Category: Career Tips
May 27, 2022
You are all about the beauty industry but just can’t decide which direction to take. If you considered an education in cosmetology or barbering, but have no idea which program is right for you, then read more to learn what you can expect as a barber or cosmetologist.
July 8, 2021
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!
January 14, 2021
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!
September 18, 2020
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!
August 19, 2020
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…
September 19, 2018
If you have some concerns about going to beauty school, we can help! Check out five misconceptions that could be holding you back.
May 31, 2018
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…
January 15, 2018
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…
October 12, 2017
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…
August 11, 2017
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…