By Alison Shipley | Updated: 11/06/2013 8:44:00 AM
Ever want to be a platform artist? Beauty industry leader? Or just more comfortable talking to your clients? The Stages workshop teaches how to master the art of authentic speaking--a tool in easing the fear in public speaking.
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 10/29/2013 11:04:00 AM
Had you been born in Japan and decided to become a hairdresser or esthetician, this is what your life would be life: how to get your cosmetology license, how much it costs, how long it takes, where to go to school, how much money you would make as a professional, and more. Through Pivot Point's study abroad program, we head to Tokyo, for a week full of the sights, sounds, people and places that make up this magnificent city.
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 10/21/2013 8:07:00 AM
I had the opportunity to interview the manager of general affairs at the Yamano Beauty College to learn about what it's like to be a beauty school student in Japan. How much it costs, what the day to day is like, how long it takes, and more. I asked him about the male to female ratio in hairdressing (you may be surprised at his answer!) and about what kind of living a hairdresser can expert to earn in his or her career. Check out our interview below to hear is VERY interesting answers!
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 10/19/2013 9:21:00 AM
While in Tokyo, we stopped by a drugstore to spend time looking at the hair color, make-up and skin care offered--and looked at some of the trends of the city.
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 10/18/2013 6:43:00 AM
Day one of Pivot Point International Academies study abroad trip to Tokyo! Harajuku fashion and style, praying to the Scissor God, the discipline of sushi making and the beauty of nature.