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July 5, 2017

Cosmetology VS. Barbering: Which is Best for You?


Cosmetology school and barbering school both have the same end goal: making people look great and feel great about the way look! But each has its own way of accomplishing this goal. Both have their own focuses and specialities. So, if you have been thinking about going into the beauty industry for a career, which…

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June 22, 2017

4 Places You Can Find a Barber

barbering, Blogging

Where Can You Work As a Barber? When you hear the word barber you probably think of a barber shop and the spinning pole in the front. However, what you may not know is that barber shops aren’t the only places barbers find employment. Barbers can work in salons, resorts or as a freelancers. Certified…

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June 14, 2017

3 Hair Specialties Cosmetologists Can Pursue

Blogging, cosmetology

A career in cosmetology can open up a wide variety of career options. Many people dream of owning their own salon one day, while others are seeking to work the hottest fashion shows. You may not know it, but cosmetologists can also take their favorite skill and specialize. Here are 3 specialities that you might…

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June 5, 2017

Bold Hair Bold Trends

Blogging, cosmetology, Fashion Trend

Everyone loves a statement piece. Whether that pieces by your makeup, your favorite accessory, or you hair, you want to stand out. We’ve got 6 bold hair color trends you’ve got to try, especially during festival season. Rainbow Hair This colorful style is all the rage at the moment. There are many bold variations of…

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May 9, 2017

Embracing Natural Beauty


The “no makeup” makeup trend is taking over and it’s a good thing! People are embracing their natural beauty and empowering themselves more than ever. Alicia Keys is one of the biggest inspirations for the natural beauty trend. She has been devoted to not wearing any makeup since August of 2016. Her natural brows and…

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Secrets to Healthy Hair

Blogging, General

After all the hair dye, bleach, and hot tools, our hair starts losing its shine and sometimes may even break. Our hair ends up requiring extra attention and some time to repair. Here are some secrets to healthy hair from our very own American Beauty College’s Cosmetology Instructors. Olive Oil and Almond Oil Ms. Liz…

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May 3, 2017

What It’s Like to Learn Makeup Artistry


Thanks to Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube, people everywhere are dreaming of becoming makeup artists. Here at American Beauty College, we respect makeup application for what it is: an art. That’s why we offer makeup artist workshops, taught by industry professionals. Here’s a glimpse into what it’s like to learn makeup artistry. Photoshoots You can experience…

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March 2, 2017

ABC Ranked as 1 of 10 Top Rated Cosmetology Programs in California

Blogging, Community, cosmetology

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been put on cosmetology-license.com’s list for top rated cosmetology programs in the state of California. We were graded on 12 things: Graduation Rate Student Debt Success Rate Job Placement Veteran Benefits Cutting System Community Facilities Scholarships Business Training Value Wow Factor We’re excited to be on the list because…

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Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Cosmetologist

Beauty School Resources, Blogging

As a cosmetologist, it is your objective to make every client feel rejuvenated and confident about themselves after you are done working your magic. Whether it be an extreme haircut, drastic change of hair color, a full on glam look, or just a simple trim, beauticians always need to be at their best. A day…

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February 7, 2017

5 Reasons to Pursue a Career as a Cosmetologist or Barber

barbering, Blogging, cosmetology

If you’re looking for a career that allows you to be creative while helping others feel confident, a career in cosmetology or barbering could be perfect for you. Read our blog to learn five worthwhile reasons to get your start in these amazing industries!

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