Hair Innovation Professionals – Continuing Education (CE)

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 Debra@hipsalon.biz/

Upcoming Classes

Reinventing the long layer
Educator:  Jimmy Spratt
You’ll learn how to:

    • Create a deep under-cut with soft lines
    • Remove soft weight with shears
    • Make deep angular layering

Breaking Bob
Educator:  Jimmy Spratt
You’ll learn how to:

    • Maintain integrity within the structure while creating soft lines and tapered edges
    • Perform deep under-cutting
    • Create internal movement and volume

Razor G-Bob
Educator:  Jimmy Spratt
You’ll learn:

    • Proper techniques using the tip, heel and flat of the blade
    • Setting up the hairline with the flat of the blade
    • Graduation and weight removal with a razor

Long Pixie
Educator:  Jimmy Spratt
You’ll learn how to:

    • Create long internal length with tapered nape and sides
    • Make multiple looks for one shape
    • Perform deep point cutting and aggressive weight removal resulting in soft, lengthy internal movement

Men’s Long Layers
Educator:  Jimmy Spratt
You’ll learn:

    • Under cutting/ Disconnection
    • Point Cutting with weight removal
    • Styling options and a diversity in the look

Bald fade
Educator: Salvatore Turco
You’ll learn how to:

    • Use the correct tool for perfect fading
    • Make a seamless transition from bald to hair
    • Perfect the use of the foil for the ultimate finishing

Blurr
Educator: Salvatore Turco
You’ll learn how to:

    • Perfectly perform a faded men’s look
    • Use the proper tools, with no shadows or weight lines
    • Make a seamless transition from nape to top of head

Become a Balayage Expert!
Educator: Jasen James
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

Transformations from Fab to Glam
Educator: Esteban De La Torre
You’ll learn:

    • Homecoming hair to red carpet ready
    • How to make a more glamorous look by using everyday accessories
    • Upselling the hair service by use of extensions

Perfecting the Blow Out
Educator: Esteban De La Torre
You’ll learn:

    • Proper product distribution
    • Proper placement while creating volume by utilizing tension and elevation
    • How to set root, middle, and ends of hair

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/Educator
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.

Jimmy Spratt: Stylist/Educator
A stylist for more than 20 years and network educator for Bumble & Bumble, Jimmy is thankful to have been taught by educators from Chicago and NYC.

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.

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