Course of study is a 750-clock hour program that includes both practical and theory work.
Basic Training – 75 hours:
history of skin care; personal hygiene and public health; professional ethics; sterilization and sanitation;
introduction to skin analysis and skin care and facial treatments; eyelash extensions, tabs and strips.
Scientific Concepts – 150 hours:
cells, metabolism and body systems; bacteriology; physiology and histology of the skin; human anatomy; chemistry – understanding chemicals and their use; disorders of the skin and special esthetics procedures.
Practices and Procedures – 500 hours:
non-therapeutic massage, excluding the scalp; nutrition and health of skin; skin analysis; cleansing the skin;
mask therapy and facial treatments; facial treatments without the aid of machines; electricity, machines and apparatus; facial treatments with the aid of machines; hair removal; including tweezer method, depilitators, waxing and their use; professional makeup techniques, including the application of eyelash extensions, tab and strips; product knowledge as it relates to esthetics.
Business Practices – 25 hours:
the Act and this Part, including sanitary standards; management; OSHA standards relating to chemical use;
Workers’ Compensation Act.