Minnesota School of Cosmetology- Advanced Techniques

Thinking of a career in 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 school instructors bring a unique blend of expertise and style to the advanced beauty techniques they teach, giving you the confidence you need to put your cosmetology college training into practice.

Hair Color Techniques

At Minnesota School of Cosmetology, college students will receive advanced color training above and beyond what the state requires. College students 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, college students will have the opportunity to experiment with other lines in our specialty cosmetology college classes, making you more marketable in the industry. Some of the advanced techniques college students will learn include:

  • Foiling paint-between
  • Back-to-back foiling techniques
  • Three-color applications
  • Practicing with various color lines
  • Advanced color placement
  • Color corrections
  • Color mixing and formulation
  • Specialty coloring
    • Balayage
    • Ombre
    • Foilayage

Hair Cutting Techniques

Hair cutting is more difficult than it looks, so receiving the proper training from hair cutting specialists is extremely important. Minnesota School of Cosmetology has school instructors who have specialized in salons for numerous years, specifically in the hair cutting field. College students will receive hands-on instructional training in not only the basic techniques of hair cutting, but also the most advanced techniques and current trends. Some of the techniques college students 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

Ready to get started?

Do you have a passion for enhancing beauty and well-being in others? Schedule a college tour today, and find out what your future could look like. Call us at 651-432-4635 or request information below.

Hair Styling Techniques

Having the right hairstyle to compliment the art you’ve created is a must! College students will receive plenty of experience in mastering the art of hairstyling on a wide range of hair types. Minnesota School of Cosmetology has a busy and diverse clinic floor, which allows college students to get the vital real-world, hands-on experience college students need to be successful in cosmetology. 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
  • Relaxers

Specialty Skin Care Techniques

There are many exciting things happening in the skin care portion of our cosmetology program. College Students will learn from one of the most experienced school instructors in esthiology using Dermalogica products, one of the most reputable skin care lines on the market. Some of the advanced skin care techniques college students will have the chance to learn include:

  • Speed waxing
  • Body waxing
  • Specialty advanced make-up techniques for special occasions
  • Shading and contouring
  • Steamer facials
  • Advanced makeup for special occasions

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.

Find out what Minnesota School of Cosmetology can do for you

10-month Cosmetology Diploma |

13-Month Massage Therapy Diploma |

5-Month Esthiology Diploma

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