CBS News Report: Does 4 Year College Make Sense?

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Students like Rebecca Bradley are choosing cosmetology instead! Excerpts from CBS News Article Rebecca Bradley planned on becoming a teacher. But, after taking a look at the facts, she enrolled …

Cool Metallic Eyes for Hot Summer Nights!

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Silver shadows are trending right now! Here’s how to get the look… Metallic makeup is super hot right now, and one of the colors we love the most is silver. …

Tips for Beautiful, Naturally Curly Hair

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Deciding to go natural is only half the battle. Getting your curls to look their best can be frustrating and difficult. Here are 5 tips for curly-haired girls to help …

The Best Hot Weather Hairstyles

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Three amazing looks for summer, inspired by Hollywood! Does the summer heat and humidity play havoc on your hair? Here are three celebrity inspired styles that beat the heat. Try …

NAHA Awards Honor the Industry’s Best!

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

The “Oscars” of hair is a HUGE event! Professional Beauty Week happens every summer at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. A highlight at PBA Week is the North …

Fun Manicure Idea – Braided Nails

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Watch this video tutorial to learn how! Looking for a fun way to change up your nails this month? Check out this super cute braided manicure! To get this look …

Ombre – The Hot Color Trend

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Celebs like Drew Barrymore love this low-maintenance look! Ombre is a French word that literally means shade or shadow. In the hairdressing world, Ombre refers to graduated color – usually …

How to Apply Chalk Pastels to Your Hair

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

It’s crazy hair color without the commitment! Dying hair crazy colors is a trend that’s been going strong for a while now, but what do you do if you want …

Afraid of a Color Commitment? Try Chalking!

Posted on - Monday April 29, 2013

Do-it-yourself color that washes right out! Another fun look for summer is color chalking! Inspired by the 1980’s and pop-stars like Katy Perry, this technique lets you add a bright …

Punk Style Rocks the VMAs

Posted on - Friday April 26, 2013

Miley Cyrus works it with a bleach blonde pompadour! The VMAs bring out the rocker in everyone! This year one of the standout hairstyles belonged to Miley Cyrus. A bleach-blonde …

Blonde No More! Lady Gaga Goes Brown.

Posted on - Friday April 26, 2013

When Lady Gaga tweeted “Definitely feeling less blonde lately and a little more progressive brunette,” she was serious! She calls her new color a LOUIS VUITTON BROWN, and we think …

How to Build a Great Portfolio

Posted on - Friday April 26, 2013

Advice from industry professionals & FirstChair Beauty is a visual business. Prospective employers want to see your work. When you are fresh out of cosmetology school, a great portfolio can …

National Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on - Friday April 26, 2013

PBA (Professional Beauty Association Scholarships) Here are two fantastic scholarship opportunities offered by the Professional Beauty Association.  Check them out and get your applications in early! 2013 PBA Minerva Beauty …