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MSC Students Compete at INsalon Beauty Show

Posted by on October 30, 2014

This past weekend was the annual cosmetology event in the Twin Cities, hosted by the Salon Spa Professional Association.

This year, INsalon’s theme was Inspiring Vision. A number of Minnesota School of Cosmetology students competed in the INsalon student competitions. Categories included Women’s Day Cutting Total Look, Men’s Day Cutting Total Look, and Women’s Evening Comb Out Total Look.

We want to congratulate MSC-Plymouth students Emily B. and Lorina M. for participating, and Ingris T. for placing! MSC-Woodbury students Kaylee Strandness, Coral Luoma, Holly Cook and Pa Chia Vang also did an awesome job and Sarah Dodd received fourth place in the men’s cutting competition!

Interview with MSC-Woodbury student competitor, Sarah Dodd

1.  Why did you decide to enter the INsalon competition?

I entered the INsalon competition because I wanted to try something new and see what the expectations were outside of school. Plus I like to be challenged.

2.  Why did you to choose the men’s cutting category?

I have been told I am good at men’s cuts and I wanted to see if people who didn’t know me felt the same way.

3.  How did the competition motivate you?

I know that the next time I do a competition that I’m going to learn new tricks and work harder on my timing.

4.  What was your favorite part about the competition?

Seeing all the wonderful work of my fellow cosmetologists! It was exciting to be in a place where we could all be creative.

Minnesota School of Cosmetology encourages all students to expand their skills and creativity by participating in competitions and beauty events. These events showcase students’ talents as well as provide important networking opportunities within the cosmetology industry.


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