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Legislative Updates: Blow Drying Bill, Microblading, and More

Need-to-know updates from the American Association of Cosmetology Schools.

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Legislative Update: Learn About Rules, Regulations That Will Impact the Beauty Industry

The first week of spring finds 33 state legislatures actively meeting.

2017 Beauty Changes Lives Leo Passage Scholarship Winners Announced

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation has announced its four 2017 Leo Passage Scholarship winners.

Best Practices for Cosmetology Schools from the 2016 Excellence in Education Honorees

Take a look at some of the Excellence in Education 2016 top honorees' best practices in each of the seven categories in which they were honored.

Christine Gordon, a Student Advocate and Former President of AACS, Passes Away

Christine Gordon, former president of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) and a staunch advocate for the needs of cosmetology and aesthetics students, passed away on Dec. 1, 2016.

Milady & AACS Announce Sally Samuels as 2016 N.F. Cimaglia Award Recipient

Milady, part of Cengage Learning, and the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) announced that the 2016 N.F. Cimaglia Award has been presented to Sally Samuels, director of compliance at FAME Inc.

Announcing the 2016 Excellence in Education Top Honorees

MODERN SALON Media has collaborated with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to develop MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education program. Two top honorees are recognized in each category—one individual school location and a multi-location school organization—and were announced Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the AACS Annual Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Leadership Changes at AACS

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) President Christine Gordon announced that AACS had hired Adam Nelson as Executive Director to replace the retiring CEO Jim Cox. The announcement follows a nationwide search initiated following ...

Beauty Changes Lives Foundation Expands Industry Reach and Establishes Independent Infrastructure

Three years after its establishment as a 501c3, the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) has emerged as a standalone, non-profit organization, independent of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS). The new organizational ...

Marinello Schools of Beauty Closes All 56 Locations

As of Friday, February 5, 2016, Marinello Schools of Beauty has ceased operations and closed campuses for all its 56 locations.This comes days after news that the U.S. Department of Education moved to cut federal funding to several of the ...