How I Become an Esthetician
New Age Spa Institute structures the education program in accordance with Illinois Department Professional Regulation, which requires 750 school hours and a written State licensing exam.
Your First Step? Enroll in a certified esthetics program. That’s where NASI comes in! The program, often lasting several months to a year, includes both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, culminating in a licensing exam. Comprehensive training in skincare, makeup application, hair removal, and other beauty treatments.
To Qualify for an Esthetics License, what’s needed? Esthetics License candidates need a high school diploma or GED.
How To Start an Esthetician Career
What happens after completing your esthetics program and obtaining your license?
Many estheticians begin their journey in salons or spas, developing hands-on skills and understanding client needs. Clinical Aesthetics Certification compels many NASI esthetics graduates to specialize in medical aesthetics in medspas, hospitals, and other dermatology / plastic surgery centered practices. NASI grads are distinguished in the field!
How Esthetician Works in Practice
In practice, an esthetician’s role is multifaceted and client-centered. Daily tasks vary widely but often include conducting skin analyses, performing facials, waxing, and advising clients on skincare routines. Embracing continuous learning and adapting to new challenges are key to thriving in the ever-evolving world of esthetics.
Did You Know? Continuing Education is a requirement for all Illinois Beauty Professionals, including estheticians. All NASI program graduates (Esthetics, Massage, Nails) receive a lifetime 20% discount off Continuing Education.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the esthetics program? 750 hours. Part time schedules complete in 11 months. Full time schedules complete in 6 months.
Can estheticians perform massage? Yes, estheticians may perform massage on face, neck, and décolleté. Estheticians may not perform scalp massage or body massage.
Can estheticians inject Botox? No, estheticians cannot perform Botox. Only professionals with a medical license may inject Botox and Fillers. An esthetician with a medical license may inject Botox, but estheticians MUST have a medical license (i.e., nurse or doctor).
Why Choose NASI as Your Esthetics School
You’re getting an education that’s respected worldwide. Our courses are the whole package! You get the basics, the advanced techniques, and everything in between. Thoughtfully designed to make you a well-rounded esthetician, you’ll leave our doors fully equipped to shine in every aspect of the esthetics world. At NASI, you’ll be at the forefront of the latest devices, trends, technologies, and products. Our institute is more than a school; it’s a gateway to the industry. Medspa and spa owners, product companies, and veteran estheticians – we know them all. This means awesome opportunities for mentorship, jobs, and a helping hand as you start your esthetics journey. Our Beauty Boss business courses in spa management and business development prepare you to be a confident and successful entrepreneur.