“It was such a privilege to attend Avant Gard the School! The instructors and classes were very hands on, and a lot that was taught was more advanced than you would find in other cosmetology schools. You definitely get the best education offered. Josef and Shaun’s professionalism and techniques made a huge difference in my career, and the way I present myself. I am very happy I chose to start my career in cosmetology alongside Avant Gard the School!”
“Avant Gard the School is one of the most creative and unique schools out there. Having a well-known salon running next door is a one of a kind experience. You get the best instructors out there and a first-hand look at a great salon. Avant Gard the School definitely gave me an edge in the hair industry.”
“Avant Gard the School not only taught me the skills needed, but also fueled my passion for the hair industry. I was so intrigued by the owners (Shaun and Josef Settle), that I decided to be a part of their team. The best decision, by far, for my career!”
Since 2003, Avant Gard the School has been revolutionizing hair design. With over 25 years of experience, Josef and Shaun Settle have created a unique hairstyling technique known as the Secret Seven Styling System. Secret Seven is taught exclusively at Avant Gard the School
The Secret Seven introduces stylists to the 7 zones of the head. It explains how each zone affects the final outcome of your hair design.
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