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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Celebrating December’s Student of the Month ☺

Kasey Smart @kc_studyhair How do you think your progress in school led to student of the month? Miss Molly and Miss Gina really saw my inner confidence and brought it out with working on clients. I didn’t think I could consult enough to get them the results they were looking for. Once I was reassured […]

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Celebrating December’s Student of the Month ☺

Jessica Russ @beautbyjessr Why do you think you got student of the month? Because I come to school and focus on what needs to be ✅ done. Tunnel vision tends to be my way.  I look at each day as a time to accomplish everything needed and it works for me. What motivates you⁉️ In […]

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Beauty Changes Lives WINNER!

IIC Educator Molly Daukas @vanityonedge was one of 4 recipients of the Beauty Changes Lives Fall 2019 Horst Rechelbacher Sustainable Success Scholarships! Molly has been an instructor at IIC for nearly five years, and is also an IIC alumni. We are very proud of her accomplishment and the passion for the beauty industry that she […]

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✨Congratulations Students of the Month✨

Since i was 10 I knew this would be my career.  I did my sisters hair. After, we took a picture and my stepmom was convinced.  Once I finished high school,  I waited 3 years before I decided to go to cosmetology school.  There was doubt. I didn’t know if I could make a career […]

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Face Off Finalist Teaches His Craft

Recently students worked on 3D cuts, bruises, pustules and monster masks in Tyler Green’s SFX class at the International Institute of Cosmetology’s Makeup Academy. This 3 day Masters class was an action packed hands on workshop.  The students airbrush their projects to give a seamless lifelike result. The blending of color and gradient transition from […]

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Interviewing Tips for Entering the Salon Industry

Interviewing for a job can be stressful. To place yourself ahead of all other candidates, it is best to go into an interview composed, well prepared, and leaving those whom interviewed you with the impression that you are the best choice for the position. IIC recommends these three tips, regardless of whether you are looking […]

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