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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Your Poor Pores! Skincare Tips for After Halloween

It’s Nov. 1, and you won the prize “Best Costume” as a sexy zombie at the hottest Halloween party last night! Your makeup was on point with piles of paint, fake blood and the longest and lushest falsies at the party! Since a lot of costume makeup is formulated differently than everyday cosmetics, your skin is likely going to need a detox. Your poor pores! Here are some tips for your skin when it comes to Halloween.  Again, don’t forget to use a moisturizer. You had a million products on your face and you did a deep clean to remove it. Time to give your skin a hydrating drink! Get every last
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hair

1. Hair is made up mostly of keratin, the same protein animals’ horns, hooves, claws, feathers, and beaks are made of. 2. When wet, a healthy strand of hair can stretch an additional 30% of its original length. 3. Hair grows slightly faster in warm weather, because heat stimulates circulation and encourages hair growth. 4. All hair is dead, with the exception of the hair that’s still inside the epidermis of your scalp. 5. Hair contains information about everything that has ever been in your bloodstream, including drugs, and is one of the most commonly used types of forensic evidence. 6. The only thing about you that can’t be identified
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MSC Receives National Honor as Top School in Beauty Industry

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) is being recognized nationally for its excellent infection control standards and dedication to the Barbicide Certification Program. MSC was awarded the Barbicide Sapphire Award  Nov. 16 at our Woodbury location, 1750 Weir Dr #3, Woodbury, MN 55125. The school is being recognized for having the most participants in the barbicide online learning course and for consistently utilizing the tools given in the course. There is only one winner in each category for the national honor. MSC was the winner of the medium school/small category. “MSC demonstrated they are one of the leaders in the county when it comes to proper sanitation,” Alan Muphy, President of BlueCoBrands,
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology Collecting Donations for Coats for Kids

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to make sure kids will stay warm this winter. Both Plymouth and Woodbury locations are now accepting gently used or new coat donations from clients for the Coats for Kids campaign. In return for those donations, clients will receive $10 off a single service. “Our goal is to beat the 150 coats we collected last year between each location,” said Cori Omundson, front desk manager. Besides the adult-size coats, there is great need for infant, toddler and children ages 3-12 sizes. Donations will be collected through Oct. 24, 2016 at both MSC locations. The Woodbury campus is
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology to Host Open House for Displaced Regency Students

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) is excited to welcome all students displaced by the sudden closure of Regency Beauty Institute. MSC will be holding a special open house on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 1-7 p.m. at both its Woodbury and Plymouth campuses to provide important information and answer all questions about the transition. There will also be food and complimentary salon services. MSC will be accepting all Regency hours to help students complete their education as seamlessly as possible. In addition, MSC has scheduled a special start date of Oct. 10, 2016 for Regency students so they can continue their cosmetology training with their former classmates. Each displaced Regency
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