Cosmo Prof is Offering 5 Days of Free Education for Hairstylist Appreciation Week—Here’s How to Sign Up


Hairstylist Appreciation Week is just around the corner and as always, Cosmo Prof is celebrating in a very big way. 

From April 21—25th, the professional beauty retail will be hosting its fourth annual virtual week-long event offering free educational offerings, with a select number of classes being CEU eligible. All of the classes will be focused on the needs of hairdressers—providing them with no-cost business solutions, product and technical knowledge, and so much more. Professionals from some of the industry’s top brands like OLAPLEX, Schwarzkopf, Wella, ColorWow, John Paul Mitchell Systems, and Kenra are set to host all of this incredible education.

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Sounds amazing, right? If you’re interested in celebrating Hairstylist Appreciation Week with Cosmo Prof, you’ll want to secure your spot ASAP as there are limited seats in each class. Keep scrolling for a closer look at the full class list, along with links to register for the different sessions.

Sunday, April 21st—World Creativity and Innovation Day

  • Creative Balayage with OLAPLEX @ 11:00 AM CST
    • Join OLAPLEX Advocate Mary Ott as she creates dimension with creative colors. Ott will share how she chooses the perfect shades to create brightness and depth. She’ll also walk you through the process of painting to create highs and lows. Healthy hair is beautiful hair, so Ott will share how she avoids damage and maintains healthy hair throughout the process with OLAPLEX.
    • CEU Eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE
  • Luxury Client Experience with Kenra @ 1:00 PM CST
    • Elevate your client experience with a luxury scalp facial! Great hair starts at the scalp, so join us as whe share how you can treat your clients with an indulgence that will have them raving about it for days! The more ways we are able to show appreciation for our clients, the more they will appreciate us, and this class is designed to provide tips and tricks to do just that—all while increasing your revenue and building your business behind the chair!
    • CEU Eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE
  • Spark Your Creativity with Schwarzkopf Professional @ 3:00 PM CST
    • Join Schwarzkopf educator Alwyn DiGregorio as she shows you how to find creative inspiration with Schwarzkopf Professional’s Essential Looks Trend Collections. These collections are released twice a year and provide you all you need to be ready for current trends inspired by the Fashion Runways of the world. DiGregorio will also be breaking down and demonstrating a color technique from one of the collections and will share with you how to translate it for inspiration in the salon!
    • CEU Eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE

Monday, April 22nd—Earth Day

  • Styling Techniques and Session Hair Hacks with Color Wow @11:00 AM CST 
    • Join Color Wow’s Education Team for a fresh approach to the art of styling. Discover new techniques, session hair hacks you can use on your clients, and key insights into the power of using social media. Learn how to optimize your “work” to increase your business and create your own “brand”.
    • CEU Eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE
  • Discover Koleston Xpress with Wella @ 1:00 PM CST
    • Join Wella Top Artist Dean Roybal as he shows you how you can cover up to 100% gray in just 10 minutes with Wella Professionals’ newest innovation, Koleston Xpress. Learn all about Control-X Technology & Metal Purifier and how these key elements create non-progressive colors you can trust, and three new express services you can introduce to delight your clients and have them in and out in a flash.
    • CEU eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE
  • EcoCurls: Sustainable & Stylish With John Paul Mitchell Systems @ 3:00 PM CST
    • Join Paul Mitchell curly hair educator Mahogany Plautz for EcoCurls: Sustainable & Stylish, a one-hour journey into the world of eco-conscious beauty. Discover the art of cutting and embracing the uniqueness of your natural curls. In this virtual class, we’ll delve into the condensed cutting method, emphasizing personalized approaches for diverse curl patterns. Uncover the secrets to achieving stylish looks featuring environmentally-friendly Tea Tree. Celebrate Earth Day every day by learning practices that not only enhance your curls but contribute to a greener, more sustainable beauty routine. 
    • CEU eligible for DC, IA, IL, MD, NC, NE

Tuesday, April 23—Celebrate Diversity Month

  • One Braid, Two Ways With Lindsay Cohen for amika @ 11:00 AM CST
    • Work smarter, not harder! In this class, you will learn from amika platform artist Lindsay Cohen how to execute a twist braid and use that same braid to make two different upstyles. Perfect for those moments when you need to produce a wow factor but may not have a lot of time or resources
  • MHA/ Cutting Techniques with SexyHair @ 1:00 PM CST
    • Join renowned SexyHair educator Jay Pham for an immersive journey into the art of precision haircutting. In this dynamic class, you’ll delve into the techniques and strategies that have propelled Pham to the forefront of the industry. Pham will guide you through the intricacies of creating flawless, tailored haircuts that elevate your skillset and set you apart in today’s competitive market.
  • Tone & Transform with Matrix @ 3:00 PM CST
    • Toning is not one size fits all! In this class, you’ll learn from Matrix Technical Director Leah Sterk all about the how to’s and why’s of Matrix’s acidic demi Tonal Control and alkaline demi SoColor Sync. Confidently select the perfect toning demi for every client and every color service. From neutralizing to tint back… the options are endless!

Wednesday, April 24—What’s Trending

  • Moonlight with Moroccanoil @ 11:00 AM CST
    • In this class taught by Moroccanoil Color Pro Rochelle Maribojoc, master the art of creating iridescent hues and embrace the latest color trends, including the captivating realm of grey-violet shades, with Moroccanoil Haircolor. These innovative tones not only capture attention, but also deliver remarkable shine, ideal for immediate application behind the chair.
  • The Art of Livable Hair Color with Mydentity @ 1:00 PM CST
    • This class, taught by Ariana Sin, will educate you about Mydentity permanent and demi permanent hair color including the new warm shades. Learn about formulations and color placement to create beautiful lived in color results. Be comfortable in creating expressive color, making your clients’ hair a work of art in honor of World Art Day.
  • The Color of Tomorrow with PRAVANA @ 3:00 PM CST
    • Itching to be one step ahead of all the hottest trends? You can with PRAVANA’s newest innovations and buzz-worthy formulations, which will be covered in this class taught by PRAVANA Global Artistic Mentor Melody Larissa.

Thursday, April 25—Business Brilliance

  • Curls & Clicks: Social Media Insights with Ouidad @ 11:00 AM CST
    • In this exclusive class, renowned curl expert Andrea Malczewski will share cutting-edge strategies and tips on leveraging social media to elevate your craft and connect with a broader audience. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your online presence and master the art of showcasing curly hairstyles to the world!
  • The Chantilly Blonde with RUSK/Aquage @ 1:00 PM CST
    • Spring is all about bright, fresh cool-toned blondes. Katie Brenner will show you the express way to create this fluffy-whipped cream shade, while cracking the code for financial freedom. 
  • Reignite Retail with Joico @ 3:00 PM CST
    • In this class taught by Joico educator Michele MacLeod, you will explore Joico’s innovative formulations, learn effective sales techniques, and master the art of product knowledge to enhance customer satisfaction. Elevate your retail skills and become a Joico expert by delivering personalized solutions for every hair type and style.

For more news surrounding Cosmo Prof’s Hairstylist Appreciation Week happenings, be sure to follow @cosmoprofbeauty on Instagram. 

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