Tips for Choosing a Good Beauty School

A career in the beauty industry is an opportunity to impact someone’s life every day. This is a good deal! In the words of Nicholas French: “With a pair of scissors, a comb, and a brush, you can make people happy, you can make them cry, you can make them unhappy, you can make people get married… and you are responsible for it. »

Of course, before you can start seeing such results, you will first need to obtain a very specific set of skills and techniques. This industry is constantly evolving, with new technologies and trends opening up a whole new world of possibilities – if you know how to use them. Getting into this industry requires a solid education, which is why it’s so important to understand what you’ll find at the best beauty schools and how to use that information to achieve your goals. The following tips can help you determine how to choose a hair school that will put you on the path to a successful career.

Explore the curriculum

From makeup artistry to cosmetology, there are many options available for new students. You can start exploring the different courses offered by a Paris hair school at the basic level. This will at least allow you to see if the school even offers the courses you’re interested in (and whether or not they can help you achieve your career goals).

Although this is a good start, you shouldn’t stop there. Now it’s time to dig a little deeper and find out what exactly the curriculum includes. Do they offer hands-on experience in these courses? Do they have the latest technology related to these programs? Do they offer the classes at a time when you can fit them into your schedule? Get all the details before committing to a course.

Visit the campus

A virtual tour is not enough. Take the opportunity to tour the campus and get a feel for the place in person. You will be able to see for yourself how modern the campus is and make sure that the general atmosphere appeals to you.

But this journey is not limited to campus. You need to make sure the commute to work is reasonable, then look around to see if parking will be difficult or if there are amenities nearby that will make the experience more enjoyable.

Professional support

What support does the school offer after your course ends? More importantly, does the degree program put you on the path to managing a successful career?

A beauty school should also be a business school (to a certain extent). When you graduate and move into your own job – or possibly your own salon – you’ll need to add some day-to-day business know-how to your talents to keep the establishment profitable. So don’t just settle for hairdressing school and check that they also offer courses in business management, finance and customer service.


Your school should be clear and upfront about all tuition fees, so nothing surprises you. You should also take the opportunity to find out if there are any scholarships or other financial aid programs. While you shouldn’t choose your beauty school based on price alone, you need to make sure the tuition provides real value to you.

Course calendar

 Different course programs start at different times of the year. Find out the start date of the next course cycle and make sure it fits into your schedule. You may have to wait until classes start again, and that’s fine because you don’t want to overdo it and stress yourself out. You’ll want to get the most out of your time at beauty school.

Check your class times, as you may be able to take evening classes and fit them into your current schedule. It’s also important to know how long the courses are so you know how long you’ll be committing to this path.


 Your classroom should resemble a professional’s everyday work environment. This will help you feel comfortable in a salon as soon as you graduate. According to Brian Smith, hairdressing school “is like a very high-end spa…so all the students are really going to get a feel for what they’re going to do for a living.”