Planning Ahead - Increase Christmas RevenueAutumn is here which means now is the perfect time to scrub up on your skills and services ahead of the Christmas rush. Here's our pick of the top four courses we're offering right now, just in time to increase your Christmas revenue and help you make the most of one of the busiest seasons of the year.
Women are spending more and more on their lashes every single year, and as party time rolls around, clients will be looking for lashes that last longer.
What you will learn: How to apply lash extensions to lengthen and thicken your clients' lashes, with immediate results lasting up to two months. You will also be instructed in maintenance and removal, as well as an express lash procedure.
Equipment needed: You will need to purchase the Marvelash Student Kit on the day.
Suitable for: Beginners, although some prior knowledge of lash application would be desirable.
Cost/Time: £160+VAT / 10am - 5pm
AFTER HOURS BLOWDRY
Nothing says glam like a fresh blow dry! Hone your skills so you can offer lunch-time and pre-party services that take your clients from the desk to dance floor.
Course: Essential Blow Drying
What you will learn: The perfect blow dry should be frizz-free, smooth and voluminous - and that's what you'll learn. Includes a demonstration of how various tools are used, including straighteners and tongs. You will learn on long-hair heads - no live model necessary!
Equipment needed: Everything is supplied but you are welcome to bring your own brushes, flat irons and dryers if you wish. Please bring your lunch and arrive 9.45am for a prompt start.
Suitable for: Existing hairdressers who want to update their skills, and beginners with an interest in blow drying, styling and finishing hair.
Cost/Time: £85+VAT / 10am - 4pm
Even if you don't have your own Instagram account, you'll no doubt have experienced a client bringing you an image taken from the social media platform as inspiration for a look they want to try. Make sure they book you as their makeup artist, with this brilliant 1-day course.
Course: Beginners Makeup
What you will learn: Three key looks: bridal, minimal, and of course: a special occasions look. You'll learn how to enhance your clients' done structure and how to conduct consultations and makeup trials.
Equipment needed: Salon System Strip Lashes No. 116, foundation and makeup brushes, cleansing wipes or cleanser and moisturiser, cotton buds and tweezers. Makeup will be provided.
Suitable for: Beginners but must be 18+. You will also need to arrange for a model on the day. Please bring a camera and your lunch!
Cost/Time £120+VAT 10am - 4pm
Christmas is a time when everyone wants to play with their nails, which means now is the perfect time for you to book onto this 1-day course.
What you will learn: Using The Manicure Company gel colours, you will learn how to apply and remove gel nail polish, including a French Manicure. You will also learn some basic anatomy of nails, as well as basic salon safety practices and hygiene.
Equipment needed: None; all that you need will be provided on the day.
Suitable for: Beginners
Cost / Time: £75+VAT / 10am - 2.30pm
We've got tons more courses available online; just head to capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/training and take a look!