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Bellus Team

Next Class Starts: Oct 25th
Next Class Starts: Oct 25th
Admissions Advisory Board Corporate Educators Events & PR Experience Coordinator Financial Aid Student & Career Services
Rebecca Gurule Barbering TA, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I wanted to to teach people how they can be successful and proud of what they are passionate about.

Megan Quigley Admissions Rep, Manhattan

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I chose Bellus because:
To help prospective students make a decision that will impact their entire life.

Elvisa Sehic Makeup Educator, Poway campus

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I chose Bellus because:
I'm passionate about helping others realize their true potential.

Dannette Corirossi Director of Corporate Education Development & Academy Director - National City
Jessica Andrews Make-up Artistry Educator, Manhattan
Lauren Darland Massage Educator, Manhattan
Michelle Dollin Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I’m passionate about education, coaching and mentoring.

Martin Bouyfues Viva Brazil
Margarita Santa Cruz Viva Brazil
Elizabeth Morris Va Va Varnish
Tricia Sterling The Sporting Club San Diego
Lindi Chadwick Tangles A Chadwick Studio
Susie Gomover Supercuts
Brianna Sherman Studio 78
Brighten Griffith Studio 78
Joanne Berry Spa Remedies
Jaimie Olvera Salon 56
Stacey Zayas Ritual Salon
Raylene Horta Murad
D’Onn Genovese Massage Envy
Michelle Robinson Massage Envy
Carolina Oaks Massage Envy
Katherinne Daniels Le Salon Du Kat
Gayle Fulbright Headlines The Salon
David Linde Headlines The Salon
Krystal Champion Hard Rock Hotel-Rock Spa
Tahera Omar Great Clips
Atlaf Omar Great Clips
Carrie Knightwalter Fantastic Sam's
Sam Baltazar Fade Factory Barbershop
Chloe Amstutz European Wax Center
Evi Androulaki European Wax Center
Jules Cumberbatch Elements Massage
Mike Rife Elements Massage
Caroll Ronejsonteri DK Hair
Kira Campana Diesel Salon
Jennifer Lewis Diesel Salon
Marian Alvarez Cut Hairdressing
Patricia Uiterwyk Burke Williams Spa
Emily Deaner Burke Williams Spa
Carrie Olivari Benefit Cosmetics
Linda-Anne Kahn Beauty Kliniek
Amber Lebedev Be Relax
Tommy Aucoin Atelier Aucoin
Joel Block 18/8 A Fine Men's Salon
Trudy Reynolds Nail Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of Lynelle’s vision of raising the bar in the nail industry.

Tiffany Whorton Cosmetology Educator, El Cajon

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I love working for a company that truly feels like a family.

Paulina Riddle Nail Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because it gives me the opportunity to use my knowledge to educate students to their new adventure.

Jennifer Blackwell Massage Therapy Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus for opportunity and growth, not only in the field of massage, but within the spa industry.

Holly Walker Massage Therapy Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because we are committed to our students achieving their goals within the HHP & Massage department.

Brent Haney Massage Therapy Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of the level of professionalism felt in every facet within our company.

Sonia Tabor Make-up Artistry Educator, All CA campuses

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I want to be the change in my world and I want to surround myself with the best in the industry.

Michelle Sandoval Make-up Artistry Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to inspire others and train them to be successful in the industry they love.

Amanda Massie Esthetics Educator, Manhattan

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to help others become successful in the most reputable and professional school—a school that helps them achieve their goals and builds their drea

Ntuthu Dlamini Esthetics Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus for my love of beauty.

Roberta Archer Cosmetology Educator, El Cajon

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus in order to help students see their dream realized.

Crystal Taylor Esthetics Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to start my career doing what I love— teaching and inspiring students.

Christy Manykham Esthetics Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of the high level of education, the top-notch facilities and equipment and the advanced education.

Adrian De La Parra Barbering Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I have the opportunity to share knowledge and inspire a new generation of hairdressers and barbers.

Carlo Dagondon Barbering Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I want to provide and be a part of a greater education in barbering.

Jeffrey Honeycutt Cosmetology Educator, Manhattan

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because the staff recognized my abilities to teach and mentor other students—a quality that I did not recognize within myself.

Todd DaSilva Cosmetology Educator, El Cajon

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because they want to see their educators grow and progress.

Latera Olasewere Salon Manager, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I was attracted to the innovative new ideas, the top-of-the-line education and the family-oriented atmosphere.

Karla Uribe Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because they are always pushing you to grow and are proud of you when you do.

Hailey Davis Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to help and inspire others to achieve their goals.

Emily Saucedo Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to be part of an inspired team who change lives with beauty.

Daniel Garcia Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I felt I could fulfill my skill of helping others.

Brittany Gasner Cosmetology Educator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
As a graduate of Bellus (and admittedly a poor student), I chose Bellus as my second chance for redemption and change.

Shea Wiegand Cosmetology Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because my passion is to help people.

Michael Stewart Cosmetology Educator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to be able to help people achieve their dreams, to provide my cat, Momo, with the life she deserves and to show students their true potential.

Natalia Ledesma Experience Coordinator, National City

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because it feels like an extended family.

Melissa Vettel Student & Career Services, Manhattan

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because both the students and staff inspire me daily to become a better person and professional.

Veronica Verdery Student Services Coordinator, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of the caliber of students and standards of excellence.

Sean Foust Student & Career Services, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I wanted to be a part of your success story.

Rebecca Dominguez Business Office Admin

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I chose Bellus because:
I’m able to provide a wonderful life and many opportunities for my family and future industry professionals because I chose Bellus.

Sandy Sorenson Financial Aid Rep, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of their professionalism and reputation in the industry and community.

Stephanie Birmingham Admissions Rep, All Campuses

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus for life/family balance and to work in a position that helps other people elevate to greater potential.

Loving Layug Financial Aid Rep, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because as an alumni, I wanted to continue to be a part of the industry.

Alison Brown Admissions Director, Poway

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because of my outstanding experience here as a student with Miss Olga and Miss Larissa in the Esthetics program.

Sarah Holmes Corporate Director of Admissions

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to inspire students to find their dream career in an industry I love.

Andi Seaboch CA Events Coordinator

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus in 2010 as a student, then again in 2015 to begin a new career within the beauty industry, which allows me to share my industry experience.

Amanda Budd Administrative Assistant

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because they believe in me.

David Taylor Director of Operations and Human Resources

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus for the quality of education we provide to our students and the values that our President, Lynelle Lynch, instills and expects from each employee

Charlene Hengen Compliance Manager

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to continue being inspired by Lynelle’s innovative leadership.

Stephanie LaRue Controller

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I chose Bellus because:
they put family first. Bellus has always been supportive of my dedication to my family.

Jenn Lyles Marketing Director

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I didn’t just to work for a beauty school—I wanted to work for the number one beauty school.

David Yocum KS Academy Director

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus because I had a dream to build the top school in Kansas and thanks to Lynelle, that became possible.

Brad Quick CA Regional Director

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I chose Bellus because:
I chose Bellus to pay forward the gift I received of a great education in an industry in which I can own my craft and hold it to the highest standard possible.

Why Choose Bellus?

Travel the World

We offer International Certification (ITEC) which allows our graduates to work in 38 countries around the world.

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Top Job Placement

Our career services team and student mobile app make finding your dream career so much easier.

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Business & Marketing Training

Classes that prepare you to own a business and market yourself.

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Our Reputation

Bellus is the most awarded beauty and wellness institution in the country and Intercoiffure recently ranked us the #1 beauty school in North America!

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Compete in Competitions

Our students have a history of succeeding at national student competitions including TrendVision and America’s Beauty Show.

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We're Tech Savvy

Our app gives 24/7 access to academics, attendance and job postings. Select programs offer social learning on iPads, which are included in the student kit.

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Exam Prep

All of our programs include a mock state board test to prepare you for the state license exam and our kits include the state board kit and licensing fees.

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Top Educators

We invest in our educators to ensure that they are trained in the latest industry techniques and trends.

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Externships

Our relationships with high-end salons in Southern California allow students to network with top stylists and owners. (CA campuses only)

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We Give Back

We have an undeniable passion for humanity. Our schools are honored to give back and participate in community events while utilizing our technical skills.

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Multiple License Programs

Bellus is proud to offer combined courses that allow you to enroll in one program and graduate with multiple credentials.

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Alumni Benefits

We give our graduates access to job postings, the opportunity to attend campus events and alumni scholarships for advanced education.

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Adrianna

Cosmetology

“The teachers were amazing! Without Bellus, I wouldn’t have the rewarding life I have today. School was something I looked forward to every single day. I can’t believe I have a job that I love going to every day.”

- Adrianna
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Jonyse

Esthetics

“My life has changed so much. Within eight months of graduating, I now own a successful wax bar. I am forever grateful for the great education I received at Bellus Academy.”

- Jonyse
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Clare

Massage

“For the past year I have been working on super-yachts in Spain as a massage therapist for billionaires and have loved every second of it! I don’t know what I would’ve done without Bellus’ training and expertise.”

- Clare
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Kelsey

Nails

“I love how hands-on the nail program is at Bellus. I am a visual and hands-on learner and I appreciated the time and focus on my advancement throughout the program. I would definitely recommend Bellus Academy to anyone interested in beauty and wellness education, especially the nail program!”

- Kelsey
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Jessica

Make-Up

“The program and educators in Make-up Artistry are exceptional. The curriculum was so well designed that each day I couldn’t wait to get to school and begin the next step in learning high-end makeup. I feel very comfortable after taking this class to apply for a job anywhere in makeup, including a Hollywood studio, theater, photography or in a high-end salon and spa.”

- Jessica
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Barbering

“As a cosmo crossover, the Barbering Program was not only an excellent way to brush up on the basics, but also the best way to take my career to the next level. The staff was so helpful in every aspect and I highly recommend the program.”

- Johnny
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Financial Aid

Yes! Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
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Flexible Schedule

We offer day & night classes. We also have new classes starting every month.
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