Why Should You Obtain Your GED?

Why Should You Obtain Your GED? 1) Employment Not very long ago, employers didn’t necessarily expect a high school diploma. Many people got jobs in factories, offices or other companies without a diploma, and they’ve stayed in their jobs for years. The trouble comes when you get laid off, the company goes out of business,…

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Why I Love Being an Esthetician

I began my esthetics career in 1987, just a few months after graduating from High School. I was lucky in that I always knew what I wanted to do. My grandmother was a hairdresser and owned her own beauty salon, so I truly believe the career of helping people look and feel beautiful was in…

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Hairdresser: Job Profile & Salary

Overview Keeping up with the latest beauty trends is important to many of us, and it’s a professional necessity for a hairdresser. Also known as cosmetologists, these trained professionals offer a wide range of beauty services, but are particularly capable at shampooing, cutting, styling, and coloring hair. Some are also trained and licensed to give…

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Why Salon-Hopping Hurts Your Beauty Career

Erin Guzik is currently a Designer Stylist in Muskogee, Oklahoma with seven years of cosmetology experience. She is also a Business Marketing major at the University of Phoenix. Before finding her passion in the beauty industry, Erin managed a team in the customer service industry and realized her desire to help individuals grow to their…

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Cosmetology School is Not Just for Women

Cosmetology School is Not Just for Women Manly men need their hair cut too. Maybe not highlighted, maybe not flat-ironed (or maybe so), but cut and styled at least! As much as they hate to admit it, even the most rugged of men still want to look good. That’s why in today’s metro-sexual world, barber…

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What to look for in a Cosmetology School

HOW IS BEAUTY SCHOOL LIKE A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE? Beauty school is designed for specific areas of study: hair and body services. A four-year college curriculum often includes general studies as well as major concentrations. If you want to cut hair, though, you don’t necessarily need a class in philosophy or art appreciation. Nor would Biology…

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