THE SCL ACADEMY

BALAYAGE MASTER CLASSES

We are so excited to be launching the SCL Academy. We have been working on this for the last year because we believe that sharing techniques, formulas and experience is the key to building a better industry, because lets face it there are enough heads of hair to go around its time to collaborate and learn!

At Samantha Cusick London we are obsessed with all things BALAYAGE, it is our most requested service and we have developed techniques to achieve the results demanded by our clients, establishing ourselves as one of the UK's leading balayage specialist salons.

We have designed our Balayage Classes to share our techniques, expertise and experience with you as the demand for balayage grows alongside clients expectations our classes will give you the know how you need, with techniques you can actually use in the salon.

Course's will be lead by Samantha Cusick and the SCL team in our salon in Notting Hill, London. On location sessions in your salon are available for group bookings of 10 or more.

BALAYAGE & 100% FREEHAND MASTERCLASS

Wether you are new to BALAYAGE, want to PERFECT your free hand painting techniques or add new techniques to your arsenal then this workshop is for you. We will show you everything from the soft and subtle balayage for natural sun kissed looks to how to get that lift for those clients that was that LA cali blonde balayage asap. 

WHAT THE BALAYAGE & 100% FREEHAND MASTERCLASS WILL TEACH YOU:

  • How to balayage freehand.
  • Open air development, balayage film and foliage techniques.
  • A clear understanding of how to section hair for balayage techniques.
  • How to get the perfect face frame.
  • How to balayage partings for seamless blending
  • How to balayage from the root.
  • Commercially viable techniques that actually work in the salon on a busy day.
  • Quick freehand techniques that deliver when you’re short of time and running behind.
  • How to perfectly tone your balayage
  • How to incorporate Olaplex into balayage services.
  • How to get those perfect beach waves fast.

WE WILL ALSO TOUCH ON:

- How to manage your client's expectations. Don’t worry you’re not alone, we are constantly battling the perfect pictures on Instagram that our clients want to achieve in one session without compromising hairs condition and on a tight budget, so we will openly share our methods to manage that clients expectations and make a transparent plan with that client for what is achievable for each session and for their budget.

- How to photograph your work for the perfect Instagram picture.

DURATION //

10 AM TO 6 PM - Theory and practical (Live model demonstrations).

LOCATION //

Samantha Cusick London, Notting Hill London.

COST //

£300 per person

AVAILABLE DATES // 

Monday 4th March 2019 - CLICK TO BOOK 

Monday 3rd June 2019 - CLICK TO BOOK 

BEYOND BALAYAGE

How often do you get a balayage booked in that is just that? Half the time its a colour correction that we need to make look like a balayage which is never an easy task.

 At Samantha Cusick London we have developed a verity of techniques to make these transitions seamless and commercially viable. From transitioning that highlight/bleach client with the tiniest regrowth in to a low maintenance balayage client or pulling off the seemingly impossible dark to blonde balayage this course will give your the confidence and skill set to do this in the salon.

 Its all about that blend.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ON THE BEYOND BALAYAGE CLASS

  • How to transition highlight or bleach clients into a balayage client.
  • What is Ecaille and how to use it to get a blonde balayage result on dark hair without multiple sessions.
  • How to deal with bands before you balayage.
  • How to reverse balayage.
  • How to root stretch in to the perfect colour melt with a balayaged look.
  • How to do the perfect colour melt.
  • Speed techniques to colour melt .
  • How to avoid demarcation lines for the perfect blend.
  • How to deal with client expectations and make a HairGoals plan with them.
  • How to get those perfect beach waves fast.
  • How to photograph your work for the perfect instagram picture.
  • How to incorporate Olaplex into services.

DURATION //

10 AM TO 6 PM - Theory and practical (Live model demonstrations).

LOCATION //

Samantha Cusick London, Notting Hill London.

COST // 

£300 per person

COURSE DATES //

Monday 1st April 2019 - CLICK TO BOOK

Monday 29th April 2019 - CLICK TO BOOK

Monday 1st July 2019  - CLICK TO BOOK

Monday 29th July 2019 - CLICK TO BOOK