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Beauty / Make-up Classes in Ventura, CA

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Lu Ross Academy, Ventura:
Conveniently located in downtown Ventura CA (just one hour west of Los Angeles), Lu Ross Academy is recognized as one of the finest beauty schools in Southern California. We provide a range of career training courses in popular beauty topics such as Cosmetology, Aesthetician, Manicuring, Barbering, and Make-Up Artistry.

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Accredited, Hands-on Beauty Training Courses:
The length of time it takes to graduate from a program requiring a license varies depending on how many hours you attend each week. The minimum number of hours is 33 per week, but you can attend up to 40 hours per week. The more hours you attend, the faster you graduate. If you were to take the Cosmetology course and attend 40 hours/week, you would graduate in less than 10 months. Generally, courses start every 2 months.

Cosmetology Course:
Cosmetology students receive additional make-up classes and skincare classes offered by instructors from our other programs (Aesthetics and Make-up Artist).

Course modules include:
- Haircutting
- Hair coloring and Bleaching
- Scalp and Hair Treatments
- Facials: Manual, Electrical, Chemical
- Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal
- Makeup
- Manicuring and Pedicuring:
- Water & Oil Manicuring. Hand & Arm Mass.
- Permanent Waving
- Chemical Straightening
- Complete Pedicure, Aromatherapy Pedicure Artificial Nails
- Acrylic: Liquid & Powder Brush-on
- Nail Tips
- Nail Wraps and Repairs

Aesthetician Course:

Course outline:
- Cosmetology Act Rules & Regulations
- Chemistry
- Health & Safety / Disinfection & Sanitation
- Electricity
- Anatomy, Physiology, and Bacteriology
- Facials: Manual, Electrical, Chemical
- Eyebrow Arching & Hair Removal
- Make-up Techniques

Manicuring Course:

Covering the following areas:
- Water & oil manicure
- Acrylics, nail tips, nail wraps
- Pedicures including reflexology
- Pink & whites
- French manicure
- Gel Nail Systems
- Shellac nails
- Spa Manicure
- Spa Pedicure
- Nail Art including 3-d Gels
- Reflexology
- Spa Manicures & Pedicures
- French Manicures & Pedicures
- State Board Preparation Classes

Barbering Course:

Modules include:
- Hair analysis
- Shampooing
- Pin curling
- Comb out styling of hair
- Blow drying
- Thermal styling
- Thermal tools
- Waving and curling
- Straightening
- Scalp care
- Treatments
- Hair care

Make-Up Artist Course:

Features include:
- Introduction to makeup artistry, the role of the makeup artist
- Makeup kit overview, sanitation and hygiene
- Color theory and color correction
- Skin analysis, skin types and skin care
- Brush tips, techniques and brush care
- Lighting, foundations, powders, face and eye shapes, contouring and highlighting
- Eye lining and eye shadow, eye brows, false eyelashes, mascara,
- Exclusive in-store MAC trend events
- Building a portfolio, business strategies, networking tips and beauty and makeup resources.
- Working with photographers and models, freelance photo shoots, fashion shows and events

Also available:

Holly Hughes Make-Up Artist Instructor Program:
Holly has had the honor of training many aspiring makeup artists. Having been professionally trained to educate by Langevin, the largest international training company, she has the necessary tools to accommodate a vast array of learning styles.

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Address: 470 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, California 93001, USA
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