Tag: cosmetology

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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February 10, 2017

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Hays Academy of Hair Design Celebrates Black History Month by Commemorating Madam C.J. Walker In February, Hays Academy of Hair Design would like to take the opportunity to celebrate Black History Month. As a school, we celebrate and commemorate the pioneers who have worked to bring equality for all Black Americans! In the beauty industry,…

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January 27, 2017

Hays Academy Mourns the Loss of an Industry Icon

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Hays Academy Mourns the Loss of an Industry Icon In the cosmetology industry, professionals and students alike seek to find someone that they can relate to, someone who has made a mark on the industry and given them incredible bits of knowledge to utilize in their own lives and careers. For so many of our…

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January 17, 2017

10 Must Know Tips from Previous Avenue Five Students

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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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December 16, 2016

Client Care in the Holiday Season

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Client Care in the Holiday Season The holiday season, for some, can be a time of joy and celebration as families come together from all over to be together and celebrate the reason for Christmas. For others, the holiday season is one of hardship and sadness. For example, this may be the first Christmas without…

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December 6, 2016

Featured Student-Caitlyn Larson 3x NaB Business Student of the Month

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Featured Student-Caitlyn Larson 3 Questions for a 3 time Nuts and Bolts Business Student of the Month Caitlyn Larson is from St. George, Kansas and a graduate of Rock Creek High School. After graduation, Caitlyn went to college to play softball and soon realized that her passion was in cosmetology. Being in cosmetology school for…

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November 1, 2016

Top 3 Desires of New Cosmetologists

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3 Desires of New Cosmetologists Students of cosmetology at Hays Academy of Hair Design in Salina and Hays, Kansas are seeking employment from the best salons in the area. Although each salon has specialties and vary in the different products and services offered, the one thing that stands out among area salons is the fact…

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October 25, 2016

How to Avoid Test Anxiety

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How to Avoid Test Anxiety It is estimated that 1/3 of all students in post-secondary education suffer from anxiety over testing. The fear of failure, not measuring up to your standards, and the thought of being underprepared are a few examples of real-life fears many students experience in schools across the country. At Hays Academy…

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October 18, 2016

5 Steps To Winter Hair Care

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5 Steps to Winter Hair Care Although you might not think it will ever get here, Winter in Kansas can be absolutely brutal. From cold temperatures and sharp winds to snow and ice, these elements do more than affect your core temperature, they affect your hair! Knowing how to combat this issue is vital to…

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September 23, 2016

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

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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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