SESSION STYLIST / HAIR STYLING CERTIFICATE
This 6 day course is suitable for the absolute beginner with no previous experience and there is no entry requirement. It would also benefit someone with hair styling experience who may feel they need a refresh on the latest styles.
This course builds from our Freelance Certificate in Professional Makeup and Advanced Makeup Techniques into the freelance world of hair styling. More than ever it has become very important to have more skills than just make-up alone. This course is perfect for a make-up artist to learn added skills helping give you the opportunity to gain more work on photo shoots, catwalk shows and weddings.
You will be taught by a selection of working freelance hair stylists, whom are all very well known in the fashion industry. The artists who teach this course work on major fashion shows in London, Paris, New York and Milan as well as all the big magazines such as Glamour, Vogue and Harpers Bazaar.
Our session stylists will give you a thorough insight into working on bridal, backstage on shows and photoshoots, as well as teach you the most up to date looks and styles. This course will teach simple hairstyles but will also work up to creative avant-garde styles you see on the catwalk and in magazines today.
The course will cover the following subjects in detail:
Hair Product Selection
Before creating a style, learn how to select the right product. In this section we will guide you through products and their uses.
Tools and Equipment
You will find out what tools are needed for a session stylist kit. We will guide you through their personal kits to give you a good understanding of what is required
Lean how to section the hair, keeping it clean and tidy before beginning your desired style.
Learn how to blow dry hair in to simple styles adding volume and body.
Learn how to set hair into styles using both heated rollers, and classic wet setting techniques.
Creating Curls with Hot Tools
Most session stylists work with tongs whether it’s back stage or on a shoot. Learn how to create body curls, flicks and other tonguing tricks.
Hair Pieces and Extensions
Our stylist will help you understand and teach you how to work with hair pieces and creating styles around extensions
Bridal Hair Up
Learn how to create stunning styles for Brides. Learning the correct technique for securing the hair with pins in our bridal make up school .
Fashion Editorial and Catwalk
Our stylist will help you understand set etiquette on photographic and fashion magazines shoots. Teaching you how to create effective styles for fashion catwalk, and the speed that is required for backstage.