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Crave Beauty Academy

Wichita, KS

Wichita, KS Campus - Beyond a Beauty School

3804 West Douglas Avenue
Wichita, KS 67203

For school information call 855-348-0156

Crave Beauty Academy

Change your life and begin your career in the beauty industry at Crave Beauty Academy. Crave is a Cosmetology school located in Wichita, Kansas. We offer programs in Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology and Medical Aesthetics. Our unique programs allow students to prepare for a career in the beauty industry, utilizing techniques and technology that are the best in the industry. Crave has high level of professionalism and an atmosphere suitable for learning and comfortable for clients who visit the salon for services.

As a student, you will be given an extensive kit that contains the best quality tools and equipment to develop your skills and technique to the highest of industry standards. The kit has an optional iPad that allows students to take advantage of the Pivot Point online learning, a benefit exclusive to Crave in the Wichita area. Students are also trained on professional product lines and product representatives are invited to give presentations to expand student product knowledge.

Our staff members continue to further their education by attending seminars and taking classes to stay in line with the industry standards.

We empower our students to be professional, successful people both inside and outside of the salon. We offer Premium Bloom accounts to our students to assist with resume building and portfolio development, as well as to provide students resources when searching for a job. We also attend trade shows, host career fairs, invite guest speakers, plan salon tours and organize community events.

Some quick facts about Crave:

• Established in 1986.
• Small student to teacher ratio (12:1 average)
• Pivot Point member school
• Accredited by the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) This means students are eligible to get their international diploma and travel to over 40 different countries and work on cruise ships
• State Board preparation
• Exclusive American Crew Menswork Program

Cosmetology Program

Fostering artistic expression and creativity rewarding you with endless opportunities.

The Cosmetology Program is divided into components of like related subjects presented in an order that is conducive to a variety of learning styles. Our well-planned, continually updated curriculum builds from the first day to include all areas of the professional salon industry from hair sculpture & design to color work, chemistry and business skills, students in the cosmetology program at Crave will learn all the skills necessary for their success when they step into the salon.

Esthetics Program

The Esthetics Program is a 1,000 hour program that focuses on the skin through theory, lectures, demonstrations and practical work.

During the program, students will learn all aspects of skin care from basic care to Advanced Machine Treatments. Students will also be trained in aromatherapy, make-up artistry (including airbrush makeup), eyelash extensions and ear piercings.

Students are also required to take classes in business and professionalism to help them prepare for working in the salon.

Medical Aesthetics

The newest addition to Crave is our Medical Aesthetics Program. We have partnered with local physician, Dr. Yang, of West Wichita Family Physicians, to teach medical grade skin services. With this addition, we have been able to add the latest technology in skin care and introduce Jane Iredale, a new line of makeup that is only available when a licensed doctor is on staff.

Nail Technology

The Nail Technology Program is designed to train you in the latest technology, products, techniques and tools needed for a successful career in Nail Technology.
At Crave, you will learn all aspects of Nail Technology, as well as training in business and professionalism, in as little as 2.5 months.

Cosmetology Instructor Program

Crave Beauty Academy gives Cosmetologists and Estheticians the opportunity to pursue a career in beauty education.

The Cosmetology Instructor Program provides teaching skills and technical background to prepare for a career as a Cosmetology Instructor.

The program includes:

• Curriculum development
• Classroom presentations
• Clinic floor supervision
• Client/Student relations
• Administrative/Recruiting skills

Full & Part Time Programs

We understand that everyone has different schedules and we want school to be an option for you regardless of your schedule. Xenon offers both Full Time and Part Time classes for our programs.
Full Time program schedule:

Phase I
MONDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
TUESDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
THURSDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
FRIDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phase II & III - Esthetics / Phase II, III & IV - Cosmetology

TUESDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
THURSDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
FRIDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
SATURDAY 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Evening Class (Part Time) Schedule

TUESDAY 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WEDNESDAY 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THURSDAY 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SATURDAY 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Crave thinks it's important to showcase our graduates, as they are transitioning into the next part of their life, so we hold a graduation ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments and reward outstanding achievement. We encourage parents, family and friends to attend.

Career Placement

Crave Beauty Academy places heavy emphasis on career placement and we do everything we can to present students with opportunities and help them connect with industry professionals.

Opportunities include:

• Professional Hair Designer
• Hair Colorist / Perming Specialist
• Skin Specialist / Make-up Artist
• Nail Technician
• Salon Owner / Manager
• Cosmetology School Educator / Director / Owner
• Platform Artist / Educator
• Trade Show / Seminar Coordinator
• Fashion Model Designer
• Manufacturer Technician
• Professional Salon Sales Consultant
• Distributor Store Manager
• Marketing Consultant
• Fashion Editor

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