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10 Quick Tips about Cosmetology School

10 Quick Tips about Cosmetology School

Thinking about attending cosmetology school? There’s a lot of amazing information available to help you decide on a school and career path, but all of that info at once might feel a little overwhelming. Here are 10 quick tips that you need to know when you start your research into cosmetology schools! 1. Cosmetology Careers […]

10 Signs You Should be a Cosmetologist

10 Signs You Should be a Cosmetologist

Sometimes we make choices we aren’t totally sure of, and other times, we just know. If you’re destined to be a cosmetologist, there are probably signs pointing loudly and clearly to this career path. Think cosmetology and you are a perfect match? Let’s find out! 1. The only channels you watch on Youtube are hair […]

Student Spotlight: Sarah

sarah student spotlight

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 about Sarah, who thoughtfully gets candy for her children clients, volunteers to […]

5 Amazing Hair Stylists We Admire

There are so many amazing hair stylists who inspire us. It’s hard to choose just a few, but several make us want to become the best stylists possible. From color and marketing to innovation and influence, each of these amazing hair stylists has done something to break the mold. We hope our students can be […]

5 Beauty School Financial Aid Resources You Didn’t Think Of

5 Beauty School Financial Aid Resources You Didn't Think Of

We talk a lot about financial aid resources because we know how important they are! Financial aid makes beauty school attainable for many of our students. Between FAFSA, grants, loans and scholarships, there are lots of ways to finance your journey through cosmetology school. Here are 5 financial aid resources you probably didn’t even know […]

What It Takes to Become an Esthetician

what is takes to become an esthetician

Skincare, waxing and makeup are all big parts of esthiology. To become an esthetician, though, you’ll need more than just a set of skills. Estheticians need a certain personality and presence, in addition to skills, to succeed in the beauty industry. You’ll Need a Calming Presence Typically, estheticians work in spas where the environment is […]

How to Go to Beauty School and Be a Mom: Hear from our Staff and Students


Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs out there. It’s 24/7, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have time to pursue your dreams or goals. You can be a mom and go to beauty school with the right planning and support set up around you. We met with staff and students here at […]

Student Spotlight: Cap

Our students are amazing, which is why every month we feature one who is going above and beyond at VICI Beauty School. Cap, a cosmetology student at our Milwaukee campus, originally was set on esthiology, but after talking with our administration team, decided to try cosmetology. Now she’s succeeding at both hair and skincare! She’s […]

4 Tips You Need to Know Before Starting Beauty School

Beauty school is your opportunity to use your creativity in an amazing career. During beauty school, students learn the basics on hair cutting, coloring and styling, as well as skincare, business techniques and marketing – and this is just within a single program. It can be a bit overwhelming when you start, though. To get […]

VICI Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer at Pink Lemonade Salon

Our students are amazing, and they don’t stop being amazing after graduation. Every month, we catch up with one of our alumni to see what they are up to. We’re so excited to show you how our graduates are succeeding in the beauty industry. Jennifer Volkert graduated from VICI Beauty School’s cosmetology program, and now […]

4 Ways Esthiology Can Take You Far

Estheticians focus on skincare, waxing, facials and makeup. You might think the only way to earn a living as an esthetician is by working in a spa, but actually the career possibilities far exceed that. Esthiology can take you far in your professional life in more ways than one. 1. You Can Work for Yourself […]

Own A Salon: Here’s How

For many cosmetologists, the dream is to eventually own their own salon. It seems like a big dream, but with the right goals in place, it is totally attainable. If you want to own your very own salon one day, here’s what you need to know. Get Your Start by Working in a Salon Before […]

Becoming an Esthetician While Being a Mom

When you’re a mom, your kids are the most important thing in your life. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go after your goals or dreams. In fact, having a rewarding career would be beneficial for your family! If you love skincare, waxing and makeup, esthiology could be the career that works best for you […]

VICI Alumni Spotlight: Erin at Stella’s Salon & Spa

Our students go on to do amazing things. We want to catch up with our alumni and see what they are up to, so VICI Beauty School is launching the VICI Alumni Spotlight on our blog! We’re so excited to show you how our graduates are doing in the beauty industry. Just over a year […]

How to Budget for Beauty School


Paying for beauty school can feel like a big obstacle, but with the right budget plan in place, you can do it! There are plenty of resources and tools available to help you attend beauty school without going broke. Look Into Beauty School Scholarships Scholarships can help a lot with your beauty school budget. The […]

Beauty School Information You Need to Know


There’s so much information when it comes to applying for beauty school. Don’t worry, we don’t expect you to know it all at once! When you try to cover everything all at once, applying for school can feel really overwhelming. However, there are a few pieces of beauty school information that will get you started […]

How High Schoolers Can Plan for Esthiology School

As a high school student, you may not have your entire life figured out, but you probably know what your interests are and the type of career you want. If you love helping people feel better and caring for their well-being, esthetics could be the career path for you. In esthiology school, you’ll learn about […]

5 Careers for Moms You Can Start In a Year


Moms are some of the busiest people around, and trying to find the time to go back to school seems impossible. The good news is that moms no longer have to attend four-year universities to get a career they’ll love. There are lots of amazing job options for mothers who are ready to start their […]

Quick Guide to Cosmetology School Financial Aid

Paying for beauty school may seem scary at first, but with the proper plan and resources, you can do it! What you may not realize is that federal aid is available for beauty school students. If you’re interested in hair or makeup, you could be eligible for cosmetology school financial aid, scholarships and more! Federal […]

4 Beauty School Resources to Check Out

beauty school resources

There’s a lot of info when it comes to beauty school. It can feel a little overwhelming! If you look in the right places and have the right resources, planning your future at beauty school is much more manageable, though. Check out four of our favorite beauty school resources. 1. Professional Beauty Association If you’re […]