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Career Dreams: Prenatal Massage Therapist

Feb 16 2018

If you’ve ever thought that a massage therapy education only meant careers in spas or resorts, you’re going to be surprised! Read below to learn more about the exciting field of prenatal massage therapy. Prenatal Massage Therapist What is Prenatal Massage? Prenatal massage is exactly what it sounds like. It is massage therapy for women…

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What’s a Hairstylist?

Feb 13 2018

What’s the difference between a hairstylist, a stylist, a hairdresser, a beautician and a cosmetologist? Nothing, really! So what do all these words mean, and are they the same thing? The answer is yes, but some of these words are more culturally relevant than others. Keep scrolling to find out the difference. First, Let’s Define…

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Student Stories: James Black

Feb 09 2018

From Michigan, to Illinois and all the way out to Tennessee, Douglas J Aveda Institutes hold the same values from campus to campus. We value family, creativity, hard work and passion. We believe that this month’s featured student story embodies what we pride ourselves in at all of our locations. From Knoxville, Tennessee we proudly…

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The Ultimate Guide to Starting Beauty School

Feb 06 2018

Are you looking to learn more about beauty school, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you know that beauty school is your calling and are looking to find the right institution for you? We can help you with our ultimate starting guide! Here is our compilation of all the resources you can use to…

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Career Dreams: Children’s Hairstylist

Jan 26 2018

Do you love working with kids? Have you ever considered becoming an elementary teacher, nanny or pediatric nurse? These are all admirable professions, but they aren’t right for everyone. If you’ve ever thought about one of these careers, we encourage you to consider a career in cosmetology. If you love kids, want a career that’s…

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7 Ingredients to Healthy Winter Skin

Jan 22 2018

With winter comes cold, and with cold comes dry, cracked and flaking skin. 🙅‍🙅‍🙅‍🙅‍🙅‍ We say no way. Here are seven ingredients to preventing (and a few for treating) the winter skin that can be embarrassing. 1. Exfoliate To help old, dry skin come off easily, make sure to exfoliate twice a week. Avoid using…

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Looking Glam All Day Everyday

Jan 16 2018

Everyone loves to feel glamorous, but not all of us love to put in the time that it takes. Some of us cherish the extra 10 minutes in bed and others love the thrill of saving a few bucks by passing up that pricey foundation. See here: The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Looking Glam All…

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Tell Us Your Zodiac Sign, and We’ll Give You the Perfect Winter Hair Color

Dec 20 2017

Are you itching to change up your hair as the seasons transition? Not sure which hair color is best for your winter style? Don’t worry, we can use your zodiac sign to help you plan your next move. Do you want to help others make their winter hair transformations? Think about a career in cosmetology!…

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The Post-Secondary Experience: Beauty School or College?

Dec 15 2017

“When are you going to college?” You’re brave enough to reply, “I’m not. I’m pursuing my passion and going to beauty school.” For that, we applaud you; and we know the typical response that provokes: “What about the college experience you’ll be missing?” The answer is: you don’t have to “miss out” because your dream…

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Career Dreams: Editorial Hair Stylist

Dec 12 2017

What is your dream career? Does it involve fashion, hair, models, photography or maybe even advertising? Check out this dream career that could be possible with a cosmetology license! Editorial Stylist What is an Editorial Stylist? An editorial stylist is typically the person in charge of choosing the look of the model before a photoshoot….

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