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  • TIME to BOGO your favorite TSPA product and service!
    May 25, 2023

    TIME to BOGO your favorite TSPA product and service! Love BOGO’s, ❤️ Grab a friend and double up on your own spoil fest! JUNE 1 – JUNE 30 Buy 1 Get 1 50% off Services* Buy 1 Get 1 50% off Retail*       Retail product lines that we have are Redken, Mizani, Dermalogica, […]

  • 3 Reasons why Cosmetology is Ideal for Working Moms
    May 15, 2023

    Being a working mom can be challenging, but it’s important to find ways to balance your responsibilities and passions. If you’re interested in cosmetology, you might be wondering how to pursue this career while also taking care of your family. In this post, we’ll explore the ideal reasons for working moms who want to enter […]

  • Brazilian Blowout Hair Treatment
    May 4, 2023

    A Brazilian Blowout is a hair treatment that aims to improve the appearance and texture of hair by reducing frizz, enhancing shine, and improving manageability. Here are some potential benefits of a Brazilian Blowout: Reduced Frizz: A Brazilian Blowout can help reduce frizz and flyaways in your hair, making it easier to manage and style. […]

  • $5 Dermalogica FaceFits in May!
    May 4, 2023

    Dermalogica FACEFITS are only $5 in the month of May! Dermalogica FaceFit is a personalized skin treatment with a regimine taught by the Dermalogica brand. It is a 10-15 minute express service designed to provide a quick boost to the skin, with immediate and noticeable results. The treatment is typically performed by a licensed skin therapist and […]

  • Benefit of Attending Cosmetology School
    April 24, 2023

      A cosmetology school is a specialized educational institution that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become licensed cosmetologists. The field of cosmetology encompasses a wide range of beauty and grooming services, including hair styling, makeup application, nail care, and skincare. Cosmetology school is an excellent option for individuals who are passionate […]

  • Selfie Contest
    April 12, 2023

    It’s Selfie Time At The Salon Professional Academy! Selfie photos have become a popular trend over the years, with people taking pictures of themselves and sharing them on social media platforms. Selfies can be taken in different angles, lighting, and locations, making them unique and personalized to the individual. Selfies can also capture memories, document […]

  • Why Get A Facial At A Beauty School?
    April 8, 2023

    photo by TSPA Student –> @estheticsbytm Facials are a popular beauty treatment that involves cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing the skin. While many people opt to get facials at high-end spas or salons, there are several reasons why getting a facial at a beauty school can be a great option. Firstly, getting a facial at a beauty […]

  • Win FREE Haircuts for a YEAR!
    April 6, 2023

      Do you want the details on how to get entered? Here they are…. -Come see any student for any service in April.  This includes both Cosmetology Students and Esthetician Students. -Book your next 2 appointments before you leave.  Again any services. THAT”S IT!!  You will be entered into the drawing!! Winner will recieve FREE […]

  • 5 reasons why to choose The Salon Professional Academy
    March 31, 2023

    Considering pursuing a cosmetology education yet still can’t decide where school to go? Here are some of the things you need to know to consider for The Salon Professional Academy Maplewood. 1. Industry-recognized programs: The Salon Professional Academy Maplewood offers industry-recognized programs that are developed in collaboration with leading professionals in the beauty industry.  We […]

  • Now Offering FASFA!!
    March 5, 2023

    Financial Aid   An Investment in Your Future If you could pay 40-60% less for a house, car or any big-ticket item, you wouldn’t hesitate. Education is one of the biggest investments most people will ever make. Maximize your investment and minimize the cost of getting certification by starting at The Salon Professional Academy. No […]

  • 2023 Salon Industry Trends For Beauty Bosses
    February 10, 2023

    2023 Salon Industry Trends For Beauty Bosses Transforming your client’s ‘do from drab to fab and watching her gaze in amazement at her reflection afterward is a joy you’ll never get tired of. But that’s not the only reason you’re proud to call yourself a beauty boss. Research shows that the demand for hairstylists in […]

  • Considering a Career as an Esthetician?
    February 3, 2023

    Are you considering taking the career of being an Esthetician? Are you wondering why many people are at it and going home with smiles on their faces?  Here are some of the million reasons why you choose to be an esthetician as your career. 1. Esthetician is a rewarding and fulfilling profession, where you can see the […]

  • Things To Know Before Enrolling In Esthetician School
    January 10, 2023

       Interested in enrolling and starting your career as an Esthetician but do not know how and where to start? Here are some things you need to know when considering enrolling in a beauty school.   1. You must consider the location between your home and the school. However, choosing the closest school may not […]

  • Healthy Hair: The Unique Methodology of Prescribing Products
    January 4, 2023

    The best hairstylist does more than just style hair. They are the hair experts that their clients need, with the knowledge that can help a client obtain and maintain healthy hair. You’re the hair hero. As a stylist, you understand the role of quality hair products, but your clients most likely won’t. Many salon clients […]

  • Cosmetology School: Do You Get Paid While Training?
    December 20, 2022

    Can I Get Paid During Cosmetology School? Cosmetology school training is a fun, exciting experience for anyone that wants to pursue a career in the beauty and cosmetics industry. While the value of the knowledge you gain in cosmetology school is immense, people often struggle to answer one question: will I earn an income in […]

  • How Far Can Cosmetology Education Take You?
    December 15, 2022

    Is a Cosmetology Career a Good Idea for Me? According to Forbes, beauty is a $532 billion industry and growing. With this growth, exciting, new technologies have emerged, shaping the beauty industry. Virtual consults, A.I., and social media are just a few of the advances transforming the industry. You may be wondering, “Is a cosmetology […]

  • Be A Mom & Attend Beauty School
    December 6, 2022

    How to Multitask Being a Mom & Attending Beauty School at the Same Time? Being a full-time mom is a brave choice and a tough task. But what is even tougher is deciding & choosing a career while being a mom by attending beauty school. The Salon Professional Academy teaches the skills and techniques needed to become […]

  • Second Chance Scholarship
    November 28, 2022

               $2000   Second Chance Scholarship We understand that the first choice for your schooling may not have been the right fit for you and starting over at another school can be costly and frustrating.  To assist those students who are looking for a different career path, we are offering a […]

  • Gift Giving
    November 14, 2022

    Gift-Giving is our common human nature. It represents our love for one another or simply that we appreciate each other by giving gifts. But thinking of what to give to our loved ones is time-consuming, and maybe it is not what they want or need. That’s why Gift Certificates or Gift Cards are the most […]

  • Don’t Keep your Artistic Self on the Back Burner
    October 14, 2022

    Changing Careers in Minnesota? If you Have a Passion For Beauty, Helping People Live Their Best Selves? Come Explore What The Beauty Industry Has To Offer. Do you wake up conjuring up excuses not to go into work, feeling like something is missing, wondering why you haven’t made a career shift yet or feeling like […]

  • Things to know about the BEAUTY INDUSTRY
    October 14, 2022

    The Beauty Industry consists of hair, nail, skin, waxing, lashes, and more.  You have to study, train and gain experience on how to process and beautify a certain part of a human body. Cosmetology is a fulfilling profession if you love helping clients look beautiful and feel their best. The tasks will involve listening to […]

  • Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting
    September 19, 2022

    Full Eyelash & Eyebrow Tints are definitely trending these days.  Many people gain confidence in wearing make-up on a daily basis. Women who have light hair colors are having a hard time making dark eyelashes and eyebrows look natural and compliment their facial features. But applying makeup every day is a challenging and time-consuming process […]

  • 4 Fall Hair Color Trends
    September 2, 2022

      If you’re looking for stylish hair color for the fall of 2022, look no further! While the spring and summer seasons have been light, sun-kissed, and vivacious, experts predict this fall will usher in a change into cozier tones and warmer shades. The fabulously lovely Halloween sweets that served as the inspiration for these 2022 […]

  • Your Beauty School Tour Checklist
    August 4, 2022

    You’re ready to take the next big step in a cosmetology career – exploring schools. Beauty school tours are an opportunity that shouldn’t simply be about sightseeing. Let’s go over how to approach these all-important events.  What should I take on my beauty school tour? Come to the tour prepared. You will want to bring: […]

  • Back to School at TSPA
    August 2, 2022

      If you are like me you do not want to think about back to school shopping.  My girls and I actually ran by the school supply aisle the other day as I yelled “Don’t look!”  Even though we try to pretend it is not coming it is.  One area that my kids do look […]

  • 9 Advantages of a Career in Cosmetology
    July 27, 2022

    By 2030, employment in the Cosmetology industry is expected to grow by 19%. Cosmetologists apply beauty treatments that treat hair, skin, and nails.  Do you love all things beauty, being creative, and being outside of the standard office environment? If so, Cosmetology school may be right for you. Check out nine advantages to working as […]

  • Why Choose TSPA Maplewood?
    July 19, 2022

    Choosing The Best Cosmetology School for You in Minnesota Cosmetology Alumni, Jordan, shares why she chose The Salon Professional Academy.  She liked the idea of having more one-on-one attention.  She also shares what she learned about the importance of communication between the guest and the stylist. Excellent communication is essential for retention and guest loyalty. […]

  • Christmas in July
    July 14, 2022

        Do you like RECEIVING Gift Certificates? Do you like GIVING Gift Certificates?   We asked our Lead Educator Jordan these questions.   “I like getting gift certificates because you can pick out what you want.”   She likes to gift them because is it easy and nice way to show someone that you are […]

  • Redken Scholarship for The Salon Professional Academy
    June 2, 2022

    Redken has established a scholarship program for students enrolled or accepted to a participating franchise location of The Salon Professional Academy. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard […]

  • Are you Ready to GLOW?
    June 1, 2022

    Are you ready to GLOW? There is no better time than now to come in and treat your skin.  The season is changing & so should your skincare regimin.  It can be very hard to feel glowing during the cold winter in Minnesota.  Come in and enjoy a 30-minute Dermalogica Facial.  Not only can your […]

  • $14,000 in TSPA Scholarships!$!
    May 10, 2022

    SIMPLIFY  YOUR  TUITION  COST!   Did you know that we have over $14,000 in Scholarships available with every Cosmetology Class? We start a new cosmetology program every 4 weeks.  By doing so we can keep the class sizes during the foundations period nice and small.  This offers our students more one on one time to […]

  • $3000 Military Scholarships
    May 10, 2022

    Are you an Active Duty Soldier or an Honorably Discharged Veteran? We would like to thank you and your children for your service/sacrifice to our country by providing you with an opportunity for a Military Scholarship. This scholarship application is available for students who qualify.  Military Scholarship Scholarship Eligibility Must provide a copy of Military […]

  • Prepare For A CAREER With TSPA!
    April 7, 2022

    Changing Careers in Minnesota? If you Have a Passion For Beauty, Helping People Live Their Best Selves? Come Explore What The Beauty Industry Has To Offer.   Do you wake up conjuring up excuses not to go into work, feeling like something is missing, wondering why you haven’t made a career shift yet or feeling […]

  • Affordability Workshop
    April 1, 2022

    Do you want to learn and understand how to afford schooling? The Salon Professional Academy will be hosting an Affordability Workshop.  This workshop will showcase tuition savings for prospects. It’s a way to clear up confusion & fears around paying for your education.  We will explain all the scholarships offered and how to apply.  We […]

  • $6000 AEO GRANT
    March 1, 2022

    Accessing Educational Opportunities (AEO) Grant Students can experience financial challenges when trying to cover costs for tuition / fees and related educational expenses.  The Accessing Educational Opportunities (AEO) Grant is intended to assist students whose family meets the “financial need” criteria listed below and is available at The Salon Professional Academy, Maplewood, Minnesota.  This Grant […]

  • Things to Know Before….and After Body Waxing.
    March 1, 2022

    The Benefits of Body Waxing   Modern cosmetology and esthetics has introduced various methods of hair removal and some age-old techniques are also still in use. Either they are too costly, painful, time-consuming, not suitable for your skin type, or do not lasts longer. Waxing on the other hand has always been a favorite. It […]

  • March BOGO!!!
    February 22, 2022

    You will not want to miss our March BOGO Sale!! Grab a friend or fly solo and reserve your appointments for March!  Whether it is half off your haircut with color or a half-price manicure with a pedicure. It is your choice!  This is also a great time to add a new service you would […]

  • Dermalogica Circle
    February 8, 2022

    We are proud to announce that The Salon Professional Academy Maplewood has been awarded Dermalogica Circle recognition for 2022. We Have Earned This Distinction For The Committment To Our Guests, Business, Education, The Brand & Our Students. Dermalogica is rooted in eduation which is one reason we think it is the perfect skincare line for […]

  • Fashion Show
    January 13, 2022

    We are 20 days away from our Winter Wonderland Fashion Show! One of the favorite parts for the students is participating in our quarterly fashions shows.   We pick a different theme for each show and the students get to use their talent and creativity how they would like.  Every October during the week of […]

  • Ready. Set. Glow. ~The Ultimate Skincare Event
    January 13, 2022

    Are you ready to GLOW?   There is no better time than now to come in and treat your skin.  It can be very hard to feel glowing during the cold winter in Minnesota.  Come in and warm up with a 30 minute Dermalogica Facial.  Not only can your skin feel glowing after your facial […]

  • Top 5 Fashion Trends 2022
    December 21, 2021

    The year 2021 was full of different types of styles and looks. The pandemic-inspired fashion made headlines. Black face masks and wearing loungewear were considered fashion trends. We hope that the new year will be full of colors and rich styles. Here are the top 5 fashion trends that will go big in 2022. Have […]

  • 6 Beauty Tips for the Holidays
    December 10, 2021

    6 Beauty Tips for Holiday   We have some very useful beauty tips that you need this holiday season! Check it out! Tired eyes If you want to get rid of puffy eyes, then give yourself a little massage that makes you look bright and alert for the Holidays.  We recommend a Dermalogica eye cream […]

  • Gift Joyfully
    November 23, 2021

      Why do gift cards for Salons and Spas make a great gift? It is almost the gifting season. With the holidays just around the corner, finding the perfect gifts can be a challenging thing. There are so many different options that you can gift for the holidays, but for some people in your life, […]

  • Winter Skincare Routine
    November 15, 2021

    Should you consider switching your skincare routine during winter? Yes! Absolutely! A regular routine is important for keeping the skin looking healthy, youthful, and glowing. And as the seasons change, comes the need for skincare routine change too. The winter season is considered to be the harshest season for the skin. The cold air, the […]

  • Halloween Costume Ideas
    October 25, 2021

    Do you love Halloween? I do!  I use to say that I wish Halloween happened more than just once a year. When you become a student at The Salon Professional Academy you get to use your creativity more than just at Halloween.  We have a themed fashion show 4 times a year where students get […]

  • Pumpkin Back Facials
    September 25, 2021

    Keep Calm and Get Your Pumpkin On   That’s right!  Get that pumpkin on while you relax and get pampered.  As the weather outside gets colder and the leaves start falling we need to remember the effect of the season change on our skin. We are excited to announce a new fall service that we […]

  • $10,000 Redken Scholarship
    September 21, 2021

    We are so grateful for the Redken Scholarship Program! This year we had 4 cosmetology students receive the $1000 scholarship and 1 student receive the $10,000 scholarship! Redken has established a scholarship program for students enrolled or accepted to a participating franchise location of The Salon Professional Academy. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship […]


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