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Cosmetology

TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy is world-renowned for its dedication to delivering legendary education to all of its students. We push the boundaries of hairdressing education by immediately exposing our students to a high-end professional salon environment that ignites creativity and is consistent with our Spotlight™ Culture.

When you enroll as a cosmetology student at TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy you are already ahead of the game because you will not only gain the tools necessary to pass your Cosmetology State Board Exam, you will also be given the skills to become a salon-ready hairdresser. The constant innovation sought out by TONI&GUY’s leadership team is what drives the curriculum of TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy. We will provide you with the skills and confidence to deliver current looks and cultivate your individual creativity.

We utilize a ‘learn-by-doing’ method of teaching which all of our students are trained in. As a student at TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, you will be executing your first haircut on a mannequin during your second day of class. This unique approach means that students attending our academies enjoy a hands-on education and are prepared for a salon environment servicing clients before they graduate.

Classics Collection

Our outstanding education in both cut and colour from the latest TONI&GUY Classics collection consists of 11 classic cuts and 9 colour techniques, as well as fringes, up-dos and specialty styling. The Classics collection has evolved to share the systematic approach of today’s contemporary hairdressing.

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Cut

CUT: ROUND LAYERS

This short, contemporary haircut incorporates a round layer technique, creating a soft textured look.

COLOUR: REVERSE DIAGONALS

This technique is perfect for any length, reverse diagonal sections are used to create separation and movement within the colour.

T-Section

CUT: ONE LENGTH

This fundamental technique creates a straight line with strong corners below the shoulders, and is the foundation for mid-length to longer shapes.

COLOUR: CLASSIC T-SECTION

This classic highlighting technique is a great introduction to highlights and perfect for any length.

Inversion

CUT: INVERSION LAYERS

This technique combines a soft face frame and surface layers for a seamless movement, while maintaining strength in the perimeter.

COLOUR: OMBRÉ

Ombré is a graduation in colour. This technique seamlessly transitions the colour from darker at the root area into lighter through the mid-lengths and hair ends.

Textured Layers

CUT: TEXTURED LAYERS

This haircut features short to long layers that create volume, and a soft transition from the layers into the length.

COLOUR: CLASSIC FULL HEAD

This colour technique is best for mid-length to longer layered shapes for full highlight coverage.

Square Layers

CUT: SQUARE LAYERS

This layering technique is suitable for various textures and ideal for clients with mid-length to longer layered shapes.

COLOUR: ZIG-ZAG PLACEMENT

This progressive method of highlighting gives full coverage, adds definition, and accentuates curls. It’s best for mid-length to longer layered shapes; the pattern works with highlights or baliage.

Grauated Layers

CUT: GRADUATED LAYERS

This woman’s short cut utilizes graduation and layers, creating texture throughout, transitioning into a clean detailed perimeter.

COLOUR: DIAGONAL PARTIAL

This partial highlight technique is great for any length and ideal for clients with a natural side part. The tint between gives an all-over colour result and can be used with any highlight technique.

Classic Bob

CUT: CLASSIC BOB

This timeless cut uses a one-length precision line above the shoulders, following the angle of the jaw.

COLOUR: CLASSIC HALF HEAD

The half head is one of the most used classic highlighting techniques in the salon and is best for mid-length to longer layered shapes.

Graduated Bob

CUT: GRADUATED BOB

This fundamental technique uses graduation through the nape, and light surface layers through the top to add movement.

COLOUR: PROGRESSIVE HALF HEAD

This technique is suitable for mid-length to long layered shapes and utilizes diagonal sections to create a defined highlighted effect.

Men's Square

CUT: MEN’S SQUARE LAYERS

A contemporary men’s shape that has internal movement with a soft perimeter.

COLOUR: BRICK WEAVE

This frontal placement highlight technique is ideal for men’s colour or women’s shorter shapes.

Round

CUT: ROUND LAYERS

This short, contemporary haircut incorporates a round layer technique, creating a soft textured look.

COLOUR: REVERSE DIAGONALS

This technique is perfect for any length, reverse diagonal sections are used to create separation and movement within the colour.

Clipper Cut

CUT: CLIPPER CUT

This classic fading technique uses clippers combined with an asymmetric layering pattern.

Personal & Professional Development

TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy isn’t just limited to offering valuable technical skills in cut and colour; you will also learn what it takes to be successful in the business aspects of hairdressing. Our industry professionals share the ins and outs of building a portfolio, clientele, and a strong business sense.

TONI&GUY Cosmetology Kit

Product Knowledge

As a TONI&GUY student, you will not only learn the techniques and soft skills to be a successful hairdresser, but you will also gain valuable knowledge about hair, cosmetic and skin care products. Having product knowledge at your disposal not only helps you create desired looks, but it also allows you to assess your client's needs properly while educating them on how to use them at home. Strong product knowledge also builds trust between you and your clients, as they will look to you to know the answer to their questions regarding their grooming needs. Because of TONI&GUY’s partnerships with TIGI, TIGI Cosmetics, and Dermalogica, students will have hands-on experience with some of the most notable products on the market.

Cosmetology Products

Makeup & Skincare

At TONI&GUY, we believe that being a well-rounded beauty professional means becoming well-versed in the major aspects of beauty including makeup and skin care. You will receive a 3-day hands-on cosmetics course that will give you the tools to start a new journey with cosmetics. The class covers TIGI Cosmetics product knowledge, facial analysis, and color theory. Learn expert base matching and application skills, contouring and highlighting, and complete cosmetic applications ranging from classic beauty to high fashion.

You will also receive a 1-day training with Dermalogica on the basics of skin care and the steps in performing a mini facial. Students will also have the opportunity to continue their education with Dermalogica to learn advanced techniques in facials, face mapping, as well as product knowledge courses.