The State of Connecticut Requires 1500 hours
of Cosmetology/Hairdressing training.
Our students learn the necessary business and customer service skills to help them succeed in the beauty industry!
We incorporate Milady's online testing, how-to videos, and demos utilizing our Smart TV's within our theory and practical education.
Our students develop and implement events such as Cut-a-thons & fashion shows for various charities and Competition Hair Shows!
MAC Makeup Course
Oxford Academy of Hair Design's MAC Makeup Course will teach you the skills you need to be a certified Makeup Artist!
Student kits are complete with MAC makeup and one year student MAC membership card, tools, rolling case, books, tools and sundries. Included in the course is a Photo shoot with a professional Photographer to begin your portfolio and marketing.
Learn Color Correction & Blending, Skin Preparation, Hi-Lighting and Contouring, Camoflauge, Day to evening makeup, Airbrush makeup, winged liner, Smokey Eye, Bridal Makeup,False eye lash application, Brows, Fantasy Makeup, marketing and more! Classes are scheduled based on enrollment 4-5 times per year.
6 weeks Tues & Thurs 5pm-9pm
Skin Care specialists are referred to as Estheticians. These are the professionals that are entrusted with treating the largest organ of the human body, the skin. Youthful, glowing and radiant skin is in high demand! With Esthetics training from our Esthetics program, students will help clients achieve their desired results.
The 600 hour - Esthetics program will provide students with the confidence and knowledge they need to properly analyze the skin and administer treatments that will help achieve the desired results. The Esthetics course is focused on Beauty, health and wellness. As an esthetician, your clients will seek your expertise and advice to correct past damage and to prevent future problems. Students will work with the best product lines including Dermalogica.
Effective July 1, 2020
The State of Connecticut now requires all Estheticians to complete an approved 600 hour Esthetic program to be licensed. After successfully completing the 600 hour Esthetics program, students will receive a Diploma. Graduates will be eligible for employment as an Esthetician once they are licensed by the State of Connecticut.
Objective: Students will receive practical, hands-on instruction covering all aspects of skin care and esthetics, including skin analysis, cleansing, depilating, customized facials, facial & Body massage techniques, Body wrapping & Sea Treatments, hair removal, exfoliation, facial steamers and machines, makeup artistry, nail care, nutrition and the understanding of product ingredients. Students will also learn skin anatomy, physiology and health. Included in the course is the business skills and career planning techniques that will prepare students for a successful career.
Job Opportunities: There is a variety of career opportunities available including employment at resort hotels; spas; salons; cruise ships, medi-spas; and even doctors’ offices in the plastic surgery, chiropractic or dermatological fields.
Eyelash Technician Program (Hybrid): NOT AVAILABLE till fall 2023
(50 clock hours) Course Description: This Program is taught in English. The Eyelash Technician Program (Hybrid) course of study consists of 50 clock hours of Instruction. All 18 theory clock hours will be completed ONLINE utilizing Zoom and Milady’s digital platform CIMA. The remaining 32 hours will be completed On-Campus for practical hands-on training. Models will be required as part of this program. Eyelash extensions are one of the most lucrative services you can offer in the beauty industry, with low overhead and high-ticketed bookings. Being able to apply, refill, and remove lash extensions correctly, efficiently, and safely are the skills needed to succeed in a market where both demand and client expectations are high. It is important to keep in mind that this is not a one-size-fits-all service.
Just as everyone’s eyelashes, eyes, and face are unique, so too should every client’s eyelash extension application service be customized to fit their needs. Eyelash technicians must also teach the client how to care for their extensions—eyelash extensions can be enjoyed year-round by following simple maintenance and care instructions along with retouch applications. Eyelash technicians will study and have a thorough understanding of eyelash extension application and similar services.
Objectives and skills to be developed:
1. Explain why knowledge of eyelash extension application is essential to eyelash extension technicians.
2. Demonstrate a thorough client consultation for eyelash extensions.
3. Summarize how to choose the appropriate length and thickness of extension to best suit your client.
4. Describe the purpose of a lash map.
5. Recognize the conditions that contraindicate eyelash services.
6. Discuss how to prepare the client for lash application.
7. Apply temporary cluster or strip lashes to the client safely.
8. Perform a classic eyelash application.
9. Perform a volume eyelash application.
10. Perform an eyelash refill & removal procedure.
12. Describe aftercare instructions for eyelash extension clients.
13. Identify solutions to common eyelash extension problems.