The directory below contains all the cosmetology schools in this state, sorted alphabetically per city.
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Cosmetology is the treatment of skin, hair and nails.
Cosmetology encompasses the practices generally and usually performed by, and known as the profession of beauty culturists, cosmeticians, cosmetologists, hairdressers, or any one or a combination of practices: arranging, dressing, curling, waxing, weaving, cleansing, cutting, singeing, bleaching, coloring, or similar work upon the hair of any person, by any means, and/or with hands or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances, or by the use of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions, creams or otherwise, massaging, cleansing, stimulating, exercising, beautifying, or similar work on the scalp, face, neck, arms, legs, feet, hands, bust, or upper part of the body, or manicuring the nails of any person or adding nail tips, extensions, gels, or other articles to nails, or performing desairology, the art and science of dressing and arranging the hair, nails, and clothing of the deceased.
Cosmetology students learn to cut, perm, color, and design hair as well as treat damaged hair. Students also must master basic skills in esthetics and nail technology.
Entry level salaries for salon stylists are higher than salaries for most other semi-skilled jobs. Stylists who develop their own clientele or who work in upscale salons can expect even higher incomes. Talented cosmetology professionals have discovered that their license may be a stepping stone to other careers such as salon manager, hair colorist, artistic director, photo stylist, makeup artist, or educator.
Bronx, NY, "American Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Happauge, NY, Long Island Beauty School -- Cosmetology
New York, NY, Carsten Institute NYC (Aveda Concept School) -- Cosmetology
Peekskill, NY, Northern Westchester School of Hairdressing & Cosmetology -- Cosmetology
Albany, NY, Austin Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Albany, NY, The Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology -- Cosmetology
Batavia, NY, Continental School of Beauty- Batavia -- Cosmetology
Binghamton, NY, Triple Cities School of Beauty Culture -- Cosmetology
Brooklyn, NY, Hair Design Institute at Fifth Avenue -- Cosmetology
Brooklyn, NY, J. W. & C. Hightower School of Cosmetology -- Cosmetology
Catskill, NY, Columbia Greene Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Flushing, NY, Elim Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Glens Falls, NY, Adirondack Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Hyde Park, NY, Beauty School of Middletown -- Cosmetology
Jamaica, NY, Nail & Skin Care Academy -- Cosmetology
Levittown, NY, Brittany Beauty School -- Cosmetology
Mt Vernon, NY, Westchester School of Beauty -- Cosmetology
New York, NY, Aveda Institute New York -- Cosmetology
New York, NY, New York International Beauty School -- Cosmetology
New York, NY, USA Beauty School International -- Cosmetology
Ridgewood, NY, Midway-Paris Beauty School - Queens -- Cosmetology
Schenectady, NY, Europa School of Cosmetology -- Cosmetology
Schenectady, NY, Jordan Lynn School for Appearance Enhancement -- Cosmetology
Syracuse, NY, Phillips Hair Styling Institute -- Cosmetology
Tonawanda, NY, Marjon School of Beauty -- Cosmetology
Troy, NY, Troy School of Beauty Culture -- Cosmetology
Williamsville, NY, Leon Studio One School of Hair -- Cosmetology