The Academy

LB Beauty Academy is a privately owned and operated career training center located in Richmond, Virginia. Since 2001, we have offered an exciting, fun, intimate, and rewarding learning environment for adults interested in a career in the beauty industry. With small class sizes and a focus on real life, hands-on experience, you are guaranteed an interactive learning environment to prepare you for your future career. For more information, read our school plan.

We offer programs is barbering, braiding (and natural hair care), cosmetology, nails, permanent cosmetic makeup, makeup artistry and waxing. With flexible scheduling and part-time classes available, anyone with an interest in the beauty industry can have an opportunity to learn and start a new career. We also offer post-education workshops to advance your training and expand your career. Our goal is to ensure you have plenty of hands-on practice and technical training so that you can start working immediately.

LB Beauty Academy is the first academy licensed By the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology to offer certification in the fields of Waxing and Braiding & Natural Hair Care.

  • Licensed By Virginia State Board of Cosmetology
  • Certified to operate by State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV)
  • All Classes Offered On An Open Enrollment Basis
  • Flexible Schedule Including Evening Classes
  • Online Study
  • Interest-free Payment Plans
  • Handicap and Hearing Impaired Accommodations Available Upon Request
  • ASHI-Approved training center (First Aid, CPR, Blood-Borne pathogens)

In cases of inclement weather, we follow the closure schedule of Richmond City Public Schools.