Hair Braiding

Kansas students who want to pursue careers in hair braiding are in luck. There are beauty school options across the state that can help you move forward with this creative cosmetology skillset. Finding the right hair school in Kansas can help you learn what it takes to work with clients, run your own business, and execute the beautiful techniques that make hair braiding such an art. In addition to speaking with schools in Kansas, you should check out some of the top-rated hair braiding businesses, such as Khadim Hair Braiding and Touba African Braiding Salon to see how they operate. What else should you know about becoming a hair-braiding professional in Kansas? For starters, you should gather the quick info, such as license requirements, typical salary and employment rate for the state

We have that and other important details in the sections that follow. From there, we think you should contact all your options for local training. Each school will have their own approach to training, as well as varying cost, time for completion, and financial aid options. Courses can also vary greatly from school to school. Just use the search box or hair school listings to get started.

State License Requirements
Education Details

It takes more than learning the skills clients want to be successful. It all starts with choosing the right braiding curriculum at a school near you. Many programs will help you learn the whole spectrum of braiding styles, while developing critical business-oriented skills. When you receive information about the programs near you, the first thing you should do is compare their course topics.

Kansas braiding courses: •

  • Twists (nubian, yarn twist, flat twist, etc.) •
  • Business and professional licensing •
  • Weaves •
  • Locks (start locks, lock weave) •
  • Braids
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
License Renewal Period
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Hair Braider

Employment for Kansas hair braiders is projected to grow 10% through the year 2024, which is faster than the average growth rate for other occupations. The majority of these jobs will come from the need to replace braiders who retire or leave the hair care industry for other reasons. Increased interest in natural hair styling options like hair braiding and weaving in recent years and general population growth will also lead to greater demand for hair braiding services.

State board Contact Information

Kansas State Board of Cosmetology
714 S.W. Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66617-1139
Phone Number: 785-296-3155
Fax Number: 785-296-3002
E-mail Address:

Hairdressers in Kansas are looked upon as purveyors of contemporary
beauty standards, and hair braiding is among those that clients come
to expect from them. While there isn’t a license required by the state,
interested applicants go to these groups.

Kansas Board Of Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Association
Association of Cosmetology Professionals


Find the Beauty Schools in Kansas that interest you below,

Bellus Academy

1130 West Loop Place, Westloop Shopping Center
Manhattan, KS 66502

Program: Cosmetology

About Bellus Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in About Bellus Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in Modern Salon's national Excellence in Education program. As the most awarded beauty school in the nation, Bellus Academy has been named the "best beauty school in the nation" two years in a row by Modern Salon and was most recently awarded the number one beauty school in North America by Intercoiffure. Financial Aid We offer financial aid to those who qualify. We also have ongoing scholarships for recent high school graduates and military. OUR POWAY CAMPUS Located in the heart of San Diego County, our award-winning Poway location underwent a $2.5 million renovation in 2009, expanding the facility to 20,000 square feet and adding equipment that you'll find only in high-end spas. OVERVIEW OF OUR PROGRAMS • Cosmetology Our Cosmetology program includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. The program includes an iPad, where much of the curriculum is taught in conjunction with a social learning experience. Our salon floor gives students the experience needed to develop their craft and work with clients. We also offer advanced Cosmetology programs. • Barbering Developed in partnership with internationally acclaimed hairstylist DJ Muldoon of San Diego's theFactory salon, our Barbering curriculum features 10 signature barbering cuts inspired by period-drama programs including Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. • Make-up Artistry We have partnered with Make-Up Designory to offer our Make-up Artistry course, which can be taken in conjunction with other programs or as a standalone in California campuses. We are one of the only academies to offer a professional make-up course at this level. • Esthetics Our Esthetics program offers professional training in all standard aspects of the esthetics industry. We offer advanced programs that will allow you to take your education to the next level and wow employers in luxury and medical spas. • Massage Therapy Our Massage Therapy program provides the skills and resources to be successful in the ever-growing massage and healthcare profession. Presented in a supportive, hands-on learning environment, our program teaches healing and awareness of the mind and body. • Spa Nail Our Spa Nail program is the first in the nation to go beyond the basics of manicuring, adding the spa treatment training demanded by luxury salons and spas.
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