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BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

2021 Runner Up, 2020 Winner

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.

– CARMELO GUGLIOTTI
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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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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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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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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Barbering

Developed by Barbers IIC’s barbering classes are tailored to any hairdresser or barber looking to up their barbering game. Choose which class suits your needs and be ready to get comfortable with barber cuts.

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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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This past week at the International Institute of Cosmetology 🥳
Vivid hair transformation 🥝 

Haircut and color by @sav.annahscissorhands
IIC is excited to welcome our new Phase 1 students to the Plainville campus 🥳
Check out Martin educating the Phase 3 Wethersfield students on hair cutting geometry ✂️
Tonight is the start of our January Makeup Artistry class! 🥳
Check out our Plainville flex class working on square form men’s haircuts ✂️
Foil pulls 🤩

Highlights by: @scarlettthestylist
Student Spotlight 💡

Black and red peekaboo hair by: @styledbyjessica__

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Samantha N.