This course concentrates on the basic fundamentals of hairstyling, from simple blow-drying techniques to creating elaborate, period-inspired hairstyles.
Students will learn to create modern styles, as well as edgy and creative hair designs, using hot tools and roller sets.
This course incorporates daily projects and skill-building sessions, to encourage learning by practice. As part of this course, students are required to complete hair and make-up projects, which relate to on-the-job experience.
STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING IN EACH UNIT:
Hair Basics Unit
- Understand daily chemical disinfectant and able to maintain a clean and sanitized working area at all times.
- Understand varying hair lengths and texture.
- Knowledge of managing and styling the hair on the mannequin heads.
- Properly demonstrate a shampoo and condition application with emphasis placed on water temperature, shampoo /conditioner application and distribution of the product into the hair.
- Remove tangles
- Blow dry the hair with a vent brush removing 98% moisture.
- Demonstrate styling the hair using a round brush and a blow dryer
Hot Tools Unit
- Set the hair with hot rollers. Careful analysis of the hairs texture, length and desired outcome will aid in roller placement choice.
- Hot rollers will be removed without disturbing curl pattern and returned to casing promptly.
- Backcomb the hair in an effort to create volume, security and support in a hairstyle.
- Accurately brick set the hair with hot rollers or a curling iron.
- Craft the hair into a French twist with emphasis placed securing the style with bobby/hair pins and smoothness.
- Properly curl the hair using the proper Marcel iron techniques.
- Properly assess the hairs length and desired outcome so that the proper curling iron size can be used to create the desired curl and style.
- Properly manipulate the hair with tools and products into a desired texture.
- Properly sculpt and design the hair into a 1940’s hairstyle with emphasis on smoothness and balance.
Hair Techniques Unit
- Properly sculpt and manipulate the hair into a finger wave design
- Properly apply waving clamps to secure the ridges of a dry or wet finger wave.
- Properly demonstrate a French braid hairstyle, hair will be free of strays and frizz.
- Create a fishtail braid.
- Properly underhand French braid.
- Properly analyze hair in male grooming based on texture, length and desired outcome
- Properly match, change and add temporary colors to the performer.
- Properly use human hair and synthetic wigs with confidence and will be able to create different styles.
- Properly wrap the hair in preparation for a cap and wig application.
- Accurately color match and measure their
- patrons head to make specialized, clip on,
- hair extensions.
- Style and attach hair extension to their patron
- Consult and style a bride/bridal party with confidence and success based on duplication of a design or style.
- Develop specific character through hair and make-up.
Please note this course is an advanced level course with prerquisites. Certificates are awarded to students who successfully complete an individual course. Individual courses taken on a stand-alone basis are not accredited by ACCSC. In addition, students taking stand-alone courses are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid and some other services that are offered to students and graduates of larger programs. Please contact us for more information.