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Seven $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. Click Here to download the student scholarship application or Click Hereto complete the online application Six $500 scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Beauty Professional / NCA section members for continuing education in the field of cosmetology. Click Here to download […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Images From a Photo Shoot

“Thanks to social media and the web, there are many options for promoting your images from a photo shoot,” says Eric Fisher for Aquage, owner of Eric Fisher salons, Eric Fisher Academy and Prosper U. “First, I would recommend choosing at least three photos from your photo shoot and creating a collection. Name the collection and […]

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5 Ways a Hairdresser Can Best Prepare Before a Photo Shoot

“As a photographer with plenty of editorial, advertising, and NAHA experience under my belt, I’ve had the privilege to see firsthand what hairdressers can do to best prepare themselves logistically and creatively to ensure a successful shoot. Here are five things I’ve found most important in this fun, but often nerve-racking process,” says Roberto Ligresti, professional […]

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Grant Program Accepting Applications from Massage Students

The Helping Hands Gifts for Growth Grant Program is accepting applications from professional massage students through Nov. 1, 2013. This program, sponsored by BIOTONE® and Biofreeze®, supports students in their educational pursuits or endeavors to launch a massage therapy practice. Students can apply for one of four $1,000 grants. In addition, each winner’s school will […]

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Eufora International’s 2013 Global Connection, Sept. 15 – 16

Eufora International’s premier educational event, Global Connection, returns September 15-16, 2013 with an “All Star” cast from around the globe in a new venue – L.A. LIVE in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Coming to the main stage from Japan will be Mayumi Yamamoto, known as “The Million Dollar Stylist”, and Hidenori Nishimura, creator of Braidart. While Neil […]

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Scarpaci and Taylor, impressed by the caliber of the videos on the site, have decided to acknowledge the artists who created them. In January 2014, will debut a unique online event—The Hairbrained Video Awards (HVA)—to honor those who capture and share the art and craft of hairdressing. “Video is such a powerful and fulfilling […]

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Goldwell’s Color Zoom 13 US Training Kicks Off

The three finalists for Goldwell’s Color Zoom 13 will be spending the next three days in an intense “book camp” at the headquarters just outside Baltimore, Maryland. Trainers John Simpson, Lead Artistic Director and Dimitrios Tsioumas, Global Artistic Director, are working with the contenders, guiding them in time management while helping to hone their skills […]

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Apply Now for Beauty Changes Lives Sassoon Scholarships

The Beauty Changes Lives foundation is accepting applications for the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program between August 5 and October 11, 2013: at Honoring the late Vidal Sassoon and his legacy as an entrepreneur and artist, the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program funds 50 percent of tuition at qualified cosmetology schools, which […]

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