Academy Overview

Immerse yourself in an intimate in-person learning environment and engage directly with master stylist Mona Baltazar, to elevate your curl-cutting skills. Reinforce skills learned through an open forum hosted by Mona after the course. Stay committed and enjoy a 10% price reduction when two or more courses are booked within four months.

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  • Before attending an icon course, stylists must successfully complete the foundational course, Da Foundation.

  • Successfully complete an icon course and collect the corresponding badge.

  • Instead of certificates, The Mona Cut Academy issues badges. Wear it or place it on your workstation!

  • To receive a badge, stylists must demonstrate skills acquired in the icon course by submitting a portfolio of two successful cuts for review.

  • Be added to The Mona Cut Academy™ Stylist Directory once you’ve received a badge!

  • Collect all five icons to become certified. 


the mona cut Academy™ certified

The Mona Cut Academy™ courses are available to licensed cosmetologists, stylists, and barbers who have worked independently for at least two years and are interested in washing, styling, and cutting a variety of curly hair. Previous experience with curly hair is not required.

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