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Regis and Empire Beauty Schools Merge

May 11, 2007  | News

Regis Schools and Empire Beauty Schools have merged to form Empire Education Group.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools  

AACS Launches New Websites

May 11, 2007  | News

The American Association of Cosmetology Schools has designed a website just for educators at

Keywords: associations   cosmetology schools  

Does Beauty School Prepare You For Your Job?

February 1, 2007  | Article

We’ve asked a recent graduate, a school founder, and a salon owner who hires newly graduated techs about how well beauty school prepares you for the “real world.”

Keywords: cosmetology schools   finding a job   job choices   working with schools  

NACCAS: School Enrollment Increases, More Men Entering Industry

December 12, 2006  | News

There’s been an increase in cosmetology school enrollment of more than 29% from 2000 to 2005, according to a recent study by NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences).

Keywords: cosmetology schools   NACCAS  

Michigan Changes Some Aspects of Licensing Exams

November 3, 2006  | News

Michigan school instructors and students should be aware of several changes to the state’s licensing exams.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   licensing   state licensing  

My Biggest Challenge Is…

November 1, 2006  | Article

A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.

Keywords: allergic reactions   communicating with customers   continuing education   cosmetology schools   customer service  

A Dollar-and-Cents Case for a Nail Career

June 1, 2006  | Article

 I’d like to show that a nail care career offers an excellent option for career-oriented high-schoolers and those considering a career switch. The dollar figures make a compelling case for a nail care career.

Keywords: alternative careers   cosmetology schools   finding a job   job choices   salary survey  

Schools That Rock

October 1, 2005  | Article

Since we’re focusing on education in this month’s issue, we thought it fitting to spotlight schools that are providing their nail students with topnotch education. Offering business classes, advanced education, and resources such as job placement after graduation are some of the ways they’re helping turn out nail techs better suited for the real world of nails.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   school profiles   schools   working with schools  

Nails-Only Programs on the Decline

October 1, 2005  | Article

Around the country, enrollment in nails-only programs at traditional cosmetology schools is down. Meanwhile, students are flocking to skin-care programs. But despite the challenges these changes pose for schools, employment opportunities for nail graduates remains strong.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   discount salons   nails-only salons  

Continuing Education Means Keeping Your Mind Open

September 1, 2003  | Article

Is the problem the schools themselves? Is the problem that students are not motivated? Is it that once in a salon, new nail techs cannot earn a living quickly enough to stay motivated?

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools  

Students Master Spa Fundamentals

April 1, 2002  | Article

School owner teaches her students to add the "spa" touches to their skills. 

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  

Downward Trend in Student Enrollment

January 1, 2002  | Article

 The number of students enrolling in manicuring and nail technology courses has declined.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   industry research   schools  

Reader to Reader: What kind of relationship do you maintain with cosmetology schools?

November 1, 2000  | Article

Says one reader: "As a state school coordinator for OPI, I keep in contact with privately owned beauty schools, community colleges, and high schools that have cosmetology programs."

Keywords: cosmetology schools   mentoring   Reader to Reader  

Is There Still Something Wrong With Our Schools?

September 1, 2000  | Article

A few years back, we asked the question, “What’s wrong with our schools?” in an article that exposed the industry’s complaints about how we train our professionals. Eight years later; we decided to see what, if anything, had changed.

Keywords: AACS   cosmetology schools   NACCAS   National Cosmetology Association  

Just My Opinion: The School Owner’s Point of View

January 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: apprentice programs   cosmetology schools   newbie   schools  

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