How to Become a Master Barber: Shop Talk with Anthony Walker
Anthony Walker came to American Institute of Beauty with big dreams and a passion for the craft of barbering. We sat down with him to talk about his experience in school and becoming a licensed Independent Barber. Anthony shares his story from future professional to successful Master Barber and offers our current future professionals advice as they pursue their dreams!
Continuing Education Matters: CEA Conference 2022
EXPLORE, EDUCATE, and EMPOWER…three words to describe the sentiment of what was to come at the 2022 CEA Conference. This year, the event was held in Las Vegas, and American Institute of Beauty sent two of our educators to continue their education and network with other industry professionals!
How to Become a Successful Nail Tech: A Beauty Chat with Adrianna Kowalewska
Adrianna Kowalewska came to American Institute of Beauty with big dreams and a love for all things nail art related. Now, almost 8 years later, we sat down with her to talk about her journey to entrepreneurship and owning her successful nail salon, Nail Art Lounge. Adrianna shares her story from graduation to business owner and offers our future professionals advice as they pursue their dreams!
How to Become a Successful Cosmetologist: A Beauty Chat with Erica Erwin
Erica Erwin came to American Institute of Beauty with big dreams and a passion for cosmetology. Now, almost 5 years later, we sat down with her to talk all things cosmetology and beauty industry related. Erica shares her story from graduation to salon management, and offers our future professionals advice as they pursue their dreams!
The Importance of Business Training for Beauty School Students
If you want to #beyourownboss, the business side of the beauty industry may seem overwhelming. American Institute of Beauty is now offering The Business of Beauty classes exclusively to our students! Read our blog to find out more about how these classes will benefit your beauty career!
Daymond John, FUBU CEO & Shark Tank Investor talks Beauty & Business with Michael Halmon, AACS Chair & President of American Institute of Beauty
Daymond John discusses starting a business with today’s technology, goal setting, tips on shifting the perception of careers in the beauty industry and speaks on keeping your business afloat during COVID-19. Daymond John’s success has inspired us all throughout the years as he turned $40 into a $6 billion fashion dynasty. His humble beginnings started…
A Chat With Cosmetology Graduate Alyssa Celli
Our graduates rock! Alyssa Celli finished the cosmetology program at our Largo campus in 2018. She’s been working as a stylist at an all-organic salon/spa ever since! Read this blog to learn more about her.
Tips for Retaining Current Salon Clients
So you’ve been attracting clients, but how do you get them back in your door? Here are our tips for retaining your clients and turning them into loyal customers.
Meet Our Staff: Kristine Marcum
This month we had the pleasure of interviewing one of our talented cosmetology instructors, Kristine Marcum. She’s a wizard with hair color and has a tangible passion for the beauty industry. She’s an integral part of the AIB family, and makes a noticeable impact on the lives of our students. We hope you enjoy hearing…
How Salons Can Increase Revenue Through Gift Card Sales
With the holiday season right around the corner, you’ll want to look for ways to draw in more shoppers to your salon. One surefire way to boost revenue for your salon is to offer gift cards. Besides bringing in new and established customers with gift cards, you’re promoting your brand. Gift Cards 101 You have…