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Career Fair at Wethersfield Campus

International Institute of Cosmetology, Wethersfield campus recently had their career fair. It was a full house with 4 salons that cater to different clientele. It gave students the chance to hear about different parts of the beauty business. @Thebarbershopct located in Wallingford is a barber shop that creates a relaxing environment for their clients. Chelsea […]

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Modern Take on Pincurls

Student Tazjae Jones, cosmetology student, created this colorful updo using traditional pin curls. She first colored Aqua hair extensions with Wella color fresh create hair color. She wanted to show all the colors so she designed swirls in the back.  Miss Aleta instructed her on the idea to do the front wave to tie everything […]

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SharkFin Willy does Shear Education

Our Plainville students recently had a cutting class with @sharkfinwilly with Shark Fin Shears. Some take aways from his class were: Keep clean sections when cutting to guarantee best results. Change how low you take sections within the front to create more or less layering. This depends on how thin or thick the hair is. […]

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NEW Esthetics 600hr Program

Skincare specialists (Esthetics) is an industry that has been listed as having a Bright Outlook. By 2028, there is anticipated to be a nearly 11% increase in the number of skincare industry jobs. Recently the CT enacted a new requirement calling for Estheticians to be licensed after July 1, 2020 through an approved school and […]

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Celebrating Student of the Month Danjela!

Danjela Domi received Student if the Month at our Plainville campus. Here is a recent interview we had with her and please join us in congratulating her. ✨1- Why do you think you got Student if the Month & were you surprised? There are so many people that deserve it. They come everyday, even when […]

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Celebrating Student of the Month Sabrina!

Here are some questions we asked Sabrina during her Student of the Month interview. She is about to complete her school journey later this week. How did it feel when you 1st started the Cosmetology program at International Institute of Cosmetology and what helped you get through school? I was really nervous, but I would […]

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Leonardo Showcases Haircuts

Leonardo Gugliotti, IIC’s Artistic Director, spent time talking to students about how to clientele in the salon. Passing on his knowledge of over 30 years experience he said “Always remember to stay fresh for each client.  Your client may tell you things that they don’t tell anyone else.  Listen to them.” Leo credits his success […]

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IIC Alumni Mathena a RAW Artist

On January 22nd at the Oakdale theatre in Wallingford, CT. Alumni Mathena Rosa – Gahr @MUA_MATHENA created makeup designs for the Raw Artists showcase. Mathena said, “it was a great opportunity to show my work”. Her work includes special effects, airbrush and more.  She also does hair and makeup at Gugliotti Salon in Rocky Hill, […]

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