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Beauty School Programs in Chicago, IL | Pivot Point Academy

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Pivot Point Academy is a beauty school in Bloomingdale, Illinois that offers collaborative and innovative beauty programs to students throughout Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding suburbs. We empower beauty school students and professionals with leading programs and resources such as cosmetologyestheticsmakeup certification, and barbering. At the core of our culture is teaching you the "why" behind the "how" in cosmetology and esthetics.

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The instructors at our beauty school in Chicago, Illinois believe in global connection and global beauty. Through our education and study abroad opportunities, you will connect with beauty professionals around the world who are proud to be Pivot Point graduates.

The cosmetology, barbering, hairdressing, esthetics, makeup, and beauty classes at our beauty school are state-of-the-art and feature hands-on instruction with the latest and greatest techniques. The tools and materials at our beauty academy are second to none in the beauty industry. 

Our reputation and team of qualified beauty instructors are the reason we attract students from all areas of Illinois who are seeking beauty and hair education, cosmetology class, or barbering school. From Bartlett, Naperville, Bloomingdale, to Plainfield, Pivot Point Academy receives applications from all areas of the Chicagoland area.

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Prosper U Business training now part of our cosmetology and esthetics curriculum.

Prosper U is an innovative, hands-on, results-driven company designed to create success for beauty and wellness future professionals. It includes revolutionary new methods to teach students how to attract, maximize and retain clients. Prosper U believes there are three keys to success in beauty industry–the business skills, the technical skills and the soft skills like communication guidelines and chairside manners. Prosper U combines all three by giving future professionals the fundamentals and discipline for a great living. Of course Proper U is fully integrated with our digital learning platform LAB (Learn About Beauty)


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Available Beauty Classes for Students in Chicago, Illinois & the Surrounding Suburbs

Our beauty academy offers hands-on and interactive programs to help students elevate their skills in the beauty industry. We offer the following courses:

Cosmetology Program for Students in Chicago, Illinois & Other Areas

Our beauty school in Bloomingdale, Illinois offers Cosmetology classes for students in Chicago and other areas. Our program will help you advance your skills and use your creativity to become a confident beauty professional. Our Cosmetology school will also help enhance your customer and retail skills to ensure you have all the tools you need to brand yourself as a cutting-edge hairdresser and cosmetologist. Our cosmetology program and hair school includes basic and advanced training in the following:  

  • hairdressing techniques
  • skin care
  • esthetics
  • makeup application

Esthetics Program for Students 

Our beauty school in Chicago offers an esthetics education program that is designed to help you master the foundational and advanced techniques practiced in the field today. Our three-phase, 750-hour esthetician education program creates intelligent and skilled skin care professionals. You will graduate from our Chicago esthetician school with confidence knowing you are spa-ready and an asset to future employers in the beauty industry.

Makeup Classes for Future Beauty Professionals in Chicago Land 

Make-up Designory (MUD) is partnering with our beauty school in Chicago, Illinois to take makeup education to the next level. The design of Pivot Point Academy’s MUD Makeup courses is for those seeking to broaden and increase their knowledge in makeup application. This program is taught by MUD certified instructors.

Whether you desire to work on the fashion runways or in Hollywood, our makeup school provides the training you need to enhance your skills and pursue your career as makeup or beauty professional.

Become a Certified Teacher At Our Beauty School

A Pivot Point Teachers Training education is your first step toward becoming a valued mentor in the lives of cosmetology and barbering students. The instructors at our beauty academy help students learn and practice the latest hairdressing, nail care, skin care, and makeup techniques utilized in the industry by beauty professionals.

Our Teacher Training Course provides a classroom atmosphere that allows cosmetology and barbering trainees to practice the teaching theories and skills they acquire in our program under the guidance of a licensed cosmetology educator.

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Our beauty school offers a multi-level Barber Program that is available for students in Bloomingdale and various other areas of Chicago, Illinois. Our barber college provides hands-on training in precision haircutting, color and texture, skincare, shaving, and grooming. Our 1500 hour barber program is split into multiple areas of study that will mold and develop our students into industry-leading barber professionals. With our crossover barber program we accept up to 1,000 hours for applicants that currently hold an active IL cosmetology license.

Technical areas covered include:

  • Haircutting
  • Men's shaving and grooming
  • Basic skin care
  • Hairpiece design, fitting, and maintenance

Our beauty school in Bloomingdale, Illinois offers classes and resources to students in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs to help prepare students for a career in the beauty industry. Enroll in a class at Pivot Point Academy to learn more about industries such as cosmetology, esthetics, makeup application, and barbering.

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