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October 19, 2021

Why Choose JD Academy of Salon + Spa?

Professionally-Focused Education

At JD Academy of Salon + Spa, we know that becoming a successful beauty professional means more than just styling hair and giving facials. The world of beauty is filled with creativity, and business sense, mixed with meeting client needs and exploring new techniques and styles. The beauty industry is always changing and those people who are involved in it can’t get enough!

If you’re looking for different options on where to attend cosmetology or esthetician school, you’ll want to check out JD Academy of Salon + Spa and what we have to offer our students.

Our Programs

Our programs at JD Academy of Salon + Spa are designed to help our students succeed in the world of beauty. Whether you are interested in styling hair or giving facials, there’s something for everyone at our school! We have a dedicated staff that is ready to help you learn, study, and excel your way into the world of cosmetology or esthetics.

All of our curriculum, no matter which program you pursue, includes:

  • Hands-on learning and experience in a student salon and spa
  • Small class sizes for an individualistic learning environment
  • Portfolio creation and assistance
  • Business and marketing training
  • California state board preparation
  • And more!

Take a look into what you can learn if you go into either our cosmetology or esthetics program!


If you’re head over heels for learning all about the world of hair and skin, then we are ready to help show you how you can make a dream career out of it. Our cosmetology course is 1600 hours and is prepared to help you learn the necessary skills it takes to pass the California state boards and become a professional in the beauty industry.

Here’s what you can expect to learn while in studying at JD Academy of Salon + Spa:

  • Health and safety procedures or working in the beauty industry
  • Wet hair styling
  • Chemistry for the cosmetologist
  • Scalp and hair treatments
  • Haircutting
  • Chemical straightening
  • Thermal hair styling
  • Permanent waving
  • Hair coloring
  • Eyebrow beautification
  • Makeup application
  • A variety of facial services
  • And more!


If focusing on the skin is more your style, we’ve also got a great esthetics program that’s ready to help you pursue a career helping others achieve amazing skin. This program is great for anyone who has a passion for beauty and helping others, and you can do so much good as an esthetician. Check out some of the things you can learn more about when you sign up for our esthetics program:

  • Health and safety procedures of working in the beauty industry
  • Chemistry for estheticians
  • Manual, electrical, and chemical facials
  • Eyebrow arching and hair removal
  • Makeup application
  • Anatomy and other courses designed to help you master the science of the body
  • And more!

Flexible Scheduling

If you’re busy enough as it is, but know that pursuing an education in beauty could turn your life into a dream-come-true, it’s important to know that we also offer multiple schedules to choose from to fit your lifestyle.

We offer:

  • Day full-time classes – 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday – Saturday
  • ¾ Day classes – 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday – Friday
  • Day part-time classes – 9 am – 2:30 pm, Tuesday – Saturday
  • Night part-time classes – 5 pm – 10 pm, Monday – Thursday

We offer year-long enrollment, but classes can fill up quickly so make sure you reach out to our admissions team to get a spot at your preferred start date!

Financial Aid Options

One of our biggest missions at JD Academy of Salon + Spa is to never let the cost of beauty school be the hurdle that stops you from reaching your dreams. We have a dedicated admissions team that is ready to help you find different options available to you for helping you pay for an education with us.

We are accredited so we can accept *federal financial aid such as grants, and student loans and we accept VA benefits as well.

We have many students who have faced the hurdle of paying for school, but we want to see you succeed and reach those goals no matter what!

Come Tour Our School To See What Else Makes Us Unique!

If you’re still not convinced we’re the perfect fit for you, then come into our school and take a tour of our location, meet our instructors and students, and see for yourself! JD Academy of Salon + Spa can offer you many benefits as you start your beauty journey! Best way to sign up for a tour? Fill out any form on our website, and our admissions team will get in contact with you, or just give us a call!

Check out our Instagram page to see some of the amazing work our Danville, California students produce, and we hope to see you here at the Bay area to learn more about how you can get started on your path to beauty school today!

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify

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