"Institute of Beauty Culture"

Santa Maria, California

What is IBC?

IBC Coronavirus Message:

The Institute of Beauty Culture is currently closed to the general public. Courses are still being taught online. Please call 805.349.0200 or email us at instituteofbeautyculturesm@gmail.com to sign up for the next term start!

The Institute of Beauty Culture is a post-secondary school that prepares students as professionals in a growing industry.





325 East Betteravia Road

Santa Maria, California 93454

(805) 349-0200


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New Classes for Cosmetology to Barbering Crossover

These classes begin every 12 weeks with a maximum of eight students per class.

Click on “tuition” and “schedule” for details.


Is beauty the right career for you?

At the Institute of Beauty Culture, we will prepare you for a career that is rewarding, creative, and professional. It is also a glamorous way for you to make a difference in someone’s life. A career in beauty culture is right for you if

…you’re a recent high school graduate looking for a fun and good-paying career that won’t take years of college

…you’ve always had a flair for hair and makeup and want a creative challenge

…your children are grown and you’d like a career of your own

…you’re stuck in a dead-end, boring job, and you want more creativity

…you want a career that offers personal enjoyment and financial rewards

Why IBC?

We can take you to the top. We provide you with the most up-to-the-minute valuable education possible. You’ll learn hair design, hair color, makeup, skin care, and nail care. You’ll master the most advanced techniques and the most significant trends. The key to a prosperous career is a solid foundation and continuing programs. This is what we have to offer you. We have built a training system that lasts a lifetime.

Reasons to choose our Institute:

– You are ready to embark on a creative career

– You would like to graduate in a few as ten months

– You seek outstanding financial rewards upon graduation

– You enjoy fun and fast-paced work

– Classes are offered year round so you can start when you’re ready

– We have experienced, qualified instructors