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  Continuing Education

Renewal Year: February 1, 2013– January 31, 2015

Approved by the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology for professional Cosmetologists, Nail Technicians and Estheticians!

The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology requires that all licensed professionals complete
8 hours of Continuing Education by January 31, 2011.

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  New Class Schedule Coming Soon

Date Class Name Who Can Take
This Course
     
September 9, 2012 New Directions in Color
Advanced Nail Art Designs
Brows to Brazilians
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
September 23, 2012 Blueprint to Precision Haircutting
Perfecting the Acrylic Nail Workshop
Full Body Massage Certification
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
October 7, 2012 Path to Perfection – Color Correction
The Secrets of Gel Nails/ UV Gel Nails
Make-up Application and Trends
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
October 21, 2012 Hair Extension Boot Camp

Advanced Nail Art Designs
Brows to Brazilians
Cosmetology, Hair desiger,
Natural hair stylist
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cos, Nail, Esth
     
November 4, 2012 Fundamentals of Foiling
The Skinny on Skincare
Fundamentals of Natural Hair

Social Media for Salons and Stylists
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Esthetician
Cosmetology, Hair designer, Natural hair stylist
All Licenses
     
November 18, 2012 New Directions in Color
Perfecting the Acrylic Nail Workshop
Lift and Glow Facial and Eye Treatment Holistic Foot Massage
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
Cosmetology, Nail technician
     
December 2, 2012 Hair Extension Boot Camp

The Secrets of Gel Nails/ UV Gel Nails
Make-up Application and Trends
Cosmetology, Hair desiger,
Natural hair stylist
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
December 9, 2012 Path to Perfection – Color Correction
Advanced Nail Designs
Lift and Glow Facial and Eye Treatment
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
January 6, 2013 Blueprint to Precision Haircutting
Fundamentals of Natural Hair

Advanced Nail Designs
The Skinny on Skincare
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Hair desiger,
Natural hair stylist
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
January 13, 2013 Fundamentals of Foiling
The Secrets of Gel Nails/ UV Gel Nails
Social Media for Salons and Stylists
Brows to Brazilians
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
All Licenses
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     
January 27, 2013 New Directions in Color
Make-up Application and Trends
Perfecting the Acrylic Nail Workshop
Full Body Massage Certification
Cosmetology, Hair desiger
Cosmetology, Nail technician
Cosmetology, Nail techncian
Cosmetology, Esthetician
     

 

  Course Descriptions

The Blueprint to Precision Haircutting by Michelle Harman 4 hours $65
Learn how to create amazing shapes through unique sectioning, using the proper tools. Create texture and softness with amazing control using just your scissors. Learn to systemize and mix classic precision techniques related to body and hand positions.

Brows to Brazilians Waxing 4 Hours Cost: $65
This is a class that promises to be both fun and educational. This class will discuss and demonstrate the proper techniques for shaping brows as well as how to provide professional Brazilian wax services. This class deals with sensitive waxing issues. You will learn to deal with these situations so you can perform this professional service and make your client feel comfortable. Learn the following: Safety, sanitation and health, client comfort and consultation, wax review (hard and soft waxes to use), Brazilian etiquette (draping and positioning) waxing techniques for a Brazilian , pre and post products and frequently asked questions. Leave this class knowing how to perform both a Bikini and Brazilian wax.

Secrets of Gel Polish and UV/Gel Nails by Christina Smith 4 Hours Cost: $65
You won’t believe your eyes-or your profits! Spice up your service menu with the “must have” service of the season featuring Shellac/Gel Polishes. Gel Polish delivers proven 14 + day wear with no chipping or scratching. Learn advanced application techniques that create unique, one-of-a-kind nails that demand client loyalty.

Fundamentals of Foiling by Elmer Bilek 4 Hours Cost: $65
Elmer will teach you the easiest, fastest way of applying foils in the hair. Dimensional coloring and foil placement is the life line of the salon industry- the more proficient you become, the more money you will make. This class will take your foil placement skills to a new level. Whether you are a beginner or are just looking to refine your foil placements skills, this class is for you.

Perfecting the Acrylic Nail Workshop by Christina Smith 8 Hours Cost: $125
This is the class you have been waiting for! Artificial nails are the most challenging to apply and maintain. This is a hands-on class that will allow you to become more confident with acrylic application to eliminate lifting and cracking. Learn all the secrets for flawless acrylic nail application. You will learn how to properly prepare the nail, do overlays, how to apply a nail with a paper form extension, apply a tip overlay, filing techniques, and trouble shooting techniques will be discusses as well. You will walk away feeling confident working with acrylic and be able to create nails you are proud of. Please bring with you your acrylic nail supplies.

Fundamentals of Natural Hair by Teresa Saxton-McCurry 4 Hours Cost: $85
This hands-on class interactive class will allow you to learn the importance of hair analysis and how to effectively use the natural curl key: to service the hair and scalp of the naturally curly client. Engage in the world of texture by learning how to manage and style diverse curl patterns. In our growing multi-cultural world, the average client may have a combination of hair types and textures. Learn how to navigate through this diversity and build your business as a reflection of the world today. Please bring: Working curly hair mannequin, styling, barber and rat-tail combs, one jumbo braid kanekalon hair, black rubber bands, bobby pins and hair clips.

Massage Certification by Cheri Heinzerling 8 hours Cost: $125
This course is designed for the Esthetician or Cosmetologist to receive their full- body massage certification. By taking this course, an Esthetician or Cosmetologist may provide full body massage as part of a skin care treatment. Massage is a treatment that can be added to a salon for minimal cost and minimal space yet allow you to increase your income. You will receive hands-on massage techniques and learn about the application of products and their uses. In addition to your continuing education units each participant will qualify to be certified in massage for Ohio State Board of Cosmetology purposes.

Facial and Eye Treatments by Kim Lee 4 hours Cost: $65
Learn this amazing facial that delivers visible results with just one treatment! Learn the spa- exclusive Polypeptides Freeze dried treatment to brighten age spots & hyperpigmentation while tightening slack skin … immediately! Learn the Cryo stone targeted eye treatment to visibly Improve dark circles and create an instant Eye lift. So gentle and effective, we recommend this treatment on your Wedding day!

New Directions in Color by Elmer Bilek 4 Hours Cost: $65
This course would include ideas for improving definition of each cut with correct color placement and tone. Learn innovative and technical foil patterns, color blocking and freestyle hair painting.

Social Media for Salons and Stylists by Michelle Harman 4 Hours Cost: $65
The New Word of Mouth!
If you are confused, curious, or conflicted about social media this class is for you. Twitter, Linked-In, You Tube, Facebook, blogging…rest assured you are not alone. Explore the secrets for creating your brand, generating raving clients and expanding your profit opportunities through the power of social media. Ease all of your doubts, fears and misconceptions about social media and position yourself to maximize the extensive benefits of social media marketing tools. Walk away from this seminar with a strategy for Social Media success putting the power of social media to work for you!

Make Up Application and Trends by Dresden Buras 4 Hours Cost: $65
Review the latest trends in the professional make-up artistry and reveal the trends of what is happening in the cosmetic industry. Topics will include how to select colors for different skin tones, ages and occasions, the application of the color palette and how to blend for a natural and fabulous look.

Color Correction Path to Perfection by Elmer Bilek 4 Hours Cost: $65
Today’s diverse coloring techniques, whether semi-permanent or permanent, makes hair more fun. This class covers everything from basic color theory (level system and underlying pigment) to comprehensive information on every aspect of color correction. Get answers on your questions regarding types of hair, hair properties, consultations, eliminating or replacing underlying pigment, and color removal. Learn how to formulate for poor gray coverage, brown out reds, and various other options to difficult situations.

Advanced Nail Art Designs by Christina Smith 4 Hours Cost: $65
Learn Nail Art applications such as abstract color fading, inset designs, aquarium art, and three dimensional techniques. Learn new techniques and designs with colored acrylic. Increase revenues by incorporating rhinestones, flowers, and other enhancements to your nail designs. See the latest in nail art designs for different holidays and special events. Get some hands-on experience and bring along your nail art supplies and practice tips to display your new creations. Walk away from this class knowing how to market, price and promote your new skills and grow your business to increase revenues.

Hair Extension Boot Camp by Lovie Lewis 4 Hours Cost: $65
More hair – longer hair – fuller hair: These are all things that women wish for in their own hair. Today’s hair extensions allow women to walk out within hours from a salon with a total new look. Why wait for hair to grow? This class will demonstrate creative and advanced braiding patterns for sew-in weaves. Gain knowledge of why master stylists choose sew-ins over glue bonding. This class will give you major tips on cutting your time in half when applying sew-in hair extensions. Create a successful natural looking weave while using a needle and thread. Learn how to market yourself as a hair extension specialist and how to price your services accordingly. You won’t want to miss this class so that you can give your clients a style that they have only dreamed about.

Holistic Foot Massage (pre reflexology) by Cheri Heinzerling 8 hours Cost: $125
This course is designed for the Cosmetologist or Nail Technician who would like to enhance their foot services they are currently offering. Your clients will come back for more when you give them the ultimate in stress and tension relief. Use specific massage and pressure points from zone therapy and reflexology to induce relaxation. This is not a reflexology course, but rather a hands-on class is the perfect way to refresh your clients’ day. The theory component of this course includes anatomy and physiology of the feet, professional conduct, business awareness and proper sanitation and infection control. You will also learn more about several popular add-on services such as scrubs, paraffin, mud treatments and essential oils treatments to boost retail sales as well. Look for our Reflexology course to become fully certified in this technique to add onto your license within your salon. A great way to add additional income.

  Admissions Guidelines

  1. Space is sometimes limited, we recommend that registrations be received one week
    prior to course date. Please include your email if you want a confirmation.
  2. There is an additional $10 fee to register at the door or to reschedule a class
    on or after the course date. Registration fees are non-refundable.
  3. All classes meet from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. This
    includes a lunch break.

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Online Courses

If you prefer to take your continuing education courses online, you may attend the Inner State Beauty School Virtual University. Click here for information on our online courses.

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