Barber Training Program: 630 Hours

IBBI’s Master program trains students in the basic skills needed to prepare our students for their licensing exams.

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Barber Training Course For Advanced Students : 360 Hours

This advanced barber course is specifically designed for experienced Barbers and Cosmetologists who want to obtain a NY Barber License


Cosmetology Program : 1000 Hours

Turn your passion into a profession with the IBBI’s Cosmetology program, which will prepare you to become a licensed cosmetologist.


Refresher Course : 5+ Hours

Do you have a license for over 2 years? This course helps you refresh your skills and brings you up to par on the latest techniques to acquire the skills needed to take the NY State Department of Licensing exam.


Infection Control Course : 6 Hours

The infection Control Course also known as the HIV and transmission of contagious diseases prevention training is required in order to obtain a NY Barber License


Where do Cosmetologists work?

  • Hotel or Spa - the clientele in hotels and spas are different. These clients are normally on vacation or traveling for work; therefore, you get to meet people from all over the world
  • Salon - Most Cosmetologists start off working in a salon because it helps them gain experience as well as getting accustomed to talking to clients.
  • Mobile Stylist - If you enjoy traveling and not having to report the same place each day, then working as a mobile stylist may be right up your alley. You get to provide hair and make-up on site.
  • TV. Film - You get to make sure actresses/actors are on point before to go out on set. You may even get to create special effects based on what’s being filmed
  • Fashion Industry - You may be styling models for photo shoots and even runway shows.This is your opportunity to really get creative and showcase your ability to adapt to any season.
  • Cosmetology school - some cosmetologists have the passion to pass down what they’ve learned to new students looking to start their careers in Beauty Teaching is definitely a rewarding career.

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Ways to be successful in Cosmetology school

  • Show up - showing up is the first step to success. Our instructors are experienced and patient. Success in cosmetology takes dedication and commitment.
  • Practice - You will be taught a wealth of information. It is important to practice as much as you can. The industry is continuously changing and it's important to stay up to par with new techniques.
  • Ask lots of questions - Cosmetology can be challenging but also very exciting. The only way to sharpen your skills is to ask questions. If you find yourself struggling, make sure you seek help. We are here to help you.
  • Explore - Visit salons in your area to familiarize yourself with the needs of the industry. Get a feel for the environment and start networking
  • Use every opportunity - You will have plenty of time to showcase your ability but so will everyone else. Never shy away from the chance to show off your creativity..

Are you ready to Unleash your passion and train for a career in Beauty that will last for years to come? If you are looking for a Cosmetology school that will get you there, click here to learn more.


What can a Cosmetologist do?

Cosmetology is a profession that is high in demand, It takes a lot of focus, skill and creativity to meet the needs of your clients. Some of their duties include:

  • Styling hair
  • Make up design
  • Product developer
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Consultant
  • Celebrity Stylist

International Barber and Beauty Institute will teach you the skills you need to succeed in the Beauty profession. If you are looking for a Beauty school that can take you to the next level, we can get you there. Contact us today to learn more.


Fun Facts about Cosmetology

Looking for a Beauty School to jumpstart your career? International Barber and Beauty school is the place for you. Check out these fun facts about Cosmetology.

  • The word “cosmetic” comes from the Greek word kosmos, which means “of this world or worldly.”
  • Women used to pinch their cheeks to give themselves rosy cheeks before the invention of blush.
  • The first makeup came from Egypt, where women painted their eyes by applying dark color under the eyelid and blackening their eyelashes.
  • The founder of Maybelline named the company after his sister Maybel who inspired him to create makeup products.
  • The first nail polish was invented in China in 3000 B.C. by mixing egg whites, beeswax, gum, and colored powder.
  • In 1400, it was fashionable for women to be hairless. They would shave their heads and pluck their eyebrows and eyelashes entirely out.
  • The most common injury caused by makeup is scratching the eye with a mascara wand.
  • Drinking an abundance of water adds an instant glow to your face.

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Become a Cosmetologist

Looking for a Cosmetology school to Make your dreams a reality? Well, training for the career of your dreams at International Barber and Beauty Institute.

Unleash your passion by training for a career in our NEW Cosmetology program. ( add link back to cosmo page) In as little as 8 months, you could be on the road to a rewarding career in Beauty.

  • Enhance your skills
  • Sharpen your skills
  • Connect with hundreds of Salon owners
  • Bring out the best in your clients
  • Create your own schedule
  • Make a difference in someone’s life each day