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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  

Your Students Could Win $25,000 in Beauty Industry Scholarships from OPI!

March 12, 2015  | Article

To encourage and support new talent in the nail industry, OPI continues to offer various scholarships to deserving, qualified students.

Keywords: education   OPI Products   scholarships   student issues  

Inspiring Instructor: Q & A with Jamaica Starr

November 14, 2014  | Article

Jamaica Starr’s background is one of those against-the-odds stories that imparts hope. Now a successful salon owner and instructor for Sindy Mark’s Nail Art Academy, Starr overcame a life once rife with drugs, prison, and hardship. We caught up with Starr to find out how she left her old life behind to attain her dreams.

Keywords: continuing education   education   nail art   nail education   student issues  

Keep on Techin’

October 13, 2014  | Article

Several years ago, Sandra Taylor made the move from truck driver to nail tech — and now school owner. Nail School News recently caught up with Taylor to find out more about her unusual career path.

Keywords: alternative careers   cosmetology schools   education   school profiles  

The Academy of Nail Design’s New Derma Care Nail Specialist Program

September 22, 2014  | Article

The Academy of Nail Design’s new derma care nail specialist program offers beauty professionals the opportunity to earn a professional designation that will take their careers to the next level.

Keywords: continuing education   education  

Inspiring Instructor: Q & A with Wendi Ingalls

September 16, 2014  | Article

Congratulations to Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology-Greenville instructor Wendi Ingalls for winning the N.F. Cimaglia "Educator of the Year" award! Nail School News caught up with Ingalls to hear more about what makes her such a great educator.

Keywords: education   schools   teaching  

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) Visits White House

September 5, 2014  | Article

On August 19, representatives from the AACS, including Greg Jones, Christine Gordon, Anthony Fragomeni, and Tom Netting, met at the White House with a special assistant to the president on education policy and an Office of Policy Development senior advisor.

Keywords: AACS   cosmetology schools   education   schools  

Milady Education Network Revamps Online Resources to Become

June 27, 2014  | Article

As one of the beauty and wellness industry’s top resources for professional training since 1927, Milady continues to aid beauty professionals by re-launching their professional learning site, the new and improved

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   education   Milady   schools  

Roundup: What's Your Work/Life Balance?

June 11, 2014  | Article

We asked some of you about your work/life balance. About how much time do you spend weekly working on your daily classroom presentations during your off-hours? How do you balance that time with your personal life? Here are the answers.

Keywords: education   schools  

NAILS Career Handbook 2014 Available Now

June 9, 2014  | Article

This annual guide helps students and recent grads transition from school to the real world. Order free copies to hand out to your students and access the digital version online for free.

Keywords: career handbook   education   schools  

Q&A with Georgianna Halverson [Elite Nail School Profile]

May 16, 2014  | Article

Open since 2010, Elite Nail School is a highly successful nail school located in Madison, Wis. The school thrives largely because of its dedication to quality education and staying on top of cutting-edge technology and trends. NAILS recently spoke with owner and director Georgianna Halverson to learn more about Elite’s winning formula.

Keywords: education   school profiles   Wisconsin  

How to Help Your Students Choose the Right Salon: Part One

April 28, 2014  | Article

How do you help students choose the right salon to work in after graduating from nail school? At Chicago Nail School, we assign a salon visiting project.

Keywords: education   schools   student issues  

Student Spotlight: Phylicia Cain

April 11, 2014  | Article

Recently, Nail School News caught up with an incredibly talented student named Phylicia Cain. We were intrigued enough by her nail art to find out more. Read on to learn about this talented student and see pictures of her innovative designs.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   education   Minnesota   Minnesota School of Cosmetology   nail art  

Beauty Changes Lives/CND Tippi Hedren Scholarship Winners Announced

April 8, 2014  | Article

Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive full scholarships from the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) to complete nail technician programs.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   education   scholarships  

Roundup: What Would You Change About Nail Schools?

March 28, 2014  | Article

We asked nail techs, students, and instructors, what would you improve/change about nail schools?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   education   schools  

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