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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

Cosmetology School in Austin Receives 4 Modern Salon Awards in 2017

What makes a cosmetology school in Austin, or anywhere else in the world, a great place to advance your artistic and professional abilities? In order to uncover just that, MODERN SALON Media joined forces with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to create an annual Excellence in Education campaign. The goal is to create and

9 Marketing Tips for Hairdressers & Cosmetology Students

Want to grow your business as a cosmetology student? These marketing tips for hairdressers are here to help you slay the competition! Are you a cosmetology student in Austin? If yes, it’s never too early to start building your clientele with the following marketing tips for hairdressers. 1. Create new business profiles/pages on social media.

Meet Teela Spears, Cosmetology Instructor at Avenue Five Institute!

Get To Know Our Rock Star Team Here is another feature in the series we’re calling, Get To Know Our Rock Star Team, where we’ll get a chance to pick our Instructors’ brains. Proudly introducing Teela Spears, a very special cosmetology instructor that has been sharing her love and passion for the industry since 1988. Q: Why do

It’s a Fashion & Arts Palooza!

We would like to send a big THANK YOU to the wonderful and inspiring Keteshia Greene! On October 3rd, Keteshia hosted her first show: Fashion and Arts Palooza. She wanted to celebrate the amazing cosmetology and makeup industry and to express her appreciation for those who supported her along the way. The event was a

#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

Cool Summer Hair for Smooth Summer Tunes

The days of the Gen X-ers are gone. Enter the Millenials; we’re independent thinkers and always set the tone for the newest and coolest trends in all things beauty and fashion. This summer, it’s not enough to have the hottest tickets in town to the summer’s best music festivals, but we gotta’ look the part.

10 Common Hair Problems

In the beauty industry, everyone seems to have a story when it comes to hair problems. No matter what the story, the ultimate goal is healthy, great-looking hair.  Here are 10 common hair problems and the best ways to overcome them: 1) Dandruff Dandruff, scaly particles that cling to the root of the hair, can

Modern Hair Coloring Techniques for Curly Hair

When it comes to hair coloring techniques for curly hair, there are certain issues that you need to understand. One of these issues is the factors that affect how your hair absorbs the artificial hair color. In essence, the texture of your hair can either be described as fine or coarse, and this property will

Think You Know Your Hair Care Products? Here’s How They Began

A woman’s beauty arsenal consists of a bunch of hair care products. This ranges from shampoo to conditioner; straightening irons to curlers; volumizing sprays to hair gels; and a bunch of others. Aside from the everyday hair care products, there are also styling products used for special occasions to make the crowning glory look extra

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