Master Esthetics and Marketability

School News Feb 17 2011

Guest Blogger Olga Filatova, Internationally Certified Aesthetics Educator at Bellus Academy

Skin care is one of the fastest growing segments of the beauty industry. Historically there have not been multiple levels of certification and training offered through beauty school education. Some beauty professionals choose to apprentice under more experienced, licensed beauty therapists, while others opt for continuing education through professional associations and annual trade shows.

Because of expanding technologies and the advancement of products and procedures, the industry has recognized a need to provide esthetics professionals with advanced training.

Master estheticians typically absorb an in-depth esthetics curriculum focused on a variety of advanced procedures and spend twice the time training and studying. They receive training on equipment and modalities not covered in a basic esthetics program. Though each curriculum varies by school, topics may include:

Advanced general sciences: Infection control and sanitation; anatomy, physiology, and histology of the skin; chemistry and biochemistry; hormones.
Advanced skin sciences:
Botanicals and aromatherapy; pharmacology for estheticians; skin care products; skin typing and analysis; advanced skin disorders.
Advanced facial techniques and massage, chemical rejuvenation, microdermabrasion, LED treatments.
Spa therapies:
Body treatments including masks and wraps; alternative therapies, light therapy, and Ayurveda.
Terminology; pre- and post-medical treatments; plastic surgery procedures.
Business skills:
Financial literacy; marketing, retailing.

Master Education for Bigger and Better Opportunities

The Master Esthetics inclusive course is designed to meet the requirements of licensure and goes beyond entry-level proficiency. The comprehensive curriculum has additional content modules for individuals who want to receive additional training in cutting edge machinery and protocols not taught at most schools. This course will give you the added knowledge and education to set you apart from your colleagues. With advanced education, you can become more competitive for medical esthetician jobs.

Treatments & Services you will be able to perform after completing our Master program:

Skin Analysis & Consultation
Treatment & Program Design & Implementation
Facials & Skin Treatments (Manual)
Specialty Masks & Treatments
Lip and Eye Treatments
Facials & Skin Treatments with the use of Machines
Body Treatments such as  wraps, masks and scrubs
Back treatments, Décolleté, Hand & Foot treatments
Microdermabrasion & Advanced Mechanical Exfoliation Techniques
Oxygen rejuvenation
Enzymes & Herbal Exfoliators
Alpha & Beta Hydroxy Peels
Modified Jessner Peels
Trichloracetic Acid Peels & Designer Peels
Light Therapy treatments, LED
Microcurrent  facial rejuvenation
Advanced Treatments of the Face & Body
Cellulite Treatments,  “VelaShape”

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