Cosmetology Schools Begin Fundraising for National Skills USA

National Skills USA is an annual competition for cosmetology students to show off their new skills and hopefully win respect and awards for their cosmetology schools. Getting to the national competition can be tough, and fundraising is an important part of the process. Like many other schools, San Juan College’s cosmetology program will use a ‘Cut-a-thon’ to raise some of the money that will be … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Students win Scholarship in TN

Students interested in cosmetology and beauty schools in Tennessee were given the chance to cut some of the financial burden this year. Four applicants were awarded more than $1,000 each in scholarship funds thanks to the Tennessee School of Beauty and the C.B. Brown Scholarship foundation. Scholarships to cosmetology school are scarce in most parts of the country, so the chance to win such a … [Read more...]

Cosmetology School Hosts Competition & Expo in Hershey

Empire Beauty Schools hosted its 8th annual Future Professionals Competition and Expo earlier this month. The competition was held on May 20th and was judged by some of the beauty school and cosmetology industry’s leading professionals: (PRWeb) […] “Every year we are astonished by the level of talent and showmanship we see at this competition,” states Franklin K. Schoeneman, CEO, Empire … [Read more...]

Beauty School Raises Millions for Charity

A famous beauty school is back in the news this month. Along with a special Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day, Paul Mitchell Schools is said to have raised more than $2 million for charity according to Modern Salon’s Lauren Salapatek. This is the ninth year that the beauty school giant has hosted a fundraising gala. (Modern Salon) Glittering with gorgeous gowns and glamorous hairdos, the … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Students Testing Brings Anxiety

Students often fear the big test that comes at the end of cosmetology school. After thousands of hours preparing for an all-important exam that will determine if they are qualified to join the ranks of so many other cosmetologists, this is a time that can be full of stress and anxiety. Students at one cosmetology school shared their experience with the Philly Inquirer: (Philly Inquirer) May 24, … [Read more...]

Beauty Schools in Market Report Show Steady Industry Growth

Despite the recession, a few industries have experienced strong growth over the past few years. Cosmetology schools in particular have seen a steady incline in new applications thanks to a blooming job market where people can complete training and enter the industry as independent or salon-ready cosmetologists. A new report has been released to back up the trend: (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 - … [Read more...]

Cosmetology School Incorporates Redken Philosophy

Cosmetology school practice age old principles in style, but most implement contemporary elements of professional cosmetology production into the curriculum. Under new ownership, one cosmetology school is renovating the curriculum with coursework from Redken. Hi-Desert Star - The Elite Cosmetology School is under new ownership and management. Four partners, brothers Maurice and Michael Di … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Students Put to the Test at Competition

Cosmetology competitions can be fierce, but they are a great way for students to put their skills to the test. Teachers can evaluate student performance in cosmetology schools, but the controlled environment in the classroom is nothing like that which is experienced on the competition floor. Coming up this month is a cosmetology competition for which some students have spent months … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Program Now Transferable to College in Ogden

A report in the Chicago tribune this week highlights a gap in the nation’s education system that gets little attention. More high schools and community colleges are offering young students the ability to complete cosmetology school before they have even graduated from high school. The problem in most of these programs is not the education itself – in fact, many high schools students are completely … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Schools Enrolling more Male Students

In the long-standing world of beauty profession, women have far outnumbered men when it comes to choosing a career in cosmetology. But according to recent reports, more males are enrolling in cosmetology schools than ever before. The same is true in the allied health field, where an increase in total student enrollments in programs such as nursing show more and more men entering the field. Also … [Read more...]