Entries by Lenore Gibson

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 program, where we impress upon our students just how vital every little step of the process is […]

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 a successful professional in the beauty field. Before we can do any of […]

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 industry, but who lack the tools or motivation to take the plunge. Among other major […]

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, after all, and these items are usually used on or around the heads of […]

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, now is the time to get started and sign up for […]

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 schools offer salons that are operated by the students. This gives the students the practice and experience […]

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 able to pay for all of the classes and services they need in order to get licensed. […]