Hairstyling Courses

Looking For A Fast-track Future in Hairstyling?

ESI’s Hairstyling Course Is The Fastest Way To Become A Licensed Hairstylist.

Do you have the drive and determination like Elle Woods in Legally Blonde that fueled her in her career moves? to become a trendsetting hairstylist? If you know your creative outlet in the beauty industry is just working on hair alone, then enrolling in the hairstyling course at ESI will be your fastest way to enter into the hair industry as a licensed hair styling professional.

What’s The difference Between Hairstyling Classes vs Cosmetology?

Unlike our 50 week cosmetology program, the hairstyling program is shorterby 10 weeks because it doesn’t cover natural nail care, express or mini facials, or lash extensions…Just the hair! Great news though, both programs are accredited and that means you can apply for financial aid, grants, Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships and more.

The students who enroll into our 40 week Hairstyling program will learn more than just balayage, ombre, updos and styling techniques. You will learn how to prescribe hair care products, pre-booking and maintaining a client book of business, professional social media tactics, and many other aspects to ensure you graduate a salon ready L’Oreal Professional with in-demand skills.

Contact Casey in Admissions if you’d like to learn about this amazing opportunity.

Best Classes To Take Before Attending Cosmetology School

Working in the beauty industry goes well beyond L’Oreal trends and color forecasting—there is a massive education component involved.

 Which classes will help me get into cosmetology school?

It is important to love what you do and to set yourself up for success, no doubt. While most high schools do not teach hairstyling courses they do offer classes that can and will help prepare you for an easier transition into beauty education. Here is our academy’s line up that has benefited all of our graduates.

The Arts:

Your inner artist is in constant motion. Deepening your true sense of creativity is vital. Classes such as art, sculpture, fashion or theater; these classes will help your inner artist evolve — keep your creativity flowing.

The Sciences:

Chemical properties of products and how hair behaves is part of the hair stylists world. Don’t let this lingo make you slip into your very own nightmare version of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. We know artists often feel like they can’t relate to nerdy scientists but guess what? What do you think you’re practicing when you’re calculating color formulas, prescribing products, timing thermal applications, understanding product labels and understanding a chemical application series process?! Science classes will help you understand why all of the fun pretty things you are playing with….are behaving the way they do!

The Communication:

First impressions are everything when building your business. You’ll be asked to speak about what you do, articulate best practices when it comes to the products you prescribe, negotiate with supply reps, when market yourself and more. It doesn’t matter if you choose to become a trendsetting stylist, beauty editor, trichologist, beauty boss, beauty marketer, or a YouTube beauty sensation….first impressions are everything. Writing, grammar, public speaking courses will help you easily share, market, or discuss your brand to guests, groups or to your community. Confidence is everything. You want to become a beauty boss don’t you?

Let’s face it, it doesn’t matter whether you’re searching for the best classes to take to get into cosmetology school, tuition costs, or seeking what the requirements are for beauty school in general; quality education is key to gaining access to this $532 billion industry.

If you’re curious about receiving more information about our academy’s programs or cosmetology requirements or if you can enroll into cosmetology school as a high school student, please reach out to our Admissions Director to have an easy conversation about what you think is best for you.

Are You A Beauty Influencer?

Use Your Cosmetology or Estheticians Training to Be an Influencer

Media has a significant influence on fashion and beauty. Social media is a popular tool for advertising a home business. Create a name for yourself with your new cosmetology training using online tools to show your beauty business authority. Popular beauty influencers who gain people’s attention with their eye-catching beauty treatments include:

  • Huda Kattan: The creator of Huda Beauty, is a major American influencer showing off her cosmetology knowledge by providing beauty advice.
  • Michelle Phan: After gaining a large following, she began the famous Ipsy line.
  • Cristine Raquel Rotenberg: A nail artist by trade, she showcases her love of nail art by giving tutorials with a touch of humor.
  • Nikkie de Jager: Nikkie is a YouTube sensation, gaining 12.2 million subscribers.

Looking back, can you think of movies that inspire you to be a cosmetologist?

Celebrities shine in part because of the cosmetologists & estheticians who work with them. Celebrities that have had a significant impact on beauty trends include: Billy Eilish, Janelle Monae, Lucy Boynton, and Ava Duvernay.

Many people seeking beauty treatments desire treatments to look like their favorite movie stars and musicians. Fun movies with the best makeup and hair include: Marie Antoinette, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pretty Woman, and Mean Girls.

Types of Beauty Careers

The great thing about cosmetology training is that you can choose from numerous careers, including: Beauty influencer, Cosmetics and beauty tips blogger, Hairstylist, Manicurist, Makeup artist, Product entrepreneur, Personal stylist, and Fashion stylist.

Our Students Get Hired

Contact Elevate Salon Institute for more information about switching jobs and learn using brand name products like L’Oreal, Dermalogica, and MUD Make-up. Admissions would be happy to share more about our state-of-the-art campus and the famous brand names you’ll become an expert with.