3 Day Intensive Course



April 26th – April 28th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

May 14th – May 16th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

May 18th – May 20th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

May 28th – May 30th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

June 02nd – June 04th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

June 25th – June 27th 2021 (FULLY BOOKED!)

August 06th – August 08th 2021

August 19th – August 21st 2021

September 13th – September 15th 2021


3 days
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM



From Care & Sculpting  – To Braiding & Extensions

Course Overview

We proudly stand at the forefront of the Fashion, Beauty & Entertainment Industry becoming evermore diverse and inclusive in terms of casting and celebrating the artistry of working with natural Afrotextured hair.

Across this internationally-renowned 3-Day Intensive Course – You will grasp Key-Skills, allowing you to explore a new world of styling options unique to tightly coiled hair-textures.

As a versatile session artist working across Fashion, Beauty, Music, Tv, or Film – it is not only important to have the required knowledge and skill-set to celebrate & work with natural Afro-textured hair, but as you are the person your client / artists entrusts with their image and what they wish to communicate to the world through the way they wear their hair, being able to confidently enter the ‘cultural conversation’ is of equal importance.

We are incredibly proud to have welcomed some of the industry’s most influential Hair & Make-Up Artists, including multiple Academy & Bafta Awards Winners, to the Academy on this course in recent months – A true sign that session artists are now ready to invest in your skills to explore the magnificent world of styling options that are no taking centre-stage on the international beauty & fashion scene.

Book this course to add essential and extremely marketable techniques to your skill-set and gain the confidence and versatility required to bring the highest level of artistry & creativity to your session work.

From the science of Afro-textured hair & Product-Knowledge, to core styling techniques such as Braiding, Plaiting, Twisting & Cane-Rowing Techniques and Smoothing / Blow-Drying – this course will empower you with a multitude of techniques to define & manipulate curl patterns & textures to create beautiful & sophisticated styles drawing on the latest beauty trends.

Make it Happen – Become Confident with ALL HAIR TEXTURES!

The Course Covers:

  • The science of curly to Afro-hair
  • Product Knowledge
  • Protection and Care of Afro-textured hair when using heated styling tools
  • Curl Definition
  • How to Plait and Cane-Row hair using traditional methods and techniques
  • Two-Stranded Twists
  • Attaching wefts to Cane-Rows
  • Adding & Styling Extensions
  • Blow-drying Afro-textured hair
  • Styling and Finishing


A complete kit is required to take part in the course. The styling tools you will need to bring along to all classes are: Professional hair dryer with diffuser, Straightening irons, Tail comb, Large Tooth comb, Cutting comb, Small & Medium Bristle brushes, Denman brush, Paddle Brush, Sectioning clips, Hairdressing scissors, Water spray. The Kevin Fortune Hair Styling Academy will provide all the styling-products needed during classes.

Book your place with the Kevin Fortune Hair Styling Academy today!


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