State License Requirements - CONNECTICUT
Cosmetology - 1,500 hours
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Cosmetology Program consists of hairstyling, haircutting, manicuring, cosmetic chemistry, hair coloring, shampooing, bleaching, anatomy, finger waving, permanent waving, sanitation, scalp treatments, physiology, hygiene, salesmanship and barbering (CT only).
Esthetics (Skin Care) – 600 hours (no licensure requirement)
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Esthetics (Skin Care) Program consists of an introduction to Esthetics, anatomy and physiology, introduction to skin structure and function, bacteriology, sanitation and safety, waxing, tweezing, exfoliation, pharmacology, product chemistry, technological tools and supplies, room setup, basics of electricity/machine aid, skin types and conditions, introduction to aromatherapy and reflexology, mask therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, skin analysis, European facials, massage therapy, skin disorders and disease, men’s skin care, basic makeup and professional business training.
Nail Technology – 180 hours (no licensure requirement)
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Nail Technology Program consists of nail analysis, tip application, acrylic, gel and fiberglass/silk applications, career opportunities, French and Pink ‘n White manicures, nail art, basic and deluxe manicures and pedicures, nail disorders, sanitation and sterilization methods, hot oil and paraffin manicures and business planning.
Makeup Artistry – 30 hour course (no licensure requirement)
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Makeup Artistry Program consists of the law of color, facial shapes and features, client consultation, career opportunities, custom blending, makeup products and techniques, eyelash application, infection control and safety, application techniques, skin preparation, makeup essentials and application for day, evening, photo, bridal and specialty and highlighting and contouring.
Theatrical Makeup/Special Effects Artistry – 40 hour course (no licensure requirement)
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Theatrical Makeup/Special Effects Artistry Program consists of makeup theory and anatomy of the face, theatre makeup, opportunities for makeup artists and industry standards, aging the face and hands, bruising, burns using latex, spirit gum and wax, zombie/broken nose(s), character creation and portfolio building.
"Thanks to everything I learned at Marinello, I was working in a salon one week after graduation."
- Samatha Derren.
Marinello Hemet Campus