WE HAVE MOVED! Please visit us at our new location on the 2nd Floor at 91 Schraffts Drive in Waterbury, CT.

After students have completed the Orientation to Clinic, they will learn the basic concepts of being a cosmetology professional in our Foundation course. The focus of this 180-hour section is on hair, nails, skin and sanitation practices. Students will be trained and tested in the following areas:

Hair Styling

  • Roller set
  • Wrapping
  • Finger waves
  • Pin curls
  • Back brushing/comb out
  • Blow dry styling
  • Thermal set
  • Thermal curling
  • Formal styling
  • Thermal straightening


  • Virgin app
  • Full color app
  • Foiling-weave
  • Foiling-slice
  • Cap highlight
  • Baliage
  • Platinum card

Hair Cutting Basics

  • Blunt cut
  • 180 degree cut (long layers, square layers)
  • 90 degree cut (uniform layers, round layers)
  • 45 degree cut (stacked, beveled, triangular layers)


  • Basic
  • French/invisible
  • Cornrow/visible
  • Fishtail
  • Waterfall

Chemical Texture Services

  • Relaxer
  • Basic perm set
  • Spiral perm set
  • Piggy back perm set

Hair Removal (Waxing)

  • Eyebrow shaping
  • Facial waxing
  • Body waxing


  • Basic manicure
  • Basic pedicure


  • Basic facial