The cosmetology and barber industry can go far beyond cutting hair. This industry is very people oriented and rooted in creativity, aesthetics, and fashion. In addition to hairstylists, cosmetology industry jobs include estheticians, nail technicians and manicurists, licensed make-up artists, and more. Even within the broad career path of cosmetology, you can choose to focus your expertise on a certain aspect of that skill. There are many accredited programs to help you achieve your dreams of working in the beauty industry. Consider visiting some of the links in the list near the bottom of this page to learn about a number of options in Colorado.
Cosmetology training will help you learn important skills, tools of the trade, best practices, and how to recognize and learn new trends in your beauty industry. Below you will find a list of local cosmetology schools.
What differentiates a barber from a hairdresser is their emphasis on cutting hair shorter in addition to handling facial hair. The tools of their trade include a reliance on electric clippers, straight razors, and the iconic hot towel face shave.
Most cosmetology schools also include training and licensure programs for barbers. These Barber Schools include;
Careers in cosmetology vary from hair to skin to nails. The possibilities are practically endless, and wherever you choose to focus your talents, you’ll find a number of opportunities for developing a successful career in cosmetology with the right training and education.
To apply for a scholarship to assist your financial needs in attending cosmetology school, we invite you to visit our Apply Now page, or contact us directly. You can also search for scholarship and grant opportunities through beautyschools.org and learn more about the industry here.