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  1. 3 Traits of a Successful Cosmetologist

    September 10, 2019 by barbara

    You may have wondered if you have what it takes to become a cosmetologist and f you could be successful in this business venture. Becoming a cosmetologist requires rigorous training as well as serious business smarts. If you are interested in this profession, consider the three traits of a successful cosmetologist to know if this job is a right fit for you.

    Business Savvy

    A large part of being a cosmetologist is fully managing or assisting with managing a business. Even if you are not the business owner, you will likely have to take payments from clients and book appointments. You must have knowledge of business practices and feel comfortable constantly learning more about this side of cosmetology.

    Client Centered

    Above all, you must be willing to listen to your clients’ requests and concerns and give your best effort in achieving the look they desire. Taking charge of someone’s hairstyle is a very important responsibility, and you must be willing to accept constructive criticism in order to better your techniques. Keeping clients happy is perhaps the most important step in becoming a successful cosmetologist.

    Eager To Learn

    You may have a client come in requesting a treatment that you are unfamiliar with. You may learn that there are better products on the market that can help you better please your clients. You must be willing and eager to learn about new advancements and new trends in cosmetology. If you are unwilling to research hair treatments so that you can perform them to the best of your ability, you are showing your clients that you do not value their patronage.

    Cosmetology can be a rewarding career with its own set of challenges along the way. If you are interested in becoming a cosmetologist, consider if you have the traits that are needed to become successful in this field of study.


  2. Rice Krispies Treats Cooking Kit

    January 19, 2011 by barbara

    Here is something fun for the kids to do at home – Rice Krispies Treats Cooking Kit.  It features a cute step-by-step recipe book with 10 recipes, four colour-coded spoons and cups, a mixing bowl, a microwavable pan and a kid plastic knife.  Just get some rice krispies and have loads of fun.  Great for some bonding time in the kitchen.   Available at FredFlare.com.

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  3. Gift For 6 Year Old and Up

    July 8, 2010 by barbara

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    If you are looking for a gift for a 6 year old, here is something which you may want to consider.  The Playful Chef Cooking Kits consists of kid-sized tools such as kitchen scissors, measuring spoons, sand timer, whisk, wooden spoon, spatula and pastry brush.  Also included are 5 easy to follow laminated recipe cards and a kid-sized baking pan as well as mixing bowl.   A great way to teach the children about cooking in the kitchen.    The Playful Chef Cooking Kit is packed into a cute vinyl backpack.  Available at Organize.com.