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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

What Does a Medical Esthetician Do?

Medical estheticians are state-licensed skin care specialists. They work in healthcare facilities, spas, resorts, fitness clubs, and salons providing skin care treatments along with makeup tips to help individuals improve their confidence. They may also work with patients trying to cover up skin issues caused by injury, illness, or surgery. As an esthetician, you have

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

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

5 Common Personality Traits of Massage Therapists

Our massage therapy school in Austin has the pleasure of working with so many incredible students. We’ve seen firsthand just how caring, compassionate and hardworking massage therapists tend to be. While every therapist has a unique personality, there are certain traits common amongst people who peruse a career focused on helping and healing others. 1.

Step-by-Step Up-Do Tutorial for Beginners

Meghan Markle’s stunning up-dos are inspiring women all around the globe to ditch the messy bun and get creative with their up-dos. Not sure how to make your up-dos look fab? We got you covered!  Are you ready? Here’s what you will need:  Prep hair with 1/4′ curling iron, curling away from the face. Clip away

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

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