Color Classes

Discover our exclusive Color method: education at every level of your career.

Build Your Skill Set In Color

Academy classes can be taken à la carte or as a three-step certification program. L’Oréal Professionnel’s Color Council has created a three-step color series certification program: Color Encounter, Color Connection, and Color Commitment. Complete these three classes and receive the L’Oréal Professionnel Color Certification Pin and Certificate of Completion. These classes are held at the celebrated L’Oréal Professionnel Academies across the US, located in New York City and Newport Beach.

Received your Color Certificate of Completion? Continue to elevate your color education with The Art of Transformation class taught by Jason Backe.

Color Encounter

Encounter the L’Oréal Professionnel color education. Color Encounter is a deep-dive into diffusion application techniques, color methodology and chemistry. The class will give the beginner colorist confidence and will strengthen the skills of the expert colorist. Color Encounter is the first class in the three-step color series certification program. Learn More

Color Connection

Make a color connection that will last. Color Connection will build on your experience at Color Encounter, stretching your technical abilities. The class will focus on foiling, free-hand hair-painting techniques and creative color formulation and placement. This trend-based color and highlighting class will build your business behind the chair. Color Connection is the second class in the three-step color series certification program. Learn More

Color Commitment

Master your most difficult color client. Building on your knowledge from Color Encounter and Color Connection, this color correction class will explore when to decolorize, when to fill, advanced corrective formulation with application and placement techniques. Build your confidence - learn when to say yes and when to say no, and to build your clients trust for a commitment that will last a lifetime. Color Commitment is the third class in the three-step color series certification program. Learn More

The ART of Transformation

This hands-on, two-day color class will give you a new appreciation for transformation. Jason Backe has built a career on helping women see their personal beauty differently and recognizes that when a woman is changing her hair, she is changing her life. You will be introduced to the concept that 'Hair color is the new makeup.' You will learn how to finesse the details of the experience from consultation to completion in a way that will elevate your professionalism as well as your technical skills. Learn More