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October 12, 2017

Xenon. The Man Who Founded Our School.

Blog, Xenon

What is a Xenon? ”Zee-none”, “Zen-yn”… how do you say that? Who is Xenon? These are all questions we get quite frequently. It’s no wonder, it has been several years since Xenon’s revolutionary work graced the runways, magazine covers, and stages of the world. In fact, doing a google search will get you answers that…

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5 Tips to Help Build up Your Clientele

Blog, Career Tips

Building up your clientele before graduating beauty school is one of the most important steps toward a successful career. In fact, many current cosmetologist and estheticians say that building their client base before graduating was a make or break for them. This is one of the reasons that we, Xenon Academy, include a business education…

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August 11, 2017

Does Cosmetology School Require a GED?

Career Tips, Tips

Do Cosmetology Schools Require a GED or High School Diploma? The answer depends on where you live. This is a question that we get a lot from both our Nebraska and Colorado locations, and the requirements for attending cosmetology schools are different in every state. The majority of states, including both Colorado and Nebraska, require…

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July 27, 2017

The Pivot Point Curriculum Difference

Career Tips, Cosmetology, Xenon

“We believe it’s our responsibility to evolve hair and beauty education, challenging the status quo.” – Pivot Point® International When it comes to beauty school curriculums the options are varied, with systems that range from the wild and crazy to the trendy and bizarre. But of all these options there are a few staples that…

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July 21, 2017

Which Beauty School Path Should You Take? Take Our Quiz!

Quiz

The world of beauty is as varied as the types of hairstyles available. With so many potential career paths, it might be hard to decide which is right for you. Beauty is in your blood! If you need help narrowing down the perfect path from all the options, our quiz can help. Are you ready…

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July 20, 2017

Happy 30th Anniversary to Xenon Academy!

Blog, Events, Xenon

  30 years ago the owners of the Peel’s Salon Services partnered with acclaimed stylist: Xenon. Born Peter Michael Franelli, Xenon had a passion for beauty, and it was a passion he was destined to share. Coming from a 75 year commitment to offering quality salon products and equipment, the Peel family was proud to…

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June 23, 2017

5 Tips on What Not to Do with Your Hair

Hair

A good cosmetologist should know what is happening in the beauty industry. They should know what styles and trends are in, what good practices are, and they definitely should know what not to do. At Xenon Academy, we do our best to make sure our students learn everything they need to know to be successful…

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May 23, 2017

The Cosmetologist’s Guide to Interviewing Well

Blog, Career Tips

Going in for your first job interview after graduating can be a daunting task. There is so much emphasis put on good interviewing skills that we tend to overthink it a lot of the time. Keeping your nerves under control is one of the many important parts of nailing any interview. Luckily for you, we…

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May 17, 2017

The Ultimate Resume Building Guide

Career Tips, Tips, Xenon

Are you ready to take the next step and pursue a career in beauty? Check out our tips to creating a killer resume to help you land your dream job!

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April 18, 2017

Wedding Inspiration for Every Taste

Hair, Makeup, Trends

If you are like a wide percentage of Americans, you are gearing up for wedding season. Whether you are planning your own or someone else’s, chances are you are going to be involved and possibly even overwhelmed by all the choices out there. The good news is there are truly ideas and styles for every…

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