Cosmetology is practically a cottage industry in the Carson Valley and the Gardnerville and Minden beauty and hair care field is packed with a large number of skilled professionals ready to help you look your best. These salons can be found all over town, in shopping centers and stand-alone shops, along the main strip and tucked away in out-of-the-way neighborhoods. The services they provide run the gamut of pampering for skin and hair and can include work on the head, scalp, neck, hands and feet. For the hair, you can find providers for shampooing, cutting and trimming, coloring, styling and perms. In the area of skin and beauty care, you'll find manicures and pedicures, basic massage, cleansing and cosmetics. Depending upon what is offered at any particular salon, the providers of Gardnerville and Minden beauty and hair care will need to be licensed by the state. Cosmetologists, hair designers, hair braiders, barbers, estheticians, nail technicians, electrologists, permanent makeup artists and massage therapists all must go through the state for licensure. There are different requirements depending upon each specialty. For example, a cosmetologist license requires 1,600 hours of education while a license for a permanent makeup artist calls for a six-month apprenticeship.
Gardnerville & Minden Beauty & Hair Care: Special Events
There are certain times of the year when the providers of Gardnerville and Minden beauty and hair care services are in particularly high demand. During prom and homecoming, the salons are booked well in advance, and graduation is also a popular time for the beauty and hair care providers. And given the fact that our area is a popular destination for weddings, many of the professionals are specialists in preparing brides for their big event.