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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Beauty Shows Offer the Latest in Cosmetology Trends

  I am reminded of when I was in cosmetology school.  I wished that I had had a chance to get more while I was in school.  I was that student who loved his education but wanted and craved more.  I attended every event that was being held locally, but no one explained to me that there were beauty shows going on or that I could attend them as a student.  I became aware of these facts after leaving school that I could have–and should have–attended them. To prevent current cosmetology students from missing out on attending beauty shows and learning more about the industry, here are a few shows to put
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Collaboration by Design: How Our Students Get Fashion Show Experience

Cosmetology students from Minnesota School of Cosmetology teamed up with apparel design students from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities by volunteering as hair/makeup artists for the College of Design’s 45th Annual Apparel Design Senior Fashion Show. The name of this year’s show was “Flux” which showcased the final works of fashion by the College of Design’s senior students and the emerging work of the sophomores and juniors. MSC Instructor, Chris Prieve, volunteers with this project annually. She expressed, “We, the students of MSC, are lucky to help out the sophomores and juniors. Our students give hairstyles and make-up applications to the models and the designers. It’s so much fun to see
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Hear Us: MSC Students Advocate at the Capitol

 Minnesota School of Cosmetology students and staff from Woodbury and Plymouth participated in Hill Day at the Capitol in St. Paul. The Minnesota Salon and Spa Professional Association (MNSSPA) organized the event to create awareness about the 5.5 percent tax increase proposal on all salon services. MNSSPA Lobbyist Jim Hirst led the group and announced a special thanks to MSC for our large turnout. He explained that when legislators visually see people visit the Capitol to voice their opinion, it makes a difference. First, the students and staff camped out at the Senate chamber which was just about to go into session. Here everyone handed out flyers to senators and spoke
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