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November 14, 2023

2023 JD Academy Hosts Hair and Skin Show

Contests, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Events, Giving Back, Local News, Newsletter, Student Life, Student Stories, The Experience, The Industry

The JD Academy, Hair/Skin Show was the brainchild of our president and owner, Ms. Janet Paradiso. A collaboration of well-known professionals in the industry was to bring their talents, education, and worldly experience to Danville, California. Invitations were sent with great anticipation, and planning for this unprecedented event began. The school was transformed into enchantment! The students participated in all aspects of this exciting adventure. They acted as…

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October 21, 2023

The Power of Social Media

Contests, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Events, Giving Back, Local News, Newsletter, Student Life, Student Stories, The Experience, The Industry

After working in the beauty industry for over ten years, I have seen the advantages of sharing my business on social media. The best thing to do while still in school is everything! You have to set yourself up for success. Whether that is being ready to hit the salon/spa floor or getting your social…

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August 22, 2023

JD Academy The Business of Bridal

Contests, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Events, Giving Back, Local News, Newsletter, Student Life, Student Stories, The Experience, The Industry

JD Academy hosted a series of classes, The Business of Bridal, followed by a “Styling Brides” scholarship contest that was a huge success! The Business of Bridal was created to give students an overview of the Bridal Business, emphasizing thorough consultation and effective listening skills to design a bride or bridal party’s desired look. In…

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August 2, 2023

Getting started as a make-up artist – by Denise Gaston

Contests, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Events, Local News, Newsletter, Student Life, The Experience, The Industry

As a student and/or licensed professional, you will have a myriad of choices when purchasing makeup products and supplies. What are your favorite brands? Most offer “pro cards,” which allow you to purchase at a discount. If you want to see multiple brands under one roof, plan on attending “The MakeUp Show.” Visit www.themakeupshow.com for…

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July 27, 2023

The Wedding Budget: by JD Academy of Salon and Spa

Contests, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Events, Giving Back, Local News, Newsletter, Student Life, Student Stories, The Experience, The Industry

Start your planning with a budget that won’t break the bank. Explore options for each category below by obtaining a few estimates for each item. This will help you determine how much you want to do yourself and what you want to contract out. Other budget forms are available at bridalmusings.com and weddingforward.com VENUE SELECTION…

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March 25, 2019

Andrew Carruthers, Sam Villa Education & More – A Great Week at JD Academy

Contests, The Experience

What an amazing few weeks! It has been such a pleasure over the last few weeks with so many changes going on at the academy. We’ve not only changed owners, but we’ve also partnered with Sam Villa to further our students’ education and drive home the experience they have while they are on their journey…

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