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Cosmetology Schools: Brownsville TX Hands-On Training

When you think about what led you to an interest in cosmetology school it probably goes back to your childhood. Were you always experimenting with your own hair and makeup? Perhaps you even gave a few practice cuts to brave friends and family throughout the years. The desire to become a cosmetologist likely runs deep within your bones. The only thing standing in your way at this point is the appropriate certification. While that can feel daunting, even overwhelming, keep in mind that your training includes ample hands-on learning opportunities. You’ll find yourself right back where you were in junior high when you sat your best friend in front of you and said, “Don’t worry. I know what to do!” Here’s what you can expect from cosmetology schools Brownsville TX.   Salon & Spa Institute SSI requires cosmetology students to complete a certain number of practical applications for each skill learned, including:

  • Client Protection/Hairdressing: 600 applications
  • Sanitation: 500 applications
  • Hair coloring: 100 applications
  • Chemical Hair Services: 100 applications
  • Facials: 30 applications
  • Scalp and Hair Treatments: 30 applications
  • Manicure/Pedicure: 30 applications

Applications can be performed on other students, salon patrons or a mannequin. Students can also practice mock applications as necessary. Students are responsible for keeping track of each application performed and obtaining instructor verification.   Southern Careers Institute Cosmetology students at SCI have the unique opportunity to work at a real salon. Students perform a variety of hair, skin and nail services under the watchful eyes of professional instructors at the Southern Star Salon in Brownsville. Students get hours of practice servicing and relating to clients in a real-world environment that prepares them for a future career. SCI cosmetology students will practice and perform:

  • ABC Cutting Hair the Sassoon Way
  • ABC Colouring Hair the Sassoon Way
  • Nuts and Bolts Salon Management
  • Hair Styling
  • Facials & Makeup
  • Hair & Scalp Treatment
  • Waxing
  • Perms & Relaxers
  • Manicuring

  Aveda Institutes Students at the Aveda Institute in Corpus Christi get the opportunity for hands-on learning from the start. The curriculum is built upon practical experience, with a foundation of theoretical knowledge. The Aveda Institute allows students to practice in a real salon environment with real clients beginning Day 1.   As you consider cosmetology schools Brownsville TX, remember that hands-on training will be an integral part of your learning. Since you’ve likely been cutting, coloring, painting, and trimming since your youth, the training will be a mere extension of the foundation you’ve already started. You can expect to put in many hours of practical experience, resulting in a well-rounded education that prepares you for your dream job anywhere you’d like to be.

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