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They Grow Up So Fast: Our Graduates Become Licensed Cosmetologists

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 1/19/2015 | 10:00 am

The TONI&GUY approach to cosmetology education is a thorough one. Combining technical proficiency in cutting, colouring, and styling with soft skills (like client relations and professional development), real-life salon experience, and State Board prep,...

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How To Style Hair: Drying A Choppy Bob

BY: Lindsay Baker, TONI&GUY Regional Educational Director | 1/12/2015 | 10:00 am

Today’s bobs are a far cry from the bubbly bobs of the recent past—they’re textured, choppy, messy and tousled.

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Why TONI&GUY? Our Students Style Hair For L.A. Fashion Week

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 12/15/2014 | 10:00 am

You can't fake experience. When it comes to working hair, fashion, and runway shows, our cosmetology school students have been there and done that. They gain real-life fashion show experience twice a year during Fashion Week in Los Angeles, in addition to the annual student-run and student-produced hair and fashion show (we call it Student Soiree) they put on at our TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy.

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Hair Product Breakdown: What's In Dry Shampoo?

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 11/10/2014 | 8:00 am

Generally speaking, people are picky. When it comes to hair and beauty products, people get even pickier. With the vast amount of dry shampoo options available (from light powders to dark sprays and everything in between), how can you blame people for narrowing down their choices based on ingredient preferences?

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Hair Experiments: Our Students Create Avant-garde Styles

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 9/30/2014 | 1:00 pm

New. Unusual. Experimental. That's avant-garde. And that's what we task our cosmetology school sophomores with creating. Each and every time, they accept our challenge to push the boundaries of hairdressing is and what it can be.

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It's Amazing How Much You Can Learn In Just 11 Months

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 7/21/2014 | 10:00 am

Life is all about the journey. At our cosmetology school in Santa Monica, things are no different. The TONI&GUY approach to cosmetology puts the spotlight where it belongs: on our students. They progress through the program – from freshman to senior – gaining experience and expertise every step of the way.

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Student Soiree Recap: Everyone Was California Dreaming

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 6/15/2014 | 2:32 pm

There's really no place like California. You know it. We know it. Everyone knows it. To further prove this point, we decided to showcase just how different it is from the rest of the world by making California the focus of our 2014 Student Soiree. This year's version of the annual student-produced and student-run hair and fashion show required our student groups to draw inspiration from the districts of Los Angeles, CA.

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Beauty School Questions: What Are The Best Cosmetology Schools?

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 5/8/2014 | 2:52 pm

The best cosmetology schools out there have your best interests in mind, both in-school and post-graduation. While you're in school, they should provide high-quality cosmetology education that prepares you to gain your cosmetology license and succeed in a salon environment. Following graduation, the very best cosmetology school also offer something call advanced education.

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An Industry Of Growth & Opportunities: Projected Hairdresser Jobs By State

BY: Beauty School Bloggers | 4/13/2014 | 1:49 pm

With an expected employment growth rate of 13% – better than the national average job growth rate of 11% – that will result in 688,700 employed hairdressers in 2022, it's fair to say that the beauty industry is thriving! If you are interested in becoming a licensed hair professional, there's no better time than now to kick-start your cosmetology education and take advantage of the booming industry in the years to come.

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