We are committed to remaining at the forefront of skin care innovation, so you’ll learn the latest techniques and technologies from industry-leading experts. Our rigorous and engaging esthetics curriculum fosters the development of your natural talents, your professionalism, and your passion. Through theory classes and practice performing treatments on real clients, you’ll be prepared with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in a professional setting.
With a well-rounded, comprehensive education at Christine Valmy, you’ll be poised to achieve a broad range of professional goals. Graduate with the expertise needed to pursue your esthetics license, become a waxing specialist, market yourself as a makeup artist, and much more. We teach you everything you need to know to confidently take the NY State licensing exam, as well as the foundational skills to manage a business.
The field of esthetics involves a comprehensive knowledge of skin care. 600 course hours are divided into four modules – Theory, Practical, Makeup and Clinic. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how the skin works and responds to formulas and treatment methods, and you’ll learn how to apply that knowledge in practice for performing treatments and selecting appropriate solutions to address skin issues. You’ll also go beyond the layers of the skin to become proficient in both the fundamentals and specialties of makeup application.
You’ll learn several disciplines, including chemistry, anatomy, and biology, as a foundation for:
- Facial Treatments
- Body Procedures
- Makeup Techniques
- How to Use Electricity and Machines in Esthetics
- How to Remove Superfluous Hair
- Preparation for the NY State Licensing Exam
|Esthetics Curriculum Details||Theory||Practice||Total Hours|
|Safety & Health||8||0||8|
|Anatomy, Physiology & Nutrition||32||0||32|
|Structure & Functions of the Skin||20||0||20|
|Chemistry as Applied to Cosmetics||10||11||21|
|Electricity & Machines||10||20||30|
|Body Procedures (No Machines)||15||40||55|
|Introduction to Paramedical Esthetics||18||0||18|
We offer a variety of schedules to fit your needs, so you can achieve an education while managing your other responsibilities.
|Full-Time||Monday through Friday||9 AM – 5 PM||18 Weeks|
|Part-Time (English and Spanish)||Wednesday through Friday||9 AM – 5 PM||29 Weeks|
|Part-Time||Monday and Tuesday||9 AM – 5 PM||43 Weeks|
|Weekend||Saturday and Sunday||9 AM – 5 PM||43 Weeks|
|Evening||Monday through Thursday||6 PM – 9:30 PM||43 Weeks|
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