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Cosmetology Schools in Denver, Provo, Tucson, Phoenix, & Avondale

Turn your passion for hair, skincare, and nails into a fulfilling career. The ever-changing and growing field of cosmetology offers individuals creative freedom, flexible work schedules, the feeling of accomplishment, and the ability to practice beauty in a variety of settings, all while impacting others in a meaningful way by helping build confidence.

Regardless of which path in the beauty industry you choose, a career in cosmetology begins with a cutting-edge education from an accredited institution. The comprehensive cosmetology programs offered by Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona provide those who aspire to be beauty professionals a way to achieve their dreams. Learn more about our cosmetology programs and how you can start a rewarding career in the beauty industry.

About Our Cosmetology Program and Curriculum

To help students craft a future that aligns with their passions of beauty and fashion, we offer a well-rounded curriculum designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to become certified cosmetologists. Led by dedicated instructors, our cosmetology program teaches students modern techniques that will help them grow into skilled, confident professionals in their field of choice.

In a learning environment that encourages, growth, teamwork, and professional development, students can work with a wide range of industry-leading, cruelty-free, 100% vegan Aveda products. To prepare students for their future endeavors in the beauty industry, the curriculum for our cosmetology program covers several important topics, including:

  • Haircutting, coloring, styling
  • Shaving and razor design
  • Thermal styling
  • Pin-curl techniques
  • Perms and hair waving
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Artificial nail application
  • Waxing techniques
  • Lash and row tinting
  • Facials

Licensure hours of the program vary by location, ranging from 1,500 to 1,600 hours to take into account each state’s requirements. To better accommodate our students and their busy schedules, we offer daytime and evening courses or part-time options at select campuses.

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we believe the most effective learning is a combination of traditional classroom training and hands-on experiences. Our team strives to provide several professional opportunities to help students hone their craft and tap into a focus that best suits them. Some of what students can explore include:

  • Workshops to improve technical skills
  • Master series demonstrations
  • Professional photo shoots
  • Career fairs

In addition to perfecting their skills, these opportunities are intended to encourage students to network and cultivate relationships that can be beneficial to their careers.

When enrolled at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, extraordinary experiences are at your fingertips. You’ll be able further your experience and career by taking advantage of several extracurricular events at your disposal, such as studying abroad, attending fashion week, or participating in the North American Hairstyling Awards experience.

Career Opportunities in the Cosmetology Field

A career as a cosmetologist can be a rewarding experience for multiple reasons. One of the most alluring aspects of becoming a cosmetologist is the vast amount of career opportunities available. The job outlook for cosmetology professionals is positive and is expected to grow considerably in the coming years, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After passing the cosmetology licensing exam, potential career paths that may be available to students can include:

  • Hairstylist
  • Salon owner/manager
  • Hair coloring specialist
  • Permanent waving specialist
  • Sales representative
  • Fashion show stylist
  • Film stylist

An evolving job market is not the only benefit of pursuing a career as a beauty professional. Cosmetologists can enjoy a host of other great perks, such as the ability to work with various coworkers and clients.

When practicing cosmetology, no two days are ever quite the same. Each day you will provide different services for different clients, which can help reduce the possibility of burnout. Furthermore, cosmetologists work with people of all backgrounds. Every day is an opportunity to build new connections and hear the stories of different types of people.

Enroll in Cosmetology School in CO, UT, and AZ

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we strive to empower our students and encourage them to follow their passions. Whether your goal is to help clients achieve a look they can be proud of or acquire a position where your creativity can shine, our team is here for you. We aim to guide students in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah in their quest to become licensed cosmetologists and provide them with the required training through our comprehensive cosmetology program.

To help students invest in their future, we offer financial aid opportunities, scholarships, grants, and loans to those who qualify. Contact us today for more information on how to enroll in our program or to schedule a tour at one of our campus locations.

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