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About Us



The Salon Professional Academy’s objective is to produce highly trained and well prepared graduates for employment in the salon industry. We are committed to excellence in cosmetology arts and sciences education. Our educational systems and programs are updated constantly to keep the students needs first and our educational quality high.


The Salon Professional Academy of Grand Junction is proud to be a Redken 5th Avenue, NYC Premier Academy! Redken is an industry leader in advanced education. This, combined with their top selling hair care, styling and color products, helps to provide a solid foundation and ongoing support for our students and graduates.

Director/Owner, Angela Lema brings to our academy skill and knowledge found in few cosmetology schools.  As a Redken Artist for over 25 years, she has taught all across the USA as well as internationally. She has also enjoyed 6 years as part of the faculty at the acclaimed Redken Exchange in NYC.  As a current salon owner of more than 20 years, Angela is able to maintain a pulse on the current skills that students can benefit from.

Our training facility is located in the heart of Grand Junction and is a beautiful 11,000 + square foot facility.


Photo Credits
Hair:  Geneva Cowen, Artistic Director for Sam Villa
Photographer:  Shalem Mathew