Cosmetology

Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin, and nail care and makeup application

Our Cosmetology School Program incorporates extensive hands-on learning to provide you a complete understanding of beauty and wellness.

Upon completion, you'll be prepared for a career as a hair stylist or technician, makeup artist or as an aspiring salon owner. 

Learn Cosmetology at Brown Aveda Institute.


Career Opportunities for Graduates

  • hair stylist
  • makeup artist
  • sales representative
  • salon owner
  • hair coloring specialist
  • stylist or makeup artist for film, theater, fashion or print

Gainful Employment information


Cosmetology Curriculum Overview

Throughout the Cosmetology School Program, you'll cover the following topics in varying levels of depth and detail, giving you an exceptional foundation for your professional career.

Your cosmetology school training encompasses three types of learning:

  • Theoretical knowledge, the foundation of your education
  • Practical experience, the application of your knowledge
  • Professional business-building skills, vital for your success

What you'll learn

Chemistry

  • scalp and hair analysis
  • bacteriology infection control
  • sanitation / sterilization
  • ingredient analysis

Hair Cutting

  • implements and techniques
  • sectioning, scissors, clippers, razors
  • client consultation

Skin Care

  • histology
  • disorders
  • facials
  • cleansing
  • massage
  • full body general relaxation massage
  • moisturizing

Anatomy & Physiology

  • cells tissue and organs
  • muscular system
  • nervous system
  • circulatory system
  • endocrine system
  • excretory system
  • respiratory system
  • digestive system
  • nutrition

Permanent Restructuring

  • history of permanent waving
  • chemistry of solutions
  • pre-perm analysis
  • rod selection
  • perming techniques
  • custom perm design and wrapping

Makeup

  • tools
  • color theory
  • types of applications
  • corrective makeup

Plant Aromaology

  • history of aromaology
  • psychology of aroma
  • therapeutic effects
  • custom testing and blending

Shampooing and Conditioning

  • product analysis
  • procedures and techniques
  • draping for wet and dry chemical services
  • selecting correct shampoo / conditioner

Chemical Hair Relaxing/Restructuring

  • relaxing / restructuring
  • product analysis
  • client hair analysis
  • application techniques
  • equipment
  • implements and materials

Nail Care

  • aromaology manicures / pedicures
  • nail design and artistry
  • nail extensions
  • massage techniques for hands, arms and feet

Hair Styling

  • wet styling
  • fingerwaving
  • pin curl techniques
  • roller curls
  • comb out techniques
  • artistry in hair styling
  • thermal styling
  • conventional thermal (marcel) irons
  • electric thermal irons
  • blow-dry styling
  • artistry of artificial hair

Development

  • Business of Being™
  • time management
  • goal setting
  • team building
  • communication
  • leadership
  • cover letter/resume writing
  • interview techniques
  • job requirements
  • employee benefits and wages
  • retail merchandising
  • salon entrepreneurship

Hair Coloring

  • color theory
  • classifications of hair color
  • product analysis
  • corrective coloring
  • contemporary techniques
  • one dimensional
  • multidimensional
  • foils
  • bleach / tone

State Rules and Regulations

  • Ohio laws and rules
  • safety and sanitation requirements
  • personal / career 
  • human trafficking (one hour)

Interested in enrolling in the Cosmetology program? 

Request information here.