10 best beauty and fashion colleges in Kenya

If you want to create a career in beauty and fashion industry in Kenya, then enrolling to a beauty and fashion college is one step in the right direction. There are many beauty and fashion colleges in Kenya that offer excellent services.Vera beauty and Ashleys have for long been the top rated fashion and beauty colleges in Kenya, but did you know there are a handful of this colleges? Here we shall look at the list of the best 10.

But first what will you learn in a beauty and fashion college?

In a beauty and fashion college, you can expect to learn a wide range of skills and knowledge related to the beauty and fashion industry.

Some common courses that may be offered include:

  • Hair styling and cutting
  • Makeup artistry
  • Nail care and design
  • Skin care and esthetics
  • Fashion design and construction
  • Textile design
  • Fashion styling
  • Merchandising and retail management
  • Business and marketing for the beauty and fashion industry
  • History of fashion and beauty
  • Trends analysis

You will also be provided with practical training in salons, fashion studios, and other industry settings to gain hands-on experience in the field. Some programs also offer opportunities for internships or co-op experiences with fashion and beauty companies to further enhance your skills and build your professional network.

10 best beauty and fashion colleges in Kenya

1. Vera Beauty and fashion College

Vera beauty is by far the most known beauty and fashion college in Kenya. The college has campuses in Nairobi, Eldoret, Meru and Nakuru.

Vera Beauty and Fashion College is a TVETA approved Technical and Vocational Training Institution, established in 1998 with the sole aim of equipping students with knowledge and skills to enable them start a successful career in the field of beauty and fashion. Apart from beauty and fashion courses, Vera beauty also offer training in Event Planning and Management, Baking Technology and Service, Entrepreneurship among others.

2. Ashleys Hair and Beauty Academy

The success of Ashleys Hair and Beauty Academy lies in the continuous endeavor of adopting new methodologies in cosmetology so as to remain abreast with the dynamic customer needs.

This is is a private Technical and Vocational Training Centre (TVC) located at the 4th Floor, Lyric House, in Nairobi County.

3. Beauty Point College

Beauty Point College is internationally recognized as a leading institution offering learners an edge in the cosmetology industry due to its specially designed courses.

Its headquarters are located at Beaver House along Tom Mboya Street and it boasts of 9 approved courses in hairdressing, beauty therapy, nail technology, barbering, modeling and cosmetology among others.

Contact: 0726856999

4. Unity College of professional studies

Having opened doors in May 2000, this training institution located at Shepherds building opposite Buruburu Police Station has grown and expanded to accommodate over 1200 students and provide diploma and certificate courses in more than 5 other disciplines besides hair, beauty, and fashion.

Contact: 0721-225428/0731277658

5. Azizi hair Beauty College

Azizi is a well known beauty college located along Tubman Road, Nairobi which offers training in hair, beauty, and bridal services.

It boasts of a team of respected beauty experts with strong experience and educational backgrounds who ensure they provide the best training for enrolled students.

Most courses offered, take 6 months and range from disciplines under cosmetology which equips students with skills that will always be in demand and have a wide variety of options.

Contact: 0790 459 918

6. Afro Beauty Academy

It is located in Lang’ata estate, Nairobi, It offers diploma and certificate courses in hairdressing, beauty therapy, cosmetology, hair cutting and styling, hair design and body adornment. For any inquiries, you can contact them on, 0720 830 327/ 020-2012277.

7. Dima College

Dima college is situated at Hamburg House above KCB Tom Mboya street. It is known for offering beauty therapy, management and hairdressing courses.

8. Alison Caroline Institute

It is located at Muthaiga shopping center along Limuru road in Nairobi, Kenya. It offers a good number of courses in waxing, nail enhancement, manicure and pedicure, spa and salon management, hairdressing, beauty and reflexology and gym instructor courses.

For further inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 733 529 291/ +254 733 848 567.

9. Lintons college of beauty

Lintons college of beauty is located at Kenrail Towers, 2nd floor Ring Road Parklands, Nairobi. It offers courses in hairdressing and design, beauty therapy, makeup artistry and skin care. For any inquiries, you can contact them on, 0714 870 037.

10. Pivot Point Hair Design and Beauty School

This college is located at Nairobi Central Kaunda st Lonrho hse, Starehe. It offers both certificate and diploma courses in hairdressing and design, salon management, fashion and design, cosmetology, beauty therapy, hair cutting and styling, body massage and body adornment. For more information, you can contact, 020-252 598.

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