Vintage Hair Academy

Sophie Face of Le Keux 2017

Courses to suit professionals, aspiring hair stylists and those who simply want to learn to self-style. Le Keux are known worldwide for their amazing styling skills, now you can learn personally from the Le Keux founder Lynsey Le Keux and her expert team.

2021 Professional Courses

Email us if you’d like to pay in instalments: bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

BOOK A COURSE

SAFETY GUIDELINES – All courses include live models provided by us, however should it be safer to do so and in line with government guidelines on the date of the course styling may be on blocks only. Stations will be socially distanced and if required our tutors will wear PPE. If we do use models you’ll be briefed on any PPE requirements for yourself prior to the course. You’ll need to bring your own styling block/dummy head (real hair please) and 1/4 inch curling tongs (not wands) – we do have some available to borrow though, so please make any requests in advance. We provide all clips and products required during the course. You do not need a hairdressing qualification to come on our courses although we welcome hairdressers too. You’ll also receive a certificate emailed to you after the course completion.

3-day Beginners Vintage Hair Academy Course – (Birmingham) – Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th September 2021: Introduction to products and tools, vintage hair history, basic curl setting (dry), victory rolls, full up dos, decorative pin curls, chignon, faux bangs, Gibson rolls, wet pin curl setting, beehives, quifs, waves and 40s/50s curl sets and brush outs, integrating headscarves hair accessories. Suitable for those with no experience, or those with hair experience (not vintage). BOOK HERE.

3-day Advanced Vintage Hair Academy Course (Birmingham) – Tuesday 2nd, Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th November: Deep set Hollywood waves, marcel waves, bridal styles, wet set finger waves, complex up dos, infinity rolls, 30s curl set, poodle, integrating headscarves and hair accessories. Suitable for those with vintage hair experience and able to confidently create basic styles such as victory rolls and curl setting. BOOK HERE.

3 day courses are £495 each or £895 for both booked at the same time. CLICK HERE TO BOOK BOTH 3 DAY COURSES AT DISCOUNTED RATE.

Advanced Up Dos – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBC: Prepping hair for advanced up dos, infinity rolls and advanced decorative rolls, poodle style, advanced beehives, pin curl up do, working with accessories, hiding clips and perfect finish techniques. Suitable for those confident in creating basic vintage styles such as victory rolls and able to heat curl set hair. Express interest in booking here.

Advanced Curl Sets & Waves – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBCFinger / Marcel waves (curl set pattern and brush out), faux bobs, deep set Hollywood waves curl set and brush out, bubble curl set, incorporating accessories. Suitable for those with vintage hair experience, able to create a basic vintage curl set and brushed out style with confidence. Express interest in booking here.

Bridal Styles – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBC: High set decorative styles, details at the nape of the neck, side styles, working with sponges, prepping for long stay, incorporating veils and accessories. Suitable for those with vintage and/or undo hair experience wanting to tailor their skills for bridal market. Leads on from beginners up do course. Express interest in booking here.

Rockabilly & Modern Pin Up Looks – 1 day – (Birmingham) – NEXT DATE TBC: Faux bangs, 50s pony tail, oversized victory rolls, hair bows, DA (ducks ass) / all up victory rolls, Rockabilly culture history. Ideal for those with some vintage hair experience. Leads on nicely from beginners up do course. Express interest in booking here.

Beginners Up Dos – 1 day – (Birmingham)– NEXT DATE TBC: Prepping basic curl sets for up dos, products and tools guide, vintage hair history overview, victory rolls, Gibson roll, decorative pin curls, beehive, tying headscarves. Suitable for absolute beginners or those with hair experience (not vintage). Express interest in booking here.

Beginners Curl Sets – 1 day – (Birmingham)– NEXT DATE TBC: Prepping hair, pin curl set (with heat), styling an S-wave, 50s style curl set pattern, setting and brush out, 40s style pageboy curl set pattern, setting and brush out, vintage hair history, guide to tools and products. Suitable for absolute beginners or those with hair experience (not vintage). Express interest in booking here.

1 day courses are £179 each, book all six 1-day courses and received 25% off. 

If you’re unable to do the date/s above please get in touch, we do add additional course dates if there’s sufficient demand.

BOOK A COURSE

Payment – you can secure a place on the courses above by clicking on the booking button. If you’d prefer to secure the place with a deposit please email bookings@lekeuxevents.co.uk (please note all deposits are non-refundable). We also accept monthly instalments, and/or the full remaining balance 7 days before the course date.


2021 Self Styling Classes – Birmingham

Learn how to style vintage hairstyles on yourself. Our classes will be socially distanced and our tutors will wear PPE as per the government guidelines on the date of the course. Due to this places are strictly limited according to our venue capacity so don’t delay in booking to avoid disappointment! Suitable for absolute beginners or those wanting to perfect their skills. Please bring your own curling tongs and hair spray, we will provide hair clips! Courses take place at Le Keux Vintage Salon, Zellig Building @ The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AT.

Please join us at Keuxties Diner for post class drinks and socialising!

1950s Poodle – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

1940s Victory Rolls – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Rockabilly Suicide Roll – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Daddy Daughter Hair Styling Class – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Classic Pinup Curl Set – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Christmas Vintage Up Do – Date tbc. Express interest in booking here.

Private tuition – styling on others

Private courses: All individual or private group sessions are tailored entirely to your requirements – you tell us what you’d like to learn and we’ll design the course to suit your needs! Private group sessions are ideal for salons wishing to train a number of their stylists.

Prices below are based on training taking place in our salon in Birmingham. We’re happy to discuss coming out to you too, please don’t hesitate to ask us for further information on this at info@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

  • Private session – individual (1 person) – half day – £295 / full day – £495 per person
  • Private session – group (2-4 people) – half day – £195 / full day £345 per person
  • Private session – group (5-12 people) – half day – £165 / full day – £285 per person
  • Self styling private session – £45 per hour per person (learn any style you wish on yourself)

College courses

We are specialists in specific vintage styling and can complement your students’ learning experience by offering in-depth training in vintage styling. Book at info@lekeuxevents.co.uk.

  • College training – half day (min 10 people) – half day – £85 per person
  • College training – full day (min 10 people) – full day – £159 per person
  • Express college training – demo with 1.5 hours hands on training (min 10 people) – £45 per person
  • Train the trainer – courses designed for college lecturers and teachers – see our private session prices above.

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