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MSC- Advanced Techniques

Thinking of a career in cosmetology? You can prepare to enter this field through advanced cosmetology training at Minnesota School of Cosmetology. Once you have mastered basic beauty techniques, you will receive hands-on training in advanced hair cutting techniques, coloring and styling, and skin care.

Our instructors bring a unique blend of expertise and style to the advanced beauty techniques they teach, giving you the confidence you need to put them into practice.

At MSC, you will receive advanced color training above and beyond what the state requires. You will receive a well-rounded education in color theory and application. Wella, which is popular in many of the finest salons, is our primary color line. However, you will have the opportunity to experiment with other lines in our specialty classes, making you more marketable in the industry. Some of the advanced techniques you will learn include:

  • Foiling paint-betweens
  • Back-to-back foiling techniques
  • Three-color applications
  • Practicing with various color lines
  • Advanced color placement
  • Color corrections
  • Color mixing and formulation
  • Multiple color product lines, including SoColor, Color Sync, Framesi, Lanza, Kadus and Logics

Hair cutting is more difficult than it looks, so receiving the proper training from hair cutting specialists is extremely important. MSC has instructors who have specialized in salons for numerous years, specifically in the hair cutting field. You will receive hands-on instruction in not only the basic techniques of hair cutting, but also the most advanced techniques and current trends. Some of the techniques you will have the opportunity to learn include:

  • Designing a customized cut with schematics
  • Designing a cut to enhance facial features and body structure
  • Working with individual head form for precision
  • Hands-on trend releases
  • Razor cutting
  • Fades
  • Texturizing
  • Clipper cuts

Having the right hairstyle to compliment the art you’ve created is a must! You will receive plenty of experience in mastering the art of hairstyling on a wide range of hair types. MSC has a busy and diverse clinic floor, which allows you to get the vital real-world, hands-on experience you need to be successful in the industry. Some of the hairstyling techniques you’ll learn include:

  • Era-specific styling methods
  • Specialty perm wraps
  • Quick styling methods
  • Celebrity look-alikes
  • Marcel irons
  • Braiding
  • Sew-ins
  • Extensions
  • Weaves
  • Relaxers

There are many exciting things happening in the skin care portion of our program. You will learn from one of the most experienced instructors in esthiology using Dermalogica products, one of the most reputable skin care lines on the market. In addition to the training you’ll receive at MSC, you will also have the opportunity to attend advanced classes at the Dermalogica Institute in downtown Minneapolis. Some of the advanced skin care techniques you’ll have the chance to learn include:

  • Speed waxing
  • Body waxing
  • Specialty advanced make-up techniques for special occasions
  • Shading and contouring
  • Steamer facials
  • Make-up for runway and photo shoots
  • Hyperpigmentation or enzyme peel facials

Apply your learning

Being prepared for a real world of beauty means applying what you’ve learned through your training, which is why we have designed a salon setting where you can take on real clients from the community. Whether its hair color, waxing or pedicures, you can hone your specialty or advance your experience across all areas of cosmetology.

For those with aspirations in the fashion world, we also offer training in runway makeup and hair applications.

Ready to get started?

Do you have a passion for enhancing beauty and well-being in others? Schedule a tour today, and find out what your future could look like. Call us at 1-877-541-8777 or visit us here.

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10-Month Cosmetology Diploma

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