Video: How To Hair Chalk

29 Feb

Crazy hair colors are so in right now! Just look at Katy Perry’s blue bob or Kelly Osbourne’s purple up-do at the Academy Awards. But you don’t have to dye your whole head a bright color. There’s a much more subtle, less permanent way of wearing this look. It’s called hair chalking and it’s super easy to do!

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What You’ll Do As A Salon Assistant

22 Feb

If you’re hoping to land a job in a salon, chances are you’ll be hired as an assistant. It’s something you’ll need to do to get your foot in the door. Many salons have a policy where they only promote from within, which means everyone starts as an assistant before they become a stylist. Assistants are a vital part of the salon, helping it to operate smoothly on a daily basis.

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10 Best Tips For Passing Your State Board Exam

15 Feb

After you’ve graduated from Salon Success Academies comes the next big step – acing your State Board exam. California recently transitioned to the National State Board exam. Here are the Beauty Buzz’s 10 Best Tips For Passing Your State Board Exam. 1.) Continue to study and practice up until the day of your exam.

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Mannequins Now Required For State Board Exam

08 Feb

There’s another change coming to the State Board exam that you need to know about! The use of live models has been eliminated for candidates taking the licensing exam. Starting on March 1, students will have to bring a mannequin head with at least 6 inches of hair all the way around the head to the exam.

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How to Increase Your Client Retention

01 Feb

Client retention is essential to your success in the beauty industry! Returning clients keep your chair occupied, spend more money on average than a new client, and are probably recommending you to other clients. In the client’s eyes, what sets you from other stylists is more than just the quality of the cut and color you give them.

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