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Cosmo Prof is celebrating its fourth annual Hairstylist Appreciation Week aimed at giving back to the stylist community and supporting ongoing growth in both creativity and business. The event takes place April 21-25, 2024.

The celebratory week will be complete with free educational offerings, providing stylists with exclusive access to leading brands and industry experts with select classes also offering CEU eligibility. Classes will be focused on the needs of hairdressers – providing them with no-cost business solutions, product knowledge, technical knowledge, and more. Classes will be hosted by industry professionals from top brands like Olaplex, Schwarzkopf, Wella, ColorWow, John Paul Mitchell Systems and Kenra.

CEU-eligible classes will be held during the first two days of the event. See the full CEU class schedule below:

World Creativity And Innovation Day - Sunday, April 21st 

  • Creative Balayage With OLAPLEX - Sunday, April 21 11:00 AM CST
    • Join us as OLAPLEX Advocate, Mary Ott (@maryh.ott ) creates dimension with creative colors. Mary will share how she chooses the perfect shades to create brightness and depth. She'll also walk you through the process of painting to create highs and lows. Healthy hair is beautiful hair, so Mary will share how she avoids damage and maintains healthy hair throughout the process with OLAPLEX.
    • CEU Eligible
  • Luxury Client Experience With Kenra - Sunday, April 21 1:00 PM CST
    • Elevate your client experience with a Luxury Scalp Facial! Great hair starts at the scalp, so join us as we share how you can treat your clients with an indulgence that will have them raving about it for days! The more ways we are able to show appreciation for our clients, the more they will appreciate us, and this class is designed to provide tips and tricks to do just that-- all while increasing your revenue and building your business behind the chair!
    • CEU Eligible
  • Spark Your Creativity With Schwarzkopf Professional - Sunday, April 21 3:00 PM CST
    • Spark Your Creativity With Schwarzkopf Professional. Join Alwyn DiGregorio as she shows you how to find creative inspiration with Schwarzkopf Professional's Essential Looks Trend Collections. These collections are released twice a year and provide you all you need to be ready for current trends inspired by the Fashion Runways of the world. Alwyn will also be breaking down and demonstrating a color technique from one of the collections and will share with you how to translate it for inspiration in the salon!
    • CEU Eligible

Earth Day - Monday, April 22nd 

  • Styling Techniques And Session Hair Hacks With Color Wow - Monday, April 22 11:00 AM CST
    • Join Color Wow’s Education Team for a fresh approach to the art of styling. Discover new techniques, session hair hacks you can use on your clients, and key insights into the power of using social media. Learn how to optimize your"work" to increase your business and create your own "brand".
    • CEU Eligible
  • Discover Koleston Xpress With Wella! - Monday, April 22 1:00 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
  • EcoCurls: Sustainable & Stylish With John Paul Mitchell Systems - Monday, April 22 3:00 PM CST
    • Join Paul Mitchell curly hair educator Mahogany Plautz for EcoCurls: Sustainable & Stylish! A one-hour journey into the world of eco-conscious beauty. Discover the art of cutting and embracing the uniqueness of your natural curls. In this virtual class, we'll delve into the condensed cutting method, emphasizing personalized approaches for diverse curl patterns. Uncover the secrets to achieving stylish looks featuring environmentally-friendly Tea Tree. Celebrate Earth Day every day by learning practices that not only enhance your curls but contribute to a greener, more sustainable beauty routine.
    • CEU Eligible

Go to cosmoprofbeauty.com to learn more and register for classes.

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