Category: Career Tips

5 Misconceptions That Crush Beauty School Dreams

Published on: September 19, 2018 By: xenon

Stereotypes can be funny, but they can also be hurtful. There are plenty of stereotypes out there about many professions. From the very attractive firefighter to the pencil pushing rocket scientist, several careers suffer from stigmas. The beauty industry doesn’t escape hurtful stereotypes. We’re sure you’ve heard of the “beauty school dropout”. There have long…

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What Should Your Hair Specialty Be? Take Our Quiz.

Published on: January 15, 2018 By: xenon

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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5 Tips to Help Build up Your Clientele

Published on: October 12, 2017 By: xenon

Building up your clientele before graduating beauty school is one of the most important steps toward a successful career. In fact, many current cosmetologist and estheticians say that building their client base before graduating was a make or break for them. This is one of the reasons that we, Xenon Academy, include a business education…

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Does Cosmetology School Require a GED?

Published on: August 11, 2017 By: xenon

Do Cosmetology Schools Require a GED or High School Diploma? The answer depends on where you live. This is a question that we get a lot from both our Nebraska and Colorado locations, and the requirements for attending cosmetology schools are different in every state. The majority of states, including both Colorado and Nebraska, require…

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The Pivot Point Curriculum Difference

Published on: July 27, 2017 By: xenon

“We believe it’s our responsibility to evolve hair and beauty education, challenging the status quo.” – Pivot Point® International When it comes to beauty school curriculums the options are varied, with systems that range from the wild and crazy to the trendy and bizarre. But of all these options there are a few staples that…

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