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Illinois Beauty Schools

  • Arlington Heights, IL(Empire Beauty School)

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  • Arlington Plz, 264 W Rand Rd
  • Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • 847-305-1593
  • Hanover Park, IL(Empire Beauty School)

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  • 1166 East Lake Street
  • Hanover Park, IL 60133
  • 630-626-4648
  • Lisle, IL(Empire Beauty School)

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  • Green Trails Shp Ctr, 2709 Maple Ave
  • Lisle, IL 60532
  • 630-318-4212
  • Stone Park, IL(Empire Beauty School)

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  • 3106 West North Avenue
  • Stone Park, IL 60165
  • 708-761-6916
  • Vernon Hills, IL(Empire Beauty School)

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  • 226 Hawthorn Village Commons
  • Vernon Hills, IL 60061
  • 847-780-7694

About Illinois Beauty Schools

Program State Required Hours
Cosmetologist 1500
Esthetician 750
Nail Tech 350

Abraham Lincoln was born in the great state of Illinois. Known for both the glory of a World’s Fair and the taint of gangsters, the state is home to the world’s first skyscraper, peaceful prairies, the windy city and plenty of excellent beauty schools. In fact, there are five Empire Beauty Schools in the state of Illinois. These Empire cosmetology schools are located in Arlington Heights, Hanover Park, Lisle, Stone Park and Vernon Hills. For more than 75 years, Empire Beauty Schools have educated the finest talent in the world of cosmetology. We are dedicated to helping you to achieve your dream of a rewarding and enjoyable career in cosmetology.

Thousands of beauty professionals work in Illinois, especially the Chicago metropolitan area. And, while demand is already high for skilled hairdressers, nail and skin care professionals, the Illinois Department of Employment Security anticipates significant growth—18 percent—in beauty jobs through 2018.

If you’re interested in a fun and rewarding career as a beauty professional, you’ll want to gain the knowledge and skills to succeed at one of many top beauty schools in Illinois. You’ll simply have to attend a cosmetology school licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

You can find many cosmetology schools in Illinois that offer programs in cosmetology. You can focus on hair, skin care as an esthetician or nail technology. The key is to find the beauty school that is the best fit for you and your career goals. At an Empire Beauty School, you’ll gain knowledge in the classroom and then apply it in the salon, working on real clients and building your book of business.

Be sure to talk to a career planning specialist at each beauty school that you are considering. Ask about each school’s career placement program and beauty industry network. Upon graduation, your beauty school can help you meet licensing requirements in Illinois. Then you’ll have the credentials you need to succeed.

Illinois offers future beauty professionals major hubs of fashion and beauty including Chicago. Illinois offers many ways to get the beauty education you need to make your dreams come true.