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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wella TrendVision 2013: Student Roselyn Bannerman Takes Gold

Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth (MSC) student Roselyn Bannerman took her style skills to the stage at Wella Professionals Regional TrendVision competition held at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in April. The competition was open to cosmetology students, young professionals and seasoned professionals. Roselyn took first place in the student division, earning her a place in the North American Trend Vision Competition on July 19. The winners of the North American competition will be invited to attend the world competition held in Germany. “The reason I am pursuing an education in the cosmetology field is because it is what I love doing,” 19-year-old Bannerman said. “It has always been my dream to do hair.” Wella
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DIY Gel Polish? Proceed with Caution

Gel polish is becoming increasingly popular and is a wonderful addition to a nail service at a salon.  But you’ve probably noticed more and more do-it-yourself home gel nail kits becoming available for use.  As a licensed professional, I can think of a number of reasons why you shouldn’t do them at home. Professional manicurists go through intensive training specifically on nail diseases, fungus, weak nails, nail injuries, etc.  Most average people do not carry the knowledge of what can happen if nails are not prepped properly.   Gel polish should be treated no different than any other nail enhancement, like acrylic nails or gel nails. If a nail is not
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Learning from the Masters: Cosmetology Pros Share Industry Insights

Top cosmetology industry leaders in the Twin Cities visited Minnesota School of Cosmetology in Woodbury to share their knowledge, experiences and professional advice with students. The Master Panel included representatives from Spalon Montage, JUUT, Moxie Salon, Fantastic Sams, Cole’s Salon, Euphoria Salon, Great Clips, and Lili Salon Spa. To start off the afternoon, our creative students did each other’s hair and makeup and presented their work by strutting down the runway in a fashion show. The members of the panel enjoyed acting as the judges and awarded the top three most artistic overall looks. The students had the luxury of asking the members of the panel important questions about the
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