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Cosmetology School in Nashville, Cookeville, Lebanon, TN and Dalton, GA

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Are you looking for a new, rewarding, and exciting career? If so, a career as a cosmetologist may be just what you’re looking for! Cosmetology is the study and practice of beauty and wellness treatments with several branches of specialization, including makeup, skincare, nail care, and hairstyling. Cosmetologists are professionally trained experts in the art and science of all things beauty and wellness!

As a cosmetologist, you will play a key role in making people feel and look their best, and with the proper training and education, you will be in demand at salons, spas, beauty clinics, and businesses in the beauty and wellness industry. For those with an entrepreneurial spirit, you can start your own business or, start taking on clients right away at an established salon and spa in your area. You have plenty of options to choose from and lots of potential clients are looking for your talents. However, before you start taking on clients and growing your business, you need to take the first step and enroll in a cosmetology program. Fortunately for aspiring cosmetologists, Genesis College offers in-depth training through their cosmetology programs at their campuses located in Nashville, Lebanon, Cookeville, TN, and Dalton, GA.

Genesis’ cosmetology curriculum consists of 50 weeks of hands-on classroom instruction with experienced and knowledgeable instructors. During these hands-on classes and training opportunities, students will use the latest hair and color products, makeup, and nail and skincare. These hands-on opportunities allow students to gain in-depth familiarity with popular product lines that prospective clients are looking for. In addition, with our continuous career development and business training classes, Genesis’ cosmetology graduates have the flexibility to join an existing salon, start their own business, or pursue career opportunities in product sales or cosmetology instruction. You will not only gain technical knowledge and skill but receive guidance on etiquette, professionalism, communication, personal appearance, and sanitation.
Your future awaits, and you can begin this exciting journey right away. Genesis’ cosmetology school offers new classes every month— no need to wait until the following semester.

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You, like other Genesis cosmetology school students, will become an expert in traditional and emerging beauty trends and techniques through classroom instruction focusing on:

Haircutting and styling:

You will learn the fundamentals of hair cutting and styling through classroom instruction and receive hands-on training opportunities cutting different styles in long, medium, and short hair, as well as men’s and women’s styles. In addition to step-by-step demonstrations, you’ll receive training on lines, layering techniques, and gradation. Additionally, Genesis’ cosmetology graduates are comfortable with the latest techniques and strategies for blow-outs, curling, and straightening using various tools and products. You will also learn how to style hair following a haircut in addition to up-dos and braiding.

Color and texture:

Classroom instruction focusing on hair color and texture will enhance your skills allowing you to transform a client’s hair. This is an advanced skill, using chemistry and science to mix hair color and product to change the hair’s appearance. Through classroom instruction, demonstrations, and practice with models, you will learn to select the right color to compliment your client’s skin tone and practice advanced application techniques for highlights, balayage, or root touch-ups. Additionally, you will learn to shampoo, apply conditioning treatments, and become familiar with the right products to use to enhance and maintain color.

Permanent waving:

Permanent waving is a hair treatment that can be used on all hair textures to create waves or curls. This style is achieved using chemical ingredients that are carefully applied and set on the hair. In Genesis’ cosmetology program, you’ll learn the length and type of hair best suited for permanent waving, techniques to maintain hair health, and how to achieve the client’s desired outcome. Further, you will learn ways to maintain a perm and style hair that has undergone permanent waving treatment and when to freshen up a perm.

Manicures and pedicures:

From basic upkeep to elaborate nail designs, nail technicians are more in demand than ever before. Your classroom instruction at Genesis’ cosmetology program will teach you how to give clients a thorough spa manicure and pedicure using professional tools and techniques. In addition, you will learn how to cut and shape nails, nail repair and how to apply nail polish. Lastly, you will learn sterilizing procedures and how to maintain a hygienic salon.

Style trends:

Beauty trends are often cyclical, coming in and out of style with the seasons. Genesis’ cosmetology school students will learn all the style trends in hair, nails, skincare, and makeup so you can start delivering highly sought-after beauty services right away.

Makeup application:

At Genesis’ cosmetology school, you will learn fundamental makeup application skills, including skin prep, color theory, contouring, highlighting, foundation matching, correction, concealing, eye shadow, and lip color application. In the process, you will learn and gain experience with the best brushes, makeup application tools, makeup products, and cleaning and sanitation procedures. With hands-on training, you will know how to apply makeup in various settings like weddings, editorial, fashion, and personal.

Genesis is a recognized and renowned institution providing hands-on training and classroom learning on the multiple branches of cosmetology. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructors exude passion and professionalism to both inspire and educate students. As a result, graduates of the Genesis cosmetology program are equipped and ready for a variety of exciting career opportunities, whether that be working at a high-end salon or starting your own business. Get started today if you are interested in a career in the beauty and wellness industry and want to learn the latest techniques in hair, skin, and nails. Campuses are located in Nashville, Lebanon, Cookeville, TN, and Dalton, GA, and start every month. By completing the Genesis Cosmetology program, you will have a number of career-ready opportunities available to you. For more information about financial aid, coursework, or the campus nearest you, reach out to a Genesis advisor by clicking on the button below.

Cosmetology School in Nashville, Cookeville, Lebanon, TN and Dalton, GA

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Are you ready to take your first step towards a new career? Professionally trained cosmetologists are in demand at salons, spas, and other businesses in the beauty and wellness industry. To help students fill these much-needed positions, Genesis offers cosmetology programs in Nashville, Lebanon, and Cookeville, TN; Dalton, GA.

In addition, Genesis’ cosmetology curriculum includes 50 weeks of hands-on classroom instruction; students use the latest hair and color products, affording them an opportunity to gain in-depth familiarity with the entire popular product line. In addition, with our continuous career development and business training classes, our graduates have the flexibility to join an existing salon, start their own business, or pursue career opportunities in product sales or cosmetology instruction.

In Genesis’ cosmetology school—which begins new classes every month—students become experts in traditional and emerging beauty trends and techniques. Classroom instruction focuses on:

  • Haircutting and styling
  • Color and texture
  • Permanent waving
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Style trends
  • Makeup application

Whether you reside in Nashville; Dalton, GA; or near one of our other campuses, cosmetology school offers a number of career-ready opportunities. To speak with a Genesis advisor about financial aid, coursework, or the campus nearest you, click the button below.

Genesis Career College cosmetology student practicing cutting hair.

Your Future Career Options as a Licensed Cosmetologist

A Master Cosmetology license creates opportunities for a great number of careers in a variety of settings:

  • Makeup Artist
  • Salon Manager or Owner
  • Self- Employed Hair Stylist
  • Hair Colorist
  • Hair Stylist to the Stars in Television and Film
  • Cosmetology Instructor (with further licensure)
  • Product Sales Specialist

As you look into your new career as a Cosmetologist, be sure to research some of the real-life details of your new trade such as job outlook, self-employment opportunities, earning potential in your chosen career track and details of your new work environment.

And don’t forget to read up on how to get your cosmetology license — our guide offers you more information on beginning your career once you graduate.

We recommend to you the resources of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Department of Labor’s O-Net, where all this information can be found and more.

Financial Aid

At Genesis Career College, we offer financial aid to those that qualify. These programs can help you afford college through any combination of grants and student loans. We are a participant in the Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid program. The Financial Planner at each individual campus will assist you in completing your free application for Federal Student Aid.

Other Programs in Beauty & Wellness

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Do you love French manicures, French tips and gel pedicures? Do you want to work at a spa, luxury hotel or specialized nail salon? See if our nail technician program is right for you.

In our Massage Therapy program, you’ll study the anatomy of the human body as well as how to relieve tense, sore, or damaged muscles and ligaments with your own two hands.

Interested in helping men achieve the look of their dreams? Master Barber work in barber shops and salons with the skills to properly groom and finesse men’s hair, facial hair, and skin.

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Find Your New Path at Genesis Career College

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By submitting this form, I am allowing Genesis Career College to contact me regarding education programs and services via email, telephone, automated technology, direct mail, or text message at the email address, address, and phone number provided. Data and text message rates may apply. I understand that my consent is not required before enrolling in or attending any educational programs facilitated by Genesis Career College. Read our full privacy policy here.