October 5, 2015

October Newsletter

Check out our October Newsletter by clicking on the link below. October Newsletter PDF

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October 1, 2015

Three Skills to Make it in Cosmetology


The cosmetology field is wide open with possibilities and career options that will allow for individuals to pursue their dreams and aspirations in ways that evolve on a regular basis. This is an exciting time to be in the industry, but it is also a very highly competitive time period.  Your stylist skills are important,…

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September 29, 2015

Attention all High School Juniors and Seniors

While in high school, you are surrounded by endless possibilities for your future.  The world literally is yours for the taking!  Choosing a path however, is a difficult and sometimes costly ordeal.  The good news is, it doesn’t have to be.  Higher education, whether that be a trade school or a traditional college/university, is a…

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September 23, 2015

Fall Makeup Tutorial by Hays Academy of Hair Design


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August 28, 2015

Introvert…Extravert…Ambivert—Doing Right by Your Clients

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Introvert…Extravert…Ambivert—Doing Right by Your Clients Introverts are known to be reclusive, and appreciative of their own space. Often times, they are not into making small talk, but will prefer in-depth conversation if any conversation at all. More often than not, these are quiet, shy, or passive people who aren’t overly expressive in their opinions unless…

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August 25, 2015

Reasons people are choosing Kansas to work in Cosmetology

Reasons people are choosing Kansas to work in Cosmetology When most people think fashion and new trends, they seldom think Kansas. But, that stereotype of Kansas being a boring and ultra conservative state is being challenged. Young people from all over Kansas are achieving an education in cosmetology that inspires them to go beyond the…

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August 23, 2015

Being a Single mother while in Cosmetology School by Ashley Paulson

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Being a Single Mother while in Cosmetology School by Ashley Paulson It seems that in each class we start quarterly, there are a handful of students that are playing the role of both mother and father to a child, or children. When I get to hearing their stories and the journey that brought them to…

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August 18, 2015

How to Make Money in the Beauty Industry by Danielle Markley

How to Make Money in the Beauty Industry by Danielle Markley, Co-Owner of Hays Academy of Hair Design I always aspired to one day be a hairdresser. As a young child I remember daydreaming about the fun and excitement that a career in the beauty industry would provide me. As I got older and closer…

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August 13, 2015

Wella Educator Taylor Norrid visits Hays Academy of Hair Design

Wella Educator Taylor Norrid visits Hays Academy of Hair Design Taylor Norrid is an incredibly inspirational and uplifting educator for Wella, as well as a partner at Panther City Salon in Ft. Worth, Texas. While visiting our two campuses in Hays, Kansas and Salina, Kansas she expressed how Wella is evolving to better suit the…

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August 7, 2015

Tips to Achieving Gainful Employment at Hays Academy of Hair Design

  Tips to Achieving Gainful Employment at Hays Academy of Hair Design Attaining a job that will provide you with fulfillment as well as allow you to experience financial stability may be the exact reason you entered cosmetology. Perhaps you want to be able to make people feel incredible inside and out. Whatever your reason…

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  • Hays Academy of Hair Design is a great school. The owners and instructors truly seem to care about our success in school and afterwards. They do so much more than just preparing you for your state board exams. They help you build habits and character that will last a lifetime and help you in your career and life in general.

    Bailey J.

    Hays Academy of Hair Design provided me the tools, experience, and opportunity to go out and succeed. Whenever I was feeling down they always went out of their way to pick me back up. They made me realize you can go anywhere in life as long as you work hard and want it They definitely care about their students and it is so plain to see that. They made me feel like one of their own, I can definitely see why they say “Welcome to the family”.

    Lexie R.
  • I will absolutely miss my time as a student here and always have a special place in my heart for this school, staff, and the other students! I have made so many accomplishments in my short time here and made some lifelong friends along the way! I am very appreciative of the staff for always pushing me to do my best, and would ALWAYS recommend this school to anyone wanting to learn the best education they can receive for Cosmetology!
    – Salina Campus

    Kylie M.

    After graduating high school I was looking for an amazing school where I could start my career. I toured at Hays Academy and it was the perfect fit for me. After starting they soon became family and I created amazing relationships with fellow students. Hays Academy provided a great learning environment to create a foundation in skills that I will carry with me to the salon. In the past year my life has changed for the best and it is because of my experience at Hays Academy.
    – Hays Campus

    Tori D.
  • When I came to Hays Academy of Hair Design, I was nervous. But I quickly felt like part of the family. Hays Academy of Hair Design was like my second home. I loved getting up and going to school! I will always be grateful for the new path I’ve been given.
    – Hays Campus

    Kari N.

    “I loved my experience here. The teachers were great and always there when I needed something. I’m super excited to get out on my own and know that I always have people I can look up to!”
    -Salina Campus

    Paige P.

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1214 E 27th St,
Hays, KS 67601

(785) 628-6624

Salina Campus

115 S 5th St,
Salina, KS 67401

(785) 833-2280
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