"Institute of Beauty Culture"

Santa Maria, California

What is IBC?

The Institute of Beauty Culture is a post-secondary school that prepares students as professionals in a growing industry.


325 East Betteravia Road

Santa Maria, California 93454

(805) 349-0200


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Is beauty the right career for you?

At the Institute of Beauty Culture, we will prepare you for a career that is rewarding, creative, and professional. It is also a glamorous way for you to make a difference in someone’s life. A career in beauty culture is right for you if

…you’re a recent high school graduate looking for a fun and good-paying career that won’t take years of college

…you’ve always had a flair for hair and makeup and want a creative challenge

…your children are grown and you’d like a career of your own

…you’re stuck in a dead-end, boring job, and you want more creativity

…you want a career that offers personal enjoyment and financial rewards

Why IBC?

We can take you to the top. We provide you with the most up-to-the-minute valuable education possible. You’ll learn hair design, hair color, makeup, skin care, and nail care. You’ll master the most advanced techniques and the most significant trends. The key to a prosperous career is a solid foundation and continuing programs. This is what we have to offer you. We have built a training system that lasts a lifetime.

Reasons to choose our Institute:

– You are ready to embark on a creative career

– You would like to graduate in a few as ten months

– You seek outstanding financial rewards upon graduation

– You enjoy fun and fast-paced work

– Classes are offered year round so you can start when you’re ready

– We have experienced, qualified instructors