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Suit seeks to keep regulators out of eyebrow threaders' hair

"So how much state-recognized training does someone need to pluck eyebrows for a living?

None, according to attorney Tim Keller. And that is why he filed suit Wednesday on behalf of practitioners of what is known has threading, where someone uses cotton thread to remove unwanted hairs, to block the State Board of Cosmetology from trying to shut them down.

The board is fighting back. Donna Aune, the board's executive director, said her agency is simply doing what the Legislature mandated.

Grad gifts courtesy of Aveda founder

"When Lois Mineau first tried to interest Aveda Corp. last summer in working with the Hennepin County Home School on a vocational program, she didn't get much of a response. Undaunted, she tried another channel.

"I DO NOT WANT YOUR MONEY," she wrote Horst Rechelbacher, Aveda's founder and former CEO. "I am, however, asking for your wisdom and your insight on how to approach the cosmetology academic community in the Twin Cities."

Cozmo styles for a cause: Cosmetology students cut hair to benefit teacher stricken with cancer

What a great event! The following article was first published on naplesnews.com.

"BONITA SPRINGS - Unfortunately, the guest of honor couldn't attend.

Students at Cozmo, the Bonita Springs beauty school, held a fundraiser June 17 and 18 to raise money for instructor Robb Gardner.

The cosmetology teacher was forced to leave his position at the school after being diagnosed with stage-four melanoma, and could not make the trip from his home in Naples to be a part of the outpouring of support and affection from the student body.

Salon pros, students pamper families battling hard times

"For Kathy Curtis, the Families in Need Cut-A-Thon at Simi Valley's Oasis Day Spa and Salon on Sunday meant a lot more than a free haircut and manicure.

Curtis is seeking a job in customer service. "The Samaritan Center helped me with my resume. The Free Clinic of Simi Valley helped me with my teeth, which I should be getting on Monday. It's like everything happened at once," she said.

Blue Hills Cosmetology Program Prepares Diverse Student Body for a New Career

"The Evening Adult Cosmetology Program at the Blue Hills Regional Technical School held an open house on Wednesday for potential students. Some people grow up knowing they want to be a hairdresser. Others settle into a cosmetology career after a stint on a different path or college. However the students arrive at the Evening Adult Cosmetology Program at the Blue Hill Regional Technical School they leave with a certification from the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, Cosmetology.

School Rewards Grads With Free Haircuts

The International Institute of Cosmetology (IIC) has donated thousands of free haircut coupons to high school graduates throughout the greater Hartford area. The coupons are meant to congratulate the members of the Class of 2011 and can be redeemed at the IIC's student salons in Wethersfield or Plainville.

Martin Gugliotti, IIC's dean of students, noted, "We feel very strongly about the importance of education. Therefore, we stand behind Connecticut's Class of 2011 with a small token of our appreciation for their hard work and dedication."

Beauty school owner helping single moms

"Yolanda Duran is a single mother of four and a role model to students learning cosmetology skills at her ABT Beauty Academy in San Jacinto. Saturday she will be partnering with Youth for Christ's Teenparents program to present a "Mommy and Me Celebration," raising funds for the local 3-year-old ministry.

"I wanted to get involved, and being a single mom myself, that's where my heart is," she said.

About 70 ABT students will present a cut-a-thon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $5 per haircut. Several community organizations and residents will have information booths.

Michigan-based chain plans to open salon, school at former S&W site

"Dinner with a side of nostalgia wasn't enough to bring back a stalwart downtown building, but Scott Weaver is hoping a menu of cuts, coloring and manicures might be the recipe for a revival.

Long's School of Cosmetology opens on Wabash

"Building has rich history in beauty industry.

TERRE HAUTE - Cake, candy and doughnuts sweetened up the grand opening celebration this week of Long's School of Cosmetology in Terre Haute.

The school, formerly known as Long's School of Hair Design, is undergoing its own version of a makeover with a whole new look and business philosophy, said owner Loree Roberts, whose parents founded the Wabash Avenue business nearly 40 years ago.

"We're family oriented," Roberts said. "We treat people the way you want to be treated."

Adults can learn cosmetology, skin care at Hunterdon Polytech

Don't miss registration for this cosmetology school! Still unsure how to finance participating in such a program? Have a look at our "Financial Aid" section for more information!

"RARITAN TWP. -- Registration is now open for the September Hunterdon County Polytech adult daytime cosmetology and esthetics (skin specialist) programs. These programs will prepare students 16 years of age and older to take the state board or national exam to become a licensed professional in one year.