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  • Beauty Careers: What Can Beauty School Training Offer Me?
    February 4, 2021

    Have you ever wanted to be the Molly Ringwald to someone’s Ally Sheedy (like in The Breakfast Club)? The person who helps give people makeovers to discover a look for themselves they never thought possible? Well, if that sounds fun, wait until we tell you about the getting paid part. Yes, nabbing a career in […]

  • The FAFSA Is Your Student Aid Friend!
    January 20, 2021

    Are you thinking about going to beauty school but are worried about the cost? Fear not: You may qualify for many federal grants, loans, and other forms of beauty school financial aid! You can begin learning more by filling out and filing the FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. That’s right: all you have […]

  • Hair Extension Futures In-demand
    January 14, 2021

    Hair Extension Classes  Did you ever wonder how celebrities manage to look different every time they appear at a new event? They hire skilled hairstylists who know how to install hair extensions. Hair extensions can add volume, length, and even a new color, making them one of the easiest ways to help a client make […]

  • The Growing Demand For Beauty Trade School Grads in 2020
    December 16, 2020

    Beauty Degree is Your Path to a Better Future! According to Forbes, America needs trade school graduates now. A career in the beauty industry could be your ticket to financial security! Why? Annual beauty industry spending in the US is $523 billion. The average American woman spends nearly a quarter of a million dollars on […]

  • Cosmetology Requirements: Learn What It Takes to Become a Cosmetologist
    June 3, 2020

    What Does It Take to Become a Cosmetologist? Are you the first one of your friends to try a new hairstyle or lipstick shade? Are you doing other people’s hair in your mind as they walk by? Do strangers tell you they love your hair, nails, or make-up? Then it’s time to consider cosmetology school! […]

  • Employment Opportunities: Jobs in the beauty industry
    May 6, 2020

    Beyond the Salon: The Wide World of Beauty Careers If you want to have as much fun as Queen Latifah in Beauty Shop, then a job in a salon is a great option. But did you know that there are countless opportunities in many fields for those with in-demand cosmetology skills? What can you do with […]

  • Access to Online Cosmetology Education
    April 16, 2020

    Stuck at Home? Start a New Cosmetology Career! In an uncertain world, you can still take steps toward your future no matter where you are today! Start your cosmetology career online and get a head start on a new career from the comfort and safety of your own home! TSPA knows that students want the best education […]

  • Tips For Taking Online Beauty Classes
    April 16, 2020

    During the peak of the 2020 pandemic, The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) launched temporary distance learning or temporary online learning for our Rapid City esthetician program and cosmetology programs. We were all a little stressed and adapting to the new world had to be done efficiently, and as quickly as possible. To make your transition […]

  • Why Traditional College isn’t the Answer
    February 14, 2020

    While college is certainly appropriate for some students and a prerequisite for some professions, crippling student debt, lack of job opportunities, and growing interest in pursuing passions outside the university path are driving students to explore a skills-based education. “The skills gap is the number one problem American businesses face”, said Mark Zandi, chief economist […]

    February 14, 2020

    The beauty school franchise, The Salon Professional Academy, has opened a new location in Rapid City, SD. Ron and Wendy Beaumont acquired the former business, Black Hills Beauty College, and are transforming everything from the education and skills taught to students, to the brand, salon services and professional retail products available for sale. Wendy, an […]

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