AdminCharity, Springfield

Academy of Hair Design students, staff, and alumni were honored to be able to participate in two Back-to-School events in Springfield on Tuesday, August 4th. A team of three alumni created new looks for 23 of the residents living in Springfield’s domestic violence shelter, Harmony House, … Read More

Student Hair Wars 2015

AdminEvents, Springfield

Friday, June 5, 2015 Academy of Hair Design hosted the Student Hair Wars 2015 Reveal Party. Students, friends, family, and the general public were invited in for an evening of networking, and voting on for this years winners. Our goal as an Academy is to … Read More

Salon Owners Have to Know Their Finances

AdminAustin, Hair, Springfield

Whether you are studying to be a cosmetologist, a barber or an esthetician, opening your own salon is always a possibility. The artistic and technical aspects of the beauty industry are often at odds with the pragmatic and orderly aspects of running a business. From … Read More

Choose Wisely: Picking Your Cosmetology School

AdminAustin, Hair, Springfield

Completing a program in cosmetology at a leading school can result in a highly rewarding career. The beauty industry continues to grow as many people seek to enhance their looks through the hands of cosmetic experts. Students must seek top-notch training in the best cosmetology … Read More

Cosmetologists and Barbers NEED This Skill

AdminAustin, Hair, Springfield

Learning all of the latest techniques and skills are very important to succeeding in the exciting and creative field of hair design. Cosmetologists have to be outstanding in all aspects of hair cutting, styling, and coloring, while Barbers treat their customers in areas such as … Read More

Why Every Cosmetologist Needs Business Skills

AdminAustin, Hair, Springfield

Cosmetology is not just about being a great hairdresser, colorist or manicurist. A successful cosmetologist needs business skills in order to build and retain their clientele, keep track of and improve their bottom line, market their business, make valuable contacts in the industry, and improve … Read More

Growing locally, building globally

AdminCharity, Hair, Springfield

We are thrilled to share news about our affiliated school, Dream Beauty Academy, in Rwanda. Now you can read more information about the African cosmetology school and make donations to help educate more people through the school’s updated webpage at Academy of Hair Design co-founders Christie … Read More


AdminAustin, Fashion, Springfield

You may still have work to do on your tan, but that’s still no excuse for dull, lackluster skin. Get glowing with my favorite DIY body treatment recipes that I shared this past weekend on KVUE. EXFOLIATOR Vanilla-Coconut Body Scrub – Mix 1/2 cup coconut oil, … Read More