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Managing Stress at the Salon

Don’t let job stress get you down! Managing the things you’re in control of will help you keep your cool. Stress on the job has been shown in study after study to be a major source of ...
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Finding the GOLD in People that Drive you CRAZY!

Have you ever had a client drive you so crazy that you felt like firing them? Can you? Did you ever want to say, “I’m sorry; nothing I’m doing is making you happy so I think it's ...
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How to Care for Dry, Cracked Lips in the Winter

To be able to know how to care for dry, cracked lips in the winter, we must first understand why it is happening. Our lips only have thin surface layers of skin so they are typically the first thing ...
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Holiday Havoc: How to Survive the Season Beautifully!

The holiday season is usually one that we all look forward to. However, the happiest time of year may leave you looking not so pleasant! It’s completely normal that all of Christmas’s ...
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5 Tips for Increasing Your Male Clientele

Specializing in cutting men’s hair is more than ever becoming a very creative and lucrative part of the salon industry. The attention to detail in the craft of men’s cutting is what ...
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Entry Level Cosmetology Tips

Fresh out of beauty school, a cosmetologist is excited to get her career into full swing. With school out and a license in hand, she is able to work full time in the hair, nail and skin industries ...
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Best Practices on How to TEACH Students to Cut Kids Hair....

A crash course in the basics! Everyone deserves and wants a great hair cut… even kids! Getting your haircut can have a powerful effect on the lives of many people no matter what their age is. ...
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Cosmetology: Not Just for Women Anymore!

Just as some fields of work were once reserved exclusively for men, the field of cosmetology used to be viewed as a women-only zone. Times are changing, though—increasingly large numbers of men ...
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10 Questions You Need to Ask Every Client

If you haven’t heard this a million times already, let us reiterate: Consultations are a cornerstone of successful appointments and happy clients. Whether your clients are 20 or 60, new or ...
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Diversify your Career! You...Reinvented!

Everyone needs an occasional makeover! Success as a cosmetologist requires more than just talent and hard work: you also have to manage to keep progressive within your industry. It means stretching ...
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Beauty Professionals Making a Difference

Learn About the Look Good…Feel Better Program! Look Good...Feel Better is a free program dedicated to helping people with cancer cope with the many appearance-related changes caused by cancer ...
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Tips to Getting the Most Out of Your Cosmetology Education

Get the most out of your cosmetology education. Follow these great tips from Modern Salon ! 1. Always be 15 minutes early. Arriving early to school every day gives you the opportunity to prepare for ...
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Job Buzz: Spa Professionals in Hot Demand

Spa professionals are in hot demand. The U.S. Department of Labor says employment of skin care specialists is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2022 and a ...
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5 Signs You Should Go to Cosmetology School

Interested in cosmetology school but not exactly sure if it is the right decision for you? Make the difficult decision an easier one by checking out Avalon School of Cosmetology’s 5 signs you ...
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Cosmetology as a Career vs. Freelance Cosmetology

One major benefit of having cosmetology as a career, aside from being a master of your own beauty of course, is its flexibility. Just as health care endlessly provides those in the medical field with ...
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There's a Sneaky Stylist in Town!

Beware Who’s in Your Chair! Developing Chair Side Manners… Have you ever gone to a Dentist or Doctor and just didn’t like the way they made you feel? You booked an appointment, ...
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Got Your Five

How big of a difference can an additional $5 per ticket make? Turns out $5 is worth a lot more than you might think! Five dollars might not seem like much, but it’s a small tweak in your tickets ...
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Why Cosmetology Is a Great Career Choice

When asked why they love their careers, most established cosmetologists would simply smile and respond ‘what’s not to love?’ That says it all. This is a great industry. It’s ...
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Beauty School On A Budget

Are you thinking about going to cosmetology or esthetician school, but are concerned about the funds for it? Know that there are many options that can help make your school experience even greater ...
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Black is the New Black

It’s timeless, figure-flattering, chic, stylish and most importantly stain repellent-it’s the signature color of our industry and here’s how to style it. Tip 1: Play With Texture ...
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The Cost of Being Casual

Being BFFs with your clients might not be the key to making money-here’s why. Stylists often put themselves at a bit of a disadvantage by generally being friendly and outgoing people who make ...
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How to Choose a Good Esthetics School?

Choosing the right beauty school for your skin esthetics training is an important step in getting your career started on the right track. With a deep passion for the industry and a desire to graduate ...
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The "Rock Star" Stylist: How to build, market, and perform like a rock star!

Someone once asked me what is it like to be a cosmetologist? The response, “It’s kind of like being a ROCK STAR!” You have a stage to perform on, fan’s that love you, a back- ...
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Challenge Yourself!

Source: FirstChair.com Whether you’re in or out of school, an effective way to broaden your styling skills is to enter a competition. Not only will you gain valuable hours of practice and ...
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Men's Method

Specializing in cutting men’s hair is more than ever becoming a very creative and lucrative part of the salon industry. The attention to detail in the craft of men’s cutting is what ...
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