Cosmetology, Hair, Beauty & Massage School in Des Moines, Iowa

8805 Chambery Blvd. | Johnston, Iowa 50131

La’ James International College is located in Johnston, a northern suburb of Des Moines, just off of Interstate 35 South/80 West behind McDonalds, Johnston Charter Bank and Gusto Pizza.


Monday: 10am – 5 pm
Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 9am – 8pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 8am – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Complete Your Health and Beauty Education at LJIC Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Esthetics and Nail Technology Career College in Des Moines!

Located in Johnston, a suburb of Des Moines, LJIC welcomes you to jumpstart your health and beauty career with us! Our classes are taught by industry-leading instructors with decades of combined experience in the business, and our curriculum is up to date, cutting edge, exciting, and very much in demand. Our campus is the first in the nation and the only school in Iowa to offer the flexibility of a 3 Day Hybrid Online schedule or the Traditional 5-day schedule, allowing you to work around your existing life schedule.

Health and Beauty Classes in Des Moines, IA

If you’ve been searching for a top-rated health and beauty academy in Des Moines that offers in-depth courses, flexible scheduling, and easy enrollment, your search just got a whole lot easier – welcome to La’ James International College! Earning your Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Esthetics or Nail Technology license will be exciting, convenient, and fulfilling when you’re a student with us. In fact, we’re an industry leader in Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Esthetics and Nail Technology programs in Iowa, and our 50+ years as an exemplary health and beauty school proves it.

Dive into training for the career of your dreams as you gain up-to-the-minute knowledge on everything from services and methods to styles, trends, and more here at LJIC. No matter what your passion is, let it drive you through your journey to earning the credentials you’ve dreamed of – make it happen at La’ James International College!

We offer easy enrollment and our guidance doesn’t just stop when our students graduate, which is just one more reason to choose LJIC. We have alumni services to help you find the perfect fit for a job after you graduate. LJIC also offers FREE LIFETIME Continuing Education to keep your licensure current.

The Des Moines campus offers education for CosmetologyEstheticsMassage Therapy and Nail Technology; call 888.880.2106 and press 1 for Admissions for more information and to schedule your tour!

Be Our Guest

View our service menu and discover what LJIC is all about! Make an appointment by calling 888.880.2106 and press 2 for Guest Services.

La’ James International College reserves the right to adjust salon and spa business hours. Walk-ins are welcome but to ensure availability please schedule appointment through Guest Services. If you are planning for a large party or group, please schedule with Guest Services at least two weeks prior to event.


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