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cosmetology at TCCC

Holly Hutchinson, a Tri-County Community College (TCCC) alumna and co-owner of Bella Color Studio in Murphy, recently gave a color demonstration for Cosmetology students at TCCC.

Hutchinson showcased the technique of using multi-tone hair colors to create a unique look for autumn.

Along with the tips and tricks of the color trade, Hutchinson also shared stories from the work experience that she has garnered since graduating from the Cosmetology program at TCCC.

The Cosmetology curriculum at TCCC is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment, which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and as skin/nail specialists, platform artists, and related businesses.

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For more information about the Cosmetology Program of Study please contact Pauline Ledford at (828) 835-4282.