Category: Blog

October 16, 2018

Our Incredible Alumni: Mandy Porter

Blog, Cosmetology

Recently, we had the opportunity to get to know another one of the incredibly talented alumni from Hair Professionals Career College, Mandy Porter. Mandy has an amazing story because her journey through the world of beauty has taken her through many different experiences that have helped to build her into the successful business owner that…

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October 10, 2018

What Does Moroccan Argan Oil Do for Hair?

Blog, Hair

Moroccan argan oil, also known as argan oil or just Moroccan oil, is derived from the nut of a Moroccan argan tree. We are frequently asked “why Moroccan oil,” or “what can a Moroccan oil do for my hair?” Moroccan oil is a great moisturizer because it contains plenty of fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamin…

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September 28, 2018

Community Feature: Great Clips


Last month we had the opportunity to get to know Alice Madeja, a local Great Clips franchise owner here in Illinois. When she recently stopped by Hair Pros, she couldn’t stop raving about our recent graduate, Marayah Perez, so we wanted more information from Alice on what makes graduates like her so impressive! Alice was…

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September 18, 2018

Our Incredible Alumni: Chad White


Our success as a school lives and dies on our alumni, so this month we wanted to feature an alumni who has made Hair Professional Career College proud! Chad White graduated from Hair Pros more than 25 years ago and has an impressive legacy of experience behind him. We wanted to share his inspiring story…

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August 21, 2018

Community Business Feature: Ten Friends Blow Dry & Style House


Recently, we reached out to a number of local salons to ask them what they think of our graduates they’ve hired. Frank Zito at Ten Friends Blow Dry & Style House had nothing but amazing things to say about our alumni, and we wanted to feature his business and remarks on our blog! About Ten…

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August 16, 2018

Our Favorite Chicago Beauty Bloggers

Blog, Culture

As beauty mavens, we love seeing what’s new and upcoming in the industry. These bloggers are who we follow to get the latest and greatest. They are our #beautyinspo. Without further ado and in no particular order, we present to you our favorite bloggers in the area! Shannon O’Brien Shannon makes being a mom, fashionista,…

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August 9, 2018

Hot Makeup Trends for Fall 2018

Blog, Makeup

Fall is on its way once again! Is your makeup routine ready? Our fall makeup trends from 2017 were a blast to play with, so for 2018 we want to make sure we’re just as up-to-date on all the latest trends. Many classic looks from last year will return with a twist, and we have…

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August 7, 2018

Men in the Beauty Industry

Blog, Cosmetology, Hair

For many years the beauty industry has been targeted mostly at women, and for good reason! Women make up the largest consumer demographic for cosmetic products across the world, but interest in cosmetics among men has been on the rise. Men are not only more welcome to use makeup now more than ever, they also…

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July 23, 2018

Events Happening in Chicago – August 2018!

Blog, Culture

Summer 2018 is dwindling down, but it’s never too late to make memories! There are so many awesome events happening in the Chicago area this August. With music festivals, amazing food, shows, conventions, and conferences, there’s something for everyone in every price range. If you’re looking for some fun things to do to close out…

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July 21, 2018

How an Education Can Help You Become a Beauty Blogger

Blog, Cosmetology, Culture, Uncategorized

While scrolling through your social media, do you notice videos of hair, makeup, and nail art tutorials? Do you find yourself looking at different makeup techniques and wanting to try them yourself? Are you trying to find out how to become a beauty blogger? Yes, you can be the one posting that type of content!…

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