In Florida, skincare specialists, estheticians, or aestheticians are formally licensed as facial specialists by the board of cosmetology. You may even see a few of them refer to themselves as “full specialists”. A full specialist is a licensed professional with training both as a facial specialist and a nail specialist.
To obtain knowledge, theory, and hands-on experience in skin care, holistic facial treatments with or without the use of machines, in addition to the correct procedures in waxing, and massage moves. This program is based on 300 clock hours completed.
To prepare students to become a Facial Specialist, eligible to register with the Florida State Board of Cosmetology. The knowledge and skills acquired by the students will prepare them for the occupation of Facial Specialist.
Ethics for the Facial Specialist – 2 hrs
In this course, students will learn the nature of skincare as a profession, life skills and professional conduct needed during the session and proper client communication.
Ecology and Sanitation – 10 hrs
Basic and relevant principles of infection, prevention, regulation and precautions, will be discussed during this course.
Chemistry, Lash and Brow Tints – 8 hrs (5 Lab/ Clinic Hours)
During this course, our students will be introduced to basics of chemistry. They will acquire a clear understanding of the effects; that the most common skin care products ingredients; have on the skin. This training will enable the practitioner to determine the appropriateness of any product; based on the ingredient list stated on the product container; for the different applications. Students will practice eyebrows tinting and eyelash applications, using safe professional products. Also teaches students, the basic on how to make their own facial serum, creams, masks and body, face, hair oils.
Skin Theory – 85 hrs
In this course we will discuss the anatomy, physiology; including management of the metabolic process; and the most common pathological disorders and diseases of the skin. Students are instructed in the most common skincare related disorders, caused by a variety of factors ranging from improper nutrition, lack of hydration, sun damage, damage inflicted by smoking, along with numerous therapies to mitigate; if not to eliminate; these disorders. Also, basic Ayurvedic body anatomy.
Theory of Facial Procedures and Contraindications- 66 hrs
Students will learn about basic holistic facial techniques, treatments, proper procedures and contraindications.
Hands-on Facial Massage and Manual Extractions – 50 lab/clinic hrs
During this course, students will practice basic holistic facials, while learning about its benefits. Students will practice within themselves and on clients.
HIV /AIDS Education – 4 hrs
Students will learn about the causes and prevention of HIV/AIDS
Florida Law and Regulations – 5 hrs
The rules and laws set by the State of Florida will be discussed during this course.
Electricity and Facial Machines – 8 hrs (1.25 Lab/ Clinic Hours)
Students will learn about the proper use of electricity and machines, and will be focused on proper procedures an safety protocols within electrotherapy, including micro current.
Removal of Superfluous Hair- 2.5 hrs (5 Lab/ Clinic Hours)
During this course, students will learn, practice and understand, the basic hair removal techniques, benefits and proper procedures.
Make Up and Eyelash Application – 2 hrs (5 Lab/ Clinic Hours)
This is hands-on learning and practice course. During this course, the artistic techniques to enhance the client’s beauty, will be explained and practice. Students will be instructed in color theory and facial features analysis, for an effective camouflage and corrective makeup. Students will acquire the basic skill for a proper client consultation, tools utilization and product instruction. Individual lashes and lash bands applications are also part of his course.
Professional Holistic Beauty Care – 30 hrs (10 Lab/ Clinic Hours)
During this course, students will practice holistic, Ayurvedic, slim and lift facials. Our instructor will teach and/or demonstrate the basics on holistic steam cells, Fibroblasts/ plasma therapy in anti-aging medicine, 24 k gold & steam cells therapy facial, Crystal healing and Phyto-hormonal therapy facials. Instructor will also teach and/or demonstrate basic body treatments on anti-cellulite forming and sliming, chakra and marma therapy.
Holistic Vedic Facial
A COMPLETE FACIAL TREATMENT WITH THE ADDED TOUCH OF HERBAL OILS GENTLY APPLIED TO MARMA POINTS TO ENLIVEN THE RADIANT BEAUTY INHERENT TO FACIAL SKIN. MARMA POINTS ARE VITAL AND SECRET POINT FOUND THROUGHOUT THE BODY THAT ARE LINKED ENERGETICALLY TO CHAKRAS. WHEN THESE VITAL POINTS ARE OPEN THE BODY CAN HEAL ITSELF AND ALLEVIATE TOXINS AND IMPURITIES THE SKIN ABSORBS THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND SPIRITUAL POLLUTANTS.