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The History of Barbering. A Short Journey.

Published on: April 23, 2018 By: Xenon Academy

Shave and a haircut, 2 bits! You have heard the saying before, and while it’s no secret that it’s speaking of a barber, do you know where it originates from, or even why a shave and a haircut cost only two bits, or roughly 25 cents? The history of barbering is an interesting one, and…

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Barber Battle Riot! Explore the World of Competition, Trophies, and Hair.

Published on: April 18, 2018 By: Xenon Academy

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,…

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Men’s 2018 Hair Trends

Published on: February 23, 2018 By: Xenon Academy

Hair trends are constantly changing. With so many new looks, it might be a challenge to decide which one you want to wear in 2018. Guys, we know there is a lot to consider when it comes to a new cut: texture, fullness, hair length, thickness, and even whether or not you have facial hair….

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Omaha Fashion Week & Xenon Academy

Published on: February 16, 2018 By: Xenon Academy

At Xenon Academy, we believe that our industry is driven by the passion of all the talented people that have chosen to make beauty their career, or even just their hobby! From photographers, to artists, to designers, and beyond, the world of fashion and beauty is teeming with some of the most creative and innovative…

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What Should Your Hair Specialty Be? Take Our Quiz.

Published on: January 15, 2018 By: Xenon Academy

If you were to pursue a career in hair, what would you focus on? The world of beauty is full of niche areas and specialized skills. Not sure if you’re more of a color person than a hairstyler? Take our quiz to find out. Are you interested in taking the next step toward pursuing your…

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