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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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Transforming the Beauty Industry by Lauren Goebel

June 10, 2016/0/0/

Transforming the Beauty Industry by Lauren Goebel Have you ever taken a look around and noticed almost everyone around you is on their smartphone?  Technology is evolving, and it has become a huge part of our everyday lives and is transforming the beauty industry. Before, stylists had hundreds of books and magazines you would look through […]

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Does your salon or spa have integrity?

February 23, 2016/0/0/

Does your salon or spa have integrity? Does your salon or spa have integrity? Merriam-Webster defines integrity as a) the quality of being honest and fair b) the state of being complete or whole.  These simple definitions in the cosmetology industry are characteristic of a salon or spa that cares about its client’s, invests in […]

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Huffington Post Article- Running With Scissors: Why Struggling Professionals Should Be Sprinting to the Hair Industry by Nick Arrojo

December 3, 2015/0/0/

Huffington Post Article- Running With Scissors: Why Struggling Professionals Should Be Sprinting to the Hair Industry by Nick Arrojo As a hair stylist lucky enough to have enjoyed a long run on a makeover show on national television, I am often approached by people with a burning question: “What’s the big secret of beauty?” Surprisingly, […]

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4 Things You Should Know…Booth/Suite Renting from behindthechair.com

November 17, 2015/0/0/

4 Things You Should Know…Booth/Suite Renting from behindthechair.com “These are four of the hottest topics that continue to keep salon owners and booth renters at odds with one another, and some guidelines to help sort through the questions,” states Judiffier Pearson in her best-selling book, “To Rent or Not To Rent”. If you’re considering booth […]

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What it takes to really make it through cosmetology school.

October 23, 2015/0/0/

What it takes to really make it through cosmetology school. Cosmetology school is an exciting and upbeat place where one can gather the needs to build upon a career that knows no ends.  It is a fun time, but it is also a challenging one!  Knowing what it takes to make it assists in your […]

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Customer Service Anyone? by Len Melvin

October 8, 2015/0/0/

Customer Service Anyone? by Len Melvin What does customer service even look like anymore?   I think it’s safe to say that over recent years the level of customer service has dwindled.  Maybe we can attribute it to living in a world full of entitlement.  Maybe the general public is becoming lazy.  Maybe we just […]

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