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Prepping for Fright Fest!

Ahhh! We get to have our annual Fright Fest! Our students are getting ready right now to show off their mad special effects skills! Some students go on to become Special FX Specialists and work in Hollywood.  Many of our Alumni currently work with celebrities in shows, movies, and in music videos.  You can decide […]

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How to Become a Licensed Esthetician!

Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Licensed Esthetician? Do you love everything about makeup and skincare? Then you need to enroll at the John Amico School of Hair Design! We are one of the best Esthetics schools in Illinois! You could graduate in as little as 6 months. There are so […]

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Gory Halloween Makeup Competition!

The John Amico School of Hair Design’s Esthetics Program doesn’t just teach you how to look pretty. We also teach Special FX (Special Effects) makeup! Every year, we have a Fright Fest Competition where our students get to try out their hands at doing spooky, scary looks. You can see where they pile on the […]

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Be Your Own Boss

         

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Wondering If You Can Afford Beauty School?

Have you been wanting to attend Beauty School, but don’t think you can afford it? Not so fast- maybe you can! Not only is the John Amico School of Hair Design one of the best Cosmetology schools in Illinois, but we also have one of the most reasonable tuition fees in the area. The fact […]

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Five Reasons to Get Your Beauty License Now

There are way more than five reasons to get licensed as a Cosmetologist or Esthetician, but let’s just pick five. #1  Things are getting crazier and crazier in this world. The pandemic has just been the ‘cherry on the icing’. Before the pandemic hit, we all enjoyed a false sense of security. For many of […]

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How to Become a Special Effects Makeup Artist

So you want to be a Special Effects Makeup Artist… What led you to your desire? Walking Dead zombies? Star Wars aliens? Classic horror flicks? Do you follow famous artists such as Rick Baker or Tom Savini? Every movie, show, commercial, and photoshoot has a regular makeup artist doing normal makeup looks. But when it […]

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The John Amico School of Hair Design is looking for High Quality Students to be the Future Stars of Tomorrow

The John Amico School of Hair Design is looking for High Quality Students to be the Future Stars of Tomorrow. What makes a high quality student you ask? A High Quality Student is someone who has a true passion for everything beauty related. Someone whose dream is to be successful in the career of their […]

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Professional Makeup Artist Checklist

SKIN CARE:      Primer      Moisturizer      Setting Spray      Eye Cream FACE: Liquid Foundation Powder Foundation Concealer Highlighter Blush Blending Sponges Palette of Bronzers Contour Cream EYES: Shadow Palettes Eye Liner Pigments Eyebrow Pencil Setting Gel for Brows Lashes and Adhesive Mascara LIPS: Lip Scrub Lip Pencil Lipstick Lip Gloss TOOLS: Makeup Brushes Tweezers […]

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How to Build Your Empire

                   

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Are you interested in Oak Forest or Niles Campus?

Are you interested in Oak Forest or Niles Campus?