Welcome to San Diego: Your Beauty Education Destination

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Next Class Starts: Sep 25th

Blog, School News Mar 17 2017

We have to say, we just love where we live! Bellus Academy campuses in California are all nestled in the San Diego County, where sunshine, fashion, and creativity are all around us. We enjoy it so much, we’re giving you 3 reasons why San Diego should be your beauty education destination.

1. The Culture

Beauty is a huge part of the culture here. Everywhere you look, a new fashion or makeup trend is popping up. While other states might have their own fashion week, San Diego City hosts one of its own! San Diego Fashion Week 2017 has already passed, but the Spring Showcase is on its way in. If you want to witness one of the greatest displays of fashion in our area, get your tickets!

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The People

There are so many people to meet and things to learn in our beautiful city. Not only is beauty a staple in our culture, but so is diversity. You can enjoy food, celebrations and fashions from places all around the world that have joined together in San Diego. You will never be bored!

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2. The Possibilities

The culture isn’t the only thing that is diverse here. The job opportunities can be plentiful and full of variety for a beauty pro. High-end salons, TV, film, editorial; these are just some of the potential careers that a licensed professional could have! Beauty is all around you, you just have to pursue it!

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3. Bellus Academy

We hate to brag, but Bellus is right here in San Diego! As a student, you could have access to the amazing culture and potential of this city, all while you pursue a beauty education. We have a lot to offer students, from cosmetology and makeup to esthetics and barbering, you can do what you’ve always wanted at Bellus.

There’s no reason to wait! Contact us now for more information on how you can get started with us!

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

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

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

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