14 Innovative Breakout Sessions

Pick your personal path to success with 14 breakouts designed to inspire and facilitate growth.

$125 each with purchase of General Admission

Razor Cutting

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Texture takes on a whole new look with one of the most creative and versatile precision methods for cutting contemporary styles.  Flowing movement and volume are created with the razor in ways you never thought possible in a system that allows for duplicating the results.

*Tools Required: Razor, Clips, Combs

Precision Cutting

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

This in demand haircut is designed to give the client a versatile, fashion forward design with quick and easy styling by incorporating techniques that showcase the hair’s natural movement.

*Tools Required: Cutting Tools, Clips, Combs

Unconventional Cutting

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Put your advanced cutting skills to the test!  If you are a system trained stylist with command of your cutting tools, you’ll enjoy this progressive class that breaks you out of mainstream thinking.  Please note: this class is not for beginners.

*Tools Required: Cordless Clippers/Trimmer, Cutting Tools, Texturizers, Combs, Clips (including large & small metal duck clips)

Master Formulations

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

It’s not how many shades you have, but how you artfully and masterfully create any formulation you want and need with the compact EuforaColor system. This hands-on workshop will take you from targeted grey coverage to the advanced formulations of the newest collection of tones we have been working on just for you. Be prepared to formulate, design and ignite your creative spirit.

*Tools Required: (all supplies provided)

YOU The Artisan

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Become one with the likes of Pablo Picasso and Cezanne as you create your own work of art using the rules and laws of color.  Color Artists will appreciate this interactive approach to color theory and how it relates to formulating Artisan color ... with a twist.  Never has the Color Wheel been this much fun!

*Tools Required: (all supplies provided)

Balayage and Beyond

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

For the color artist who is eager to step outside the traditional methods used on a daily basis. This hands-on workshop will take you through advanced color placement and techniques to incorporate immediately behind your chair. Work with the team to gain insight as to what you can do to avoid the pitfalls of Balayage and begin to explore the entire treasure chest of techniques at your fingertips.

*Tools Required: Clips and Combs

Fantastic Fades

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Learn the fundamentals of achieving the perfect fade.  Students will gain the confidence they need to take command of their clippers with fabulous results every time.

*Tools Required: Clippers, Shears, Razor, Combs, Clips

Secrets of Dry Movement Cutting

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Special Guest, David Kinigson, leads this class teaching ingenious dry cutting techniques that easily incorporate into your current method. Students will discover relative mechanics, seamless blending, reverse radiation, hidden layers, flat graduation, flirting with precision, circulation cutting patterns and proper dry cutting prep to create wearable, on-trend, couture haircuts with a focus on interior & dimensional movement, silhouette and composition. 

*Tools Required: Shears, Cutting Combs (wide & narrow tooth), Thinning Shears, Razor & Blades (Feather Plier or Nape Blade), Narrow “Duckbill” Sectioning Clips (10), Flatiron (preferably with thermostat), Denman Brush, Vent Brush, Mason Pearson Brush, Paddle Brush, Medium Round Brush

Editorial Session Styling

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Boost your skill level and build confidence behind the chair and on the set.  Students will learn the art of the set to create a style the camera will love and discover the tricks to creating textures that showcase their design.

*Tools Required: Hair Bands, Hair Pins, 1" Mini Crimper, 1" Curling Iron, 1" Flat Iron, Clips, Combs, Brushes

$75 each with purchase of General Admission
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A Window Into the Consumer's Mind

WITH DR. LEON ALEXANDER

How much do we know about why we buy? What truly influences our purchasing decisions? To be the most creative, competitive salon out there, you must escape from the usual initiatives and learn to look at your business in a new way, the way consumers see it.  Discover how customers think, how design and environment influences consumer behavior, and how to think to a higher order, enabling you to create a strategic blueprint that will frame your corporate future in real time.

*Tools Required: Pen, Note Paper

Recommended for salon owners and managers

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Profit Surge

WITH ASHLEY TOLIVER-WILLIAMS

If you were given the opportunity to increase profits immediately, while adding no new clients or stylists, would you take it?  Forget what you think you know.  Create an entirely new way of thinking about your business.  And no, you don't have to make unicorns fly.  Increase profits now with what is right in front of you.

*Tools Required: Pen, Note Paper

Recommended for salon owners and managers