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Barber - Cosmetologist Training

Barber­cosmetologist training

The barber/cosmetologist performs hair and nail care services in a salon or barber shop upon  successful completion of the state barber­cosmetology licensure requirements. Training also  gives the students the option to specialize in areas such as skin care, manicuring, coloring,  perm, waving, and hair styling. After sufficient work experience and additional education,  possible employment opportunities include licensed manager of a salon, licensed instructor in  a barber cosmetologist school, supply house representative and state board examiner. As a Barber/Cosmetologist graduate your employers will expect you to be able to: •

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Perform skills (shampooing, scalp treatments, cuts, styles, perms, chemical relaxing,  color treatments, nail and skin care). Perform all duties related to salon operations. Apply safety, sanitation, and law policies and procedures. Demonstrate business sense and managerial abilities.

Several schools across the US offer barber­cosmetologist training in line with the state  licensure requirements. Typical course outline of such a program will be: | Barber & Beauty Schools in US


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Bacteriology for barber/cosmetology Skin and related disorders Facials and cosmetics Hair and related disorders Shampooing ­safety practices and professionalism Laws and regulations for cosmetology Haircutting and related equipment Hairstyling and related equipment Hair coloring Permanent waving Chemical relaxing Nails and related Disorders Manicuring

Employment opportunities for barber­cosmetologists are quite good now­a­days. Starting  salaries can be in the range of $15,000 to $25,000. For more information about barber training programs visit

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Barber-cosmetologist training  

The barber/cosmetologist performs hair and nail care services in a salon or barber shop upon successful completion of the state barber-cosme...

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