So you want to be a cosmetologist — that’s great! Maybe you’re only beginning to think about pursuing a career in cosmetology, or maybe you’re determined and ready to commit to a new career, either way you’re going to start researching to find your dream cosmetology school! In our blog we cover topics like how to choose the right cosmetology school for you, myths about following a career in cosmetology, and why cosmetology might be the right journey for your life. Stay tuned to learn more news, tips, and reasons that cosmetology school and South Hills Beauty Academy is the best choice for your beauty education!

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    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 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Myths About Cosmetology School Part 1

    As an aspiring cosmetologist, how many times have people sang “Beauty School Dropout” to you? As it turns out, and we’re sure you’ve noticed, cosmetology in the United States is extremely subjective and stereotyped. In some cases, it leads to hilarious movie scenes — Legally Blonde comes t…Read More

  8. Start Your Cosmetology Journey By Defining Your Why

    Enrolling in cosmetology school is an exciting step, one that can lead to a fulfilling, enjoyable career that you can take with you no matter where you go. People need hair cuts, makeup, and other beauty services everywhere in the country, and you’ll always have a skill that you can either use to …Read More

  9. Is Cosmetolgy A Viable Career? Is it Realistic To Study It?

    Here at South Hills North Hills Beauty and Wellness Education, we are passionate about delivering high-quality beauty instruction to the Pittsburgh community, as well as to people from as far away as West Virginia and Ohio. If you are just now embarking on a career in cosmetology, or if you are cons…Read More

  10. 8 Reasons Why You Should Make the Career Switch to Cosmetologist

    Are you tired of working in retail or the food industry? Do you hate grinding away from 9-5, or worse, juggling two or more jobs to make ends meet? Do you have to work when everyone else has the day off, and you just wish you had a better schedule? Would you just swoon over being able to work for yo…Read More