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Understanding the Difference Between Color Weaves and Highlights

Hairstylists help clients find confidence by giving them fabulous and stylish haircuts. If you pursue a career as a professional hairstylist, your time in cosmetology school will be spent learning about various styling techniques that your future clients may request.

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Some of the most popular salon client requests include color weaves and highlights. These two treatments may provide similar results, but they are very different from one another and should be mastered before graduation. Just like any other weave, a color weave is human hair or synthetic hair that attaches to a client’s natural hair to provide length or thickness. Weaves can also add color to the hair by choosing a weave featuring a shade different from the client’s natural hair color. When clients want color without the attachments, it is better to go with highlights. This treatment involves dying various parts of the client’s natural hair to create a more dimensional look.

Learn more about the differences between color weaves and highlights by studying here at Long Island Beauty School in Hempstead. Visit our website for a look at our beauty school courses or speak to our staff by calling us at (516) 483-6259.

Finding the Best Bang Style for Your Client's Face Shape

Many salon clients come in with pictures of hairstyles that they want. But not all of these hairstyles work well with the client’s look. You can gain the skills needed to help clients choose the perfect haircuts here at Long Island Beauty School in Hempstead. Our program will help you learn to find the best bang style for each client’s face shape:

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Clients With Oval Faces

When it comes to hair, oval faces can really do it all! This face shape is circular, but is longer than it is wide, creating an oval shape with an average sized forehead. Hairstylists often try to give clients oval faces by offering the right cuts and styles. That is because oval faces work well with almost all hairstyles and work with both classic cuts as well as trendy ones. If your client already has an oval face, she can choose from a variety of bang styles.

Clients With Round Faces

This face shape is very similar to the oval shape, but it tends to be just as long as it is wide and features a rounded jaw line. As you will learn in beauty school, round faces can easily look too wide when paired with the wrong haircut. The best hairstyles for round faces lengthen the face for a more mature and elegant appearance. Create length by suggesting bangs that are shorter in the middle than on the sides. Asymmetrical bangs can also provide length for clients who want an edgier style.

Clients With Square Faces

Square-shaped faces tend to have strong angles that result in a more athletic appearance. Help your clients soften these strong angles by using your cosmetology school knowledge to provide the perfect cut. Avoid blunt bangs that add more strong angles and choose something softer and wispier. Angled bangs work great on square faces because they cut the angles to create a softer and more feminine look.

Start your path toward becoming a professional cosmetologist by contacting Long Island Beauty School in Hempstead today. Find out if our beauty school is the right choice for your career goals by giving us a call at (516) 483-6259.

Top Beauty Trends from 2013 Fashion Week

If you love following the trends and creating fabulous new styles, a career in the beauty industry may be right for you. Enrolling in beauty school is the best way to get the skills you need to enter the industry and learn how to stay on top of the latest trends to keep future clients happy.

You can get a glimpse of some of this season’s most exciting beauty trends by watching this video. Natural and carefree looks are both in, showing up in natural makeup and laidback braided hairstyles on fashion runways. Quirky, graffiti-inspired nails are also big this season, letting women show off their edgy styles.

Long Island Beauty School in Hempstead is a fabulous choice for staying on top of trends and earning a career in cosmetology. Get information about our Hempstead beauty school by giving us a call at (516) 483-6259.

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