Mentor Spotlight: Miss Laura

This week’s Spotlight shines a light on a very hard-working Educator, Ms. Laura. Laura serves as a Mentor and Coach at our Appleton and Green Bay schools. We wanted to tell our readers a little more about who she is, her beginnings in the world of beauty, and what inspires her, so we decided to interview her on these topics to learn more! Read more to find out all about Miss Laura!Continue reading

Mentor Spotlight: Dream Maker Joan

This Mentor Spotlight is all about Ms. Joan, a Coach and Dream Maker at the Academy of Beauty Professionals – Green Bay!

 

We asked Joan a few questions about her experiences in the Beauty industry. Here’s what she said!

“I attended Martin’s College of Cosmetology in Manitowoc after we moved form the St. Paul area. The first day of school I told one of my classmates that I wanted to be an instructor. All through school that was a goal I wanted to achieve. I was very fortunate that Don, my sister, and my family always supported my plan. After graduating from school I worked at Mid-Cities Barbershop. Again I had Master Barbers there who helped me and Continue reading

5 Benefits of Scalp Treatments

 

Why Get a Scalp Treatment?

Scalp treatments are one of the most underrated services at any salon. Think about it: if you want healthy hair, doesn’t it make sense that you need to nourish the foundation at the scalp? So many people live with poor scalp health, but there are plenty of ways to treat and prevent that while also indulging in the pampering aspect of visiting a salon! There are so many benefits to getting a scalp treatment – here are my top 5 reasons:

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Mentor Spotlight: All About Eve

This Mentor Spotlight is all about Miss Eve!

 

 

Eve has been an ABP Coach at our Madison school since March of last year, but her relationship to the Martin family dates back to the days of Martin’s College of Cosmetology, previously operated by the Martins. She acquired her Beauty education at the IBA Beauty Institute in Madison, WI, Harlod’s Salon in London, England, Gimbels Styling Salon in Madison, Marshall Fields Salon in Madison, J.C. Penny’s in Charleston, SC, Tropical Hair Hut in Goose Creek, SC, Lord & Lou’s Barber Shop in Madison, ETC Master Barber Shop in Madison, Madison College, Martin’s College of Cosmetology, and Regency Beauty Institute.

 

 

We wanted to hear Eve’s story, so we had a Q&A with her and learned a lot! Here’s a summary of that interview:

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DIY Zombie Face Mask

Written by: Lindsay Berceau

If you have an appreciation for the theatrical and you’re interested in taking your makeup skills to the next level, then this project is for you! One of the really fun career paths for Estheticians and Cosmetologists is working on movie sets as a Makeup/Prosthetic Artist. This is the kind of thing you could do for a living! Can you believe how awesome that is??

Or maybe you’re just looking for a last-minute Halloween costume, look no further – this DIY Zombie mask project will have everyone at your Halloween party shivering with goosebumps! Green Bay Esthetics Student Lindsay Berceau walks us through the steps. Here’s how to get started…

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All-Natural DIY Mascara

Written by: Erika Wachter

Have you ever made your own mascara? Bet you haven’t! Don’t be intimidated – it’s surprisingly easy! This recipe contains all-natural ingredients so chances are it won’t irritate your eyes, plus you’ll get to play scientist in the kitchen, which is always fun 😉

Enjoy this all-natural DIY recipe from Green Bay Esthetics student, Erika Wachter!

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DIY Rose Water Toner

 

Written by: Erika Wachter

Rose water has been used for thousands of years. It is first attributed to a scientist named Avicehna in 10th century Persia (modern-day Iran). It has been used for healing, cooking, and beautification. It is said that Cleopatra bathed in rose water and scented her ships with it!

Rose water is great for toning and hydrating the skin. It is safe for all skin types and aids in balancing natural oil production. Rose water encourages circulation and promotes a clear, bright complexion.

Here is a recipe for a refreshing Rose Water Toner!

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