Am I Prepared for Beauty School?

When students begin their studies at beauty school, they can sometimes feel overwhelmed. This is understandable. While studying at Elevate Salon Institute (ESI), Chubbuck can be a fun and creative experience, it’s can also be a lot of hard work. It’s in your best interest to make sure you are prepared for your first day of class. Here are a few suggestions for what you can do to feel more prepared. Continue reading

Get Ready! The Trends for 2018 Are Coming!

Were you on top of the trends in 2017, or did you find yourself missing the boat?

Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to step up your game! Trendsetter or trend follower, the time to embrace the new year is now.

From runways all over the world to magazine covers from the biggest brands, we have already seen some of these become faves. Whether you love them, or want them to fade away like a bad dye job, here are the biggest trends of 2018 so far. Continue reading

Meet Christen, the Admissions Coordinator at ESI Chubbuck

With a history that spans over decades, the culture at Elevate Salon Institute(ESI), Chubbuck is one that has created a family. We’ve built generations of cosmetologists, and what’s more, we have also built a family within our walls.

You see this sense of camaraderie and dedication in our current students as they support and build each other up. We see it in the students that follow in the footsteps of their mothers and grandmothers. We also see it in our past students as they return to a school that feels like home to help build the next generations of beauty professionals. Continue reading

Interested in Esthetics? Here are the Career Possibilities Awaiting You.

An education in esthetics starts with skin.

At its core, esthetics is the study of the cleaning and care of the skin. Because esthetics is a specialized training that includes the anatomy of the skin and its conditions, it is important for you to gain a state approved education that addresses not only the science of the skin. In addition you should also gain a knowledge of the corrective treatments, techniques and products used that are necessary in order to assist you with your career growth.

At Elevate Salon Institute(ESI), Chubbuck we are passionate about creating an esthetics curriculum that works seamlessly with state licensing regulations. By expanding upon these foundational requirements, we strive to help our students gain a depth of knowledge that can help them stand out. Continue reading

Can You Get Your Holiday Shopping Done by the End of This Post?

Are you ready for the holiday shopping season?

Ready or not, it is upon us, and if you have a few hard to shop for people on your list, never fear! We have you covered!

At Elevate Salon Institute(ESI), Chubbuck we have compiled some of our favorite boutiques, specialty stores, and confectioners both in Chubbuck and in nearby Pocatello. Not only will you find some of the most eclectic and personal gifts for those you love, but by keeping your shopping local you are supporting the economy of your town and city. Continue reading

Thinking About Beauty School? Take a Tour!

Are you thinking of a career in beauty?

No matter if you have known this is your future for a while, or if it is a newer idea that has taken hold, one of the first things you will need to do when pursuing a career in beauty is find a school. A good school will do more than just give you the knowledge you need to sit for the state boards, a school should empower you to reach your dreams and arm you with the skills to accomplish them. The right school may even feel like a home surrounded by staff and students that will quickly become family.

Finding all of that from websites and social media can sometimes feel impossible, which is one of the reasons we suggest all potential beauty students take a tour of their top schools. Continue reading

Cosmetology? Esthetics? What’s the Difference?

The beauty industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S.

If that statement doesn’t get you excited, it should. Expanding at a rate 3% more than the national average, jobs in cosmetology and esthetics are in demand! If you have thought of a career in beauty, there has never been a better time to pursue your dreams!

But which branch of the beauty industry will you go into, and what are the differences between them?

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