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What is the Difference Between Accredited Beauty Schools and Non-accredited Programs?

Avenue Five Institute is an accredited beauty school in Austin, Texas. But what does that really mean, and what sets us apart from a non-accredited cosmetology program? In order for a school to earn accredited status, the institution must meet national standards of educational performance. These standards are set by an impartial non-government agency, such

How Many Product Lines Do You Work With At Esthetician School?

At Avenue Five Institute, our Esthetician school program is specially designed to offer extensive hands-on experience. As a student, it’s important to obtain relevant experience to excel in your field. Part of that experience comes from working on different people and skin types, while experimenting with various product lines. While other schools rely on one line

What are the Benefits of Obtaining a Dual License in the Beauty & Wellness?

Obtaining a dual license is increasingly popular in the beauty industry. For instance, take a look at top-trending barber Fernie Andong (@fernthebarber), he has a cosmetology and barbering license.  “When I was a cosmetology instructor, a student needed help with a skin fade. It was my job to help get the student out of the

Meet the Rising Star Behind These Beautiful Up-Dos

Caitlyn Draper has mastered simple up-dos that look anything but basic, and she’s about to teach all of us how it’s done. Meet a very special Avenue Five Institute Cosmetology School student and up-do extraordinaire, Caitlyn Draper! When Caitlyn isn’t busy learning alongside her peers, she does hair and makeup for weddings, photo shoots, and

5 Benefits of Attending Barber School in Austin

Are you searching for “barber school near me,” all the while wondering—do I really need to attend barber school to become a professional barber?  In Texas, you must obtain and currently hold a Class A Barber license to legally style, cut, and color men’s hair. To accomplish this, you’ll need to: Earn an active Texas

Avenue Five Graduate Bekah Parker Shines at Raw Artist Showcase

Congratulations Bekah Parker! The looks you created for the Raw Artist showcase are an inspiration to us all. What is life like after graduating from cosmetology and make-up school at Avenue Five Institute in Austin? Take one look at our former student Bekah Parker and you’ll see life is looking fabulously floral. In fact, we want

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