Lagos, Nigeria, April 27, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- On Monday 16th February 2008, the first batch of students at the prestigious Recare Hair Institute commenced lectures in an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement. The hair institute which was established by Africa’s leading personal care brand, Recare and manufacturer’s of the trendy Natures Gentle Touch range of hair care products is aimed at providing opportunity for people desirous of building a professional career in hair styling that can compete with what is obtainable in developed countries.
The Institute which is arguably the largest of its kind in Africa is equipped with the latest technology for practical learning in hair styling and beauty education as well as fully-equipped multimedia lecture theatres. Situated within the serenity of 209 Muri Okunola Street (www.recareinstitute.com) in Victoria Island, the Recare Hair Instituted has brought together a faculty of accomplished hair stylists and instructors from around the world to deliver inspiring practical and theoretical courses that will enable students grasp the potentials of the hair styling profession in relation to fashion, beauty and general wellness of the human personality. Already, professional instructors and cosmetologists with in-depth experience have been recruited to administer the institute’s curriculum.
The institute which is offering various diploma courses for both beginners and practising hair stylists recruits all year round and welcomes the newcomer with the slogan, “the perfect place to express your creativity and establish an exciting professional career”. The reception area is a reminder of a five-star hotel lobby with very courteous staff, while the atmosphere within provokes an inner sense of creativity and a calm admission to a world of opportunities.
For those without any previous knowledge in hairdressing, a 7-months diploma course is on offer to equip them with all the education required to be a professional hair stylist. Practising hairdressers, make-up stylists and bridal stylists can also take short courses on Chemical Application Techniques, Bridal Hair Styling, Foundations of Quality Cuttings and Creative Hair Styling, while salon owners and consultants can increase their output with a course in Salon Management. There are also courses specially designed to empower the youths and students.
With the goal of producing students who will attain international acclaim in the hair styling industry, the Recare Hair Institute has installed facilities that will assist the learners in developing practical knowledge in hair and beauty education. Some of the equipments which are the first-of-its-kind in Nigeria include the Microscopic Hair Analyser which is a computer enabled system that is used to analyse the individual’s hair strand to determine its health condition and to make appropriate recommendations. This equipment enables the students to diagnose a client’s hair and make professional recommendations that are ideal for hair growth and maintenance. There is also the Climazone Treatment Machine (Accelerator) for the deeper penetration of treatment products into the scalp for severely damaged hair, while the High Frequency machine is for scalp disinfection and improvement of blood circulation on the hair root. This is good for the treatment of hair breakages and baldness through the stimulation of hair growth. There is also a fully equipped demonstration room which accommodates 40 students and their models during practical sessions.
With an aim to ensure a general knowledge in personal care, the Recare Hair Institute organises a free hair clinic twice a month to educate consumers on the best ways to take care of their hair, while it also offers consultancy services to members of the pubic with different hair problems ranging from scalp disorders, microscopic hair texture analysis and severe hair damages.
Meanwhile it will be recalled the Recare’s foremost hair care brand, Natures Gentle Touch instituted the Expert Touch Awards to recognize, reward and promote the art of hair styling in Nigeria. Some of the winners of the award who are practising hair stylists were rewarded with free hair courses at the institute.
Recare as a leader in African skin, hair and personal care products has promised to support the growth of the beauty and hair care industry in Africa by bringing world class hair care education to Africa.
Recare the leader in African skin, hair and personal care researches, produces and markets world class, high quality products that deliver on the beauty needs of Africans. The Recare brand invokes in its customers an instinct for style, a sense of adventure and a love of fashion. It also owns the premium brand, Hairsavvy, a hair care brand for the sophisticated and accomplished woman.