Tag: cosmetology

September 5, 2017

Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students

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Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students Ensuring we are partnered with industry professionals who deliver outstanding resources of knowledge is vital to a strong education in cosmetology. This type of relationship has been found in Wella and we are proud to have them on our team. Wella is a product line that features…

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August 8, 2017

Cosmetologist Resumes

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Cosmetologist Resumes Resumes are not something that people tend to look forward to creating. There is a lot of stress about what to include, where to include it and how it will be perceived by a salon owner/manager. Regardless of if you are a student in cosmetology or a salon and spa professional, resumes are…

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August 4, 2017

Compete nationally as a student

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HAHD Student Haley Vondracek on Competition Haley Vondracek details what it means to compete as a student at Hays Academy of Hair Design When I started at Hays Academy of Hair Design I came in with a positive mindset. I had one major goal that I really wanted to accomplish; to compete in one of…

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August 1, 2017

The Power of Competition by Ms. Ashley

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 The Power of Competition by Ms. Ashley Ashley Paulson NATVA 2017 Finalist Hays Academy of Hair Design-Salina Campus Manager When I was in hair school at Hays Academy, I was introduced to the opportunity of competition. I remember being on the clinic floor after doing a peer’s color and Mr. Melvin saying, “Have you thought…

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June 21, 2017

Graduate Showcase- Jess Hail

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1. Where are you from? I was born in North Carolina. I was an army brat, so I moved a lot. I would have to say that Waynesville, Mo is my home.  2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? Always having had passion for the cosmetology field. One day, I just decided…

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June 8, 2017

Graduate Showcase- McKenzi Maska

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 Graduate Showcase- McKenzi Maska Where are you from? Hays, KS What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? I would go to the salon with my grandma as a little girl and I can remember admiring all the hair stylists.  I knew from early on this is what I was born…

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May 16, 2017

Graduate Showcase-Lisa Dechant

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Graduate Spotlight-Lisa Dechant  1. Where are you from? I am from Garden City, KS 2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend? I tried the college path and just felt like I wasn’t working towards something I was passionate about. Cosmetology was always in the back of my mind. I did some…

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April 25, 2017

Mother’s Day Brilliance at Hays Academy of Hair Design

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Mother’s Day Brilliance at Hays Academy of Hair Design Are you the typical child? Do you wait until last minute to get Mom her Mother’s Day gift? I know, I know, I am that kid too. Now that I am married and have kids of my own, I have learned exactly what mom’s want-quiet time,…

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April 11, 2017

Financial Literacy Classes in Cosmetology School?

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 Financial Literacy Classes in Cosmetology School? Hays Academy of Hair Design in Salina and Hays, Kansas strives to produce the most hirable, financially responsible graduates in the nation. It is well known in our communities that our graduates have a strong ability to succeed due to their technical and customer service skills. What many do…

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April 10, 2017

Graduate Showcase-Ashley Hille

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Graduate Showcase-Ashley Hille 1. Where are you from? -Colby, KS 2. What was defining moment in choosing cosmetology school? -I went to college on a track and cross country scholarship and kept changing my major. I had always wanted to do hair, but went the college route and couldn’t find my passion. I moved to…

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