The Chillicothe Beauty Academy was originally opened in 1962 under the ownership of Mrs. LooLah (Lou) Cox. On April 2, 1962, the doors of the cosmetology school opened, and the rest is history. The Chillicothe Beauty Academy was one of Missouri’s finest Beauty School until it closed in October 2016. Mrs. MeLinda Kimmis purchased the Chillicothe Beauty Academy in May of 2017 and barbering courses were added in 2021.
Our facilities are heated and air-conditioned to provide a pleasant atmosphere year-round. The building contains 4,586 square feet of floor space.
There are two levels in our facility: the lower level contains a locker room two restrooms, dispensary, reception area, waiting area and clinic floor, admission office, instructor area, a laundry area and a break area.
The upper level contains a classroom and a library with supply storage. Our facility is smoke-free and is located in the downtown business district of Chillicothe, Missouri.
To provide a quality education in the Cosmetology field so the graduating students will be prepared to take the state licensure examination and become successfully employed in the cosmetology industry