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  • Why Esthetics Schools Matter
    April 12, 2023

    Esthetics schools may not seem like the most glamorous option when it comes to higher education, but they have the potential to transform lives and careers. From skincare to makeup to hair removal, estheticians are skilled professionals who specialize in enhancing and maintaining the beauty and health of the skin. Whether you’re looking to pursue […]

  • Circadia Skin Care – TSPA DC Uses The Best!
    March 2, 2023

    Circadia Skincare products are an innovative line of skincare products that use natural, botanical-based ingredients to nourish and protect the skin. They are plant-based and contain a variety of ingredients that help to improve the skin’s overall health and well-being. The key goal of Circadia Skincare is to promote healthy, radiant skin and fight the […]

  • Education Doesn’t Stop After Graduation
    February 21, 2023

    The modern day salon or spa is a place where people go to relax, be pampered, and look and feel their best. With the advancement of technology and modern techniques, there is a sharp increase in the demand for educated, more competent service providers in the beauty industry. Today’s salon or spa business must offer […]

    February 2, 2023

    The Salon Professional Academy in Washington, D.C. would like to send a HUGE thank you to all of our friends, family and guests for making January 2023 our BIGGEST month EVER for our students! During the month of January, our students were able to refine their respective craft on over 450 (FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY!) […]

  • TSPA DC Weekly Promotions!
    October 12, 2022

    Beginning the week of October 11th, 2022, TSPA DC will offer weekly specials!  Our goal is to highlight student services that showcase the amazing skill our students have!  Check back here weekly for updated specials! Check out this week’s specials below! Click HERE to book or call 202-216-9700 ext 101 to book! Signature HydraFacial: $50 […]

  • TSPA DC 2nd Annual Drag Race!
    May 26, 2022

    The Salon Professional Academy loves to celebrate and we wanted to end Pride Month with a huge celebration! Please join us for our first ever DRAG RACE! This amazing event will take place on Sunday June 26th 2022 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  That morning our student teams, made up of both cosmetology and esthetic students, […]

  • TSPA DC now offering HydraFacial Services!
    February 24, 2022

      With the addition of our Masters Esthetics program, TSPA DC has added an entire new list of services to it’s Student Salon Services!  If you have not seen all of the new additions, you can check them out here. One of the most exciting additions to our list of services is the HydraFacial!  This […]

  • Student Conversations!
    August 13, 2021

    Ever wonder what our students have to say about their experience enrolled in one of our TSPA programs?  Well, now is your chance to find out!  Shewit Aklilu, our Director of Admissions, interviews a newly enrolled esthetics student to find out what she has to say about her time with us!  What was distance learning […]

  • NEW Salon Service Menu
    July 13, 2021

    COVID-19 has given a lot of us, businesses included, time to pause and reflect on the world in which we live.  How do we contribute to our community?  In what ways do we try and make a positive impact on those that we sever?  The Salon Professional Academy has been no different. In an effort […]

  • Drag Race Success!
    July 8, 2021

    It’s taken us just over a week to fully process what happened at the Academy on June 27th.  To be honest, we were expecting *maybe* a handful of people to show up.  At about 1:15pm we all realized that we were (gladly!) very, very wrong.  The Academy was PACKED with friends, family, alumi, salon owners/stylists […]

  • Meet Circadia!
    June 15, 2021

    The Salon Professional Academy in D.C. has recently partnered with Circadia as an additional skin care line for our esthetic students! Their philosophy centers around mirroring the circadian rhythms of the sun. Their products offers a full range of solutions to every day skin care needs! They bring exciting new treatment protocols for our esthetic students […]

  • Pick 3 at TSPA in DC!
    June 9, 2021

    Our most incredible esthetics promotion is BACK…BACK…BACK AGAIN! Through the month of June pick any of the 3 services listed on the promotional flyer below for only $30!!! WHAT are you waiting for?  Call our front desk coordinator now and reserve your slot with one of our talented esthetic students! 202-216-9700

    May 25, 2021

      The Salon Professional Academy loves to celebrate and we wanted to end Pride Month with a huge celebration!  Please join us for our first ever DRAG RACE!  This amazing event will take place on Sunday June 27th 2021 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. That morning our student teams, made up of both cosmetology and esthetic […]

  • Mom Always Knows Best!
    May 18, 2021

    We love good reviews from guests!  We ESPECIALLY love good reviews from our graduates.  In this case, we received an email from the mother of one of our recently graduated cosmetology students.  It’s been a tough year trying to operate and maintain the quality of education we expect out of ourselves for our students.  As […]

  • What Inspires Our Students?
    May 13, 2021

    Ever wonder what inspires some of our students about cosmetology and why they chose that career path?  Well, we were too and we asked them exactly that question!  Here are the first two of those videos in which they explain why they love this career, what motivates them to continue and WHO pushes them forward! […]

  • Monday Morning Energy!
    May 10, 2021

    Pre-COVID, we started each and every day at The Salon Professional Academy with something called “ENERGY!”  Basically, it’s a dance party!  This was a simple way to bring our entire student body together, create positive energy, group cohesion and bring a little fun to our day.  We’ve missed our energy sessions since we reopened, but […]

  • Bring Your Best!
    April 26, 2021

    The Salon Professional Academy is proud to announce its FIRST annual BRING YOUR BEST night!  Are you a salon/spa that has an employee you think would be an amazing cosmetologist?  Are you tired of training new staff for months after they have graduated from school?  If so, we want to meet them!  Over two days, […]

  • 2021 Redken Diamond Academy Award
    April 19, 2021

      The Salon Professional Academy, D.C. is so honored to announce that we were awarded the 2021 Diamond Academy Award by Redken.  This is a huge honor for our Academy and we could not be happier.  The last year has been tough, working through COVID, but we knew we had a commitment to our students […]

  • Wanna BOGO….longer? PLUS Rebooking & Retail Games!
    March 31, 2021

      Book online here Due to overwhelming demand, we are extending our BOGO promotion through the end of April!  Ever want to try a deep conditioner?  A manicure?  Thinking of pampering yourself and letting our esthetics students perform a 30 or 60 minute facial?  NOW is the time to try them all! With our BOGO […]

  • Lived In Look Tutorial
    March 31, 2021

    Looking for that effortless, lived in look?  Ever find that achieving that result takes more work (and practice!) sometimes than a sleek style?  Redken Brand Ambassador, and stylist favorite, Sam Villa shared this video on his Facebook page as a tutorial on how to get the effortless look without a lot of effort!  Check it […]

  • Booking A Service Has Never Been Easier!
    February 23, 2021

    We understand!  In the fast paced world we all live in, sometimes calling in to book a service with one of our AMAZING students isn’t always convenient.  To help make things easier, The Salon Professional Academy, D.C. has now enabled online booking for our Student Salon Training Area Services!  Follow the link below, create your […]

  • Do You Know How To Use Bobby Pins & Hair Pins Correctly?
    February 16, 2021

    Bobby pins and hair pins are two of the most commonly used tools in a stylists toolbelt. Additionally they are the most commonly MISUSED tools as well. Sam Villa, Redken’s Global Artistic Directory, creates some of the best free education on the internet. His love for his craft AND each stylist he comes in contact […]

  • Graduate Conversations!
    December 16, 2020

    TSPA, D.C. sat with recent esthetics graduate, Tenacia, and asked a few questions about her time here at The Academy as well as her future. Take a look! Q: What were some of the challenges you encountered and how did you overcome them? A: A couple challenges were finances and also trying to keep my […]

  • Fall Hair Tips!
    October 21, 2020

    Now that the summer is coming to an end, it’s time to switch up your hair care routine. The cooler fall weather brings dry, cold air which can make your locks frizzy, brittle and unmanageable. The seasonal dip in temperature can lead to a closed cuticle, but the changes to not end there! To work […]

  • Finding Inspiration
    October 7, 2020

    Inspiration is a motivational state that helps people create, but it isn’t always easily called upon. Many factors can play a part in blocking inspiration, whether you’re feeling weather-related blahs, finding yourself easily distracted, or just have a sense that your life could use some perking up. There are times all of us could use […]

  • Skincare Tips for the Best Skin of Your Life
    August 14, 2020

    Everyone dreams of beautiful, flawless, glowing skin, but with new products coming out every day it can be a bit intimidating. Don’t worry, we are here to help with a few tips to make your ideal skin a reality. Find the correct cleanser for your skin type. For oily or acne-prone skin, a salicylic gel […]

  • Clipper Class with Quency!
    February 14, 2020

    We love bringing guest instructors into The Salon Professional Academy!  Especially those that we have known forever and admire so much!  Quency Valencia is the owner of Salon Quency on U St in NW, D.C.  He has been a stylist in the D.C. area for many years and has built quite the following in the […]

  • Celebrating Student Success
    February 14, 2020

    We love to celebrate here at The Salon Professional Academy!  It’s in our DNA and part of our culture.  As an Academy, we believe that any achievement is worth celebrating.  These “wins,” as we like to call them, come in all shapes and sizes.  FINALLY mastering the art of foiling, nailing your foundations esthetics facial […]

  • Meet the Owners of TSPA DC: A Team Dedicated to Growth and Education
    February 14, 2020

    To run a successful beauty school, you need to have the right owners. Owners are the face of the school and the individuals who set the tone for a school’s culture and environment. Since first opening in January 2017, The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), DC has been committed to education and helping cosmetology students grow professionally. Such […]


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