Natural Hair Specialist Certification

Natural Hair Specialist Certification

Looking for Hair Braiding lessons? Our Natural Hair Specialist Certification  is perfect for you!  Learn, or brush up on the most requested hair braiding techniques in order to serve your clients. Get the confidence you need to stand behind the chair and be the best stylist you can be.  Access our online library 24/7 at home or on the go.

In addition, you will receive a digital copy of Milady Standard, Natural Hair Care & Braiding to assist you throughout our course. 

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why get certified?

You might ask yourself why seek certification as a Hair Braider or Natural Hair Specialist when your state doesn't require a license to practice? Great question! Stylist seek certification in their field to let searching customers know they have expertise, that they have achieved a certain level of mastery in the field, and that they can be trusted. 

Other Great Reasons To Get Certified

Career Advancement 

Surveys consistently suggest that certified individuals earn higher salaries and gain more opportunities for career advancement. This especially holds true for the natural hair community. 

Professional Opportunities 

Certification proves to prospective employers that your expertise is confirmed by Braided Bliss, a top educator in the natural hair community. With licenses held in Florida and Minnesota.

Proven Professional Achievement 

Documented evidence of your professional achievement leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as an Natural Hair Specialist.

Greater Adaptability 

Certified professionals demonstrate that they are committed to continuing education, allowing them to adapt more effectively to a rapidly changing  environment.

Increased Credibility 

Certification credentials increase your standing in community by attesting to the integrity of your knowledge of healthy natural hair and the skills and the reliability with which you can apply them.

Employer Confidence 

Certification helps employers match skills to job requirements and provides confidence that employees have the right skills for you to work in their natural hair salon.  

Continued Professional Growth 

Recertification requirements, combined with a variety of learning resources, ensure that your knowledge keeps pace with a rapidly changing field.

After your training, you will also have the opportunity to become a Braided Bliss Natural Hair Specialist. Once your skills are developed and your work is up to our standards, we will promote you and direct clients to your salon for no additional fees. 

Braided Bliss will continue to promote you for as long as you maintain your Certification, which is done via annual reviews. 

Course Description:

Our Hair Braiding Course is designed to provide 30 hours of instruction in the following areas to become certified in hair braiding:

*10 Hours: HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases.

*10 Hours: Sanitation and Sterilization.

*5 Hours: Disorders and Diseases of the scalp.

*5 Hours: Laws and rules of theDepartment of Business and Professional Regulation and Board of Cosmetology, which affect the governing practices of natural hair styling.

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Course Cirriculum

Learn How To Do : Cornrows

Learn How To Cornrow Hair Braiding Course

Cornrows are at the forefront of styling, and the foundation of our hair braiding course. There are so many things you can do with learning this skill. Many weaving techniques require a cornrow base, so learning how to cornrow is very important! With this video you will learn how to do perfect cornrows. Learn step-by-step how to create cornrows your friends and clients will absolutely rave about!

Learn How To Do : Micro Braids

Learn How To Micro Braid Hair Braiding Course

This style is versatile, beautiful, and can be worn many different ways. A must know technique in our Hair Braiding Course. Micro braids can be long, short, curly, wavy, straight, medium, or small. In this video you will learn the tips and tricks to flawless Micro Braids. Learn step-by-step how to create Micro Braids your friends and clients will rave about!

Learn How To : Kinky Twist

Learn How To Kinky Twist Hair Braiding Course

One of the most sought after styles for the summer, Kinky Twists, a classic twist on hair braiding are beautiful and versatile. Learning how to do Kinky Twists will allow you to offer this service to your clients, family and friends. In this video you will discover the tricks to flawless Kinky Twists. Learn step-by-step how to create Kinky Twists everyone will rave about!

Learn How To : Box Braid

Learn How To Box Braid hair Braiding Course

Learn How To Do Box Braids Step by Step. Another foundation technique in our hair braiding course. You'll learn the proper parting technique, the no-slip attachment method, and so much more!

Learn How : To Do An Invisible Part Weave

Learn How To Do An Invisible Part Weave Hair Braiding Course

In this easy to follow Hair Braiding video you'll discover how to create a beautiful Invisible Part Weave. Most people have no idea how to do an Invisible Part Weave the right way, and fortunately after watching this video you'll know how!

Learn How : To Do A Sew In

Learn How To Do a Sew In Hair Braiding Course

In this video you'll discover how to do a Full Head Weave. One of the most asked for weave styles on the market. Now you'll know how to create these style for your hair braiding clients.

Additional Curriculum


Weaves are the most popular style for every woman, and it all starts with hair braiding. In this video you will learn how to sew-in a partial weave to add length and volume to your clients hair. You will discover the tricks to a flawless Weave. Learn step-by-step how to create a weave your clients and friends will rave about!

Weaves Volume 2

In this Hair Braiding video you'll discover how to do a Skin Weft Weave, and a Full Head Weave. These are some of the most asked for weave styles on the market. 

Weaves Volume 3

In this Hair Braiding video you'll learn how to do a Quick Weave, Curly Weave, and Interlock weave all on one video! 


The Extensions video, a must have for hair braiding,  was made exclusively with the beginner in mind. We wanted to make sure that everyone could learn how to do a weave, even if they had absolutely no experience at all. 

Milady Natural Hair Care and Braiding


Milady Standard Natural Hair Care and Braiding

Milady Standard Natural Hair Care and Hair Braiding is designed to be the training resource of choice for individuals committed to nurturing textured hair and providing excellent natural hair care services. The foundation of our Hair Braiding Course. This book introduces the technical and creative aspects of braiding, styling, and grooming hair that is naturally curly, kinky, or multi-textured. Also included, are 17 procedures with step-by-step photos and detailed instructions in techniques for styling and grooming natural hair and natural hair additions. This is a "must have" for those who are serious about developing a wide range of services and building a broad, diverse client base--crucial elements for success in the flourishing hair care industry.