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Find answers to questions about L’Oréal Professionnel’s Academy classes.


What is the class schedule for classes held at the L’Oréal Professionnel Academies?


Academy NYC | New York, NY: Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM & Monday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Academy West Locations: Sunday & Monday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM




When should I arrive for any class?


Arrive 30 minutes prior to the agenda start time for registration.




When should I depart from any class?


Please allow yourself at least 2 hours for all airport departures and traffic.




What if I need to leave early from the class?


We discourage early departures from classes, as it can be disruptive for the other attendees, however we understand if you need to leave early. If you need to depart early, please inform the lead facilitator and front desk host before departure.




Who are the Academy staff?


Academy Manager: Eric Garza




How do I pay a registration balance?


We accept credit card, including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. We do not accept cash. You can also set up a payment plan by emailing or calling the Academy. Balances should be paid 30 days prior to class date.

Questions? Contact the Academy at: 
202-624-1752
[email protected]




What does the confirmation email include?


The confirmation email includes the class agenda, location and tool list for the program in which you registered for as well as a formal copy of your receipt of payment. Please save your confirmation email for your records.




I'm unable to locate my confirmation email. How can I get a confirmation email?


If you are unable to locate your confirmation email in your primary inbox, please check your junk or spam folder first. If it still cannot be located, please contact the Academy.

Questions? Contact the Academy at: 
202-624-1752
[email protected]




If I am registering for a class for my staff member, client or friend, whose contact information should I use?


On the first and second page of the registration form, you will have the opportunity to include both yours and your employees/clients e-mail address. You will both receive the confirmation email for the event.




Is a payment plan available?


Yes. The L’Oréal Professionnel Academy payment plan, for all individual Academy education classes, allows you to break down your education expenses into manageable installments.

-$200 registration fee secures your seat
-Tuition payment plan makes it easier for you to manage your bills
-Payment plans can range from 3-12 months
-Payment for payment plans can be handled via phone by contacting the Academy
-Final payment should be paid 30 days prior to class date

Questions? Contact the Academy at: 
202-624-1752
[email protected]


Can I pay for L’Oréal Professionnel Education with loyalty points?


Yes! You may pay for L’Oréal Professionnel education classes with points.

If you wish to redeem points to pay for a class, you must visit the LEVEL Loyalty Rewards website and choose the class that you’d like to attend.

Please note, programs with limited seats are first come, first served, and seats are not held. In the event of an over-sell, our team will contact you.

Visit LEVEL Loyalty Rewards




What is the L’Oréal Professionnel Academy cancellation policy?


If you need to cancel your reservation you must give 30 days' notice, before the event date, to receive a full refund of your deposit. L’Oréal Professionnel Academy is permitted not to refund your deposit if cancellation is after 30 days. Please contact the Academy with any questions you may have at 202-624-1752.




What tools do I need to bring?

We recommend that you bring the following tools to L’Oréal Professionnel Academy classes that fall into the below class categories. Once registered, please refer to your confirmation email to see if the tool requirements have changed.



Balayage Classes


* Tail combs
* Cutting combs
* 8 Duck bill clips
* 8 Butterfly clips
* Round bristle brushes
* Paddle bristle brush
* Blow dryer
* Color apron

Color Classes


* Tail combs
* Cutting combs
* 8 duck bill clips
* 8 butterfly clips
* Round bristle brushes
* Paddle bristle brush
* Blow dryer
* Color apron



Cutting Classes


* Cutting combs
* Shears
* 4 duck bill clips
* 4 butterfly clips
* Round bristle brushes
* Paddle bristle brush
* Denman brush
* Water bottle, diffuser
* Blow dryer
* 1 inch Marcel-iron
* Flat-iron
* Razor
* Blades
* Texturizing shears



Styling Classes


* Professional blow-dryer with nozzle
* Flat-iron
* 3/4"", 1"" & 1 1/2 inch curling irons
* Wet brush
* Flat paddle brush
*Mixed bristle styling brush (ie: Mason Pearson)
* Small, medium, and large round brushes
* Teasing brush
* Wide tooth comb
* Small and large tooth tail comb
* Water bottle
* Bungees
* Black & clear elastics
* Bobby pins
* Hair pins
* Sectioning clips
* No-crease clips
* Pin curl clips
* Duck bill clips



Development Classes


* Notebook
* Pen / Pencil
* Mobile phone
* Laptop computer and/or tablet



If you'd like to purchase tools, please visit Saloncentric.com




Are food and beverages provided?

Lunch is provided during L’Oréal Professionnel Academy classes.



Is there a dress code? What should I wear?


L’Oréal Professionnel Academy dress is casual, and we recommend wearing layers as temperatures can vary in the academy spaces.




Can I take photos or record video during my visit?


Yes, you may take photos so we recommend bringing your camera and/or smart phones. Recording video during classes is not allowed.




Are modeling opportunies available?


Yes! To become a model, follow these steps:
• Email current photos of your hair - front, side and back view.
• Describe what service you are interested in having: color, highlighting or cut.
• Provide current contact information where you can be reached

Questions? Contact the Academy at: 
202-624-1752
[email protected]




I have more questions, whom do I contact?


If you have any questions regarding registration or would like to speak to L’Oréal Professionnel Academy directly please call 202-624-1752 or email [email protected]