Marinello Schools of Beauty in Willimantic, Connecticut
Welcome to Marinello Schools of Beauty – Willimantic, Connecticut. For over 100 years, we’ve been training students from across the country in cutting edge beauty techniques and applications. For over 100 years, aspiring beauty professionals have been choosing Marinello Schools of Beauty to realize their dreams.
We’ve over 60 schools spread across seven states in the country making us the leading chain of beauty schools in the U.S.
Our Willimantic beauty school in Connecticut is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc. (NACCAS) and approved to operate in the state by the Department of Public Health.
Get the beauty education you’ve always wanted. Join Marinello Schools of Beauty today!
About our campus
Marinello Schools of Beauty, formerly Brio Academy, is a premier cosmetology school in Willimantic. We’re located in the Tyler Square business plaza on Main Street (Connecticut Routes 32/66). Our convenient location makes our Willimantic campus easily accessible from all parts of northeastern Connectictut.
Students at our Willimantic beauty school receive world class technical training from our experienced faculty. But there’s more to education than classroom instruction at Marinello Schools of Beauty. We provide our students ample practical experience and industry exposure to prepare them for the professional world that awaits them outside the campus.
So, our students participate in a variety of activities ranging from competitions and special events to community outreach programs and guest lectures. They also get to practice their skills on real clients at our student campus clinic.
The professional community of cosmetologists, hairdressers and hair stylists in Connecticut is 6,110-member strong. Our aim at Marinello Schools of Beauty is to grow this community by contributing a steady stream of new talent to it.
Schedule a personal tour of our campus today and watch your beauty career soar!
1320 Main St. Tyler Square
Willimantic, CT 06226
Telephone: (860) -423-6339
Toll Free Phone: (800) 648-3413
Programs we offer
We offer the following training programs at our Willimantic beauty school. Each program is designed to provide you the skills necessary to become a top cosmetologist, esthetician, manicurist or makeup artist.
- Cosmetology: Students enrolled in this program receive practical training and technical instruction in haircutting, hairstyling, hair coloring, texturizing, skin care, makeup, nail care, salon management and state board training.
- Esthetics (Skin Care): This program provides practical training and technical instruction in various aspects of esthetics including skin analysis, facials, hair removal, exfoliation, make-up, salon management and state board training.
- Nail Technology: Students will learn both technical classroom instruction in the science of nail technology and applied effort for practical operations. The course covers training in the anatomy, physiology and pathology of nails and skin; nail beauty techniques; and professional nail products and their uses.
- Specialty Workshops (Makeup Artistry): The workshop includes training in makeup artistry under the expert guidance of some of Marinello’s leading specialists.
Student Salon and Spa Hours
- Monday5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
- Tuesday10:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Wednesday10:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Thursday10:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Friday10:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Saturday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A Message from the School Director
Professionalism at the forefront, Marinello Schools of Beauty – Willimantic brings engaging, educational learning enhanced with extracurricular activities for real-world experience. Our instructors provide a variety of one-on-one learning environment and methods, which builds our students to enter the beauty and wellness industry. As our students embark on an ever growing, ever changing beauty and wellness industry, Marinello gives students the tools and skills necessary to advance through a successful and rewarding career.
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