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How Long is Skin Care School?

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Interested in learning more about becoming a skin care specialist? Did you know that you can graduate with a degree in Esthiology in five months? If you attend full-time, you can be working in months, rather than years. What skin care school should you choose and what are the benefits of becoming a skin care […]

Do you Need a Degree to be a Hairstylist?

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Are you passionate about hair? Enjoy watching YouTube videos about the newest styles and then give your family and friends advice on their hair? If you want to be a hairstylist, the good news is you don’t need a 4-year college degree. However, you do need to attend a diploma program. The other good news […]

Is Massage Therapy School Difficult?

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Massage therapists heal through the power of touch. Embraced by the mainstream medical community as a drug-free way to treat pain and stress, massage therapy is a multi-billion dollar industry and growing. If you’re motivated by wellness, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The key to success is getting the best education but you might be wondering, […]

What is the Best Hair School?

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Every hair school and every student are different, so how do you determine the best hair school? First ensure your heart is into hair because, as with anything worth working for, your job takes dedication and perseverance. If you aspire to become a hairstylist more than anything, school becomes a labor of love and a […]

Is it Better to Wear Eyelash Extensions or Mascara?

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As cosmetologists, you need to understand what William Shakespeare meant when he wrote, “Our eyes are the windows to our soul.” When we apply eye makeup or eyelash extensions, we resonate with that sentiment. Eye makeup dates back 12,000 years to ancient Egypt when they lined their eyes and eyebrows heavily with kohl, mainly in […]

What Does Hot Stone Massage Do?

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Getting a massage is a non-invasive way to relax and relieve pain. Massage therapists help their clients unwind and reduce stress, soothing aches through the power of touch and a rejuvenating sensory experience. Bodywork is scientifically proven to reduce stiffness, enhance flexibility and contribute to a greater sense of physical and emotional well-being. But of […]

Why Do Estheticians Do Skin Analysis?

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Skin is an esthetician’s canvas. Like artists, they need to understand their medium type, texture and characteristics to perform skin analysis. If coaxing the beauty out of any skin is an esthetician’s goal, then skin analysis is the key to creating a masterpiece. What is Skin Analysis? Skin analysis is the process of identifying a […]

What is the Best pH for Your Hair?

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The concept of pH was introduced by the Danish chemist S. P. L. Sørensen at the Carlsberg Laboratory in 1909, according to the Science History Institute, and revised to the modern pH scale in 1924. In chemistry, these letters denote the potential of hydrogen or power of hydrogen and is a scale used to specify […]

Hair Coloring: Lighteners, Toners and Special Effects

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Hair coloring, or hair dyeing, is the art of changing the hair’s color with different chemical compounds. It is not new for us to suffer in the name of beauty, self-esteem, and confidence. Coloring the hair is no modern-day affair. For hundreds of years, we have explored the ever-changing, often torturous methods to achieve the […]

How do I Study for the MBLEx test?

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Ready to become a massage therapist but not sure how to start? Becoming a massage therapist involves a few steps that must be completed before performing your first massage session with a client. In order to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) test, you must first graduate from an approved massage therapy program. […]