THE JOURNEY INTO CLINICAL ESTHETICS

THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH! Are you searching for it? Many people are searching for non-surgical ways to slow down the aging process. While there are a number of anti-aging retail products on the market, many people are looking for more immediate results.

Clinical Esthetics offers many non-invasive treatments to help improve the skin’s elasticity, reduce wrinkles, refine the skin’s surface, reduce the look of scars and to help treat acne to name but a few.

Microdermabrasion, Dermaplaning, Micro-needling, laser treatments, chemical peels and light therapies are used to treat many different skin conditions. All of these services are offered at Delmar Wellness Centre in Calgary and at our new Spa location in Red Deer!

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Microdermabrasion

An exfoliation treatment that uses tiny granules to buff away the surface layer of the skin.✔️Improves the skin’s texture✔️Reduces fine lines and wrinkles✔️Removes skin congestion✔️Great for most skin types✔️Can be done on most areas of the body

Micro-needling

Uses very fine, small needles to superficially puncture the skin inducing the generation of collagen. A numbing agent is used prior to beginning the service. Minimal downtime.✔️Promotes collagen production ✔️Improves skin texture and tone ✔️Minimizes fine lines and wrinkles✔️Improves the appearance of scars and stretch marks✔️Helps reduce hyperpigmentation

Dermaplaning

A manual exfoliation treatment that removes vellus hair and the top layer of dead skin cells.✔️Increases cellular turnover✔️Helps skincare products penetrate deeper✔️helps reduce hyperpigmentation ✔️The skin feels silky smooth

After a thorough analysis and consultation, your clinical esthetician will determine which service is best suited to your needs.

Current Delmar student Dariana gave us her insights into the industry and why she has chosen to take the ‘Journey into Clinical Esthetics’.

What is your background and what prompted your decision to pursue Clinical Esthetics?

I came from Venezuela to Canada a year and a half ago to pursue a better quality of life. I studied Accounting for 4 years and I worked in the field for 7 years. I am so passionate about beauty from inside – out and I decided to achieve my dreams when I came to Calgary. I took the Clinical Esthetics program at Delmar College to develop my skills and meet the necessary standards to stand out in the industry.

In your opinion, what do you see as the future trend in the Esthetics Industry?

I do believe in the success and growth of the Esthetics industry. I see a brilliant future with high demand from young and older people. There are new products in the market every day, such as cruelty free, artisanal or organic products that reach the expectations of almost everybody who wants to take care of their skin. Also, providing a treatment from a professional Clinical Esthetician can give to the clients a personalized care, in order to help them with many discouraging skin conditions, such as aging.

Why do you think there has been an increase in the number of people choosing to pursue Clinical Esthetics?

 I think the number of people pursuing Clinical Esthetics is been increasing due to the success and effectiveness of medical beauty treatments. Both women and men are seeking treatments to help them look younger with non-surgical cosmetic procedures.

 

Describe your experience at Delmar, the program and quality of instruction.

My experience at Delmar was great! I learned a lot from my instructor and also from my classmates. Studying at Delmar College has helped me develop the confidence I need to start in the beauty industry. In my opinion, Delmar has the best Clinical Esthetics program in town! It includes trending treatments in the market as well as new technology machines. The instructors have so much experience in the field and they share that knowledge with you.

Once you have completed your program, what is your goal?

Once I complete the program my goal is to take an entrepreneurial route. The knowledge and skills that I attained during this program apply to the work I will build in the following months. Furthermore, I plan to learn more about beauty and cosmetic tattoo after finishing this program because it is not the end of my learning. I want to stay up to date in my field and be the best.

What opportunities are available to those who take Clinical Esthetics?

There are infinite opportunities for those who choose Clinical Esthetics as a career. There are a lot of spas, salons and surgeons’ offices in and out of the city who are consistently hiring clinical estheticians. I think everything will depend on the vision, effort and passion that students have for their profession. Also, Delmar College’s students have a high reputation in the field as the school is well known for the quality of their instructors.

What is your favourite service to receive and why?

My favorite service to receive is Microneedling because I know how effective it is and how it works on the face. I also love microneedling because my skin reacts great after getting the treatment done. It provides deep hydration to the face and gives a bright and glowing texture to the skin.

What is your favourite service to perform and why?

My favorite service to perform is Chemical Peeling because after choosing the right peel and the right products the results are amazing. Performing a chemical peel can give totally transform the face.

Do you have a favourite product line or products you prefer to use and why?

I like using Skinceuticals products. They have variety of products for all skin types and conditions. Their serum is amazing and it works perfect on sensitive skin like mine. After using Skinceuticals serum and moisturizer, my face feels much more hydrated with a great texture.

Dariana graduates from her program April 17th and we look forward to hearing about her success as she embarks on her new journey! Follow Dariana on Instagram @darianagarcia.med

For more information about our Clinical Esthetics program, contact our Admissions:

Calgary Campus: Julie at julieh@delmarcollege.com or 403-255-6644

Red Deer Campus: Azra at azrah@delmarcollege.com or 403-347-2018

To book appointments in our spas, call the numbers above to book an appointment! We look forward to seeing you!

Please follow us on:

Instagram: delmar_college AND delmar_college_rd

Facebook: Delmar College of Hair Design and Esthetics (Calgary Campus) AND Delmar College of Hair & Esthetics Red Deer

Tara Byrne

Social Media Coordinator

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NAILING IT!

The Nail industry is HUGE! There are so many nail bars out there, it is hard to choose where to go! Nail fads seem to come and go quickly but the classics never die! It seems WHATEVER your fancy, a great Nail Tech can design ANYTHING you want! I can honestly say that some of the fads I have seen, I find EXTREMELY BIZARRE!!! However, I will admit that it takes talent and artistry to produce those looks!

Delmar prides ourself on the fact that we ensure our students learn all aspects of nails and nail design/enhancement.

We also focus heavily on INFECTION PREVENTION CONTROL. Unfortunately, the improper use of tools and poor sanitation is rampant in the nail industry. It is important that clients do their due diligence. Check out the nail bars and ask questions before getting services done. Be sure they are using single-use (disposable) tools where possible and sterilizing multi-use tools.

Pedicure bowls should have disposable liners to avoid contamination. Cross-contamination happens quickly but the ramifications can last a long time!

Be sure they are following ALL health and safety procedures! Healthy nails are beautiful nails!

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I asked Delmar Nail Technician Instructor Nikki to share her experiences from entering the industry to teaching and what advice she has for those looking for a Nail Tech.

I grew up like many girls with the love of nails. I obtained my Nail Technician Certification in 2006 and have been expanding my knowledge through continuous education, nail workshops and high fashion nail art classes.

Having owned and worked at some of the top salons in Calgary, it’s safe to say I know my nails.  I am very passionate for my craft and put care into my ultimate goal of helping women feel good, whether it’s with a nail service or teaching. I believe that every woman deserves to have some glam in their lives and every woman deserves to feel good every single day.

The key to my success is always keeping up with the latest nail trends and trying it out on myself before offering it to my clients. As a result, my clients get exclusive nail art designs that I personally love. I specialize in hand-painted nail art and enjoy being able to express my creative passion through my designs.

Being in the industry for numerous years, I always had a desire to teach! However, I wasn’t able to pursue this dream until after I gave birth to my daughter 4 years ago.

Being a teacher at Delmar has been amazing – from the staff to the students, it’s a great place to work. Teaching definitely has its challenges but it is very rewarding when my students walk out of the classroom having learned something new.

A few nail trends that I’ve seen on Instagram are:

◦ Jelly nails: mixing texture, colours, prints and shades together all in a nail set.

◦ Barely-touched nail design, such as nude colour nail polish with simple nail art (think minimalism).

◦ A touch of sparkle on top of nude nails and glitter dusted on to create a gradient design.

Some fads I’m not crazy about are Bubble nails and Shovel/Flared nails.

Spring is just around the corner! As many of us are transitioning into lighter clothes and spring shoes, it also means lighter and brighter nail colours. From pastels to bold and bright colors! It’s always a great idea to change it up and create fun and exciting nail designs to match your client’s mood and the changing seasons!

Personally my all-time favorite designs I like to do on myself are floral 3D acrylic l design with swarvroski crystals!

When looking for a Nail Tech, here are some tips:

• Communication is important – there’s more to having a good service than just picking out a nail polish color. If you can’t understand each other’s communication preferences, chances are you won’t be happy with your service.

• Pay attention to the cleanliness of the place – don’t be afraid to ask how they disinfect their tools.

• Check whether their tools have been disinfected before use. There are many single use items such as nail files and anything that is porous (orangewood sticks, pumice stones, or buffers) that can harbour and breed bacteria. These should always be new.

• Metal tools such as cuticle pushers and cuticle nippers can be reused after being disinfected.

• A good sign is if the nail tech is wearing gloves. Gloves can reduce the transfer of bacteria to a client.

• Also check if the bathroom is clean – if the bathroom is not as clean as you like your bathroom to be at home, take that as a sign.

• Social media – check if your nail tech or nail salon has any type of social media page that represents their work/establishment. Read any reviews or check pictures of their work – look for good polish application, and no paint stains on the cuticle.

• Above and beyond all, just make sure it’s someone you feel comfortable with so it’s a comfortable and pleasant experience every visit.

Check out Nikki’s Instagram page @nikkiroxnails to see her AMAZING work!

Call 403-255-6644 to book an appointment in our Spa. To find out more about our Nail Technician Program, contact Julie at julieh@delmarcollege.com or call 403-255-6644.

Stay on top of the action; please follow us on Facebook and Instagram (delmar_college) and be sure to SHARE our pages!

Tara Byrne

Social Media Coordinator

CHANGE YOUR CAREER, CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

With the previous and current economic climate in Alberta, many people have had to make career changes. At Delmar, many of our students both past and present have found themselves making a huge career change slightly later in life in order to support their families and/or taking the opportunity to pursue a passion that was laying dormant for many years. For many, they find it a daunting challenge going to school full-time and working while raising a family. However, many of our students have proven with hard work, dedication and perseverance, it can be done. Not only do we need to complete school but then we have to start at the bottom (often at minimum wage) in a salon accumulating apprenticeship hours. This can often be a financial burden on families. So why do we do it you ask? For the love of the industry! I reached out to Delmar graduate Juliana who is loving her career change. Here is her story:

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Hello DELMAR blog family !

It’s a pleasure to be here and sharing some of my experiences! I’m Juliana Rachewiski , DELMAR May 2016 class graduate and New Talent hairstylist @ HairBenders Salon, Airdrie. I’m passionate about hair and making people feel beautiful! After all, who doesn’t like to feel and look beautiful?!!

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Although Hairstyling was always my dream, I pursued a Bachelor in Marketing and Communication and worked at a bank for almost nine years. While it helped pay the bills, I would say I was unhappy because I always liked fashion and the beauty industry.

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Transitioning into this industry was a long process, which began when I came to Canada. I really wanted to get involved but I chose to postpone my dream to raise my two boys. I was a stay home mom for 12.5 years.

 

When we moved from Toronto to Airdrie in 2015, I decided to do something for myself and to help my family as well. I thought about Esthetics and Nails but I felt that hairstyling would be more recession proof and at that time, Alberta was starting to feel the hit 😞. I asked some salons which school they would recommend and everyone recommended Delmar, as it is well known in the industry, they prepare their students for the government exams, and they have a partnership with Apprenticeship and Industry Training. That made my decision easy!

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The first week at Delmar was great yet overwhelming. I was the oldest in the group and everything about hair was new to me. I wasn’t self-taught nor did I have prior experience. Some of the other girls had experience taking Cosmetology in High School or they had hairstylists in their family.

 

Oh my gosh, it was a hectic time learning everything from theory, to finger waves, roller sets, color wheels, cutting techniques, etc. There were so many things I never imagined we would have to learn. Foiling hair on time, and manoeuvring a marcel curling iron were huge milestones to overcome.

 

However, when I take on a challenge, I put 100% of myself into it! I have a super busy and unique family and it was definitely difficult to manage study time, practicing and finding time to work on all the projects…especially for a perfectionist like myself 😊.

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Some people are bolder than others, more courageous I’d say. They go to school and face it without worrying how it will turn out. However, that was not me and I struggled so much in the beginning with the idea of making a mistake! After all, if you cut too much, you can’t glue it back on!

 

 

To all those interested in taking on this challenge which requires a lot of commitment, my advice is to use each minute you have in school to practice, do better and overcome your difficulties. If you need an instructor to hold your hand for you to get the hang of a movement with a tool, ask for it. Work as much as you can to build your confidence in dealing with people.

 

 

Hairstyling is a beautiful industry and extremely gratifying especially when you do amazing work on your client. There are no words to describe the satisfaction I feel when my client loves her/his creation!

 

 

However, it is a tough, competitive industry as well. It is definitely not a 9-5 job where you close your computer and go home. We work many hours and it can be a challenge to build your clientele, the money will be tight for a while and the learning has to be constant in order to offer the 5* service clients deserve. All of those extra hours working made me wonder if I had chosen the right career as I still have a family to dedicate myself to. However, all of the effort and work I have put in so far and knowing my clients are so happy and satisfied with their looks, makes me want to continue to grow and do better each and every day!

 

I have taken courses in both women’s and men’s cutting techniques, advanced color classes, extensions and business management. When starting out in a salon you will be required to build your clientele. This requires planning, promoting your business to get clients into your chair, upgrading your service, and retaining clients. Product knowledge is very important as well! It is part of the service we offer and it is important to educate clients on how to maintain their style/color and have a beautiful healthy hair. Everything is a circle of trust you build with your clientele.

 

Never take anything for granted!

  • Clients will leave you for other stylists and new clients will come.
  • There will be always a stylist that knows more than you; be humble, listen and observe.
  • Find a salon that fits your personality; being unhappy at work makes people miserable and I have been there many times.
  • Be kind and gentle; helping each other is a true “pay it forward” because everyone was once an apprentice.

 

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Delmar blog family! I will say goodbye for now and I hope I have given you some points to reflect on and consider! Perhaps one day our path will cross 😉.

Whatever you do, do it with love and dedication! It will pay off!

Follow Juliana on Instagram at loveinthehair.by.jules

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Featured Beauty Influencer: Brittany Watkins

 

           BEAUTY INFLUENCER

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In today’s world beauty has become an internet sensation! There are many social media outlets that are both important for Beauty Professionals to explore, upload, and experience as well as grow due to the success you can achieve using it to your benefit.

Delmar College promotes using Social Media towards growing your career and to get your name known to the world. Beauty lovers like Delmar College students are able to utilize these media outlets such as : Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook in so many ways to either promote, educate, and learn through any direction they choose.

Delmar College wants to shine some light on some of our students who’ve become amazing at their trade, known to individuals, and are making a name for themselves through social media.  These students are Delmar College Featured Beauty Influencers!

 

 

This months Featured Beauty Influencer: Brittany Watkins

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Where is Brittany now?

“I graduated from the stylist program in November 2016 and was offered a job at Hairbenders in Airdrie, where I still am today! I currently work with 20+ other stylists in a very team orientated environment. Bev Morros, who owns Hairbenders has owned this salon for 25 years! Throughout the years, she has been a huge supporter of Delmar College and has hired 26 of their graduates with 3 more going this year (how cool is that!?!?!) This is a genuine reflection of the education and mentorship we have all received graduating from Delmar!”

What Brittany does…

A good 80% of my clientele is blonde and I’ve really found this to be my niche’ – my best work has always been working within delicate tones. I am currently booking 6 weeks out for all color appointments, which has really created a demand for pre-booking their appointments.
I try to keep a fairly active presence on Instagram by show casing my work and have gained quite a lot of my business from posting my previous work, education I am taking, any cancellations I may have had or current products I am obsessing over.

It is my understanding that a stylist with a full clientele, on a 6-week rotation will service about 250 people. Seems intimidating initially, but there are plenty of clients to go around #wealthmentality.

This career choice has been a great addition to my life. My husband’s position can be demanding at times – mine offers flexibility for our family, while still acting as a creative outlet.

 

↓↓ PHOTOS OF BRITTANY’S WORK ↓↓

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BRITTANY’S FUTURE TREND?

Currently, ‘Lived in Hair’ is trending and are assumed to be ‘Low Maintenance’ styles, which can throw off our timing and books as we challenge the low maintenance aspect – Making it as important as ever to stay a pace ahead of the majority and maintain our education. The best stylists never stop learning.

 

 

BRITTANY WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL

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This beauty Influencer started her career at Delmar College. Brittany was enrolled in our 1400hr Hairstyling program in which she embraced her talent and was hired directly from school. Brittany has 2,376 followers on her IG account and counting! Like many cosmetologist Brittany embraced her talent and first love and specialized in it!

 “I have always been inspired by pop culture and trend setting, naturally, I immediately gravitated towards color, and more specifically BLONDES!!! Thus my Instagram handle: @the_fairy_blonde_mother”
– Brittany Watkins 

 

 

Take your talent to the next step

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Want to learn how to do Hair so you could one day be an influencer like Brittany Watkins? You could get your start at Delmar College! We offer a wide range of programs like Hairstyling, BarberingProfessional Aesthetics, Clinical Aesthetics, Makeup artistry, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading, Nail Technician,  Apprenticeship Hairstyling Program ; as well as many short course programs like Brazilian waxing and IPC training (Infection Prevention Control).

 

 

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-Brittany Watkins
@the_fairy_blonde_mother

 

 

 

No gimmicks just great education

 

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

 

“Why Not” A guest blog by: Pierro .A.

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Hello, friends! I’m Pierro and I am so honored to share with you some of my experiences with Delmar! I’m originally from Edmonton then I moved here just a week before I started school back in November. I didn’t really have any background knowledge in hair styling except for knowing how to cut my own hair. I essentially learned from watching YouTube videos and practicing on myself. I was asked by a number of my friends if I could tuck their hair. So after they realized my potential, my friends encouraged me to go to hair school and make it my career – so I said why not! It was so strange at first going back to school but once I stepped foot into Delmar and after a few awkward conversations with everyone in my class, I knew instantly that I would enjoy it here!
Drills, drills, drills! They weren’t the easiest at first but I’m grateful for them because it taught me all about the techniques and how to hold and use tools in ways I never thought we could. After being in class learning theory and drills, it was so exciting to be on the floor! I was able to style, educate, transform and make all of my clients feel and look good!
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Follow Pierro on Instagram: @pjambertihair
I’ve always been in love with hair and fashion so when I found out that Delmar students are partnered up with Numa (See above photos), I couldn’t wait to volunteer and show my creativity and have my work be published! It brings me joy seeing that my work is not only being recognized by the public but also being loved.
My time with Delmar has been nothing but good times! It’s really bittersweet only having 2 months of school left. But I’m so grateful that I got to learn so much from each and everyone of my instructors and I can’t wait to apply all that I’ve learned after school!
Shouts out to my class for being one of my amazing supporters and friends! 
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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

“Delmar Student 101” A guest blog by: Drea Halpin

Life of a Delmar student 101

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So you decided to start hair school. A new chapter. A new me. OK, let’s do this! Just Breathe!

Life at Delmar is scary right off the hop. It’s a new chapter of life, new people surrounding you daily, new information and now you’re supposed to retain ALL OF IT. 😭

In reality, sit down and relax. It’s just different than what you’re used to. It’s fast paced, it’s new knowledge, which also basically turns into an entire new language that you’ll be talking with numbers, letters, degrees, and everything you would have never realized unless you have a hairstylist in your family.

 

↓↓   Some of Drea’s Work here at Delmar College  ↓↓

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From day one when you meet with your instructors, your classmates, and tour the building, until about 3- 6 months in, it’ll start coming together why they do things the way they do them. 

Want some advice? Actually study at least once for your exams. No joke. First term more or less sucks compared to second, but I promise you that new language you’re learning, it’ll make sense the further into your learning you get! You’ll get why you had to learn the chapters that felt like you’d never use the info and that were never-ending. You’ll get where the history of hair came from and how things came to be over time.

 

⇑⇑  Drea’s Delmar Family ⇑⇑

When you get to the floor and begin taking clients, you’ll have that gut wrenching, palms sweaty, moms spaghetti type of moment again. Take a breath, all that stuff Drew taught you about cutting will come to you, the instructors are by your side endlessly and will help you every step of the way, and that’s when you retain what you’re doing and think back to that chapter you thought wasn’t helpful.

There’s also been so many opportunities to do hair outside of school, in a real world setting, which has been an amazing experience. Networking is key in this industry and I’ve met some really great people thanks to the opportunities I’ve had through Delmar thus far!

For a student, this isn’t the easiest thing you’ll do career wise, but Delmar definitely kicks your butt into gear to help prepare you for your career to take off. If you stick with it, it’ll be worth it in the end! As one of the instructors told our class; ‘we’ll get you through this, even if means you’re kicking and screaming the entire time’…. and so far it hasn’t been even close to that, so we’re doing good! 😉

Life of a Delmar student 101

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-Drea Halpin
@luxxbeautystudio

 

 

No gimmicks just great education.

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

DELMAR RECAP: MAY & JUNE

There has been so much going on at Delmar College that we decided to do another double month recap! Can you believe that June is coming to an end – and summer months have really begun? Did anyone think it would actually come let alone this fast?
Here at Delmar College we are thrilled about this weather and all the things it brings.
Check out what we got up to over the past few months!!

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Delmar College had some amazing monthly specials…

we’ve shared some amazing student work…

Some classes had some experience out of the salon…

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Customer Service Exercise at the Chinook Mall

Delmar College had some graduating classes…

Congratulations to our September Aesthetics class on completing their program
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Congratulations to our First Period Apprentices…
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Congratulations to Our September 1400 hr. Hairstyling class…
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Congratulations to our June 3-day class on finishing their program…
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And last but not least – Congratulations to our October Esthetics graduates!
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Delmar College also had a new class start their adventure with us…. Please join us in welcoming our NOT so new anymore May 3-day Hairstyling class!

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WELCOME!

Delmar College hosted a open house at our brand new location: 3769 4th St. SE 

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and we’ve had a new promotion for our June intake class…

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Delmar College also “HIT THE ROAD” to various events near you…

We Posted a New Blog Series called “FEATURED BEAUTY INFLUENCERS”…

 KATHY TRAN 

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Delmar College had some contest winners…

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Brittany winning our SNAP CHALLENGE

We’ve had our friends at RED BULL come in to our salon and donate some yummy treats…

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and we have shared some student excitement…

CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT NEXT MONTH BRINGS…

JUNE 2018

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Even though May was a great month… We think June has been even better! Check out why…

Delmar College had some amazing June specials…

We’ve shared some amazing student work…

 

Our August 3-day Hair styling class completed their program…

AUGUST CLASS PHOTO SHOOT
CONGRATULATIONS!

Delmar College also had some Outside Educators from Unite , Schwarzkopf, and INMODE come share their knowledge of their products with our student body.

 

Delmar College also has created a extra class for Hot shaves that is OPEN to all Licensed stylists and Apprentices…

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and we’ve shared some student excitement towards their program…

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Delmar College placed a posting out for Esthetics & Nail technician Job openings within our team. If you’re passionate about the industry and would like to take the next step by passing your passion on to the next generation –
Please email: Audreye@delmarcollege.com
with your application! 

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Our instructors had the oppertunity to train with L’Oréal Professional….

We shared our new treasure with you… 

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DELMAR COLLEGE BEAUTY BLENDER

 

We’ve had some amazing student awards given…

MAY & JUNE STUDENT AWARDS

 

Delmar College also hosted a Fathers Day Appreciation event that offered FREE hair cuts …

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Delmar College also highlighted some Senior students photo shoot project with Brandon from Analog Dog Creative Ltd…

 

Delmar College also welcomed a new Clinical class…

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June Clinical Esthetics

 

we also welcomed our June Hair styling class…

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June 3-day Hair Styling class

 

Delmar College shared another “Featured Beauty Influencer” Emily Fortin!

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and uploaded a new Delmar Morning Chatter with Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors.

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Be sure to follow all our social media outlets to keep up with all our new specials, deals, contests, and updates! 

 

Next month:
* Specials/deals/contests
* “Feautred Beauty Influencer”
* New enrolment
* Delmar Morning Chatter
* Much Much More…

Until next time…

 

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-Brittany Connors

 

No gimmicks just great education

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Featured Beauty Influencer: Emily Fortin

       BEAUTY INFLUENCER

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In today’s world beauty has become an internet sensation! There are many social media outlets that are both important for Beauty Professionals to explore, upload, and experience as well as grow due to the success you can achieve using it to your benefit.

Delmar College promotes using Social Media towards growing your career and to get your name known to the world. Beauty lovers like Delmar College students are able to utilize these media outlets such as : Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook in so many ways to either promote, educate, and learn through any direction they choose.

Delmar College wants to shine some light on some of our students who’ve become amazing at their trade, known to individuals, and are making a name for themselves through social media.  These students are Delmar College Featured Beauty Influencers!

This months Featured Beauty Influencer: EMILY FORTIN

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Where is Emily now?

Emily is 7 months into her professional career as a Apprentice working under Accentric Salon & Spa in Sage Hill Calgary, Alberta. Emily has successfully completed 2/4 government exams so far, and cannot wait to complete the next 2. Emily separates her skills from others by “stepping out of a comfort zone”. She builds a diverse clientele by servicing clients from many different ethnicity’s. Where some may not be comfortable with Extremely curly hair – she excels! She loves to challenge herself with all hair types and to continue her growth in the industry!

What Emily does?

Emily provides all services, however her specialty is Balayage, up styles, braiding, and cutting curly hair. We asked Emily how important re-booking is to her. This is her response: ” asking a client to re-book is very important. Depending on what the service is, keeping a client consistent with their appointments and home care will keep their hair maintained and they will be grateful”. This is her way of keeping her clients coming back for more & happy with their results.

↓↓ PHOTOS OF EMILY’S WORK ↓↓

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EMILY WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL

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This beauty Influencer started her career at Delmar College. Emily was enrolled in a 3-day 1400 hr. Hair Styling program in which she embraced her talent and was hired right after school and Emily was recently mentioned on NARCITY as a stylists who is “killing the game in Calgary”. ” I would highly recommend Delmar College to anyone wanting to go into the beauty industry”. “Delmar didn’t only teach great education and skills, but also how to be a professional and build a clientele in a salon environment”. ” I felt confident going into my government exams because I know I was properly trained”.

Emily has 275 followers on her IG account and counting! Like many cosmetologist Emily embraced her talent and first love while making a name for herself in the Hair Styling Industry here in Calgary with only 7 months under her belt!

WAY TO GO EMILY!

Take your talent to the next step

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Want to learn how to do Hair and become a professional like Emily Fortin so you could one day be an influencer? You could get your start at Delmar College just like she did!

We offer a wide range of programs like Hairstyling, BarberingProfessional Aesthetics, Clinical Aesthetics, Makeup artistry, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading, Nail Technician,  Apprenticeship Hairstyling Program ; as well as many short course programs like Brazilian waxing and IPC training (Infection Prevention Control).

-Emily Fortin
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No gimmicks just great education

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

Featured Beauty Influencer: Kathy Tran

 

BEAUTY INFLUENCE

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In today’s world beauty has become an internet sensation! There are many social media outlets that are both important for Beauty Professionals to explore, upload, and experience as well as grow due to the success you can achieve using it to your benefit.

Delmar College promotes using Social Media towards growing your career and to get your name known to the world. Beauty lovers like Delmar College students are able to utilize these media outlets such as : Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook in so many ways to either promote, educate, and learn through any direction they choose.

Delmar College wants to shine some light on some of our students who’ve become amazing at their trade, known to individuals, and are making a name for themselves through social media.  These students are Delmar College Featured Beauty Influencers!

 

 

This months Featured Beauty Influencer: KATHY TRAN

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Where is Kathy now?

Kathy has been working in salons since she completed school 2 years ago. She’s completed her apprenticeship hours & exams and has been a fully licensed stylist for 1 year. Kathy picked up her career and started a new journey working in Toronto, ON at Lisa Dinh Hair Studio for the last 7 months as a Junior hair stylist and LOVING IT!

 

What Kathy does

 

Kathy specializes in Colour but will occasionally do cuts. What she sees mostly in her chair are Balayages and Colour Corrections. Specifically taking dark asian hair to a light ashy blonde tones. 
Daily bookings will range from 2-3 clients per day as it takes time to do these drastic yet BEAUTIFUL masterpeices. 

 

↓↓↓ BELOW ARE PHOTOS OF KATHY’S WORK  ↓↓↓

 

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Kathy is currently booked 2-3 months out on weekdays, and even further for weekends (5-6 months).

“I always suggest that a client rebook in advance, otherwise we do have a wait-list available for cancellations”. 

“My Instagram is my portfolio. It is a great tool to use for advertising the type of work you do and also attract the type of work you want to do. It also shows my progression over the years. I also use Instagram to connect with other hair enthusiast and get inspired as well”.

 KATHY WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL

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This beauty Influencer started her career at Delmar College. Kathy was enrolled in a 3-day 1400hr Hairstyling program in which she embraced her talent and was hired directly from school. Kathy has 1,828 followers on her IG account and growing! Like many cosmetologists Kathy embraced her talent and first love and specialized in it! Color is Kathy’s forte however she still keeps fresh with cuts too!

 

Here is what Kathy has to say about Delmar College: 

“My experience at Delmar College was GREAT! I was taught everything I needed to know to enter into the hair industry with full confidence. Getting my license was a piece of cake because Delmar’s training was so intense (in a good way). I love how the classes were smaller and our instructors were very caring with our education. A lot of people will say ‘ you will forget everything you learned in hair school and develop your own ways’ but even today I am using a lot of the skills that Delmar had taught me!”
-Kathy Tran 

Take your talent to the next step

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Want to learn how to do Hair so you could one day be an influencer like Kathy Tran? You could get your start at Delmar College! We offer a wide range of programs like Hairstyling, BarberingProfessional Aesthetics, Clinical Aesthetics, Makeup artistry, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading, Nail Technician,  Apprenticeship Hairstyling Program ; as well as many short course programs like Brazilian waxing and IPC training (Infection Prevention Control).

 

 

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Follow Kathy on her journey
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No gimmicks just great education

 

 

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

MARCH & APRIL AT DELMAR : RECAP

Wow! The only statement to describe the past few months here at Delmar College. We have been shaking off the winter and welcoming Spring with open arms (even if it doesn’t look and feel like it outside). Here is a quick review of the amazing events that have taken place here at Delmar.

Where do I begin?

Lets start with all our new classes…

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March 2018 Hairstyling Class
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Apprenticeship Period 1
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March 2018 Clinical Aesthetics Class
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April 2018 Barbering Class
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April 2018 Professional Aesthetics Class

 WELCOME TO THE DELMAR FAMILY!

Delmar College wishes all the best to our recent graduating classes! We cannot wait to see what your future holds…

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November Clinical Aesthetics Class
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Day Time Nail Technicians

As well as our May 3-Day Hairstyling class who graduated in March! (unfortunately no class photo)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY GRADUATED FROM DELMAR!

We have shared some amazing specials & deals with you our valued customers…

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Delmar hosted the Calgary Regional Skills Canada Competition …

Shared some behind the scenes of being a student at Delmar College…

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We have also given many awards and prizes…

We have brought in some extra educational classes for our students…

Delmar College volunteered at Hudson’s Bay by Donating free styles for Ladies, and free Men’s cuts and Beard trims to jump-start their “Bay Days”…

Delmar College has partnered with American Crew products and are now available for purchase at our student salon…

We tried out a new contest at Delmar College- The “SNAP CHALLENGE”! This contest is becoming a favourite! If you have not sent us your photo- the contest is until April 30th. The winner will be drawn in May!

We have also published some great blogs (Click link to see the blog):
1. “Diary of a Hair Student #10” by Morgan Calvert
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2. “Published” by Elyse Roberge

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3. “A day as an Esthie” by Rosalyn Edwards

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We’ve shared some Delmar Morning Chatter Vlog’s…

Be sure to stay tuned in to Delmar College Media Outlets for more amazing deals, offers, contests and much more!
Next month:
* Student Ambassador for March & April revealed
* “A day as a Esthie” blog #2
*Meet our NEW STAFF
* New Specials & Prizes
* New enrolment
* Humboldt Bronco’s Fundraising event
* Much Much More…

Until next time…

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Brittany Connors

   No gimmicks just great education

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors