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November 18, 2020

Pursue Your Passion for Beauty This Year

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It’s no secret that when you love what you do, work doesn’t feel like work. For those with a deep-rooted passion for beauty, the beauty industry presents a world of endless opportunities, creativity, and self-expression. If you’ve been contemplating a career in beauty, there’s no better time than now to take the leap.

Channel all those good New Year’s resolutions into your future education and see if Keune Academy by 124 might be the perfect fit for you. Located in the heart of Lawrenceville, we provide programs in cosmetology and hair design. Contact us to schedule a tour and find out if we could be the right school for you.

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Why Pursue a Career in Beauty?

The beauty industry isn’t just about looking good; it’s about feeling good, too. The desire to enhance one’s appearance and boost self-confidence is universal. This, combined with the ever-growing demand for beauty services, has turned the beauty industry into a thriving and recession-resistant field. Here are a few reasons why pursuing a career in beauty can be the right move for you:

Diverse Career Opportunities

The beauty industry offers an array of career paths, from hair styling and makeup artistry to skincare and nail technology. Whether you dream of becoming a celebrity makeup artist or a sought-after hair colorist, there’s a niche for every passion.

Personal Satisfaction

The feeling of making someone look and feel their best is incredibly rewarding. If you have a passion for transforming lives through beauty, this industry allows you to do just that.

Creativity Unleashed

Beauty professionals are artists in their own right. They sculpt, color, and enhance their canvas, whether it’s a client’s face, hair, or nails. If you have a creative streak, this is your playground.

Job Security

The beauty industry is resilient to economic downturns. People always want to look and feel good, regardless of the state of the economy. So, you can count on a steady stream of clients.


Beauty professionals often have the flexibility to set their own schedules, making it an attractive option for those seeking work-life balance.

Students at Keune Academy by 124


We are located in the heart of Lawrenceville and take pride in our city. There are so many things we love about Lawrenceville, and we also love serving our community! Here are a few of the benefits of choosing Keune Academy by 124 for your beauty school education.

Comprehensive Programs

We offer a range of programs that cater to various aspects of the beauty industry. Whether you’re interested in cosmetology, hair design, esthetics, or makeup artistry, Keune Academy has a program to suit your aspirations.

About Our Cosmetology Program:

If you are passionate about hair, makeup, and nails, then our cosmetology program might be perfect for you! In fact, you can complete our full-time course in less than a year! Our 1,500-hour program is designed to teach you skills in:

  • Haircutting and styling
  • Hair coloring
  • Texturing and perms
  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • Skincare services
  • Makeup
  • Business Education
  • And much more

An education in cosmetology can prepare you for several different jobs. Whether you want to work in a salon or spa, own a salon, or become a celebrity or special effects makeup artist, a foundation in cosmetology can give you the tools and skills to move into a career you’re passionate about.

Read More: Where Do Cosmetologists Work?

About Our Hair Design Program:

If hair is your main interest our hair design program may be the program for you! This program is slightly shorter than our cosmetology program, which makes it possible to become a licensed beauty professional in less time! It’s possible to complete this program in as little as 38 weeks.

We’ve been providing an education in hair design since we opened our doors in 2006. As a student in our program, you can learn:

  • Hair cutting
  • Hair coloring
  • Color correction
  • Formal styling
  • Makeup
  • Texturing services
  • Business Education
  • And more

As part of both of our programs, we have partnered with Pivot Point International to provide a more flexible curriculum that helps students of many different learning styles.

By including this curriculum, we have added iPads to our student kits. That way, our students can more easily take their education with them wherever they go! Our students’ needs and learning are priorities here at Keune Academy by 124. Learn more about how education by Pivot Point could benefit you!


As part of an education at Keune Academy by 124, you can expect to have opportunities to give back to the community, such as participating in our Beyond the Ribbon event, which supports cancer victims beyond their diagnoses. By stepping in to help with financial concerns like house or car payments, Beyond the Ribbon strives to empower individuals through their treatments and beyond.

This isn’t the only education we’ve helped. You can learn more about a few of our favorite events we’ve done in the past, and you can expect similar opportunities during your time at our school!


We use high-quality Keune products in our salon, where all services are provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals. You can get real-world experience while using products that have been around since 1922!


Financial aid is available to those who qualify, which means it’s possible to make beauty school affordable! There are a variety of scholarships, grants, and loan options available to future students of Keune Academy by 124. Reach out to our admissions team to learn more about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) to see what you may qualify for.


If you are someone who loves helping others feel good about their looks, consider pursuing a career in the beauty industry this year! It’s possible to do so in a safe environment with instructors who want to support you from step one.

Don’t wait any longer to pursue your dreams. As a first step, reach out to our team to schedule your tour of our school. You can learn more about how we keep each and every student safe, plus what an education at Keune Academy by 124 looks like! We’ll also help you start the application process and answer any questions about our programs, class schedules, and financial aid, so you can feel confident in your decision to pursue beauty school this year.

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