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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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ATTN: LICENSED STYLISTS! DON’T MISS THE CHICAGO CHICAGO BEAUTY SHOW!

Join us for John Amico’s premier event, the 44th Annual CHICAGO CHICAGO Beauty Show on August 22 & 23, 2021 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn Center in Oak Lawn, IL. Earn up to 14 CEUs for two days of education!! This year we are excited to host Chicago Chicago in beautiful Oak Lawn, Illinois! Our […]

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Makeup Artistry for Movies and TV

When you think of going to beauty school, does your mind just stop at the thought of working at a salon or spa? There’s so many more opportunities that you probably don’t think about. One being that you can become a celebrity hairdresser or makeup artist. You might not also know that John Amico himself […]

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What to Consider When Choosing a Beauty School

There are lots of factors to take into account when choosing a Beauty School. First, you want to make a list of the best beauty schools near you. Just because one may be closer than another doesn’t mean that you should automatically choose that one. You need to choose the one that is going to […]

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Why Beauty is More Than We Think About

When you think of beauty, what comes to mind? Does it just inspire thoughts of typical haircuts and makeup, or is there more? When you look at the above photo, you may brush it aside as a hairstyle that no one would wear. You might even find it silly looking. You may think that the […]

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How Cool is This??

Imani Wrice & Miyanna Lemons have become the 2nd and 3rd students at the John Amico School in history to pass their State Board exams before they completed the Cosmetology program. Both girls have less then 50 hours to go until graduation day. They have both worked extremely hard completing all exams and floor sheets […]

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Here are the Top Hair Trends for Summer 2021!

Here are the top 8 2021 Summer Hair Trends! Going in the wayback machine to the 1970’s! • Soft Pink • Farrah Fawcett Feathered • Strawberry Blonde • Chunky Highlights • Sunkissed Sunny Blonde • Mod Bangs • Mullet Shag (think Miley Cyrus) • Curtain Bangs

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Are you interested in Oak Forest or Niles Campus?

Are you interested in Oak Forest or Niles Campus?