June 18, 2012
Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships
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March 1, 2010
Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.
Keywords: building your clientele cosmetology schools education finding a job learning new techniques
February 1, 2010
Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.
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April 8, 2009
From hair recycling to building design to the products Empire Education Group students use, the new Empire location in Lauderhill, Fla., is an environmentally friendly concept school and a meaningful first step in the greening of the entire company.
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January 1, 2009
La James International College Tuscany Day Spa has a true "spa" atmosphere and full menu to go with the Greek-flavored Mediterranean decor.
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December 1, 2008
One of thebiggest rewards for running a cosmetology school is hearing from past students about their successes in the working world.
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November 1, 2007
Getting the "pick of the litter" of top graduates is just one of the benefits of working closely a local cosmetology school.
Keywords: cosmetology schools finding/retaining staff recruiting staff training
September 1, 2007
Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.
Keywords: cosmetology schools Maggie Franklin Maisie Dunbar nail education Shari Finger
May 11, 2007
Regis Schools and Empire Beauty Schools have merged to form Empire Education Group.
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May 11, 2007
The American Association of Cosmetology Schools has designed a website just for educators at www.beautyeducators.org.
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December 12, 2006
There’s been an increase in cosmetology school enrollment of more than 29% from 2000 to 2005, according to a recent study by NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences).
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November 1, 2006
A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.
Keywords: allergic reactions communicating with customers continuing education cosmetology schools customer service
June 1, 2006
I’d like to show that a nail care career offers an excellent option for career-oriented high-schoolers and those considering a career switch. The dollar figures make a compelling case for a nail care career.
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October 1, 2005
Since we’re focusing on education in this month’s issue, we thought it fitting to spotlight schools that are providing their nail students with topnotch education. Offering business classes, advanced education, and resources such as job placement after graduation are some of the ways they’re helping turn out nail techs better suited for the real world of nails.
Keywords: cosmetology schools school profiles schools working with schools
September 1, 2003
Is the problem the schools themselves? Is the problem that students are not motivated? Is it that once in a salon, new nail techs cannot earn a living quickly enough to stay motivated?
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