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Welcome to the IIC Family

I invite you to become a part of our passionate and enthusiastic family and we will help you make your dreams come true. You have chosen a wonderful profession, now choose an outstanding school.

IIC Founder

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In a positive I CAN learning environment

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Cosmetology / Hairdressing

Our cosmetology program transitions you from a creative, willing learner to a confident, licensed hair professional ready to jump into a career. Wwe deliver the highest quality of hands-on education. We blend technical skills and soft skills training to ensure you just don’t pass your state board test—but that you’ll succeed in this industry.

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Hands on 1000 hour Barbering program offered at the International Institute of Cosmetology, covering short/long cuts, shaving, and more!

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Nail Technician

Our comprehensive 100 hour Nail Technician program leads to licensure in Connecticut and is taught by a licensed Nail Technician.

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Eyelash Technician

Our comprehensive 50 hour Eyelash Technician program leads to licensure in Connecticut and is taught by a licensed Esthetician and Eyelash Technician with over 15 years experience.

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Makeup Artistry

The need for professionally trained and certified Makeup Artists is on the rise. That’s why we developed four makeup courses to meet the demand for those seeking specialized training. This course comes with your very own professional makeup kit, filled with professional makeup you can use long after completing the course to jumpstart your career. We have experienced educators and guest speakers to teach you insider tips of the trade.

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Esthetics / Skin Care

Our esthetics program was designed to give our graduates the competitive edge in one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. Spa owners & employers are seeking professionally trained skin care specialists and IIC provides an in-depth program to teach you the fundamental concepts and techniques of skin care. We deliver the highest quality of hands-on education.

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@done.by.dani_ & @kosmic.kaden 
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Now that’s a way to have fun with perms 🤣

Helicopter 🚁 Perm by @madhairgoals 

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‼️ @hairtalkusa ‼️ transformation 🦋
by @the.beauty.room.1 ✨
on @hairbyemmajt 
“I’ve never had hair this long” 😱😃
Vivid Hair Dreams 💥
by @korynnes_kreations 

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Congratulations 🎊 to our team at International Institute of Cosmetology for Best of Hartford 2024 Best Private School 🥳🥳🥳

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Samantha N.