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Wards Corner Beauty Academy

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7525 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23505 7525 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Closed All Hours

The staff at Wards Corner Beauty Academy in Norfolk, VA is here to cater to all of your needs. Ready for a new 'do? The place offers hair cuts and color and highlights and more to tame your mane.

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  • Hours
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    Closed
    Mon-Fri
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Sat
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Report | 3 years ago
I didn't feel that the students had much training on manicures , no hand massage , no personal touches, polish did not stay on past first day , pedicure was better
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Report | 3 years ago
I received an updo that continued to receive rave reviews two weeks later.
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Report | 3 years ago
I understand that it would be a student. However, I thought the student would be monitored. Polish was put on my nails so thick, that even three hours later, they were not dry. I just took off the polish and I will not return. Also choice of polish limited, and the polish that was offered, was from the dollar store.
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Report | 3 years ago
ZERO stars. This is the WORST Groupon experience I have had. Save your money, your time, your gas, and your blood pressure. This business should be paying people to come in and they should not call this a pedicure and manicure. Total waste. They do put your feet in tepid water in a vibrating pan. She barely ran a file over the foot or callouses. No lotion or creams. They do not clip the nails; they do not file the nails. She wanted to put the color directly on the nail. They had NO base coat for adherence and to keep the color from soaking into and discoloring the nails. She said they only do one coat of polish--PERIOD.. Other salons do base, two coats, and a top coat. Their polish is cheap dollar brands--and much of it was dried up. She did put on 2 coats because I expressed dissatisfaction. When it smeared, she said, "We don't fix smudges and smears. You will have to after you leave." She finally put more polish over the smudge. The polish was so thick and so cheap that it never dried correctly, was lumpy and I had to peel it off that very evening. It was like removing caulk--PEELED right off except for near the cuticle. This is NOT a "salon experience." A 5-year old granddaughter would have done better with a little coaching.
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Report | 3 years ago
Services was not rendered as per coupon due to lack of staffing...
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Report | 3 years ago
Appointment was at 5:00 pm. Wasn't taken back until 5:30 pm. Supervisor was very friendly and repeatedly apologized for the delay. Students were friendly and energetic.
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Report | 3 years ago
The student who did my mani-pedi was very nice and accommodating. She took her time and tried to make sure she was doing everything I asked. However, the pedicure chairs were not working so I sat in an uncomfortable position since the chairs didn't move. After oiling my nails, she wiped them before applying polish, but it came off the next day. I was also concerned about the instruments...they may have been sterilized but each student had their own set. I'm used to seeing tools directly from the sterilizing machine in its own bag or wrapper.
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Report | 3 years ago
Friendly staff and nice atmosphere
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Report | 3 years ago
It was as if they had not trained in manicures and pedicures yet. The cosmetologists were inexperienced and skipped a lot of steps. Also, they didn't have a good selection of nail polish colors as well as tools to use. I did like that the cosmetologists made an attempt to do their best with their inexperience.
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Report | 3 years ago
Technician was very knowledgeable about nails, different procedures and technics though she only had basic tools and no professional equipment. She was friendly and a great conversationalist. Only gave 4 stars because the school didn't have any type of nail dryers so it took forever waiting for the polish to dry.
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Before they become the cosmetologists of tomorrow, aspiring hairstylists have to study and learn the ropes of the business. They learn their craft at Wards Corner Beauty Academy, taught by an accredited faculty and staff. Customers can visit the school for salon-quality services without the salon-quality price—cosmetology students offer haircuts, color treatments, extensions, and mani-pedis under the supervision of licensed instructors.

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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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