September 11, 2012 | Article
All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.
August 23, 2012 | Article
Veteran tech John Hauk drops in on student blogger Starr Rooks after hearing that meeting him was one of her professional goals.
July 26, 2012 | Article
London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) raised approximately £1,000 at its Guinness World Records attempt in May benefitting two charities: Rays of Sunshine and The Eve Appeal.
June 21, 2012 | Article
While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.
March 21, 2012 | Article
The Beauty Changes Lives Blog answers that question by showcasing how beauty professionals and ordinary “civilians” are using beauty to benefit individuals and communities around the globe.
August 15, 2011 | Article
We recently heard from Heather Smith of Nescopeck, Pa., who created 3-D acrylic sculptured nails — very impressive, especially for a newbie!
February 28, 2011 | Article
Students at the Celebrity School of Beauty in Miami design a "nail dress."
October 1, 2010 | Article
Empire Education Group’s top students were honored on May 17 at this year’s Future Professionals Expo & Competition. More than 1,900 students from Empire’s 96 schools across the nation attended the 6th annual event in Hershey, Pa., where students from each school competed for valuable prizes.
February 1, 2010 | Article
Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.
April 8, 2009 | Article
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.
January 1, 2009 | Article
La James International College Tuscany Day Spa has a true "spa" atmosphere and full menu to go with the Greek-flavored Mediterranean decor.
December 1, 2008 | Article
One of thebiggest rewards for running a cosmetology school is hearing from past students about their successes in the working world.
October 1, 2005 | Article
Around the country, enrollment in nails-only programs at traditional cosmetology schools is down. Meanwhile, students are flocking to skin-care programs. But despite the challenges these changes pose for schools, employment opportunities for nail graduates remains strong.
January 1, 1999 | Article
November 1, 1992 | Article
Unqualified instructors, unmotivated students, outdated curricula, impractical testing, and student loan abuse are only some of the problems with cosmetology school education. Reform is not likely to start with the government, but from within the industry itself.