The Foundation of Doing a Perfect Updo

May 9th, 2013
Erika Brown - Certified Hair Colorist

Erika Brown is worked hard and overcame all obstacles to become a proud graduate of Paul Mitchell School, an American Board Certified Haircolorist, and a Makeup Specialist. She works at a salon she loves and specializes in hair coloring and the art of special occasion styles. She runs her own cosmetology blog, Confessions of a Cosmetologist, and ...Read more

Washington State Changes Esthetician Licensing Law

May 2nd, 2013
Esthetician Performing Laser Hair Removal

In the field of beauty, the regulations are constantly changing. This is because technological advances are forever enhancing the treatments and services that can be given. The field of esthetics is currently being affected by advancements, and these changes are creating a need for adjustments to be made in the current regulations. First and foremost, ...Read more

Pennsylvania Changes Cosmetology Training Hour Requirements

December 17th, 2012
State Representative Keith Gillespie

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law a bill aimed at increasing the success rate for cosmetology students. Pennsylvania House Bill 1868 reduces the number of training hours required in Pennsylvania before the student can sit for the written/theoretical portion of the exam from 1,250 hours to 900 hours. The prior Pennsylvania cosmetology license ...Read more

Brand You: Using YouTube to Make Your Beauty Mark

December 10th, 2012
Emily Hudspeth - Beauty Blogger & Cosmetologist

For the longest time, I wanted be one of those cool girls who made YouTube videos. I am usually more action oriented than this but there was something about making YouTube videos that kept making me saying “One day….”.  After several years of having this on my to do list, I got the push that ...Read more

Rwanda Dream Beauty Academy Opened by Academy of Hair Design in Springfield, MO

December 7th, 2012
Burundi Salon

Students at the Academy of Hair Design in Springfield, Mo. have taken on a unique challenge to give back to the human family by helping build up future cosmetology professionals halfway around the globe. The Academy of Hair Design has partnered with Africa New Life to establish a sister school of cosmetology in Rwanda, Africa. “Our ...Read more

Hey Estheticians! 50 Incredible Facts About Skin

November 29th, 2012
50 Incredible Facts About Skin

I’m sure most of this is old news to you estheticians and esthetics students in training, but we still thought this was a fun infographic about the largest organ of the body – your skin! Special thanks to Beauty Flash for putting this gem together. Learn about data visualization tools.  

New Kardashian Trend? Wearing Makeup to the Gym

November 28th, 2012

There was a time when going to the gym was akin to waking up in the morning without any makeup on. Going to the gym was an effortless task-simply throw on some shorts and a t-shirt, and you were good to go. These days, going to the gym is a full-out production for women like ...Read more

Get a City-Chic Look with Metallic Hair

October 26th, 2012

Just when you thought that hair extensions were the hottest trend of the moment, metallic shades of color begin to pop up all over the runway. Metallic hair shades have become the leading hair trend, and it is easy to see why. Metallic hair shades like silver and gold simply have a deep, alluring sex ...Read more

Right On Target, Beauty Concierges Now In Big Box Retail Store

October 19th, 2012

Women who want to learn all about the latest beauty products can now do so with the help of trained beauty concierges at Target. A Target retail store that is based in Chicago is launching the concept of providing customers with the assistance or trained beauty professionals who have knowledge about all of the cosmetic ...Read more

Attract A Jughead – Archie Themed Make-up Line Now Available

October 12th, 2012

MAC is one of the most innovative and creative cosmetic companies in the marketplace. Known for offering women a selection of makeup that is theatrical and stunning, MAC continues to find new ways to intrigue its customers. Just recently, the brand line has decided to introduce a line of Archie-themed cosmetics onto the marketplace. Maybe ...Read more