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Beauty Care

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Beauty Care

This extremely well-rounded course covers varied aspects of hair, nail and skin care as well as client interaction and the salon business.

Students will learn fundamental techniques that can be used at home or as a stepping stone for a number of careers in beauty care.

If you enjoy helping others to look and feel their best, then Stratford's Beauty Care course is an excellent place to start. Our in-depth curriculum could also help to prepare you for attending more specialized beauty schools.

Perfect your look or help others to perfect theirs with this fun yet challenging program.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for an cosmotologist is $27,630.*
The Wonderful World of Professional Makeup and Cosmetics
• Introduction: Make an Impression
• Tools, Products, and Basic Equipment
• Manufacturing and Distribution of Cosmetics
• Working with Clients
• Personality and Fashion Profiles
• Introduction to Color Theory
• Friends in the Cosmetics Industry
• Self-Assessment Exercise of Personality and Body Features
• Makeup Tips and Tricks You Can Try Yourself

Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Section 1
• A History of Skin Care and Opportunities
• Life Skills
• Your Professional Image
• Communicating for Success
• Infection Control Principles and Practices
• General Anatomy and Physiology
• Skin Structure, Growth and Nutrition
• Skin Disorders and Diseases

Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Section 2
• Nail Structure and Growth
• Nail Disorders and Diseases
• Properties of the Hair and Scalp
• Basics of Chemistry
• Basics of Electricity
• Scalp Care, Shampooing, and Conditioning
• Haircutting

Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Section 3
• Hairstyling
• Braiding and Braid Extensions
• Wigs and Hair Additions
• Chemical Texture Services
• Haircoloring

Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Section 4
• Hair Removal
• Facials
• Facial Makeup
• Manicuring
• Pedicuring
• Nail tips and Wraps
• Nail Enhancements
• UV gels
• Seeking Employment
• On the Job
• The Salon Business

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021 Edition
Will I be licensed or certified after completing the Beauty Care course?
No. While Stratford's Beauty Care course is extremely thorough, it is meant to serve only as an introduction and does not satisfy the requirements needed to become licensed or certified. Students graduate with a career diploma.

Will this course help me get into cosmetology school?
Stratford's Beauty Care course could be an excellent precursor for more professional training as it can help you gain a lot of important fundamental knowledge, but taking this course does not guarantee placement in another school or career setting. Many schools have their own admissions policies. You would have to contact the school that you are interested in applying to for that information.

Does this course come with any additional beauty care materials?
Since this course focuses primarily on concept, no additional materials are required to complete your studies. All textbooks, study guides, exams and support materials are included.
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"This course has helped me feel even more passionate about the career I want to go into!"

Ashlie M.

"It helped me gain more beauty skills."

Mara D.

"I really enjoyed taking this course! I loved that it was something I could do at home at my own convenience. The tuition is really affordable and that was a big plus for me."

Rebecca B.