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Category: Career

Learn Beauty Online at American Institute of Beauty

To help our students study beauty safely during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are now temporarily offering online classes. Learn more about what this could look like for your beauty education!

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5 Benefits of Going to Cosmetology School

Thinking about applying for beauty school? Here are five reasons why you should stop delaying and start working towards your dream career!

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Tips For Success As a Makeup Artist

Want to turn your passion for makeup into a career? The key to succeeding in the makeup industry and becoming a professional makeup artist is building a rock-solid foundation. While the Internet is full of makeup tutorials, beauty blogs, and resources galore, these cannot replace the value of professional beauty education! When you attend beauty…

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Meet Our Staff – Lisa Linkous

American Institute of Beauty (AIB) would be nothing without our incredible faculty and staff. Lisa Linkous, often called “Mama Lisa” by her students, is one such member of the AIB family who works tirelessly to help students and clients alike feel special. She has been with AIB for over 15 years, and brings a wealth…

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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.

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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…

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Turning Your Hobby Into A Career

Do you spend hours watching makeup tutorials on YouTube and Instagram? Are you a fan of online shopping at stores like Sephora and Ulta? Or maybe you’ve been giving your friends amazing hairstyles and makeup looks for as long as you can remember? Although hair and makeup may seem like just a hobby for you,…

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Hair Trends To Keep An Eye On for 2018

Hey Future Professionals if you are looking to stay on trend and recommend new styles to your guests, consider some of these up-and-coming hair trends. Top 5 Hair Trends for 2018 Boyish Bangs — Choppy bangs that accentuate pixie cuts have been all over the runways this season. This simple and easy style can perfectly…

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Women in Barbering

Female barbers do more than cut hair—they must cut through traditional stereotypes. Unfortunately, there is a long-standing assumption women can’t cut men’s hair properly because of their gender. The truth is women can find major success in the field and build a very large and faithful client base. At American Institute of Beauty, our barbering…

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The Upside of Starting A New Career 

It’s a new year, meaning it could be high time for a new you. One of the biggest sources of dissatisfaction in our lives often stem from our jobs. When you’re stuck in a work rut, you can feel trapped and despondent. The start of the year is the ideal time to get a fresh…

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Largo Campus
3665 East Bay Drive, Suite 164
Largo, Florida 33771
727.532.2125

Campus Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
*Appointment availability varies by program*

St. Petersburg Campus
2800 34th St. North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713
727.826.0969

Campus Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
*Appointment availability varies by program*