Updating Your Makeup for Fall

To me, fall is the most beautiful season of the year. During this amazing time, I love to travel to a nearby mountain town in order to look at the colorful leaves on the trees. Besides shopping for new clothes, I also strive to update my makeup when the weather gets cooler outdoors. I prefer wearing pastel colors of makeup such as pink, peach, and lavender during the spring and summer months. However, when fall arrives, I like to start wearing darker, richer shades of color such as red, burgundy, and amethyst. These darker shades of makeup complement the black, chocolate brown, and gray colors of fall clothing in my closet. On this blog, I hope you will discover smart tips to help you update your makeup collection for fall. Enjoy!

A Few Things You Probably Did Not Know About Cosmetology Programs


People generally are not aware of how a cosmetology program works. They do know that you can learn a lot about hair, make-up, and skincare, but there are other things about these programs that you may not know. A few of these things may surprise you, while others might make you nod and say, "Yes, that makes sense." Here are just a few examples regarding the unknown or uncommonly known things as they relate to cosmetology programs.

You Can Enter Beauty School as Young as 16

Some beauty school programs take applicants as young as 16 and even more take applicants who are only 17. Because most technical and vocational college programs will not take anyone under 18 and without a GED or high school diploma, cosmetology schools are closing this poverty gap by offering young students a chance to excel in a career before the students turn 18. In other areas, high schools partner with beauty schools to offer vocational training in this field while keeping kids in traditional school classes and helping them graduate.

Most Programs DO NOT Require a High School Diploma

While it certainly helps to have a high school diploma or GED when applying to a cosmetology program, many of these programs and their affiliated schools of beauty do not require it. If you dropped out of high school a long time ago and now you plant to re-enter the workforce with some job training, beauty school could be your golden ticket. Some beauty schools even assist non-traditional students (e.g., older adults and seniors) with getting a GED by offering post-school training and financial support, so it is worth looking into a beauty school program.

Beauty Schools and Cosmetology Programs Offer Financial Aid

When you look at the cost of a cosmetology program in a beauty school setting, your jaw may drop. It is not so much your instruction or class time as it is the materials needed to carry you through every class. Your materials are essentially your text books, which is why this is expensive. The good news is twofold. First, your materials can be used not only for class, but also for your career once you land a job in a salon. Second, almost every beauty school and cosmetology program offers financial aid packages, making it a very affordable, attractive (literally!) and reasonable choice.

Check out a school like Western Hills School Of Beauty & Hair Design to learn more about cosmetology programs.


25 January 2017