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We collaborate with some of the best in the business to ensure that our students have experience working with the industry’s heavyweights. From Bumble and bumble to Clarisonic, we joined forces with the best-of-the-best to create top-notch educational programs.

Pivot Point

With more than 40 years of experience providing cutting-edge techniques and progressive information, Pivot Point is our educational provider for our Esthetics Program.


Cengage is our educational provider for our Cosmetology Hybrid, Hair Hybrid and Nail Technician Hybrid programs. Since 1927 Milady has provided curriculum to millions of beauty and wellness professionals.


Davines Group was founded by the Bollati family in Parma, Italy in 1983 as a high-end haircare research lab. After a decade of honing our expertise and formulas, the Davines brand was created. Since the start, we’ve focused on crafting quality products that are scientifically engineered for effectiveness and express our distinctive style and spirit. As a B-Corp company, we make everything with special attention to and respect for our environment. Davines products are still made in Parma today with a combination of the highest-quality natural ingredients and scientific rigor. As firm believers in curiosity, open-mindedness and exploration, and with a high regard for culture in all its forms, we are constantly developing concepts and products that challenge the mainstream conceptions of beauty. Though we are an international company, our roots are planted in our heritage as a family-owned lab, guided by the desire for quality products with timeless appeal.

Hattori Hanzo Shears

Hattori Hanzo Shears are used by many of the world’s top stylists. Whether it’s the cover of Vogue, New York Fashion week, or Back Stage on Broadway you will find Hattori Hanzo Shears going to work, making the world we live in a more beautiful place.

Cheryl Schaaf

Penrose Academy Medical Director – MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Cheryl Schaaf a Northern California native, is a highly motivated individual with a record of excellence and a passion for continued growth and learning. In August, 2015, Cheryl achieved her Master of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of South Florida.

A westerner at heart, Cheryl relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona with the goal to make a positive impact as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Cheryl performs excellent plastic postoperative care as well as aesthetic injectables and multiple non-invasive procedures including the use of laser and radiofrequency devices.

Cheryl’s favorite product is SkinMedica’s HA5. It keeps her skin radiant in the dry desert heat.


For more than ten years, SkinMedica has developed advanced products that help rejuvenate skin. Their skin care products contain specialty ingredients that improve overall appearance, which is why we’re advocates for their lines.

[comfort zone]

[ comfort zone ] was conceived in Parma, Italy, in 1996 as the skincare division of Davines Group, a family-owned company still in the caring hands of the Bollati Family. What began as a research laboratory and manufacturing site for the development of high-quality formulas has grown into an internationally awarded and distributed professional range of spa treatments and home care. The evolution of [ comfort zone ] rests in the vision and scientific background of the President Dr. Davide Bollati, pharmacist and cosmetic chemist, who has always valued extensive and constant research to support his commitment to excellence.


Founded in 1975, Joico is Penrose Academy’s exclusive color line. Their award-winning products are recognized in more than 60 countries and used by stylists worldwide.

Creative Nail Design

Since 1979, Creative Nail Design (CND) has developed pioneering products and services that improve beauty for hands and feet. We thrilled to work with Creative Nail Design as our nail care line.


Lumenis® is a global developer, manufacturer and distributor of laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) systems. With 265 registered patents, over 260 FDA clearances, an installed base of over 80,000 systems and a presence in over 80 countries, Lumenis® products are recognized worldwide.


Used and recommended by spas and dermatologists, Clarisonic Sonic Skin Cleansing Systems use a patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to gently, yet thoroughly, cleanse your skin. We use Clarisonic because cleaner skin is the first step toward healthier looking skin.


Millennium S.I. was founded in 1987 to provide the beauty & wellness industries with forward-thinking, powerful management software and vital tools. It began more than two decades ago when John Harms built a company based on revolutionary technology, outstanding support, and more importantly, a strong passion to educate salon owners on how to sustain success. Today, Millennium is utilized in thousands of salons and spas in over 36 countries and processes billions of transaction per year.

Color Code

The Color Code is the most revolutionary and accurate measurement of your personality available on the market today. The Color Code is incorporated into our classroom curricula as a powerful tool used to improve interpersonal skills. The Color Code Personality Assessment is unique for several reasons: first, it goes deeper than mere personality. It identifies Motive, why you do what you do. Secondly, The Color Code is easy to use and implement, using colors to represent driving core motives.

The Color Code is your best bet for understanding how to make sense out of life’s relationship puzzles.