As a hairstylist, you choose this career because of how creative and artistic you are. But just because you love what you’re doing doesn’t mean you should sell yourself short! Think of all the time and money you’ve invested to become as skilled as you are. You have gone the extra mile and upgraded your hair menu to include an extensions specialist. People adore the way a gorgeous new look makes them feel and they are willing to pay for it. ColdHair Academy provides lots of job pricing information in their hair extension course in Vancouver. Here are some tips to help you make sure you are getting the money your hard work is worth.




A good consultation will give you thorough knowledge of what your client expects. It will also give you a chance to fully explain procedures, products, and costs. You can find the following items covered more thoroughly in ColdHair Academy’s hair extension course BC.


Some of the specifics to cover during consultation are:

  • Scheduling appointment
  • Payment methods
  • Client’s expectations (are they reasonable or even possible?)
  • Amount of hair needed to achieve the desired results
  • Discover any other factors that may impact the price or recommended time needed


Cost of Hair and Installation


  • Be sure to include in the cost the correct amount of hair, plus shipping fees and taxes
  • ColdHair’s innovative installation process is covered in their hair extensions course for women entrepreneurs
  • Be sure to estimate a long enough time for installation and styling, and charge for your time.
  • ColdHair Academy provides you with a recommended price list on how to advise your client which includes cost per strand and time spent.


Value Your Time


There are several factors to consider when setting your rates, and as discussed in detail in hair extension course in Vancouver from ColdHair Academy, but here are a few to think about:


  • Your service prices should be in line with comparable businesses in the area. This can vary widely region to region.
  • Consider your education and experience. A beginner can’t expect to make as much as an experienced stylist with an established clientele. Learning extra skills will add to your value
  • Above all, DON’T undervalue yourself! You’ve worked hard to prepare for this career, and you deserve to be paid appropriately




A contract is an easy way to outline and record your client’s expectations and your pricing. You can download a contract template from hair extensions course for women entrepreneurs




  • Use social media to spread the word
  • With client’s written permission you can post your best styles
  • Remember that the cheapest and often most efficient type of advertising is word of mouth. Every time you send a happy client with gorgeous extensions out the door, you are showing the world how great your work is!


Take ColdHair Academy's online certification course to learn more from our business module. 


How long does it take to complete the certification program?

The certification program can typically be completed at your own pace, but most stylists finish it within a day after receiving their kit.

Do I have to be a licensed hairstylist to be ColdHair certified?

A hair extension artist is currently a trade within a trade and you don’t need not be a licensed hairstylist or apprentice in training. We do however suggest that knowing how to trim or cut hair is a major bonus in provided a full service to your client. 

What is included in the training kit?

Both training kits include the swan ring and clamp, the essential tools needed to install and remove ColdHair. ColdHair training extensions, ColdHair colour chart and Purifying shampoo. To get you started on your journey as a certified stylist. The Professional kit has additional ColdHair products which include the removal oil, retail shampoo and conditioner.

How long does ColdHair last?

ColdHair is recommended for 2 to 3 months of wear. 

Can ColdHair be coloured?

Yes, ColdHair can be coloured, when doing a regrowth touch up. It can also be toned with a semi-permanent colour. We recommend toning from the lighter shades to darker tones; or simply with a darker colour. Lightening ColdHair in anyway is not recommended as it will compromise the hair. Trust me, we’ve tried it.

Do I get access to exclusive products as a certified Pro ColdHair stylist?

Absolutely. You'll have access to exclusive ColdHair products and enjoy preferential pricing.

Does my hair need a break between ColdHair services?

ColdHair can be worn continuously thanks to the smart guide, the pre-measured guide, that ensures the safest distance from the scalp. Which keeps the tension away from new hair growth and therefore you can install, remove and re-install with confidence.

Can I use hot tools on ColdHair?

Yes, hot tools can be used, however be sure to avoid applying heat to the attachment areas as this may weaken the magnetic connection over time.

How often should I brush my ColdHair extensions?

It is recommended that you advise your client to brush their hair with the ColdHair extension brush, morning and night, to ensure, that tangles and potential matting is avoided.

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