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What to Expect From Esthetician School

esthetician school training what to expectEsthetician school is a popular choice for those considering a career in beauty. It is not difficult to see why someone would want to join the industry. The beauty industry is one of the most glamorous out there, and working directly with clients to enhance their beauty can be incredibly rewarding. Are you considering going to esthetician school? Read on to find out more.

Who Goes to Esthetician School?

Esthetician schools, also known as aesthetics schools, are institutions that prepare students to become highly skilled, licensed beauty professionals. Each state has its own rules and regulations regarding esthetician schools. All good esthetician schools, however, should teach students about:

  • Anatomy
  • Facial science
  • Safety and sanitation
  • Salon management
  • Skin sciences
Students may also learn about things like marketing and customer service skills. Did you notice that the above list did not involve learning how to do hair and makeup? This is because aesthetician schools are not cosmetology schools.

Some cosmetologists may be general aestheticians, but most aestheticians are not cosmetologists. Cosmetologists can perform general beauty services (such as hair, makeup, nails, et cetera). Aestheticians, on the other hand, are skincare specialists.

What Are My Prospects After Esthetician School?

Once you have completed esthetician school, you may work in a variety of different settings. More commercial settings involve salons and spas, while more clinical settings involve plastic surgeons’ offices. Those who are more skilled, established, and experienced may also choose to open up private practices.

It is important to remember, however, that estheticians can only work with the superficial layers of the skin. In other words, they cannot conduct any cosmetic laser treatments or administer any cosmetic injectables. For this reason, many estheticians often choose to “upskill” by taking courses in medical esthetics.

Medical Esthetics Courses Near You

The National Laser Institute has been an industry leader for nearly two decades. We are dedicated to helping our students advance to the next stage of their careers. Whether you are a medical professional looking to expand your business, a recent graduate entirely new to the workforce, or anything in between, we are here to help.

During our Online Comprehensive Laser Course, you will receive online classroom laser training with a variety of instructors and live demonstrations with several hours on each modality. Modalities include Laser Hair Removal, Photofacial, Laser Skin Rejuvenation, Radiofrequency Skin Rejuvenation, Coolsculpting, Cellulite Reduction, Tattoo Removal, Radiofrequency Skin Tightening, and Microneedling.

During our CE/CME Online Cosmetic Injections Course, you will receive online classroom and demonstrations on Botox, dermal fillers, off label Botox and fillers, PRP, sclerotherapy, Kybella, and PDO threads.

Then choose one of our nationwide locations to attend your clinicals for hands-on learning!

On top of having multiple locations across the country, we train hundreds of students per month at our Arizona campus. We offer a wide variety of courses. Financing options are also available for students in need. Call us today at 800-982-6817 for more information.

We understand you may be nervous about taking the first steps towards your new career in this booming industry. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Join our successful alumni working as laser hair reduction technicians, laser tattoo reduction specialists, medspa owners, cosmetic injectors, aesthetic nurses, cosmetic physicians, and more.