Category Archives: VICÍ Beauty Schools

Discover Aveda’s New Feed My Lips

Aveda’s new Feed My Lips collection is finally here, and we can’t wait to help you experience any of their new 23 shades. These lipsticks are 95% naturally derived and offer long-wearing comfort. Created with nourishing, certified organic cupuaçu fruit butter, botanical oils and Aveda’s signature certified organic peppermint, vanilla and ginger aroma-flavor, these lipsticks […]

Student Spotlight: Konstantin

We have a lot of amazing students at our beauty school, but sometimes we meet a student who is so passionate about this industry we know from the get-go that that student will be great. Konstantin is one of those students. His guests love him. He’s always got a smile on his face, and he […]

3 Big Ways to Succeed in the Cosmetology Industry

If you want to succeed in the cosmetology industry, you can’t just be good at hair. There’s a lot more that goes into a successful beauty career than knowing how to curl hair or pin an updo. Here are 3 big ways you can succeed as a cosmetologist. 1. Take Educational Classes Your education doesn’t […]

Peek a Boo Hair Color Special

Only $24.50 on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Discover the “joi” of colorful hair with the fashion shades from the Joico Color Intensity Line. These vibrant shades can last through 15 shampoos! Add this service to your appointment or book just a peek-a-boo appointment. *While appointments are available. All services performed by students under supervision of […]

Growing Your Career with Esthiology

growing your career with esthiology

Estheticians can grow their careers in lots of ways, both in spas and outside of them. The career possibilities far exceed what you might think! Esthiology can take you far in your professional life, which is why we love it so much. 1. You Can Work for Yourself Many estheticians decide to work for themselves. […]

Student Spotlight: Rahil

We love getting to know our students, especially when we know they are super passionate about this industry. Rahil loves the spa and salon industry. She worked in this industry when she lived in Iran, and she wants to do the same in Wisconsin. She took time out of her busy schedule to meet with […]

The Perfect Holiday Gift Sets for Christmas

Still searching for the perfect Christmas gift for your loved one, family member or Secret Santa? We know how crazy the holidays can be, and Christmas shopping can be one of the most time consuming aspects of it. We want to help in any way we can, which is why we offer lots of different […]

Getting a Job in the Beauty Industry

So you want to work in the beauty industry! That’s awesome! It’s a growing workplace with lots of opportunities, many of which you can turn into a lifelong career.You just need to know how to get started. Here are a few ways that will prepare you for getting a job in the beauty industry. Take […]

Aveda Holiday Hair Styles You Need to Try

aveda hair styles

The holidays are upon us, and we all want to look our best for family and friend gatherings, but between Christmas shopping, baking desserts, cooking meals and participating in any of the other million holiday events, it can be tricky to come up with a new hairstyle. There are actually tons of easy ways to […]

Alumni Spotlight: Leah Anne at Scottfree Salon

Our students go on to do incredible things, but more often than not, it takes some time working in the industry before they have the opportunity to do something really amazing. However, Leah Anne has been at Scottfree Salon for less than a year, and she’s already got television makeup in her portfolio. We were […]

Student Spotlight: Elif

We have a lot of amazing students, but sometimes we come across a student with so much passion and excitement for this industry that we can’t help but get excited too! Elif is one of our cosmetology students who volunteers for school events, has brought in treats, participates in field trips and more. She loves […]

You’re Invited to our Client Appreciation Party

We love our guests, and to say “thanks” for all your support, we’re throwing our annual Holiday Client Appreciation Party! This is the perfect time to treat yourself, see our students and stock up on Christmas presents for family and friends. We’ll have complimentary soda you can enjoy. There will also be delicious appetizers, but […]

5 Reasons Why People Love Cosmetology School

5 Reasons Why People Love Cosmetology School

Thinking about going into the beauty industry? There are lots of amazing reasons to work as a hair stylist, eshtetician or makeup artist. There are lots of great reasons to start cosmetology school, too! 1. The Course Only Takes a Year Cosmetology school only takes about a year. Many people want to start a new, […]

The Science Behind Beauty School: Hair Texture

HAIR TEXTURE: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL You’ve likely heard hair described as straight, wavy or curly, but the salon professional has to know texture above and beyond these descriptions. To give clients the texture designs they love, hair stylists have to get up close and personal with hair texture. Straight texture has multiple straight lines […]

5 Ways You’ll Succeed in Beauty School

5 Ways You'll Succeed in Beauty School

It takes more than just being good at hair to succeed in beauty school. If you want to be successful while attending cosmetology school, you need to be prepared to study, work on communication skills, learn business practices and more. Here are 5 ways you can succeed at beauty school! 1. Do Your Homework and […]

Should You Be a Hair Stylist? Find Out!

Sometimes we make choices we aren’t totally sure of, and other times, we just know. If you’re destined to be a hair stylist, there are probably tons of signs pointing to this career path. Think cosmetology and you are a perfect match? Let’s find out! You watch a lot of hair tutorials online. Is your […]

Student Spotlight: Lola

When VICI Beauty School is trying to decide which student should be featured on our blog, we talk to our staff for ideas. Jen, the head of Admissions, knew exactly who deserved a little time in the limelight this month. She told us how Lola has high attendance, is doing well on the clinic floor […]

VICI Alumni Spotlight: Cecilia, Owner of Aesthetics by Cecilia

Some students choose to work for a salon or spa after graduation. Others choose a more independent route and go into business for themselves. This was the case for Cecilia, who began her career as a freelance makeup artist almost immediately after graduating from VICI Beauty School. We recently caught up with Cecilia to find […]

The Biggest Women’s Hair Trends for 2017

Whether it’s a brand new color shade, extra-short or long layers and fringes, or the recreation of an old celebrity’s hairstyle, each year invariably brings new hairstyles and trends – as well as the rehashing of old ones. Here are the biggest women’s hair trends for 2017 so far: 1. Platinum blond: seen in celebrities […]

Guest Artist Erin Teaches Us about Lash Extenstions

Our esthiology class had the opportunity to learn about lash extensions up close and personal today. Erin, a VICI Beauty School grad, visited us and brought all of her amazing NovaLash supplies with her. Erin works as an esthetician at Stella’s Salon and Spa and took the initiative to become NovaLash certified after beauty school. […]