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A Step-by-Step Guide for Curtain Bangs

With some guidance, finesse and the right tools, you can create the perfect face-framing curtain bangs. Curtain bangs are ideal for long hair or wearing with a ponytail with tendrils framing the face. If you’re opting to cut your curtain bangs, we recommend cutting your hair while it’s dry and in its natural state. When …

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9 Steps to the Glass Skin Trend

“Glass skin” is one of the foremost Korean beauty trends out there. This take on a dewy, glowing skin look is one of the best ways to get the no-makeup makeup look that’s so popular right now. If this is the type of makeup you’re looking for, you’re in luck. While it can definitely take …

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An Easy Four-Step Guide to Mastering Baby Hairs

Fashioning flyaways into swirls with baby hair is a trend worth trying. Celebrity stylists are getting creative with designing their unique spin on the baby hair technique. Using a smaller brush is necessary to avoid breakage and finesse the hair into place.  For a smooth finish, use a nourishing style cream to easily separate the …

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Chandelier Layers: What They Are and How To Utilize Them

Hairstyling trends come and go incredibly rapidly. However, one thing many people notice is that many hairstyling trends will go away for a while, then come back years or decades later looking just as fab as ever. Chandelier layers, also known as curtain bangs or chandelier bangs, are one of those trends. Here’s everything you …

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Neon-Hued Eye Color Tutorial

Let your neon-hued colors glow by framing and brightening those peepers with a rainbow of colors. Bright and brilliant shadows and liners can bring your eyes to life and make the mother of all statements when it comes to makeup.  You must know how to blend to make a multi-colored bold eye wearable. We’ve crafted …

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Seven Quick and Easy Step-by-Step Guide to French Braids

Have you always wanted to create a French braid but felt daunted by the task? Not to fear—our team of professionals can guide you step by step through any process that is hairstyle-related. The French braid can be youthful, sporty, and fun. Mostly, it’s perfect if you’re on day two or three of unwashed hair, …

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Why Cosmetology Students Should Master Styling Textured Hair

Learning About Textured Hair Did you know that almost 70% of the world has hair that is identified as textured? This means that it’s becoming the global norm, and even though ladies with textured tresses spend the most money on hair care, they have the least number of options. For cosmetology students to be comfortable …

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Eco-Friendly Makeup: The Future of the Beauty Industry

Salons Using Eco-Friendly Makeup Are Changing the Game Have you ever wondered how much impact your makeup routine costs the planet? Each year about 120 billion plastics from cosmetics packaging are tossed and end up in landfills and our oceans, which contributes to a loss of 18 million acres of forest each year. As concerning …

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Are Jade Rollers Really Worth Your Time?

Although beauty hacks are easier to learn about these days, thanks to platforms like Pinterest and YouTube, there’s nothing new about using random items around your home for beauty and skin care purposes. Years ago, many people would place a metal spoon in their refrigerator and apply the rounded back under their eyes whenever they …

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Tips to Prevent Major Side Effects of Facials in Your Clients

How To Prevent Drastic Side Effects of Facial Treatments on Your Clients Facials are a popular service provided by professional estheticians. These services help remove harmful dirt and bacteria from your pores and leave your skin feeling softer with a more youthful appearance. While they are beneficial, they can also cause serious side effects to …

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Why Business Classes Are a Must for Cosmetology Students

Business and beauty go hand in hand when using your cosmetology degree. But what does the business side hold? Learn more below on why having business classes will take your look from wow to amazing. Marketing As a beauty professional, whether still in school or already out, you will have to find clients. Taking courses …

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Why Your Salon Needs a TikTok ASAP

TikTok is a social media platform where users can watch, create and share short videos. The TikTok app is best known as a way for its DIY 30-second-or-less videos set to music, but it is constantly adding new features. These include whimsical filters and the ability to “stitch” other videos, adding another user’s content to …

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Treating Damaged Hair: 101

Like your nails, each strand of your hair has a cuticle. This protective layer around the hair keeps your hair healthy and safe from environmental stressors like dirt, chemicals and dry air. When the cuticle cracks, your hair is damaged. Some hair types are more prone to cracked cuticles. Naturally frizzy hair is an example …

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