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As a Skin Care Therapist at San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology you'll be trained hands-on in classical professional techniques and the latest skincare innovations and technologies. Our program focuses on personalized attention in a start-of-the-art facility so you can perfect your skills in realistic surroundings on real people. With the guidance of our expert Learning Leaders, you’ll master the business skills you need for a successful career as a licensed skincare therapist, make-up artist or waxing specialist.

Technical Areas Covered Include:

  • Skin analysis
  • Customized treatment protocols
  • Ingredient technology
  • Prescriptive retailing 
  • Makeup techniques
  • Waxing with both hard and soft wax
  • Body treatments and wraps
  • Business and resume building techniques

Student Kit

One of the most exciting days for our Skin Care Therapist is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It's packed with all the essentials—a makeup kit with brushes, professional cleansers, moisturizers, exfoliators, and much more—so you're ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career in skincare.

Check out the kit in our admissions office!

IPad Included!

When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you'll be more successful in school and in your career. That's why every Skin Care Therapist at the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology receives an iPad with their student kit, giving them on-the-go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry leaders, and much more.

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $9,582.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $75.00

Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF): $0.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $3,543.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 600 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 1-17-2017 Esthetics Full-Time (Daytime)
  • 2-7-2017 Esthetics Part-Time (3 days) (Daytime)
  • 3-7-2017 Evening Esthetics (Evening)
  • 4-11-2017 Esthetics Full-Time (Daytime)
  • 5-9-2017 Esthetics Part-Time (3day) (Daytime)
  • 8-8-2017 Esthetics Part-Time (3 days) (Daytime)
  • 8-29-2017 Esthetics Evening (Evening)
  • 9-5-2017 Esthetics Full-Time (Daytime)
  • 10-24-2017 Esthetics Part-Time (3 days) (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13:978-0-974-993-99-7, $23.95
  • 1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
  • 1 Plugged In Apron and membership (while enrolled)
  • 1 Master Audio Club subscription (while enrolled)
  • 1 On-line Licensing Prep*
  • 1 Bloom.com Access*
  • 1 Clarisonic*
  • 1 Apple Ipad, ISBN: N/A; $400.00

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals, 11th Edition CourseMate, ISBN-13: 9781133686798, $190.95

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