September 15, 2017

Halloween Makeup: Insect Themed!

Every year, it’s a struggle to find the perfect Halloween costume. You might find yourself spending countless hours on Pinterest or Google searching for ideas, only to come up empty-handed. What’s for sure is that is it has to be better than last year, and it needs to be something easy you can do with your friends at home. So, why not put your makeup skills to work? We caught up with cosmetology students from
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September 19, 2017

Great Reasons to go to Beauty School

Some beauticians might tell you that before they found success, they felt pressured to go to a community college or 4-year school—only to find themselves going back to school for a cosmetology career. It can be a tough decision to go against the grain, but if beauty is where your true passion really lies, don’t decide against cosmetology school without thinking it through thoroughly. Do what you love If you’re passionate about beauty, cosmetology school
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October 3, 2017

How-to: Color Correction with an IBMC student

Mistakes happen—especially when it comes to beauty. Just ask your neighbor with the ever-surprised eyebrows! And sometimes when we dye hair, it just doesn’t turn out the way we imagined it would. Blonde might look yellow, red may look orange, or any number of strange outcomes could occur. When you’re putting chemicals in your hair, it’s inevitable you’ll make a mistake eventually. In this video, IMBC College student Genevieve shows her process for correcting the
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October 4, 2017

Dollar store hair dye vs. salon quality

At any grocery or department store, you’re likely to find a wall of boxed home hair dye products. Pull a color off the shelf, take it home and do it yourself. You can even pick up a box at your local dollar store. But are you really getting a better deal? Cosmetology Instructor Chelsea Gillingham recently performed an experiment with her students at IBMC College in Longmont, CO to compare the differences between the more
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October 16, 2017

How-to: Beach Waves

Watch IBMC Cosmetology student Brystal share her technique for beach waves, a casual daily style that’s quick and easy—it can be achieved in ten minutes!
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