Category: Beauty Industry
April 5, 2017
5 Qualities of a Beauty Industry Leader
Dreaming of the day you open your own salon or create your own product line? If you’re already in beauty school, you’re on your way there! While you’re learning to build and create your own business and hone your technical skills, there are a few other qualities you may want to focus on the personal…
January 4, 2017
Advanced Makeup Education: Where Can It Take Me?
The world of makeup artistry has a lot more opportunities than one would think! At Avalon School of Cosmetology, we know that a great future starts with a great education. Our basic course can give you a good foundation, but if you want to really take your education to the next level, our advanced course…
September 29, 2016
The 12 Things You Need to Know When Transferring Beauty Schools
After 50 years, beauty school giant Regency Beauty Institute closed the doors to 79 facilities nationwide, two of which were in Tolleson and Mesa. In the event that a beauty school closes, students have a few options available to them when they are deciding what they want to do next. We want to extend our…
September 17, 2016
Eyelash Extensions: A Lengthy Trend
The History of Lash Enhancement It’s no doubt that women have been longing for luscious, full, and curly lashes for quite some time. In 4000 BC, kohl was smudged around the eyes as a ritual. Fast forward a few years and in 1840, mascara was invented by Eugene Rimmel (The House of Rimmel est.1835). In…
July 27, 2016
The Back-to-School List Cosmetology Students Need
Going to beauty school is an exciting time, so it’s important for you to be prepared with some extra supplies! Your beauty school will generally provide a kit for you to use, but there are a few extra things you can prepare that might come in handy! Depending on the schedule you’ve chosen, you’ll…
May 19, 2016
Essential Beauty Steps to Start Following in Your 20’s
It’s probably safe to say that everyone has a unique beauty regimen that caters to their lifestyle and needs. But those needs change as you get older, and those changes are inevitable. Adjusting your beauty regimen early can help to prevent things like aging lines, wrinkles and more. Check out these essential beauty tips that…
January 20, 2016
What is “Flexible Scheduling”?
Flexible scheduling for many prospective students can be the deciding factor when it comes to choosing a cosmetology program. The phrase “flexible scheduling” seems to be attached to every secondary education offer around. But, what does it really mean? “Flexible Scheduling” refers to the option for students to attend as full-time or part-time pupils….
December 30, 2015
What’s the Difference Between an Esthetician and a Cosmetologist? [Updated 2021]
An esthetician and a cosmetologist both study and practice their craft in the world of beauty, but both have different focuses! Discover the similarities and differences of each program!
December 28, 2015
Industry Fun Facts: Why Do Stylists Wear Black?
All salons are different right? But it seems that they all have the same dress code. Why isn’t a huge mystery or club secret – as far as you know – but this industry-wide “blackout” if you will is actually a fun part of the culture that ties all of us together. What’s the REAL…
December 18, 2015
Are You Ready for a New Career?
Having some doubts or hesitations about your career trajectory? Maybe you’ve been considering changing paths but aren’t sure if it’s the right decision. A career in the beauty industry is rewarding and stable. If you’re unsure about whether or not a change is on the horizon for you, think about these questions and speak with…