New York is one of the preeminent fashion and style capitals of the world, so you know that it will have some of the best beauty schools available for a top notch professional education. With programs available in hair styling, coloring, esthetics, makeup, and other beauty disciplines there are a number of wonderful schools that can prepare you for the licensing examination and for a lucrative career in the beauty industry.
In New York City, Empire Beauty School has campuses in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. They are part of the nationwide Empire Education Group's schools and therefore offer placement assistance in a number of states. They have been providing beauty education for over 70 years. The schools offer full time and part time cosmetology programs designed to prepare students for the licensing examination and for careers in beauty. The cosmetology program which runs one year, encompasses hair cutting, coloring, texturing, and designing, as well as nail services such as manicures and pedicures, and esthetic skin care procedures. You will also become well versed in salon management and marketing, product sales, and product development. The school participates in all Title IV Financial Aid programs.
The Long Island Beauty Schools with campuses in Hauppauge and Hempstead, as well as affiliates in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Hair Design Institute, also provide a full range of courses and practical experience in the various fields of beauty education, and have been doing so for over 60 years. Their full and part time programs will prepare you for your cosmetology license examination with a well diversified curriculum including theory and practical experience. The disciplines include sanitation and sterilization, shampooing and rinses, hair analysis, scalp treatments, skin care and make-up, permanent weaving, chemical hair straightening, hair styling, salon management, professional development, manicuring, hair cutting, hair coloring, and chemistry. These make for a very balanced education and classes are available in Spanish.
Other top schools include John Paolo's Extreme Beauty Institute in Latham, New York Mills, and Saratoga Springs. They are one of the premiere beauty schools in upstate New York offering programs in cosmetology, nail technology, and esthetics. The New York Institute of Beauty in Islandia and Syosset on Long Island offer education to prepare students for careers as a facial and skin care specialist, nail technician, make-up artist, educator, medical aesthetician, spa coordinator, spa owner, sales representative, total image specialist, and a state board inspector. They have a lot of job placement in the hospitality industry at hotel spas, cruise ships and resorts.
In a very special program, Nick Arrojo, a well known stylist and platform artist, has partnered with the Empire Educational Group to offer Masters of Beauty Certification programs. Here you will learn the techniques mastered by Arrojo and his master stylists to catapult you to the pinnacle of the beauty profession. This is a touring program that is given at hotels around New York City, currently at the New York Hilton in Manhattan. This is an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students to grow in their fields.
There are any number of other top beauty schools in New York, throughout the state and you can get a quality education in any one of them.