Cosmetology Program & Advanced Education

The Cosmetology course offered at Lowell Academy will introduce you to basic, current and advanced level techniques. Our curriculum will prepare you to pass the state board exam, but more importantly give you the tools and confidence necessary to become a successful industry professional. We offer much more than a basic level education by providing advanced classes, additional certifications, demonstrations and real-world industry experience. Below are just a few of the advanced classes, certifications and training you receive during our Cosmetology program. During the the program you will have instruction and become fluent in each of the subjects below.

Color & Chemical

Skin Care

Hair Cutting

Make-up Application

Nail Care

Salon & Career Training


PAUL MITCHELL® Award Winning Products

Thirty years ago two friends were inspired to create a company that would support the success of hairdressers and provide luxury hair care at an affordable price. Today, their dream is a reality. Paul Mitchell® currently produces over 100 products—from award-winning styling and care products to cutting-edge heat styling tools and professional hair color—and is available in over 80 countries worldwide. From beauty editors to movie stars and their celebrity hairdresser pals, everyone is talking, writing and blogging about Paul Mitchell products.

PAUL MITCHELL® the color

Paul Mitchell® the color is the only low-ammonia permanent cream hair color with a natural beeswax base that’s formulated for superior gray coverage while providing outstanding vibrancy, condition and shine. Specially designed to be predictable and easy to use, Paul Mitchell the color helps you fulfill your creative vision every time.

Additional Education & Classes

Every student of Lowell Academy will receive additional classes from Paul Mitchell educators throughout their enrollment. These advanced classes are included in the cost of tuition and are also offered to our graduates at no additional cost! Below is a list of advanced technique and product classes currently offered to all Lowell Academy students-past and present.

Coppola Keratin Smoothing Therapy®

Keratin Complex Certification

This Keratin Smoothing Complex Therapy is the original keratin product that infuses natural keratin deep into hair’s cuticle. It is a high-end service that is also in high demand, but lacking stylist able to provide the service due to lack of experience and training. Every student will have the opportunity to become certified by Coppola in the Keratin Complex Treatment. This is a certification included in the cost of tuition at Lowell Academy.This service is administered by specially trained stylists who have been educated and certified in the Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy methodology.This revolutionary smoothing system infuses Keratin deep into the hair cuticle, eliminating up to ninety-five percent of frizz and curl and leaving the hair smooth, shiny and luxurious.

Alicia’s Makeup Academy®

Professional Makeup Certification

Voted one of Elle Magazine’s Top 100 Makeup Artist in United States, Alicia Zefta has been a licensed Esthetician and Makeup Artist for over twenty years. Educated in Paris, Lebanon and the United States she has had the opportunity to gain a very diverse and assorted body of work. Alicia has worked on international Fashion show’s presented by Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Christian Dior, Barney’s New York and many more. Her work has been featured in Elle Magazine, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen and American Bazaar and she has worked with celebrities Gizele Bundehen, Tyra Banks, Kimora Lee Simmons and Isabella Rosillini to name a few. Her body of work is extensive and she has partnered with Lowell Academy to offer her knowledge to all our enrolled students. This is a one-of-a kind certification class offered exclusively at Lowell Academy and at no additional cost to the student.

This certification class will explore makeup application, technique, presentation, consultation and product knowledge. This is truly a great opportunity for any student who has a passion for the art of makeup application and for anyone who would like to expand their professional resume. To inquire further about this certification or enrolling please contact our admissions office here.

Di Biase Hair USA®

Di Biase Hair Extensions and Training

Di Biase produces a superior quality hair extension. It uses 100% human Indian Remy hair, which closely resembles the texture of European type hair. The hair is carefully processed to attain a natural quality and beauty that will join seamlessly with the natural flow of your clients’ own hair. It is also “cuticle correct”, so all of the hair lies in the same direction to prevent matting and tangling. And the Di Biase coloring process provides a lasting color and shine that will not fade, oxidize, or change over time. Di Biase offers four options of extension application – Fusion, Weft, Easy Clips and Sticker extensions

The Colour Wand®

The Colour Wand® balayage coloring tool 

Colour Wand is a custom engineered coloring tool created by Master Colorist and Stylist Martin Rodriquez. Martin has over 30 years of experience in the industry. This is the only tool designed exclusively for Balayage and Ombre hair painting. It was designed to help assist the stylist master the art of Balayage and Ombre coloring.

Balayage is a process in which multiple shades of color is painted directly onto sections of the hair to create a natural look without the use of foils.


OPI® Nail Products

As the world leader in the professional nail care industry, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services with a focus on industry safety and innovation. Known for its exceptional formula, fashionable colors and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting, and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and offers a full line of professional items, including nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools and acrylics. Lowell Academy will provide novice and advanced level training using OPI products as part of the Cosmetology program.

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