Esthetician Schools and Careers in Los Angeles

If you are considering becoming an esthetician in Los Angeles, you have picked the right place—the city needs your help. In a 2023 report, Los Angeles scored just 26.8 out of 100 on a skin health survey—among the worst in the nation. This is largely thanks to potential skin damage caused by sun exposure.

This is where you come in. You can help Los Angelinos stop this damage in its tracks. If you're thinking about joining the Los Angeles esthetician scene, check out the schools below to get started.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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72-840 Highway 111 Suite V417
Palm Desert, CA 92260

(760) 365-8222
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering

16852 Devonshire Street
Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 366-3211
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design

18442 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA 91335

(818) 578-6344
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

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1st Academy of Beauty – Accredited

8819 Garvey Avenue
Rosemead, CA 91770

ABA Beauty School – Accredited

8428 Van Nuys Boulevard
Panorama City, CA 91402

Academy for Salon Professionals – Accredited

19520 Nordhoff Street Unit 9
Northridge, CA 91324

Academy of Beauty – Accredited

3834 Main Street
Culver City, CA 90032

Academy of Esthetics and Cosmetology – Accredited

1116 San Fernando Road
San Fernando, CA 91340

Advance Beauty College – Accredited

10121 Westminster Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92843

Advance Beauty College – Accredited

25332 McIntyre Street Laguna
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Advance Beauty Techs Academy – Accredited

2191 Sampson Avenue Suite 105
Corona, CA 92583

American Beauty Academy – Accredited

558 Main Street
Brawley, CA 92227

Amy Beauty School – Accredited

290 Corporate Terrace Circle #104
Corona, CA 92879

Asel Beauty College – Accredited

9240 Garden Grove Boulevard Suite #10
Garden Grove, CA 92844

Asel Beauty College – Accredited

540 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92780

Asian-American International Beauty College – Accredited

7871 Westminster Boulevard
Westminster, CA 92683

Bellflower Beauty College of Lakewood – Accredited

5438 Woodruff Avenue
Lakewood, CA 90713

Beyond 21st Century Beauty Academy – Accredited

13640 Imperial Highway
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Career Academy of Beauty – Accredited

12471 Valley View
Garden Grove, CA 92845

Cen Beauty Academy – Accredited

7900 Limonite Avenue Suite C-E
Riverside, CA 92509

Cerritos College – Accredited

11110 Alondra Boulevard
Norwalk, CA 90650

Citrus College – Accredited

1000 West Foothill Boulevard
Glendora, CA 91741

Coachella Valley Beauty College – Accredited

3643 West Florida Avenue
Hemet, CA 92545

Coachella Valley Beauty College – Accredited

79450 Highway 111
La Quinta, CA 92253

Coba Academy – Accredited

663 North Euclid Street
Anaheim, CA 92801

Diamond Beauty College – Accredited

10301 Garvey Avenue #200
South El Monte, CA 91733

Extensions R Us Academy

2137 West Manchester Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Flair Beauty College – Accredited

23754 Valencia Boulevard
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Georgiykot Academy USA

20855 Ventura Boulevard Suite 7
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Golden West College – Accredited

15744 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Hacienda La Puente Adult Education – Accredited

14101 East Nelson Avenue
La Puente, CA 91746

International Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering – Accredited

4085 Tweedy Boulevard
South Gate, CA 90280

International College of Beauty Arts & Sciences – Accredited

5225 San Fernando Road West
Los Angeles, CA 90039

International School of Beauty – Accredited

72-261 Highway 111 Suite 121 B
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Jama's Beauty & Barber College – Accredited

8300 Valley Circle Boulevard Unit A
Canoga Park, CA 91304

JLC Beauty School – Accredited

16025 Gale Avenue Unit A14
City of Industry, CA 91745

KC Beauty Academy – Accredited

706 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Lancaster Beauty School – Accredited

44646 North 10Th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534

Learning Institute of Southern California – Accredited

769 Park Avenue
El Centro, CA 92243

Letty's Barbering and Cosmetology College – Accredited

4926 Whittier Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Los Angeles College of Aesthetics – Accredited

1517 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90006

Lu Ross Academy – Accredited

470 East Thompson Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001

Marmel Beauty Academy – Accredited

6444 Bellingham Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Neihule Academy of Beauty – Accredited

305 East 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Nouveau Contour USA

1427 Lincoln Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Paul Mitchell the School Costa Mesa – Accredited

3309 Hyland Avenue Suite J
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Paul Mitchell The School Pasadena – Accredited

825 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Paul Mitchell The School Sherman Oaks – Accredited

15301 Ventura Boulevard Unit P2 Unit P2
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Paul Mitchell The School Temecula – Accredited

27536 Ynez Road Suite E-1 Suite E-1
Temecula, CA 92591

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

3309 Hyland Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Professional Schools of Beauty, Fashion and Arts – Accredited

18573 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA 91335

Redondo Beach Beauty College – Accredited

2205 West Artesia Boulevard
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Rosemead Beauty School – Accredited

8531 East Valley Boulevard
Rosemead, CA 91770

RTC College – Accredited

10427 San Sevaine Way Suite A
Jurupa Valley, CA 91752

SABA Beauty School – Accredited

23635 El Toro Road Suite J-2 and K
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Salon Success Academy – Accredited

2097 Compton Avenue Suite 201
Corona, CA 92881

Salon Success Academy – Accredited

1915 West Redlands Boulevard Suite 111
Redlands, CA 92373

Salon Success Academy – Accredited

1385 East Foothill Boulevard
Upland, CA 91786

Salon Success Academy – Accredited

112 Plaza Drive
West Covina, CA 91790

San Bernardino Beauty College – Accredited

600 North Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Santa Ana Beauty Academy – Accredited

2231 North Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Santa Ana Beauty College – Accredited

1926 West 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Selective Esthetics

22600 Ventura Boulevard Stacks
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Simi Valley Cosmetology School

3340 East Los Angeles Avenue
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Victory Career College – Accredited

19401 South Vermont Avenue Suite G100
Torrance, CA 90502

West Valley Occupational Center – Accredited

6200 Winnetka Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

ZMS The Academy – Accredited

2228 East Cesar E. Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90042
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

Esthetician Salary and Job Growth in Los Angeles

Los Angeles estheticians earned an average of $51,000 per year ($24.52 per hour) in 2022. This is more than the national average esthetician salary, which sits at $47,790 ($22.98 per hour).

California already has the highest number of working estheticians in the US, but jobs are expected to grow. And, not by a little, either--by a massive 47% between 2020 and 2030! By comparison, the country anticipates a 17% growth in the field overall.

Featured Esthetician Employers in Los Angeles

Ole Henriksen Face/Body Spa

8622 W. Sunset Blvd Suite A
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Ole Henriksen Face/Body Spa offers therapeutic body and bath services, medical esthetics, and more. It combines a relaxing experience with new technologies and treatments to help clients get the best of the best.

milk + honey

8900 W. Venice Boulevard, Suite 102
Los Angeles, CA 90232

milk + honey started in Austin, TX, and has expanded nationwide—including Los Angeles. This salon and spa offers facials, waxing, body treatments, and medspa services. When hiring, they tout their benefits, including paid vacation and performance bonuses.


1100 S. Hope Street Unit 101
Los Angeles, CA 90015

MedBeautyLA employs medical professionals, estheticians, and waxing specialists to provide high-end services. It's a fairly small medspa so they can better create individualized plans for clients. You could help clients feel and look great using traditional esthetics treatments and medical options as allowed by law.

Note: Just because a location is listed, it does not mean they're hiring. These are examples.

Esthetician Supply Stores in Los Angeles

While beauty shops are great, they don't tend to sell absolutely all of the supplies estheticians require. Luckily, there are many distributors near Los Angeles so you can get what you need in the amount you want.

Elegante Beauty Discount Center

3000 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90007

Elegante Beauty Discount Center has been selling beauty supplies for over three decades. The massive shop is over an acre and has a best-price guarantee on all items. They also offer equipment rental, repair services, and salon design services.


Several Locations

CosmoProf has many locations nationwide, including several in and around Los Angeles. They sell products and equipment, run classes, and go to trade shows to help estheticians in their craft.

Top Spa Supply

10888 La Tuna Canyon Road, Suite H
Sun Valley, CA 91352

Top Spa Supply is about 20 miles from Los Angeles, but the trek may be worth it. If you need something, chances are they have it! What really makes them stand out is their in-house financing program. This lets small businesses pay for expensive products over time, so they don't break the bank up front.

Los Angeles Esthetician Resources

Everyone needs a little help and inspiration sometimes, so having access to resources is essential. Take a look at our sampling of Los Angeles esthetics resources to get you started.

American Med Spa Association
The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) offers medical esthetics training and support nationwide. In addition, they host several events in the Los Angeles area, including the Southern California Medical Spa Boot Camp.

Beauty Solutions Resource Center
This beauty supply store has classes and resources for Arizona and California pros. It offers in-person resource centers and online options with training in a wide range of topics. You can find Beauty Solutions Resource Center at 12503 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604

California Estheticians – Esthetician Advocacy Facebook Group
This groupfor California estheticians and cosmetologists offers information and support about best practices, laws, and advocacy.

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