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Cinta Aveda Institute

305 Kearny Street [at Bush]
San Francisco, CA 94108
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Our instructors are uniquely qualified to provide you with the technical, personal, and business skills you need to achieve professional success.

Upon completion, you’ll be ready to face the California State Board Exam and prepared for a rewarding career as a licensed cosmetologist (hair designer), retail sales specialist, salon manager, salon owner, or one of the following rewarding Beauty Industry careers.

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What will you be when you graduate?

  • Hair Stylist
  • Makeup Artist
  • Nail Technician
  • Product Sales Representative
  • Permanent Waving Specialist
  • Hair Coloring Specialist
  • Salon/Spa Manager
  • Salon/Spa Owner
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • State Board Member or Inspector
  • Educational Director for a Product Manufacturer
  • Consultant/Trainer
  • Stylist for Film, Theater, Fashion or Print
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Cosmetology Course—What You Will Learn

You’ll start with the fundamentals of cutting, styling and chemical restructuring of hair, skin care, nail care, makeup and the related sciences. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on developing skill and accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest servicing and personal development skills. This unit also covers state safety requirements.

Cinta Aveda will help you unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in hair cutting, styling, coloring, permanent waving and chemical restructuring. Time in the clinic allows you to become increasingly confident in your professional abilities. You will begin to learn vital employment and career-advancing skills such as successful interviewing and resume writing.

You will be ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal-setting, merchandising and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration become well-versed for the salon.

We will prepare you to demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and the theoretical knowledge you need to pass the written examination required by Cinta Aveda and the state of California for licensure. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional.

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Want to learn more about our Cosmetology program? Give us a call at (415) 989-4400 ext. 1 or fill out the contact form below.

Disclosures: Cosmetology

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