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Combining Sunscreen and Makeup

Sunscreen isn’t only a summer thing, even if it’s more common during the summer months. Many people find benefits from sunscreen throughout the year, but for folks who want to do this while also maintaining makeup, this can be a challenge. At…

Color Tips for Eye Shadowing

At Collectiv Academy cosmetology school, we’re about giving you more than just a few rigid techniques and areas of expertise. We want our graduates to grow into stylists who customers trust with their entire beauty profile, from basic hair…

Tips for Long-Lasting Hair Curls

For the stylish among us in terms of hair, curling is one of the most popular techniques out there. At Collectiv Academy hair school, we’ll show you every little detail and trick to help clients with all hair curling needs. In particular,…

Foundation Type: Liquid Vs. Powder

For those who wear makeup every day or most days, one of the first big choices to make revolves around foundation. There are many different types of foundation out there, and which is right for a given person will depend on a number of factors. At…

Fighting Off Foot Pain in the Salon

Many areas of cosmetology require more physical demands than you might think. Much of the industry spends plenty of time on their feet, frequently moving around and performing physical tasks that may not be intense, but are still repetitive. At…

Benefits of Deep Conditioning Treatments

Hair care is different for everyone, and as such, you’ll learn a variety of techniques and practices at Collectiv Academy beauty school. One such practice is a deep conditioning treatment, one of the most common services offered in a given…

Managing the Salon’s Physical Demands

Many areas of cosmetology are relatively demanding physically, and at Collectiv Academy, our beauty school programs include preparation for this reality. Especially for future hair stylists or anyone working in the salon, you’ll spend plenty…

Dealing With Client Complaints

The goal of our beauty school programs at Collectiv Academy is to prepare you for the real-life demands of a salon, and a big part of that is client interaction. Your performance at important tasks is vital, of course, but clients can find several…

What to Tell Clients Growing a Beard

Ladies aren’t the only clients in a given salon – guys come in as well, and at Collectiv Academy, our cosmetology school programs will keep you fully prepared for both genders. One big item that’s often unique to men? Beard care. A…

Caring for Highlighted Hair

Hair coloring is a big part of the salon experience for many people, and at Collectiv Academy, our hair school services will give you all the expertise and knowledge you need to serve customers in this area for your entire career. We’ll take…

Tips for Proper Salon Etiquette

If you’re interested in a school beauty school like Collectiv Academy, it’s because you have a passion for a career in the salon. You want to help people look and feel their best, in an atmosphere where you control your work hours and can…

Dealing With Clients Sensitive to Chemicals

You’ll meet many kinds of people in your career as a cosmetologist, and one group of clients you’ll become familiar with is those who are overly cautious about health concerns in the salon. It’s true that there are a few chemicals and…

Proper Shear Maintenance Tips

For any barber, shears and scissors are like an artist’s brush. They’re your foundational tools, an element of your business that’s absolutely vital. At Collectiv Academy, one of the first things you’ll be introduced to upon beginning…

Barber Beard Styling Tips

The salon is for men just as much as it’s for women, and for many men, one of the primary reasons they visit is for beard services. At Collectiv Academy, our barber school programs will include all the knowledge you need to shave, trim and…

The Basics of Cosmetology Licensing

At Collectiv Academy, our cosmetology school is backed not only by our unmatched level of expertise and passion for educating new students, but also by the proper licensing and training. The cosmetology industry requires a strict set of standards…

How to Maximize Your Beauty School Experience

At a cosmetology school like Collectiv Academy, you’ll get all the tools it takes to succeed over a long career in the salon. You’ll learn everything from techniques to safety concerns, and we’ll teach you not only how to be a good stylist,…

Skin Care Tips for Clients

A big part of a career in the salon involves giving advice. Your clients come to you for your skills and techniques, but also for a professional opinion on many different elements of beauty. At Collectiv Academy cosmetology school, we’ll…

How to Succeed as a Hair Stylist

At Collectiv Academy, our hair school is designed to give you all the knowledge and techniques you need for a successful career in the field. We prepare you not only for the technical requirements of the job, but also the marketing and client-related…

Nail Care Tips to Give Clients

Most people naturally think of hair and makeup when they hear the word “salon,” but as we frequently remind our students at Collectiv Academy, there’s another important area to consider: Nails. Many people come to the salon solely for…

The Benefits of a Hands-On Cosmetology School

The goal of our cosmetology school at Collectiv Academy is to help mold you into an innovative and respected member of the cosmetology community, and we wouldn’t be able to accomplish that without hands-on learning approaches. You aren’t…

Quick Makeup Techniques on the Go

A big part of the salon world involves clients on the go who need quick services, and as a Collectiv Academy cosmetology school student, you’ll learn how to properly manage these clients within your schedule. One of the most common areas of…

Is Cosmetology Your True Calling?

You’ve heard friends or family members bragging about how their life’s work was their “true calling,” and we all know that just as often as not, this is a nice story that probably isn’t entirely true. Many of us stumble into our careers…

Tips for Maintaining Dyed Hair

Hair is one of the main ways we express ourselves outwardly to other people, and hair color is the primary medium. Dyeing hair and maintaining color is one of the core principles taught at Collectiv Academy’s premier cosmetology school, where…

Why Become a Hair Stylist?

At Collectiv Academy, our cosmetology school can give you all the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed in the industry. Our expert staff will give you decades of combined experience in all areas of the business, and leave you ready to become…

What Makes a Successful Cosmetologist?

Are you passionate about creative hair styling, but unsure how you might be able to turn your passion into a career? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. There are plenty of people with a heartfelt interest in joining this exciting, fast-paced…

Staying Safe in the Salon

It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of cosmetology, but safety in the barbershop is a very important consideration. You’re working with equipment that’s sharp or heats up to what can be dangerous temperatures,…

How to Succeed in Beauty School Classes

It’s that time of year again; everyone is headed back to school. While every season offers change, when you think of September you think back to school. Are you ready for a fresh start? If you have always fantasized about going to beauty school,…

Why to Choose a Beauty School for Salon Services

With everything rising in costs finding affordable salon services is an easy way to stay stylish without breaking the bank. A crucial part to finding affordable services is knowing where to look. Luckily, many beauty colleges and cosmetology…

Four Funding Sources for Your Cosmetology Education

If you’re thinking about beginning a career in cosmetology, it’s important to get high-quality training in order to prepare yourself for a successful path. For many aspiring hairstylists and barbers, they may be wondering how they will be…