Tag: haircut

August 11, 2017

Student Loan Debt Anxiety

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 Student Loan Debt Anxiety Acquiring student loan debt and preparing yourself for an education is a scary event in anyone’s lives. Going to school to acquire a skill or degree has become more important over time as the demand for qualified professionals rise nationally. There are endless articles online about how to be financially successful…

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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 9, 2017

The truth about going lighter

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The truth about going lighter by Kirstin Bertram It’s no secret that one of the many summer trends is to lighten your hair. We love all shades of hair, but if you are wanting to go lighter for the summer here are some things you may need to think about: Lightening is a process.  When…

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June 8, 2017

Graduate Showcase- Ali Harper

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Where are you from? I was born and raised in Colby, KS. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? You know, when I was younger (middle school age) they gave us “career days” each year, where we could go shadow a career we were interested in. I always chose cosmetology….

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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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June 6, 2017

Pass State Boards in 5 Easy Steps

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 5 Tips to Success for the Kansas State Cosmetology Written Exam Cosmetology students in the state of Kansas are able to take their written state boards upon completion of 1000 of their 1500 requirement for program graduation. At Hays Academy of Hair Design, we require that the student has completed a minimum of 1000 hours…

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June 2, 2017

How to decide between college and cosmetology school?

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 How to decide between college and cosmetology school? Post-secondary education is so vital to being able to achieve financial security as an adult. There are classes geared at understanding finances in both college and cosmetology school. However, as a college graduate that works in a cosmetology school, I have found that in college you can…

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May 30, 2017

Can Find Success in Cosmetology School?

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Success in Cosmetology School Success in cosmetology school is measured in many different ways. At Hays Academy of Hair Design, we strive to graduate the most hirable, financially responsible graduates in the nation. We work really hard to give students all the tools necessary to succeed not only in school, but in the workforce as…

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May 23, 2017

Budgeting in Cosmetology

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 Budgeting Monthly Expenses in Cosmetology A budget is crucial to the successful operation of any business as it allows you to measure the performance of your company.  It provides information that owners/managers need in order to make decisions about the salon company. An owner needs to know if they are going to have enough money to…

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