Tag: hair cut

December 20, 2016

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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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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 15, 2016

Inspirational Story-Gentle Kindness

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Inspirational Story-Gentle Kindness Cosmetology-the industry where you can change people’s lives while you do their hair. Talk about an incredible story with a happy ending. You never know the impact you can have on someone simply by doing your job and having a heart. Viola, an 85-year-old woman came in to get her hair permed….

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November 8, 2016

The Benefit of Job Shadowing

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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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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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August 12, 2016

Top 3 Skills Salon Owners/Managers Seek

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Top 3 Skills Salon Owners/Managers Seek Knowing what is expected from your employer is a basic element to being successful in the workplace. Although each industry is different in terms of their expectations, there are some very common points that each employer will find to reign true for their particular business. These items solidify that…

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