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Q | | R BUILDING MOMENTUM: CAREERS IN BEAUTY SHINING IN THE SPOTLIGHT Susan Miller, Fo u n d er , Ewi n g Mi l l er C o m m u n i c a t i o n s C Above. Brig Van Osten, winner of Shear Genius 3 Right. Ted Gibson, Beauty Changes Lives spokesperson, and John Harms, Millennium Harms founder and CEO Coast to coast, momentum is building for Beauty Changes Lives. From the fashion world’s most glamorous runways to elegant events hosted by beauty schools, careers in beauty are shining in the spotlight. Read on for a recap of just some of the ways Beauty Changes Lives is captivating the interest of the industry and the public. with beauty school students his perspective on the industry that has changed his life. March 5: BE-Cause, New York City Millennium Harms Software hosted a starstudded evening at the Tela Salon in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District with a BE-Cause fundraiser benefitting Beauty Changes Lives. Nearly 250 beauty professionals graced the red carpet and shared their own inspiring “BE” words, reflecting their passion for the industry. Their personal “BEs” included “BE fabulous, “BE extraordinary,” and “BE delicious.” Beauty Changes Lives spokesperson Ted Gibson headlined the event that raised $5,500 to fund beauty school scholarships. Brig Van Osten, winner of Shear Genius 3, was among those who urged attendees to give generously to support tomorrow’s beauty professionals. “We are so appreciative of Millennium Harms founder and CEO John Harms and the entire Millennium team for creating this fundraiser in support of Beauty Changes Lives. Their generosity created an event that will provide opportunities for tomorrow’s beauty professionals to enter the industry,” said Jim Cox, executive director of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools. February 9: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, New York City Beau Beauty Changes Lives spokesperson Ted Gibson invited four beauty school students Gibs to ac accompany him behind the scenes at the Rachel Roy fall collection show. Backstage, Rach the s students experienced the creative energy of ha hairstylists, makeup artists and manicurists preparing the models for their walk down the runway. A strong believer in the dow power of mentoring, Ted generously shared pow March 14: America’s Beauty Show, Chicago, Illinois The supportive, mentoring spirit of the beauty industry took center stage during the Student Assembly Beauty Changes Lives presentation at America’s Beauty Show in Chicago on March 14. Students were challenged and inspired by the beauty icons who shared personal stories of how beauty has transformed their lives. Industry professionals encouraged tomorrow’s beauty professionals to dream big and discussed how the 56 | B EA U TYLIN K | P E RSE VE RE | 2 0 1 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty Link - Volume 3, Issue 2

Beauty Link - volume 3, issue 2
Message From the AACS President and CEA Chair
The Workings of Washington
Confident Constituent: Contacting Your Legislator with Poise
CEA Annual Convention: Share Your Passion
Social Savvy Ways to Create Meaningful Conversations and Connections
Beauty Schools 101
The Spirit of Service Award
Overcoming Challenges: Stories of Inspiration
Voices From the Classroom
New Opportunity for Associate Members
NEW AACS Member Benefits: Health Insurance and Online Employee Training
Superstar Graduates
Nature’s Wrath: Schools’ Stories of Surviving the Unpredictable
The Multicultural Corner
Teaching Payoffs: ROI
The Rumor Mill Can Grind You Up
Beauty Changes Lives
Upcoming 2011-2012 Events
People & Places
New Products & Services
New School Members
Associate Member Profiles
Join AACS!
Index to Advertisers/

Beauty Link - Volume 3, Issue 2