The practice of Esthetics means providing services for a fee or any other consideration to enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, or shoulders of a human being by the use of compounds or procedures including makeup, eyelashes, depilatories, tonics, lotions, waxes, or sanding and tweezing. They may be performed by manual, mechanical, chemical or electrical means and instruments, but shall not include the practice of electrology.
Esthetics – 600 Hours
MORNING: 25 hours weekly for 24 weeks
MIDDAY: 17 hours weekly of 35 weeks plus, 5 hours of 1 week
EVENING: 23 hours of 26 weeks plus 2 hours of 1 day
Expectations for students include being able to:
– Gain knowledge of histology as it applies to esthetic.
– Apply theory and practical learning experiences.
– Develop career awareness and identify possible career options
– Develop interests and abilities in the trade
– Develop self-image so students present themselves with confidence.
– Develop skills in the manipulation of equipment and materials necessary for giving a facial.
– Adhere to the sanitary and sterilization regulations as they apply to the esthetic trade.
– Qualify and prepare students for the state Board examination.
The educational requirements for esthetics shall include the following subjects and the hours assigned to each:
|Safety and Health||10|
|Anatomy, physiology, and nutrition||30|
|Structure and functions of the skin||15|
|Chemistry as applied to cosmetics||25|
|Electricity and machines||20|
|Body procedures (no machines)||50|
|Introduction to paramedical esthetics||25|