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  • Makeup Artist Careers: The Shift
    March 15, 2023

    Did you know that the mean annual wage for makeup artists in 2021 was more than $120,000? With a number like that, this is a career that you should consider if you work in the beauty industry. These professionals are employed in the entertainment industry, typically working in the film or theater industry, although other […]

  • Score MARCH MADNESS Specials!
    March 14, 2023

    It’s a SLAM DUNK to score a FREE TREATMENT and MORE! It’s finally here and we’re excited to play during the month of March! The best part, EVERYONE is a WINNER! March 1 – March 31 Take A Shot & Score a FREE Treatment (50% off if you miss) And Shoot for 25% OFF Retail (15% […]

  • 2023 Salon Industry Trends For Beauty Bosses
    February 4, 2023

    Transforming your client’s ‘do from drab to fab and watching her gaze in amazement at her reflection afterward is a joy you’ll never get tired of. But that’s not the only reason you’re proud to call yourself a beauty boss. Research shows that the demand for hairstylists in America is slated to jump by 11% […]

  • Cosmetology School: Do You Get Paid While Training
    December 22, 2022

    Can I Get Paid During Cosmetology School? Cosmetology school training is a fun, exciting experience for anyone that wants to pursue a career in the beauty and cosmetics industry. While the value of the knowledge you gain in cosmetology school is immense, people often struggle to answer one question: will I earn an income in […]

  • Goals: Becoming a Beauty Entrepreneur
    December 4, 2022

    Goals To Consider if You Want To Become a Beauty Entrepreneur Did you know that there are over 580 million entrepreneurs in the world? Are you thinking about becoming one of them with starting your own salon?  Although an exciting venture, there are things to consider when starting a salon that you need to take […]

  • Finding A Beauty Program That’s Right For You – Admissions is Your Friend
    November 20, 2022

    Few industries are more exciting than the beauty business. That’s because there’s no shortage of new things to learn, you get to work in an energetic environment, help make people look amazing, and earn an impressive income. The key to getting started as a cosmetologist is to find a beauty program that will help you […]

  • The 5 Benefits of Trade School
    November 4, 2022

    Starting a career can be exciting yet overwhelming. This is especially true when you’re young and trying to decide what to do with your life. Or perhaps you’re tired of your current job and have begun thinking about a change of direction.  There are plenty of options for continuing your education, including going to college […]

  • Fears & Self Doubt: Imposter Syndrome, Overcoming It
    October 20, 2022

    Have you always dreamed of a career in the beauty world? If so, you understand that it takes a lot of talent, passion for making people look their best, and a willingness to work hard. You might experience or need to overcome imposter syndrome, or as we like to call it, overcoming some fears and […]

    October 4, 2022

    Have you always dreamed of owning a salon? Becoming an entrepreneur can be exciting, but it’s a stressful experience. That’s because you are now in charge of making your vision successful. And yet that’s also the part of starting a small business that’s so incredibly exciting. The key is to understand how to build a […]

  • The Magic & Psychology Behind Makeovers
    September 20, 2022

    Do you invest a lot of time and effort trying to look your best? If so, you’re not alone. After all, most people want to look great, yet this doesn’t usually happen by accident. The key to healthy-looking skin is understanding how to develop a quality makeup routine, which includes make overs that can help […]

  • Chair Rental vs. Hourly: Which Method of Income Is Right For You?
    September 4, 2022

    The demand for beauty professionals is projected to increase by 19% from 2020 to 2030. As a new graduate, you probably don’t know where to start building your career. The first and most important step in entering the world of hairdressing is to figure out which method of income is suitable for you.  There are […]

  • 4 Tips on Getting Salon Care Services Done at a Beauty School
    August 20, 2022

    4 Reasons For Services at TSPA Appleton For many, going to the salon for some beauty maintenance services is an important part of their self-care routine. Whether you’re getting a haircut or a manicure, you always leave feeling better and more relaxed.   But getting to the salon isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Between […]

  • Your Beauty School Tour Checklist
    August 4, 2022

    You’re ready to take the next big step in a cosmetology career – exploring schools. Beauty school tours are an opportunity that shouldn’t simply be about sightseeing. Let’s go over how to approach these all-important events.  What should I take on my beauty school tour? Come to the tour prepared. You will want to bring: […]

  • 5 Tuition Tips for Hacking Back Tuition Costs
    July 22, 2022

    You’ve been dreaming and planning to attend beauty school. You’re dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s with every ounce of excitement until you realize you have to figure out how to pay for it.  Accredited cosmetology schools can cost anywhere from $15,000 to $20,000+.  You may feel some sticker shock seeing these numbers, but […]

  • 9 Advantages of a Career in Cosmetology
    July 15, 2022

    By 2030, employment in the Cosmetology industry is expected to grow by 19%. Cosmetologists apply beauty treatments that treat hair, skin, and nails.  Do you love all things beauty, being creative, and being outside of the standard office environment? If so, Cosmetology school may be right for you. Check out nine advantages to working as […]

  • Hello Sunshine!
    June 20, 2022

      HELLO SUNSHINE is here☀️  • Hello sunshine is an amazing campaign we are hosting June 6 through June 25. During this time all men’s haircuts are $10, all eyebrow waxes are five dollars, a s’more‘s indulgence facial is only $22, and a clear shine hair gloss is only $25. ••BUT THIS ISN’T EVEN THE […]

  • Acidic Bonding Concentrate for Damaged Hair
    March 23, 2022

    Is your hair damaged? Looking for a way to eliminate frustrating hair concerns? Learn more about Redken’s Acidic Bonding Concentrate What Shampoo is the Best For Helping Damaged Hair? Its extremely important to remember that as frustrating as it is when your hair becomes dried out or damaged, you can repair it by adding hydration […]

  • Lashes Make Everything Better! Eyelash Extensions 101
    March 23, 2022

    There is nothing quite like waking up each morning, getting ready for the day, and walking out the door with perfect lashes. Between the busy lives we live, meetings, and being on go with our families there are many benefits to investing in eyelash extensions, after all, that is what most women want to have: […]

  • Come Meet our Student Skin Care Specialists
    March 8, 2022

      The skin undergoes many changes throughout time, and many factors influence them. One of these is the climate. As the seasons change into winter and temperatures start to drop, the cold, dry air can significantly impact the state of your skin. That’s why it’s normal for people to switch up their skincare routines and […]

  • Redken Scholarship
    February 25, 2022

    Redken has established a scholarship program for students enrolled or accepted to a participating franchise location of The Salon Professional Academy. The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined […]

  • How to be an Amazing Mom While in Beauty School
    February 7, 2022

    How to be an Amazing Mom While in Beauty School Jenna L a current student is doing an AMAZING job balancing being a mom and a student A beneficial decision for your future career prospects, beauty school teaches the techniques and skills needed to be a successful cosmetologist, though if you are also balancing your […]

  • Skills Cosmetologist Should Know
    February 7, 2022

    Skills Cosmetologist Should Know Delaney- Current Student For decades, cosmetologists have been bringing beauty into the world through their detailed techniques and eye for style. Between pedicures and haircuts, cosmetologists are trained in a wide variety of skill sets across the beauty space that requires both strong attention to detail and high precision. Below, we […]

  • How to Manage Home life and Beauty School
    February 1, 2022

    Wendy and her children (Cosmetology alumni) As you get ready to start your cosmetology training, you need to keep a healthy balance between home life and beauty school. With the rise of remote learning, many in cosmetology school struggle to balance children, work, and other commitments, while staying organized to tackle beauty school. Read on […]

  • Is Cosmetology School Worth it?
    January 27, 2022

    Is Cosmetology School Worth It?   Do you have a keen interest in the beauty industry? Perhaps haircare, makeup, nails or skincare are one of your passions? You might be a perfect fit for cosmetology school!   Cosmetology school is a great way of learning to hone these skills face-to-face with experts. Instead of learning […]

  • Stepping Up: How Can You Become a Boss in the Beauty Industry?
    January 12, 2022

    Becoming a Leader in the Beauty Industry. Saying Yes, to Becoming an Entrepreneur The beauty world has grown extensively in recent years, but it’s also become one of the most competitive industries to work in. With a global revenue amounting to more than $532 billion, the US currently tops the market with an impressive 20% share. The […]

  • 2022 New: Year, Career and Friends
    January 5, 2022

    Come See Why Career Changers, High School Grads, College Attendees & Artists Are Falling in Love With The Beauty Industry! At The Salon Professional Academy of Appleton you are the artistic creator of your education. Instead of being required to follow a path laid down by others, YOU will be mentored by exceptional educators to […]

  • AACS 2021 Golden School Awards
    December 30, 2021

    Bridging Community & The Beauty Industry at The Salon Professional Academy, Appleton Announcing the winner of the inaugural Community Involvement Golden School Award, The Salon Professional Academy in Appleton. TSPA Appleton is committed to making a difference in the lives of their students and within the community that so graciously supports them. They believe that […]

  • Introducing our Aesthetics Class
    December 7, 2021

    Welcome Our Aesthetics Class! The Salon Professional Academy Appleton is excited to introduce our brand new class of future skincare therapists! Trained on Circada skincare line our students help transform some of the most challenging skin conditions.   With the humidity of summer gone and the brutal cold weather settling in, your skin is bound […]

  • Please Meet Circadia: Our New Skincare Line!
    November 19, 2021

    Learning to Give Facials Using Circada The Salon Professional Academy esthetic students learn to provide healing & corrective skincare treatments using the incredibly advanced Circada skincare line. Circada: The Skincare Line That Uses Your Circadian Rhythms Have you met our new skincare line, Circadia? If you haven’t now is the opportunity to see what amazing […]

  • Gift Joyfully!
    November 5, 2021

    Perfect Holiday Gifts: The Best Deals on Holiday Gift Cards Give Beautifully: It’s that time of year again, our gift cards are back and just as good as last year! If your wanting to spoil someone (or yourself) this Christmas season from November 15th 2021 till December 24th 2021 stop on in and take apart […]

  • We Need Your Help!
    October 12, 2021

    Our Chemical Relaxation Class spent the day learning about ProsperU and the importance of Product Knowledge, Marketing, the whys behind customer connection and retail sales. All the students teamed up with each other to help create product displays of products that can have profound impact on your hair. We need your help deciding which of […]

  • Beautiful Futures!
    September 23, 2021

    November Cosmetology Classes As the dreamy relaxing days of summer quickly come to an end, you might be stuck between wanting a few more blissful days of summer yet also feeling refreshed and ready to start something new. Fall is all about getting a jump start on fun adventures, starting new things and setting goals. […]

  • Passion to Career: Why Choose a Trade School
    August 31, 2021

    Seniors it’s the start of the new year and with that comes taking those next steps to find the right fit for you after high school. For some of you that is a 4-year university or a technical program and for many it is completing a program in a trade school which allows you to […]

  • 2021 Redken Scholarship Winners
    August 27, 2021

    Determination, dedication, perseverance, and passion is all it takes to make your dreams come true. During the time students are at The Salon Professional Academy in Appleton there are multiple opportunities to apply for a wide range of scholarships to help make their total career investment in school a little less intimidating. One opportunity that […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pell Grants for Cosmetology School: What to Know
    July 31, 2021

    Traditional 4-year college isn’t for everyone. More and more students are choosing to pursue jobs in the beauty industry. But, even jobs in the beauty industry require school. Cosmetology school, to be exact. You may be thinking, since it’s a beauty program, that you have to pay 100% of the cost yourself.  Well, before you […]

  • Finley’s Legacy Toy Drive
    July 9, 2021

    “Every Child is a different kind of flower, and all together, make this world a beautiful garden.” . This month TSPA Appleton is hosting a month long event to collect Toys and monetary donations to donate to The Children’s Hospital of WI, in Honor of Finley Baier. . Finley had a huge heart and a […]

  • Graduate Cosmetology Salon Ready: Your Guide To Success
    June 9, 2021

    Mapping a Successful Future For You Cosmetology Career Pursuing your dreams takes guts, gumption, and grace. While you need to give yourself a lot of grace as you make mistakes (we all do), the guts and gumption are harder to come by. Are you feeling nervous about attending cosmetology school? Banish the nerves with the […]

  • TSPA Appleton Voted The Best Beauty School At This Years SPEC Awards
    May 21, 2021

    Voted The Best Beauty School At This Years SPEC Awards Ceremony, TSPA Appleton Awarding Beauty School: TSPA Appleton Sweeps The Awards During the Annual SPEC Awards Banquet Strength. Bravery. Determination. Persistence. Unstoppable. Are a few words to describe The Salon Professional Academy Appleton and the AMAZING team that came together to achieve great things over […]

  • Seniors, say Goodbye to Highschool and Hello to College!!
    May 3, 2021

    Seniors it is almost time to say goodbye to high school and hello to college Come develop your Cosmetology skills and creativity with our talented educators Grow your Cosmetology business and marketing skills that include social media to maximize your earning potential Get a student kit full of professional tools and technology to enhance your […]

  • TSPA Redken Scholarships
    April 28, 2021

    Scholarships For Education Redken 5th Avenue NYC, the number one professional product brand in America, has created a scholarship program specifically for qualified participating TSPA’s. As part of their exclusive recognition of the education provided at The Salon Professional Academy franchise locations, Redken makes available, for those who qualify, scholarship opportunities ranging from $600-$1000 each. […]

  • Covid-19 Info
    April 13, 2021

    Updated April 13th, 2021: Just a friendly reminder TSPA Appleton’s policies for COVID are still in place.   > Please arrive about 5 mins before your scheduled appointment to get your temperature taken > Please refrain from bringing guests with you to your scheduled appointment (this includes children) > Masks are required to enter the […]

  • How to Choose Successful Beauty Careers for Creating Your Business
    March 15, 2021

    Beauty Careers With A Cosmetology License  Whether you’re wondering how to get into the beauty industry or just curious about how it works, we think you’ll find our student culture, innovative educators, and programs inspiring and hopefully, a little encouraging enough to take your first step. Beauty careers change people’s lives, and cosmetology is no […]

  • 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 […]

  • Is a Cosmetology Career a Good Idea for Me?
    January 20, 2021

    According to Forbes, beauty is a $532 billion industry and growing. With this growth, exciting, new technologies have emerged, shaping the beauty industry. Virtual consults, A.I., and social media are just a few of the advances transforming the industry. You may be wondering, “Is a cosmetology career a good idea?” The answer is a definite […]

  • Hair Extension Futures In-demand
    January 5, 2021

    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 a dramatic transformation […]

  • The Right Help For Your Tuition Costs
    December 30, 2020

    The FAFSA Is Your Financial Aid Friend! 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 financial aid! You can find out by filling out and filing the FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. That’s […]

  • Best Classes To Take Before Attending Cosmetology School
    December 22, 2020

    What is some advice for becoming a cosmetologist? Working in the beauty industry goes well beyond style, trends and color forecasting—there is a massive education component involved.  Which classes will help me get into cosmetology school? It is important to love what you do and to set yourself up for success, no doubt. While most […]


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