Hairstylist Appreciation Week at Cosmo Prof: Complimentary Education + CEU Eligibility
Hairstylist Appreciation Week at Cosmo Prof: Complimentary Education + CEU Eligibility

Back again this year in support of Hairstylist Appreciation Week (4/23 - 4/27), Cosmo Prof is hosting its third annual week-long virtual event filled with complimentary educational offerings, with select classes also offering CEU eligibility. These free classes will be focused on the needs of hairdressers – providing them with no-cost business solutions, product knowledge, and technical knowledge. Classes will be hosted by industry professionals from top brands like Olaplex, Wella, Joico, and Rusk.

Full Class List:

National Take A Chance Day - Sunday, April 23rd

Craft Movement - 11:00 AM CST

Discover NEW Color Services in this immersive digital seminar. Celebrate Color with Movement and Multi-Tonal Healthy Looking Results with Wella! (CEU Eligible)

John Paul Mitchell Systems Perfect Purple - 1:00 PM CST

A look at techniques and formulas for perfect purples with Paul Mitchell Pop XG and Color XG. (CEU Eligible)

Hair Cutting Transformation with OLAPLEX - 3:00 PM CST

Join OLAPLEX Advocate and Educator, Amy Spencer (@amyspencerhair), as her model "Takes a Chance"! Amy will teach a cutting technique and reveal an amazing transformation. She'll share her favorite product recommendations for in-salon services, what products to retail, and tips for finishing the service after any hair transformation. (CEU Eligible)

Fashion Revolution Day, Future of Fashion - Monday, April 24th

Rusk Styling Revolution - 11:00 AM CST

Come and experience the new Rusk styling collection that provides protection from color fading, frizz, and lackluster hair. All while being weightless allowing you to achieve beautiful, voluminous hair. (CEU Eligible)

Pravana Business - 1:00 PM CST 

Business class with a live model. (CEU Eligible)

Beauty in Blonde with Joico - 3:00 PM CST

Unlock the secrets to stunning blonding with this class! If you're a stylist looking to expand your skills or take your blonding to the next level, our class will provide you with the tools and techniques you need to achieve the perfect blonde. Joico’s Artistic Educator, Lisa Maxey, will guide you through the latest trends and techniques in blonding. You will learn how to create natural-looking blonde tones, as well as how to achieve bold, fashion-forward looks. In addition to her demonstration, her class will also cover color theory, hair health, and product selection. We will also provide you with tips and tricks for maintaining your blonde hair at home. Do not miss this opportunity to take your blonding skills to the next level! (CEU Eligible)

Texture Tuesday - Tuesday, April 25th

Celebrating Curl Diversity - 11:00 AM CST

At Ouidad, we celebrate each and every curl type: Wavy & Loose, Tight, Spiral or Coily! Join Curl Expert and Artist Stephanie Hinkle as she walks through the different curl patterns and specific needs plus how to best serve each and every curl pattern. Plus witness proper product application, the Ouidad Signature Rake and Shake Styling Methodology. Stephanie will complete with live demonstration of “breaking the cast” or opening those curls after the hair dries. 

Do You Have Curl Curiosity? - 1:00 PM CST

Learn how the Hydrasilk® Hydrating Bond System can diversify your curly client portfolio and help you become an expert in "Curl Diversity".

SexyHair x Cosmo Prof - 3:00 PM CST

Immerse yourself in the world of texture using a unique professional cutting system that teaches you how to quickly analyze any head shape and hair texture to create a desired cut in less time than before. Structure in Motion helps you cut through angles efficiently and accurately in one movement with less wear on your body.

We Love Color Wednesday - Wednesday, April 26th

Moroccanoil x Cosmo Prof - 11:00 AM CST

Details TBD

Matrix Color Trends - 1:00 PM CST

In this class, go beyond what you know about creative coloring with. Learn how to create endless top-trending formulas that will help take your color services to the next level.

#Mydentity We Love Color Wednesday - 3:00 PM CST

Learn all about our new Reflect Liquid Demi color and a signature maximum impact, minimal foiling highlighting placement.

Thursday, April 27th

Scandi Hair with Celeb Luxury - 11:00 AM CST

Join Lucy to learn the hot new Scandi hair technique! Scandi blonde mimics the gorgeous natural blonde hair, found in Scandinavia. With its beautiful golden and natural cool tones, it is easy to see why the look is so popular. Lucy will break this look down and show you how easy it is to achieve and also maintain using Celeb Luxury. You won’t want to miss out on this look or class!

Building Your Barbering and Business - 1:00 PM CST

Join Andis Global Educator, Lici LadyBarber as she walks you through her best tips and tricks to elevate your fading, selecting the correct tools for the job and speak how she built her business from day one. You will also learn proper tool maintenance and walk away with new skills for barbering and your business. 

Take Control of Your Finances - Budgeting for Success - 3:00 PM CST

In honor of Take Control Thursday, we're proud to bring you Tonia Ostrenga (@elpasohairwitch), a self-proclaimed budgeting enthusiast! For six years she has specialized in all things color and color corrections, building up a solid clientele. She knew how to make money, but didn't know how to effectively spend it. After a ton of research, she developed a method that helped her take control of her spending, and now she's excited to show us all how to do it! She breaks down every type of expense and how much of your revenue should be spent on each, empowering you to maximize your profit and savings. You'll walk away with a roadmap for success!

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