March 16, 2018
What’s the Deal with Eyelash Extensions?
Have you noticed that you look around at people on the runways and on the streets and notice that they have the most glorious eyelashes? Long, full, curled, and perfectly tinted. You should know something before your jealousy gets the best of you, you can have those lashes too. Eyelash extensions. They are trending, they…
June 19, 2017
3 Ways to Have a Summer Side Hustle as a Cosmetologist or Esthetician
You love your job. You love what you do, the clients you see, and the industry you’re in. However, you’re ready to get saving for your next big summer adventure, or maybe you’re the prepared type and you’re already saving for the holidays. Whatever you’re trying to do, you’re looking for some extra cash. The…
January 6, 2017
Why Avalon Works With MAC Cosmetics
At Avalon School of Cosmetology, our world is beauty. Makeup is an art, a passion, a career, and more! We want the best for our students, so it’s no surprise that we are a MAC Pro Student Program. Why did we want to work with MAC Cosmetics? The Quality The quality of MAC makeup is…
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…
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…
December 31, 2015
Do You Have Winter Skin Irritation? Learn How to Fix It.
Skin irritation due to winter weather is never any fun, but it can also be really frustrating to try and eliminate. Colder weather means less moisture in the air which can really negatively affect your skin and hair. The extra dryness in the air causes your skin to become more dehydrated than it would normally…
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…
June 30, 2015
7 Advantages & Disadvantages of Oily Skin [Updated 2020]
There are some amazing aspects of oily skin that can give you healthier skin in the long run. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of oily skin, plus how to give your skin the proper care and love it deserves.
June 17, 2015
What is an Esthetician?
Thinking about a career in the beauty industry? You certainly should be! One of the fastest growing industries in the world, there’s nothing quite like the career choices here. Among this unique group of professionals are estheticians. Understanding the Job Estheticians are sometimes called skin care therapists, and for good reasons. They’re trained to work…