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10 New Beauty Trends To Try This Spring

Posted on March 17th, 2016 by Florida Technical College

10 New Beauty Trends To Try This Spring Looking for a little beauty inspiration? While spring may still be a few weeks away, these top new beauty trends are sure to leave you saying goodbye winter and hello spring. Whether you love a full glam look or a total bohemian vibe, there’s something for just about everyone. In fact, the only problem you may have this spring when it comes to beauty is deciding which new look to try first. Check out these 10 new beauty trends to get your creative inspiration flowing. 1.) Tropical Eyes Top beauty trends for Spring 2016 is all about vibrancy. Bold and striking colors are going to characterize this season’s hottest look. Colors such as turquoise and yellow will be primary eye shadow colors, so be sure to stock up now! 2.) Faux Freckles Great news for the freckled ladies among us, freckles are expected to be all the rage this spring. For those who love the look but are not blessed with these beauty marks can achieve the look by using a brown eye pencil. Simply dot the freckles along your cheeks where they naturally would arise, and voila, your face is now freckled. (Time in the sun is not even required!) 3.) Cherry Red Lips While a classic red lip is always in style, this spring be on the lookout for hot cherry red lips. For daytime and nighttime wear, red lips are a must this spring. Looking for a bolder look? Don’t forget to add liner to really make your lips pop. 4.) Blue Liner Love color? If so, be warned, you might become obsessed with this beauty trend! Especially stunning on brown eyes, blue liner is a bold new beauty look for this spring. Simply line the bottom of your eyes and you’ll instantly be rocking a cooling and refreshed look. 5.) Blushing Bronzers This beauty trend is the perfect way to show a little color without spending time in the sun. If you’re looking for that perfectly peachy glow, look no further than this spring’s hottest bronzer. Blend a light pink with a dab of bronzer and watch your face glow. 6.) Rose Eyelids This spring your cheeks will not be the only thing looking a little rosy. If the runway was any indication, rose infused eyelids are going to be a hot beauty trend this spring. Simply dash a bit of pinks along the eyelids or up until the brow for a bold new look. 7.) Abstract Liner Tend to be conservative when it comes to eyeliner? In spring 2016, it’s all about thinking outside of the lines. How to get the look? Play up the corners. Don’t be afraid this season to extend your liner beyond the corner of your eyes to add a dramatic flair. Or, opt for under eyeliner only for a subtle and seductive look. 8.) Full Brows Think twice before tweezing those eyebrows away. While perfectly thinned brows were once the hottest trend, it’s all about full, sleek brows this year. To give your brows a lift, simply use a light pencil to shade for a sophisticated look. 9.) Lined Lips Whether you’re rocking a natural beige or a bubblegum pink, you won’t want to forget the lip liner this season. Adding volume and sheen, lip liners are the perfect way to make any pair of lips pop while also keeping the color looking fresh. In fact, lip liner is the ideal tool for making sure your lip color lasts all day long. 10.) Nail Art Looking to make a statement this spring? If so, look no further than this season’s eye-catching nail art. Featuring vibrant colors, and glam galore, nail art is a simple way to make a bold statement. Whether you prefer ruby reds or orange hues, there’s a nail color for you this season. Love all things fashion and beauty? If so, you may also love a career in cosmetology. Offering a cosmetology diploma program, Florida Technical College can help you turn your passion into a reality. Ready to learn more? Click the link below to get started today. Request Information RELATED ARTICLES : The Hottest Hair Trends for Summer 2016 8 Simple Yet Stunning Nail Trends You Should Try This Spring  

Choosing Cosmetology Schools in Florida: What to look for

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by Florida Technical College

Choosing Cosmetology Schools in Florida: What to look for Good morning, class! We’re going to start the day with a one-question pop quiz! Don’t you just LOVE pop quizzes? What is the one obstacle that stands in the way of anyone who wants to become a cosmetologist in Florida? a) An education b) Money c) Time d) None of the above The correct answer is d), “None of the above.”   The one thing that stands in the way of anyone who wants to become a cosmetologist in Florida is passing the licensing exam. Understanding this fact will help in the selection of the right cosmetology school. Will the School Prepare Me to Pass the Licensing Exam? Don’t ever think of education as an obstacle. It is preparation. In this case, it is preparation not only for a specialized career in cosmetology, but to pass the licensing exam. Therefore, your initial consideration when choosing a cosmetology school in Florida is being certain that the school you choose will prepare you to pass the exam. For Florida Technical College, the answer is “Yes.” Course COS2006 is entitled Occupational Seminar/Board Exam Review. The exam is easy when you are prepared. Is Financial Aid Available? Here is an amazing statistic. “100% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs” for the FTC Cosmetology program. Money is available in the form of grants, scholarships and loans – and FTC will help you get it. Give FTC another “Yes.” Financial aid is available. We’ll help you find it. How Will I Find the Time? Finding a school that offers both day and evening classes, as well as flexible scheduling, is important for anyone who may have significant responsibilities outside of school. Does FTC qualify? Yes, it does. Is There Hands-On Training? Training in practical, hands-on skills is not really training if it does not include actual hands-on training. Nearly 25% of the Cosmetology program at FTC is hands-on lab or on-site experience. That’s the equivalent of seven 40-hour work weeks. Again, that’s a “Yes” for FTC. Real training on real people. Will I Get Personalized Attention? One of the biggest fears of students in any area of study is the fear of failure. It’s important to find a school that offers small classes that allow for the kind of personalized attention that transforms fear into confidence. That transformation is one of the most critical components of preparation. Rack up another “Yes” for FTC. Do the Instructors Have Expertise and Experience? The best teachers are the ones who have “been there/done that” experience. Only they are equipped to go beyond theory and technique and add the lessons that can only be taught from real-world experiences. FTC instructors are “industry experts with real-world experience.” Will I Be Able to Gain Practical Business Skills? This is especially important for those who hope to own and operate their own business. That’s why the best cosmetology schools in Florida offer courses in ethics, legal compliance and salon design and management, just like FTC does. There is nothing like being a cosmetologist and owning my own business. What Are My Chances for Finding a Job After Graduation? No one can answer that question, and ultimately, the level of success you achieve in school or after graduation is largely up to you. Nonetheless, the best cosmetology schools offer job placement services and their students have a high statistical rate of success. In the 2013-2014 school year, the job placement rate for students at our Deland campus was 100%. FTC qualifies again. May I Visit the Campus? Yes! Most definitely, “Yes!” In fact, we urge you to visit our Deland and Kissimmee campuses to see our modern facilities and meet our staff. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. Not to mention that you will be impressed. Click here to contact us. We would love to show you more about how we can prepare you for a successful career in Cosmetology. You will be amazed at the opportunities that await you at Florida Technical College.   RELATED ARTICLES : Cosmetology Schools in Florida: Hair Care and More Learn about Face Shapes at Florida Technical College

Learn about Face Shapes at Florida Technical College

Posted on August 11th, 2015 by Florida Technical College

Attention Cosmetology Students: They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But what if a customer walks into a salon, presents the stylist with a picture of a celebrity or model and asks for a cut and style just like the picture? Does she really know what she is asking? And is it the right thing to do? Beauty happens when the style matches the face shape. Anyone thinking about a career in cosmetology, especially as a hairstylist, should expect that this is actually going to happen a lot more than just once or twice. What Looks Good Doesn’t Always Look Good Just because a particular hairstyle looks good on Angelina Jolie, does not mean that the same style on any other woman is going to make her look like Angelina Jolie. In fact, it doesn’t even mean that the style will look good on that woman at all. You’re going to love how this style fits your face. While, on the one hand, the style that the customer wants may suit her just fine, it is also just as possible that it may not. An accomplished hairstylist will know immediately that although she can provide what the customer has requested, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the desired style will produce the desired effect. What Looks Good on One Face Doesn’t Always Look Good on Another Face One of the most critical fundamentals of hairstyle is understanding face shapes, because stylists need to understand which hairstyles are flattering for each face shape – and which are not. I like how my new style makes me look. Just how important is understanding face shapes relative to hairstyling? At Florida Technical College, we think it is extremely important. Check these phrases taken directly from styling course descriptions in our catalog: “haircut development according to individual’s characteristics” – COS1030 Haircutting I “according to individual conditions” – COS1100 Hair Care Principles “according to individual’s facial characteristics” – COS1130 Haircutting II   The emphasis at Florida Technical College is on understanding how to beautify based on each individual’s characteristics, especially the shapes of their faces. It’s Not What You Know or What You Can Do. It’s What You Do with What You Know. Sure, you can give her the Angelina Jolie cut, but ultimately she is going to be “the beholder.” Ultimately, what she wants to behold in the mirror is not Angelina Jolie. She wants to see a more beautiful version of herself. Can you make me look like Angelina Jolie? Stylists who understand what works and what does not work with various face shapes also understand how to deliver what is most flattering to their customers. It may not be possible, due to face shape, to deliver what the customer asks for, but knowing what to do and how to do it will be the learned skills that deliver what your customer really wants – to look beautiful. You can learn more about our cosmetology courses at www.ftccollege.edu. While you are visiting our website, you will be able to contact us. Someone is always available to answer your questions or even arrange for a visit to our Deland and Kissimmee campuses where you can meet faculty and administration and tour our modern facilities. From face shapes to hairstyles, FTC is ready to prepare you for a career in cosmetology. Lou Gutheil writes about a wide variety of subjects, including investments, immigration, technology, NGOs, and higher education marketing.   RELATED ARTICLES : 5 Hot Makeup Trends for Spring 2016 Choosing Cosmetology Schools in Florida: What to look for