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AACS: Many Beauty Schools Closing Nail Programs

May 16, 2013  | Article

In an article in its member magazine BeautyLink, the AACS says a top reason is the lack of federal funding.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   newbie  

Should You Give Your Phone Number to Students?

April 26, 2013  | Article

For many of us, our personal cell phones are the best way to get a hold of us, either via call or text message. But is it a good idea to be quite that accessible to a classroom of cosmetology or nail students, who may contact you without reservation about all sorts of issues pertaining to class (and not)? We asked: As a school instructor or owner, is it wise to give students your cell phone number? Why or why not?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  

2013 Mural Contest: Something to Squawk About

March 18, 2013  | Photo Gallery

Shannon McCown of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, won our 2013 Mural Contest with her stunning avian-inspired design. This year’s entries took on a wide range of themes — and depicted them beautifully.

Keywords: contests   cosmetology schools   nail art murals   vocational schools  

The Apprentice

March 13, 2013  | Article

Donald Trump may have given apprenticeship some glamour, but aspiring nail techs have been completing these hands-on training programs for years pre-dating the hit show “The Apprentice”. (And instead of hearing “you’re fired,” nail tech apprentices hear “you’re licensed!”) Before you sign up for an apprenticeship, take on an apprentice at your salon, or set out to get your state’s laws changed on the subject, here’s what you need to know.

Keywords: apprentice programs   cosmetology schools   state licensing  

How Flexible Should You Be with Non-Traditional Students?

March 5, 2013  | Article

Not everybody has the resources to be the perfect student despite their best intentions. That means sometimes students have to miss class when their kids’ babysitter flakes or they neglect to turn in their homework because they have to work late at their full-time job. We asked nail school instructors to tell us: How flexible should you be when accommodating non-traditional students?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   work life balance  

Tricks of the Trade: Student Wins Day of Mentorship with CND

December 22, 2012  | Article

Mentoring a new nail tech can be a rewarding experience for both the mentor and the mentee. After winning a Beauty Changes Lives student competition, Marinello Schools of Beauty student Cheyanne Birchall was awarded a day of mentorship with CND co-founder Jan Arnold. Here, they both share their experiences attending Beauty Buzz 2012 in Detroit and inspiring each other.

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   mentoring   scholarships  

What to Look for in a Beauty School Nail Program

November 14, 2012  | Article

A licensed nail tech and nail program instructor shares 19 questions aspiring techs should ask before enrolling in a school program.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   paying for school   schools  

Beyoncé Establishes Cosmetology Training Program

November 7, 2012  | Article

Pop star Beyoncé and her mother and business partner Tina Knowles recently founded the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center as part of Phoenix House, a non-profit provider of substance abuse services since 1967.

Keywords: celebrities   cosmetology schools  

Energize Students Via a School-wide Competition, Tradeshow, and Networking Event

October 3, 2012  | Article

Empire Education Group has found great success in its annual Future Professionals Expo and offers tips on its strategies and how your school can start its own event.

Keywords: CND   competitions   cosmetology schools   Empire Education Group   Milady  

5 Scholarships To Tell Prospective Students About

October 3, 2012  | Article

If you’re turning prospective students away because of their inability to afford your school’s tuition, here are some scholarships you could be turning them to instead.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   OPI products   paying for school   Professional Beauty Association   Sally Beauty  

Making Learning Fun: Competitions, Games, and Community Service Add Student Engagement

October 3, 2012  | Article

Learning doesn’t have to be boring and difficult when dedicated nail instructors find clever ways to make education fun for their students. Here are a few fun ways you can spruce up your nail classes, from three creative nail teachers.

Keywords: charity   competitions   cosmetology schools  

Nail School Receives Title IV Funding

September 21, 2012  | Article

It’s not just the spa-like atmosphere at Long Island’s Nail & Skin Institute that makes the school unique. Its financial aid program allows students to receive Title IV funding through the U.S. Department of Education.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   paying for school  

Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

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.

Keywords: Backscratchers   California   CND   cosmetology schools   education  

John Hauk Surprises A Fan

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.

Keywords: charity   cosmetology schools   John Hauk   Light Elegance   student issues  

Beauty College Beats Its Own Guinness World Record for Manicures

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.

Keywords: charity   competitions   cosmetology schools   international  

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