Tag: Kansas

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 29, 2017

Calling All Millennials!

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 Calling all Millennials  Scrolling through Facebook, you are bound to see perspectives as to how to market to millennials, what millennials value (hint: it isn’t avocados) and what makes these millennials unique.  I find myself trying to read these articles with an open mind, but often times have to leave the site without reading the…

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August 24, 2017

Graduate Showcase- Ember Pfeifer

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Graduate Showcase- Ember Pfeifer  Ember is a graduate of Hays Academy of Hair Design in Hays, Kansas! We are excited to feature her in this blog and look forward to seeing her successes in the salon! 1. Where are you from?  Hays, Kansas 2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology…

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August 22, 2017

Cuts for Kids Event

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 Cuts for Kids Event Our annual Cuts for Kids event took place on the 19th of August at both our Hays and Salina campuses. Combined, our school provided over 200 free haircuts to kids K-12. We were blessed to have Celebration Community Church in Hays and New Community Christian Church in Salina as sponsors who…

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August 18, 2017

Nail Art? Why YES, Please!

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 Nail Art? Why YES, Please!  What is something everyone loves to look at but most people do not get done? You were probably thinking along the lines of high fashion hair colors or bold makeup, but in my opinion it’s nail art! We look at Pinterest and watch the relaxing, mesmerizing videos on every social…

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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- 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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