The Gift of Giving Back to the Homeless: One Haircut at a Time

April 23, 2019

When cosmetology was offered in high school, New York senior, Michelle Morelli jumped at the chance. Knowing that academics did not appeal to her, and that she had an eye for beauty, Michelle finally knew what it felt like to get A's. And get into a profession that was, indeed, her calling. Read More
Fun and Hair is The Recipe For Success

April 16, 2019

When Kathy Simms had to choose, a no-brainer choice, between going to school to be a dentist or a hairdresser, she knew that she wanted to make it fun. Today Kathy has her own business and finds her calendar filled up with repeat customers who appreciate her detail and perfectionism. A woman who turns the lemons of life into lemonade, Kathy embraces the curve balls that life has thrown her and is an inspiration for us all. Read More
God's Plan in the Beauty World: Karen Raciti

April 09, 2019

Karen Raciti was a high school student, not sure of her direction when the school offered new curriculum: dental hygienist, nursing or cosmetology. Forty years later, as Karen stands with shears in hand in her own salon, she knows that decision years ago to check out the Cosmetology program was part of God's plan for her life. Read More
You Are Never Too Old to Pursue What's In Your Heart

April 02, 2019

Too many people let their dreams die when life happens. Tammy Gregory married, had her kids, and listened to the stirring in her heart. She envisioned herself standing behind a chair with Icon Shears in hand, making clients feel beautiful. But ultimately dreaming of teaching in the beauty industry. Today Tammy smiles as she lives in a dream come true. Read More