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Thank you to the Following contributors: E m p i r e B e a u t y s c h o o l s s ta f f & G r a d u at e s :

Andre Richard, owner of Andre Richard Salon and an Empire Beauty School graduate Orlando Santiago, Advanced Make-Up Educator at Empire Beauty School in Manhattan, NY Wilfredo Estreaa, Empire Beauty School graduate from the Advanced Make-Up Program Laurence Nunes, Academic Director at Empire Beauty School in Queens, NY


Hair: Lina Arrojo for ARROJO studio Photography: Pedro Zoo Make-Up: Candice Forness Stylist: Nicole Youngblut

g o l d w e l l i n t e r n at i o n a l P h i l a d e l p h i a U n i v e r s i t y Fa s h i o n D e s i g n P r o g r a m : Thomas De Jesus ‘09 (green long 70’s inspired dress, and black lace shorts with ruffle top) Sara Tool ‘09 (3 metallic gray and silver, black, dresses/skirt and top inspired by magnification) Kelly Davis ‘09 (Inspired by inner turmoil, long purple skirt with ruffle high neck top, and halter top with ruffle skirt) Carrie Hansen ‘09 (Gray, purple and black halter dress inspired by walk of shame) Johanna Kozak ‘10 (Teal dress and red dress with black lace) Bethany Wilson ‘10 (Purple, teal, black sundress) Helene Curley ‘10 (red layered strapless dress) Chloe Bradbury ‘10 (red dress with orange sunflower) Nicole Macchio ‘10 (long red dress)

A long version of the page bob look with highlighted textures P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f E m p i r e b e a u t y s c h o o l s pa r t n e r g o l d w e l l i n t e r n at i o n a l

why cosmetology? why empire? what’s best for you? how do you get started?

an adaptation of the sliding wedges with a lot of customizing for increased textures


P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f e m P i r e b e a u t y s c h o o l s Pa r t n e r nicK arroJo

love WHAT YOU DO! if you’re considering a career in cosmetology, you may be thinking about:

:: how much fun your dream job can be :: how much success you can achieve :: how many options could be available to you :: how you can be in demand – even when times are tough your future starts with an education from empire:

:: one of the largest cosmetology school networks in north america

:: combines 70+ years of experience with state-of-the-art technology

:: trains about 20,000 students annually :: more than 100 locations and growing :: accredited by the national accrediting commission of cosmetology arts and sciences*

t o C r E at E o p p o rt u n i t i E s F o r pEoplE to improvE thEir livEs

at empire, everything we do is dedicated to helping our students reach their dreams by living up to our core purpose:

welcome to empire, the doorway to your future!

*our school on chenoweth lane in louisville, Ky is accredited by the council on occupational education (coe). 3

Fulya Hickey, an Empire graduate and native of Turkey, has a thriving career as a stylist at Leon and Company in Belmont, Massachusetts.


perfect what’s the


t h E j o b you wa n t a n d t h E s E C u r i t y you n E E d in cosmetology, the demand for talent exceeds the supply – even in tough economic times.

:: even as the economy lost jobs in 2002, 2003 & 8

2008, the salon industry continued to add jobs

:: over 550,000 salons and spas in the u.s.7 :: ranked as one of the Top 30 careers of 2009 9

by us news and world report

:: More cosmetology professionals than lawyers2 :: More than 1.7 million professionals2

Why Cosmetology?

EmpirE hElpEd mE with my sElF C o n F i d E nC E . . . t h i s C a r E E r i s w h at

i m a k E i t t o b E . E v E ry m o r n i ng w h E n i g E t ou t o F b E d , i C a n no t wa i t t o g o t o w o r k .

Kim ernst Empire Beauty School 2004 Graduate 5

grow much faster

E m p loy m e n t f o r C o s m e t o lo g i s t s i s e x p ec t e d t o

t h a n t h e av e r a g e f o r a l l o cc u pat i o n s 9

Disrupted texture with low lights


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it’s easier to choose your path when

you re ’ in

demand every empire student has a unique story and career goals. but they all have one thing in common: they all chose cosmetology. here are just a few reasons why:

:: employment of cosmetology industry employees is expected to grow by 20% between 2008 - 20185

:: Demand for hair coloring and other advanced hair treatments has increased in recent years5

:: 6th largest growth field3 :: nearly half of salon employees choose a flexible parttime schedule so they can balance other priorities2

:: Many workers, especially those who are self-employed, determine their own schedules5

Why Cosmetology?

t h E p r o g r a m h E l p E d m E aC h i E v E s o m uC h . i h a d j o b o F F E r s b E F o r E i E v E n g r a d uat E d F r o m E m p i r E .

leah Perlman Empire Beauty School 2008 Graduate


Adaptation of the windblown bob with tone-on-tone color


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C o s m e t o lo g y i s o n e o f t h e

rare fields with good job opportunities i n w h i c h you ’ r e r e wa r d e d f o r s tay i ng c u r r e n t o n fa s h i o n a n d d e s i g n 9


Laura Umpierrez works on celebrities on Fifth Avenue. She says, “Empire gives you the option to do anything.” Empire Beauty School 2008 Graduate

Jade McMullen is 25 years old, has been “out of school for 5 years now,” owns her own salon, is training to be a platform artist, and just built a new house. Empire Beauty School 2006 Graduate


Alyssa Zobian is now an Artistic Director for SuperCuts, training other stylists. She says, “My education at Empire has allowed me to live my life the way that makes me happy.” Empire Beauty School 2006 Graduate

options your

are amazing

licensed cosmetologists and related beauty industry professionals can seek employment in a broad range of professions. hair stylist Platform artist cosmetology school educator salon/spa Manager or owner barber celebrity stylist esthetician Makeup artist hair color specialist Photo & Movie stylist nail artist/Manicurist

Why Cosmetology?

wedding stylist image consultant beauty Magazine contributor beauty care Product Distributor 13

I n a r ece n t B r i t i s h j o b s at i s fac t i o n s u rv e y, h a i r s t y l i s t

ranked #1 9

Zonal highlights on heavily textured hair cut with disruptive texture


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