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Top Ten Tips to Kill It in a Hair Competition

So you’re lurking on the sidelines, wondering whether it’s worth it to put your pride, time, energy and cash on the line and enter a hair competition. Our answer: Abso-flippin-lutely, it’s worth it! Hair competitions are amazing outlets for you improve your technique, step up your styling game, and flaunt your mad creativity.

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Douglas J Alum Files

Celebrity Stylist Ryan Cotton

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Much More Than Wearing Pink

During October, when everyone from the NFL to major airlines turn pink, we’re feeling especially proud that Douglas J Aveda Institutes and Salons — and our brand partner, Aveda Corp. — have a long and strong history supporting breast cancer research, prevention, and awareness.

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The High-End Salon Training You Won’t Get Anywhere Else (Why we teach Aveda Rituals of Renewal)

When you’re attending Douglas J (or any other Aveda Institute) you’re learning an insane amount of information. That should come as no surprise. Aveda Institutes prep their students for jobs in super upscale salons and spas (not to mention in fashion shows, photo shoots, theater, film — wherever your ambitions take you).

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Ten Outside-The-Box Jobs You Can Pursue With A Cosmetology License

Congratulations on choosing to enter one of the most marketable fields in today’s economy! There are so many things you can do if you hold a cosmetology license. Working as a stylist in a salon is the most common career path directly out of school — and while that’s a great gig, there are other ways you can trade your cosmetology skills for a paycheck. Here are our top 10 alternative ways to use your cosmetology license, and the types of personalities that excel in them.

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Five(+) Ways A Hairstyle Can Change A Person’s Life

Yes, beauty professionals make it their mission to improve their clients’ appearance, but that doesn’t mean the positive change they can make stops there. Here are five ways that a hairstyle can make an awesome, so-much-more-than-skin-deep difference in a person’s life.

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Douglas J Makes Million Dollar Announcement to Benefit Veterans

How do you thank someone for putting his or her life on the line? For sacrificing everything for our freedom? Scott Weaver, President of Douglas J Companies was asking himself those very questions when he realized, the best way to thank someone and his or her family for their service, is to offer those families A Fresh Start on Service.

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Douglas J Aveda Institute Offers Discounted Beauty Services

Douglas J Aveda Institute Offers Discounted Beauty Services July 17, 2013 By JenniferDouglas J Aveda Institute is an upscale beauty school located at 516 S. Gay Street. Students perform...

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Douglas J CEO Scott Weaver and Pro Bass Fisherman Chad Pipkens Make Big Splash With Fishing Competition

For Immediate Release: 24 April 2013 MEDIA CONTACT: Chuniq Inpower Digital Communications Coordinator, Douglas J Companies M: 517.897.6325, chuniq.inpower@douglasj.com Douglas J CEO Scott Weaver and Pro Bass Fisherman Chad Pipkens Make Big Splash With Fishing Competition Fish-A-Thon Competition...

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Scott Weaver and Randy Stein Earth Month PSA

Douglas J's Public Service Announcement for The Alliance for the Great Lakes Featuring Scott Weaver and Randy Steinlisten here click to donate

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