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Graduate Showcase-Anna McKenna

March 28, 2017/0/0/

Graduate Showcase-Anna McKenna 1. Where are you from? I am from Salina, Kansas. 2.What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? I always knew I wanted to attend cosmetology school, but my parents wanted me to “get the college experience first”. I went on from high school to attend Emporia State [...]

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What Happened to the Commission Based Salon?

March 8, 2017/0/2/

What Happened to the Commission Based Salon? Long is lost the great commission based salon of the past. Don’t get me wrong, there are certainly some great commission based salons around, but they are becoming few and far between in todays salon landscape. The commission based salon……a salon environment full of teamwork, ongoing education, and [...]

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What Would Beyonce Do?

January 24, 2017/0/0/

What Would Beyonce Do? Queen B is known around the world for being an edgy superstar. Married to Jay Z, the two have become one of the most referred to super couples in entertainment. From performing to sold out crowds around the globe to performing at the White House, you could say she has influenced [...]

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10 Must Know Tips from Previous Avenue Five Students

January 17, 2017/0/0/

10 Must Know Tips from Previous Avenue Five Students Once you have graduated from cosmetology school, you must take another big step. That is taking your State Board examination and previous cosmetology students can offer the best tips toward acing this test. Once this examination is passed, you will be licensed in cosmetology, as a [...]

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January 13, 2017/0/0/

3 Things to Know Before the Hair Competition Hays Academy of Hair Design students in Salina and Hays, Kansas are exposed to many aspects of the cosmetology industry throughout their time in school. From a full cosmetology educational experience to actual salon visits to business training, our students have the opportunity to become very well [...]

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December 20, 2016/0/0/

3 Results of Professional Social Media Pages Over one billion people are active on Facebook and more than 100 million people use Instagram regularly. The ability to reach new clients has never been more accessible in history! Are you developing a solid foundation in social media to showcase your work and your salon? Regardless of how you answer [...]

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The Benefit of Job Shadowing

November 8, 2016/0/0/

The Benefit of Job Shadowing For many cosmetology students, their first thought of attending cosmetology school occurred when they were sitting in a salon chair getting services done at a great salon with phenomenal stylists. Witnessing people who were excited and passionate about their careers who have the ability to make someone not only look [...]

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Want to own a salon? Here is what you should know!

September 23, 2016/0/1/

Want to own a salon? Here is what you should know! Me- What would you like to do in cosmetology? Student- I want to own my own salon! Working in cosmetology education, I hear this answer a lot. In fact, I believe it is probably the goal of 75% of our students to one day [...]

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A True Service Industry by Len Melvin

August 23, 2016/0/0/

A True Service Industry! by Len Melvin Few, if any industries allow you to give back the way the beauty industry does.  By giving your time and minimal out of pocket expense, the beauty industry affords one the opportunity to give back in big ways.  Hays Academy of Hair Design, with campuses in Hays and […]

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Sassoon, Refreshed! by Ashley Paulson

August 16, 2016/0/0/

Sassoon, Refreshed! by Ashley Paulson As a Sassoon Academy School Connection member school, we at Hays Academy of Hair Design are able to set ourselves apart from other schools. It is a very elite and structured program that we are honored to take part in. The most important part of a cosmetologist’s education is being […]

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