Professional trainings
at Tribus Urbaines: because curly hair deserves special care!

Every year, Tribus Urbaines holds a one month hairdressing training dedicated exclusively to textured hair, i.e. wavy, curly frizzy, and kinky.

The training is given by a talented and experienced hairstylists. It consists of four modules delivered over 1 month, in french, at the Tribus Urbaines salon in Geneva, Switzerland.

Participants are free to participate in either the entire block of four modules or in a selection of individual modules. Courses are limited to no more than five participants and priority is given to certified professional hairstylists.

The price is  7’500 CHF for the entire block.

The trainer

Four Training Modules

“You can sign up for the entire course or for individual modules.
Please specify your preferences at the time of registration

1- Hair Care

  • Learn how to evaluate the condition of someone’s hair and its care needs.
  • Learn basic hair care techniques, including shampooing, detangling and hydrating.
  • Learn about the kind of products (including oils and gels) that should be used for different hair textures depending on the condition of the hair .
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2a- Curl defining techniques

  • Learn different curl defining/shaping techniques.
  • Learn how to adapt different cul defining techniques to a variety of textured hair.

2b- Hair colouring

  • Learn about the most suitable colouring techniques for textured hair.
  • Learn how to do hair shading (ombré).

3- Haircut

  • Learn wet and/or dry cutting techniques.
  • Learn how to combine both hair cutting methods in order to adapt to individual hair textures and attain good results.
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4- Hairstyling and brushing

  • Learn how to use twists in styling buns.
  • Learn how to make use of curlers during hair transitions, for example, during hair regrowth, and/or recovery from chemical straighteners or repetitive high-temperature brushing treatments.
  • Learn how to brush textured hair as well as soften hair with brushes equipped with flat irons to obtain a soft, silky, flowing look.

Training agenda

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Location and training tools/materials

The training will be held at Tribus Urbaines in Geneva.

Each course participant will bring their own equipment (scissors, hairdryer, power adapter, flat irons, etc.). The complete list of materials will be given at the start of the training.


The training is free for the hairstylist recruited to work for Tribus Urbaines.

Standard price:

Haircare module: 1’000 frs

Curl defining and hair colouring module: 1’000 frs

Haircut module: 1’000 frs

Hairstyling, blowdrying and silk pressing module: 1’000 frs

Full package: 3’500 frs

Price for future team members

Free of charge.

Registration & Participation Terms and Conditions

Registration will close on 31 July 2020.

If you wish to apply for the course, please send your CV and a brief cover letter at the following address:

We will respond to your application as quickly as possible.

Once your application has been approved, please make a first payment equalling 1/3 of the total course price in order to confirm your registration. Another one third of the total price must be paid prior to the beginning of the first course module and the remaining part – within 10 days following the final course..

“You can sign up for the entire course or for separate modules.
Please specify your preferences at the time of registration.”

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