September 21, 2012
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.
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September 11, 2012
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.
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August 23, 2012
Veteran tech John Hauk drops in on student blogger Starr Rooks after hearing that meeting him was one of her professional goals.
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July 26, 2012
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.
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July 13, 2012
The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center, founded by pop superstar Beyoncé and her mother and business partner, Tina Knowles, is an exciting addition to nonprofit drug rehabiliation facility Phoenix House's Career Academy. It is a fitting way for Beyoncé and her mother to give back together, as Tina Knowles worked as a hairstylist for many years, and a young Beyoncé would even "perform" for customers in the salon. In this video, Tina Knowles speaks about the project.
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June 21, 2012
While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.
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June 18, 2012
Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships
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February 28, 2011
Students at the Celebrity School of Beauty in Miami design a "nail dress."
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March 1, 2010
Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.
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February 1, 2010
Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.
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April 8, 2009
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.
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January 1, 2009
La James International College Tuscany Day Spa has a true "spa" atmosphere and full menu to go with the Greek-flavored Mediterranean decor.
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December 1, 2008
One of thebiggest rewards for running a cosmetology school is hearing from past students about their successes in the working world.
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November 1, 2007
Getting the "pick of the litter" of top graduates is just one of the benefits of working closely a local cosmetology school.
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September 1, 2007
Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.
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