600 Hour Basic


Outline for 600 Hour Basic Course:
The Basic Course was designed to meet most state requirements for a Basic Esthetician’s license. Check our licensing information page to find out about your state’s specific requirements. We work with our students individually to make sure that specific educational needs and requirements are met.Basic Course Practical “hands on” Training:

  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Facial Treatments including the European Facial, cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, facial massage, mask application, toning, and moisturizing
  • Skin Analysis utilizing magnification, Wood’s Lamp, and Skin Scanner
  • Natural nail manicures
  • Natural nail pedicures
  • Paraffin Treatments
  • Facial Waxing
  • Body Waxing
  • Eyebrow Contouring
  • Hand/arm Massage
  • Foot/leg Massage
  • Back Massage
  • Scalp Massage
  • Neck & Decollete Massage
  • Facials with the aid of machines- including High Frequency, Galvanic, and Rotary Brush
  • Specialty Masks- including rubberizing mask, oatmeal mask, collagen mask, and mud mask
  • Acne Treatments
  • Basic makeup application
  • Dramatic makeup application
  • False Eyelash application
  • Eyebrow tinting
  • Eyelash tinting
  • Eyelash perming
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Camouflage Makeup
  • Body Polish
  • Body Bronzing
  • Basic Chemical Peeling
  • Skin Exfoliation Techniques
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED


Basic Course Classroom Theory Lectures:

Textbook Used:
Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals; Textbook and Workbook

  • Skin Care History and Opportunities
  • Professionalism
  • Sanitation and Disinfection
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Histology of the Skin
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Product Ingredients
  • Electricity Basics
  • Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Skin Analysis
  • Basic Facial Theory
  • Theory on Facial Machines
  • Hair Removal
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants
  • Enzymes
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cosmetic Procedures
  • Pre- and Post-operative Care
  • Makeup Theory
  • Business of the Salon/ Spa World
  • Product Sales and Services
  • Career Planning- Includes Resume and cover letter building, preparing for licensure and work in the field of esthetics

No matter what your learning style is, we’ll make sure you receive a well-rounded education.

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