Parkersburg WV Location

Follow Your Dreams at the Artisan School of Cosmetology

Have you dreamed of being a cosmetologist since you were younger? Do you have a passion for helping your friends and family look and feel beautiful? Are you looking for a career that is fast-paced, fun, and fulfilling? Consider enrolling in the Artisan School of Cosmetology! Our Parkersburg, WV campus is perfect for individuals who are just beginning their journey to become a stylist. We teach you the basics, as well as some more advanced techniques, and a wide variety of skills you will need to have a successful career as a salon stylist.

With nearly 4,000 square feet of work space containing state-of-the-art equipment and learning tools, there is more than enough room for you to work on mastering your craft. Our instructors are top-rated, and over 90 percent of our graduates have jobs in place before graduating from our programs. We guarantee that when you graduate from the Artisan School, you will feel more than prepared to pass your license exams and to enter the workforce.

To learn more about our program in Parkersburg, contact the Artisan School of Cosmetology today: (304) 834-3600.

Cosmetology Program: Study to Become a West Virginia Licensed Cosmetologist

At the Artisan School of Cosmetology, you will spend 1,800 hours doing hands-on education in a quality cosmetology program that will prepare you for your cosmetology license in the state of West Virginia. In this program at our Parkersburg, WV location, you will learn the art of hair dressing, which includes a variety of cutting techniques, styling with an assortment of tools, color techniques, and more. Our program uses top of the line products to teach texture techniques, and we make certain you learn trends, as well as classic styles. In our cosmetology program, you will also spend time learning aesthetics techniques, make-up application, and nail treatments.

Hair Stylist Program: Learn Hair Techniques from the Professionals

We offer a 1,000-hour hair styling course for those individuals who want to focus on learning to cut, color, and style hair. We only use top of the line products to teach our students texture techniques to ensure you learn modern trends, as well as classic wraps.

This course includes hands-on instruction on hair cutting, styling with a variety of tools, and color techniques like:

  • Tinting
  • Balayage
  • Free-Hand Techniques
  • Fashion Color
  • Foil Highlighting

Aesthetics Program: Learn the Art of Skin Care at the Artisan School

In our 600-hour aesthetician program, our students learn skin care techniques to help their future clients glow. By the end of the theory and practical segments of this course, our students can perform facials and facial manipulations. We ensure that when our students graduate from our aesthetics program, they have a vast knowledge of infection control. We teach waxing in our aesthetics program, covering everything from the many types of wax, to correct application techniques, to how to wax nearly every part of the body.

This program also includes courses on make-up application, where each student will learn how to match individuals with the correct color palette and proper techniques to bring out the natural beauty in every client.

Nail Technology: Learn Nail Art, Acrylic Application, and More

In the 400-hour nail technology program, our Parkersburg students learn how to care for and make nails art. This program teaches various nail art techniques, as well as acrylic application and manicures/pedicures. Our instructors show students how to properly apply acrylic nails, how to safely use the tools and equipment, and how to remove the nails painlessly. Our students are also taught a variety of nail art techniques, including free hand and stamping, which will help them enhance a client’s experience in the salon.