explore the experience

What’s it like to be a Jacksonville ELSA student?

Luxurious and welcoming, challenging and supportive — everything we do is designed to help you hone your craft and excel in your aesthetics career,

Inside your everyday at Jacksonville ELSA

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Inside and Outside the Classroom

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With small class sizes, daytime-only schedules, and a staff of highly experienced instructors, we offer an unparalleled student experience from the first day to graduation day.

Through a combination of academic learning and hands-on training at our luxurious aesthetics facilities, you will receive a comprehensive aesthetics education that prepares you for success in the aesthetics industry. Plus, each and every student will receive ZO Skin Health Products in their Student Kits and have the exclusive opportunity to become ZO Skin Health Certified!

In addition to mentorship from faculty and staff, you’ll also form relationships with your fellow students and make important aesthetics industry connections that will last long after your time at the academy is finished.

we accomplish this mission through exceptional instruction, a cutting-edge curriculum, and an authentic community IN JACKSONVILLE, FL.

With our Facial Specialist training we equip you with the tools to succeed in a wide variety of roles within the aesthetic industry.

So whether you’re brand new to beauty or you’re a seasoned pro looking to add a new skill set to your repertoire, we’ve got the aesthetics program, staff, and support you need!

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our JACKSONVILLE location

Our academy is located in sunny St. Johns, about twenty minutes south of Jacksonville, Florida. We proudly serve St. Johns and Duval County and the following areas: Jacksonville, Orange Park, Fruit Cove, Mandarin, St. Johns, Fleming Island, Nocatee, and Southside. Our students come from all over Florida and the United States to learn and benefit from our experienced and dedicated staff.

Ranked number two in the state for best counties to live in, St. Johns is a charming city with a growing population and beautiful local beaches, excellent shopping and dining, and plenty of activities to explore outside of your studies.

What’s more, you’ll find a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and ample opportunity for your burgeoning aesthetics career.

the process

How it Works

Start your Jacksonville ELSA journey in a few easy steps


Inquire about your program of interest

Fill out the inquiry form on our Get Started page in detail, and a member of our team will be in touch within 24 hours with more information and next steps.


Chat with a team member and schedule a complimentary tour

A member of our administration team will contact you via email or phone with more information and to help schedule an in-person tour of our facilities.


Tour our facilities

This 1:1 personalized tour is your chance to see where you would be learning, meet our team, and ask us any questions you may have face to face. We will also go over the application process in detail with you.


Apply for your program of choice

Once you decide we’re a great fit and you’d like to move forward, the next step is to apply for your program of choice by filling out and submitting the application form our staff gave you during your tour.


Enroll and attend

If you are accepted into one of our programs, we will equip you with all the necessary information to formally enroll and prepare for your studies. Congratulations and welcome to the Jacksonville ELSA family!

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Ready to get started?

Learn more about our Facial Specialist program.

I had the best time!

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I had the best time at Jacksonville ELS Academy and I truly felt prepared once graduating. I could not be more grateful for the amazing group of women working at Hello Smooth and Jaxels Academy
Emily Figueroa

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