Education

Beauty Industry Veteran Reaches Out on Behalf of Ukraine Hair Prodigy
Barristar Student Services President, Paul Barry has kicked off his 30 day Kickstarter.com crowd-funding project with two goals in mind: to bring very needed revenue to a very talented hair prodigy stuck in the Ukraine, and to bring her special talents to salon professionals here in the U.S. He is hoping to raise the necessary $30,000 to fund production of a multi-DVD educational series.  
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:21am
PBA Launches Premiere Executive Summit for Beauty Companies
From left to right: Jane Buckingham, Steven Berlin Johnson, Carrie Mellage
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:33pm
Farouk Shami Receives Honorary Doctorate of Beauty Art Presented By Seo Kyeong U
The Council of Graduate Schools at Seo Kyeong University in Korea recently presented Farouk Shami with an honorary Doctorate of Beauty Art in recognition of his outstanding achievements and invaluable contributions to the academic and cultural development of the world wide beauty industry.“Seo Kyeong is helping advance my lifelong mission of education, environment and ethics. We are honored to be a part of this prestigious establishment,” said Mr. Shami.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 2:38pm
Event Recap: The Gathering 2014 Inspires a "rEvolution"
More than 3,000 hairstylists and salon owners from over 24 countries attended this year’s Gathering on August 4 and 5 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Inspired by lyrics from the Beatles, Paul Mitchell’s intensive two‐day education event celebrated the theme of “rEvolution” with live music, brilliant choreography, whimsical wardrobe, incredible acrobatics and several surprises in between.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 11:22am
Sam Villa's 5 Steps for Building a Career as a Stylist
Graduated beauty school and need a plan? Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, shares 5 tips for building a successful and rewarding career as a stylist.1. Go to every educational event you can, and continue advanced education even after you become a professional stylist, it is the key to success. Classes, shows, DVD’s, online, anything and everything you have access to.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:25am
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Michael Shaun Corby have developed a 3-part web series to introduce NAHA to emerging stylists and first-time entrants. Those interested can participate in a single session or attend all three to get an insider’s perspective on how to successfully enter NAHA. Webinar topics include the benefit of entering NAHA, what NAHA judges look for when evaluating entries, and how to create a successful NAHA photo shoot.
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:22am
$1 Million Endowment Ensures Lifelong Learning in Beauty Industry
Pivot Point announces Leo Passage Endowment Fund with $1 million donation from Passage Family Lynelle Lynch, President of the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation; Robert Passage, Chairman and CEO of Pivot Point International; and Melanie Kopeikin, President of Pivot Point International Beauty and education do truly change lives!
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 9:37am
Pivot Point and Beauty Changes Lives Announce Endowment Fund
Pivot Point International, Inc. and the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation, recently announced the formation of the Leo Passage Endowment Fund to benefit competition, scholarships and lifelong learning among students and professionals. The announcement was made during a press conference held during “Beauty Week,” at Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas, NV.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 1:03pm
Watch: Regency Beauty Institute Celebrates Beauty Pros in New Campaign and Video
A career in beauty can be creative, flexible and rewarding. But despite the passion-driven business that beauty is, it’s often not viewed with the same respect as other creative careers. With the launch of a new brand campaign, Regency Beauty Institute is celebrating and inspiring cosmetologists to help raise the profession as a creative and inspiring career choice. 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 3:02pm
Event Recap: Scruples Hosts Successful "Training For Tomorrow"
With the highest attendance to date, Scruples hosted another successful Training For Tomorrow on June 21-24, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The three-day Scruples Academy program introduces attendees to Scruples' product portfolio, live model demonstrations, and hands-on training. Training For Tomorrow gives attendees an inside look at who Scruples is and its commitment to empower hair professionals with smart solutions to exceed customer expectations.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 2:50pm