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Straight Hair vs. Curly Hair – Learn the How and Why at a Cosmetology School West Palm Beach



One of the most immense frustrations that salon patrons have is that of curly hair. There are some people who are absolutely fine with their curly hair but there are most definitely those who would much rather have the perfectly straight strands. It’s a source of great envy in some cases! As any cosmetology school […]

Cosmetology School Isn’t Just For Careers: Learn Some Skills



Cosmetology School Isn’t Just For Careers: Learn Some Skills

Sure, beauty school is a wonderful way to kick-start a career and get going on a life of fun and fashion. But believe it or not, schools such as Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers can do more than prep you for a life as an esthetician or masseuse — they can also help you learn […]

Tips on How to Best Market Yourself for a Future in Cosmetology



Tips on How to Best Market Yourself for a Future in Cosmetology

So you’ve got your cosmetology license— now what? Having finished your cosmetology program and successfully passing the state exam, it may feel a little alarming to contemplate putting yourself out there in the world, finding clients and making a name. Never fear. It’s totally possible to build the amazing beauty career you’ve always wanted. With […]

How To Add To Your Skill-Set Before You Get The Job



How To Add To Your Skill-Set Before You Get The Job

With a cosmetology certificate and license in hand, it’s now time to find a job. First of all, congratulations! You’ve worked hard and you deserve to take some time to savor your accomplishment. But don’t wait too long … now it’s time to get those skills in top-notch condition so you can potentially find a […]

The Pivot Point Approach Prepares You For a General Beauty Career



The Pivot Point Approach Prepares You For a General Beauty Career

There are multiple techniques for training hair stylists, but one of the most popular is the Pivot Point approach. This educational style allows students to learn the basics of technique and styling without limiting their own ideas or their clients’ desires. Below we’ll discuss how this method works (for more than just hair!) and how […]

Tools You Need When Starting Your Career As A Nail Technician



Tools You Need When Starting Your Career As A Nail Technician

Nail technicians need quite a few tools to set up shop. If you rent space in a salon that belongs to someone else, you are usually responsible for bringing your own tools but may be able to get away without some of the larger equipment. Below, we’ll cover the basic necessities in a nail technician’s […]

Massage vs. Stretching: Misconceptions Between the Two



Massage vs. Stretching: Misconceptions Between the Two

A common misconception is that massage is a type of stretching. This is not true, nor is stretching a type of bodily massage. While both processes work on the body to keep it healthy, in tune and relaxed, they are very different. Below we will discuss some of the ways that they differ.

Massage Therapy vs. Massage and Skin Care Program: What’s The Difference?



Massage Therapy vs. Massage and Skin Care Program: What’s The Difference?

Are you thinking about a career in massage, and wondering what kind of program might work for you? If you’ve checked out the course offerings from one of the nation’s most renowned beauty schools, the Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers, then you know you can choose between the Massage Therapy school and the Esthetician & […]

Understanding the Layers of the Skin



Understanding the Layers of the Skin

Did you know that the skin is the largest organ in the body? That’s right: The waterproof outer shield that keeps your insides covered is actually a giant organ composed of three main layers. If you’re considering a career in skin care and beauty, you need to know what these layers are and how to […]