Institute of Beauty: Education for Natural Hair

May 5, 2022

Reba Sanford, Owner/Director of the Jackson location of The Institute of Beauty, is a graduate of the school herself and looks forward to being involved in the Jackson community. Sanford became a member of the inaugural class of IOBTN while pursuing a BS in Administration at the University of Phoenix. She was determined to follow her dreams to become a renowned hairstylist and business owner.

The Institute of Beauty Jackson Campus is currently accepting new students at for Spring 2022. Both day and evening classes for the 300-hour, 15-week program are available with a $300 enrollment fee.

“I never imagined that I would be a vital voice and influence for the school. I look forward to helping others succeed,” Sanford said.

Sanford went on to say, “What I love about business in Jackson is the opportunity for growth and elevation here, as well as how involved the city is with emerging small businesses.” She continued, “My future plans are to help develop and assist future beauty industry professionals by providing fundamental education as well as equipping them with business tools that will ensure longevity in their careers. The Institute of Beauty is looking forward to servicing the needs of our future students in Jackson, TN!”

For more information or to apply for admission to The Institute of Beauty in Jackson, visit