Building upon our international reputation for offering Industry-leading AFRO HAIR courses – This 2-Day Braiding Masterclass is designed for artists & stylists to elevate your skills & artistry.
Jennie brings over 30 years of industry experience to her teaching – from having trained at Vidal Sassoon in her early years, to working internationally with some of the Film & Music worlds’ biggest start across her incredible career. Jennie has been a regular guest-tutor at the Academy for a number of years, teaching on our internationally-renowned Afro Hair Styling courses and we couldn’t be more excited to launch this new course in close collaboration with her.
As our industry is ever changing & evolving, this course is born from Session Artists’, Hairdressers & Salon Owners’ desire to become more inclusive & diverse in your skill-set & artistry working with Tightly Curled & Coiled Afro-textured hair.
This course is designed by Jennie & the Academy to empower you with CoreCutting-Techniques, that will see you confidently offer your cutting-services to any client within the beautifully diverse spectrum of different, natural Afro-Hair Textures, from the looser 3A, B & C Curls – to the tighter 4A, B & C Coils.
The aim of this course is for you to gain invaluable, in-depth knowledge, understanding & insights into working with Afro-textured Hair! From the Science that makes Care, Styling & Cutting Techniques so unique to each texture – to Cutting Techniques that will allow you to celebrate natural textures & curl-patterns: Across the 3 days of the course, you will discover and enter the world of modern, 3-dimensional Cutting Techniques that Enhance & Capture Curls, Coils & Kinks in magnificent Shapes & Silhouettes.
The Course Covers:
- The Advanced Science of Afro-textured Hair
- Maintaining & Promoting Healthy Hair & Scalp
- Texture & Curl Assessment
- Confident Client Consultation
- 3-Dimensional Vision
- ‘Fluid Free-Hand Cutting’ & ‘Skimming’ Techniques
- Technical ‘Free-Hand’ Cutting Techniques
- Weight Distribution
- ‘Selective Curl’ Cutting
- ‘Elevated Graduation’
- ‘Fragmented Silhouette’ Cutting
- On-Set | Salon Styling & Finishing Techniques for Natural Afro-textured
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, Tail comb, Large Tooth comb, Afro Picks Short & Long Cutting comb, Small & Medium Bristle brushes, Denman Staggered Styling brush, Sectioning clips, Hairdressing scissors, Water spray. The Kevin Fortune Hair Styling Academy will provide all the styling-products needed during classes.