5 New Year’s Eve Makeup Ideas to Help You Celebrate in Style

These New Year’s Eve Makeup Ideas will help you shine like a diamond—cheers to that! New Year’s Eve is the perfect opportunity to play up your makeup more than usual. Sparkles, metallic, dark shades of purple and beyond, you’re sure to see it all on the night of December 31st. Let your face celebrate alongside

5 Fall Makeup Trends We Can’t Get Enough Of!

If you hang around students and staff at Avenue Five Institute’s makeup program in Austin, you’re sure to hear about the latest fall makeup trends. From brilliant shades of glittery-orange eyeshadows to vampy merlot lips, we can’t get enough of this year’s hottest looks. 1. Vamp Up Your Lips Embrace shorter days and longer nights

Cosmetology School in Austin Receives 4 Modern Salon Awards in 2017

What makes a cosmetology school in Austin, or anywhere else in the world, a great place to advance your artistic and professional abilities? In order to uncover just that, MODERN SALON Media joined forces with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to create an annual Excellence in Education campaign. The goal is to create and

Everything You Need to Know About Microblading Eyebrows

Microblading eyebrows is the hot new trend that both our students and staff can’t seem to stop talking about! That’s because this technique can take non-existent eyebrows and transform them into beautiful ‘selfie-ready’ brows. But first, you’ll have to let a technician “tattoo” your face using a handheld device with 9 small blades that make

9 Marketing Tips for Hairdressers & Cosmetology Students

Want to grow your business as a cosmetology student? These marketing tips for hairdressers are here to help you slay the competition! Are you a cosmetology student in Austin? If yes, it’s never too early to start building your clientele with the following marketing tips for hairdressers. 1. Create new business profiles/pages on social media.

2017 Austin Music Festival Fashion Trends You’ll Want to Rock

This year’s Austin music festival fashions are sure to turn heads! There’s no shortage of awesome music festivals in Austin. Our Austin beauty school students would undoubtably have a great time even if they wore a sack over their heads with holes for eyes, but they wouldn’t do that. There are far too many picture-perfect

5 Personality Traits of Hair Stylists That’ll Make You Say, “Yep, That’s Me!”

What are the most common personality traits of hair stylists?  Future hair stylists at our cosmetology school in Austin see firsthand how hairdressers play a vital role in their clients’ lives—providing everything from great hair styles to personal advice. As a result, hairstylists tend to develop the following personality traits. 1. Great at Listening &