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Professional Esthetics & Spa Training With Solutions in Beauty, Wellness, Inner Peace, & Balance.

Our Esthetics program offers comprehensive, professional training in a variety standard aspects of the esthetics industry. Our program features education in:
  • Skin analysis
  • Knowledge in skin disorders and conditions
  • Skin anatomy and physiology
  • Facial treatments
  • Facial massage techniques
  • Chemical exfoliation
  • Body treatments and services
  • Hair removal systems
  • Mechanical and electrical facials
  • Microdermabrasion
  • And more!

We also provide training in business and marketing skills like:

The Esthetics programs consists of a core training phase and an advanced technique phase. The training program in Wichita, KS is 1000 hours and 750 hours in Ballwin, MO. Both programs include online learning and a customized blend of European techniques with American technologies.

Spa Life 

Put your talents into practice in our vibrant student clinic. Our clinic is built to inspire our students and welcome our clients. Perform real services on real clients under the supervision of your licensed instructors in our student clinic. We are always expanding our service menu to incorporate new trends and treatments.

Esthetics Partners

Crave Beauty Academy has partnered with professional brands to give our students experience working with high-quality products before they graduate. We work with these brands:
  • Dermalogica: Dermalogica has always been dedicated 100% to our partnership and future skincare therapists.
  • Epionce: This brand offers our future professionals the opportunitity to work within a unique line of medical-grade products. 
  • Jane Iredale: This makeup brand is considered one of the highest quality in cosmetics. 
  • Bodyography: This makeup brand offers a splash of fun colors to our curriculum. 
  • MAC Cosmetics: We are an approved MAC Professional Partner School. 


You may also have an opportunity to receive an international certification. We are the only ITEC approved academy in our area. ITEC is an international examination board that offers a variety of qualifications worldwide. ITEC testing is offered at limited times. Please contact your nearest Crave campus to find out more.

The Future of Skincare

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, skin care specialists have a job outlook that is growing at a rate of 12% between 2014-2024 which is higher than the average for other occupations.

LAB - Learn About Beauty

The Pivot Point Legacy School Program encompasses an all-inclusive cosmetology curriculum delivered through a systematic, step-by step, and hands-on approach utilizing contemporary and innovative delivery methods. The program includes a ground breaking integrated social learning environment built specificially for learners and educators in the beauty industry, an incubator for talented future and current beauty professionals, and the LAB combines best-in-class educational conten and creativity in a collaborative environment. 

The Learning System That Thinks Like a Student

Salon Fundamentals' student-friendly strategies combined with groundbreaking learning tools are designed to help students direct their thinking, improve memory, retain what they learn, and manage information. This means students are inspired because we help them tap into their natural intelligence and gain confidence.

Teachers make a difference by using our built-in learning system that is constantly engaging students through thought-provoking tools that make learning easier by providing help for exams and introducing case studies that show how all of this works in the real world.

Students are able to purchase supplies and kit items on their own, as long as having all items on the Student kit list. 
Student kits will be ordered and arrive when Student files are complete and kit items are paid for.  Kits will be distributed as a full class. 

LABS - Online Learning Community - Online Passcode

Textbooks: Pivot Point International  ISBN# 13: 978-0-9742723-1-3
ISBN# 10: 0-9742723-1-0
The Pacific Institute ISBN# 978-193062228-9
Nuts and Bolts ISBN# No ISBN#
Summit Salon Tracking Book ISBN# No ISBN#
Milady Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary ISBN # 978-1-4354-8020-9

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“I have enjoyed my time at Crave thus far. The staff is great and I am learning so much. I feel like I will be prepared to pursue my dream and passion! Thanks to you!" Emily F., student

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