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Total Texture

Total Texture is the new, FREE training course on L’Oreal Access. Created in collaboration with Industry leader and three-time British Afro Hairdresser of the Year winner –  Charlotte Mensah – alongside other renowned hair experts…

All hair has a texture, whether it be straight, wavy, curly or coily; it’s all texture! The course empowers all professionals to expand their knowledge by delving into the science and identification of all hair types.

“If you want to be a great hairdresser it is so important to know how to work with every hair type so that anyone who walks through your door can be welcomed. Understanding the fundamentals of what, why and how texture influences hairdressing techniques is essential,” says Charlotte Mensah.

The 45 minute course is made up of 13 short videos sharing an understanding on how to nourish and nurture hair of all textures. You’ll find explanations on the science behind why hair texture varies and how it influences different hairdressing skill-sets.

The result? Renewed confidence in your craft and buoyancy in your bounce. This course will enrich your texture knowledge, empowering you to understand each of your clients’ unique texture needs.

Who’s it for?

Absolutely any hair professional. All hair pro’s can benefit from revising and refreshing their hair texture theory; and Total Texture is the perfecter this. It is also a great starting place for newcomers to the industry to gain an understanding on different hair textures.

Basically, if you tick any of the below boxes then Total Texture is for you…

  • Looking to understand the difference between coils, curls, waves and straight hair
  • Wanting to refresh your knowledge
  • Wanting to broaden your curls and coils skills

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