Crystal Lake 815-207-8599 Elgin 630-345-8665 Rockford 815-605-6088 Schaumburg 815-572-4797

About Cosmetology & Spa Academy

Learn With Industry Leaders And Become One Yourself

The Cosmetology & Spa Academy is more than just a school. It’s where you come to build a career, whether it’s your first, second or third career. It’s where you come to build lasting relationships with your peers and instructors. It’s where you come to grow into an industry leader. You get more than an education here. You get life and professional skills. You get a sense of belonging.

Everything about our programs is designed to support you in your learning journey and then in your career afterwards. With more than 30 years in the industry and an attentive ear to our students, we continually strive to give our students the best instruction, the best tools, and the best experience.

It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Cosmetology & Spa Academy’s Culture

At Cosmetology & Spa Academy, you’ll find a culture of excellence, inclusiveness, and fun. Our craft, our clients’ needs, and your career are our priorities. That’s why our entire program, from the moment you take a tour of our facilities to the moment you find work placement, is designed to equip you with only the best tools to help you succeed.

The atmosphere here is incredibly supportive. From the students to the instructors to the administrative staff, you’ll be amazed at how friendly everyone is and how well you belong here. And with our many events, you’ll find it amazingly easy to have fun with others or with your creativity!

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Ned: A Beauty Industry Veteran

Ned Halimi has been the owner of Cosmetology and Spa Academy since 1980. He had his own salon before he opened the school called, “Mesuesi”, and was awarded the “Best salon of the year” award in Northern Illinois.

His background includes tremendous International Experience. From 1984 to 1987, he was a member of the International Congress of Colorists.

His impressive history of training exemplifies his commitment to keeping up to date with the latest trends.

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Our Locations

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Crystal Lake

700 E Terre Cotta Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60173



142 E Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173



657 Highgrove Place
Rockford, IL 60173



609 S Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123

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