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MSC Donates 500 Dresses to Help Girls in Need for Prom

Minnesota School of Cosmetology is giving a big boost to a Minnesota nonprofit dedicated to collecting prom dresses and accessories for high school girls who are in need. In January, MSC’s Plymouth location donated more than 500 prom dresses that they gathered to Operation Glass Slipper. The dresses will go to girls who are otherwise unable to attend prom due to difficult or financial family circumstances. “The partnership we have with Operation Glass Slipper has been great! Each time we do a dress drop off you can tell we are making a difference by the excitement of the director, Pam Philipp, when she sees us and all the dresses that people
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MSC Collecting Prom Dresses for Good Cause

Woodbury, Minn. (Jan. 25, 2017) – Minnesota School of Cosmetology Woodbury is now accepting gently used prom dresses for Fairytale Fashion for Food. The event, held from 1-4p p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at Woodbury Senior High School, is a fun afternoon of dress shopping and swapping to help at-risk and underserved children of Washington County Schools. One dress is equal to one month’s worth of food for a single child. Donations can be dropped off at MSC’s Woodbury location, 1750 Weir Drive, Woodbury, MN 55125, during regular business hours. (Mondays & Fridays 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) All dress
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MSC Graduates Share Wisdom with Current Students

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) – Woodbury alumni recently spoke with the current student body at the annual MSC Alumni Panel. The graduation years of the members of the panel ranged from 2008-2016. Our amazing graduates represented a wide variety of salons from all over the Twin Cities area such as La Grande Beauty Spa, Ficocello’s Hair Salon, Cole’s Salon, Sephora, Simonson’s Salon and Spa, Moxie Salon, and European Wax Center. Two of our graduates have recently made their lifetime dreams come true and opened their own salons! Rachel Lentz opened Man Cave Precision Hair in Stillwater and Kerri Wildes is the Co-owner of Alabaster to Onyx Salon in Minneapolis.
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Want To Look Perfect For Prom? Check Out These Prom Trends!

With prom season coming up, it’s time to start planning your perfect hairstyle and makeup look! Prom is all about creative updos, hair accessories and glamorous eye makeup. Here are some of the most current trends: 1. Braids/twists in updos are by far the biggest trend for prom. Creative braids can be incorporated into an updo or twisted into a crown. To wear your braid down, opt for a fishtail braid or braid in a colored ribbon for a unique twist! 2. Sleek hair always looks polished and glamorous. Try a sleek bump with straight hair or a slicked back super-polished pony. 3. Loose updos are effortless and stylish. Loose
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