WELCOME TO SCL EDUCATION

INDEPENDENT BALAYAGE MASTER CLASSES AND HAIRDRESSING EDUCATION

We are so excited for continue our sell out classes for 2020 as well as introduce new classes based on the feed back of attendees. 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 with members of her super talented SCL team!

What Our Attendee's Had To Say...

Since we launched SCL EDUCATION we've hosted over 250 hairdressers for our masterclasses, here are a few testimonials:

SCL EDUCATION // COURSE INFORMATION

HANDS ON FOILAGE

NEW for 2020! OUR FIRST HANDS ON COURSE! Samantha and her team have spend years refining the balayage techniques for which SCL is renown. Our FOILAGE techniques have become one of our most popular balayage method to create the seamless blends you see all over our instagram! This new two day intensive hands on course will take you through how to use this techniques on multiple hair types to create the perfect balayage every time.

Day 1 will be a look and learn day where we demonstrate the techniques on multiple hair types and Day 2 you will put in to action what you have learnt and foliage your own model with Samantha and Teams guidance.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM HANDS ON FOILAGE

  • What is FOILAGE and how to get seamless balayage results.
  • How to achieved dramatic results without multiple sessions.
  • How to enhance face frames with strategic placement.
  • Commercially viable techniques that work in real salon timings.
  • How to be confident with balayage so you can increase your speed.
  • How to section your foliage for flawless blends.
  • How to use this technique to get maximum lift.
  • How to perfectly tone your balayage.

  • How to incorporate Olaplex into balayage services.

  • How to get those perfect beach waves fast.

We will also cover:

  • How to take the perfect photograph of your work for social media.
  • 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! But there is only so much you can do in one application, so we will openly share our methods to manage that clients expectations.

DURATION // 10 AM TO 5 PM On both Day 1 & 2

LOCATION // TBC - (WILL BE IN LONDON)

COST // £600+VAT per person

COURSE DATES //

MONDAY 4th & Tuesday 5th MAY 2020 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST 

MONDAY 28TH & TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

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 who want LA cali blonde balayage asap all whilst achieving the faultless blend.


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 right up to 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.
  • How to take the perfect picture of your work for social.
  • 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.

DURATION //

10 AM TO 5PM - Theory and practical (Live model demonstrations).

LOCATION //

Samantha Cusick London, Notting Hill London.

COST //

£300 +VAT  per person

AVAILABLE DATES // 

Monday 4th of November 2019 -  SOLD OUT

MONDAY 10th FEBRUARY 2020 -  CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 27th APRIL 2020 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 6TH JULY 2020 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2020 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

HIGHLIGHTING 101

Even with demand for balayage growing one of the core staple techniques is still holding it own. We highlights as much as we balayage here at SCL with a lot of the blended colours we create incorporating both balayage and highlighting techniques.

Highlights have moved on from the nine sections we were taught at collage, here at SCL we have developed a range of new highlighting techniques that achieve the modern, flawlessly blended results  clients want.

In this, our newest edition to our education line up we will show you a multitude of highlighting techniques to add to your tool kit to be able to tackle the client demands for lighter hair we are faced with daily.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Highlighting techniques that cheat balayage.
  • What is Ecaille and how to use it to get a blonde balayage result on dark hair without multiple sessions.
  • How to highlight but leave a softer root for a more modern expensive transition in lightening.
  • How to utilise backcomb highlights to create seamless blondes.
  • Balayage highlights (hairpainting for soft seamless dimension)
  • How to create the perfect Face frame with babylights for the ultimate hairline blends.
  • How to section highlights to avoid striping and blocking.
  • How to paint the highlights for seamless blends.
  • Texture highlights, How to change up the way you weave to create a more modern sun kissed result.
  • New placement techniques that create dimension and prominent pops that keep up with current trends.
  • How to perfectly tone your highlights to create flawless and faultless blondes.
  • How to incorporate Olaplex into your highlights 

DURATION // 10 AM TO 5 PM - LOOK & LEARN  (Live model demonstrations).

LOCATION // Samantha Cusick London, Notting Hill London.

COST // £300 +VAT per person

COURSE DATES // 

MONDAY 6TH APRIL - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER - CLICK HERE 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 of turning a banded patchy colour in to a seamless 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.
  • 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.
  • 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! But there is only so much you can do in one application, so we will openly share our methods to manage that clients expectations.

DURATION //

10 AM TO 5PM - LOOK AND LEARN  (Live model demonstrations).

LOCATION //

Samantha Cusick London, Notting Hill London.

COST // 

£300 +VAT per person

COURSE DATES //

MONDAY 2nd MARCH 2020 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2020 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK

MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER - CLICK HERE TO BOOK