Hair and Makeup

Graduate Spotlight: Lauren

“It’s funny, growing up I always joked about doing hair or running my own salon one day. Now, I’m actually doing it.” Meet Lauren! She’s a talented graduate from the Cosmetology program. She began her journey at Academy of Beauty Professionals: Appleton, WI before transferring to and graduating from our Academy of Beauty Professionals: Madison, WI location. …

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Learner Spotlight: Rachel

“The Academy of Beauty Professionals has friendly atmosphere, the instructors are caring and understanding, and they are genuinely dedicated to the learners.” Meet Rachel! She’s a talented graduate from the Cosmetology program at Academy of Beauty Professionals: Raymore, MO. Rachel provided a testimony about her beauty passion and her experiences within the beauty industry. If you’re passionate about …

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Zombie Mask

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 …

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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 …

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Color Me Beautiful

Makeup can be magic, let’s think of the color wheel. When someone has dark circles under their eyes and you use yellow concealer it will correct the appearance and brighten their entire look. Color Me Beautiful – this phrase comes from a book that was published in the early 1980’s, some of you may have …

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Think Spring!

Does it feel like time for a change? Are you ready to beat the winter blues? Has cabin fever set in? Have the blahs gotten you down? Then guess what? It’s spring!!