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


Get One Of The Best Educations In the Beauty Industry!

We have five fantastic programs for you to choose from:Cosmetology, Esthetics, Instructor Training, Barbering, and Make-Up Artist. When you come here, you’ll benefit from our 3 decades of experience and our 100% success rate when it comes to students passing the Illinois state board exam.

Train For A Valuable, Lasting Career

Although the economic turmoil of the last few years has left many anxious about work and wondering which are the “right” careers for work stability, many have been calling the beauty industry “recession-proof.” In good and bad times, people need to feel good about themselves, which is why they continually turn to cosmetologists and estheticians. Learn the lasting skills to help people feel good in their skin.

Start Your Career Before You Even Graduate

With our programs designed to give you hands-on experience as soon as you start and with our many internship opportunities, you’ll find that your career begins before you’ve even graduated. We’ll teach you not only the industry skills to be a good cosmetologist or esthetician, but the business skills you’ll need to succeed as well. In fact, you’ll be so well equipped for the job market that you might find yourself hired before you’re done!

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Cosmetology & Spa Academy

Success Stories

As one of the oldest beauty schools in Illinois, we have trained thousands of students to reach their dreams in the beauty industry successfully. We hope you will become our next success story.

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Coming together is a Beginning. Keeping together i Coming together is a Beginning. Keeping together is Progress. Working together is Success!! CSA has remained a family during these difficult times 🙏🏻 This too shall pass. Our comeback will be stronger than ever ⭐️ #cosmetologyschool #barberingschool #estheticianschool #makeup
Special Thank you to our Amazing Teachers at CSA ! Special Thank you to our Amazing Teachers at CSA !!! You change your students Life !!
CSA Schaumburg did something HUGE after the @mlbmi CSA Schaumburg did something HUGE after the @mlbmidwesttradeshow and gave away a life changing full scholarship on behalf of @mlbjoeflano and @mlbmidwesttradeshow to one lucky winner. Congratulations @chicagobarber94 on this life changing win!! We are excited for your new journey and career as a future barber with us 💈 #csagivesback #beautychangeslives #barberscholarship
Once upon a time she was his teacher and showed hi Once upon a time she was his teacher and showed him how to do his first hair cut- Today She retired from His company !! What a great Success Story for a teacher and student! THANK YOU MS.DAR!

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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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