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Blog Apr 10 2019

A Top-Ranked Esthetics Program in Poway, CA

Situated in the friendly community of Poway in sunny Southern California, Bellus Academy’s flagship campus provides cutting-edge training and experience to students interested in a career in esthetics. Because our Poway campus is just minutes from Highway 15, it’s a convenient commute from anywhere in the surrounding San Diego County. Here, students from all over the world come together to share their passion for the beauty industry and learn from the very best in the business. If you’re considering making the move to Southern California to attend Bellus Academy, you have plenty to look forward to in addition to an excellent education. The area is known for its welcoming locals, easily accessible amenities, and relaxed West Coast lifestyle.

Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty school that’s been consistently named one of the best in North America, earning industry accolades and recognition for our outstanding commitment to education, community service, and excellence. At our Poway campus, our top-rated esthetics program can be your first step towards the career of your dreams.

Gain Valuable Knowledge and Experience at the Best Beauty School in the U.S.

With our expertly-designed course content and extensive opportunities for hands-on experiences, every day at Bellus Academy is a step towards professional success. Expert instructors will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to gain a competitive edge and pursue your career goals. You’ll attend classes in our comfortable, modern learning spaces, then utilize our upscale clinic floor to perfect your craft and work with real clients.

Here are a few of the features offered to Bellus Academy students:

  • Well-equipped classrooms designed for optimal learning
  • Access to high-end equipment, luxury salon, and spa products, and premium cosmetics
  • Flexible scheduling options, including daytime and nighttime study tracks

Other Programs Available at Our Poway Campus

Bellus Academy prepares students for a wide variety of career tracks within the beauty industry with our extensive selection of programs and study tracks. No matter what aspect of the industry you’re most interested in, you can shape a Bellus Academy education to suit your dreams and goals.

In addition to our esthetics program, our Poway campus also offers the following additional programs:

  • Barbering
  • Barbering & Cosmetology (Dual-Licensure)
  • Cosmetology
  • Makeup Artistry
  • Spa Nails

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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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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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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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“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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“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.”

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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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