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Pivot Point Academy empowers beauty school students and professionals
with the leading cosmetology and skin care education. 

Are you looking for the best? We are!

What makes us the best beauty school in Chicagoland?  

Student Quote: “The best education, incredible support, outstanding teachers, student body is amazing. If you are considering Beauty School, Pivot Point Academy is the BEST!” - Therese Kearney


Review/Quote: “A new team of management, world class teachers and highly motivated students. Modern digital tools, great class rooms and a wonderful student salon. You have to see it.“ - Frank Ellermeyer


The Pivot Point Difference 

  • Your training isn’t about one product line or personality; it’s about elevating your skills to the highest level of artistic creativity.
  • We believe in global connection and global beauty. Through our education and study abroad opportunities, you are connected to beauty professionals around the world who are Pivot Point trained and proud.
  • Master educators are trained with our proprietary Mindful Teaching Professional development product, and provide clear, consistent training to make the most of your classroom and hands-on experiences.
  • Our tools and materials are second to none in the beauty industry. That’s why so many schools around the country and the world use Pivot Point education; even other schools in the Chicago area use our books and online learning.


 School Calendar


Cosmetology Full Time - February 21, 2017 (Tue-Sat)

Cosmetology Full Time - April 18, 2017 (Tue-Sat)

Cosmetology Full Time - April 18, 2017 (Tue-Fri and every other Saturday from 6pm - 10pm)

Cosmetology Full Time - June 13, 2017 (Tue-Sat)


Esthetics Part-Time - June 6, 2017 (incl. MUD Make-Up Certification)

Esthetics Part-Time - July 11, 2017 (incl. MUD Make-Up Certification)

Teacher Training

Teacher Training Part-Time - April 25, 2017 (Tues/Wed)

Teacher Training Part-Time - April 27, 2017 (Thu/Fri)

MUD (Make Up Designory) Level 1 Professional Beauty Essentials Certification
Intensive professional program
84 Hours of Makeup Instruction and Practice
Facial Analysis, base matching and application,
correction, contours, highlights, color application, focus on eyes and lips.

October 18, 2016

We're there for you: Tue to Sat - 9:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M
144 E Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL, (847) 985-5900 

Academy News

Looking for the latest news on Pivot Point and beauty school innovations across the nation? Check out the newest happenings, biggest events, and student stylist specials here.

Career Opportunities 

Whether you’re a student looking for a career in cosmetology, esthetics, nails, or other beauty professions, our career board provides you with a network of opportunities to get you out into the field.