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BAME/Afro Hairstyling Workshop

Tutors: Charity

Date: Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Dublin

Cost: €100

Course Profile:

This one-day workshop, run in partnership with the Hairstylist Guild of Ireland and Image Skillnet, is the first in a suite of courses aimed at upskilling hairstylists working with BAME hair (Black Asian Minority and Ethnic), focusing on Afro Hair.

The course will cover the following:

  • Relevant health & safety requirements
  • Understanding & knowledge of Afro hair textures
  • Understanding & knowledge of various Afro hairstyles
  • How to wash, style, finish and maintain various Afro hairstyles and textures
  • Talk and demo on heat styling & applications
  • Demo and talk on cornrows, plaits, extensions
  • Products and tools knowledge
  • Basic etiquette / consultation advice to show hairdressers they have knowledge about Afro hair & styles

A combination of theory, demonstration and a practical session with live models.

The class objective is to touch on all areas to give you some knowledge and skills to confidently approach someone with Afro hair, it is advised to follow up with practice and further in depth training into the different areas of skill.

All participants must bring their full kit. This is important as the tutor will be able to advise you on which products and tools in your specific kit are best for future use

Charity is a well know African Hairdresser with an established business in Moore Street Shopping Centre for 20 years, she has taught most of the Afro-Hairdressers in her area and is also well known to some of the hair designers from The Film Industry Hair Guild

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at experienced and trainee hair stylists in the film & TV Drama industry that wish to improve their skills working with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) hair.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online by 12pm on Friday 20 December 2019. For further information, please email

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