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Category: Career Tips

July 8, 2021

A Cosmetologist’s Guide to Creating a Portfolio

Blog, Career Tips, Cosmetology, Tips, Xenon

Start building a portfolio to showcase your work while in cosmetology school to create a reputation that can follow you after school. . Check out our guide to creating a professional portfolio!

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January 14, 2021

5 Reasons to Start Beauty School This Summer

Career Tips, Enrollment

Are you thinking about applying for a beauty education? Read our blog to find out why this summer is a great time to begin your future in beauty!

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September 18, 2020

How to Keep Your Beauty Clients Coming Back

Career Tips

Want to know what you can do to make sure your clients keep coming back to you as their beauty professional for their service? Read our blog for tips on how to make it happen!

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August 19, 2020

What is Cosmetology?

Career Tips, Cosmetology

Cosmetology is a profession full of creativity and opportunity! If you’ve been thinking about learning more and potentially pursuing an education to become a cosmetologist, you’ve come to the right place. We, at Xenon Academy, want everyone to feel the same excitement and love that we have for this amazing profession. Let’s get started and…

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September 19, 2018

5 Misconceptions That Crush Beauty School Dreams

Blog, Career Tips, Cosmetology

If you have some concerns about going to beauty school, we can help! Check out five misconceptions that could be holding you back.

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May 31, 2018

Living the Barbering Life

Barbering, Blog, Career Tips

The well-groomed man getting his straight razor shaves – complete with rich lather and a sharp, new haircut – is a testament to the need for well-trained and experienced barbers. If you think they only do cuts all day, though, you might be surprised to hear what barbers are up to. While there is a…

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January 15, 2018

What Should Your Hair Specialty Be? Take Our Quiz.

Blog, Career Tips, Hair, Quiz

If you were to pursue a career in hair, what would you focus on? The world of beauty is full of niche areas and specialized skills. Not sure if you’re more of a color person than a hairstyler? Take our quiz to find out. Are you interested in taking the next step toward pursuing your…

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October 12, 2017

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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