VA Wax Academy (formerly The Pink Lotus Beauty Bar & School of Waxing) was founded in 2017. We are a state certified Wax Technician educational facility approved by the state of Virginia. We are located in Newport News, Virginia and offer several course options. For beginners we offer a 115 hour Certified Wax Technician Course. For licensed esthetician and cosmetologist, we offer a 4 hour face and full body course. We also have a wide selection of advance courses that can be taken as a certified wax technician, licensed esthetician or cosmetologist to increase your level of expertise. Please feel free to review our course schedule and offerings on our upcoming courses page.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
We are a Virginia State Certified WAX SCHOOL.
(WE are NOT an esthetician school)
After Completion of this course, you may take the State Board exam to receive your Wax Technician's License. This License is only valid in VA.
This is a hybrid program. (115-hours total online and face-to-face)
This program is NOT online only.
**Face to Face is reporting to class on your scheduled days
**Online is at your leisure during your class begin to end date.
Your start date depends on your CHOSEN schedule date.
Your time of completion depends on your schedule.
Any missed days will be made up.
Supplies needed for in-school only will be provided, including book.
Scrubs or all black attire is recommended.
PLEASE ENROLL NO LATER THAN 1 WEEK BEFORE CLASS STARTS!!
2023 Class Schedule
(More class schedules will be uploaded spring 2023)
Tuition- $2,200 (Book Included)
Pay in full OR deposit of $1,700 must be made and the balance must be paid in at least 2 INSTALLMENTS by the graduation date. *ALL INSTALLMENTS MUST BE MADE ON TIME.
SATURDAYS ONLY (6 weeks) 9am-4pm
May 6th-June 10th
June 24th-July 29th
Aug 5th-Sept 9th
Sept 16th-Oct 21st
Oct 28th- Dec 2nd
See you next year!
Tues & Thurs (3 weeks) 9am-4:00pm
April 4th- April 20th
May 2nd-May 19th
May 30th-June 15th
June 26th-July 18th (closed 4th of July)
Aug 1st- Aug 17th
August 29th- Sept 14th
Sept 26th- Oct 12th
Oct 24th- Nov 9th
Nov 28th- Dec 14th
See you next year!
ALL TUITION AND CLASS FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE!
We accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders & card payments.
START YOUR ONLINE PORTION TODAY!!
*Class schedules and tuition may be subject to change.
Wax Instructor's Program
TUITION: $4,000. (Must be paid in full)
This course will prepare you for different teaching techniques that will help prepare your students for the State Board. It will also help prepare you to run your own school, including helpful information to complete your school application.
NO STATE BOARD TEST!!
You will be written off at completion. You will then submit your training and verification form to DPOR to receive your professional license.
YOU MAY ONLY RECEIVE THIS LICENSE IF YOU HAVE YOUR VA WAX TECH LICENSE!
This License is only valid in VA.
No scheduled start dates. Start anytime!
*12-week program (Online & Face to Face)
*2 Days a week (in class) Current choice of days- Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
ALL TUITION AND CLASS FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
Cluster Lashes Class
In this class, you will learn to install cluster lashes (Not Individual/Mink lashes) on mannequin and live model. These lashes normally last about 2-3 weeks.
***You do not need a license to perform this service on a client
This class covers:
*Safety & Sanitation
*Care & Maintenance
*Kit Included with mannequin
These classes are held on Sundays or Mondays and is 3 hours long.
To enroll in our advanced courses, you must have a Wax tech, esthetician or cosmetologist license. The State Board Refresher Course is for our students that have delayed taking the State Board Exam (Please know, State Board information is subject to change so please be up to date).
4 hour Face and full body
Brow Wax and tint
Brazilian Only with hard Wax
State Board Refresher Course