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Halloween Open House – Oct. 19

Learn the art of Halloween gore and special effects make up! WHEN: Thursday, October 19th from 1-2 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. Friday, October 20th from 1-2 p.m. (Please show up early as classes start promtly at the times listed above) WHERE: Plymouth and Woodbury campus. View our locations here! View more details about the event on Facebook RSVP today!

Minnesota School of Cosmetology Hosts Fourth Annual Night to Unite Carnival

College invites the community to celebrate National Night Out with food, games and fun Minnesota School of Cosmetology invites the community to its fourth annual National Night Out celebration, the Night to Unite Carnival, on Tuesday, August 4 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Woodbury campus. Families are invited to participate in activities including food, a bouncy house, photo booth, bowling, ring toss and face painting. This event is free and open to the public. What: Minnesota School of Cosmetology Night to Unite Carnival When: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5 – 7 p.m. Where: Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury 1750 Weir Drive, Suite 3 Woodbury, MN 55125 ABOUT MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY
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For Minnesota School of Cosmetology Graduate, Beauty is More Than Skin Deep – It’s in Her Blood

You could say cosmetology runs in Kennidi Schultz’s family. Growing up, her mom would take Kennidi to the salon owned by her grandma, where she would watch all the stylists and do little chores for them. Then, when Kennidi’s parents bought Salon Ultimo in Woodbury, Minn., she worked there as a receptionist. Kennidi always knew she wanted to be the one doing hair, so she enrolled at Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) right after she graduated high school. “Ms. Donna [Dungy] caught my attention,” explains Kennidi on why she chose MSC over other cosmetology schools. “She has so much passion and love, and that really stuck in my mind.” Kennidi
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology Supports Cancer Survivors by Offering Complimentary Services

Students and instructors to participate in Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day for second consecutive year On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, the Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth campus is participating in Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day (CSBSD). Survivors and those battling the disease are invited to receive a complimentary manicure or facial. CSBSD is a nationwide event that takes place every year on the first Tuesday in June when those in the beauty and related industries in all fifty states offer complimentary services to men, women and children cancer survivors. This is the second year in a row Minnesota School of Cosmetology has participated. Please contact the campus at 763-404-4800
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology and Twin Cities Live Partner to Pamper Young Girl Looking for Permanent Home

Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth’s salon floor was buzzing with its usual load of clients on Thursday, May 7, but there was extra excitement on this particular day because a crew from Twin Cities Live was on its way to the campus. The local lifestyle show recently partnered with MN Adopt for a weekly segment called “Kid Connection,” which shines a spotlight on children who are looking for permanent homes. In Minnesota alone, there are currently 600 school-aged kids who are living in foster care. One of those kids is 13-year-old Chanel, who loves giving makeovers. Twin Cities Live asked the students at Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) to help give
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology Hosts Military Spouse Appreciation Day

College to offer 50 percent off services to those in the military, veterans and their families Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) will offer half off all services to military members, veterans and their families as part of its Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday, May 8. MSC is a military-friendly school, also offering free haircuts to military members every Wednesday. Those who are interested can call the Plymouth (763-404-4800) or Woodbury campus (651-287-2180) to make an appointment. What: Minnesota School of Cosmetology Military Spouse Appreciation Day When: Friday, May 8, 2015 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth 1425 County Road 101 North Plymouth, MN 55447 Minnesota
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5 Skin Care Mistakes That Are Aging You

As much as we love the perks of getting older — maturity, wisdom and being comfortable in our own skin — we don’t want our skin to become dull and wrinkly. And while none of us can reverse the one-way ride that is the aging process, we can definitely slow it down. But how much of aging is in the hands of fate and genetics? According to dermatologist Doris Day, “Only about 10 percent of how your skin ages is genetic, so you have a lot of control.” For the 90 percent of aging we can control, here are five skin care mistakes that are aging you.   1.  NOT WEARING SUNSCREEN It’s a beauty tip that is so
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Minnesota School of Cosmetology Student Serves as Inspiration to Others

Many Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) students lead busy lives, but Rachelle (Shelly) Blackstone stands out. Not only does she attend school full time, but she has recently branded her own makeup line and opened her own salon, all on top of being a mom. Before deciding to pursue her passion for cosmetology, Shelly earned an associate degree at a community college and worked in the medical field for six years. “I knew [hair and makeup] was always what I wanted to do,” says Shelly. “I was almost 30 and decided to drop my full-time career with benefits, move back home with my mom and sell my car to go
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11 Essential Makeup Items for Warm Weather

As the temperatures rise and we spend more time outside, the last thing we want is for our makeup to melt off. Raccoon eyes, oily foundation and smeared lipstick (that has found its way to our teeth) can mimic the look our four-year-old gave us while playing dress-up. We tell her it’s beautiful, but the truth is, it’s just not a good look. So whether we’re hitting the beach this summer or catching rays from the comforts of our own backyard, here are eleven essential summer beauty products, with drugstore and high-end suggestions for each one.   1.  PRIMER Makeup artists share the philosophy of professional painters when it comes to starting the
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