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Bellus Awards

Best Continental Academy - North America Region
(Intercoiffure Mondial, 2015)

Next Class Starts: Oct 25th
Next Class Starts: Oct 25th

2015

Best Continental Academy – North America Region
Awarded by Intercoiffure Mondial

Wella’s Regional Instructor of the Year – Winner
Bryden Mugleston, Educator

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – Silver Winner
Elizaveta Solovyeva, Student

ABS Wella Student Competition (Sebastian category) – Gold Winner
Samantha Peters, Student

ABS Wella Student Competition (Wella category) – Silver Winner
Elizaveta Solovyeva, Student

Sebastian’s What’s Next Awards – Gold Winner
Samantha Peters, student

Beauty Changes Lives Leadership – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Community Involvement – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Marketing Innovations – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

2014

Job Placement – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Facilities – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Excellence in Education
Awarded by Massage Envy Spa

TrendVision Awards (Professional category) – Silver Winner
Todd DaSilva, Educator

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – Silver Winner
Haley Marshal, Student

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – Bronze Winner
Autum Macias, Student

“Women Who Move the City” by San Diego Magazine – Finalist
Lynelle Lynch, Bellus President

2013

ABS Student Competition – Gold Winner
Ashley Thom, Student

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – Bronze Winner
Courtney Michaelis, Student

TrendVision Awards (Professional category) – Finalist
Carrera Bailey, Academy Director and Color Director

Beauty Changes Lives Leadership – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Technology – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

AACS Director of the Year
Lynelle Lynch, Bellus President

One Concept – Humanitarian of the Year
Lynelle Lynch, President

2012

Top Academy in the World – Finalist; Nominated by P&G
Intercoiffure Mondial Awards

TrendVision Awards (Professional category) – Gold Winner
Matt Hom, Cosmetology Manager

TrendVision Awards (Professional category) – Bronze Winner
Carrera Bailey, Academy & Color Director

P&G Mentor of the Year
Diego Raviglione, Artistic Director

Technology – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Beauty Changes Lives Leadership – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Community Involvement – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Advanced Education – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

RAW Competition Winner
Diego Raviglione, Artistic Director

2011

Named one of the “Top 3 Academies in the World”
Awarded by Intercoiffure Mondial

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – First Place

Job Placement – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Marketing Innovations – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Facilities – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Beauty Changes Lives Leadership – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Technology – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

2008-2010

Best School in The Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon (2008 & 2009)

AACS Director of the Year
Lynelle Lynch, Bellus President

Sassoon Academy Connection Cut and Color Contest – First Place
(2009 & 2010)

Beauty Changes Lives Leadership – Top Honor in the Nation
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Technology – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Facilities – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Advanced Education – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

Community Involvement – Honoree
Awarded by Modern Salon for Excellence in Education program

TrendVision Awards (Student category) – First Place

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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man shave

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

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Flexible Schedule

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