• Study Beauty

  • Users must agree to the terms and conditions to submit an online form. Please call the campus directly at 727-532-2125 (Largo) or 727-826-0969 (St. Pete) if you do not agree to the terms and conditions.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

largo 727.532.2125 st. petersburg 727.826.0969

Category: Career

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Fighting Hunger – How The Beauty Industry Can Help

As the holiday season rolls around, all of us in the beauty industry are looking for ways to help those in need. Many of us have been blessed to never go without a hot meal on the table during the holidays. However, for the less fortunate, this may not always be the case. Here are…

Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness in Beauty

Situated in the heart of the fall season, October is often synonymous with hues of orange, crimson and maize. However, for many who advocate for breast cancer awareness, October is really about the color pink. This month is recognized nationwide as Breast Cancer Awareness month, and it’s the perfect time for salons as well as…

Read More

Famous Men in Beauty

A common misconception is women alone have shaped the beauty industry. In actuality, several notable men have acted as pioneers in launching wildly successful beauty brands. The following is a spotlight on men who have made a name for themselves in beauty. Max Factor Max Factor is one of the earliest male pioneers in the…

Read More

 

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
*Appointments Recommended*

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
*Appointments Recommended*