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April 25, 2024

Client Consultation 101: How to Nail the Initial Meeting

Career Tips, Hair, Tips

At Xenon Academy, our world-class instructors and curriculum help you learn the most advanced techniques in beauty. Beyond classroom learning, you can master your skills – including your client communications – through hands-on, guided learning in the Xenon Academy Spa.  The client consultation is the crucial first step in any beauty service, whether you’re a…

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March 25, 2024

Xenon Academy: The Most Holistic Beauty Education in Nebraska

Beauty School, Career Tips, Enrollment

Xenon Academy, with schools in both Omaha and Grand Island, gives its students the best beauty education in Nebraska for cosmetics, esthetics, and barbering.  What makes us different is that we are a Pivot Point® Legacy Partner, meaning we’ve met specific requirements and expectations, which gives our students access to Pivot Point® International’s cutting-edge curriculum.  Xenon Academy graduates have more…

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February 16, 2024

Capitalize on Skin Care Trends with a Career in Esthetics

Career Tips, Esthetics

The skincare industry continues to take the beauty industry by storm with a 42% market share in 2024. People value healthy skin and are buying more products and services for their skin than in the past.   And it’s more than just a beauty trend. There has been a fundamental shift in beauty preferences. With the lines between…

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December 18, 2023

Why Barbering is an Art Form: The Artistry Behind the Profession


Are you an artistic soul with a flair for creativity? Does the idea of transforming hair into a masterpiece excite you? If so, the world of barbering might just be your ideal canvas.    Much like other art forms, barbering seamlessly blends creativity with technical skills, offering a unique platform for individuals to cultivate their artistic…

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November 13, 2023

Choosing Between Cosmetology and Esthetics: Which Beauty Path is Right for You?

Career Tips, Cosmetology, Esthetics

The beauty industry is a vast and exciting field that offers a range of career opportunities. Two popular career paths in the beauty industry are cosmetology and esthetics. But what is the difference between the two, and which one is the right fit for you? Here, we’ll explore the unique features and requirements of each…

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October 2, 2023

Why Beauty Professions are in High Demand

Beauty School, Career Tips

The beauty industry is growing rapidly, and with the rise of social media and influencers, it isn’t hard to see why. With trends constantly changing, people want to look and feel their best, and this has led to an increased demand for beauty professionals. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the beauty…

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August 28, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Building Clientele as a Cosmetologist, Esthetician or Barber

Barbering, Career Tips, Cosmetology, Esthetics

Are you interested in becoming a cosmetologist, esthetician or barber? Are you interested in learning the business side of beauty and growing a successful business? In this blog post, we’ve got tips on how to build and retain a clientele as a licensed professional. And remember — as a Xenon Academy student, you’ll become fully…

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July 28, 2023

Launch Your Barbering Career: Why Xenon Academy’s Barbering Program Is the Right Choice

Barbering, Career Tips, Enrollment

Barbershops have been around for centuries, but with the industry’s current boom, it’s an excellent time to consider starting a barbering career. Barbering has evolved from the traditional razor and comb technique to become more modern. Today barbering includes various hair styling techniques, which require a unique skill set. With the demand for barbers on…

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June 22, 2023

Is Cosmetology a Good Career? Unleashing Your Potential in the Beauty Industry

Beauty School, Career Tips, Cosmetology, Enrollment

Are you passionate about beauty and wondering if there’s potential to turn your passion into a profession? Have you found yourself asking, “Is cosmetology a good career?” Are you curious if it’s the right path for you? You’re in luck! In this post, we’ll dive headfirst into the world of cosmetology, shedding light on why…

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May 23, 2023

Cosmetology School Requirements: What to Know Before You Go

Career Tips, Cosmetology, Enrollment

You might be thinking cosmetology school is right for you — but before you apply, do you meet cosmetology school requirements? What Are the Basic Cosmetology School Requirements? Fortunately, there aren’t too many requirements to enroll in cosmetology school. In Nebraska, there are two main requirements to keep in mind: age and education level. Nebraska…

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