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Aesthetics and Skin Care (ZAE)
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CSA300 Aesthetics
A 300 clock-hour program approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetology. Designed to give you a fundamental knowledge of skincare products, electric equipment, and techniques used on clients in the aesthetics industry. Gain hands-on training in skincare, facial massage, facial and body waxing, and makeup application. Learn physiology, histology and anatomy of the skin, including skin diseases and disorders, cosmetic chemistry and ingredient analysis, sterilization, sanitation, and bacteriology. You will work on clients in a clinical environment to practice these treatments and procedures while learning about professional ethics, business opportunities, record keeping, and sales aspects of the aesthetics and spa industry. Course prepares you to take the Massachusetts Aesthetics License Examination after successful completion of the 300 hour course. Immunization record must be completed and submitted first week of class. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at Danvers Campus Bookstore. Payment plan available and arrangements should be made at the time of registration. Please contact Student Accounts, 978-762-4000 x 4508 or x 4480, as soon as possible to make arrangements. Not eligible for financial aid. Course does not cover cost of State Exam. Additional supplies needed for class and State Boards.

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