Have you always had a flair for hair? Do you like to keep up with the latest styles and cuts? Are you just starting out or looking to change careers? Going into cosmetology may be the way for you. Z Hair Academy in Summit Salon in Lee’s Summit offers classes that start every six weeks which will teach you all you need to know about hair.
Z Hair Academy in Summit Salon in Lee’s Summit starts with teaching the basics in hair cutting, creating a foundation from which a stylist can build upon to express his or her creativity. From there, the student will move into more challenging study such as up do’s for weddings and proms, coloring using a cap and using foil, and precision treatments for different kinds of hair. The student will learn perming and straightening as well. After the basic training, you will enjoy cutting the hair of the public which get discounts for you to practice on them.
Other courses offered include nail care from whole hand manicures to artifical nails. Skin care is another area of study. Learning the products in differnt lines of skin care products is essential for someone who wants to eventually open a full service salon. Knowing which products go with which skin types or problems is fun.
The first set of courses include learning to shampoo, hair design and long hair design. You will also study perms, thermal straighteners and relaxers, as well as basic hair coloring and lightening. You will perform basic hair cuts using shears, razors and clippers. You will learn to style hair using the blow dryer, curling iron and flat iron. A basic facial and nail services are also covered. The second and third sets of courses builds on the first. You will be expected to know theory as well as technique. You will be expected to be able to do more complicated styles and be able to give the customer what he or she wants.
In addition to teaching the cosmetology techniques, Z Hair Academy also holds classes to prepare you for opening your own business. They help you prepare for the state licensing board tests, offer resumé writing seminars and give advice on the interview process. Getting your degree and passing your state licensing boards will get you well on your way to a successful business. You can read more here for additional details.