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Beacon Competition 2016 Entry Process Opens December 3, 2015

November 18, 2015  | Article

The renowned Beacon competition provides the nation’s most promising cosmetology students with education and opportunities to network with the industry’s highest profile salon owners, professionals, and stylists during PBA Beauty Week, held in Las Vegas July 23-25, 2016.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   PBA   scholarships   student issues  

Five Ways to Deliver Great Customer Service

November 16, 2015  | Article

Use this article to help your students learn five customer service basics to incorporate into every service to create a loyal and happy clientele for years to come.

Keywords: customer service   instructors   nail school   student issues  

Beauty Changes Lives Awards Ten BCL/CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarships

October 21, 2015  | Article

Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   Jan Arnold   scholarships   student issues  

Nail Schools Can Help End Domestic Abuse This Month

October 14, 2015  | Article

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has trained hundreds of beauty professionals to recognize domestic violence warning signs and to safely refer clients, colleagues, friends, and family to local resources through its CUT IT OUT: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program (CIO).

Keywords: domestic violence   instructors   PBA   schools   student issues  

Roundup: What is the greatest success you have had in teaching?

October 8, 2015  | Article

As instructors, you have the opportunity to touch the lives of many people. This opportunity brings with it the potential for great success. We asked instructors to share their biggest triumphs.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues  

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  

Beauty Changes Lives Awards Ten BCL/CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarships

June 30, 2015  | Article

Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive “tuition at their fingertips” financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   Jan Arnold   scholarships   student issues  

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  

Online Educational Resources for Nail Techs and Students

May 27, 2015  | Article

Nail school is a great place to learn the basics and practice more advanced techniques, but to really excel, it’s imperative to hone your skills outside the classroom as well. Encourage your students to visit these top online continuing education sites for nail techs.

Keywords: CND   continuing education   Gina Silvestro   Holly Schippers   Lauren Wireman  

Why Newbies Should Attend Premiere Orlando 2015

May 22, 2015  | Article

With more than 650 classes offered and close to 800 exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando is the largest beauty show in the United States and provides a great opportunity for nail tech students to immerse themselves in the industry.

Keywords: CND   Gelish   instructors   Le Chat   networking event  

Download New Nail Salon Safety Fact Sheets

May 18, 2015  | Article

The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.

Keywords: California state regulations   instructors   OSHA   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Ten Tips for Effective Teaching

May 4, 2015  | Article

We talked to educators from various disciplines and identified some of the main qualities needed for good teaching. Whether you’re teaching a room of kindergarteners, a university classroom, or a group of adult nail school students, these are the qualities you’ll want to develop to be an effective teacher.

Keywords: instructors   schools   student issues  

The Beauty Industry Survival Guide Now Available

April 13, 2015  | Article

While school may teach you the basics, entering the beauty industry as a total newbie can be intimidating. Popular blogger Tina Alberino has written the ultimate guide to navigating this exciting industry, The Beauty Industry Survival Guide.

Keywords: books   student issues  

Hurry! Deadlines for PBA Scholarships Are Fast Approaching

April 6, 2015  | Article

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.

Keywords: PBA   scholarships   student issues  

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