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We are dedicated to making the world a better place one beautiful life at a time…


Our 1500-hour cosmetology training program is a balanced and comprehensive course that includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. With our customized curriculum and as the “exclusive Pivot Point member school in our area,” we provide you with a competitive edge in both the salon and spa world. Hands on workshops, lectures and other interactions with industry speakers, fairs, trade shows, and salon tours are planned to help contribute to your success as a future professional.

Cosmetology includes four phases of instruction: Core Training, Experience, Create, and Salon Life. Learn and understand the fundamentals of cosmetology and advanced cutting, color, texture, styling, makeup, skin, nail care, and much more.

Days and Evening, Full and Part-time classes are available.


Our esthetics program offers in-depth courses that will give you a solid foundation to build a successful career as an esthetician. Esthetics incudes training and experience in facial and body purification, preventative and corrective procedures, skin resurfacing, make up applications and lessons, massage techniques, spa body treatments, customized formulations, aromatherapy, hair removal systems, development of salons and spas, performing treatments with a variety of facial equipment exclusive to Crave Beauty Academy, medical skin information, and wealth building in the spa industry.

Esthetics includes a 1000-hour program at the Wichita, KS campus or a 750-hour training program at the Ballwin, MO campus. The core training phase and an advanced phase completes the training program. Continuing education in the medical skin care industry are available for TBD dates.

Days and Evening, Full and Part-time classes are available.


Nail Technology is designed to prepare you, the future salon professional, in the latest technology, products, techniques and tools. The 350-hour program in Wichita, KS and the 400-hour program in Ballwin, MO will assist you in polishing your individual style and enhance your future in one of the fastest growing areas of the beauty industry.

The nail program includes natural nail cultivation, enhancements, extensions, spa manicures and spa pedicure, massage techniques, reflexology, nail artistry, personal client care, and interactions with industry speakers and manufacturer educators.

Continuing education opportunities are available to students, alumni, and other licensed professionals. Continuing education includes advanced classes in makeup, skin care, medical skin care, hair cutting and hair coloring.

Day Full-time and Part-time classes are available.

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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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