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SPECIAL FX MAKEUP CLASS

6 Hour Class – $325 (includes FX kit)

Class Dates Plainville Campus
10/17/22– Monday 9:00AM-3:30PM

This class is for anyone looking to learn how to do some of the most popular special Fx makeup looks. Professional Mehron Special Fx kit is included.

special fx makeup

Some of what you’ll Learn:

Setup & SanitationBurs & Blisters
BruisingProsthetic/Wax Model
Cuts & ScrapesPainting with a Prosthetic
Create Your Own Look!

Please review the Workshop Expectations prior to enrolling. Mehron Special Fx Kit included

AIRBRUSH MAKEUP CLASS

6 Hour Class – $795 (includes airbrush kit)

Class Dates Plainville Campus
11/14/22– Monday 9:00AM-3:30PM
03/27/23– Monday 9:00AM-3:30PM
04/24/23– Monday 9:00AM-3:30PM

This class will help artists master their airbrush equipment and learn basic airbrush application and techniques. A professional TEMPTU airbrush kit is included. You will receive a certificate upon completion.

It is recommended that students bring lipstick and eye liner to complete a look.

airbrush makeup

Some of what you’ll Learn:

Setup & SanitationBronzer & Highlighter
Proper Machine MaintenanceCustom Blending Pigments
Concealing and Applying FoundationBlemish & Tattoo Coverage
Color Matchingand More!

Please review the Pre-Requisite below, and Workshop Expectations prior to enrolling. TEMPTU Airbrush Kit included

PRE-REQUISITE:
Prior makeup experience not required but preferred.

EYELASH VOLUME & FANS CLASS

15 Hour Class – $1750 (includes kit)

Class Dates Wethersfield Campus
11/28/22, 11/29/22 & 12/01/22, 3 day evening schedule 5hrs/day (4:00PM-9:00PM)

This 3 Day Volume Class level 1,will introduce students to the advance application of the frame work of creating hand made fans. Volume & Fans class is intended for those already certified/licensed in eyelash extensions. Students receive a certificate from International Institute of Cosmetology, upon completion and Volume Lash Kit is included.

volume lashes

Some of what you’ll Learn:

Volume Lash TheoryHybrid Lash Application
Preparing 2D, 3D, 4D FansMaintenance
Lash StylingLash Business
and More!

Please review the Pre-Requisite below, and Workshop Expectations prior to enrolling. Model Required for days 2 & 3 at 5:00PM. Volume Kit included

PRE-REQUISITE:
Certification or appropriate State (any state) license allowing practice of eyelash extensions.
Volume lash class for personal enrichment, does not lead to CT licensure.

BROW LAMINATION WORKSHOP

5 Hour Workshop – $800 (includes kit)

Class Dates Wethersfield Campus
10/17/2022 (4:00PM-9:00PM)

Brow lamination is a semi-permanent treatment for your eyebrows; similar to the well-known lash lift treatment. It is a way of enhancing the brow one already has by manipulating the hairs with chemicals. This 1 day Brow lamination workshop is designed for those looking to include this service in their salon/spa offerings. Students receive a certificate from International Institute of Cosmetology, upon completion and a Lamination kit is included.

brow lamination process

Some of what you’ll Learn:

Hair TheorySanitary Practices
Brow Lamination ProcedureBrow Staining Procedure
Brow GroomingAftercare
and More!

Please review the Pre-Requisites, Workshop Expectations and Model Disclosure prior to enrolling. Model Required at 6:00PM. Laminating Kit included

PRE-REQUISITE:
Appropriate State (any state) license allowing practice of Brow Lamination.
Brow Lamination is for personal enrichment, does not lead to CT licensure.

MODEL DISCLOSURE:
Models cannot have any of the following
•eczema, rosacea, or dermatitis 
•recent Botox in the region of the eye
•resurfacing treatments in the last 72 hrs. (ex: microdermabrasion, chemical pills, etc.)
• On any acne medications such as retin-a, retinol, Accutane, Salicylic Acids, or Alpha Hydroxy Acid 

LASH LIFT WORKSHOP

5 Hour Workshop – $950 (includes kit)

Class Dates Wethersfield Campus
11/14/2022 (4:00PM-9:00PM)

A lash lift is  semi-permanent procedure that gives you the appearance of fuller, thicker eyelashes . The natural lashes are boosted from the root, giving them a lifted, lengthened appearance. This 1 day Lash Lift workshop is designed for those looking to include this service in their salon/spa offerings. Students receive a certificate from International Institute of Cosmetology, upon completion and a Lash Lift kit is included.

lash lift procedure

Some of what you’ll Learn:

Lash TheorySanitary Practices
Lash Lift ProcedureLash Tinting as an add-on
ContraindicationsAftercare & Troubleshooting
and More!

Please review the Pre-Requisite below and Workshop Expectations prior to enrolling. Model Required at 6:00PM. Lash Lift Kit included

PRE-REQUISITE:
Appropriate State (any state) license allowing practice of Lash Lift.
Lash Lift is for personal enrichment, does not lead to CT licensure.

BROW HENNA WORKSHOP

5 Hour Workshop – $800 (includes kit)

Class Dates Wethersfield Campus
10/30/2022 (4:00PM-9:00PM)

In brow henna, henna is used as a brow tint that dyes the skin and hair. The henna is painted onto the eyebrows and skin beneath, creating the illusion of thicker, fuller brows This 1 day Brow Henna workshop is designed for those looking to include this service in their salon/spa offerings. Students receive a certificate from International Institute of Cosmetology, upon completion and a Brow Henna kit is included.

tinting brow with henna

Some of what you’ll Learn:

What is Henna and its ingredientsSanitary Practices
Colour Mixing & processingColour Customizing
Brow Shaping & MappingAftercare & Troubleshooting
and More!

Please review the Pre-Requisite below and Workshop Expectations prior to enrolling. Model Required at 6:00PM. Brow Henna Kit included

PRE-REQUISITE:
Appropriate State (any state) license allowing practice of Brow Henna
Brow Henna is for personal enrichment, does not lead to CT licensure.

ABOUT THE EDUCATORS

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Jessica Alnaqeeb-Gonzalez

Licensed Esthetician and Eyelash Technician

​Jessica Gonzalez, a multi-certified lash master since 2006; started her career with Novalash, Inc.  the first pioneers in the lash industry in America prior to becoming the world recognized leader in products and training. Invited in 2006 to be Novalash’s Connecticut and Rhode Island lash educator. Her formal training was under Sophia Navarro in classic lash and volume lash extension, after 9 exciting years of educating  she pivoted to focus on her business to master the art of mega volume and styling. With so many great lash products in the market, Jessica wanted to focus on training students in the areas most important in the lashing industry and the art of application. In 2018, Jessica partnered with International Institute Of Cosmetology in Connecticut curating the eyelash extensive course curriculum for the school. 

​In 2012 She opened up her brick and mortar, Lash Esthetica, in the thriving Park Road neighborhood in West Hartford, CT . A Latina female owned business, empowering woman’s confidence while providing sophisticated treatments. Aside from her passion as a master lash educator she loves working on skin!

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Yatzabel Anderson

Makeup Educator

Yatzabel is an International Institute of Cosmetology Makeup Academy Alumni.  Currently she educates at the Makeup Academy instructing Airbrush Makeup and SFX Makeup.

She has loved doing makeup as long as she can remember. She has a background in art and design and continues to challenge herself by taking on colorful and creative projects.

Yatzabel has been part of the makeup industry for over 6 years and has taken on many different roles.  She has worked with retail brands and bridal salons and enjoys bringing her love and knowledge of makeup to students.

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Mathena Rossa-Gahr

Makeup Educator

Mathena is a Makeup Academy Alumni and is currently teaching Airbrush Makeup and SFX Makeup.  Since the age of 12 she would watch countless hours of makeup tutorials and practice new techniques.

Combining her self-taught YouTube knowledge and hours of practice, she grew to getting friends ready for rehearsals and performances.  She became the official hair and makeup coordinator for the Windsor Locks high school musical productions.  Since her training at International Institute of Cosmetology, she fell in love with more skills and became interested in teaching future makeup lovers.  Her specialties include airbrush makeup, special effects and bridal glam. Mathena also works at Gugliottis Salon doing bridal and event makeup.


Why these workshops and not another online course?

These classes combine theory instruction with supervised practical hands on instruction that you cannot receive from an online course.

Do these classes lead to licensure?

The workshops featured on this page do not lead to state licensure. You will receive a certificate of completion upon completion of these workshops.

COVID-19

COVID-19 safety and sanitation is a priority during workshops.