Category: Cosmetology

March 15, 2021

What Is a Cosmetologist?

Wondering what a day in the life of a cosmetologist is like? Read our blog to learn what services cosmetologists can perform, career opportunities, benefits of the industry, and more!

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March 6, 2021


Pivot Point Academy is proud to announce Shanna will run a HANDS-ON CLASS (4 CEU hour credited) to start our 2021 Continuing Education Classes for Cosmetology with a focus on Highlights. Are you looking to create the perfect money piece but struggle with it looking blended? Upgrade your lightener game with this hands-on class featuring…

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January 10, 2021

Parent’s Guide to Beauty School

We applaud you for taking an interest in your child’s education and future career. A strong support system is key for your child to be successful on this journey. We know they will appreciate your guidance in choosing a career and supporting them while they are in school. In our Academy we like to connect…

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January 2, 2021

Guest VIP Treatment 2021

VIPs – Join our Gold Membership Programs at our Student Salon, Spa, and Barber Clinic in Bloomingdale, IL. Sample services you haven’t tried before, receive You’ll enjoy Priority Service appointments, and take advantage of great savings on all Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Barbering services as well as our retail products like those used during your services,…

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December 21, 2020

Cosmetology – Exciting Facts

Cosmetology is never one dimensional or just limited to techniques. When you master the foundation of techniques this will enable you to grow creatively and allow you to create more than a style. Your passion and purpose will change the way people will feel about themselves. Enjoy reading the following 5 facts about Cosmetology. You…

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December 14, 2020

Hair Texturizing Techniques Taught in Cosmetology Classes

Hair texturizing refers to the diverse range of haircutting and texturizing techniques used to construct bouncing, voluminous, and layered hair. Our school for cosmetologists relays the latest techniques in areas such as layering, thinning, point cutting, and more. Cosmetologists that are obtaining their cosmetology degree from our program will be able to apply different haircutting…

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10 Popular Hairstyles for Women in 2020

Changing up your hairstyle and hair color is an easy way to change up your entire look in 2020. Just like clothing, hairstyles and colors go in cycles. What used to be popular in the 1920s is popular now, just look at the comeback that bobs have made! If you are looking for some hair…

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December 12, 2020

Business Training

Learn the business skills for the career of your dreams and increase your Salon Readiness. Love what you do and make money doing it Gone are the days a service is all that matters. To be successful in this industry, you need in-depth business training to prepare you for a prosperous future. At Pivot Point…

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January 16, 2020

Techniques Used By Hair Stylists to Texturize Hair

Chunking Shears – Similar to blending/thinning shears, chunking shears applies the same application, however, chunking shears are designed to take off more hair than thinning shears. This device is especially beneficial for texturizing thicker and curlier hair types. Finishing Shears – The final instrument for texturizing hair, finishing shears are used after creating texturized hair…

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Top 8 Hair Coloring Techniques

Color Your Hair in More Ways Than One The question is always lingering in the back of our heads: “What hair color should I try next?” Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or a drastic hair color to refresh your life  —  coloring your hair is always a way to give yourself the spark you’ve…

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