September 29, 2015

DIY: CONDITION & PROTECT YOUR HAIR

DIY tutorials, Hair care, news, Products

Looking to protect your hair when applying heat? RUSK Thermal Flat Iron Spray is a great option! Today’s TuesTorial was done by Alex Yocum, Cosmetology student at La’ James International College in East Moline. Step 1: Section the hair & spray with RUSK Thermal Flat Iron Spray. Step 2: Begin curling the hair. Before &…

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LJIC #TUESTIMONIAL WITH KAYLEN LYORD

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Meet Kaylen Lyord, a Cosmetology student at La’ James International College in East Moline. Motivation can come from anywhere or anyone. For Kaylen her inspiration to become a Cosmetologist came from someone near & dear to her… “My mom went through the vocation program in high school and then went to La’ James International College after…

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September 25, 2015

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER (BUT DON’T SAY THAT TO YOUR INSTRUCTORS!?)

Beauty school, Career tips, news

Dreams. They’re made up of images, symbols, ideas… there are usually some feelings mixed in too. Sometimes dreams happen while we sleep; the best dreams happen with our eyes wide open. Our goals. Our aspirations. Our visions of what we could be… Sometimes our dreams make sense, but other times, our dreams don’t seem to…

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September 24, 2015

MRS. CLAYTON’S FAVORITE QUOTE

Beauty school, news

You cannot be successful if you never try… Today’s teacher tip comes from Mrs. Clayton, an instructor at La’ James International College in Fremont. “To be a success in our industry, I believe students should work & live by a quote from John Paul DeJoria: ‘Successful people do what unsuccessful people won’t.’ We must go…

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September 22, 2015

DIY : HEALTHY & BALANCED SKIN

DIY tutorials, news, Skin care

With the change of seasons comes change in our skin. Here are some helpful tips to keep your skin healthy & balanced! Today’s TuesTorial comes from Ashley Waggoner & Karina Garcia (Cosmetology students at La’ James International College in Fremont.) Step 1: Begin by cleansing your face followed by exfoliation. Exfoliation encourages smoother & brighter skin….

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LJIC #TUESTIMONIAL WITH MINDY JENSEN

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Meet Mindy Jensen, Cosmetology student at La’ James International College in Fremont. Pursuing a career that allows her to be creative & successful is Mindy’s ultimate goal… We asked Mindy, “What was your first day of school like?”: “My first day was awesome! Everybody was nice and friendly. The teachers were very helpful & I…

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September 18, 2015

DREAM BIG. THEN DREAM BIGGER.

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Dream big. That’s what Cat Vargas is doing. Cat has dreamed of being a cosmetologist ever since her sophomore year in high school “I was doing all the girls’ hair for prom,” she recounts. “I loved doing it all.” After that, she started trimming hair on weekends and family members even trusted her to help on…

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September 15, 2015

DIY : ADDING VOLUME TO YOUR HAIR

DIY tutorials, Hair care, news, Products

Looking to add a little volume to your style? Do you have a hard time keeping that volume throughout the day? Well using the right professional products is always key to getting AND keeping that “just left the salon” look. Today’s TuesTorial comes from Cosmetology students at La’ James International College in Iowa City.  Step 1:…

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LJIC #TUESTIMONIAL WITH CHIA HARRIS

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Meet Chia Harris, Cosmetology student at La’ James International College in Cedar Falls. In order to improve you must never be afraid to ask questions…  We asked Chia, “Do you remember your first appointment?”: “My first appointment was a men’s cut. During the consultation the gentleman stated he wanted a buzz cut. I went to grab…

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September 11, 2015

SOPHISTICATED COUNTRY

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Ashley Zech loves playing with dogs and playing football in the mud. She hunts, she fishes and she adores doing anything outdoors. “I grew up getting into trouble on the farm, I’m a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl,” she says. Ashley might have grown up as a tomboy, but there is a little more…

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