November 19, 2012
Recognition by an authorized organization or agency that a school meets certain acceptable standards in its education programs, services, and facilities; regional accreditation usually applies to a school as a whole; accreditation of specific types of schools, such as trade and technical schools, may also be determined by a national organization (NACCAS is an organization that accredits cosmetology schools).
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November 14, 2012
A licensed nail tech and nail program instructor shares 19 questions aspiring techs should ask before enrolling in a school program.
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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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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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February 28, 2011
Students at the Celebrity School of Beauty in Miami design a "nail dress."
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October 1, 2010
Italian-based nail product company Nailevo completed its first-ever European Nail Cruise this past May. The luxurious MSC Musica sailed to some of the most romantic places in the Mediterranean Sea while top global nail experts taught everything from gels to acrylics to e-file techniques.
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October 1, 2010
Empire Education Group’s top students were honored on May 17 at this year’s Future Professionals Expo & Competition. More than 1,900 students from Empire’s 96 schools across the nation attended the 6th annual event in Hershey, Pa., where students from each school competed for valuable prizes.
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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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September 14, 2007
Poway, Je Boutique, and Bay Vista academies are launching the nation's first Spa Nail Technician Program.
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July 27, 2007
Milady's Standard Cosmetology textbook features a fresh layout, new photography and illustrations, reorganized chapters, and new information on sanitation and infection control.
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May 11, 2007
Regis Schools and Empire Beauty Schools have merged to form Empire Education Group.
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October 1, 2005
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.
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July 12, 2005
Color My Nails School of Nail Technology in Midvale, Utah, has been accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), becoming the first nail school accredited by the association.
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February 1, 2003
Continuing education is key to the future growth of the industry. So why is it not getting the attention it deserves? Have nail techs and manufacturers become disenchanted with continuing education and relegated it to the back burner?
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December 1, 2002
Graduating from cosmetology school is only the beginning of what can be a fulfilling career in the nail industry — provided you take a step in the right direction. Knowing where and how to look for the perfect job and keeping up to date with trends are only a few things you can do to be successful right from the start.
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