Best Private School 2023

2022 was a year of fresh faces, new classes, and huge opportunities for our IIC students. Each year the students push their limits to set themselves apart in the world of hairstylists, eyelash technicians, nail technicians, and makeup artists. As a result of the hard work and dedication that our staff and students put into […]

Read More… from Best Private School 2023

Celebrating 20 Years


Since its first class at the Wethersfield campus in 2002, the International Institute of Cosmetology (IIC) has grown in both size and scope. Expanding to a second location in Plainville in 2010, IIC has continually fostered the creative vision over the past 20 years, and looks ahead to a promising future guiding the next generation […]

Read More… from Celebrating 20 Years

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, […]

Read More… from IIC Alumni Mathena a RAW Artist