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Tag: NAHA

August 30, 2018

Choosing a Beauty School with Extra Opportunity

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Why should you pursue a career in beauty? Because it can be exciting, rewarding, and the beauty industry has so much to offer for those who have a passion for it. Many beauty professionals will tell you that it’s a rewarding place to work.

Want to enroll in a beauty school program? How do you choose a school? There are so many amazing features for each school and finding the one that works best for you can be a process. What features should you look for?

If you’re looking for a cosmetology school that offers ample opportunity, an Aveda school may be right for you! Here are some of the features at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes that we think set us apart.

Extra Opportunity

Our students have access to …

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October 2, 2017

2017 NAHA Student Hairstylist of the Year

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Aisling Campbell is an Inspire Greatness graduate from our Tucson, Arizona campus. She is an example of what it means to be not only an amazing beauty school student, but a leader in the industry.

What makes Aisling stand out as a beacon of beauty industry leadership? She recently competed in the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). This competition brings in world renowned hairstylists and well-known fashionistas from around the world. Competing in NAHA is a big deal. Winning NAHA is a huge deal and that’s exactly what Aisling did!

Here are some of the details about what NAHA is, how the competition is run, and what Aisling did to receive this great honor for her family, friends, peers, school, and self.

Student of the Year

NAHA has sixteen …

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Aveda Institute Featured NAHA Nominees

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The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is part of the Professional Beauty Association’s Beauty Week. It is held in Las Vegas every year and gives beauty industry professionals opportunities to network, display their talent, and create new styles and fashion designs. NAHA has 15 different categories that hair stylists can compete in:

Avant Garde
Editorial Stylist of the Year
Haircolor
Haircutting
Hairstylist of the Year
Makeup Artist of the Year
Master Stylist of the Year
Men’s Hairstylist of the Year
Nail Professional of the Year
Newcomer Stylist of the Year
Salon/School Design of the Year
Team of the Year
Student Hairstylist of the Year
Styling and Finishing
Texture

Within these categories, one winner is chosen out of several nominees.

How NAHA Works

NAHA competitors work with photographers and models to create entries for their chosen category. The competitor, or hairstylist, creates a look …

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October 23, 2016

Master Series with Nikay Niggins, NAHA winner

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AVEDA INSTITUTE DENVER
MASTER SERIES

EDITORIAL & RUNWAY STYLE
WITH NIKAY HIGGINS

NOV 1 & 2
830-1030 AM
PRESENTED TO AVEDA INSTITUTE DENVER COSMETOLOGY STUDENTS AND GRADUATES

ABOUT THE MASTER SERIES >>> In this presentation, the stylist will work with our Kaizen stylist, Nikay (Nicole Higgins) building vision boards to find inspiration. The stylist will learn how to style editorial hair for the camera; replicating looks from magazines, commercials, and the fashion world. In addition to editorial styling, the stylist will translate styles from the runway, learning to set and follow trends such as a true wet look, styling the perfect pony tail, and braiding. This will be one featured live model showing how to transfer from a street look to a runway ready look in …

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February 11, 2016

Inspire Greatness Beacon Experience

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Madison Wade working on her NAHA application.

As the deadline to apply for Beacon 2016 nears, we caught up with our graduate, Madison Wade to shed some light on how she got her start to success in this industry. Ironically, it all began with her application to Beacon.*

“My advice to students currently enrolled at Inspire Greatness Institutes is to apply yourself. Just try. Sometimes it’s intimidating but if you don’t try, you’ll never have the chance,” – Madison Wade.

Though she didn’t move along through the Beacon process back in 2014, she didn’t get discouraged or give up. It was the beginning of a journey where she learned to never give up. Madison eventually went on to take Editorial ReMix in Denver, London Study …

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