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How Do You Know if Distance Learning is Right for You?

Distance Makes the Brain Grow Smarter…  Decisions used to be simple, didn’t they? Wide ruled or college ruled paper. Peanut butter and banana or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Rollerblading or biking.  As adults, we have to make seemingly monumental decisions that feel as if they could crush our entire world or elevate our lives

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

How Google Chromebooks Make Online Learning More Effective

Concerns over the ongoing pandemic have caused schools and training programs across the country to close their doors and engage in distance education. Programs like cosmetology, esthetics, and massage have been forced to adapt to the online world and educators have continued to arrange remote support for their students. Partners like Google have created a

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning

When considering an online education in fields like massage, cosmetology, esthetics and more it’s crucial to understand the differences between synchronous and asynchronous learning and the impact that will have on your online experience. Online learning has become increasingly popular in the past few years and with the ongoing pandemic it has become the only

Theoretical Vs. Practical Learning in Online Classes

Learning is a process. And learning online is no different than learning in a traditional setting. There are two main components that contribute to learning and when learning in a remote environment, these components take on a different life. Learning is meant to produce changes in an individual whether it’s acquired through taking classes at

Advances in Remote Learning

The idea of distance education has been in place for centuries, dating back to the 1800s. This type of learning emerged as a painfully slow process where teachers would teach lessons or assign homework through handwritten mail that may take weeks to arrive and the student would respond in a similar manner. Although it may

New 1000 hour Cosmetology Program saves time and money!

What’s New? Starting in May 2020 a cosmetology license in Texas can now be earned with just 1000 hours of training.  Prior to this, those that wanted to earn a cosmetology license had to complete 1500 hours of training.  This represents a significant saving in time and lowers a student’s cost of attendance!   Some questions

Where will the Cosmetology Jobs be in 2016?

As a cosmetologist, it’s your job to help people make the most out of the looks they were given through a variety of different treatments and methods. Some of your clients need help with their makeup, soliciting your services to analyze their skin while suggesting the most appropriate makeup solutions. For other clients you provide

#IamAVisualArtist

#TeamAve5 is a united family. We support each other and we applaud our successes and accomplishments, and that is why we’re coming together, along with the entire industry, to support the #IamAVisualArtist campaign. This empowering campaign aims to petition the Bank of England to add Vidal Sassoon’s name BACK onto the nominations list of those

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