Starting Your Cosmetology Career

Starting Your Cosmetology Career Blog Post

Maybe you’ve always had a slight interest in cosmetology, but never knew it was something you should seriously pursue. It could have started when you found yourself styling your doll’s hair, then maybe playing with your own (possibly taking it upon yourself to color it at home).

Your friends have probably asked you to style their hair. They think you’re talented when it comes to hair and makeup, and you enjoy doing it. Now it’s now surprise you’ve found yourself here considering going to cosmetology school!

Our school is filled with students just like you. Follow along for a brief explanation of everything you need to know before you start your cosmetology career.


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Face Your Fears: Beauty School is in Session

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Have you ever thought about enrolling in beauty school, but have let all of your fears hold you back? Well you’re not alone!

The decision to enroll in beauty school is a big commitment – financially and timewise. However, we’re here to help make this opportunity happen for you!

Read on to review common fears of a new beauty school student and understand that you’re not alone!


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Life as a Licensed Esthetician

Life as a Licensed Esthetician


What does an esthetician do?

Estheticians are state licensed health and wellness professionals. For those who are licensed estheticians, careers are available in salons, spas, resorts, and more.

Estheticians are trained skin care specialists, trained to assess and enhance the skin through various treatments and services. In the time of training, esthetics students will learn about the skin structure, growth, nutrition, skin analysis, facials, and more!

To learn about the curriculum and applications covered in the Esthetics Program visit our Esthetics Program Page!

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Becoming a Beauty School Student

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The beauty industry is a very dynamic and exciting industry. Everyone has their own personal reasons as to why they choose to pursue a career in cosmetology. However, they all have one common thread – each individual has gone through the decision process of enrolling in beauty school.

By sharing the ins and outs of becoming a beauty school student, we hope this post will help you with your decision to enroll in cosmetology school!

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Summer Hair Recap

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Summer isn’t over yet, so you can definitely fit these adorable styles into the final days of your summer vacation. Soon enough we’ll be thinking about sweaters, boots, and Starbucks (admittedly, we all love fall here)…but we’ll hold off for a bit longer! Let’s talk summer hair trends that keep us looking effortlessly chic.

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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

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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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