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Academy of Little Rock, a Paul Mitchell Partner School

Academy of Little Rock, a Paul Mitchell Partner School
4201 East McCain Blvd.
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117

The Academy of Little Rock, a Paul Mitchell Partner School, offers programs in the cosmetology field. The Academy offers a basic cosmetology program, as well as a skin and nail department.

The basic cosmetology program features design, cutting, coloring, multicultural techniques, make-up, fashion trends and the art of hair dressing in a three-phase program called core, adaptive and creative. The core segment at Little Rock teaches students the basics to begin working on guests. The adaptive area teaches the value of time management, retailing and the art of successful communication. Creative, the final phase takes students through advanced hair dressing and chemical work. The skin academy department at Little Rock state-required program for becoming a licensed skin therapist. Classes are held in a state-of-the-art facility in alliance with the International Dermal Institute. The skin program at Little Rock brings a new depth of understanding and knowledge of classical professional techniques, such as international skin treatments, speed waxing, customized treatment protocols, skin analysis, ingredient technology, make-up techniques and prescriptive retailing. The nail academy at the Academy of Little Rock guides students in mastering the skills, science, and creativity required by the nail enhancement industry, as well as introducing them to ongoing discoveries in the science of hand and foot beauty.

Courses are available both in the evening and day, which provides added flexibility and convenience for students. At the Academy of Little Rock's facility, students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in their field.

The Academy of Little Rock, a Paul Mitchell Partner School, is located in the city of North Little Rock in Arkansas. The North Little Rock area is home to numerous recreational, cultural and historical attractions alike. Students can enjoy museums, a diverse range of restaurants, art galleries, scenic landscapes and more. Some area attractions include the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, the Historic Arkansas Museum, the Pinnacle Mountain State Park and more.

Quick Facts:

  • The cosmetology program offered at the Academy of Little Rock prepares students for a profession in a field that is growing.

  • "The percentage of growth for hair dressers, hair stylists and cosmetologists is 12% from 2006-16," according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, "employment of personal appearance workers is projected to grow faster than average."

  • Cosmetologists often have the benefit of flexible schedules as well as a variety of employment options.

  • Cosmetologists can often pursue careers in day spas, salons, in many resorts and more.
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