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Fashion Focus Hair Academy

5 of 5 stars 105 Reviews

Great Career Opportunities! Day - Evening & Short Term Programs Available. We're Open to the Public & offer tremendous prices for all services.
2184 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
http://www.fashionfocusacad.com
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(941) 921-4877
 
Fashion Focus Hair Academy in Sarasota, FL LIFE IN BEAUTIFUL SARASOTA, FLORIDA Fashion Focus Hair Academy is located in exquisite Sarasota, and only a mile from Siesta Beach, that was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sarasota li...read more
Fashion Focus Hair Academy in Sarasota, FL LIFE IN BEAUTIFUL SARASOTA, FLORIDA Fashion Focus Hair Academy is located in exquisite Sarasota, and only a mile from Siesta Beach, that was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sarasota lies on the central west coast of Florida about 50 miles south of Tampa. This area has easy access to many other popular regions of Florida within a 3 hour or less drive. Access the visitors bureau website at http://www.sarasotafl.org to explore the community and all the amenities it has to offer. Byron and Richard Weintraub founded Fashion Focus Hair Academy in 1988. Their objective was to create a training program that would greatly enhance the graduates readiness for the salon industry and exceed the expectations of the employers who hire recent graduates.In order to achieve and maintain this objective, a quality staff is essential. The personnel at Fashion Focus hair Academy not only exceed the educational requirements, they also have many years of salon experience, and must update their education on a yearly basis.Most of the instructors have been employed by the Academy for over 5 years and recognize that there are various learning styles. Each student is encouraged to reach his or her potential and achieve success with the most positive learning experience.The dedication by the faculty and administration also provide and environment for learning fundamentals, technical, and people skills that are crucial to a prosperous career.
 
 

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Barber & Beauty Schools, Beauty Salons, Industrial & Trade Schools, Makeup Consultants & Studios

Hours of Operation

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  • Tue 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
  • Wed 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
  • Thu 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
  • Fri 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
  • Sat 08:00 AM-05:00 PM

Brands

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  • Dermalogica
  • OPI

Payment Options

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  • Debit Cards
  • Discover
  • Financing Available
  • MasterCard
  • Money Orders
  • More
  • Personal Checks
  • Travelers Checks
  • VISA
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Certification & Affiliations

  • National & State Accredited,

Customers Served

  • Residential

Products & Services

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  • Class & Program Hours
  • Cosmetics
  • Public Beauty Services

Specialties

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  • Pivot-Point Training

Additional Information

  • Scheduled Start Dates of Programs 2011 ALL COSMETOLOGY DATES ARE DAY and EVENING START DATES JANUARY 4th Cosmetology 4th Nails 11th Facial/Skin Care JULY 5th C... More Scheduled Start Dates of Programs 2011 ALL COSMETOLOGY DATES ARE DAY and EVENING START DATES JANUARY 4th Cosmetology 4th Nails 11th Facial/Skin Care JULY 5th Cosmetology 12th Facial/Skin Care FEBRUARY 1st Cosmetology 22nd Facial/Skin Care AUGUST 2nd Cosmetology 2nd Nails 23rd Facial/Skin Care MARCH 1st Cosmetology 1st Nails SEPTEMBER 6th Cosmetology 20th Nails APRIL 5th Cosmetology 12th Facial/Skin Care 26th Nails OCTOBER 4th Cosmetology 4th Facial/Skin Care MAY 3rd Cosmetology 24th Facial/Skin Care NOVEMBER 1st Cosmetology 8th Nails 15th Facial/Skin Care JUNE 7th Cosmetology 14th Nails DECEMBER 6th Cosmetology Because we offer both full and part time classes, there are no specific end dates The Academy is open Tuesday through Saturday. Saturday attendance is mandatory for all students unless there are childcare or employment exceptions. Day classes are available for ALL programs. Evening classes are available for the Cosmetology program. Length of program will vary based on the number of daily hours the student is in attendance. Fashion Focus Hair Academy offers flexible scheduling for all students. LEGAL HOLIDAYS The Academy is in session year round, but does observe the following holidays: New Years Day Memorial Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day 4th of July Christmas DayLess

In Business Since

  • 1988
  • Insured, Licensed

Areas Served

  • Sarasota, Manatee, Sarasota and Manatee

Ownership

  • Family Owned
 
 
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5 of 5 stars
Jun 13, 2014
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
Had my wedding party and myself go to the school for the hair and make up services a month ago. What a pleasant surprise. I could not find many salons who could do up do's but they knocked it out of the park. And the price was tremendous. The studen... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 18, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I just graduated from the school last week and it was an excellent experience. The Cosmetology instructors were always there for the students and really pushing being prepared for the salon industry by being salon ready. I have 3 job options now and... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Aug 6, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I went to the school last week with 2 friends for a spa day- what a great day we had!!! Facials, mani and pedi's as style and all was perfect. My friends and I will return. I liked their 3 card referral program where i can get a free service just by... (More)
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4 of 5 stars
Jul 1, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I just hired a graduate from Fashion Focus. She came to me with a full specialist license ( both a nail teach and an esthetician) . I had her do some services on some salon customers and they raved about not only the work she performed but also her... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Jun 20, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I have a spa in Pt.Charlotee, Fl and hired a new graduate from the school skin care program. I could not believe the excellent work she performed on our clients. On her first day she had 4 customers and they were all very happy with the facial they... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Jun 20, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I have a spa in Pt.Charlotee, Fl and hired a new graduate from the school skin care program. I could not believe the excellent work she performed on our clients. On her first day she had 4 customers and they were all very happy with the facial they... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
May 29, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
Had a very positive experience here. I was checking out schools in the area to see where I wanted to go for my facial training. I was not impressed with the Florida College of Natural Health- way to pushy and only had part time classes. they also tr... (More)
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4 of 5 stars
May 22, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I am a local salon owner for many years in Sarasota. Over the past 4 years I have hired 3 graduates from the school. 2 where Cosmetologist and one an Esthetician. I am really impressed with not only their skill level coming out of school but also ha... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Apr 26, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I wish I could add more stars for this review. My daughter had her hair done for prom and what a creative and beautiful updo they did. KUDOS to the students for their creativity and diligence in making the event that night so memorable. A happy mom!... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Apr 19, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
Fun place a a really good education. Finished school in Cosmetology and have been working in the biz for over a year and I am building a good client base. I felt that I was really prepared when I came out of school The salon success training really... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Apr 11, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I transferred my program from Sarasota Vocational school in 2012 into Fashion Focus Cosmetology program and I can say that it was the best move I have ever made. A great deal more of 1 on 1 education and a lot more advance training that I had receiv... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Apr 4, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
Wow- just passed my boards!!!! The advance theory classes really do better prepare you for the test. THANKS A LOT FASHION FOCUS- I am now an official hairstylist. B.R
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 26, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
WOW- just passed my state boards. I feel great!!! Fashion Focus did such a great job in all the prep work to prepare me for the test. But best of all I feel very confident that I will successful as a hair dresser because of the great people skills p... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 26, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
WOW- just passed my state boards. I feel great!!! Fashion Focus did such a great job in all the prep work to prepare me for the test. But best of all I feel very confident that I will successful as a hair dresser because of the great people skills p... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 21, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I took my two daughters in last week and they were treated very well by the staff and students- had hilites for both and they did a great job. I have had it done by professionals in the past and paid a lot more- no more- will be back. Jane E.
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 13, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I've been a nurse for over 15 years and wanted to take a huge career leap into the world of skin care. So I chose Fashion Focus Hair Academy's Skin Care Program, a 260 hour course, to obtain a Facial Specialist license. Deb Enslow, my instructor,... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 7, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I moved down to Florida with a license from New York and do do some extra hours at Fashion Focus- what a nice environment. All the staff were helpful and the students had a great attitude.It turned a a painful process into a great experience. Love... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Jan 16, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I transfered from another school and found the education at Fashion Focus so much better. I am graduating tis week and feel very comfortable with the education I received and the great interaction with all of the staff. The teachers are always there... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Jan 10, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
a great place to start your career ,really great hands on training
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5 of 5 stars
Jan 10, 2013
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
a great place to start your career ,really great hands on training
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5 of 5 stars
Dec 20, 2012
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
Fashion Focus was more than i could of hoped for. I learned how theres way more to being a stylist than cutting, coloring, and shampoo. I feel Fashion Focus helped me become a better person in and out of the salon, which i am forever grateful. The p... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Dec 17, 2012
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
it's a great school
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5 of 5 stars
Dec 12, 2012
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I transfered to the school from a local public vocational school. what a great difference in the educational quality. I am now actually learning something. Within 1 month I learned more than I did in the 5 months I spent there at the other school.
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5 of 5 stars
Nov 16, 2012
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I am a Spa owner in Bradenton and hired a graduate from the facial program from Fashion Focus Hair Academy. I have been in the industry for many years and I am very impressed with the knowledge and skill level the employee came to me with. I have hi... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 16, 2012
by anonymous
business
Fashion Focus Hair Academy 2184 Gulf Gate Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34231
USA
I have just completed a great of education at the school. Have started to work after passing the boards the first time. I really have great things to say about the great education and caring staff that assisted me in being salon ready. My employer t... (More)
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Fashion Focus Hair Academy in Sarasota, FL LIFE IN BEAUTIFUL SARASOTA, FLORIDA Fashion Focus Hair Academy is located in exquisite Sarasota, and only a mile from Siesta Beach, that was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sarasota lies on the central west coast of Florida about 50 miles south of Tampa. This area has easy access to many other popular regions of Florida within a 3 hour or less drive. Access the visitors bureau website at http://www.sarasotafl.org to explore the community and all the amenities it has to offer. Byron and Richard Weintraub founded Fashion Focus Hair Academy in 1988. Their objective was to create a training program that would greatly enhance the graduates readiness for the salon industry and exceed the expectations of the employers who hire recent graduates.In order to achieve and maintain this objective, a quality staff is essential. The personnel at Fashion Focus hair Academy not only exceed the educational requirements, they also have many years of salon experience, and must update their education on a yearly basis.Most of the instructors have been employed by the Academy for over 5 years and recognize that there are various learning styles. Each student is encouraged to reach his or her potential and achieve success with the most positive learning experience.The dedication by the faculty and administration also provide and environment for learning fundamentals, technical, and people skills that are crucial to a prosperous career.