About Our Academy

Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy is unlike any other beauty school in the country. Our industry leading techniques allow us to provide the highest quality education. Our instructors will ensure each student’s personal growth and development leading to a successful career in the beauty industry.

MN Brow Lash & Medspa Academy

Why Us

  • Our academy is recognized and licensed as a Private Career School with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education per pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832
  • We are licensed under the MN Board of Cosmetology, License #22001519
  • We are a licensed Body Art Facility under the Health Department
  • Our Training Master is recognized by World Wide Trainers Academy S as their Craft Master
  • Unlimited Lifetime Support: It is completely FREE to retake courses for continued support.
  • Partnered with our full Medical Spa our Training Institute is under the direction of a Medical Director.

Microblading & Permanent Makeup Courses

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The state of Minnesota Health Department regulates these body art programs: piercing, tattoo, body arts, dry tattoo, microblading and permanent makeup services. https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/providers/bodyart/index.html
  • To obtain a body art license in the state of Minnesota, you are required to apprentice under a body art supervisor ( who is fully licensed in MN ) for 200 hours hands-on human skin time.
  • An application for a temporary body art license is required to be filled out by both the student and the qualified supervisor. This application (along with paid fee) is required and will need approval by the MN Health Department before any live model or permanent makeup service procedure can be performed.
  • It is a misdemeanor offense if you violate this statute. Forms and application of the temporary technician license can be found at:

Students are not required to possess a cosmetology license to take the permanent makeup training.Students may choose to take any of our courses based on current skill sets and desired career goals. The course(s) will certify and train the student with the basic knowledge and skills to start practicing.

During the course(s), live model practice is an option for students to choose if they wish (with paid fee). To sign up for the live model option, we recommend the student register no later than 30 days prior to class which will allow time for the state licensing and approval process. Our academy will coordinate the licensing process on the student’s behalf.

  • Yes, we offer the most comprehensive training and apprenticeship programs in the region.
  • The apprentice will perform services on live models under the direction of a supervisor for a period of approximately 4 months at 2 days a week to fulfill the 200 hours minimum requirement by the state of Minnesota. Contact us for the apprenticeship fee and associated contract information.
  • Temporary Body Art License information and forms can be found at: https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/providers/bodyart/batempinst.html
  • To practice on live models or to apprentice with us, you will need a ‘guest artist’ license. 
  • The apprenticeship program is not necessary after completing the course in all states. However, the student may choose to apprentice with us to gain more experience and build skill sets quickly. 
  • The apprenticeship program will vary depending on the student’s needs. To sign up for the live model option or apprenticeship program, we require a registration minimum of 30 days prior to class start date to accommodate the state licensing application process. Our academy will coordinate the licensing process. Licensing information and form can be found at:



  • Students in classes are not required to have individual insurance
  • Apprentices, however, are required to carry (provide proof) their own liability insurance to perform body art at our facility. 
  • If the student needs insurance as such, here is a link to affordable insurance: https://marineagency.com/
  • Currently, we are not offering student loans or scholarships. We accept payment in these forms: check, credit card, cash or bank issued money orders.
  • Depending on the training program the student chooses, we offer special payment plans. Contact us for more details on the special payment plan.

The state of Minnesota requires 5 hours of training credits. You can find the training classes at: https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/providers/bodyart/bbptraining.html

Our Permanent Makeup current training details can be found at


We have several classes that can fit your needs:

Hand-Tool Courses

Permanent Makeup Courses (Machine Only)

Full Skill Courses (Machine & Hand-Tool)

Online Courses

Apprenticeship FAQ:

  • An apprentice is a student who has already completed their basic training and received their certification, either with us or with another school, and is working toward their full licensure. 
  •  An apprenticeship is the opportunity to put that training into practice on live models.  Each apprentice is given a licensed Supervisor who can assist in helping them perfect the skills they have been trained on.
  • In order to become a licensed tattoo artist in Minnesota, the State requires 200 hours of actual pigment implementation into skin (tattooing), under a licensed supervisor. These 200 hours are your apprenticeship.
  • You get the support and supervision from your supervisor to perfect your skills.
  • If you took our training course  you’re able to audit the same class again at no charge.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on many different skin types and ethnicities
  • You get the support of many other apprentices that have been in your shoes and will offer helpful advice and moral support.
  • You have the opportunity to purchase supplies at our in house store rather than having to order them.
  • Your disposable sundries, bed and lamp are free of charge.
  • You’re able to make a sliding commission during your apprenticeship. Yes! You earn while you learn!
  • We help you develop your marketing skills with tips and advice.
  • You’re able to use our booking system and inbound calls are rotated with artists available on the days clients need to book.
  • You have the opportunity to grow with the company after you are fully licensed.
  • Here at MN Brow Lash Studio & Academy, we not only offer the best courses available in the country, we also offer great apprenticeship programs.
  • As a graduate of our permanent make-up course, you will be eligible for our discounted Apprenticeship Program at $5750
  • Not a MN Brow Lash Academy graduate? No Problem! We offer apprenticeships to every student with a course completion certificate. This $6500 apprenticeship program includes 4 hours of hands-on training to get you up to speed with our high standards of quality artistry.
  • Concerned  you might not be able to find clients to come to the academy for your apprenticeship? No problem! You can register for our assisted apprenticeship.
  • With an Assisted Apprenticeship we will book your 200 hours worth of clients for you through the academy.
  • Also, we will help you market for your clients by creating marketing plans, social media pages, and doing weekly postings to help bring in clients.
  • As a graduate of our permanent make-up course this assisted apprenticeship program is available to you for $9,500 including clients and marketing.
  • If you are not a graduate of one of our courses, assisted apprenticeship is $10,500.
  • We require all students to complete a bloodborne pathogens certification before attending our courses.Please visit http://www.health.state.mn.us/ to find out which certifications are accepted in the state of Minnesota. Please check out your state’s health department website for the correct information if you are attending from out of state.
  • Permanent Makeup Artists including Microbladers must do a 200 hour hands-on apprenticeship under a licensed supervisor in order to apply for a MN Body Art license & be able to work legally in a facility licensed for Body Art.
  • During your hands-on  apprenticeship you will work under a MN Temporary Body Art license issued to you by the MN Dept. of Health.
  • You will be required to carry personal insurance during your apprenticeship. We can help you to connect with the appropriate insurance providers.
  •  We have a payment plan to help our apprentices with a 10% processing fee.
  • You also will be earning money as you provide services during your apprenticeship.

Laser & Advanced Medical Esthetic

  • There are no prerequisites to attend our courses. In the state of Minnesota, you are required to have a medical director directing your medical procedures such as: medical grade lasers, skin needling (deeper than epidermis), body contour, fibroblast plasma, medical grade peel, injections, etc.
  •  In Minnesota, they do not require a medical director to be on-site but you must have one to oversee the medical services. 
  • If you are an Advanced Practice Esthetician, you can only perform the MN Board of Cosmetology regulated services such as: microneedling (within the epidermis), plasma, galvanic, microdermabrasion, lower grade peels, etc. 
  • You do not need to have a medical director but you will need to have a MN Advanced Practice Esthetic License (1100 hours of training)

Depending on the course curriculum, we have option plans:

  • 2 weeks laser & advanced esthetic course has an option plan of $4500 deposit, the rest can be paid within 6 months interval
  • Other smaller courses such as: fibroblast, microneedling, have to be paid in full prior to attending the class.
  • We will direct you to the right resource for purchasing the medical spa equipment and help you to connect with a medical director. 
  • For more information, you can research at:


  • All students will be able to perform the techniques they learn in class as services during the class period and apprenticeship period.
  •  Students can book these services with discounted model call pricing.
  • The Medspa industry is growing rapidly and on average generates 1 million dollars of yearly revenue. Below is a rough average cost per session of the techniques learned in our 2 Week Advanced Esthetic Laser Course: 
  • Skin Needling service cost averages between $200 and $450 dollars per session depending on the size of the area being worked on.
  • Plasma Fibroblast service cost averages between $200 and $600 per session also depending on the size of the area being treated. 
  • Laser Tattoo Removal session costs average between $90 and $250.
  • Skin Rejuvenation/Photofacial sessions run on average between $225-$375
  • Laser Hair Removal sessions vary depending on size and also the option to purchase packages.
    • A small area may run between $80-$100. Medium Area between $150-$215.
    • A large area between $220-$270.
    • An extra large area ranges between $325 and $400. 

Body Contouring sessions range between $175 and $500 each.


You will see training details or over the phone 952-938-0358

If you have further questions feel free to contact us anytime via email mnbrowlashacadmey@gmail.com or text/call our Medspa Class Coordinator Menisha at: 218-626-5090

Neurotoxin & Dermal Filler Training

Comprehensive didactic, observational, and hands-on dermal fillers and Neurotoxins (Voluma, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Ultra, Restylane, Lyft,Contour®, Defyne, Refyne, Kysse, Versa BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, Xeomin, Jeuveau, Daaxify) beginners class for healthcare professionals and advanced practice aestheticians. Leave with the knowledge and confidence to integrate the aesthetic treatments into your practice immediately.

Eyelash Extension & Cosmetology Courses

  • In Minnesota, in order to legally person skin, nails or eyelash services, you must first be licensed. The types of services one is able to perform are determined by the scope of practice within each license type.
  • We operate under the MN Board of Cosmetology School license (# 9000219). 
  • We offer many courses including initial licensing for Eyelash Extension Technicians, Estheticians, Microblading/ Tattoo, as well as many certification courses.
  • The 38- hour eyelash extension training program which will provide certification to become a licensed Eyelash Extension Technician. After the training, the student can take the state test through PSI and apply to be licensed as an eyelash technician.
  • If you do not hold any license by the MN Board Of Cosmetology (BCE) then you are required to take a 38 Hour Fundamentals Course to get your Eyelash Extension Technician certification. This is your first step to becoming licensed as an Eyelash Extension Technician. Once you pass your course, you will do your written testing for your license. 
  • Students do not need to possess a cosmetology license or an esthetician license to take this course. However, other requirements such as a high school diploma are required by the Minnesota Board of Cosmetology in order to obtain a license. All individual licenses and forms can be found at: https://mn.gov/boards/cosmetology/licensing/individual-a/
  • If you possess a cosmetology license and/or an esthetician license, your license will qualify you to perform eyelash extensions. You do not need an additional eyelash technician license to perform eyelash services. If you have never performed eyelash extensions, we strongly encourage you to take our 38 hour course (as outlined above) or our other advanced courses (such as our 1 1/2 Day ‘Level 1’ or our 1 Day ‘Volume Course’. These courses will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to jump start your career earnings potential!
  • To enroll in a Continued Education (CE) Course, you must be licensed as an Eyelash Technician, Cosmetologist or Esthetician before enrolling in certification courses.
  • An Eyelash Extension Technician license does qualify as a prerequisite for some courses.
  • MN Board of Cosmetology (BCE) is the governing body that issues licenses. 
  • There are multiple steps to complete in order to obtain your BCE license. 
  • Your Hands On Practical is the first of the 4 required State Tests per the Laws and Rules of the MN State Board Of Cosmetology. You will take this hands on practical exam on site. 
  • The other 3 exams are scheduled through the Minnesota PSI Testing Center. Once registered for class, you may schedule your PSI tests for after you have finished your training program, you do need this information in order to pass the PSI tests.
  • We are here to help you walk through the entire process to obtain your license! 
  • License application process is a little different for initial license program (such as Eyelash Extension Technician or Esthetician) and for Instructor licensing.
  • Upon finishing your initial licensee Course you will receive an Original Course Completion Certificate. This certificate includes your Practical Skills Test results. It must be complete, accurate, and properly notarized. (It will be notarized onsite.)   
  • You will then schedule your three written exams to be taken at a PSI location. Original passing results from the Minnesota State Laws & Rules Exam, General Theory Exam, Written Practical Exam. All original score reports must be attached to the application.
  • License Application: Once all of the above is completed, submit your application to be processed:  Completed Application  Fee: $195 (processing within 14-20 business days) or $345 (expedited processing within 5 business days). Checks or money orders may be made payable to: “MN Board of Cosmetology”. Fees are deposited the first business day upon receipt. Processing time begins when your application and payment are received in the Board’s office. Business days do not include weekends or state determined holidays. Incomplete applications will be returned and subject to additional processing upon receipt back in the Board office.
  • Our training programs are approved by the Minnesota State Board of Higher Education. Our programs will fulfill the requirements for your licensing process. We are licensed under the Minnesota Board of Cosmetology # 9000219.
  • Students are required to be 17 years of age to take our course. Students are required to be 18 or older to be licensed by the BCE. High school diploma is NOT required. 
  • We are here to help you expand your career. We offer courses for licensure, continuing education courses, license renewal CE both online or in person, business advice, as well as an in facility product store for your future needs. Once you leave the Academy, you become part of the alumni family. We are with you to help you grow, offer support, answer ongoing questions and you always have a lifetime seat at the Academy.
  • If you need to polish your skills at a later time you’re welcome to come back to class for a refresher. Also, we are available if you need advice once you leave the Academy to start your career.
  • You can enroll online at: https://mnbrowlashacademy.com/38-hours-fundamental-eyelash-extension-training 
  • You will see training details or over the phone 952-938-0358
  • If you have further questions feel free to contact us anytime via email mnbrowlashacadmey@gmail.com

We have our Private School License and are an accredited school by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. We have smaller classes to have better one on one training with each of our students.

  • All students will be able to perform the techniques they learn in class as services during the class period and apprenticeship period. Students can book these services under discounted model call pricing.  
  • Throughout your course of study you will have opportunities to practice on models. You will need to coordinate models to come to the facility to complete your training requirements. The amount of models and types of services will vary upon your course type. Model fees are $25 paid to the Academy front test. You may choose to cover the fee on behalf of your model if you choose to do so. 
  • The MN Brow Lash Medspa Academy & Beauty Pros Medspa offer apprenticeship opportunities to continue your journey as a growing stylist while earning income. Private suite rentals on-site are also available.

Depending on the course curriculum, we have option plans.

  • We will coordinate with you the right resources for purchasing the medical spa equipment and seeking a medical director. 
  • You also have access to our store on site and online. The store is filled with inventory of high quality products at amazing prices for purchase while in training or even after you have finished and you have established your career. Come back to purchase supplies at any time or online at:  https://mnbrow.com 
  • The Medspa industry is growing rapidly and on average generates 1 million dollars of yearly revenue. 
  • As industry leaders, The Academy will assist with lifetime career placement. We offer guidance, support, continuing education courses and lifetime seats at the academy for repeat refresher courses.
  • With your license you have the ability to work in a number of facilities. Some options include: Salon, spa, medspa, micro-salon, booth rental, commision stylist positions, salaried positions, to name a few. 
  • The MN Brow Lash Medspa Academy & Beauty Pros Medspa offer apprenticeship opportunities to continue your journey as a growing stylist while earning income. Private suite rentals on-site are also available.

Basic Esthiology Training Course

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