SUMMIT ACADEMY BLOG

1901, 2018

2018 Hair Trends from the Runway

We saw some truly inspiring hairstyles during the Spring 2018 runway season. But let’s face it, a lot of those styles are a little much for those of us who aren’t strutting down a runway! Here are our three favorite hair trends from the Spring

201, 2018

Finding the Right Skin Care Routine for You

The new year is the perfect time to establish a new skin care routine, and stick to it. If you hadn’t thought of a resolution yet– you’re welcome! Follow these steps from the team at Summit Salon Academy in Gainesville to find the right routine

2212, 2017

Make 2018 the Year You Launch Your New Career!

Looking for an exciting, lucrative career? Want to make 2018 your best year ever? Consider studying cosmetology! There’s a million reasons to move into a new career — maybe you’re a professional who’s tired of the 9 to 5 grind, or a student who has

1112, 2017

Red-Hot Holiday Makeup Tips

The holidays have arrived once again, and that means preparing for the onslaught of festivities that accompany this special season! Once you’ve perfected your up-do and locked down the right heels and cocktail dresses – it’s time to complete your holiday look with stunning makeup

1611, 2017

Which Hair Care Products Work Best For Your Lifestyle?

We all know how it goes on those days where it seems impossible to tame your hair. The days where you spend hours washing and styling your hair? Trust us, we know exactly how you feel! The team of hair care professionals at

211, 2017

Growing Longer, Stronger Hair

For some lucky people, growing long hair might seem like an easy task. However, for others it often seems impossible! If you are having trouble growing your hair to your desired length, here are a few tips to work into your daily regimen

2310, 2017

The Perfect Look for Halloween

Halloween season is always about who has the best costume. And the team at Summit Salon Academy in Gainesville challenges you to have your best Halloween yet! Don’t just buy a run-of-the-mill costume and the standard spooky decor– experiment

310, 2017

Feisty Fall Makeup Trends

It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to switch up your look for the season. Start fresh this fall with a new color and cut! And our team is here to help. Summit Salon Academy in Gainesville has compiled the

2909, 2017

The Beauty of Cosmetology

The beauty industry has grown rapidly over the past many years, and with such tremendous growth comes the expansion of new career opportunities. People sometimes mistake cosmetology as being about simply cutting or styling hair. In fact, life as a cosmetologist means being

1209, 2017

Nail Art Tips and Tricks

Years ago solid nail colors were a staple, but in recent years festive nail designs have grown in popularity. And there may be times during the week were you may have a nail emergency, but not much time to make it to Summit

2508, 2017

Are You Removing Your Makeup The Right Way?

In the morning, some ladies gladly spend extra time to apply makeup on top of getting ready for the day. But many fail to implement the same time and effort when it comes to removing makeup after a long day. Let’s be honest,

408, 2017

2017 Travel Beauty Tips

It’s travel season, and whether you’re heading out on a weekend road trip or flying abroad, you are always tasked with packing light while also wondering how to fit in your beauty essentials.

No matter where your travel destination is there

2407, 2017

What’s Trending for Nails in Summer 2017?

One of the things we love the most about working at Summit Salon is that it gives us an excuse to keep up with all the hottest trends in hair, nail and makeup. After all, we have to be up-to-date and knowledgeable about the latest

707, 2017

Hints from the Pros for Fighting Summertime Frizz

Summertime is great for sun-kissed skin, road trips and lounging by the pool — but it’s also really good at turning your hair into a big bundle of frizz! Humidity can make hair tough to handle, especially if you’re one of the lucky people out

2906, 2017

Career Path Ideas for After Cosmetology School

In less than a year, you can graduate from Summit Salon Academy and pursue the career of your dreams! Not sure yet what path is right for you following cosmetology school? The good news is that there are plenty of cosmetology careers available to conquer

1206, 2017

Top Tips for Sweat-Proof Makeup

The hot summer months can pose real challenges for even the most savvy makeup aficionados. Nothing spoils a picnic or a day by the beach like the oily, gummy feeling of your makeup melting right off your face! Luckily, the makeup experts at Summit Salon

2205, 2017

Hottest Spring 2017 Hair Color Trends

Is it time for a brand new look? That’s exactly what we’re here for! Spring is in full swing and the new hot trends for hair color are making themselves seen all over the runways. The salon professionals at Summit have been kept busy

1105, 2017

Tips for Growing Stronger, Healthier Nails…in 30 Days or Less!

If you’re sick of struggling to try and grow out weak, brittle nails, you’re not alone! Everyday at Summit Salon, our nail specialists are consulted by women seeking out effective advice for how they can attain the longer, stronger and healthier fingernails of their

2504, 2017

“Should I Get a Perm?” Tips from the Team at Summit Salon

“Is a perm a good fit for my hair?” This is probably among the questions we most often receive from clients at Summit Salon Academy. And the real answer is…IT DEPENDS! That’s right, as frustrating as this response may be, there simply is no one-size-fits-all

1104, 2017

8 Skin & Makeup Tips for the Spring Season

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s officially time to swap out your darker makeup hues for brighter, subtler shades, ditch heavy creams and lotions out for lighter moisturizers, and begin hydrating more often and wearing sunscreen to combat the warmer, sunnier weather.

2003, 2017

The Latest Beauty Trends for Spring 2017

Fresh makeup looks, new hairstyle trends and gorgeous, warm weather all come together to place the spring season high up on the list of our favorite parts of the year at Summit Salon Academy. Spring is the time when we’ll begin to see

1003, 2017

What Causes Dry Hair (And How To Fix It!)

Nobody enjoys the look or feel of dry, broken or brittle hair, but most of us will have to do battle with it from time to time. Dryness is very commonly caused by overtreatment of hair with dyes or relaxers, as well as

2702, 2017

Why Become a Professional Hair Stylist?

Are you a student about to graduate who is considering possible next steps? Or are you currently working in a field that you find uninspiring or less than lucrative? If so, why not consider pursuing a career as a salon professional?! We may be a

2302, 2017

The Best Makeup Choices for Your Eye Color

At Summit Salon Academy, we have an obsession with eye makeup! This is because nothing makes a faster, more dramatic impact on your appearance than properly applied makeup. We especially love utilizing the color wheel to help our clients walk out the door with eye

2501, 2017

Ready to Jumpstart Your New Career? Enroll at Summit Salon Academy Today!

Do you love working with hair, nails and/or makeup? Are you looking to launch a brand new career in 2017? If you’re a creative, ambitious individual looking to advance your talents and start a new career utilizing your creativity, skills and passion for helping people

1301, 2017

5 Beauty Resolutions to Keep in the New Year

Happy New Year from Summit Salon Academy Gainesville! We are here with some of our favorite beauty resolutions to help make 2017 your most gorgeous year yet. Follow these simple rules all year long and we guarantee your skin, hair and nails will thank you

2212, 2016

Absolutely, Positively Must-Have Redken Hair Products

At Summit Salon Academy, we are proud to partner with Redken 5th Avenue NYC for both the technical training of our students, as well as for every product we use on clients and sell in-store. This is because Redken is recognized as a global leader

1212, 2016

Of Course I Woke Up Like This! (6 Steps to the Perfect Natural Look)

As much fun as it is to go “all-out glam” with your makeup application, there are some days that simply call for a less done-up look. The natural look is perfect for relaxing with friends or family, heading to class or enjoying a lazy Sunday

1811, 2016

Get Gorgeous Hair – in a Hurry!

We all know how it goes on certain mornings… those days that just aren’t meant for hours of “fabulous” hairstyling. Those mornings where washing, blow drying, flat ironing and styling simply aren’t going to happen. Whether it’s because you overslept, hit the snooze button too

911, 2016

Washing Your Makeup Brushes: How (and WHY) to Do It Right

It’s time to ask yourself an honest question (don’t worry, we won’t tell!) about how often you clean your face, eye shadow and lipstick brushes. If your answer is “this week,” then good for you! However, if you’re one of the fastidious few who clean

2710, 2016

Beauty Superfoods: Foods to Eat for Healthier Hair, Skin and Nails

We all know the saying “you are what you eat”, but did you know that it’s also true for your hair, skin and nails? That’s right, it’s a proven fact that a poor diet can lead to limp, oily hair, inflamed and dry skin, and

1910, 2016

5 Beauty Tips to Save You Precious Minutes in the Morning

Rushed, busy mornings? Face it, we all have them. But, don’t worry, your look doesn’t have to suffer just because you allowed yourself to hit the snooze button a few too many times. The team at Summit Salon Academy knows a thing or two about