Meet Joanne LaFata: ESI Royal Oak Admissions Director

At Elevate Salon Institute (ESI), Royal Oak, it’s our goal to help students overcome obstacles and reach their potential. Joanne LaFata, our admissions director, works every single day to help us achieve this goal. Since Joanne joined our staff in 2017, we are fully confident that any student or potential student at ESI Royal Oak can overcome roadblocks and achieve their dreams.

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5 Reasons Why Cosmetology School Could Be a Great Career Move

When you think about your future, do you see yourself in a career that allows you to be creative and follow your passion? Do you thrive in environments that are social, dynamic, and fast-paced? An education in cosmetology from Elevate Salon Institute (ESI), Royal Oak can provide you with the skills you need for this type of future. Here are five reasons why cosmetology could be an exciting option for you!
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What Can I Do With an Esthetician License?

An esthetician specializes in providing beautifying cosmetic treatments to the skin. This includes treatments like facials and waxing, as well as professional makeup application. If you’re interested in skin care and makeup, studying esthetics at Elevate Salon Institute (ESI), Royal Oak could be a good investment in your future. Not sure what jobs you can do with an esthetician license? Keep reading!
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Cosmetology FAQs

You’ve probably known people who studied cosmetology and heard the word more than once, but do you know what it actually means? Cosmetology is much more than cutting and coloring hair. If you’re passionate about all things beauty and have interest in a cosmetology career, read on!
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Tuition Help for Beauty School

Starting cosmetology school could result in added funds for school in the form of grants and federal aid, if enrolled before June 30th.

Need Help with Tuition? Passionate about the beauty industry but don’t think you can afford the education – – we can help!

Finding the money to pay for advanced education after high school can be confusing. Elevate Salon Institute wants to offer some information about financial aid that is available to cover your beauty school tuition. Instead of being intimidated by the FAFSA, financial aid
provided by the U.S. Federal Government, learn how to get started on getting financial assistance to take your career dreams to reality.

Beauty School tuition

 

If you’ve tried to come to beauty school but couldn’t afford it in the past, you are going to love this! June also holds a very desirable secret, starting cosmetology school could result in added funds for school in the form of grants and federal aid. You Must be enrolled By June 30th. Text JUNE to get started!

 

 

What Is the FAFSA?

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Student Federal Aid(FASFA). It is a completely free form. You should not pay for help to apply to the FAFSA. This program provides more than $150 billion to qualified students to help them pay for school. You should apply to FAFSA. Don’t worry about your age, race, immigration status or even if you’ll qualify. In some schools, even if you don’t qualify for a federal program, you may have other financial aid opportunities, but will have file the FAFSA first.

Types of Financial Assistance

  • Grants – typically, a grant is money that you don’t have to repay. If you withdraw from school before finishing a semester, you may have to pay the money back. There are different types of grants. If you qualify, this money is invaluable in paying for your education.
  • Work-study jobs – undergraduates qualify for certain jobs that pay minimum wage. You don’t have to pay this money back.
  • Student loans – when grants don’t cover the tuition, you might be able to take out a loan to cover the remainder of your education costs. However, you need to make sure you understand the terms and conditions of any loan. Before taking out a loan, count the cost.

One important thing to note about FAFSA is that the institution has to be an accredited school to receive federal funding. Not all beauty schools are accredited, because this is an extra step that has to be taken by the school to determine whether it meets certain standards. Elevate Salon Institute is an accredited beauty school, which not only helps you get federal financial aid, but also helps your employer determine that you went to a recognized and certified institution.

Contact our admissions advisers if you want to learn more about the enrolling now or before JUNE 30th opportunity, or to learn more about how to prepare for starting school in the near future. We will guide, support & teach you everything you need to know….that you didn’t know you needed to know! Call (248)-965-3352 to get started.

Salon Styled Saturdays

Holiday Spa Specials – Super Styled Saturdays!

Enjoy Exclusive Salon Specials Every Saturday In December! Check Back Each Week To See Your Opportunity To Save On Services, Spa Packages & Box Gift Packs, On Our Salon Services Page and listed below.

 

No Saturday Offer Will Be The Same. Book early and save on the specials that are important to you and your family.
We will be hosting Salon Styled Saturdays throughout the entire month of December starting December 9th. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on our salon savings, beauty tips & tricks and latest trends.  Watch our Facebook page for the upcoming specials the Tuesday before.
Book your appointment TODAY (248)965-3353 and let us get you styled for this holiday season!
SALON STYLED SATURDAYS – December 9th
1/2 Off Children’s Haircuts (12 and under)
1/2 Off Add-on Power Mixes
20% Off All Over Color or Retouch
1/2 Off ALL Wax
20% Off Treatment Facial
FREE Classic Manicure with Gel Pedicure
Book Early to Take Advantage of These Additional Offers!
Book your appointments between 9-11am and receive 30% Off products*
Book between 11am-2pm get 20% Off products*
Book between 2-4:30pm get 10% Off products*
*Exclusions Apply

Salon Styled Saturdays

December 16

FREE Classic Pedicure with Gel Manicure
$10 Shampoo & Blow Dry
1/2 Off Add-on Power Mixes
$15 Make-up
25% Off Balayage
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December 23
1/2 Off ALL Wax
20% Off Treatment Facial
$15 Make-up
$10 Shampoo & Blow Dry
1/2 Off Add-on Power Mixes
$10 Adult Haircut
$7 Senior Haircut
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December 30
$10 Shampoo & Blow Dry
1/2 Off Add-on Power Mixes
20% Off All Over Color or Retouch
$5 Eyebrow, Chin, or Lip Wax
25% Off Cleansing Facial
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Thank you for letting us help make your holiday season a little more beautiful!
ESI TEAM

Our Mission.

Elevate Salon Institute’s goal is to graduate highly trained professionals who are prepared to work in 21st Century Salons and Spas. We are dedicated to keeping our educational quality at the highest level in the cosmetology arts and sciences. Systems and programs are continually updated to stay abreast with our changing industry and to accelerate our student’s success. In addition, we prepare our students to pass the Michigan State Board licensing exam and preparation for employment.

The Gallery College of Beauty In Now Elevate Salon Institute

Same great owners but the name and location have changed

Elevate Salon Institute (Formerly The Gallery College of Beauty) is excited to announce that we have joined with L’Oreal Professionnel to create the 2nd ESI L’Oreal school in the USA. We have adopted L’Oreal standards of education and are becoming an integral part of an upward push in Education to ELEVATE or enhance Cosmetology Education. Part of our mission is to provide better trained, motivated salon ready- entry level professionals to the job market.