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Get the Skills to Become a Skin Care Professional

Analysis image of a woman's face.
Learn how to perform a variety of facials and face treatments

Online and In-Person Skin Care and Facials Certificate Course

Are you interested in helping people put their best face forward? GLOW College’s Skin Care and Facials Certificate Course will provide you with the confidence and knowledge needed to safely and effectively perform standard facials and face treatments.

This Certificate Course is delivered online and on-campus so you can advance your skin care career with the flexibility and support you need to succeed. You can balance work, family and other commitments while you get the skills to build a brighter future.

During the Skin Care and Facials Certificate course, you will learn advanced techniques in:

  • Skin Analysis
  • Safety & Sanitation
  • Product Knowledge
  • Step by Step Facial Techniques

The best way to see if GLOW College is the right fit for you is to come and tour the school. You can tour our facilities and meet with students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.

Expected Outcome
Develop an understanding of Skin Care and Treatments according to your clients’ skin type and conditions. Supplies provided for in-class learning. Earning a Certificate will enable you to create Pro accounts with local Salon Distributors to access the industry’s top brands and supplies.


Payment Plan Option: Enroll Now for $450.00 a month for 3 months

LendCare Financing

GLOW College offers a NEW 0% Financial Aid option through LendCare. LendCare offers an easy-to-use, online financing solution, with express credit decisions, accessible from anywhere you are, 24/7.

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To apply for Financial Aid through LendCare, please select your preferred campus from the list below. You will be directed to the application form for your chosen campus.

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Course Outline

This comprehensive course will take you from the ground up. Learn the essential theory and step-by-step techniques.

1) Intro
  • How to manage your time with Self Paced learning

2) Professional Conduct

  • Proper Facial Room Set Up Video
  • Personal Development
  • Professional Development
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Client Care
  • Professional Conduct Quiz

3) Skin Anatomy

  • Skin Anatomy
  • Layers of the Skin
  • Skin Anatomy Quiz

4) Skin Care

  • Skin Types
  • Skin Care Products
  • Skin Protection
  • Skin Care Quiz

5) Skin Conditions and Disorders

  • Skin Conditions
  • Essential Products
  • Understanding Acne
  • Skin Conditions and Disorder Quiz

6) pH

  • pH Levels of Skin
  • How to Test pH Levels
  • pH Quiz
  • pH Assignment

7) Infection Control

  • Sanitation Practices
  • How to Disinfect Video
  • Sanitation and Safety Quiz

8) Skin Treatments

  • Types of Facials
  • Electricity in Esthetics
  • Chemical Peels
  • Skin Treatments Quiz
  • Skin Treatment Assignment

9) Protocol

  • Step by Step Facials
  • Step by Step Chemical Peels

10) Consultation Forms

  • Facial Consultation Form
  • Chemical Peel Consultation Form

11) Facial Equipment

  • Magnifying Light Demonstration Video
  • Steamer Care & Operation Video
  • Proper Filling of a Facial Steamer
  • Steamer Instructional Video

12) Step by Step Videos

  • Client/Room Preparation Video
  • Full Facial Video Demonstration
  • Treatment Ending Video
  • Chemical Peel Video Demonstration

13) In-Person Class 1 of 4 (4 Hours)

  • Theory Review and Q&A
  • Sanitation and Safety Review and Q&A
  • Room Set Up/Demonstration
  • Client Consultation Role Play

14) In-Person Class 2 of 4 (4 Hours)

  • Skin Type and Treatment Assessment
  • Express Facial Step by Step
  • Facial Massage Techniques
  • Extracting and Stream Practices
  • Standard Massage Step by Step

15) In-Person Class 3 of 4 (4 Hours)

  • Review Facial Steps
  • Review Chemical Peels
  • Glycolic Peel Step by Step

16) Final Exam

  • Final Exam

17) In-Person Class 4 of 4 (4 Hours)

  • Safety and Sanitation Assessment
  • Practical Assessment – Full Facial
  • Industry Q&A

18) Next Steps

  • You’re almost done!
  • Feedback

Pricing Options

Choose a pricing option that suits you and start learning today. Pay in full to save or choose the monthly payment option. Fees include Tuition and free Virtual Seat assignment. Digital Certificate will be issued upon completion of all lessons, assessments, and upon final payment (where applicable). Non-refundable once paid. By enrolling into this Non-Vocational Course, you accept the Terms and Policies as outlined on the College webpage

Is a Rewarding Career as a Skin Care Professional Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Skin Care and Facials and exploring whether GLOW College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 905-453-9456.

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