Pure Talent Academy


This Pure Talent Academy, founded by April Lyn Graffeo, will provide students with a crystal clear understanding of the industry. Students will graduate the program with an all-encompassing knowledge of color, cut, and fundamentals. Their technical skills will be solid and their knowledge of customer service initiatives will be of the highest industry standard. Students who graduate this program become DANGEROUS in this industry (as have all Indra Salon Stylists)! Graduates of reFRESH Training have a proven rapid hire rate and the confidence to build clientele very quickly. The Rock Star Academy program will teach all aspects of our industry, from customer service, business skills, product knowledge to sales, all of what works in the real salon world. This program will jump start any career. Pure Talent Academy questions? Call direct at 508-572-3910 or email at indragirlsrock@yahoo.com.

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This 8-week program aims to bring the most talented and creative stylists together, offering the most innovative high-end salon concepts in this area. Indra Salon, long known for training the best of the best, will provide the opportunity for stylists to reach a high level of success both personally and professionally. Attending this intense fast track to success program will help students gain access to those salons that work to empower individuals and share a desire to grow their businesses in a supportive environment.

Do you have a training program in place, but are just too busy to fully train a stylist? The Rock Star Academy program will provide this training in a comprehensive and cohesive manner. Stylists who complete the program are ready to head out onto the cutting floor immediately!

Indra Salon has a long and successful history of providing top notch training for its stylists. Indra Salon was founded by April Lyn Graffeo 1997. Garnering coveted awards like “Best of Boston, “Best of the North shore”, and “Top 200 Fastest Growing Salons in America”, Indra Salon and its systems are often sought after and featured in industry publications. Indra has worked the back stage for fashion shows and photo shoots, and worked on some very famous guests! Indra Salon is dedicated to creating an exceptional guest experience and believes this is the foundation for any great service. April Lyn Graffeo, a seasoned stylist specializing in high end clientele and consultation, brings a unique approach to learning and a proven concept that is unlike any in the industry. She brings a level of expertise in the salon business that is unmatched. As a stylist, she has been absolutely killing it in the industry, for over 20 years. April will share her expertise in hair color with proven strategies for precise haircutting. A blow-dry and finish are key to any great service. The program will also cover runway hair and updo styling. The 6-week program ends with a complimentary photo shoot and each stylist leaves with the images they created.

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Pure Talent Academy Rock Star Program

Project Outline

This program will run three days per week ,
Classes Taught by April Lyn Graffeo, with guests artists sometimes celebrity ones such as MITCH STONE see October advanced styling class

  • Curriculum will cover- all aspects of haircutting, curly hair, bangs, color, color correction, balayage, formulation , foiling techniques, tips from a hairstylist, emotional intelligence, personality testing, building a solid career, customer service, being a key part of the show, presentation, Brazilian blowout, runway prep, updo styling, yes this action packed program is INTENSE.
  • Students should expect to be challenged, tested, and have a slight bit of homework. Students will need to find a model for some of the final exams.
  • Salon owners will be updated on week 3 on the progress of the students they have enrolled. It is recommended a salon owner only pay for the program after a student signs a committed agreement with the salon.

+non refundable upfront cost
+course will run periodically with a min. of 10 students a max of 20


Eight Main Street, Andover, MA 01810
Located inside Salon Navid and Coco Collection Boutique