1. A close up of a wide variety of eye shadow palettes. Photo by Siora Photography on Unsplash.

    How to Set Up An At-Home Cosmetology Salon

    If you’re a licensed cosmetologist currently barred from operating a corporate salon, the COVID-19 Coronavirus is undoubtedly a major blow to your business, not to mention an upheaval of your day-to-day schedule.  Even with the panic surrounding the spread of the virus, life must go on and busine…Read More

  2. What Does It Mean To Have A MUD Make-Up Level I Certification?

    Like any cosmetology career, becoming a make-up artist often requires formal education. Although licensing requirements can vary from state to state, it is a good idea to take classes at an accredited cosmetology school, to gain experience and boost your resume. Not to mention, you will learn techni…Read More

  3. What Do You Do In Cosmetology School?

    A career in cosmetology offers you the opportunity to combine your natural skills, creativity, and financial success. While this is an ideal career for a lot of people, it also requires a large time and financial commitment to get started. Every state has licensing requirements for cosmetologists, a…Read More

  4. Tips For Choosing The Best Beauty School

    Choosing the right beauty school to jumpstart your career is an important decision. The school that you attend is a crucial factor for your future career. Prospective employers will look for thorough education and hands-on experience from a beauty school with a good reputation.  At South Hills &…Read More

  5. How To Become A Successful Esthetician

    If you have a passion for skin care, beauty, and helping people feel confident, then a career as an esthetician might be right for you. For those interested in esthetics, there are several career opportunities available. You could work at a spa or salon or even work from your own home. If you’re l…Read More

  6. Is Nail Technician School Right For You?

    Cosmetology, and nail technician school specifically, appeals to a certain kind of person. A career in manicure and nail design often appeals to those who have an artistic streak, need a creative outlet at work, and ultimately love to help people. When working in this field, your next client may be …Read More

  7. Invest in Your Career with Cosmetology School

      For most careers, education is invaluable. Taking classes may be necessary to start out in a new field or to advance in your current field. The same is true for the cosmetology industry. For hairstylists, makeup artists, and estheticians alike a comprehensive education is imperative for career su…Read More

  8. Course Overview at Our Esthetician School

    Even though when we think about cosmetology, we often go straight to hair salons, the cosmetology umbrella includes a variety of other beauty services. At South Hills & North Hills Beauty Academy, we offer a full range of cosmetology school courses, including manicure and nail design, skin care …Read More

  9. Some Bangin’ Solutions

    We’ve all been there, staring at yourself in the mirror and thinking, “yeah, I can could my own bangs, how hard could it be?” Yikes! As most of us have learned the hard way, it turns out that it’s actually not as easy as it looks. Normally we spend the time in our blogs pointing out the reas…Read More

  10. Myths About Cosmetology School Pt 2

    You know that you’re not going to be a “beauty school dropout” but maybe something else is keeping you from pursuing your dream of going to cosmetology school. In today’s blog, we’re going to continue breaking down myths about pursuing a career as a cosmetologist. We’ve covered some of t…Read More