Beauty Changes Lives

Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Quatisha Allen of Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers

      My mood board is a portrayal of the inside of my creative mind. I call it, The Five Era’s of my Young Adult Life. In the midst of chaos, uncertainty and dismay, I have learned to plan, focus, practice and achieve. From college to the professional world… breakdown,
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Kadee Brown of The Salon Professional Academy

      I was born to be an artist. My family is very important to me, and they are my biggest fans. They have inspired me to grow as an artist. I also have an extended family of more then 4100 YouTube subscribers, they inspire me to grow daily with requests for their ide
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Sarah Waite of Academy of Nail Technology

      My vision board is inspired by my nail past, present, and future. My past is my long-standing passion for the medium, represented by my all-time favorite freehand bee nail art. My present is my daily interaction with the nail art community through my blog, Chalkbo
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Maria Godinez of Brown Aveda Institute

    My inspiration board contains the people and the things that inspire me, First, my son inspire me to keep going,to realize my dreams for me and for him! I see myself traveling and moving to another state to grow as person and realizing my dreams of having my own Nail Sal
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Kristina Rodriguez of Casal Aveda Institute

My name is Kristina Nicole Rodriguez. My goals are to achieve my license in managing manicuring. To obtain a position as a manicurist by 2015 with the opportunity to move up to a manager position. I will use the knowledge and leaderships skills I’ve acquired to promote new ideas. This
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Shelly Zook of Lancaster School of Cosmetology

I would like to tell you why I am pursuing a career in Nail Technology. I work as a nurse in a long-term care facility. One day, I sat with Nancy, a resident on hospice care, and talked about her pleasures in life. Number one was her husband, but a close second was her joy in looking
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Tracey Stone of Montana Academy of Salons

I have always noticed peoples’ hands and feet; strong hands, working hands, famine hands, soft hands, beautiful hands, cute feet, crooked feet, dry feet, callused feet……beautiful feet. When I met my husband I was working for my father who owned and operated a successful oilfield/const
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Taniesha Locke of International Salon and Spa Academy

  A nail bed starts off as a blank canvas for me to open minded and let my creativity shine. I chose to put my own personalized nails on my collage because I wanted to show my ability and each of these designs says a little about who I am. I like to think outside the box and that
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Sunday Ross of La’James International College

Let me introduce myself. My name is Sunday, a 33 year old wanting to pursue my dream job! I’ve had a passion for nails, a stock pile of polishes, rhinestones and nail tools for quite some time. It never occurred to me before that my hobby could become my career until two people were t
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Fall 2014 – BCL|CND|Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Winner – Lauren Hole of Spa Tech Institute

As I sit here and write this essay, I have just finished a 16 hour day waiting tables. I am 22 years old and I have been a waitress now for almost 8 years. I bought a mobile home last year, at age 21. I live alone and I often work 70 hour weeks just to keep my head above water. As a k
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