Cosmetology - "beautifying" - is the study and application of beauty treatment. Branches of specialty includes hairstyling, skin care, cosmetics, manicures, pedicures, permanent hair removal such as waxing and sugaring and permanent hair removal processes such as electrology and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). The program is 1500 hours. Full time and Part-time enrollment available.
A Barber is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men’s and boys' hair. A barber's place of work is known as a "barber shop" or a "barber's". Barber shops are also places of social interaction. The program is 1500 hours long. We have Full Time and Part Time Enrollment available.
Training to become a nail technician involves doing a professional course that normally takes at least 3 months full time and 6 months part time to complete. Courses will more than likely cover anatomy and physiology of the nails, hands, arms, feet and legs, contraindications that may arise, identifying diseases and disorders, proper sanitation and sterilizing techniques. The work itself tends to take place in a beauty salon.
A braid is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of hair. A braid is usually long and narrow, with each component strand functionally equivalent in zigzagging forward through the overlapping mass of the others. The Braiding program is 300 hours long. Full Time and Part-Time enrollment available.
Estheticians are licensed professionals who are experts in maintaining and improving skin and the scope of practice is limited to the epidermis (the outer layer of skin). Estheticians work in salons, med spas, day spas, skin care clinics, and private practices. Estheticians must be licensed in the State of Illinois. Estheticians must complete a minimum 750 hours of training and pass a state exam in order to be licensed. Estheticians are referred to as Beauticians.
A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissue. Our massage therapist program is a hands-on approach to massage. On completion of the program, the graduate is prepared to sit for the Certification Examination to become a licensed massage therapist.
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