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.
From Care & Sculpting – To Braiding & Extensions
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
TOOLS & REQUIREMENTS
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.