One of the major benefits of becoming a member of Cosmetologists Chicago, are the exciting continuing educational opportunities for members. Join one of our associations today (CC, INTA, AAE or CIDESCO U.S.A.) and take advantage of these events. Non-members may attend, but must pay a higher fee for each program. 

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Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events!

Educator & Company
   Aug. 7, 2017  6pm - 8pm  The Ultimate Zombie
Fantasy Makeup Demo
Devin Stein  Pivot Point Academy 
144 E. Lake St. Bloomingdale, IL 60108
   Aug. 28, 2017   9am - 5pm  CIDESCO
Full Day of Education 
 CIDESCO U.S.A.  New Age Spa Institute
1870 Busse Hwy,
Des Plaines, IL 60016 
   Sept. 11, 2017  10am - 4pm  Men's Haircutting
Full Day of
Hands-On Education 
Johnny B.
Hair Care 
Pivot Point Academy
144 E Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 
  Sept. 25, 2017  6pm - 8pm 

It’s Time to Make Waves Again! 

 Joe Santy of
University of Aesthetics    
1037-1043 Curtiss St. Downers Grove 
   Oct. 2, 2017 TBA  TBA TBA TBA
   Oct. 9, 2017 6pm - 8pm   KARG Unplugged
“All American Hair”
Dry Haircutting 
Bang! Salon
1259 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 
   Nov. 6, 2017   TBA Business Workshop & CC Annual Business Meeting TBA TBA
   Dec. 4, 2017 TBA  CC HOLIDAY EVENT
TBA  Greenhouse Theater
2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Cosmetologists Chicago is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (license #190-00101). Educators and events subject to change without notice.

Monthly Continuing Education - Details



from Creative Beauty Concepts!


Pulp Riot Hands-on Color Color Lab

by Riot Squad educator @stevi.courageandhair

from Creative Beauty Concepts

9am - 1pm   |  CE Hours: 4
Location:  SALON FUSION 108 Skokie Blvd. Wilmette, IL 60091
$160 - CC Members (Sale price with coupon code)  |  $200 - Non-Members
20% OFF for CC Members with the Special Coupon Code. See email from CC for the code.



Hands-On Clipper Cutting with  Johnny B. Hair Care

September 11, 2017

10am - 12noon
1pm - 4pm   | CE Hours: 5

$99 - Members  |  $150 - Non-Members

ONLY 35 seats available! Register Now!

Includes mannequin head and some tools.

Pivot Point Academy
144 E Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(Parking is Free)


Johnny B.’s intensive hands-on class is purposely intimate to maximize your learning experience. Come and learn how we merge theory with practice as the educator takes you step-by-step on various cutting methods. Then, you take the reins and cut your model’s hair with a professional educator at your disposal. Be prepared to learn styling methods that are used by professionals across the globe. 

Attendee MUST Bring (checklist):





-Extension Cord 




-Blow Dryer 

-Hair Clips 




Monday, September 25


It’s Time to Make Waves Again! 
with Joe Santy of Olaplex


6pm - 8pm

Members: $10  |  Non-Members: $35
CEHs = 2


University of Aesthetics

1037-1043 Curtiss St.

Downers Grove, IL




Yes! The perm is back thanks to the latest technology for bond-building for healthy natural looking movement and texture. Join Joe Santy, a master at perm and color technology, to learn how you can create Beach Waves, Open Curls and Soft Body…with perms! Joe knows the secrets and will offer easy-to-use techniques to boost your chemical services revenue this fall and winter.

You’ll learn:


the latest technique to prepping the hair fiber prior to applying any solution that guarantees it remains in great condition post-perm

out-of-the-box methods that work for any wrap pattern or specialty rods and ensure the client enjoys easy styling and versatility


how to rekindle texture services in your salon with proven marketing strategies



Come see how today’s perms will make a big revenue difference and position you as a Texture Guru for your clients!


About the Educator: JOE SANTY

Joe is VP of Success with OLAPLEX and is credited with discovering the use of OLAPLEX with lightener and color and taking texture to new heights. Increasing chemical texture sales for salons through his shows, articles, books and videos has always been his passion. He still works behind the chair when he can and continues to write for the industry. His mission is to share with others immediate ways to increase their business at the salon level, integrate their work and personal lives, and continue to stay inspired.


Keep Your License Current

Odd numbered years are renewal years for Illinois Cosmetologists. For contact information for state license boards, visit our licensure resource page or contact the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation at (217) 785-0800.


Continuing Education @ABS

America's Beauty Show offers classes for all salon professionals, including classes in hair cutting, styling, coloring and more. Save the date for the 2016 America's Beauty Show: March 12-14, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago!

Upcoming Discounted Partner EducationCreative Beauty Concepts offers discounted CE Education in the Chicago-land area for CC Members. 

Please note: Students may audit CE or partner education if space allows but must register for the classes they wish to attend. First preference is given to licensed professionals. CE will not be awarded to students and students may not participate in the hands-on portion of any course.