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July 16, 2017

Managing the Salon’s Physical Demands

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Many areas of cosmetology are relatively demanding physically, and at Collectiv Academy, our beauty school program includes preparation for this reality. Especially for future hair stylists or anyone working in the salon, you’ll spend plenty of time walking, bending, standing and moving in a variety of ranges of motion. During our programs, you’ll learn tactics…

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July 1, 2017

Dealing With Client Complaints

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The goal of our cosmetology program at Collectiv Academy is to prepare you for the real-life demands of a salon, and a big part of that is client interaction. Your performance at important tasks is vital, of course, but clients can find several options for stylists who can handle their requests – how you separate…

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June 15, 2017

What to Tell Clients Growing a Beard

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Ladies aren’t the only clients in a given salon – guys come in as well, and at Collectiv Academy, our cosmetology school programs will keep you fully prepared for both genders. One big item that’s often unique to men? Beard care. A beard is a growing style element for men these days, and an increasing…

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June 1, 2017

Caring for Highlighted Hair

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Hair coloring is a big part of the salon experience for many people, and at Collectiv Academy, our program will give you all the expertise and knowledge you need to serve customers in this area for your entire career. We’ll take you through everything from the basics to the complex details, making you a hair…

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May 15, 2017

Tips for Proper Salon Etiquette

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If you’re interested in attending a beauty school like Collectiv Academy, it’s because you have a passion for a career in the salon. You want to help people look and feel their best, in an atmosphere where you control your work hours and can spread your social wings. One of the biggest elements of this…

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May 1, 2017

Dealing With Clients Sensitive to Chemicals

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You’ll meet many kinds of people in your career as a cosmetologist, and one group of clients you’ll become familiar with is those who are overly cautious about health concerns in the salon. It’s true that there are a few chemicals and ingredients in common hair and beauty products that aren’t entirely healthy in large…

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April 15, 2017

Proper Shear Maintenance Tips

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For any barber, shears and scissors are like an artist’s brush. They’re your foundational tools, an element of your business that’s absolutely vital. At Collectiv Academy, one of the first things you’ll be introduced to upon beginning your barber school program is our Professional Pack, featuring scissors, shears and numerous other important salon items. Once…

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April 1, 2017

Barber Beard Styling Tips

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The salon is for men just as much as it’s for women, and for many men, one of the primary reasons they visit is for beard services. At Collectiv Academy, our barber school program includes all the knowledge you need to shave, trim and style the various beards you may see in the field. What…

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March 15, 2017

The Basics of Cosmetology Licensing

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At Collectiv Academy, our cosmetology school is backed not only by our unmatched level of expertise and passion for educating new students, but also by the proper licensing and training. The cosmetology industry requires a strict set of standards be upheld to bring new members into its ranks, and our status here helps count us…

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March 1, 2017

How to Maximize Your Beauty School Experience

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At a cosmetology school like Collectiv Academy, you’ll get all the tools it takes to succeed over a long career in the salon. You’ll learn everything from techniques to safety concerns, and we’ll teach you not only how to be a good stylist, but how to market and present yourself professionally to clients. Entering one…

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