What to Expect While in School
Life of a skin care student…
Skin care educational programs vary in length depending on
local schools programs and whether you attend part or full-time.
During school, skin care students learn many approaches and
techniques to providing facials as well as skin anatomy and product
A skin care program focuses on skincare
treatments and correcting skin disorders through a variety of
ways, including facials, waxing, body wraps, make-up application
and skin care regiments.
Skin care students learn how to combine approaches,
techniques and products to address individual therapeutic skincare
Typical classes included in a skin care education:
- Facial Treatments - Involves learning
the steps of European style facials, which include cleansing,
exfoliating, and moisturizing. Basic facial massage
techniques are included.
- Hair Removal - Involves learning
the stages of hair growth and the applications of wax on
various areas of the body.
- Skin Analysis & Typing - Involves
learning to assess the skin for various conditions to ensure proper
- Body Treatments - Involves
learning the steps to cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate the body.
- Makeup Application - Involves
training in skin tone matching, artificial eyelashes, day and
special occasion make-up, and the ability to teach make-up
- Anatomy & Histology - Involves
learning the bones and muscles of the face, including skin
- Sanitation &
Disinfection- Involves study of bacteria, viruses,
and state and federal regulations.
- Professional Development - Involves
learning to build a successful business and clientele