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Blackstone
consulting and training
NC Cosmetic Art Board Provider 1414
CE Classes and Workshops
We offer classes and workshops for Professionals, Businesses and Personal Development
Delivering information for over 20 years in a down to earth way, Paul and Dawn Black have been inspiring professionals with their passionate approach to the beauty industry and their technical expertise. With outstanding talent and the ability to communicate, this team is transforming the world one professional at a time.
 
Precision Haircutting -4hours
This is a four hour class for the Professional hairdresser. Back to basics! Strong foundations build a great haircut and a great client base.
Price: $50.00
Corrective color -4hours
This four hour class will discuss the theory of color. Proper techniques for removing color that is too dark, too ashey, too red, or too bright. Correcting "hot roots" and bringing depth back to the ends that fade too quickly. focus of the class is on learning color and techniques that aid the stylist/ colorist to achieve desired results with ANY/ ALL color lines.
Price: $50.00
Corrective Color Hands On -8hours
This eight hour class will discuss the theory of color. Proper techniques for removing color that is too dark, too ashey, too red, or too bright. Correcting "hot roots" and bringing depth back to the ends that fade too quickly. focus of the class is on learning color and techniques that aid the stylist/ colorist to achieve desired results with ANY/ ALL color lines. This class will be hands on!
Price: $85.00
Haircutting/ Texture -4 hours
Learn how to achieve movement and visual contours in hair. Techniques offered are effective for men and woman's hairstyles and for short, medium and long hair. Techniques are for all hair types: straight, wavy and curly.
Price: $50.00
Multi-Dimensional Hilite Techniques -4hours
This is the "How to" achieve natural results with color. Giving the clients depth, brightness and grey coverage and not "just" making the hair lighter or darker. Foiling techniques to reduce noticeable regrowth following the initial service.
Price: $65.00
Multi-Demensional Hilite Techniques -8hours
This is the "How to" achieve natural results with color. Giving the clients depth, brightness and grey coverage and not "just" making the hair lighter or darker. Foiling techniques to reduce noticeable regrowth following the initial service. This class includes a hands on portion.
Price: $115.00
Shampoo Techniques -4 hours
Every professional should have clients that brag about their shampoo experience! With massage techniques that soothe the scalp, cleanse the hair and relax the client, you can be THE stylist that has clients who brag about how amazing their experience was at the shampoo bowl.
Price: $50.00
Conflict Resolution -4 hours
Learn why 95% of conflicts occur and how easily they can be avoided before they begin. How to turn an irate client into your greatest referral generating client. Eliminating drama in your salon, business or work area. Keeping positive, upbeat energy for you and your staff. Putting simple, practical solutions in place that allow you to maintain the professional, profitable environment that you want to work in.
Price: $65.00
Make-Up Application 101 - 4 hours
Simple "standard" make-up application for your client. Great for casual occasions and fresh, natural photography.
Price: $50.00
Make-up for the Pros -4 hours
From natural all the way to the drama, confidence is what you will gain here. Use of make-up with different lighting and purpose. You are a professional now...set yourself apart.
Price: $100.00
Eyelash Extentions 4 hous
This is a hands on, one on one class teaching technique for application of individual lashes.
Price: $500.00
Perfect Brow Shaping -2 hour
Learn how to balance and shape brows, communicate your vision to your client and retain your eyebrow client for life!
Price: $50.00
Fast Waxing for large parts -4 hours
Learn technique for fast profitable waxing for large body parts like legs, chest and backs.
Price: $80.00
Mini-kini to Brazillian -4 hours
This class is for the professional who wants to perfect their technique and be invaluable to their client. No longer are bikini waxes seasonal.
Price: $100.00
Waxing for beginners -4hours
This class is for the novice. Answers to all of your questions... What's the difference? Where do I put that? Is that normal? The dos and don'ts of waxing along with a beginning of a not sticky future!
Price: $80.00
Woman's Empowerment Workshop -4 hours
This workshop will empower, motivate and inspire you. It is designed for the woman you are not the profession you are in. If you are ready to take on the world and need some extra little tools in your perfect purse, this is the workshop that will help you to motivate yourself to inspire others.
Price: $100.00
Understanding your Man -3 hours
Be enlightened... Understanding "Him" your husband, your son, your dad...
Price: $100.00
 
Paul Black
During my entire career, I have strived to continue my education  to develop my craft, while maintaining the highest professional standards within my chosen career. 
 
Whether  in a large corporate environment, or a small business, the ability to communicate ideas simply and concisely has proven to be invaluable.
 
The most fulfilling aspect of my career has been helping others to reach their own desired level of success. Personal development, both as professionals and individuals has become a very passionate endeavor for me over the past 25 years.
 
Blackstone Consulting is the realization of a dream and the heart of the unique culture of Blackstone.
 
Dawn Black
Dawn's commitment and dedication, combined with an ambition to inspire future generations has propelled her career forward. Fresh out of high school, she joined the beauty industry. In 1998 Dawn took a position as a Cosmetology instructor. A highlight for her was to open the very first School of Esthetics in North Carolina. It was there that she found her passion for values and commitment to producing the very best!