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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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the International Institute of Cosmetology!The traditions of Thanksgiving are best celebrated by expressing to those near to our hearts how appreciative we are for the impact they collectively have on our lives. As we take a brief respite from the everyday grinds of life to spend time with our family, friends, and […]

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This year’s International Institute of Cosmetology’s graduation ceremony took place at the Aquaturf Club on October 13, 2019. With over 500 guests in attendance and featuring works presented by Sebastian International Artist Omar Antonio, Wella International Artist Renato VanDine, OMC (Organization Mondial de la Coiffure) Hairworld Champion Daniela Sperotto, Gugliotti Salon Artists as well as […]

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