Looking for a start in cosmetology or esthetics? There are many choices available across the nation for education in the beauty industry. If you’re interested in launching your career in Texas, the TONI&GUY® Hairdressing Academy may be the exact right fit for you.
Opened in 2009, the Dallas-area school marked the very first TONI&GUY® Hairdressing Academy. In 2014, we moved to our current location in Plano, right in the Preston Park shopping center, which offers students the convenience of a number of restaurants, shops, and businesses within the center and around the nearby Preston Road/West Park Boulevard intersection.
Our focus is hands-on training, with students intensely training during the first two months to develop skills allowing them to progress to client practice. Our Student Salon offers services to the public so our students can complete state-mandated clinic floor hours as well as gain invaluable experience and insight into what real life as a cosmetologist is like.
Our cosmetology program is helmed by educators from the largest salon base in the world, ensuring ambitious, curious students are exposed to the widest and latest range of hair trends possible. The first 350-400 hours of the program is spent receiving step-by-step instruction through each of the New Classic Cuts and the New Classic Color collections, and then advances from there. Students will experience videos, live instructor demonstrations, illustrations, textbook examples, and hands-on mannequin training in preparation of becoming a skilled hairdresser.
We spare no expense in preparing our students to develop extraordinary colorist skills. With the belief that it’s beneficial to experiment, students are given the opportunity to mix their own colors–using the TIGI professional color line–in our dispensary, rather than have an instructor do it for them.
TONI&GUY® also offers advanced education for licensed professionals, with classes ranging from expanded cutting techniques to how to implement training courses within one’s own salon.
A unique feature of our program is our “student soirees,” which are exciting annual events giving students the chance to produce and run a high-end runway show from start to finish. Students are broken into groups, given a budget and a theme…then set free to source models and photographers, create mood boards, pull looks, and be as creative as possible!
Ready to Get Started?
If Dallas and TONI&GUY® sound like the right path to your future career in beauty, you can contact us for more information, or drop by our campus for a tour. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. We’re committed to giving you the best start possible in this exciting industry!