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We collaborate with some of the best in the business to ensure that our students have experience working with the industry’s heavyweights. From Bumble and bumble to Clarisonic, we joined forces with the best-of-the-best to create top-notch educational programs.

Pivot Point

With more than 40 years of experience providing cutting-edge techniques and progressive information, Pivot Point is our educational provider for our Esthetics Program.


Milady is our educational provider for our Cosmetology Hybrid and Nail Technician Programs. Since 1927 Milady has provided curriculum to millions of beauty and wellness professionals.

Bumble and Bumble

Penrose Academy is the world’s only Bumble and bumble University Partner School. What does that mean? It means that in addition to being the academy’s exclusive hair care line, we are the only beauty school on the planet to incorporate Bumble’s proprietary styling techniques and editorial approach into our curriculum, which provides our students with advanced methods of hair design that can’t be found anywhere else.

Ergo Styling Tools

Hair styling is a fantastic profession, but it can be tough on the body. Every ERGO™ styling tool comes from the creative minds of the ERGO Artistic Team and is designed to make hair styling easier, more fun and ultimately more rewarding.

Hattori Hanzo Shears

Hattori Hanzo Shears are used by many of the world’s top stylists. Whether it’s the cover of Vogue, New York Fashion week, or Back Stage on Broadway you will find Hattori Hanzo Shears going to work, making the world we live in a more beautiful place.

Cheryl Schaaf

Penrose Academy Medical Director – MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Cheryl Schaaf a Northern California native, is a highly motivated individual with a record of excellence and a passion for continued growth and learning. In August, 2015, Cheryl achieved her Master of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of South Florida.

A westerner at heart, Cheryl relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona with the goal to make a positive impact as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Cheryl performs excellent plastic postoperative care as well as aesthetic injectables and multiple non-invasive procedures including the use of laser and radiofrequency devices.

Cheryl’s favorite product is SkinMedica’s HA5. It keeps her skin radiant in the dry desert heat.


For more than ten years, SkinMedica has developed advanced products that help rejuvenate skin. Their skin care products contain specialty ingredients that improve overall appearance, which is why we’re advocates for their lines.


Dermalogica is the top selling professional skin care line worldwide. They provide advanced training through the International Dermal Institute (IDI), which is considered the gold standard for postgraduate skin and body therapy training. With more than 40 locations worldwide, we’re proud to represent their line in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Founded in 1975, Joico is Penrose Academy’s exclusive color line. Their award-winning products are recognized in more than 60 countries and used by stylists worldwide.

Creative Nail Design

Since 1979, Creative Nail Design (CND) has developed pioneering products and services that improve beauty for hands and feet. We thrilled to work with Creative Nail Design as our nail care line.


Lumenis® is a global developer, manufacturer and distributor of laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) systems. With 265 registered patents, over 260 FDA clearances, an installed base of over 80,000 systems and a presence in over 80 countries, Lumenis® products are recognized worldwide.


Used and recommended by spas and dermatologists, Clarisonic Sonic Skin Cleansing Systems use a patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to gently, yet thoroughly, cleanse your skin. We use Clarisonic because cleaner skin is the first step toward healthier looking skin.


Millennium S.I. was founded in 1987 to provide the beauty & wellness industries with forward-thinking, powerful management software and vital tools. It began more than two decades ago when John Harms built a company based on revolutionary technology, outstanding support, and more importantly, a strong passion to educate salon owners on how to sustain success. Today, Millennium is utilized in thousands of salons and spas in over 36 countries and processes billions of transaction per year.