Hair Innovation Professionals – Continuing Education (CE)

Learn the latest hair trends and techniques, and earn continuing education credits for your Illinois Cosmetologists License renewal, which are due by Sept. 30, 2019.

September Class Special: Receive $25 off when you reserve your seat by Aug. 31.

Upcoming 2019 CE Classes

Blurr Demo
Sept. 9
Educator: Salvatore Turco
2.5 hours (3 CE hours) — $60
You’ll learn how to: Gently fade the hair seamlessly without
unsightly lines or shading; use the proper tools; make a seamless transition from nape to top of head

Become a Balayage Expert! Workshop
Sept. 16
Educator: Jasen James
5.5 hour (6 CE hours)
$200 (lunch included)
Seating is limited. Model needed.
You’ll learn: Tips and tricks to sweep and paint your pieces perfect; words you can use in your consultation to have a client better understand if Balayage is best for them; current trends in Balayage

About Our Educators

Jasen James: Colourist/Balayage Expert
A colourist for more than 20 years and colouring hair in the best salons in Chicago, Jasen is thankful to have been taught by educators from L.A., NYC, and Italy.

Debra Hanaway: Stylist/Director of Education
A stylist for more than 40 years and educator director for over 26 years, Debra is thankful to have been taught by educators from Chicago, London, NYC, and Canada.

Salvatore Turco: Stylist/Educator
A stylist for more than 25 years and lead educator for HIP Salon, Salvatore is thankful to have been taught by educators from the Chicagoland area and NYC.

Esteban De La Torre: Stylist/Educator
A stylist for more than 10 years and educator at HIP Salon, Esteban is thankful to have been taught by educators from the Chicagoland area, NYC and California.

About Hair Innovation Professionals

Hair Innovation Professionals (HIP Salon) is a State of Illinois-certified cosmetology continuing education provider. Our classes provide CE credit hours, which can be applied to the state’s requirement to maintain a cosmetology license in Illinois. CE credit hours vary depending on the class.

Our Hair Innovation Professionals educators have 4 to 35 years of experience in working at a high-end, departmentalized, trend-setting salon. They also have trained with master educators at Bumble and Bumble University, Schwarzkopf and Sassoon-London.

Our team of Hair Innovation Professionals values continuing education for all hair professionals and cosmetologists.

We believe peer-to-peer education is absolutely necessary to uphold the professional standards of our industry. Through ongoing training, our colleagues are able to improve their skills and knowledge to better serve clients’ hair and beauty needs.

At Hair Innovation Professionals, we are passionate about creating educational programs that keep our colleagues on the leading edge of trends, products and styles. Watch for future classes in hair-styling and men’s cutting.

We invite licensed cosmetologists to call us at 847-882-4474 to learn more about our upcoming classes or to be added to our Hair Innovation Professionals CE Program mailing list. Or email Debra Hanaway at

All classes are held at HIP Salon, 174 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg.

También ofrecemos clases de cosmetología de educación continua en español. Llámenos para más información: 847-882-4474.