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6 Benefits of Shampoo and Conditioner

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One of the essential traits you will learn during a cosmetology program is the ability to analyze a client’s hair so that you can recommend the best shampoo and conditioner. A healthy head of hair can make all the difference in your client’s self-esteem. Do you like to help family and friends with their hairstyles? […]

Veteran Spotlight: Lindsey Tollefson

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Lindsey joined the National Guard in 2014. Lindsey’s base is located out of Arden Hills, Minnesota and is part of the FRU (Force Ready Unit). Lindsey has always wanted a career in Massage Therapy and enjoyed giving people massages in her free time.  Her husband told her to “go for it” so Lindsey began researching […]

How to Become a Cosmetologist

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There are a few things that will indicate whether you have what it takes to become a cosmetologist. Do you have a passion for cosmetology? Are you going to get vocational training? Do you have an interest in working with others? Have you developed good communication and customer services skills? Are you knowledgeable in sales? […]

How Do I Get Started in Cosmetology?

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Interested in cosmetology but don’t know how to get started? The first decision you will need to make on your journey to becoming a successful cosmetologist is choosing a field to work in. Then you will want to get an education. Next you will fuel your creativity. Lastly, it is time to begin and expand […]

Is Waxing Better Than Shaving?

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As with any cosmetic procedure, hair removal is all about personal preference. The most common hair removal methods are waxing and shaving. We will take a more in-depth look at what each method entails as well as the pros and cons of each. Then we will talk about the other hair removal techniques including manual […]

How Important is Creativity in Hairstyling?

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Are you creative? Do you help your friends style their hair? You may consider a career as a hairstylist. Creativity plays a role in hairstyling and includes personal creativity, creatively responding to client requests and problem solving. Hairstyling is an art form and your creativity is an asset to your clients. Personal Creativity Your creativity […]

What is Included in a Manicure & Pedicure?

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Interested in becoming a nail specialist or nail technician? Want to learn more about the reasons clients get a manicure or pedicure? There are many natural and mental benefits for clients from manicures and pedicures. These benefits make getting a manicure or pedicure relaxing, while keeping an eye on health. In our Cosmetology program you’ll […]

Are Hairstylists in Demand?

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Just graduated from high school or contemplating a career change into cosmetology? It can be exciting when you decide to take the plunge. The beauty industry is innovative and resilient, but you may still have some questions and apprehensions about becoming a hairstylist. Are you wondering if it is a good idea to begin your […]

What are the Benefits of a Chair Massage?

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Massage offers scientifically proven relief from stress and chronic pain. Used worldwide as an adjunct treatment for a wide range of health-related needs, millions of Americans receive massages, but so many more could benefit if only it were more accessible. The good news is, for clients who want a massage but can’t get away from […]