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  • Located in Scotts Addition neighborhood, central to  Richmond, Virginia

  • Beautiful, innovative Academy

  • Offers both business development and technical training

  • Training is continually updated

  • 20+ Years of Experience

  • ASHI Training Facility

  • Offers 2 Diploma and 10 Certificate Programs

Stephanie J. Smith, Director, Administrator and Educator at LB Beauty Academy. Stephanie graduated from LB Beauty Academy with licenses in Barber, Cosmetology, Nails, Esthetics,  & Permanent Cosmetics. She holds an instructor license in each of these areas. Stephanie holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC. 

Founder (Retired), LaFarn L. Burton is a native Richmonder, educator, motivator and mentor. With over 20 years of experience as both a cosmetologist and business owner, she leads instills leadership in all of her staff.​ Mrs. Burton holds a Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Union University in Social Work and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mrs. Burton is licensed in nail technology , wax and esthetics.

LB Beauty Academy is unique to this community. We specialize in many aspects of beauty education and serve as a certified training facility for ASHI. Please connect with us today and visit our social media for an inside look.


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Veterans GI Bill, certified to operate by SCHEV

 Licensed by the VA Dept. of Professional  & Occupational Regulations

This institution is approved to offer GI Bill (R) educational

benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency


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