Vaneesa D., is just one example of how the Cosmetology industry allows graduates to create their own career path.  As a student at Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Vanessa always had a tremendous passion for make-up. Once completing the Cosmetology program and obtaining her state license, Vanessa decided to expand her education.

Vanessa moved to Florida to attend a Makeup Artistry and Special FX Training Center where she was able to build on her previous knowledge. She obtained employment at a local salon that has a contract with Golf Channel NBC. Vanessa is doing hair and makeup for anchors and their celebrity guests. This has given her the opportunity to work on Evander Holyfield, Audra Lowe, Andy Buckley (The Office), George Lopez, Tony Dovolani (DWTS) and several pro golfers and commentators including Tiger Woods and Bubba Watson.  Vanessa also continues to do freelance makeup working on a few Indie films and a EuroDisney show called “Game On!”.  Vanessa’s’ goals are to be part of mainstream film crews and paint the face of Johnny Depp.


Kaitlin E., a recent Cosmetology graduate, was a model student, great attendance, very good academics, polite, studious, and always punctual. The most memorable character trait of Kaitlin’s was her ability to come out of her shell and truly grow in confidence. The Lancaster School of Cosmetology was truly a perfect fit for Kaitlin. Kaitlin started out shy and reserved but before we knew it she was requesting double clients and was one of our strongest students. Upon graduation Kaitlin wasted no time scheduling, passing, and completing her state board requirements. Kaitlin is now employed by Headrush Hair Design as a Bridal Consultant and Stylist.


Linda C. graduated with honors from the Lancaster School of Cosmetology’s Esthetics Program in August 2013. Upon graduating, Linda took and passed her licensing tests completing one of her goals…to become a Licensed Esthetician. Another one of Linda’s goals was to establish a salon focusing on wellness. Linda opened her business, Cass Wellness Salon in Bethel, PA. She has a steady, satisfied client base and is loving all the aspects of being an esthetician and business owner. She started school, graduated, passed her exams and opened the doors to her own spa in just 8 months.


Patricia S. has had her makeup work published in Berks County Living Magazine, Jute Magazine and numerous catalogs. Patricia graduated from Lancaster School of Cosmetology’s Esthetician Program in March 2014 and immediately became employed as an esthetician at JS Medspa in Sinking Spring, PA. Patricia has a great passion for makeup and took her career in that direction with her business, Makeup by Trish. Her reviews from her clientele have been extremely positive and an asset to expanding her business.


Trischia R.  decided she wanted to expand her love of art into the beauty industry as an Esthetician. As a 2013 graduate of the Esthetics Program at Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Trischia licensed quickly and started her own business; A Beautiful You Skin Care Studio in Lititz, PA. She has a steady clientele that love the knowledge and the pampering that they receive from Trischia. Her clientele states that “Trischia gives great attention to detail and to the services she provides,” and they are amazed at how great their face feels after a facial.


Lucille Y. is one more great success story for Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork. Lucille decided to take time to pursue an interest of hers in the massage therapy field and attend daytime classes balancing family and school. With the flexible class schedules that are available, students are able to balance family, work, and classes. Lucille completed the massage program in February 2009. She went to work immediately at a local spa / retreat to continue with her passion of massage. After several years, Lucille decided to broaden her knowledge and came back to Lancaster School of Cosmetology for her esthetics license. Upon obtaining her license as an Esthetician, her education, ambition, and skills brought her to completing her primary goal. Lucille owns a successful spa, Tranquil Essentials, specializing in body wrap packages couples massage, facials, facial packages, and specialized massage.


Cara B. a 2013 Massage Therapy graduate of Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork, traveled from West Grove, PA to Lancaster, PA 3 nights a week, to fulfill her career goal to become a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT). Upon passing her state board exam and graduating the program, Cara went to work immediately at a salon and spa near her home. Looking for a move to a new location, Cara settled on the Pocono area of Pennsylvania. Within a very short period of time, she found her dream position, as a Massage Therapist, at Escapes Day Spa, Pocono Downs, PA. Cara is enjoying working with many new clients as well as her new home in the beautiful Pocono Mountain Resort town.


Bethany C., graduated with honors from the Lancaster School of Cosmetology’s Nail Technician Program in August 2013 with a job waiting for her.  Bethany was an exceptional student, practicing her techniques to perfect them so that she could become a nail tech in a high end establishment. She is employed with Serenity Day Spa / The Spa at Intercourse Village. Bethany is enjoying using her talents to beautify her client’s hands and feet. She specializes in natural nails, gel nails and nail art.


Alicia M., is dually licensed as a nail technician and an esthetician. Alicia graduated from the Nail Technician Program in 2013 and the Esthetician Program in 2011. After graduating from Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Alicia obtained employment as an esthetician at the five star rated, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Philadelphia, PA. Seeing the need for nail technicians in the spa, Alicia came back to school for the nail technician program and has been able to incorporate her love of nails as well as skincare in her employment.


Autumn L., is one more great success story for Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork. Autumn, being new to the U.S., decided she wanted to pursue a career in the field of Nail Technology. Her intricate precision to detail excelled her work in the classroom. Autumn is a dedicated and in-demand employee at Luxe Salon and Spa in Lancaster, PA. Her enthusiasm, customer service techniques and love of the nail industry is a major asset to her clientele. Autumn specializes in acrylics, gels and nail art
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