Beauty School Salon Savings in Chico

Students in beauty schools get hands-on training by practicing their skills on mannequins and other students. When the end of the program is in sight, it is time to work with the public to learn about customer service and relationship building. It also gives students the opportunity to learn about day-to-day operations in a professional salon. For people living in the community however, student salons offer affordability. Cosmetology schools like Marinello offer salon services to budget-conscious customers.


(The Orion) April 30, 2012 – Keeping hair neat and nails manicured can be pricey for college students, but a beauty school just off Skyway Road could save those budgets from sheer destruction. Marinello Schools of Beauty began in 1905 after a woman named Ruth Maurer created a batch of face cream in her kitchen, according to the Marinello website.


Confident she could make a living off beauty products in an age where hair was dried with kerosene lamps, Maurer sold her own line of beauty products across the United States. She then opened many beauty schools to train beauticians and named it after Giovanni Marinello, founder of Modern Cosmetics.  The students practice on each other, clients and doll heads, said Ria Grassia, a student at the Chico Marinello School of Beauty.


They’re always supervised by teachers when working on clients, but because they’re without beautician’s licenses and still learning, students are able to offer much cheaper prices, she said. Two years ago, Grassia was working in retail in New York with her Navy husband and two children. When she and her husband decided to change careers, she… read more from The Orion.


To find out more about cosmetology schools and salons, look to the internet or local phone book for student salons in your area. If you are a student interested in a career in cosmetology, click “search by state” above to find a cosmetology school in your area.


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