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May 2018

Skills USA State Competition 2018

Skills USA Colorado State Competition for Cosmetologists, Barbers, Estheticians, and Nail Technicians was held at International Salon and Spa Academy on April 19th.   Students from International Salon and Spa Academy’s High School and College programs participated. Each student had to present a prepared resume, take a written Skills USA knowledge test, and a written knowledge test for their program.  Each Cosmetology and Barber student had to complete an updo style, a 180 degree long layer haircut with style, a 90 degree haircut with style and a men’s clipper fade cut and style. Estheticians completed a basic facial, basic makeup, and fantasy makeup.  Nail Technicians completed a basic manicure, Acrylic demonstration, and Nail Art.

ISSA Barber college student Dalton Rozell won 2nd place for Barbering

ISSA Esthetic college student Kjersten Roberts won 2nd place for Esthetics

ISSA Hairstylist High School student Madison Heimlich won 1st place for Cosmetology.

ISSA High School team won the leadership competition for Opening and Closing Ceremonies.  This team consisted of Madison Heimlich, Jamie Allen, Daisy Pavon, Katherine Norton, Norma Morales, Alondra Hermosillo, and Mackenzie Mahla

Madison will be competing at the Skills USA Nationals in June in Louisville Kentucky.

Congratulations to all of our participants and winners!

May 2018 Careers in Motion Event

Careers in Motion – our twice a year student/alumni/industry professional engaged career fair was held May 1, 2018.  76 salon/spa/industry partners with 167 professionals were onsite to conduct interviews, watch technical demonstrations, and network with the current students and 24 alumni that were present.  The event takes months of planning and preparation by the students.  They create their industry friendly resumes, portfolios, and practice their technical skills so that they are ready to meet their potential employers.

Some current students and alumnus were interviewed and hired that day.  Others scheduled interviews and have since been hired.  It was a fun event and everyone was able to network and gain experience with others in the industry

Thank you to all the students, alumnus, industry professionals and partners, and staff who participated.  We truly appreciate your dedication and support of this wonderful industry!

May 2018 Salon and Spa Specials

May is a busy month. Take time out of your crazy schedule for a little pampering at International Salon and Spa Academy.

Updo special – $15

Highlight with 20 foils – $25

Brow or lip wax – $3

O2 facial – $20

Men’s basic pedicure – $10

One Minute Manicure – $2

Prom Make Over Special continues – $65, includes updo, makeup with take home makeup palette, spa manicure and pedicure with take home polish

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