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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Young People Get Glamorized for Shriners Hospital Prom

Shriners Hospital for Children® – Twin Cities hosted a very special prom for their young patients, and Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) students were privileged to volunteer as the hairstylists and makeup artists. Thirty-seven young people had their hair and makeup done by our students at this remarkable event, held at the Minnesota Masonic Home in Bloomington, Minn. Shriners Hospital for Children® – Twin Citiesis focuses on treating children with orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal conditions in a kid-friendly environment designed to help make them feel comfortable. Every member of the Shriners staff is focused on providing the highest quality care for the child and the family. Lauren Herro, Shriners Hospital Director of Public
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One to Watch: Student Featured in National ‘Modern Salon’ Magazine

Minnesota School of Cosmetology student Kasi Baker was featured in a national and well-known cosmetology magazine, Modern Salon.  Modern Salon is a monthly magazine that provides cosmetology professionals with education, product news and trends in the beauty industry. Kasi and her model were featured in the magazine for participating in the Wella Professionals Regional TrendVision competition held at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in April. Below, Kasi Baker, Minnesota School of Cosmetology student, describes her artistic vision for the contest’s theme “decibel” and her amazing experience at the Wella Professionals Regional TrendVision competition: “Decibel by definition is the unit system used to measure the intensity of a sound or
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Moving to Solid Ground: Pampering Helps Moms Aim for Bright Futures

In honor of Mother’s Day, Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) students were pleased to celebrate with an amazing organization from White Bear Lake called Solid Ground (formerly East Metro Women’s Council). The students volunteered to perform pampering services such as haircuts, facials, pedicures, manicures and hairstyles on their “mom” clients who are taking the necessary steps to ensure that their families have a brighter future. The lucky recipients were all moms invited by Solid Ground. According to Director of Development and Communications, Mary Chung, Solid Ground provides housing and support for families emerging from homelessness in suburban Ramsey and Washington Counties. The mission of Solid Ground is to prevent and
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6 Summer Cocktails for Your Hair

Summer is a great time to introduce your hair to new products. Every season has unique climate changes and these changes affect how your hair looks and feels. You should be in control of your tresses, and the right products can give you the control you need.    “Cocktailing” products is a way to reach many goals in an efficient manner. You get to play “mixologist” with all of your potions until you create the perfect blends. To start this business of cocktailing, first take an inventory of the hair products you currently own. The final count is probably embarrassingly high. Don’t worry; you’ll soon put them all to good use!
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