About Us


What is IBC?

Please call 805.349.0200 or email us at admin@instituteofbeautyculture.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.

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, skincare, 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

Licenses and Approvals

The Institute of Beauty Culture is a private institution that is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).

The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by the State or by the Bureau. Institutional approval is subject to continuing review.

The Institute of Beauty Culture is also an approved school with the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology and is approved to teach cosmetology, esthetician, manicuring, and barbering course.