This here modern loft space functions as our training and apprentice studio. What does this mean for our clients? More availability and two locations. We’ll be booking appointments in “the Industry” with our top stylists. What does it mean for you wanna be hair stylists a la the Refinery House? It means we’re ready to make more of you and train you in a way that leads straight to good, hard work. The kind of work that is creative, fun and also pays the bills.
These programs are designed by Refinery House creative director Aly McRae, and taught by the RH certified stylists.
It’s not as straightforward as it looks. Learn the nitty gritty of the tools in your kit and how to take care of them, the anatomy of hair and the basic philosophy of the best consultation. This overview of this industry, and an in-depth study of the industry’s pioneers and current leaders – who they are, what they’ve done and how they influence the art today.
2wks 20hrs $450
Learn blowouts, updos, braids, curls and the best products for a variety of hair types from the top stylists in the valley. We know that the proper service finishing and styling service not only makes or breaks a cut but sends a client home with the right education to help them after they leave our space. This is a foundational course for preparing clients for events.
4wks 40hrs $900
– structure + anatomy – angle, elevation and direction – understanding weight – weight distribution and weight building – cutting length and long layers – cutting graduated length and “bobs” – cutting vertically (long/short/clipper) – the art of consultation and listening – conceptual diagnosis and execution – the art of consultation and listening
Supervised by Refinery House top stylists, put your cutting program into practice with friends and family. Get behind the chair, perform evaluations & hair analysis, and receive immediate feedback and evaluation from Industry experts.
– structure + anatomy – understanding the chemicals – biology meets chemistry – colour theory – understanding – tone, level and reflect – lifting, depositing – underlying pigments – formulating + matching – correcting vs. complimenting – root applications – full application – intro to highlights – foil placement options – kinds of weaves – hair painting – options for blending
Supervised by Refinery House top stylists, put your colour program into practice with friends and family. Get behind the chair and put your new chemistry skills into action. Perform services under the supervision of industry experts, and receive immediate feedback and evaluation points to learn from hands-on experience.
Learn advanced cutting techniques, finishing and texturizing from the best of the best. From inverted shape to sharp angles, get beyond the basics during this precision cutting course.
Supervised by Refinery House top stylists, put your advanced cutting skills to work. Get behind the chair, perform evaluations & hair analysis, and receive immediate feedback and evaluation from Industry experts.
– the art of consultation and listening – customizing – conceptual diagnosis and execution – advanced colour theory lesson
4wks, 40hrs $900
– the art of consultation and listening – conceptual diagnosis and execution – review of job possibilities and options – habits of an excellent employee – habits of an excellent co-worker – mindset + dealing with unhappy clients – client generation + retention – final project
2wk 20hrs $450
Client: Book today
Apprenticeship Applicant: Refresher or New Grad? If you’ve received training, consider spending time shadowing some of the most successful stylists in the valley. If you’re interested in honing your craft, this program is for you.
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