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Branford Academy January 15 & 16, 2013

Students at Branford Academy are always being challenged to use their hairdressing and makeup skills as well as their creativity. Diana Leonardi, Head of School loves to give the students assignments in which they can show off their individual skills and ideas for implementing the challenges. In the past, photo shoots have included wedding themes, ...

Students at Branford Academy are always being challenged to use their hairdressing and makeup skills as well as their creativity. Diana Leonardi, Head of School loves to give the students assignments in which they can show off their individual skills and ideas for implementing the challenges. In the past, photo shoots have included wedding themes, ...


Trissola SOLO & TRUE Demo and Certification Class

On February 12th, Branford Academy students had a wonderful guest teacher. Maria Amodeo from DePasquale Salon Systems came by to train and certify students to use Trissola SOLO & TRUE products.  In a half day course, students had a chance to work with this amazing product and learn pertinent tips and techniques directly from the ...

On February 12th, Branford Academy students had a wonderful guest teacher. Maria Amodeo from DePasquale Salon Systems came by to train and certify students to use Trissola SOLO & TRUE products.  In a half day course, students had a chance to work with this amazing product and learn pertinent tips and techniques directly from the ...


Branford Academy Graduate Spotlight: Thomas Panico

Tommy, why did you decide to come to cosmetology school? What inspired you? I needed a career. I like to help and work with people. The salon atmosphere is a very fun atmosphere to work in! Why did you choose Branford Academy vs. another school? I heard excellent things about the school, and itʼs close ...

Tommy, why did you decide to come to cosmetology school? What inspired you? I needed a career. I like to help and work with people. The salon atmosphere is a very fun atmosphere to work in! Why did you choose Branford Academy vs. another school? I heard excellent things about the school, and itʼs close ...


Paying a fortune for hair color?

The average price for a simple color retouch in Connecticut can range from $75 to $200, depending on the affluence level of the community where your salon is located. Recently, an East Haven resident, let’s call her Rose, was in a pinch. It was time for her every-six-weeksroot retouch. The gray hairs were popping through, ...

The average price for a simple color retouch in Connecticut can range from $75 to $200, depending on the affluence level of the community where your salon is located. Recently, an East Haven resident, let’s call her Rose, was in a pinch. It was time for her every-six-weeksroot retouch. The gray hairs were popping through, ...

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