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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Cosmetology Students Get Prom-Goers’ Hair Ready!

It’s that time of year again, when Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury students are booked to do beautiful updos and styles for local high school proms. Typically, girls will come in with pictures of a style or updo they have in mind, and usually a picture of the dress they will be wearing. With our new iPad technology incorporated into all of our salon services, our students are also able to find pictures and apps to inspire, also get their creative minds going to create the perfect hair style or updo to tie their look together for their special night. What kinds of styles are the latest and greatest trends this
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Crowdsourcing: Going Green

Nails Magazine featured Minnesota School of Cosmetology for its efforts to go green; replacing textbooks, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, handouts and exams with iPad technology.

Minnesota School of Cosmetology Announces Top Beauty Trends for Spring 2014

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Naomi McDonald Phone: (651) 332-8269 Mobile: (651) 785-4171 Email: MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY ANNOUNCES TOP BEAUTY TRENDS FOR SPRING 2014 Natural waves, braids, flowers, bold lips and animal print nail art top the list   MINNEAPOLIS (April 16, 2014) – Students at Minnesota School of Cosmetology are studying the art of hair, makeup and nails, learning how to create the hottest looks for their clients. As upcoming professionals in their industry, the students are also in tune with the latest beauty trends. This spring, the students and instructors say it’s all about the soft, natural look with touches of bright colors. “Flowers in
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology Offers Fabulous Day of Beauty for Women in the Community

Six women arrived at the Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth campus salon on the afternoon of Saturday, April 12, eager to learn some beauty tips, tricks and techniques from the students. They are participating in a hands-on class as part of the Wayzata community education program, where they have the opportunity to see what it is like in the life of a cosmetology professional. This is the third class the school has done of this kind, offering beauty advice to members of the community. “We’ve paired each participant with some of our top students to help with skincare, hair and makeup,” explains MSC instructor Nikki Klenk on what is to come
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Food Isn’t Just for Eating Anymore!

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) students enjoyed an afternoon of creating at home facial masks. Students were able to try the masks and engage with one another to see the different results from each mask. “It was fun for the students to see another side of skincare,” said MSC instructor Sheila Biondo MSC student Daijha Wells said, “Trying the facial masks were a lot of fun. It was cool to see how the different foods had a lot of different benefits for the skin.” Our students are very willing and open minded to trying new things. This is what makes it fun to experiment and incorporate new ways of teaching into
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Where Are They Now? 7 Questions for MSC Graduate Allie Oliver

Minnesota School of Cosmetology’s (MSC) primary mission is to produce employable graduates into the cosmetology industry. Since we are a career college, our number one goal is for all graduates to be successful in their field! We were happy to interview our MSC-Plymouth alumni Allie Oliver who graduated in 2012. Allie works at Lavish Salon in Champlin, Minn. We love hearing graduate success stories! What was your career path before graduating from Minnesota School of Cosmetology? I went to a really small private school, and so many of the girls I knew, so many of my friends, went to cosmetology school. I didn’t want to follow in their footsteps, so I
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MSC Represents at America’s Beauty Show: Chicago

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) students and instructors had a blast attending America’s Beauty Show in Chicago. Every year in March, cosmetologists from around the world travel to the windy city to participate in continuing their education. At the show, classes and workshops are offered so students and professionals can learn about new hair, makeup and nail trends. There are also on-stage performances by amazing industry leaders and product distributors, not to mention competitions and awesome prizes! Nicole Bennett, student at MSC-Woodbury, attended the show and volunteered as a hair model. While a crowd watched intently, the hair-artist shaved stars and other funky patterns in Nicole’s hair. She was very
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