Professional program courses
In these refresher program courses you will learn the important facts of cosmetology and salon training skills.
These programs will consist of theory, hands-on training, look-on demonstrations,
video training, handout worksheets, assessments, and in salon training experiences.
All of our programs are designed to meet Illinois state requirements.
To register for these programs, you must be an Illinois licensed cosmetologist.
All licensed cosmetologists are required by the state of Illinois to complete 14 hours of continuing education for
license renewal before the expiration date on your current license.
Fill out the registration form on this website. You will be contacted for further detailed information to customize your learning experience.
*Please note that there will be an additional $25 program processing fee added to your total balance for private program courses.
250 CE HOUR PROGRAMS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Salon Product Knowledge
Understanding the chemistry of beauty products will help you make great decisions about which products to market, and which types of those products to use on your clients.
The Cosmetic Industry
Cosmetic Science & Formula Development
Raw Materials & Ingredients
pH Standards & Product Safety Testing
Organic Oils & Butters
The Truths About Sulfates & Parabens
Hazardous Chemical Ingredients
Analyzing Your Ingredient List
Chemical Hair Relaxing & Waving
Learn the chemical hair processes by either reducing excessively wavy/curly hair patterns or creating those patterns on straight hair by changing its molecular structure.
In this program you will learn:
The Process of Chemical Hair Relaxing
The Process of Permanent Hair Waving
Lye vs No Lye
Hair Analysis & Porosity/Elasticity Control
Health Risks with Chemicals
Hair Coloring & Decolorization
Everyone's hair canvas is different. You can not get the same results with the same tube of color on every client. This is why analyzing and understanding your clients hair is important so you can determine the correct formulations to get the appropriate results.
Understanding Your Canvas & Color Correction
Mastering The Color Wheel
Types of Hair Coloring Products
Hair Coloring & Decolorizing Service Techniques
State Board Exam Tutoring
Are you nervous? Don't worry I can help! I can provide you with some test taking tips that will help you ease through your testing process. I will help prep you for your exam so you can be confident in passing your test.
Take advantage of some cosmetology review theory, and a practice mock state board exam.
Theory tutoring sessions will include:
Salon Safety & Sanitation
Analysis of the Hair, Skin, & Nails
Waving & Relaxing
Hair Coloring & Hair Lightening
The Art of Hair Braiding
Learn to create elegant and fun braiding styles for any occasion! There are so many braiding style trends. Use your creative imagination along with combining other hair designing techniques.
Hair Braiding 101
Understanding Braiding Types
Avoiding the Hazards of Braiding
Braid Styling Creations
Hair Braiding with Extensions
Trendy Hair Designs & Bridal Hair Styling
In this program you will learn the concepts of hair styling on multiple textures of hair. You will learn different styling techniques of your choice using different types of electric heating equipment, and other styling tools.
How to Organize & Plan Your Design
Blow Dry Styling
Heat Protection & Product Knowledge
Finger Waves & Wet Styling
Natural Hair Designs
Bridal Hair Design
Trichology & Hair Care
If you want to learn about the scientific approach to healthier hair, this class is for you! This program focuses on the science and biology of the hair strand and scalp. Trichology also deals with the study of hair growth, hair loss, hair/scalp diseases, and more.
The Trichology Wellness Approach
Understanding Hair Growth and Hair Loss
Hair & Scalp Analysis and Consultation
Proper Hair & Scalp Care
Hair & Scalp Diseases
Get inspired! Complete your clients look with the proper nail care treatments and nail designing services. Keep your knowledge fresh by selecting this training program.
The Nail Anatomy
Nail Care & Growth
The Study of Nail Diseases, Disorders, & Other Conditions
Nail Products, Tools & Equipments
The Art of Nail Design
The Art of Artificial Nail Application
The Spa Basics of Manicures & Pedicures
Sanitation, Disinfection, & Sterilization
Client Consultation & Communication
How well do you know your clients? In this lesson you will learn consultation strategies, and understand the different personality traits by studying the D.I.S.C. assessment test. This will help you interact and communicate with your clients better.
Session topics includes:
The D.I.S.C. Assessment Test
The Art of Communication
What You Need to Know During a Consultation
Client Attraction & Retention
Learn the secrets to building a long lasting clientele to keep your clients coming back for more of your great services and experiences!
This program will teach you:
The Art of Sales Pitching
Target Marketing Ideas
Advertising & Visual Aides
The A & A of Retaining Clients
10 Top Reasons Why Clients Leave
Salon Business Prosperity
Think differently about how to run your business by adjusting your mindset. We will discuss how to become financially free from debt, and engage in some goal setting exercises. You will learn powerful marketing secrets, retailing, business planning, and investment ideas.
How To Increase Your Income Stress Free
12 Step Business Rehab Program
The Value of Service
How to Select the BEST Hair & Hair Manufacturer
Winning vs. Failing in Business
The Minds of Millionaires
Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents
Keys To Success
Understanding your "WHY"
Sanitation, Disinfection, & Salon Safety
Learn government safety standards in the work place. Keep your clients and salon environment safe by getting the proper education for you and your staff members.
You will learn:
Salon Safety Procedures,
First Aid Kits & Medical Emergencies
Avoiding Chemical Spills
Wet Floors & Debris
Burglary & Fire Prevention
You can not miss this opportunity to learn the industry's cutting edge of styling with shears! You will have all the knowledge needed to stay above in your career.
In this program you will learn:
Men & Women Hair Cutting/Texturizing Techniques
Razor Hair Cutting
Analyzing & Blueprinting Your Cutting Design Methods
Selecting the Proper Tools & Supplies
Service Safety Procedures
Lace Units, Wigs, & Hair Extensions
Is that your hair? This is the question people will be asking your clients after you have mastered these hair wig and extension techniques.
Understanding Wig/Hair Extension Methods
Unit Construction & Materials
Client Instructional Care Guide
Measuring Tips & Techniques
The Truths About Adhesives
Service Preparation, Installations, & Removal
How to Prevent Hair Loss & Hair/Skin Damage
The Art of Wig Making
The Art of Micro-linking Extensions
The Art of Fusion Hair Extensions
Drop Off Wig/Hair Extension Services
Enhanced Skin Care & Make Up Application
In this course you will learn:
The Anatomy of the Skin & Skin Care
Understanding Dermatology & The Role of a Dermatologist
The Stages of Aging Skin
What is Healthy Skin?
Basic Skin Types & Characteristics
Skin Disorders & Skin Diseases
Infection Control & Safety
Make Up Application
Make Up Service Consultation
Professional Make Up Tools & Supply Kit
Camera Ready Make Up Guide
All About Lashes & Brows