Signs You Should be a Cosmetologist

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1.Beauty bloggers are your mentors.

Do you find yourself watching hours of hair and makeup tutorials? If you find yourself religiously following beauty influencers, then cosmetology may be right for you! Staying up through the wee hours of the night watching tutorials is not just a hobby – it may be your calling. Trust us – we’ve been there ;).

2.You watch for product releases.

You can’t contain your excitement when a new hair or makeup product is about to drop. It’s necessary that you give it a try for yourself. After all, you are the beauty guru!

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The Advantages of Being a Stylist

Advantages of Being a Stylist Blog ImageAs with any new job, you quickly learn about the little things that really make your job worthwhile. As for the beauty industry, it is filled with a wide range of little perks that make the job just that much more rewarding! Although these little bonuses may not be your sole reason to enter this industry, they definitely give you a reason to stay! 🙂

Here are a few perks that come with being a stylist:

 

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Beauty Must-Haves

Let's Talk BeautyDo you ever feel like the hunt for the perfect beauty product comes with a lot of trial and error? You’re not alone! In this weeks blog post we hope to take some of the guess work out of finding the perfect product for you. Our students are sharing their ride-or-die products they just can’t live without!

Continue reading to discover what products our beauty enthusiasts swear by! It just might help you take the guess work out of finding your new favorite go-to products. Here are their beauty must-haves:

Student Name: Kate
Program: Esthetics
Product: Goldwell Dualsenses Color Brilliance Shampoo and Conditioner
Why: I love that it keeps my fun hair colors bright and healthy! Great line.

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Mentor Spotlight: Miss Dawn

Cosmetology Instructor Dawn

This week’s Mentor Spotlight is all about our talented cosmetology instructor, Miss Dawn. Continue reading to learn where Dawn’s passion for the beauty industry started and find out some little unknown facts about her!

Q: How long have you worked for the Academy of Beauty Professionals?

A: 1 Year

Q: Where did you get your beauty education?

A:  I received my beauty education from Cannella in Chicago.

Q: How did you become interested in beauty?

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Why You Should Consider Becoming an Esthetician

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Being an esthetician goes beyond the treatment of skin for health or beauty. It is a personally gratifying career that opens the door to all sorts of career options as well.

If you are a people person, and have a passion for skincare, skin treatments, and makeup – then becoming an esthetician might be the right career choice for you!

Here are just a few reasons why you should become an esthetician:
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Mentor Spotlight: Ms. Taylor

Cosmetology Instructor Ms. Taylor

This week’s Mentor Spotlight is all about our talented cosmetology instructor, Ms. Taylor! Continue reading to learn how Taylor’s passion for the beauty industry started.

Q: How long have you worked for the Academy of Beauty Professionals?

A: 8 Months.

Q: Where did you get your beauty education?

A: Capri College – Dubuque, IA

Q: How did you become interested in beauty?

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Mentor Spotlight: Miss Karen

Academy of Beauty Professionals Instructor

This week’s Mentor Spotlight is all about our talented cosmetology instructor, Miss Karen! Continue reading to learn about Karen’s passion for the beauty industry.

Q: How long have you worked for the Academy of Beauty Professionals?

A: I have been with ABP coming up on 2 ½ years.

Q: Where did you get your beauty education?

A: Wisconsin College of Cosmetology. I received my Instructor’s Education from Martin’s in Manitowoc.

Q: How did you become interest in beauty?

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Mentor Spotlight: Miss Shelly

Esthetics Instructor Miss Shelly

This week’s Mentor Spotlight is all about our talented instructor, Miss Shelly! Read to find out more about Shelly and discover what inspires her.

Q: How long have you worked for the Academy of Beauty Professionals?
A: My 3 year anniversary was just on the 4th of May.

Q: Where did you get your beauty education?
A: I went to Gill Tech when it was in downtown Appleton.

Q: How did you become interested in beauty?
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Build Your Personal Brand on Instagram as a Stylist

Personal Branding as a Stylist TextInstagram has more than 700 million users, which makes it a perfect channel to showcase your talents to potential clients or employers. In the beauty industry a picture is worth a thousand words!

In today’s digital world it is not uncommon for a client to come in with a picture of a hairstyle, hair color, or makeup look already saved on their phone to show their stylist.

So, whether you are currently attending cosmetology school with plans to become a future stylist, or out working in the industry – Instagram is the perfect platform to establish your personal brand as a stylist.

 

 

 

 

Follow these essential tips to leverage Instagram for your personal brand:

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The Beauty Industry is having a 90’s Moment

We're Having a 90s MomentThe Beauty Industry is having a 90’s Moment…and we’re not mad about it! They say history repeats itself, and that’s especially true when you take a look at beauty trends throughout the years.

Here are a few trends from the ’90s that we wouldn’t mind getting reacquainted with this spring.

If you owned a choker and butterfly clips, then you will be happy to hear some of these staples from the ’90s are back again!

 

 

 

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