Tied up braid wedding hairstyle
This grad and wedding season make sure you’re fit to be tied (into a braid, that is). Whether it’s French, Fishtailed or classic, braids are in!
Fishtail braid hairstyle
Updo’s are in, too. In JCI’s hair academy, our hair students learn updo fundamentals right from the start. Through our exclusive updo videos and loads of hands-on experience, students in our hair program learn to meet all your braided, twisted and textured hair needs.
Jennifer Lawrence braid up do
Not sure if this look is for you? Keep it simple with just one braid to add texture to a side chignon. Or you can go all out with mixed braids for a truly bohemian look.
Is ‘half up’ your signature go to hair style? Try wrapping two braids for an instant, trendy finish. Or better yet, have one of our hair academy artists do it for you! Did I mention our updos are only $10 ?!
Samantha Ravndahl half-up braid hairstyle
With class sizes up to 15 students, we can easily accommodate large parties for your special occasion. Just remember, the looser, the better. This braided look, whether worn up or worn down, should have a ‘lived’ in feel to it.
Tied up braid hairstyle

Blog contributor: Elissa Wolfe, JCI HAD Instructor
Hair Stylists and Colour Technicians are sought out in some of the most exciting and fast-paced industries in the world including film, fashion, TV and photography. The Hair Art Design Program at JCI is the only accredited hair school in BC approved for a 520-hour curriculum. The program is 20 hours per week and offers the option of morning, afternoon, evening or weekend classes so that students can work at their current jobs while retraining for a new career. Our faculty is comprised of top working professionals and guest instructors whose focus is on the future of hair. This is a modern program providing a strong foundation of cutting and colouring techniques.