Recent Blog Posts

Tips on Cutting Men’s Hair

Posted on: August 10th, 2015
Guest post by Colleen "Vaseline Dion" Moore, TUBC student from our CNE campus. Cutting hair is an art form, so there's really no right or wrong way to get awesome results with a haircut. Every stylist is different, but there are some basic principals that all stylists can use to improve speed and quality when cutting men's hair. Good technical skills will also increase your male client retention. Here are my thoughts on cutting men's hair. DRY HAIR When using clippers, its almost always ... Read Full Article

“NO MORE” Video Contest

Posted on: August 4th, 2015
A few months ago, the founder of Tricoci University, Mario Tricoci, and the CEO, Ross Bravo, attended the “Chicago Says No More” event and were moved. An internal committee was formed for the sole purpose of learning about the types of abuse that The No More Project brings awareness to. We were moved to take action and wanted to be a voice for our students on these serious, epidemic issues. We felt it was our responsibility to make our students, who are primarily female, and some in at-ris ... Read Full Article

How to Achieve Ombre Hair Color

Posted on: August 3rd, 2015
Guest post by Katie Carswell, TUBC student at our CNE Campus. Ombre hair is one of the most requested services by colorists in a salon. There is no one single right way to do an ombre, you can achieve this look using many different techniques. In this blog I will be sharing some of my favorite and most successful ways to get an ombre on your client. Before you color your clients hair A good ombre is all about placement and if you place the lightener and color the hair before you cut it, it ... Read Full Article

Questions to Ask when Choosing a Beauty School

Posted on: July 14th, 2015
Selecting which beauty school you will attend can be one of those life-changing decisions, and thus Tricoci University recommends that you don’t rush into a decision. Check out other schools to determine which will be the best fit for you. For prospective students that are passionate about a career in the beauty industry, are committed to receiving an advanced level of training, and want to be prepared to accelerate their career after graduating, we believe the best fit will be Tricoci Univers ... Read Full Article

The Textured Dreadlock Updo

Posted on: June 5th, 2015
Check out this recreation by current Tricoci University student, Jeannette Chavez of an updo that she created and was recently featured on Modern Salon. You'll definitely need to keep your Redken styling products by your side because this updo has everything... volume, teasing, twisting, pinning, and lots of crimping. If you're looking for a new updo to add to your wedding and prom toolkit, then this one is for you. PRODUCTS USED Redken Iron Shape Heat Protectant Redken Fashion Work Hai ... Read Full Article

Get Schooled in Creative Hair Color

Posted on: June 3rd, 2015
Dan Johnson, world renowned Hair Color Specialist, visited the Glendale Heights campus this Tuesday for guest color consultations and to teach the TUBC students about creative color and color theory.  Dan has been doing hair for over 30 years and just by being around him and hearing his wisdom, you know it. My day alongside Dan was filled with heart-warming stories of triumph and tragedy that happened throughout Dan Johnson's career, as well as what he learned from those experiences that he ... Read Full Article