EDUCATION: become a Colour Specialist

Education and training are key when it comes to growing your career as a hairdresser and colourist. It’s also how you stay inspired and stay ahead in a competitive industry. So what if you could tell industry peers and clients alike that you were the best?

The L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Specialist graduates are part of an elite group of experts across the UK and Ireland who have an unparalleled knowledge of colour.

L’Oréal Professionnel introduced the first ever Colour Specialist course in 1998, setting a new standard in the hairdressing industry and raising the level of professional colouring to even greater heights.

Aimed at: colourists that want to gain the ultimate in professional knowledge and the skill and confidence to create perfect colour every time.

Duration: The course lasts 15 days and requires full commitment and dedication from the students, ending with a final examination.

Colour Specialists also get the opportunity to attend an evening of celebration and recognition at a Colour Specialist ceremony held at Central Saint Martins. This year’s ceremony welcomed the Colour Specialists, their salon managers/owners and families to share in their success and give congratulations for their dedication to the hairdressing industry.

Once you’re a Colour Specialist, you unlock the opportunity to be part of the Colour SpecilA-List education programme. This programme offers a wide range of education, as well as the opportunity to join the newly formed Colour SpeciA-List Innovation Team. Becoming a Colour Specialist is only the very beginning of your specialist journey.

So start your journey today by booking your colour specialist assessment on one of L’Oréal Professionnel’s dedicated assessment days. Call the course booking line on 0800 028 3448, email or ask your L’Oréal Professionnel account manager and education consultant for your career path guidance.