We asked 4 job seekers about their Connecticut Cosmetology License. This is what they told us:
Connecticut cosmetologists must complete a program in barbering, cosmetology or hairdressing in a school that is overseen by the Connecticut State Board of Education.1 Programs must be at least 1,500 hours long. To obtain a license, applicants must pass practical and written exams.
Licenses are $100 and must be renewed every 2 years. Licenses are administered by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.1
Blurb information last updated December 2019. General cosmetology requirements and steps to obtain license may be found here.
1. “Connecticut Cosmetology License ”. Connecticut State Department of Health. Retrieved November 2019.
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“I feel I was very well aware of everything required to earn my license.”
“I wish I had a better understanding of the physical impact or strain that this career can have on your body and the proper ways to prevent them as much as possible.”
“That I would have wished I had done it sooner in life.”
“Hairdressing is a great career for those who are creative and love working with people and can be very rewarding, both mentally and financially, if you are willing to work at it.”
“Encourage thoroughly to tap into the beauty Industry and the opportunities that arise!”
“There is always more to be learned. Continuous education and hands-on experience are the key to success in this industry, which is an incredible community to be a part of.”
“Be sure this is the path you wish to take, there’s more to it than just doing hair!”
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