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    Essence of Braiding & Weaving

     Hair Academy!!!

    Make your own hours,Start Your Career, make more money & sign up!!
    Now Offering the following classes!
     Cosmetology: 1500 HR State approved course   $ 6,000
     Esthetics: 600 HRState approved course               $ 5,000
     Natural Hair: 170 HR State approved course           $1,500
     Nail Tech.: 150 HR State approved course              $1500
     Waxing Tech. : 110 HR State approved course      $ 900
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            Come by for a tour at 2508 Chamberlayne ave richmond va 23222


    Office: 2508 Chamberlayne ave richmond VA 23222

    Office Hours: 9:00Am-3:00PM Mon-Wed

    Office Phone: (804) 643-5420

    Email Address:


    Class Days: Monday- thurs

    Class Hours: morning classes" 10:00AM-1:00PM evening classes 6p.m- 9p.m


    Essence of Braiding & Weaving Academy challenges you on so many levels from interpersonal skills, time management, leadership style and entrepreneurial practices. This course will show you how to create and absorb new trends and techniques beyond your imagination. All styles can be customized to every consumer type and need, from the functional to the fantastic.

    The demand for highly trained hair care professionals is growing exponentially. Career possibilities are endless. Our Cosmetology profession can be transferred world wide from hair stylist, platform artists, technical trainers, product consultants, salon owners, entrepreneurs, wig makers and more.

    Our graduates will have the knowledge and skills to succeed in our demanding and competitive industry. Being a Natural Hair Care or cosmetologist professional allows you the flexibility, challenge and creativity to do what you love.



      Essence 1500 Hour Cosmetology Course prpares students for our ever changing industry. This course will teach you how to create and absorb new trends beyond your imagination. Both theory and practice are tauht to prepare students to meet the state required level of hair styling.

      Course Topics


  • Orientation
  • Manicuring & Pedi-Curing
  • Shampooing & Rinsing
  • Scalp Treatment
  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Cutting
  • Permanent Waving- Chemical Relaxing
  • Hair Coloring & Bleaching
  • Skin Care & Makeup
  • Wigs, Hair Pieces, & Relaxed Theory
  • Salon Management
  •                           Practical

    • Hair Scalp Treatments
    • Hair Styling
    • Tinting
    • Bleaching & Frosting
    • Temporary Rinses
    • Semi-Permanent Color
    • Cold Permanent Waving
    • Chemical Relaxing

    Natural Hair

    The 170 Hour Natural hair care course is designed to introduce students from a beggining level to advance in the art of natural hairy styling, braiding, weaving, proffessional requirements, safety, health and scalp care. Essence of Braiding & Weaving Academy offers hands on training, independent study and intrsuctionals step-by-step DVD's.

    Course Topics


    • Professional Requirements
    • Safety & Health
    • Hair & Sclap Disorders and Diseases
    • Hair Analysis and Scalp Care
    • Client preparation & Consultation
    • Hair Braiding
    • Lockng
    • Weaving
    • Styling


    • Single Braids
    • Single Braids w| Extensions
    • Cornrows
    • Cornrows w? Extensions
    • Twists
    • Knots
    • Multiple Strands
    • Hair Locking
    • Weving-Glued
    • Weaving-Bonded
    • Weaving- Sewn in 


    Essene 150 Hour Nail Course blends the latest generation of molecular technology with creativity and flair. Its all about passion and polish! Our classrooms are "learning labs" where you are encouraged to explore and discover the art and science of nail technology.

    Course Topics


    • Orientation-Professional Ethics
    • Safety & Health
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Bacteria
    • Infections
    • Methods of Infection Control
    • Client Consultation


    • Manicuring
    • Massage
    • Pedicure
    • Tip Application
    • Nail Wraps
    • Liquid Nails
    • Powder Nails
    • Gel Nails
    • Nail Art
    • Business Practice- Job Skills


    Essence 600 Hour Esthetics Course prepares students to meet the state required level in both theory and practical. Our graduates will have the knowledge and skills to succeed in our demanding competitive industry.

    Course Topics


    • Orientation & Business Topics
    • Laws & Regulation
    • General Sciences
    • Applied Sciences
    • Skin Care
    • Makeup
    • Body & Other Treatments
    • Hair Removal


    • Consultations, Cleansings and Analysis of face & body
    • Manual Facials & Treatments
    • Machine Facials and Treatmnts
    • Machine or Electric Facials & Treatments
    • Makeup
    • Hair Removal

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