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February 12, 2019

Beauty Inside and Out – Why Beauty Matters

Beauty professionals do more than cut hair and apply makeup. Working on someone’s outer beauty can help them become more confident and truly reflect the person they are inside.

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January 21, 2019

Meet Our Staff – Lisa Linkous

American Institute of Beauty, Inc. (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…

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December 18, 2018

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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October 10, 2018

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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September 28, 2018

What Careers Can a Cosmetologist Have?

Cosmetology is a field with many career options, but just how many are there? Cosmetologists often graduate from beauty school with education in hair styling, esthetics, barbering, manicuring, and even makeup. The career possibilities as a cosmetologist are numerous, and can be categorized based on what you’re most interested in. If you love hair, you…

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September 10, 2018

Meet Our Staff: Toni Winkley

American Institute of Beauty, Inc. couldn’t be where it is now without the support of our incredible staff, so we want to share a little about them and what they are doing for the school! We had the opportunity to talk with our clinical skincare program instructor at the Largo campus, Toni Winkley, about her…

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April 12, 2018

Turning Your Hobby Into A Career

Do you spend hours watching makeup tutorials on YouTube? Are you a fan of long shopping sprees at retailers such as Sephora and Ulta? Or maybe you’ve been giving your friends amazing hairstyles at no cost for as long as you can remember? Although hair and makeup may seem like just a hobby for you,…

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April 7, 2018

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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March 21, 2018

Women in Barbering

Female barbers are expected to do more than simply 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. The Benefits of…

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February 21, 2018

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, Florida 33771
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