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The Art & Science
of Beauty

Welcome to Branford Academy

Why Choose Branford Academy?

Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmotology brings world-class education and training to the Connecticut shoreline.

What We Offer

Branford Academy Of Hair & Cosmetology offers a comprehensive, progressive education in the basics of hairdressing & cosmetology, while being in an actual salon atmosphere.

Why We Succeed

The owner and staff strive to make our program and facility among the best, small cosmetology schools in the country.

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Our Courses



We prepare our students for a successful career in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists. Students will be guided through 3 phases that help prepare them for the world of cosmotology.

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As a future professional in the skin care profession you'll be trained hands on using professional techniques and cutting edge skincare innovations and technologies.

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We prepare our students for a successful career as licensed Barber. Students will be guided through 3 phases that help prepare them for the world of barbering.

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In this course you will learn hands-on training skills that demonstrate the correct way to dermaplane to get optimal results for the skin.

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Nail Technician

In our nail technicians course, you will get hands-on training in nails from instructors with years of professional experience in the field.

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Eyelash Extensions

Are you creative? Do you have an eye for the future? This 50 Hour, hands on individual eyelash extension course will give you the knowledge and techniques to take your talents to another level.

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Graduate Corner

Branford Academy

Of Hair & Cosmetology

How We Do It

We believe that our cosmetology program is one of the most complete, full service programs available. The course furnishes you with the necessary training to become a cosmetologist, manicurist, make-up artist, salon owner, manager, colorist & cosmetology instructor.

Our highly skilled staff has many years of experience. All are licensed cosmetologists and teach using advanced techniques found at no other school.

Hands On Education

Learn the art of hairdressing with intensive practical hands on training . Branford Academy Of Hair & Cosmetology provides one on one salon training, tailor made to enable you to make a career in the ever growing hair & cosmetology industry.

You will acquire a skill that will not only make you a great living, but will teach you people skills and creativity, keeping you at the top of the beauty industry.

Why We're Here

Students will benefit from the substantial experience and expertise of academy founder, Diana Leonardi.

Diana created the Academy to fill a void in educational opportunities in Connecticut. Diana hopes to pass along the keys of her own success.


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