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  • 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 […]

  • 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 fall […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fall Color Sale!
    August 24, 2021

    Our Annual Fall color sale is here! The buzz about fall hair color as begun. I am never anxious to say goodbye to summer and hello to pumpkin spice but we must embrace the change and what better way than with hair color. Wether you are opting for a huge change or subtle highlights to […]

  • How to Reduce the Cost of Tuition: Scholarships and More
    August 4, 2021

    Scholarships: Your Guide to Paying Tuition Costs For Your Cosmetology or Beauty School There’s a saying that goes “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”. Sadly, there’s no such thing as free education either. Tuition is one thing you can count on when pursuing any sort of post-secondary education. A lot of students see […]

  • Nourish Your Dream
    July 26, 2021

    Do you have a dream to use your artistry in the beauty industry? So many young entrepreneurs are conquering the beauty industry.  You can get started down your education path, graduate & get licensed in under a year.  The Salon Professional Academy would love to be a part of your journey to nourish those dreams. […]

  • Christmas in July Sale!
    July 15, 2021

    Gift Card and Dry Shampoo Sale! What upcoming birthdays and celebrations do you have? We already have amazing discounted salon services with our students.  Increase your saving by purchasing a GIFT CARD in July! For a list of services click here https://www.tspamaplewood.com/salon-services/ Book appointments online https://login.meevo.com/TSPAMaplewood/ob?locationId=105309  or call 651-340-0766 $100 Gift Card ~ only $70 $50 […]

  • Kid’s Cuts!
    June 24, 2021

    Your Kids need HAIRCUTS and our Students need MODELS! Did you know that the Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist Examiners require cosmetology students to complete clinical exercises?  The students need to complete 75 haircuts during the 1550 hour course.  The students start their training working with mannequin heads and graduate on to live guests in our Student […]

  • Education Celebration!
    June 1, 2021

      We would like to HONOR and CELEBRATE TEACHERS and SCHOOL STAFF as they finish up the school year!  All teacher and school staff can BUY 1 GET 1 50% off ALL SERVICES during the month of June 2021.  Just show any form of identification showing you work at a school to receive the discount. […]

  • Your Best Sleeping Partner
    May 6, 2021

      Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon feels and smells great while promoting deep, restful sleep that optimizes skin recovery.    Did you know your skin is actively repairing when you sleep?  Simply apply Sound Sleep Cocoon before bed. Sound Sleep Cocoon works through the night to revitalize, brighten and hydrate your skin so you wake up looking […]

  • Celebrating Mom at TSPA Maplewood!
    May 6, 2021

          We are celebrating MOMS all month long here at The Salon Professional Academy. “Mom, thank you for loving and supporting me unconditionally while allowing me to shoot for the starts and become the person I’ve always wanted to be. Thank you for being my mom. Love, Gabby”   TSPA Student Gabby “My […]

  • Discover TSPA ~ OPEN HOUSE
    April 14, 2021

    Deciding on your future career path and choosing the right school is huge! We would like to invite you to discover what TSPA is all about! A future in cosmetology doesn’t have to be a mystery nor does knowing how to get started.  We can connect and help you personally learn what it looks like […]

  • 2021 Diamond Academy WINNER
    April 7, 2021

                         The Salon Professional Academy Maplewood has been awarded 2021 DIAMOND ACADEMY! It is our privilege to except this special honor.  This is an achievement that recognizes The Academy’s commitment to Redken’s education, the industry and our students. We are proud of the Redken fundamentals and […]


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