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ESTH 170 - Unit Seven: Facials and Facial Treatments

This course focuses on facials and facial treatments. Prepare to learn the key elements, products, methods, and steps to facials and facial treatments including sanitation procedures and special needs of various skin types.


Hours: 144 (Lecture Hours: 12; Laboratory Hours: 12) 


Total Weeks: 6


ESTH 110 - Unit One: Career Foundations
ESTH 120 - Unit Two: The Science of Skin and Nail Care
ESTH 130 - Unit Three: Treatments - Nail Care Technology
ESTH 140 - Unit Four: Esthetics and Nail Care Treatments
ESTH 150 - Unit Five: Makeup Artistry and Reflexology

ESTH 160 - Unit Six: Aromatherapy, Body Treatments and Wraps, Massage


Non-Course Prerequisites:





Course Content:
- Skin diseases, disorders, and analysis
- Extraction methods
- Elements and benefits of the basic facial
- Facial products, product selection, and ingredients
- Facial treatments, philosophies, methods, benefits, contra indicators
- Sanitation procedures

- Special needs for oily, dry, dehydrated, sensitive, and mature skin


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify skin types, conditions, and treatment contraindications
- Identify when to refer a client to a doctor
- Identify when it is safe to perform a facial or facial treatment(s)
- Describe products used in facials, their ingredients/formulation, and rationale behind product choice
- Describe recommended home care for different skin types and conditions
- Perform skin analysis, consultations, facials, and facial treatments
- Preparing equipment, supplies, treatment room
- Sanitizing and cleaning procedures
- Explain the key elements of the facial treatments
- Utilize a variety of analytical and treatment methods
- Perform a step-by-step facial treatment
- Learners must demonstrate competencies in their skills to Industry Standards.


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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