The Esthetics Program is focused on the treatment of the skin and its appendages. Our training has a vast range of treatment varying from the basic to the innovative. Our seasoned Professors will inspire and educate students to create a solid foundation as future professionals in this career.
The Profession, Florida Law, and EthicsThis course features the historical background of cosmetology and its evolution process. The dress code, makeup, behavior and attitudes of the future professional are fully discussed. Different specialization and possible job opportunities for future graduates are included in this module. Florida Law and ethical case studies will also be topics.
Hygiene and Sterilization, including HIVThis course introduces the study of bacteriology and infection control procedures necessary for the safe practice of Esthetician. Topics include microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants, aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSHA standards, and first aid. Students will receive four (4) hours of HIV/AIDS awareness training. Upon completion, students would be able to understand infectious diseases, disease transmission, infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSHA standards. Students will receive four (4) hours of HIV/AIDS awareness training
Hair Removal (Epilation)/ElectricityIn this laboratory the student will learn the basics of hair growth and the different techniques to remove face and body hair, temporarily or permanently. Students review the process of conducting a client consultation, needs assessment and explaining the process in detail to the client. The students in this course will start working with face and body hair removal using the following procedures: shaving, chemical depilation, soft and hard waxing, tweezing and sugaring. Students will learn the theoretical application of permanent hair removal methods such as electrolysis, galvanic electricity, thermolysis, blending, photo-depilation or pulse light and other procedures.
Skin Analysis, Disorders and TreatmentsIn this course the students learn the structure and functions of the Integumentary System. Topics of study include proper techniques for skin care along with product knowledge are taught; safety, sanitation, skin analysis, diseases, disorders, facial machines, and principles of facial massage.
Skin and Face Care Principles (Esthetics)This course features the skin composition, its care, medical conditions and treatment, and products recommended for the healing process. The course is devoted to the learning of face’s skin condition and esthetic manipulations, and its psychological effects. Also enclosed are: performance techniques, adequate products, materials, and equipment for the unwanted hair removal.
Chemistry and ElectricityThe course provides the theoretical concepts related to presence of chemicals and electricity in the hair, beauty products and equipment. The focus is in the correct using the adequate materials and products. Among the topics to be covered are: a description of safe working area, the proper client’s preparation for the procedure, and the performance of the techniques of the use of products and equipment
Facial Care I – LabIn this first laboratory of facial care the students will learn and practice the basic facial procedures. The course included: demonstrations and practical exercises of basic facial preparation, step-by-step technical facial care, home skin care services, and other entry level skills needed for repeat business and financial success.
Professional Makeup ICourse featuring different face makeup techniques applied according to the occasion, individual face characteristics, and skin conditions. The adequate products, instruments, and equipment for artificial eyelashes, and eyebrows arching are also practiced.
Principles of Anatomy and PhysiologyBasic anatomy of the face, hands and feet are reviewed to prepare the student for massages and treatments.
Hand and Foot Treatments – LabThis course acquaints the student with the arm and legs muscular-skeletal system, so that he/she can perform the correct massages and attain efficient spa manicures and pedicures. Adequate instruments, safety measures, and timing ar
Facial Care II – LabIn this second laboratory of facial treatments focuses on the number of facial services that incorporate the use of machines into the treatments. To perform these services at a professional level, estheticians are expected to show dominion of the facial care procedures like: face cleansing, exfoliation, steam-relate treatments, facial massages, facial mask application, facial extraction, operation of the multifunction machines for facial linked procedures, men’s skin care, home skin care services, and other entry-level skills needed for repeated business and financial success.
Professional Makeup IIAdvanced makeup courses are offered, taking you from facial anatomy and shapes, color theory, corrective techniques, day and evening makeup applications, to photo, video, film, print, bridal, and theater. IBC uses all the latest International techniques, product and equipment, to re-train, and or expand the knowledge of the students already in the Make-up Industry.
Advanced Body Treatments I (Microdermabrasion, Lymphatic Drainage and Cellulite Treatments)In this first course of body treatments, students will deal with therapies to correct skin changes caused by alcohol, drugs, tobacco, sunlight, air pollution, frequents gain or weight loss, aging factors, skin color, neglected and/or light, thick, or dry skins. They will have the opportunity to learn different techniques and esthetics products, instruments or equipment to deal with different body treatments to accomplish skin’s improvements. Included are body scrubs, body wraps, cellulite wraps, water therapy treatments, superficial chemical peels, Microdermabrasion, manual lymphatic, drainage massage, and others.
Advanced Body Treatments IIIn this second course of body treatments the students will have the opportunity to learn the theory of medical treatments, procedures and techniques that can only be performed by an esthetician under the supervision of a licensed medical professional. The students will learn the different types of medical procedures performed by physicians that are related to the esthetic profession. Also, they will learn the theory behind esthetics procedures following a medical protocol, that includes using the correct products and operating the chosen equipment to care for the patient’s skin before and after medical treatments or surgery.
EntrepreneurshipIn this course the student will study all aspects of salon or any business related operations including: physical plan, furnishings and supplies, systems, personnel and the overall function in the beauty business community. The main focus of this course is to teach the student the concepts, skills and operations necessary to supervise and manage a skin care center or related business as esthetic supply stores, cosmetic sales, etc. Emphasis will be placed on the daily operations, record keeping, inventory control and personnel supervision.
Esthetics Internship or Externship
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