After narrowing thousands of Wedding Belles submissions to 10 semifinalists, they were tasked with creating an adorned wedding look. Our Artist Collective judges and editors picked their five favorites. See the finalists and their creations here.
See the top 10 semifinalists work from MODERN SALON's Wedding Belles styling competition--from updos, chignons, braids, beautiful buns and finger waves, it wasn’t easy to judge this first round, but it certainly was beautiful!
Engagement in their communities is an important core value to Excellence in Education honorees.Participating in service projects, cut-a-thons, fashion shows and other initiatives isn’t an option for students; it’s a requirement. But it’s one they love to fulfill as owners strive to offer a variety of opportunities every month for students to choose from.
Excellence in Education honorees are leading the way in utilizing technology to teach.Owners are embracing other high-tech trends in equipment, apps and software as well. Students have come to expect cutting-edge technology in the classroom, and schools are continually stepping up to incorporate new trends, including paperless classrooms.
Savvy school owners realize the importance of culture in schools and are spending just as much time nurturing this as they are on practical business matters.
Finding a job upon graduation from cosmetology school can be a frustrating experience—but not for the graduates of this year’s Excellence in Education honorees.These schools aren’t just focusing on getting their students employed, but also placing them in salons where they will succeed and thrive.
MODERN SALON was proud to add a new category to the Excellence in Education awards this year—Nails. Nails recognizes schools committed to offering their students an important career option while diversifying and building their own business.
Although traditional advertising on TV and in local news sources is still utilized, school owners are turning more and more to a more affordable option—social media.
This year in the Excellence in Education awards, school owners across the country have been remodeling, making over and adding green initiatives to their buildings. All of these beautiful, modern facilities, from small boutique schools to large powerhouse academies made choosing honorees in this category a challenge—each school was gorgeous in its own way.
Viviscal Pro launches the #H2OANDGROW campaign for the chance to win a three-month supply of Viviscal Professional and a sleek, stainless steel water bottle so clients can carry this convenient daily reminder to take their supplements.
MODERN SALON Media has collaborated with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to develop MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education program. Here, top honorees share their advice and best practices.
The Texas Family Business of the Year Awards recognized "outstanding firms who demonstrate a commitment to business continuity while serving their employees, community and industry."