Welcome to Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy!

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Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy has been providing beauty educations in Orange County, CA since 1982. Here, students can develop skills for in-demand beauty professions. Turn your passion into a career in cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or makeup artistry!

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TESTIMONIALS

“I haven’t been to school in 3 years; then I started to come to Colleen O’Hara’s. I loved it from Day 1. I enjoyed every task I have done and have many new friends that will be life long. After the first week I realized I picked the right career and school to help me start my future. Colleen O’Hara’s will be something I remember and cherish for the rest of my life.”
Brandy Miller
“Colleen O’Hara’s is an amazing experience. It’s so fun to see everyone’s changes.
It’s a relaxed learning environment with instructors that all have something different to offer their students. Colleen O’Hara’s is a place I would recommend you come to start your future. I am sure glad I did!”
Ryan Mooney
“This Beauty School is a wonderful experience for all students and clients alike. The atmosphere is fun, creative, and laid-back so you can be you. The staff is supportive and extremely helpful. When you come here, you can feel the family oriented atmosphere all around. So come on in, and experience the love for hair.”
Sara Haga

PROGRAMS

Colleen O'Hara's California Beauty School

Cosmetology

Designed for students who want to learn the art of hair, skincare, and more. Learn the hows and whys of the beauty industry.
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Esthetician

Designed for students who want to learn more about the science of skincare. Learn more about our program.
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Advanced Esthetics

Designed for students who are looking to broaden their skills as an esthetician. Esthetics or Cosmetology license required.
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Barbering

Designed for students who want in-demand skills. Get more information about our program!
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Barber Crossover

Designed for licensed cosmetologists who want to enter the exciting field of barbering and men’s grooming.
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Makeup Artist

Designed for students who want a creative and fast-paced career! Learn more about our program.
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