Cosmetology School in McAllen

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Your Choices of Cosmetology School, McAllen TX

In the fashion and artistry industry, a cosmetologist is more than just a hairstylist – they are people who can take a client from the average into a realm of cutting-edge fashion in just one sitting. Cosmetologists can specialize in hair, but they can also have a breadth of knowledge. For example, they may apply makeup for weddings, perform manicures and other nail art, recommend hair treatments for a damaged scalp, consult with a client for a dazzling new style, and more.

They also need to understand the business side. Scheduling appointments, tracking product usage, soothing clients, and offering stellar customer service are all necessary components to being a successful cosmetologist. Cosmetology school McAllen TX teach all of the necessary styling and communication skills needed to excel in this industry. Official cosmetology school McAllen TX programs may vary from school to school, but any quality college will offer the same basic knowledge set. Here are a few to consider.  

Vogue College of Cosmetology
In just under 11 months, you can train to become a licensed cosmetologist. First, you will learn the latest and greatest styles in cutting, design, and color. You will become familiar with different hair textures, modern skin care and treatments, and cutting-edge in art nail design and application. What’s more, you will get to hone your skills in their active student salon. You will be taught by experienced instructors who have a passion for style and beauty. You will gain product and retailing knowledge for popular brands. Finally, you will enjoy the low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure that your education is more engaging and personalized. They offer classes in both English and Spanish, with both day and evening courses.  

Southern Careers Institute
In just under a year, you can study to become a cosmetology operator at the Southern Careers Institute. You will learn the essential techniques related to cosmetology, such as cutting, styling, and coloring hair; applying scalp treatments; performing manicures and pedicures; waxing, and more. All instructors are experienced, and will demonstrate how to interact professionally with clients. What’s more, you will understand the basics of scheduling appointments, client management, sanitation and safety procedures, and salon management. To ensure your success, you will receive plenty of hands-on training. Southern Careers Institute happily offers employment guidance, including resume and interviewing help.  

University of Cosmetology Arts and Science
In the 1500 hour program, the University of Cosmetology Arts and Science offers a robust program that prides itself on teaching the latest trends with the newest techniques. From styling to pedicures to makeup application, you will learn the skills required not just for success, but to prepare for state licensing. Their program will help you gain employment as a hair designer, salon manager, product demonstrator, and more.  

Your Outlook
If you enjoy fashion and people, becoming a cosmetologist may be the career for you. Take a look at the cosmetology school McAllen TX, such as Southern Careers Institute, to find one that fits your schedule. Take the leap into cosmetology and prepare for a fantastic career.

This article was published on: 03/20/13 12:33 PM

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