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July 13, 2018

How To Prepare For Your First Day of Beauty School[Update 2020]

Are you excited to start your first week of beauty school? Whether you are a new student, or returning for another program, your first week of beauty school can be important. You get to decide how you want to set the tone for your first day, and there’s no better way than to be prepared! 

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, prepare for school by picking up a beauty kit, getting a lot of sleep, choosing a school outfit, and more. Let’s get started!  

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Regulate Your Sleep Schedule

It’s much easier to be an amazing student if you’re well rested! Make sure you start sleeping regularly as the school year approaches. If you’re accustomed to late nights and late mornings, you should start adjusting your sleep schedule a few weeks before school starts so you have time to get used to your new schedule. Many beauty school classes start in the morning around 8:30-9am, so you want to be ready to roll on your first day back at school!

Eat Healthy and Regularly

You’ll want to be awake and attentive in your first day of beauty school class so you can remember what you learn. You often spend a lot of time on your feet in the student salon*, so being energized is important! 

Make sure you eat a healthy breakfast and pack healthy foods to have throughout the day. Foods with proteins and complex carbohydrates can give you the energy you need to make it through the day!

*All services provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.⁠

girl eating out of a bowl in wilderness

Exercise Your Mind

Beauty school is different from traditional schooling in many ways, but there are still classrooms and textbooks like nearly any other school. Make sure you spend time reading and keeping your mind sharp throughout the year so you can jump into your beauty education right away! 

Beauty Kit 

Beauty students often get a kit for their program. The kit can include educational items such as books, electronic devices, and beauty tools. It’s a good idea to pick up your kit before your first day of school so you can get familiar with the items you’ll be using. You can expect to receive a t-shirt, tools, and an apron in our beauty kit. 

If you’re not sure how to get your beauty kit, contact your campus and ask questions!

hair tools including a blow dryer, mirror, a brush, and more

Dress Smart

It might be time for you to start thinking about your school wardrobe. Many beauty schools have uniforms or aprons that you wear when you’re on the salon floor, but you can start thinking about things like shoes and pants that you want to wear while you’re on the scene. At our school we wear mostly black attire to look presentable and chic. 

When on the salon floor, you can expect to stay on your feet helping guests love their new look! To make it easier on your feet, make sure you have some comfortable flats or low heel shoes. Choose black shoes so you can match the rest of your outfit and provided apron to create a professional appearance! 

Start School at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes

Many people say that life is about the journey and not the destination, and the same can be said about Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes! Many students love it here and are able to build a new lifestyle and career with us.

If you’re interested in becoming part of the beauty industry and starting your first day of beauty school, reach out to us about our cosmetology, esthetics, or other programs! Contact one of our campuses in Provo, Denver, Tucson, and Phoenix to begin the next step of your journey today!

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