“When the Admissions Representative returned my call, I felt supported and inspired to go after my goals. Enjoy all of the ups and downs, and never be afraid to ask questions or to mess up. Never stop learning and be open-minded…”
“Everyone is in the same boat as you, so don’t hold yourself back. Everyone’s a bit nervous, everyone’s a little confused. So, ask questions, don’t be afraid to mess up. You’re in the perfect environment to try it all. You’re going to do great…”
Barbers provide essential services, usually to men. A hairstylist undergoes a spectrum of training techniques, including coloring, haircuts, perming, and styling.
“Before joining the Evergreen Beauty College family, Bailey graduated from Whatcom Community College with an associate degree. After graduating, she began working as a kennel assistant at a veterinary clinic. She quickly moved up to vet assistant position and was planning to continue her career and education as a veterinarian technician. However, as time went on Bailey realized she wanted a career where she could foster her creativity…”
Dry, stiff hair is one of the most frustrating hair issues you can experience. What causes this problem, and how can you fix it?
Salon workers need to be good at a huge variety of things to succeed. What are the most important skills salon workers need to perfect?
“My advice to students starting their beauty school journey is, to be open to the different opportunities offered to you! It’s wonderful to have a clear idea of what you want but trying new things and getting out of your comfort zone can lead to surprising avenues you might not expect. You might find that editorial is what excites you, or color corrections are your gift, or perhaps you find a niche working with children, etc. You don’t always know until you try, and Evergreen does a great job of giving their students the chance to explore lots of options, so take those opportunities while you can…”
If you’re dealing with hair, you’re probably going to have to help someone fix their fried bleached hair at some point. How can you make it as healthy as possible?
“After 7 years in the medical field as a nursing assistant, Laura decided to change her career path during the COVID pandemic. Overwhelmed by the amount of work she was doing, on top of raising her daughter, Laura saw an opportunity. “I see this opportunity as being able to be my own boss and managing my own salon, whether it be a small or big one…”
Once you have completed your hair design program, it is time to get to work. Find the right job at the right location by following these tips.