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3 Easy Fall Nail Art Projects for Students

October 2, 2015  | Article

Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   instructors   nail art   nail students  

Inspiring Instructor: Q & A with Jessica Taylor

August 21, 2015  | Article

As the senior instructor at the Honolulu Nail Academy, Jessica Taylor has had a lot of experience in the classroom. We recently caught up with this popular and engaging instructor for a fun and informative Q&A.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   instructors   nail students  

Roundup: Teaching to Diverse Backgrounds

August 3, 2015  | Article

We asked nail school instructors: How do you approach teaching a class of students with diverse backgrounds (the older senior student, the very young/teen student, the student with a troubled background)?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues   teaching  

Founder of Footlogix to Speak July 25

July 21, 2015  | Article

Katharin von Gavel, founder and CEO of Footlogix, will speak at the Career Educators Alliance (CEA) Annual Convention and Expo to be held July 24-27, 2015.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Footlogix   medical pedicures   pedicure safety   student issues  

School Profile: Color My Nails School of Nail Technology

June 19, 2015  | Article

Although Jamie Comstock didn’t grow up with a dream to become a nail technician, her sister Monica persuaded her to try it out. After opening their own salon, Monica decided to open a nail school as well. Sadly, Monica passed away from breast cancer five years ago, but now Jamie carries on her sister’s legacy with the passion they both shared for nails. NAILS recently caught up with Jamie to learn more about Color My Nails School of Nail Technology.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   school profiles   teaching  

3 Easy Summer Nail Art Projects for Students

June 12, 2015  | Article

Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   Gelish   nail art   OPI Products  

Bellus Academy Celebrates Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day

June 8, 2015  | Article

The Bellus Academy campuses in California and Kansas showed their survivor spirit on Tuesday, June 2, as they provided complimentary lilac polishes to cancer fighters, survivors, caretakers, and friends.

Keywords: cancer   CND   cosmetology schools   education   Minx  

What I Wish I'd Known About Teaching

May 11, 2015  | Article

Sometimes we jump in and take on roles professionally, not knowing exactly what we’re getting into. Often it’s a case of sink or swim. We asked instructors: What do you wish you had known before you started teaching?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   healthy working   schools   teaching  

The Power of Engagement: Motivate Your Students Now!

April 27, 2015  | Article

Although it can be a daunting task to keep students excited and productive while in nail school, there are things instructors can do to help their students keep moving forward.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   teaching  

Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Award Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage

March 26, 2015  | News

The beauty industry united on Saturday, March 21, to celebrate the legacy of a man who revolutionized the business of beauty education. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) posthumously honored Leo Passage; founder of Pivot Point International, Inc. Passage’s wife Lenie, and son Robert accepted the award on behalf of Leo.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   cosmetology schools   Lavette Cephus   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist  

Could One of Your Recent Graduates Be NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist?

March 9, 2015  | Article

NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist is searching for licensed nail techs of all experience levels who have that “it” factor. Does one of your recent nail program graduates fit the bill?

Keywords: competitions   contests   cosmetology schools   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist  

Milady’s New and Updated Standard Cosmetology, 2016 is Now Available

February 18, 2015  | Article

Milady announces the latest edition of Milady Standard Cosmetology, the most commonly used resource in cosmetology education.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   instructors   Milady   student issues  

Hidden Money: Five Easy Nail Art Designs Customers Can’t Resist

February 13, 2015  | Article

Use this article to help your students learn the best nail art techniques to increase their future bottom line.

Keywords: CND   color blocking   cosmetology schools   embellishments   half-moon mani  

Reminder! The BCL/CND /Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program is Now Accepting Applications.

January 30, 2015  | Article

The Beauty Changes Lives/CND/ Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship program is now accepting applications through March 23, 2015. This program is open to new students attending a qualifying nail technology school. Ten winners will receive 100% of their program tuition costs funded (up to $5,000).

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   Professional Beauty Association  

Nail Systems International Partners with The Beauty Point Academy

January 12, 2015  | Article

On December 20th, 2014, The Beauty Point Academy of San Antonio,Tex., celebrated the grand opening of the first ever Nail Systems International-approved (NSI) training program in the United States.

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   NSI   student issues  

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