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Cosmetology school to host fashion show

Students at the Salon Professional Academy in Iowa City will have the chance to show off what they've learned during a fashion show Tuesday night at the First Avenue Club, 1550 S. First Ave. in Iowa City.

More than 40 students from the cosmetology school have been working for weeks with models to develop outfits, hair and make-up for the show.

"It's basically an evening where students showcase their work through fashion," said Emily Hesseltine, director of admissions at the academy. "It's a big celebration."

Empire/Arrojo Kick Off Search for Next 'Master of Beauty'

Empire/Arrojo Kick Off Search for Next 'Master of Beauty'

Empire Education Group and Nick Arrojo team up to offer one lucky stylist a top of the line education package that includes the opportunity to perform with Nick, live on stage, at Masters of Beauty.

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011

For every stylist who has dreamed of becoming a platform artist, Empire Education Group is offering the opportunity of a lifetime.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading West Coast beauty school, is proud to present the American Red Cross with $25,000 to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 - April 2.

Southampton cosmetology students take first-place awards

COURTLAND-The Southampton High School cosmetology class, under the leadership of Rita Yeary, won eight out of 12 trophies in the Virginia Beauticians Association Competition on Monday.

"As always, they rose to the occasion," Yeary said. "To compete against adults and win says a lot for their talents and skills. A mother could not be any more prouder of my students than I am."

Students competed in Barbering, Professional, Fantasy and Evening. Southampton students swept the Barbering category.

Letter: Grateful to beauty school for help in providing wigs to cancer patients

I would like to compliment and thank Empire Beauty School in Portage for their participation in the American Cancer Society free wig program. ACS provides donated wigs to Empire, their only participating partner in the Kalamazoo area.
At no charge, Empire students and staff wash and style the wigs and maintain them in a wig bank for loan to patients undergoing chemotherapy. When a patient comes in for a wig, Empire provides personalized selection and fitting assistance.

Webb Wins Small Business Person of the Year

BOWLING GREEN, KY - The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Regina Webb as the 2011 Small Business Person of the Year during a news conference this morning. Webb is the president and founder of Regina Webb Salon & Spa and Regina Webb Academy, LLC. She also owns Regina Webb Hair Products & Cosmetics.

Vocational students address A.H. board

CLARKS SUMMIT- The students of Abington Heights High School who participate in the cosmetology program at Empire Beauty School explained to the school board they were not going to let their program be taken away without a fight.

The 16 students currently enrolled in the program were in attendance during the board's monthly work session, held March 6.

The program is one of several cuts the district may make in the 2011-12 school year. The girls urged the board not to eliminate the program.

Barber school opening in Saint John

A barber college opening in New Brunswick next month will be the first East Coast school to offer the trade in 15 years.

Eastern College will begin offering barber classes this summer on its Saint John campus.

The last barber school east of Toronto closed in 1996 and would-be Atlantic Canadian students were forced to attend cosmetology school.

The college will provide the training while the New Brunswick Registered Barbers' Association will handle the licensing.

Making a career as a hairstylist

If you are looking for a rewarding career in cosmetology and creating new hairstyles for people sounds interesting, then becoming a hairstylist is right up your alley. Here is what it takes to become a hairstylist and start on the road to a new career by reading the steps below.

Complete your graduation. Though formal education isn't very important for starting a career as a hair stylist, it is advisable for you to have completed your graduation as it keeps a lot of options open on a later date.