Westchester School of Beauty Culture



Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, or looking to change careers, the beauty industry offers unlimited opportunities: hair stylist, colorist, platform artist, salon manager, publicist, makeup artist, nail technician—to name a few possibilities.

And, unlike many industries, trained professionals are always in demand. Regardless of the economy, people always spend money on professional services, because everyone wants to look and feel great. But becoming a licensed professional requires effort, dedication and hard work from YOU.

If you’ve got the determination and willingness to learn, the Westchester School of Beauty Culture will turn your dreams into reality. Regardless of your age, education or job history, our flexible training programs will let you train as a cosmetologist during the day, or at night at on Saturdays. You choose the hours that suit you.

Our top-notch instructors will encourage, inspire and teach you to become a licensed professional. Whether you study full-time, part-time or ¾-time, we’ll make it happen for you. Westchester Beauty School is open from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 P.M. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday and Thursday and 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Saturday. We also have a rotating admission schedule with new classes beginning on the second Monday of every month.


Hairdressing/cosmetology is Westchester Beauty School's most popular course. It combines classroom lectures and demonstrations with real-world, hands-on experience in our on-site clinic that’s open to the public. You’ll learn what you need to know to pass the State Board Test to obtain your license and begin your career in this exciting field.

Upon graduation, you will have a comprehensive array of skills that will enable you to cut, style, perm, straighten, and color hair; perform basic manicuring procedures and skills; have a knowledge of various skin care theory and techniques, as well as primary understanding of business concerns, customer relations, ethics and salon management.

Topics covered include:

  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Analysis
  • Hair Cutting and Shaping
  • Hair Coloring & Lightening
  • Shampoos, Rinses, Conditioners Treatments
  • Hair & Scalp Disorders & Diseases
  • Safety and Health Requirements
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemical Restructuring
  • Chemistry as Applied to Cosmetology
  • Nail Care and Procedures
  • Skin Care and Procedures
This course requires 1040 hours of instruction and takes between 9 and 13 months to compete. (The actual time depends on your schedule and whether you’re enrolled on a full- or part-time basis.)


This course is designed for the student who desires to expand his or her professional ability in esthetics. This course takes you step-by-step through the fundamentals and practical stages necessary to master the art of esthetics. The goal is to develop the esthetician skills needed to obtain your New York State license and obtain a position in the esthetics industry.

  • Facial and Body Procedures
  • Make Up Techniques
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Nutrition
  • Structure and Functions of the Skin
  • Paramedical Esthetic
  • Bacteriology
  • Superfluous hair
  • Chemistry as Applied to Cosmetics
  • Electricity and machines
  • Business practices
  • Safety and Health
  • Job skills
This course requires 600 hours of instruction and takes between 5 and 10 months to compete. (The actual time depends on your schedule and whether you’re enrolled on a full- or part-time basis.)

To see if a career in cosmetology, hairdressing and beauty is right for you, contact Westchester Beauty School on
(914) 699-2344 or click
here and we'll contact you.


Westchester School of Beauty Culture
6 Gramatan Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550 Phone (914) 699-2344



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