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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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About Crave Beauty Academy

Posted on November 15th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog


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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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What Does a Nail Technician Do?

Posted on August 15th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

A nail technician is someone who is licensed to beautify people’s hands and feet in a variety of ways. They do more than just simple manicures or pedicures. Some of the services a nail technician might provide include:

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What is Cosmetology?

Posted on August 14th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

Cosmetology is a word that is thrown around and used to describe a lot of different things. When most people think of the word “cosmetology,” they often just think of people who cut hair. While cutting hair is one aspect of what cosmetologists do, there’s a lot more to it than that. So what is cosmetology? What are all the different aspects that fall under the cosmetology umbrella?

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Top Traits of a Great Cosmetologist

Posted on August 8th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

What does it take to be a cosmetologist? There are lots of ingredients that go into making someone a great cosmetologist, but some can be more important than others. The following are some of the traits that can mean you are destined for a career in cosmetology.

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8 Reasons Why Cosmetology Is a Great Career

Posted on August 7th, 2017 - Written by: craveblog

Being creative and making visions a reality is a huge part of being a cosmetologist. Everyday you work you may have the opportunity to use your imagination and create styles and looks that are fresh and fun! Being a cosmetologist can be a fast paced and rewarding career. Here are 10 reasons why:

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