September 2008

Student Competitions Abound this Fall

Avant Garde Student Competition
September 21, 2008 | Riverside, Calif.

Riverside Community College and the Cosmetology Department present a student competition on Sunday September 21, 2008 at Riverside Community College, in Riverside, California.

The Competition is open to all Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetician and Manicurists Students with the theme Avant Garde Brides Through The Ages. Students will compete in teams of three and one model with 1st place trophies in categories of team total look, hair, nails, makeup and model.

Competitors can register with Rebecca Kessler by calling 951-222-8184 or emailing

Nino Faggiano Student Team Competition
October 12, 2008 | Santa Cruz, Calif.

Some of California’s best cosmetology students will descend on the Cocoanut Grove in Santa Cruz on Oct. 12, 2008 to take part in the 14th annual Nino Faggiano Student Team Competition. This year’s category is Fantasy and the theme is Mardi Gras.

The Central Bay Cosmetology Association, which is producing the event, will mail competition packets to all schools or visit to download a packet.

Watching and learning from one other prepares students for the highly competitive salon environment.

For more information, call Ray Sanchez at 408-683-4131 or