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  • How to Become a Nail Tech

    • Nails

    Within the world of beauty,  Nail techs often work in a nail salon, nail studios, or spa, but there are a host of other places they can work as well. Nail technicians are able to perform a variety of nail care, nail art, and design services. Beyond nail skills, techs also have knowledge about...

  • Can a FAFSA be used to Apply to Cosmetology School

    • Cosmetology

    The field of cosmetology is always growing and there will always be a demand for career opportunities as beauty professionals. If you have a passion for beauty, creativity, and helping others feel confident and beautiful, Cosmetology is the career for you!  Deciding to take the leap towards...

  • How Long is Esthetician School?

    • Esthetics

    An Esthetician provides services focused on skin care including, but not limited to, skin treatments, facials, makeup application and hair removal. Being a licensed esthetician is a rewarding career for those that love to work with people, heal others, and educate their clients on healthy skin care...

  • Esthetician vs Cosmetologist

    • Cosmetology

    Esthetician and Cosmetologists are terms that are often intertwined with each other. What is the difference? Cosmetology can be defined as many terms: hair stylist, artist, expert in applying cosmetic procedures and skin care, and many more! Cosmetologists can hold a variety of job titles based...

  • How Long Does Cosmetology School Take?

    • Cosmetology

    Cosmetology is a rewarding career. Cosmetology has many different exciting career paths that you can choose from to use your passion for creativity and to help others. To qualify for cosmetology licensure, you must attend a licensed school and complete the state’s minimum required training...

  • What do you Learn in Esthetician School?

    • Esthetics

    Esthetics is a growing career field that you can use to show off your creativity and communication skills. Esthiology is the cosmetic practice of caring for one’s skin. Included are facials, makeup, skin treatment, and hair removal. As well as being able to analyze skin for treatment, skin...

  • Brilliant Future Scholarship

    We're excited to announce our annual Brilliant Future Scholarship. This is an opportunity for 2023 graduating high school seniors who start in our June, July or August 2023 classes to be awarded a scholarship toward their education! GUIDELINES AND RULES To qualify for the...

  • How to Learn About Skincare

    • Esthetics

    Skincare is important for everyone. The best way to learn about skincare is to study esthiology. Depending on consistent attendance, you could become a licensed esthetician in 26 scheduled weeks to complete the 750 hour Advanced Esthetics program at Aveda Institute. Esthiology is the cosmetic...

  • Become a Master Makeup Artist

    • Cosmetology

    In order to become a master makeup artist, you must practice, do your research on beauty trends and makeup styles, and go to beauty school to master your craft. In order to be a master makeup artist, one must be a licensed Cosmetologist or Esthetician. Cosmetologists and Estheticians are...

  • What Does it Take to Become an Esthetician

    • Esthetics

    Being a licensed esthetician is a rewarding career for those that love to work with people, heal others, and educate their clients on healthy skin care techniques. What does it take to become an esthetician though? Some of the top skills that make for a great esthetician are problem solving,...

  • The Difference Between Esthetic and Aesthetic

    • Esthetics

    Estheticians and Aestheticians are both licensed skin care specialists. The words get interchanged so often, it’s fairly common that the terms are interchangeable. However, the technical difference is important to know.  Estheticians focus on the cosmetic practice of caring for...

  • Free Download: Salon & Spa Business Plan Template

    Mission Statement Immediate purpose of your salon & spa business and goals within the next year. Executive Statement Include goals, value proposition and divide your statement into sections of opportunity, financial expectations, and intentions. Customer Analysis  Identify the...

  • Free Template: Salon & Spa Service Menu

    A salon & spa service menu is a list of the services that your beauty salon & spa offers. Typically a list of services, with short descriptions and prices for each. Take the time to ensure that your menu stands out and speaks for your brand.  Your salon & spa service menu...

  • Tips for Hiring Your Salon & Spa Staff

    When it comes time to hire your salon & spa staff, it can be a struggle to find people with the qualifications, work well with others, and represent your salon & spa well. Prior to placing the recruitment ad, have in mind what qualifications the candidates will need and that you are...

  • What Software Do You Need for Your Salon & Spa

    The right salon & spa software could make or break your small business. Having the best software for appointment booking, point of sale, and salon & spa management is relative. What is the best software for one salon & spa owner to manage their salon & spa, may not work for the...

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