Testimonial: Lauren Stefanek

Cosmetology StudentEveryone has a story. Each student decides to join the community of beauty professionals for different reasons. Sometimes it’s driven by sheer passion, sometimes there is a true entrepreneurial spirit at work with a vision for a business, and sometimes it’s a spectacular combination of the two!

We asked Lauren Stefanek – a current cosmetology student in Green Bay – about her decision to get licensed through the Academy of Beauty Professionals, and here’s what she had to say!

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The Axioms: Our Philosophy Behind Everything We Do

Here at the Academy of Beauty Professionals, our mission is to help you succeed. We will always be 100% committed to helping you grow as a beauty professional and as a person. Over the years, Founder and Best Practices Coach John Martin has come up with 10 statements which form the framework of our philosophy. He calls them “The Axioms.” Our 10 Axioms serve as a guide to success, if you will. These principles are internalized by our instructors and students alike, and we try to live by them while we are teaching, learning, and growing together at the school. They have evolved over time, but stayed true to their purpose all the while. Below, read about each unique Axiom and the purpose it serves us.

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DIY Tallow Balm: All-Natural Moisturizer!

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Written by: Amy Vandenlangenberg

Many lotions and balms on the market today contain preservatives and all sorts of chemicals and oil byproducts. It can be hard to find a good product with good ingredients… Fortunately, tallow balm is a nourishing and all-natural product that you can make at home, and it’s so easy!

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Testimonials: Teryn and Por

Teryn Romero and Por Vang are current Nail Tech students at the Academy. These two have big dreams! We are so happy to be able to help them work towards those dreams. Here’s what they had to say about Nail Tech, their goals, and their experiences at the Academy of Beauty Professionals…

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Benefits of Facials: Why to Keep Coming Back!

Written by: Mikayla Doherty

Do you have questions about facials? Appleton’s current Esthetics student, Mikayla, is here to answer them!


What is a facial treatment?

A facial is a professional service designed to improve and rejuvenate the skin.


What can a facial/skin treatment do for you?

Skin treatments have many benefits, but to sum it up, they can help maintain the health of your skin and correct certain skin conditions through deep cleansing, massage, masks, products, and the use of some machines.

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