Water Works

 The Academy


 At Water Works Academy, we deliver the most advanced training through more practical experience, hands-on applications, and updated techniques.   We are the only cosmetology school in Michigan to be partitioned off from a salon by a glass wall, offering a real-life salon atmosphere for our students.   

Our Academy team has over 40 years experience with the goal of creating a new standard of cosmetology education that meets both the state criteria and client demands.  We know there is more to this profession than just working behind the chair; therefore, we teach the business side of cosmetology as well, preparing our students for any path this industry provides.

Your career in cosmetology begins with a rewarding education at Water works Academy!




 Women                          $15

 Men                                 $12

 Kids (10 and under)      $8                        


  Highlight                                        $35+

  Root Touch-up                              $30+

  Color with Highlight                  $45+

  Root to Tip                                    $40+

  Balayage/Ombre                          $50+

  Toner                                               $20

  Additional color/lightener        $8/bowl


Brow wax                                       $8

Lip wax                                           $5  

Face wax                                        $15

Blow-dry Style                        $15

Updo                                         $35+

Conditioning mask                $16

Mineral Removal                    $16

Chemical Waving                   $35+



The 46 week, 1500 hour Cosmetology program incorporates the fundamentals and related subjects of hair, skin care, nail care, and makeup with professional business-building skills that are necessary for a well-rounded education in preparation for careers in the salon/spa industry.  Students receive theoretical knowledge and practical application through lectures, demonstrations, and clinic.  Preparations for the State Board Examinations are also a part of this unit for successful licensure.

Our Esthetician course covers the science, art, and business of skin care.  Throughout the required 400 hours,  you will be trained in facials, hair removal, makeup, skin care, bacteriology, and analysis of the skin.   Our program ensures that as a skin care specialist, you will offer the highest standard set of skills needed to adequately meet clients’ expectations.

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To be considered for admission, you with need the following:

  • Completed Admissions Application

  • Signed Policies & Procedures Agreement form

  • Letter of Recommendation (from a guidance counselor, teacher, employer, etc.)

  • Letter of Intent focusing on why and how you would be a good candidate for our Academy

  • A photocopy of applicant's driver's license or state ID 

  • A copy of candidate's High School diploma, High School transcript or Certificate of the General Education Diploma (must include the date and year of graduation.)

  • $100.00 non-refundable registration fee (Can be paid through PayPal link on this page.)

  • (Instructor courses only) Submit a copy of a state issued Cosmetology or Esthiology license or other proof of License eligibility.



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Contact Us!

502 W. Broadway St.

Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858

(989) 775-1500

info@waterworks salon.com


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