Category: Academy Blog

November 30, 2022

Pivot Point Academy brought home the Title School of the Year to Bloomingdale, IL

We proudly announced to be named one of the winners of the 2023 Golden School Award by AACS (American Association of Cosmetology Schools) in the category “School of the Year”!…

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January 26, 2022

Teach the Next Generation of Barbers, Estheticians, and Hair Stylists as an instructor with our Teacher Training Programs

Cosmetology, Esthetics, and barber schools around the country are seeking instructors to guide their students toward success in the beauty industry. Earn a Pivot Point Academy instructor diploma and prepare you for the licensure exam in the state of Illinois.

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November 5, 2021

Stop the Spread

Vaccination Day at Pivot Point Academy Stop the Spread! Pivot Point Academy will become a Vaccination Site for one Day! You’ve taken all the necessary safety precautions up until this…

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April 21, 2021

2022 – Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™

Pivot Point has proudly supported Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ since 2008. Our Academy offers at this international event complimentary selected services to cancer survivors on June 7th, 2022….

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April 20, 2021

8 Hours of Love Went into Making Your Mannequin

Ever wonder how Pivot Point International mannequins are made? There are many steps carried out by highly trained artisans that include cuticle smoothing, bathing, conditioning, drying, hackling, mask makeup, implantation,…

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March 15, 2021

What Is a Cosmetologist?

Wondering what a day in the life of a cosmetologist is like? Read our blog to learn what services cosmetologists can perform, career opportunities, benefits of the industry, and more!

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February 7, 2021

Beauty as a Business Digital Marketing Curriculum

Pivot Point Academy provides business training as part of its educational experience. A clear focus on soft skills and social media awareness. “Social media training is like any other skill,…

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January 27, 2021


Fundamentals: Esthetics is a digitally enhanced curriculum that utilizes Pivot Point’s newly revamped online learning platform (LAB 2.0). Starting in Q1, 2021 with this new curriculum at Pivot Point Academy…

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As part of an industry that values design and creativity, it’s essential to always keep LAB fresh and contemporary, while adding new and meaningful features. Lab 2.0 reflects a contemporary…

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January 11, 2021

8 Ways to Eliminate or Prevent Dry Skin

How to Get Rid of Dry Skin If you’ve been wondering how to get rid of dry skin, Pivot Point Academy an esthetician school has gathered the best home remedies…

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