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Hair Coloring: Lighteners, Toners and Special Effects

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Hair coloring, or hair dyeing, is the art of changing the hair’s color with different chemical compounds. It is not new for us to suffer in the name of beauty, self-esteem, and confidence. Coloring the hair is no modern-day affair. For hundreds of years, we have explored the ever-changing, often torturous methods to achieve the […]

How do I Study for the MBLEx test?

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Ready to become a massage therapist but not sure how to start? Becoming a massage therapist involves a few steps that must be completed before performing your first massage session with a client. In order to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) test, you must first graduate from an approved massage therapy program. […]

Macronutrients & Micronutrients: An Esthetician’s Guide

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Eating well is vital for inner health and also helps outward appearances. A nutritious diet can assist in keeping skin healthy. A new field called nutricosmetics follows the use of micronutrients and macronutrients to boost skin health. The basis is simple, proper nutrients equal better skin health. Why are Micronutrients and Macronutrients Important to an […]

What is Aromatherapy?: A Massage Therapist’s Guide

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Aromatherapy centers around holistic medicine that utilizes extracts from natural plants for health and wellbeing. Many massage therapists apply aromatic essential oils medicinally combined with their massage techniques to improve their client’s physical and emotional health. How Aromatherapy Works Aromatherapy works by stimulating receptors in the nose responsible for smell, sending messages by olfactory cells […]

Hair Design for Men: A Cosmetologist’s Guide

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When we think of hair design and visiting the beauty salon, we often think of men getting their hair coiffed. Going back just a couple of generations ago, men went to the barber or opted to get their hair lopped off at home. Fast-forward a few decades, and some men now commonly prefer the salon […]

Using YouTube for Your Massage Therapy Practice

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YouTube is currently ranked number two in global and domestic web traffic for uploading and viewing video content. The platform boasts of more than 2 billion monthly users, with over 70% viewing from mobile devices, according to HootSuite. Creating and posting video content on a YouTube channel as a marketing tool is a great way […]

6 Ways to Improve Skin Health: An Esthetician’s Guide

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Estheticians specialize in skin care, they make clients look and feel their best with services from moisturizing and hair removal to exfoliation and cosmetic application. But science shows there’s a complex relationship between health and beauty that’s more than just skin deep. Successful estheticians know a beautiful glow and skin health require an inside-out approach. […]

Blending Hairstyles and Instagram

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Do you enjoy helping your friends style their hair? Do you like creating new hairstyles and posting them on the Internet? Becoming a hairstylist may be the right career for you. Many hairstylists utilize social media and the internet to showcase some of their more unique hairstyles. One of the more popular places that hairstylists […]

How to Start a Salon: Entrepreneurial Cosmetology

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Are you thinking about becoming a cosmetologist? Want to know how to start a salon? Starting a salon is an exciting journey, just make sure you are prepared and have a plan for the future. Start by getting your cosmetology diploma at a vocational school.  This education will prepare you to take the exam Getting […]

What are the Qualities of a Good Massage Therapist?

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Are you interested in becoming a massage therapist? Do you have the qualities it takes to be successful? If you want to obtain the qualities and knowledge to become a good massage therapist, do some research about your local vocational school’s massage therapy program. Find the school that fits your work and life style for […]