Welcome College of Hair Design to the Douglas J Family!

Jun 19 2024

We are thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter in the Douglas J story! We have expanded our educational footprint by acquiring the College of Hair Design (CHD) in Lincoln, Nebraska. This strategic move not only extends our reach but also enhances the quality and breadth of education and support we can offer to our students.

Recognized as a leader in the salon and spa industry for over 55 years, the Douglas J family of companies is known for excellence in technical, creative salon business and education as well as providing the highest level of service to their guests and commitment to community. Douglas J has 11 locations, offering a complete menu of services in hair design and color, medical spa skin care, nails and massage therapy, as well as licensed education for cosmetology, esthiology, massage therapy and barbering.

A New Era of Educational Excellence

With the addition of CHD, our family now includes seven esteemed beauty schools across Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, and Nebraska. This growth is a testament to our commitment to providing top-notch education and training to aspiring beauty professionals. The integration of CHD into our network means that students will benefit from the combined expertise and resources of all our institutes.

What This Means for CHD Students

For students at the College of Hair Design, this acquisition brings a wealth of nationwide beauty school expertise and support. Here are some of the key benefits:

  • Enhanced Educational Resources: Access to cutting-edge educational materials and techniques, ensuring that students are at the forefront of the beauty industry.
  • Expanded Support Network: With a broader network of instructors and professionals, students can tap into a vast pool of knowledge and experience.
  • Operational Updates: Improvements in both educational and salon operations will streamline processes and enhance the overall learning experience.
  • Convenient Administration: CHD students will be able to make online tuition payments through the Douglas J website, providing a seamless and user-friendly online payment experience.

Bright Future Ahead

The acquisition of CHD marks a significant milestone in our journey to deliver unparalleled beauty education. We are dedicated to maintaining the high standards that both Douglas J and College of Hair Design are known for, while also striving to innovate and improve.

We are excited to welcome the students, faculty, and staff of CHD into the Douglas J family. Together, we will continue to cultivate a community of skilled, confident, and creative beauty professionals.

Stay tuned for more updates as we embark on this exciting journey together!