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5 Holiday Hairstyles Inspired by…Food


The holiday season has arrived! It’s an exciting time of year when we get to spend quality time with friends and family. Fancy feasts, old traditions, and parties are all coming up. What’s not to get excited about? Well, there is one thing: Not knowing what hairstyle to adopt for...
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Not All That Glitters is Gold


This fall we’ve noticed a very prominent hair and makeup trend: all things gold, shimmery, and glittery. And we are STOKED. Can you imagine a better trend? We think it’s especially perfect for this time of year. Not only will you softly glow in the gentle fall sun, but you...
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The Science of Hair Coloring


A big part of becoming a hairstylist is taking care of customers who want to transform the way their hair looks with color. Switching up your hair color can give your style a new edge, or even just a bit more pop, but how does haircoloring actually work? Here’s some...
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How Long Does a Perm Last?


A perm is a chemical treatment for your hair that can make your hair stay curly or straight even after being washed. Because perms don’t wash out like some hair dyes, they can last up to 6 months, depending on how fast your hair grows and how you treat it....
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What Beauty Pros Need to Know for Fall 2017


Autumn is an exciting season in the fashion and beauty industry. The new colors, changing trends, and fresh styles are something that we look forward to every year! A special enchantment settles in with the cooler fall temperatures and at Hair Professionals Career College, we can’t get enough. Here are...
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Hot Makeup Trends for Fall 2017


Summer is drifting away and fall is sneaking in. Sometimes it seems like the seasons change before you know it and you have to catch up with them. Don’t get stuck in that boat for 2017. Get ahead of the curve and start prepping now. Here are some makeup trends...
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Beauty School and NIU: Living the College Life


Does going to beauty school mean that you can’t have the traditional college experience that your friends are having? The answer is no. At Hair Professionals Career College, you can start your path toward becoming a successful beauty professional while getting the full college experience. Northern Illinois University, located in...
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What Does Moroccan Argan Oil Do for Hair?


Moroccan argan oil, also known as argan oil or just Moroccan oil, is derived from the nut of a Moroccan argan tree. Moroccan oil is a great moisturizer because it contains plenty of fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamin E. That’s not all it can do. It can also: Add extra...
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Back to Beauty School Quiz


It’s the back to school time of year! Are you ready? Getting prepared for beauty school can be an exciting time. You want to be ready to soak up everything you can. Take our quiz to see if you’re ready to go back to school…beauty school. How did you do?...
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Chlorine and Hair: What Really Happens


If you’ve gone swimming at all this summer, you might remember dealing with the distinct smell of chlorine on your clothes, skin, and hair. Chlorine is used in swimming pools to kill unwanted bacteria and keep swimmers safe from infections and disease from the water. While there isn’t enough chlorine...
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