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barbering or cosmetology what's the difference

Barbering or Cosmetology – What is the Difference?

In a world filled with all kinds of people, it’s not surprising that it’s also filled with all kinds of hair! And the folks who manage all that hair, typically fall into one of two categories, a barber or a cosmetologist. But in the wonderful, wide world of beauty, what is the real difference between these two heroes of hairstyling?...

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Whats the difference between soft wax and hard wax

What’s the Difference Between Soft Wax and Hard Wax?

If you’ve ever experienced a bit of that old wax-on, hair-off smoothness for yourself, you probably get why it’s become such a popular service in the beauty industry. Because let’s face it unless we’re talking about the top of your head, most would agree that hair-free is care-free. But whether you’re contemplating how to greet the warm weather around the...

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The Art of Barbering and Tools of the Trade

The Art of Barbering and Tools of the Trade

Barbering is an artform and being a barber means you can inspire new trends and set the stage for the community. After all, today’s clients are not just looking for a quick trim and a shave. They want to leave the shop or salon with a style that shows off their unique personality and form a connection with the individual...

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reasons why beauty school is right for you

Reasons Why Beauty School is Right for You

It’s safe to say that choosing a career path is one of those life-changing decisions that can literally transform your future. It’s also safe to say it’s not always the easiest choice to make. After all, you’ll be spending a lot of your time in that career, so choosing something you love doing is a great place to start. Let’s...

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tips for opening a salon, spa, or barbershop

Tips for Opening a Salon, Spa or Barbershop

When it comes to choosing what to do with your beauty industry education, opening your own salon, spa, or barbershop is probably at the top of the list for many people. After all, being your own boss means being in control of your destiny. But it also means that you’ve got to figure out exactly how to start your own...

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our picks for the biggest 2022 beauty trends

Our Picks for the Biggest 2022 Beauty Trends

As we say farewell to the year behind us, it’s a great time to explore what the year ahead has in store for fans of style, glam, and all things beauty. And from where we’re sitting, it looks like the biggest beauty trends of 2022 are going to be all about innovation, sustainability, and a place where au-naturelle meets bits...

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your beauty gift guide for the holiday

Your Beauty Gift Guide for the Holiday

Let’s face it; giving or receiving a gift just makes you feel good on the inside. Now that you are gearing up to take on the holidays, if you’re looking for inspiration for the perfect gift, why notchoose one that makes people feel good on the inside and the outside? Give the gift of beauty. To help you make someone’s...

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Holiday Makeup Tips

Holiday Makeup Tips

It’s safe to say that the holidays bring out our inner desire to add a little extra shimmer and shine to life. You know, decking the halls and all that jazz. But while you’re hanging the mistletoe and decorating the house, why not greet the season with a hot new look that could literally melt the ice off an igloo?...

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How to keep your nails healthy and hydrated

How to Keep Your Nails Healthy and Hydrated

It’s safe to say that not everyone’s nails are created equally. And if you’re one of those people who have always longed for strong, long and beautiful nails, you’re not alone! Yes, the nail salons are full of people looking for advice on how to get healthy, hydrated nails that can be flaunted! Fortunately, we’ve got some great tips for...

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top careers for estheticians

Top Careers for Estheticians

Let’s face it, there are plenty of great reasons to pursue a career in the beauty industry. But for some of us, it can be tough to narrow down just exactly what part of the beauty industry you’d like to work in. Fortunately, there’s one career path in beauty that offers plenty of different options to explore. We’re talking about...

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