About Us

Luckes Beauty Academy is an accredited institution and meets the standards set forth by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS). It is also certified to operate by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia(SCHEV).



Our instructors are professionals who are passionate about teaching.  Acting as mentors and leaders, they provide a quality education with a hands-on, supportive and motivating approach.



Classes are not overcrowded so that students are able to receive more individualized attention and more clients to hone their skills.  A wonderfully diverse student body makes for an interesting and stimulating school environment.

Clarice Thomas/President



Clarice Thomas and her mother, Bernice Luckes ( retired) founded Luckes 
Beauty Academy in 1998.  Ms. Thomas is a licensed cosmetologist with 27 years of experience, a licensed cosmetology instructor with 15 years of experience, and the

CEO of Luckes Beauty Academy for the past 12 years. Ms. Thomas regulary styles hair for local fashion shows and photo shoots, produces local student competitions and has won numerous awards. 

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