September 11, 2018
The Beauty School Admissions & Financial Aid Process at Xenon Academy
So, you’re ready to start beauty school. Congratulations! An education in cosmetology, esthetics, or barbering can lead you down a path toward a creative and fulfilling future. Before you grab your shears, tweezers, or clippers, you’ve got to do a few things. The first step in your journey toward a future in beauty is education!…
August 16, 2018
Getting Back to Beauty School: Your Essentials List
Getting ready to go back to school by starting your beauty education? Not sure how to prepare for this exciting next stage? Read our list for your back-to-school essentials list to find out!
August 10, 2018
The Ultimate Guide to All Things Cosmetology
Are you passionate about hair, nails, skin care, makeup artistry, and everything else beauty related? Here at Xenon Academy, we are too! Cosmetology is the field to pursue if you want to have beauty as a real life career. It’s not all just hairspray and balayages, though, it takes hard work and determination to go…
August 6, 2018
A Change in Hours for Nebraska Cosmetology
Late last year, the Nebraska legislature began the process to change a few requirements for future and current cosmetologists, and earlier this year many of the proposed changes were changed into law. Among those is a decrease in required clock hours for cosmetology students in the state of Nebraska, with hours going from 2100 to…
July 3, 2018
The Ultimate FAFSA® and Financial Aid Blog. Beauty School Addition!
Are you ready to begin your beauty school journey? There are many different steps in your journey toward becoming a beauty industry professional. It’s more than just applying and graduating. There are months of hard work and practice that will need to take place. Before any of that can begin, however, you will need to…
June 21, 2018
How Do You Work in a Medical Spa?
The esthetics industry is expanding faster than any other beauty based industry in the United States. That may seem like a bold statement to make, but it has been an exciting time in the esthetics industry with a 10% annual growth of both spas and spa visits over the last ten years. All of that…
May 31, 2018
Living the Barbering Life
The well-groomed man getting his straight razor shaves – complete with rich lather and a sharp, new haircut – is a testament to the need for well-trained and experienced barbers. If you think they only do cuts all day, though, you might be surprised to hear what barbers are up to. While there is a…
May 9, 2018
Can You Identify These Male Celebs by Their Hair? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!
If you consider yourself a celebrity buff, boy, do we have the quiz for you! See if you can name these male stars without seeing their faces. Identify these dudes by their hairstyles in our celebrity hairstyle quiz! How Did You Do? Did you ace this test? You can take it again and even challenge…
April 23, 2018
The History of Barbering. A Short Journey.
Becoming a barber hasn’t always required a cosmetology school education–in fact, the career wasn’t always even focused on haircare! Take a journey through the history of barbering in this blog post.
April 18, 2018
Barber Battle Riot! Explore the World of Competition, Trophies, and Hair.
How much do you know about barber battles? These competitions have been around for a while, but lately they have become even more mainstream thanks to shows like Cedric’s Barber Battle. These competitions aren’t just for television, however, they have graced the stages of beauty events and local schools. Featuring some of the biggest competitors,…