Esthetics

ORIENTATION

Students learn about school rules and regulations, history of Esthetics and the role of the Esthetician, code of ethics and the New York State law, rules and regulations

SAFETY AND HEALTH

In this module students learn about the local, state and federal safety codes, clinic safety, first air and HAZMA.

BACTERIOLOGY

Students are taught the types and classification of bacterial, how it grows and reproduces, how to prevent infections and methods of infection control.

ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND NUTRITION

Students will learn about cells, tissues, organs, the body system, the importance of water and nutrition for health skin and longevity.

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SKINS

Students learn the physiology and histology of the skin, its structure and functions.

REMOVAL OF SUPERFLUOUS HAIR

Students are taught the proper procedure in the removal of superfluous hair by waxing.

CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY AS APPLIED TO COSMETICS

Students are taught about chemistry and matter as related to Esthetics; chemical reactions and solutions/elements, compounds and mixtures/biochemistry and the ph scale. In addition they learn about different skin care products, massage creams and oils, ampoules and scrubs. Students are taught the new technologies and the FDA laws governing cosmetics and cosmetics safety.

ELECTRICITY AND MACHINES

Students are taught about the effects on electricity on the skin, how to use the different machines, electic mittens, booties and face masks.

FACIAL AND BODY PRODUCERS

In this section students are taught about client preparation, skin analysis and consultations, skin types, skin conditions and disorders, facial procedures with or without∖t machines, aromatherapy, wet and dry exfoliations and applications and the use of various products to enhance the appearance of the skin.

MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES

Students are taught color analysis, morphology of the face, product knowledge, and eyebrow contouring and make-up applications.

BUSINESS PRACTICES

Students are taught how to set up and run a small business. They learn retaining and marketing techniques and customer relations.

JOB SKILLS

Students are introduced to job-hunting skills, taught how to write a cover letter and a resume.

INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDICAL ESTHETICS

The course introduces and gives and overview of the various dermatologic procedures, students learn about topical and oral medications, and given an insight into plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of today’s market.