Exciting News at Bellus Academy!

School News Mar 19 2013

Our Make-Up Artistry Program is Coming to Kansas!

Our Make-Up Artistry Program is Coming to Kansas!Bellus Academy has partnered with the internationally acclaimed Make-Up Designory Academy to offer their 150-hour “Beauty Make-Up Artistry” training course that is now available at all Bellus campuses!

Click here to watch a video to learn more about our Make-Up Artistry Program.

A Bellus Academy Student Wins Gold in the Wella Student Competition!

A Bellus Academy Student Wins Gold in the Wella Student Competition!Ashley Thom, a cosmetology student at our Poway Campus, won Gold in the annual Wella Student Competition, part of the internationally renowned America’s Beauty Show.  Two other Bellus students, who also competed took Silver awards in their categories.  Click here to read more.

Tips to Break into a Career in Beauty & Wellness

Tips to Break into a Career in Beauty & WellnessClick here to read an article featuring Bellus Academy about Tips to Break into a Career in Beauty & Wellness.  Beauty & Wellness professionals are in Demand! Employment in personal care and service occupations is
anticipated to grow by 20%, according to the U.S. Department of Labor 10 year projections (2008-2018), adding more than 1 Million Jobs!

Bellus Students Participate in Fashion Week in Kansas and California

Bellus Students Participate in Fashion Week in Kansas and California

This month Bellus Academy students from our Manhattan campus provided the hair styling for runway models at Kansas City Fashion Week. Our San Diego students provided hair and make-up artistry for Fashion Week San Diego 2012 and are planning for FWSD 2013! Watch the video above to see our students in action behind the scenes at FWSD.

We Love Graduate Success Stories!

We Love Graduate Success Stories!Karen Chien, a recent Master Esthetics Bellus Graduate, is now the West Coast Trainer for Kerstin Florian, a manufacturer of European facial, body and bath products for the spa industry. We are very proud of her and look forward to working with her in her new role!  Our Career Services Department works with students to develop Job Placement skills and has successfully placed students at top salons and spas including Jet Rhys, Hotel Del Coronado Spa & Salon, and Oasis MD.


Bellus Academy has 15 Advanced Beauty & Wellness programs, plus innovative business and financial training, contact an Admissions Representative today to learn more – 1-800-396-9187

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

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“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.”

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“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.”

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“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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“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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“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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“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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