Esthetician Schools in Philadelphia, PA

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If you’re interested in becoming an esthetician, it must be that you’re interested in making others look and feel their best. You must have an avid interest in the changing trends that marks the beauty industry especially as it relates to skincare. Estheticians know their clients’ skin intimately as they solve common problems and help them obtain and maintain healthy, glowing skin from the inside out.

Esthetician programs will give you the foundation needed to provide personalized skin care advice as no two clients are the same. You will learn skin types, common concerns, and maintenance of healthy skin. Some programs will also highlight specific product lines while others may take a generalized approach and provide knowledge on how to select the best product for your client’s skin type and challenge. As you gain experience and confidence in the industry, continuing education in the field will set you apart from the competition and keep your clients coming back for more.

The Beauty Institute

The Esthetics program at The Beauty Institute covers various aspects of skincare. Students will learn the essentials of hair removal, facials, makeup, and sanitation. After completing the required program hours, they will receive a Certificate of Completion. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of theories and techniques involved in microdermabrasion, vitamin C peels, glycolic acid peels, hair removal, makeup techniques, and facial treatments. The hands-on training in the school’s clinic will provide opportunities for students to work with real clients. Business training such as communication and professionalism and preparation for the State Board Exams are also covered in the program. Day and evening schedules are available.

Program overview:
Esthetics/Skincare
Duration: 5 weeks (full-time) 8 weeks (part-time)
Contact hours: 300

Prerequisites:

  • Schedule and attend a Career Assessment and Planning meeting
  • Provide proof of age – must be at least 17 years old to enroll. Applicants must provide a photo ID
  • Provide proof of education – required for federal funding. Provide a copy of high school diploma or equivalent during the interview
  • Fill out the Information Sheet

Program cost:
A flexible payment plan is available for all students.

Website: http://thebeautyinstituteskp.edu/beauty-programs/
Address: 9902 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19115
Phone: 215-490-9811

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

The esthetics program at Jean Madeline Aveda Institute seeks to prepare students to fill the growing need for talented estheticians. The comprehensive training emphasizes the skills needed by skin care professionals, including facials, back facials, waxing, aromatherapy wraps, makeup application, body exfoliation, and more. Students will learn in the classroom (90 hours) and in practical settings (210 hours) but will have the opportunity to attend career fairs. Course topics include History of Cosmetology, Life Skills Management, Anatomy and Physiology, State Laws and Regulations, Infection Control, Chemical Agents, Theory of Massage, Artificial Eyelashes, and Light Therapy. Hands-on training with an opportunity to work on real clients in the student spa prepares students for the real world. These sessions will be conducted under the supervision of an experienced instructor.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 10 weeks (full-time) 18 weeks (part-time)
Contact hours: 300

Prerequisites:

  • Attend a career planning session with an Admissions Representative
  • Submit a completed application for admission
  • Provide proof education – a high school diploma, high school transcript or GED with graduation date. Ability to Benefit students are not accepted
  • Provide a valid government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license, state ID, or passport
  • Meet with a financial aid representative
  • Sign an enrollment agreement with an admissions representative

Program cost:
The total program cost of $5575 includes tuition, books, equipment, supplies, registration fee, and application fee.

Website: https://www.jeanmadeline.edu/programs/
Address: 315 A Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (267) 940-6188

Belle Institute

The esthetics program offered by Belle Institute combines classroom instruction and practical activities to prepare students to become a licensed esthetician. The combination of instruction with experience and practice in the student spa helps students make the transition from the classroom to a professional setting. Course topics include body wraps, body facials, introduction to skin care, facials and packs, records and taxes, superfluous hair waxing, makeup, body waxing, paraffin wax, introduction to skin care, camouflage makeup, microdermabrasion peel, and use and application of equipment.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 10 weeks–18 weeks
Contact hours: 300

Prerequisites:

  • Attend a career planning session with an Admissions Representative
  • Submit a completed application for admission
  • Must be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance – at least 16 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED

Program cost:
A flexible payment plan is available to finance tuition costs.

Website: https://belleinstitute.com/courses/
Address: 6534 Castor Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19149
Phone: (215) 288-9080
Fax: (215) 288-3110
Email: bellebeautyschool@gmail.com

Queen Beauty Institute

The esthetics program at Queen Beauty Institute provides theoretical and practical instruction in fundamental esthetic practices. Course topics include orientation, professional image, salon safety, principles for professional success, chemistry, histology of the skin, disorders of the skin, product ingredients and selection, facial treatment, facial massage techniques, and waxing and tweezing. Hands on learning techniques include facials, waxing, makeup application, and skin care product knowledge. Students will have the opportunity to design their own saloon with a team of partners to learn the principles involved in running a business. Instructors will include preparation for the state licensure exam. Students must complete the required hours of training and pass with a grade C or better to graduate from the program. Full-time classes met Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Part-time classes meet Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

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Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 8 weeks (full-time) 13 weeks (part-time)
Contact hours: 300

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Pay the registration fee of $250 (to hold a place in the class)
  • Complete an Enrollment Package
  • Provide a copy of state or federal issued photo ID
  • Provide proof of completing high school or equivalent – high school diploma or GED

Program cost:
The total cost of tuition and fees is $6,850. It includes tuition, registration, book, uniform, student kit fee, and application testing fee. Payment plans area available.

Website: https://queenbeautyinstitute.com/our-programs
Address: 6133 Colgate Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111
Phone: 267-344-8541

Venus Beauty Academy

The Esthetician Program at Venus Beauty Academy provides instruction, training and preparation to commence a profitable career in skin care and hair removal. The curriculum exceeds the State of Pennsylvania’s educational requirements for estheticians by 50 hours. The extra hours provide the time necessary to conduct training in facial treatments, microdermabrasion, make-up, hair removal, and sciences. Content is delivered through a balance of instruction in career preparation and development. Instructors will use interactive lecture, demonstrations, video field trips, group discussions, evaluations and assessments, peer coaching, role play, time drills, and projects to ensure that students understand the content. Students are required to attend all 350 hours to graduate from the program.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 4 months (full-time)
Contact hours: 350

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must have completed a 12th grade education or GED – Venus does not accept Abiltiy to Benefit
  • Provide a copy of state-issued ID, birth certificate or passport
  • Complete financial aid paperwork (if applicable)
  • Submit a completed application and application fee of $100

Program cost:
The total cost of the program is $5,540. It includes, kit, lab fee, tax, books, application fee, and uniform.

Website: https://www.venusbeautyacademy.com/
Address: 1033 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Phone: 610-586-2500

School of Beauty Culture

School of Beauty Culture’s Esthetics Program takes a scientific approach to corrective and protective skin care. The practical (job skill) component of the program provides students with technical knowledge and opportunities to practice in a clinical environment to develop job skills. Course topics include facials, back facials, makeup application, rotary brush peeling, aromatherapy, massage techniques, color draping, product knowledge, masks and specialty treatments, salon management and much more. Day and evening schedules are offered. Students must complete the requirements with a minimum satisfactory academic grade of 70% to graduate and receive the Esthetics Diploma. Day students meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Night students meet Monday through Thursday from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 16 weeks (full-time) 30 weeks (part-time)
Contact hours: 400

Prerequisites:

  • Attend a tour and information session
  • Must be at least 16 years of age – provide proof of age such as passport, birth registration, or state-issued driver’s license or birth certificate
  • Must have completed high school or a recognized equivalent. The school will admit an Ability to Benefit student
  • Submit a completed application and the one-time, non-refundable registration fee of $100

Program cost:
The total cost of the program is $6,999. It does not include kits, supplies, uniforms, and books which cost an additional $500.

Website: https://www.bcsbc.edu/
Address: 1761 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053
Phone: (215) 322-0667
Fax: (215) 357-6485
Email: wshowmaker@bcsbc.edu

Lansdale School of Cosmetology

The Esthetician course offered by Lansdale School of Cosmetology includes rigorous study of skin care and makeup artistry. The hands-on course seeks to give students a solid foundation in the practical operations and the theory behind every practice. Course topics include microdermabrasion, personal hygiene and public sanitation, structure and function of the skin, skin analysis procedures, electricity and light therapy, professionalism and ethics, history of skin care and cosmetics, client consultations, waxing, aromatherapy, reflexology, and makeup techniques includes bridal makeup and corrective and fantasy makeup. Graduates must attend the required course hours and complete the program with a minimum grade of 70 to graduate from the program. Day and evening class schedules are offered.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 5.5 months (full-time) 14 months (part-time)
Contact hours: 300

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must agree to abide by the Professional Code of Ethics and all school policies
  • Provide a copy of state-issued ID, birth certificate or passport
  • Submit a completed application and application fee of $100

Program cost:
Tuition costs $4,650. Books, supplies, kit, registration, and uniform cost an additional $1,605.

Website: https://lansdalecosmetology.com/
Address: 215 West Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: (215) 362-2322

 

 

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