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How the Sun Affects Your Skin (and What You Can Do About It)

It’s All Fun in the Sun, Until…   … You spend a tad-bit too long on a comfy, Adirondack chair reading that historical fiction novel you desperately need to finish while sipping a refreshing beverage. You reached the tantalizing end of your novel, but you also gained a painfully irritating sunburn on your face, shoulders,

The Skin Microbiome: A Brief Introduction

The “Micro” What? We all have that friend who, seemingly every month, announces their new miracle diet. They use language like: “this new [insert trendy diet here] has absolutely changed my life in only 4 days!”  This friend is constantly sharing (unsolicited) advice about the perfect diet for your body type that is guaranteed to

The Science Behind Hair Color

Is hair color really a science? Turn on E! News, browse a few articles in Vogue, or scroll down your Instagram feed, and you will find an abundance of hair colors.  From platinum blonde to midnight black, from mermaid teal to rainbow ombré, we often use hair color as an accessory. When done right and

Important Cosmetology Industry Statistics

Are you considering entering the fabulous cosmetology industry? If so, you might be wondering just how big the cosmetology industry really is, and what is the job outlook for people attending cosmetology school in Austin right now? We’ve got you covered with the latest cosmetology industry statistics. What is the Cosmetology Industry? The cosmetology industry

South Austin Beauty and Wellness School 1st Year Anniversary

It’s our South Austin Campus 1st year anniversary!✨💕 It has been an amazing year and we would like to say THANK YOU, and congratulate all those who have helped support our South Austin Campus start up as we celebrate the 1st year anniversary! And when we thought our celebration couldn’t get any better, Mr. Jim

Beauty School vs College: Your Answers to These Questions Could Help You Decide

Struggling to decide between a traditional four-year university and cosmetology school? The beauty school vs. college debate is a common hurdle people come across when mapping out their future. Remember, you don’t have to pick just one! We’ve come up 3 questions to help you decide where to start on the path to your bright

Avenue Five Will Open Its Second Location in South Austin

Looking for a South Austin beauty school? We’ve got some great news… Fall 2018: Avenue Five Institute will expand to its second location in South Austin! We are excited to bring the uniquely progressive wellness and beauty programs we are known for in North Austin to the growing number of future hairstylists and skincare therapists

2017 Austin Music Festival Fashion Trends You’ll Want to Rock

This year’s Austin music festival fashions are sure to turn heads! There’s no shortage of awesome music festivals in Austin. Our Austin beauty school students would undoubtably have a great time even if they wore a sack over their heads with holes for eyes, but they wouldn’t do that. There are far too many picture-perfect

5 Personality Traits of Hair Stylists That’ll Make You Say, “Yep, That’s Me!”

What are the most common personality traits of hair stylists?  Future hair stylists at our cosmetology school in Austin see firsthand how hairdressers play a vital role in their clients’ lives—providing everything from great hair styles to personal advice. As a result, hairstylists tend to develop the following personality traits. 1. Great at Listening &

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