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Staff Spotlight: Morgan Waugh

Posted on April 12th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

Crave Beauty Academy is full of staff and students with their own unique stories and backgrounds, and Morgan Waugh is no exception! She’s been with Crave for around six years, and makes a huge daily impact on the school and the students in it. She wears many different hats for Crave Beauty Academy, so you’ll likely bump into her all the time!


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Cosmetology Personality Traits

Posted on March 16th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

Are you trying to decide if cosmetology is the right career for you? Here’s a compilation the 5 most common personality traits we see in happy and successful cosmetologists:

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Staff Spotlight: Stacey Peters

Posted on March 14th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

alumni highlight feature
At Crave, our staff, students, and alumni are some of the hardest workers that we know. We are so honored that we get to work with them. Each day, members of Crave surprise us with their dedication and passion. We want to recognize those that go above and beyond. Stacey Peters is the Senior Director here at Crave. She’s an amazing worker and a friend to all. Today we want to take the time to recognize Stacey and the incredible person she is.
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Prom Looks Inspired by the 90s

Posted on March 8th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

Picture this: it’s 1999, you’re blasting “Kids In America” and channeling your inner Cher. It’s prom night, and you’re invincible. Your dress is bold and your confidence matches. This will be a night to remember. Now, fast forward to today. It’s 2018, it’s prom night, and you’re blasting “Kids in America” and channeling your inner Cher. That’s right! The 90s are back in fashion. Today we are talking our favorite prom looks inspired by the 90s. Let’s get started.

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Weekend at the Women’s Fair

Posted on February 26th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

At Crave Beauty Academy, exciting extracurricular events are just a normal part of what we do! Being active and engaged in the community and industry is important for helping our students be their best. In February we had the privilege of having alumnus Patrick Kilian join us at our women’s fair! The owner of Crave Beauty Academy, Kim McIntosh, attended school at Xenon with Patrick, and now they are both pursuing their dreams in the beauty world! Here we’ll look at a rundown of highlights from the event. Check out our events page to find out about more events coming this year!
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The Cosmetologist’s Survival Guide for St. Louis Missouri

Posted on January 15th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

While many of the students at Crave Beauty Academy are from the local area, we also have many students that will travel from out of town or out of state to learn cosmetology with us! If the St. Louis area is new to you, we have some recommendations for places and things that we think you’ll love as a fan of cosmetology. If you’re new to the area, we hope you’ll grow to love your new home as much as we do!
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Hot Hair Color Trends for the New Year

Posted on January 5th, 2018 - Written by: craveblog

With every new year comes a lot of fun things; parties, celebrations, goals, resolutions, and most importantly, new fashion. Every year brings something new for fashion gurus and hair junkies to swoon over. At Crave Beauty Academy, it’s important for our students to stay on top of what is happening in beauty and fashion – after all, it’s part of their future jobs. They are the ones who will be creating these looks for people through the life of their careers.
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What Will I Learn in my Esthetics Program?

Posted on December 6th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

If you’re just getting started into the wonderful world of esthetics, there’s so much for you to learn and experience! It’s a great field full of potential for so many people, and there are many reasons that people love it. Often times it’s unclear what an esthetician learns or does, so we want to go over some of the most important things that esthetician students learn so that you can feel prepared!

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Meet the Owner: Kim McIntosh

Posted on October 18th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

crave owner, Kim McIntosh

Kim holding the Newsmakers award from the Business Journal

What are the key ingredients that go into making a beauty school great? Staff members, instructors, and even the students play a role in whether or not a school is a success or a failure. All of these people are the ingredients of the beauty school, but the owner is the chef that brings all those ingredients together to create something special.
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What Is the Pivot Point Difference?

Posted on September 12th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

The curriculum offered by a beauty school will set it apart from its competitors. At Crave Beauty Academy, we recognize the importance of having an exceptional curriculum. Because of this, we have partnered with Pivot Point International as a Legacy Partner to ensure our students can have an amazing learning experience.

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