Avenue Five Institute


Avenue Five Institute is an award winning and nationally accredited beauty and wellness school school located in Austin, TX. Students receive specialized training in cosmetology, esthetics, massage therapy, or make-up.

Wildflower Beauty & Brows


I find it most important to understand, investigate and cater to my client's needs. My passion for helping others led to getting my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. During this time, I worked as a Makeup Artist for MAC Cosmetics and found my artistic passion. I was able to balance and combine these skills, creating what I refer to as Makeup Service Therapy.

Don’t be a Target – Data Breach


The speed of innovation in the technology world is difficult to imagine (think Virtual Reality gaming, Cloud Computing, even bendable phone screens) and the business world is fully immersed in the wave of innovation. The rapid rate of technological change brings some fantastic opportunities to our industry with new apps and software programs and widespread interconnectivity and data harvesting.

Microblading 101


Microblading, also known as 3D brows, embroidery, micro pigmentation, and eyebrow tattooing is semi-permanent makeup for your brows. This procedure is performed using a hand-held tool with fine needles in line as a straight blade.  Each “hair” or “stroke” is etched into your skin to give your brows a natural and full look. Microblading can last anywhere from one to two years depending on your skin type and post skin care. Clients may want to do microblading on their brows due to thinning brows, over-tweezed brows, or even in cases of alopecia with no eyebrows at all.

December 31st Deadline for Oregon Laser Professionals


Many states are beginning to require a higher standard of professional certification to operate cosmetic lasers. Oregon is on the forefront of this and Allied Beauty Experts is proud to have our Certified Laser Professional exam, or CLP, as one of the few tests chosen to determine who can receive the Oregon Advanced Esthetician license. by the Oregon Health Licensing Office.

Wellness Treatments for your Menu


Chakra Treatments aka Spinning Wheels of Energy, are a new trend in the Spa industry! People across the globe are demanding this treatment at their local spa. Charka treatments go way beyond colored lights reaching more in depth chakra alignment. Some spas have a weeklong Chakra program that deep dives into each Chakra individually.