October 2, 2018

Meet Janice! Student of the Month at LJIC Cedar Falls.

news, Our students

It’s time to introduce our November Student of the Month at our Cedar Falls LJIC campus…. Get to know Janice Harn! Janice is a 5 Day Cosmetology student at La’ James International College in Cedar Falls. She is active on campus and is apart of the student ambassadors team. As of now, her graduation date is…

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September 14, 2018

How to build your business in the beauty industry

Career tips, news

By Melanie Brons : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College Des Moines. Depending on who you ask and where you look, research indicates that the cosmetology and beauty industry is a multi-BILLION (with a b) dollar business. It should come as no surprise that women spend lots of money to look good. With…

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One small task that can change your day!

Inspiration, news

Ok, so we’ve grown up listening to our parents tell us constantly, “Make your bed!”. But come on, by the time you get home you are basically just jumping right back into the sheets. Why on earth make the bed? Well… Actually… there are a few good reasons. It starts your day off on the…

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August 24, 2018

How to choose the summer hair color that suits you?

Esthetics, Hair care, news

Navigating the world of hair color can be an exciting yet daunting task, especially when it comes to selecting the perfect shade for summer. In this guide, we strive to offer expert advice on how to choose the perfect hair color for summer. By Melanie Brons : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College…

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August 13, 2018

Set Yourself up for Success

Inspiration, news

By Aundreona Whitfield : College Administrator, Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College Fort Dodge. How amazing is the feeling that you have completed your hours and are one step closer to your dream? Your educators, mentors, administrator, friends, family and you [your-self] have waited for this day for what may seem a lifetime….

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August 10, 2018

Why I Became an Educator

Beauty school, news

By Karen Marple : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator & College Administrator at La’ James International College Iowa City After managing a salon and owning my own salon, I decided it was time to share the knowledge I have gained from working with clients, other stylists, from the advanced education I participated in and from the business…

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August 4, 2018

Let the Journey Begin!

Career tips, news

By: Wendy Dierks : College Administrator, Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College Cedar Falls. As doors close on the first chapter of your educational journey, let the new doors open. Often times, new doors can appear to be large and sometimes heavy. You may even fear what is on the other side….

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July 21, 2018

Is hair color bad for your hair?

Hair care, news

By: Abby Chaney & Amanda Casstevens: Licensed Cosmetologists & Educators at La’ James International College in Iowa City. A lot of people question if “coloring” your hair is going to damage it. Of course many different things can determine if that is a yes or no answer. What type of products do you use? What is…

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July 12, 2018

A Simple Guide to Face Shapes

Esthetics, news

I wonder how many of you have had this scenario happen; Cool new hairstyle picked out, only to be told “that cut is not right for you” by your stylist? How many of you have ever had a “bad” haircut? Probably most of us! And if we wanted to be real honest, it wasn’t the…

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July 6, 2018

Oily skin! What to do & what not to do.

news, Skin care

By: Jacy Bunz : Licensed Esthetician, Licensed Cosmetologist & at La’ James International College Cedar Falls. Don’t Assume that oily skin means you will have acne. Sebum or oil is naturally found in our skin to keep it soft and pliable. Plus it helps to keep your hair shiny and healthy. Yes having oily skin…

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