Neal Farinah visits Phoenix House Career Academy’s Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at the Phoenix House Career Academy welcomed celebrity hairstylist Neal Farinah for a visit, speaking to our students about his career experiences and life in the world of entertainment and fashion. Neal is one of the industry’s most sought after hairstylists, styling Beyoncé, Michelle Williams, Solange, Mya, Kelly Rowland, and Keri Hilson. His creations are also featured in numerous music videos, an American Express commercial, and on the pages of Marie Claire and ELLE magazines. Neal owns and operates the  Neal Farinah Salon in Brooklyn, and is currently developing a line of hair products.

Even with his fast-paced schedule, Neal always keeps up on new techniques and trends, attends beauty and trade shows, and he strongly encouraged our students to explore and learn all branches of hairstyling in order to be truly successful and well rounded in the marketplace. “Learn it all – set a strong foundation of skills and build on it.” Wise words from a true pro! Our students had a wonderful session and learned a lot hearing from Neal firsthand. We are very grateful to have friends like Neal to help us guide our students in recovery to take advantage of every opportunity to learn and develop their skills at our vocational programs.

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  • Diana

    I am interested and would like more information in attending. I’ve tried to call but your mailbox is full so please email or call me at 718 450 6118

  • ljuliano

    Hi Diana – thanks so much for your interest, your contact info was forwarded & you will be hearing from us soon. Take care.

  • Ms Neely

    I would like to know if your students have to have drug addition to attend your cosmetology school.

  • ljuliano

    Phoenix House clients in our NY treatment programs do attend our vocational programs. We also have adult education evening courses for members of the local community, serving men & women over 21 years old. Your email address has been forwarded to our Director of Vocational Services, thanks so much for your interest.

  • Ruth hicks

    Would like more information on your cosomlogy course how can one apply

  • ljohnson

    Hi Ruth. Please contact Patricia Harmon or Vincent Panico at Phoenix House Career Academy: 718 222 6600. Thank you! –Liana Johnson, Phoenix House

  • Crystal

    I would like to enroll and attend day classes. Please forward me the requirements. Thank you

  • ljohnson

    Hi Crystal, please call the Cosmetology Center at 718 222 6600 or email for more information. Thank you for your interest. –Liana Johnson, Phoenix House