Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology

Quality education and innovative training for our students; stellar salon services at discounted prices for the public! oliverfinley.com | 208.658.1115

Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology was founded on the principles of quality education and an innovative training experience. At Oliver Finley, we take great pride in keeping our students challenged. It is our goal to instill in our graduates a high level of knowledge, technical mastery, and enjoyment...so they will have the confidence and skills necessary to work anywhere they choose; Boise, New York, Los Angeles, or anywhere in the world.

Operating as usual

06/09/2021

Baby lights for the win! 😍 Check out this before and after by our student, Brenna

To view more of Brenna's work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/brenna_elaine_design⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Baby lights for the win! 😍 Check out this before and after by our student, Brenna

To view more of Brenna's work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/brenna_elaine_design⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

06/03/2021

Are you taking care of yourself? Consider this your reminder to do so!
Self care looks different for everyone - but if you’re in need of a relaxing spa day, it might be time to schedule an appointment at Oliver Finley Academy!

Check out our full list of services here: https://oliverfinley.com/service-menu-public/

Then set up your next visit!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students’ needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Are you taking care of yourself? Consider this your reminder to do so!
Self care looks different for everyone - but if you’re in need of a relaxing spa day, it might be time to schedule an appointment at Oliver Finley Academy!

Check out our full list of services here: https://oliverfinley.com/service-menu-public/

Then set up your next visit!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students’ needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

06/02/2021

Bubblegum Pink Hair

On Wednesdays we go pink 💕

Check out this incredible transformation by our student, Brenna. From brunette to bubblegum pink! 😍

To view more of Brenna's work, visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/brenna_elaine_design

Ready to schedule your next appointment?
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

[06/01/21]   Oliver Finley Academy in Boise, Idaho is seeking a FT/PT Licensed Nail (or Cosmetology) Instructor and a Cosmetology Instructor. Come join our growing company and help us achieve the high standards of education we desire for our students.

A sincere passion for education and a desire to help others gain a wonderful education in the field is what we're looking for above all.
Experience with general software programs like Microsoft office products, Salon/school management software and Freedom/Fame is also desirable. Technology is definitely a large part of our Academy so a general comfort level with computers, iPads and peripheral computer products is helpful.
Required personal traits include poise, diplomacy, an even-temper, patience, and behavioral flexibility.
Clear communication and effective multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment are also desirable qualities. A minimum three years of performance as a licensed professional in the public field are necessary to apply for this position.

Visit our Academy website for more information on our school and facilities: www.oliverfinley.com

Please send us your resume with a cover letter by replying to this email *Please include "Instrcutor" in the subject line. You can also call 208.363.6774 and ask for Kurt if you have questions about the positions available.
Thank you

06/01/2021

Bye bye yellow!

Yellow? We don’t know her. Just look at this lovely transformation by our student Talia!

To view more of her work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/_stylebyt_

05/28/2021

We will be closed next Monday, the 31st, in honor of Memorial Day. Have a great weekend everyone, and we'll see you next Tuesday!

We will be closed next Monday, the 31st, in honor of Memorial Day. Have a great weekend everyone, and we'll see you next Tuesday!

05/25/2021

Here at Oliver Finley Academy, we do our best to keep our Student Salon service prices as low as possible. We are incredibly grateful to all of you who support our students and this wonderful teaching environment.

We’ve been able to maintain our current prices now for over 5 years. Due to the increased costs of running our Salon classroom environment, we will be instituting a small price increase to our service menu items, beginning June 2nd, 2021.

Here at Oliver Finley Academy, we do our best to keep our Student Salon service prices as low as possible. We are incredibly grateful to all of you who support our students and this wonderful teaching environment.

We’ve been able to maintain our current prices now for over 5 years. Due to the increased costs of running our Salon classroom environment, we will be instituting a small price increase to our service menu items, beginning June 2nd, 2021.

05/24/2021

Be sure to schedule a facial before the end of the month - you'll get 20% off!

Ready to refresh your skin and bring that glow back? Just check out this before and after from a microdermabrasion and facial service.

Schedule your next appointment with us today!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

📷: Ivy Anne / @the.beautender

05/21/2021

Hopefully your Friday is as happy as these nails! Check out this cute set by our student, Katie.

To view more of her work, visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/polished.by.katie/

Schedule your next appointment at our salon!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs)

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Hopefully your Friday is as happy as these nails! Check out this cute set by our student, Katie.

To view more of her work, visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/polished.by.katie/

Schedule your next appointment at our salon!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs)

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

[05/18/21]   FT/PT Front Desk staff member desired for Oliver Finley Academy, one of Idaho's premier Cosmetology schools (minimum of 28 hours per week). Prior Customer Service experience is not mandatory but would be very helpful. The #1 job of our Front Desk staff is to take care of our students and visiting Student Salon clients!

Interested in being a part of our excellent front desk team? We offer a dynamic work environment where you will handle our incoming phone/text inquiries, book our Salon/Spa appointments, provide service advice, work with customers on retail tools, maintain our lobby areas, and much more!

Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology
6843 N. Strawberry Glen Rd
Suite 140
Boise, Idaho, 83714
(Corner of State and Glenwood)

Photos from Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology's post 05/18/2021

We held a makeup contest last week centered around the theme "Fantasy." While it was tough to decide, the public helped us pick a winner by voting, and here's the winning look by our student Danielle!

To view more of Danielle's work, check out her portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/beaudbar/

Stay tuned for more makeup contests on our Instagram page at: https://www.instagram.com/oliverfinley/

05/11/2021

Pink or brunette? Why not both? Check out this fun style done by our student Aly!

To view more of her work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/alleydoeshair/

Ready to update your look? Consider booking an appointment at our student salon!

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Pink or brunette? Why not both? Check out this fun style done by our student Aly!

To view more of her work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/alleydoeshair/

Ready to update your look? Consider booking an appointment at our student salon!

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

05/06/2021

Some fresh, bright pink nails by our student Gracie! How perfect are these for spring? 😍

To see more of Gracie's work, check out her portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/nailsxxgrace/

Book your next appointment with us!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Some fresh, bright pink nails by our student Gracie! How perfect are these for spring? 😍

To see more of Gracie's work, check out her portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/nailsxxgrace/

Book your next appointment with us!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

05/04/2021

We don't know about you, but we think one of the best ways to relax is by getting a facial! Well, what about getting one for your back? Have you tried a bacial service yet?

photo credit to our student Maddison! Check out her full portfolio of work at: https://www.instagram.com/darling__esthetics/

View more of our service menu at: https://oliverfinley.com/service-menu-public/
Set up your appointment today!

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

We don't know about you, but we think one of the best ways to relax is by getting a facial! Well, what about getting one for your back? Have you tried a bacial service yet?

photo credit to our student Maddison! Check out her full portfolio of work at: https://www.instagram.com/darling__esthetics/

View more of our service menu at: https://oliverfinley.com/service-menu-public/
Set up your appointment today!

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/29/2021

Our student Emrie brightened up her client's hair for spring! Check out this side by side comparison.

To view more of her work, you can visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/beauty.by.emrie/

Ready to switch up your look? Book your next appointment with us!

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/27/2021

Helloooo dimensional brunette! Our student Talia nailed this transformation, don't you think?

To view more of her work, visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/_stylebyt_/

We are back and better than ever! Schedule your next appointment with us and check out our new floors.

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Helloooo dimensional brunette! Our student Talia nailed this transformation, don't you think?

To view more of her work, visit her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/_stylebyt_/

We are back and better than ever! Schedule your next appointment with us and check out our new floors.

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/22/2021

We will be closed tomorrow through Monday for some repairs. We'll see you next Tuesday!

We will be closed tomorrow through Monday for some repairs. We'll see you next Tuesday!

Photos from Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology's post 04/21/2021

A healthy reminder: men need grooming too! Check out these cleaned up brows after our student Hailey got her hands on them. Sometimes it's the subtle things that make the biggest differences!

To view more of Hailey's work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/freyamay_beauty/

Ready to book your next appointment?

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs.

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/20/2021

How cute are these spring inspired nails!? Our student Katie did a wonderful job on this acrylic fill.

To view more of her portfolio, check out her page at: https://www.instagram.com/polished.by.katie/

Ready to book your next appointment?

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs.

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

How cute are these spring inspired nails!? Our student Katie did a wonderful job on this acrylic fill.

To view more of her portfolio, check out her page at: https://www.instagram.com/polished.by.katie/

Ready to book your next appointment?

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs.

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/19/2021

Riding that watermelon sugar high right into some new hair! 🍉 Our student Kiniya nailed this fun color. Are you feeling adventurous?

Book your next appointment at our salon!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs)

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Riding that watermelon sugar high right into some new hair! 🍉 Our student Kiniya nailed this fun color. Are you feeling adventurous?

Book your next appointment at our salon!
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs)

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/16/2021

Our student Kimberly gave her client the perfect, acrylic French ombre nails for her senior prom!

To view of Kimberly's work, check out her online portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/nailed.it.by.kim/

Ready to book an appointment?
TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs.

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/14/2021

Set the tone for the rest of the week! Schedule your next facial with us and treat your skin to some nourishment and hydration.

To view more of Savannah's work, check out her portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/honeypeach.esthetics/

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

Set the tone for the rest of the week! Schedule your next facial with us and treat your skin to some nourishment and hydration.

To view more of Savannah's work, check out her portfolio at: https://www.instagram.com/honeypeach.esthetics/

TEXT or call: (208)-658-1115
(Please note that texting allows us to better match you with our students' needs).

*all services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.

04/09/2021

Beauty Industry Interviews: Shari from Cut-N-Up & Co

We got to sit down with Shari Baber, owner of multicultural salon Cut-N-Up & Co, and hear her incredible story after being in this industry for over 40 years!

Whether you want to make your own hours, change people's lives, or start your own business, there are a million different ways to accomplish these goals in the beauty industry! Check out the rest of the videos in this series with five different, Boise-based professionals as they answer questions concerning this rapidly growing field.

To find out more about Cut-N-Up & Co, visit their website at:
https://www.cut-n-up.com

Curious to find out how you can start in the beauty industry? Contact us for more info!
Questions about attending Oliver Finley:
(208)-363-6779

Salon Appointments:
(208)-658-1115

*All services performed by students and supervised by licensed instructors.
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Bubblegum Pink Hair
Bye bye yellow!
Beauty Industry Interviews: Shari from Cut-N-Up & Co
Beauty Industry Interviews: Lindsey from The Chair
Beauty Industry Interviews: Two Rivers Spa
Beauty Industry Interviews: Lash Clique
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6843 N Strawberry Glen Rd, Ste 140
Boise, ID
83714

General information

Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology offers a full range of salon and spa services through our Academy Salon. OFA Make-up Academy School. We offer professional quality hair, nail and skin services at excellent prices....our way of thanking you for being part of their education All student work is closely supervised by licensed Instructors. When you visit our modern facility we hope you will leave feeling that you’ve had an awesome experience. Walk-ins are always welcome, or can call (208) 658-1115 for an appointment. Requesting appointments via email @ [email protected] Our student salon and spa hours of operation are as follows: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:00 pm Esthetics Night Appointments: Wed & Thurs 5:30-8:30 pm *All services performed by Students and supervised by licensed Instructors. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://oliverfinley.com
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