HSI Hair Extension Training (Workshops & Classes)


About H.S.I. Extension Training Workshops
Hair Sessions, Inc. owners, Lance and Tammi McBrayer, offer a variety of intensive certified training workshops for licensed cosmetologist and students that most cosmetology schools do not. 
Our workshops are unique in that they not only provide in-depth training of extensions, but also give attendees the building blocks required to launch and/or enhance their own hair extension business or brand.  H.S.I. Extension Training graduates will receive hands-on training from experienced hair extension specialists Lance and Tammi, with combined extension experience of over 45 years, and will be given on-going support once the course has been completed. 

 

Our vision for all of our H.S.I. Extension Training Workshops is to raise the standard in quality, service and profitability of the Northeast salon industry, as a whole.  We are here to provide you and/or your salon team with proper consultation skills, product support and high-quality tailored training enabling you to build a brand, increase your client services and base and, ultimately, grow profits through sales and services.

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Hair extensions are the fastest growing and highest paid service in the hair industry.  On a day-to-day basis, the cost of these services range from several hundred to several thousand dollars per client!  Hair extensions are now estimated as a $3 billion dollar business annually and a Hair Sessions, Inc. Extension Training Certification will provide you with the skills, knowledge, training and materials you need to grow your clientele and business immensely while providing the hair solutions of your clients dreams.

Hair Sessions, Inc. goes above and beyond to make sure you are equipped with the knowledge, tips and tricks only our experienced educators can give. We take pride in making sure you leave our training knowing everything you need to know about our every hair extension technique to be a success - from consultation to cutting.

Take several of our certified workshops and become a hair extension expert.  Also, get access to wholesale hair prices on all of our HairLux Products and tools. Our training workshops cover color matching, color blending, texture matching, hair safety and so much more!

 

SPECIAL HAIR EXTENSION WHOLESALE AND WORKSHOP DEAL!

Learn 4 Extension Techniques: Keratin Strands, I-Tip Strands, Shrink Link Strands and Tape-in Hair

(1 day class)

AND

Get access to REAL wholesale prices and “Name Your Own Brand” Hair Extension Info

 

Class Cost: $599! Includes a Full Kit & Lunch

 

Reserve your spot today by April 10th with a $200 deposit and save $100.  That means your total cost is only $499!

(Held at our salon and hair extension boutique in the Back Bay)

Have 4 or more stylist?   Ask about our in-salon training deals.


 

We know you're time is precious. So, this compact Master Class will take you through the ins and outs of hair extensions with a full day of hands-on training. You'll learn four of our professional installation methods (Micro Link (I-Tip/Flat Tip), Keratin Bond, Shrink Link and Tape-In), the most necessary tools, and, of course, our friendly and informative master educator and professional stylist, Lance McBrayer. You’ll also have access to real wholesale pricing for all extensions and help for how you can start your own hair extension brand. By the time he's done with you, you'll know it all like an old pro. Not bad for a few hours of your time, right?

What you'll learn

  • 1. How to install and blend four types of professional hair extension methods
  • 2. How to expertly maintain and remove hair extensions
  • 3. How to determine the quantity of hair that a client needs
  • 4. How to properly place strands and wefts
  • 5. How to price an installation and bolster your revenue

What you'll get

  • 4 packs of HairLux practice hair: 1ea. of I-Tip, Fusion, and Tape-In (6 packs of Tape-In for Full Package owners)
  • 100 Beads
  • HairLux Loop Tool
  • Fusion Melting Connector
  • Keratin Bond Remover
  • 25 Keratin Rebonds
  • Protector Disks
  • Hair Extension Tool
  • Quick Pick Hair Parter
  • Mannequin Head
  • Tape-In Bond Remover
  • Free access to HairLux Online Education Courses*


Your HairLux Master Kit and Online Education access are valued at $658.98, but with this class, you get them free.

Schedule

  • 10:00-10:20 Meet and Greet with classmates and the educator
  • 10:20-11:00 Introduction and Basic Information About Hair Extensions with Lance
  • 11:00-12:00 I-Tip/Flat Tip Certification
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-12:45 Micro Loop Certification
  • 12:45-1:40 Tape-In Certification
  • 1:40-3:00 Fusion Certification
  • 3:00-3:20 Aftercare Maintenance
  • 3:20-4:30 Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30-5:00 Q&A

During the afternoon breakout sessions, instructor will give more in-depth lessons on topics such as common hair extension myths (and how to dispel them), achieving the most natural hair extension results, and the ins and outs of the hair extension business.

Class Date: April 15, April 29
Registration Deadline: April 13, April 27

 

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MICRO LINKS (I-tip / Flat Tip Strands) Workshop

MICRO LINK EXTENSIONS DESCRIPTION

Your client’s hair is parted and sectioned into mini sections, micro ring is applied and then the I tip extension is inserted and then clamped closed. When the full head is complete, then the client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

How to do a proper consultation, how to create proper sectioning, how to place I tip and loop extension strands and close, how to blend the client’s natural hair into the extensions and style.


COLD FUSION: No heat, no glue method that attaches hair strand by strand.  
Class Cost: $695 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $350     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline:

ADVANCED CLASS! 

 

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MICRO LOOP Workshop


MICRO LOOP EXTENSION DESCRIPTION

Your client’s hair is parted and sectioned into mini sections, micro loop extension is applied, the client’s hair is pulled through the loop then it's clamped closed. When the full head is complete the client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

How to do a proper consultation, how to create proper sectioning, how to place I tip and loop extension strands and close, how to blend the client’s natural hair into the extensions and style.

COLD FUSION: No heat, no glue method that attaches hair strand by strand.  
Class Cost: $695 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $350     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline:

ADVANCED CLASS! 

 

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Tape-in Workshop

Your client’s hair is parted and sectioned into sections, the tape-in hair is applied without a heat tool and sealed, then client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

How to do a proper consultation, how to create proper sectioning, how to place tape-in hair that lasts and without discomfort to client and seal along with how to blend the client’s natural hair into the extensions and style.

COLD FUSION: Tape method that attaches to hair 

Class Cost: $695 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $350     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline: 

GOOD FOR BEGINNERS!

 

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Keratin Strands Workshop

Your client’s hair is parted and sectioned into mini sections with a fusion shield, the keratin bonded fusion strand is fused using a fusion connector and sealed, then client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

How to do a proper consultation, how to create proper sectioning, how to place fusion strand and seal, how to blend the client’s natural hair into the extensions and style.

HOT FUSION: Heat and is attached by keratin based glue tip 

Class Cost: $695 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $350     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline: 

ADVANCE TRAINING!

 

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Braidless Sew-in (With Micro Links) Workshop

The client’s hair is parted horizontally.  Micro links are strategically placed in rows in order to attach wefted human hair that is sewn to the micro link rows, then client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

COLD FUSION: No heat, no glue method that attaches hair by sewing hair with the use of micro links.

Class Cost: $650 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit ( mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $350  (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline: 

GOOD FOR BEGINNERS!

 

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Sew-In Weave (Traditional Install) Workshop

The client’s hair is left out on the top and the balance of the client’s natural hair is braided into cornrows. Wefted human hair is sewn to the cornrows, then client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

Why you can charge $550+ for a flawlessly installed weave while keeping the clients hair healthy and growing.  Also, how to do a proper consultation, how to create a proper cornrow foundation to create the neatest flattest install, how to sew and bend the wefts (without having to cut the weft), how to blend the clients natural hair into the extensions and style.

COLD FUSION: No heat, no glue method that attaches hair by sewing hair.  

Class Cost: $795
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $450     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline:

Note: Must know how to cornrow  (You may register for cornrow workshop)

VERY ADVANCED CLASS!

 

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Sew-In Weave with Lace Frontal & Lace Front Closure Workshop

The client’s entire hair is braided into cornrows.  A lace frontal or a lace front closure is properly secured to the clients head.  Wefted human hair is then sewn to the remainder of exposed cornrows, then client’s hair is cut and styled to their desire.

What you will learn.

How to do a proper consultation, how to create a proper cornrow foundation to create the neatest flattest install, how to "bleach the knots" of the unit, how to "pluck" the edges (for a natural hairline), how to flawlessly install a lace frontal or lace closure (without bonding!), the proper stitch to attach and connect the tracks (without having to cut the weft), correct track placement, and how to teach your client about the proper care of their lace frontal or lace closure.

COLD FUSION: No heat, no glue method that attaches hair by sewing hair.  

Class Cost: $895
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $450     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline:

Note: Must know how to cornrow  (You may register for cornrow workshop)

VERY ADVANCED CLASS!

 

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Braiding With & Without Added Hair Class

Cornrows are braids that are created flat against the scalp. Cornrows are the foundation to most sewn hair extension techniques. Learning this basic skill is a must in order to learn most hair extension techniques.

What you will learn.

In this class you will learn how to create cornrows with the client’s natural hair and with added synthetic hair.

HOT FUSION: Heat and is attached by keratin based glue ball  

Class Cost: $395 
Includes: Materials and Tool kit ( mannequins are provided)
Deposit: $150   (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline: 

BEGINNERS CLASS!

 

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Wig Making & Construction with Lace Frontal or Lace Front Closure Workshop

This class is for all those seeking to advance in the art of wig design. No previous knowledge is necessary!  We welcome all into the wonderful world of wig creating.  However, if you are a stylist, you will be able to cut your creation properly on your own.  If you’re not a stylist, this class does NOT cover cutting and coloring.  You will need to have a professional do that for you or use our cutting and coloring services, which is separate and for a separate fee.

We are bringing you a powerfully skilled artist with his own unique approach of showing you how to create your own wig design that you can use for yourself or for others.  (Hair is not included in this course but can be purchased in advance by request.)  All courses are hands on. Come ready to learn!

What you will learn.

In this power course you will learn an introduction to the following:

  1. Knowledge of the foundation and differences in cap types and their purposes.
  2. What type of hair to choose (makes all the difference in the world!)
  3. Placement of lace front closure or lace frontal
  4. Proper stitch and sewing technique for placing tracks
  5. Introduction to altering (plucking) hairlines, adding “baby hair”, “bleaching knots” and determining density.
  6. Learn how to size, measure and the various techniques in cap application.
  7. Attachment and removal
  8. Knowledge on working with clients that suffer from hair loss. (This is valuable information that will enhance your business.)
  9. How to truly create a profitable business by working smarter, not harder.
  10. Knowledge on finding wig manufacturers to suit your needs and the needs of your clients.
  11. Learn how to repair and problem solve.
  12. How to conduct a professional consultation.
  13. Fitting and styling your creation (cutting and coloring is not included in this workshop)

Class Cost: $895
Includes: Materials and Tool kit (mannequins are provided) (Hair is not included)
Deposit: $450     (Balance must be paid no later than 2 days before class)
Class Date: 
Registration Deadline:

ADVANCED CLASS!

 

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*All Workshop/Class prices are for a limited time offer and are subject to change.
Become a certified hair extension technician from HSI and experience these possibilities:
~ double or triple your income
~ work less hours & set your own schedule
~ build a profitable business
~ transform the looks of your clients
~ create a home-based or mobile business
~ be an extension specialist in a salon
~ work as little or as often as you want
-  get access to real extension hair wholesale prices
-  learn how to start your own hair extension brand
 
Who is a good candidate for this class?
~ stay-at-home mom's
~ stylists looking for a career change within your same industry
~ stylists looking to upgrade their skills
~ women with an interest in hair & beauty
~ anyone with the desire to work for themselves & start their own hair extension brand/business