Hair Styling Essentials

Learn how to become a professional hair stylist online with QC’s professional courses.

In this course, you’ll get:

  • Hair Styling Essentials Certificate of Completion
  • One-on-one mentoring from professional hair stylists
  • A free professional hair styling starter kit
  • Full business training to prepare you for a new career

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Your Hair Styling Kit

You’ll receive a beautiful interchangeable curling wand custom designed for this course. The wand comes with 5 different barrels, all in varying widths, and you can also adjust the temperature for different hair types. Create countless looks with this versatile wand.

As an added bonus, you’ll also receive a silicone mat, perfect for resting your wand on as you work.

1/4 – 3/4 inch (8-19 mm) interchangeable barrel
3/4 inch (19 mm) interchangable barrel
3/4 – 1 inch (18-25 mm) interchangeable barrel
1 inch (25 mm) interchangeable barrel
1 1/4 inch (32 mm) interchangeable barrel
Silicone mat perfect for resting your wand as you work

Hair Styling Essentials Course Outline

With help from celebrity makeup artist Nathan Johnson, professional makeup artist and hair stylist, Laurie Vukich, will walk you through every step of the hair styling process!

You will learn a variety of techniques from the basics of braiding to creating elaborate pin curls in a series of hands-on assignments. Put your knowledge to work by completing a series of hands-on assignments.

UNIT A: Introduction to Hair Styling

  • The consultation, etiquette, and hygiene
  • The anatomy of the head and hair
  • Products and tools for hair styling
  • Stocking your hair styling kit
  • Components of hair design
  • Face shapes and structure

UNIT B: Foundational Styling Techniques

  • Working with wet hair
  • Blow drying techniques
  • Creating volume
  • Curling tools
  • The anatomy of a curl
  • Curling and waving techniques
  • Combining techniques

UNIT C: Popular Hair Styling Techniques

  • Finger waves, pin curls, and braiding
  • Updos and hair extensions
  • Bridal hair styling
  • The top knot
  • Male styling and grooming

UNIT D: Period Hair Styles

  • Researching a period style
  • The 1840s and 1880s
  • Various styles from the 20th Century

UNIT E: Starting Your Own Business

  • Starting your own hair styling business
  • Marketing for hair stylists
  • Plan a styled shoot

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How You’ll Learn

1

Access Your Course Materials

Receive your online materials within 48 hours, and receive your course package and free makeup kit in 5-10 business days.
2

Submit Your Assignments

Practice your makeup techniques and complete fun and practical hands-on assignments. Submit your assignments to the Online Student Center and wait for your tutor's feedback!
3

Review Your Feedback

Your personal tutor will review your work and provide you with personalized audio feedback. Use this advice to improve your skills for the next unit!
4

Become a Certified Makeup Artist

Graduate from your course and receive your professional makeup artist certification!
The M.A.C. Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

The M.A.C. Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

QC Makeup Academy Product Discounts 

Students that graduate from QC can take advantage of the exclusive product discounts offered by QC’s preferred makeup partners. Product quality is an important part of becoming a successful makeup artist!

Our Guarantee

We stand behind our quality courses. That’s why we offer a full money-back guarantee. From the day you receive your course materials, you’ll have 21 days to review the course materials.

If you do not find that the course is a good fit for you, simply return the materials, unused, with a tracking number, and your course fees will be immediately refunded. All we ask is that you call the School to receive shipping instructions.

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towards a new career in hair styling?

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