Education

ICA 2014, held in New York City, was a whirlwind of creativity as some of the beauty industry's top leaders and beauty professionals from across North America came together to learn, teach and be inspired. Go backstage with Beauty Launchpad, and check out some of the most exciting shows, stunning hair looks and fun moments from ICA 2014!

Fears over the potentially damaging effects of the proposed Gainful Employment legislation have spurred the US's leading provider of vocational education programs to set up a free webinar to spread the word and rally support against the plans.The webinar, hosted by Nuts and Bolts Training, takes place on November 12, 11 AM PST and will look at the likely fallout from the changes, intended as a way of ensuring federal funding for higher education is spent on programs that produce professionals capable of making a living in their chosen field.

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, especially on a first date! To help single women across the country during these moments, Wella Professionals, the hair color, care and styling authority, is partnering with the world’s largest online dating company, Match. A woman’s hair completes her overall look for a first date, making the collaboration between these two brands a natural fit.

With the promise to bring “More Sam to More People,” the Sam Villa brand recently introduced SamVillaLive.com – the newest brand outlet for stylists to access LIVE education. This live content teaches stylists how to learn to think, say and do differently to prosper professionally. The first stream is on November 24th at 7:00pm EST.

Award winning London stylist extraordinaire Neil Smith presented the Art of Technique at Eufora's International Leadership Conference on October 20th. Smith, whose work has been featured on magazine covers all over the world, guided guests through an interactive session offering editorial styling tips and anecdotes from his own experience. Neil encouraged stylists to get outside of their comfort zone and "not to be their own obstacle" in the path to success.

This month marks the ten year anniversary of Tricoci University of Beauty Culture's flagship campus. Mario Tricoci founded Tricoci University of Beauty Culture a decade ago with a goal to redefine beauty education. He launched the Chicago Northwest campus on Harlem Avenue in 2004 and then went on to open nine more campuses across Illinois and Indiana. 

From staff training to customer service, "It's All About the Client" offers business practice tips for salon owners. Author Lee Watt draws on her experience as a hairstylist and salon owner for advice on everything from salon etiquette to maintaining a successful business. For more information visit Amazon.com. [Image courtesy of Lee Watt]

VIDEO: Redken Symposium 2013 Highlight Reel
Redken Symposium 2015 will take place January 25-27 at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Watch the video below to relive all the excitement of the 2013 event, then head over to redkensalon.com to register for three days full of education and inspiration to start the new year off right.

On Monday, October 20, 2014, (at 1:00 p.m. EDT) the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will host, Build Your Brand with YouTube, a complimentary webinar designed to teach salon owners how to use YouTube to drive more traffic to their websites and increase clientele. Matt Beck, Founder of FreeSalonEducation.com, will join PBA for this webinar and provide helpful tips on how to cultivate your business using YouTube.This 30-minute webinar will explain:

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