Clinical Facial Specialist


The objective of the program is to provide a high learning development that instructs students with advance techniques to achieve their personal and professional goals to attain a high-quality position and make their goals in realities. The program will provide training in skin treatments, skin analysis, facial techniques to keep a healthy skin applying the proper cleansing techniques, facial massage, machines, and the proper perform of advanced
esthetics techniques, such as advanced clinical treatments, advanced products and equipment, well-being assessments and suitable protocols. Theory classes and hands-on practical applications will provide the student the skills and experience to work in a clinical or medical setting. upon completion of this program a diploma will be award and graduates will qualify to apply for State Registration as a Facial Specialist.


The Clinical Facial Specialist program, is on campus program of 600-hours, consisting of 382.5 hours of theory and practical lecture and 217.5 hours of hands on instruction. Florida State requires a minimum of 260 hours to be completed in a basic esthetician program as a licensed Facial Specialist and this program offers a 340 additional hours to complete the Clinical Facial Specialist; program includes instruction in advanced anatomy and physiology, skin properties and disorders, sanitation and infection control, advanced facial treatments, spa body treatments, advanced extractions, corrective makeup, chemical peels,
microdermabrasion, lymphatic drainage and advanced massage techniques, pre- and post- operative esthetic skin care, client/patient evaluation and care, applicable Florida laws and regulations, and business practices.
A diploma will be awarded upon graduation from the program.



Books, Supplies, Kit, Lab$2,480.00

Total Program Cost$9,630.00

CFS 100Florida State Law & Regulations5
CFS 105Bloodborne Pathogens, HIV/AIDS4
CFS 110Bloodborne Pathogens, HIV/AIDS10
CFS 115Chemistry, Products and Product Safety8
CFS 120Basic Electricity, Lighting and Magnification8
CFS 125Skin Theory, Basic Dermatology, Skin Disorders, Diseases85
CFS 130Basic Facial, Treatments, Consultations, Contraindications66
CFS 135Hair Growth Removal & Waxing2.5
CFS 140Makeup Application & Cosmetic Treatments2
CFS 145Professional Ethics, History and Care2
CFS 150Salon Management20
CFS 155Salon Retail20
Facial manual and mechanical40
Set up, use and maintenance of electrical devices5
Hair removal, tweezing, waxing, threading, sugaring20
Manual extractions5
Makeup application daytime and night time10
Lash and brow tinting10
Eyelash application, individual and semi-permanent10
CFS 165Advanced Facial Techniques20
CFS 170Advanced Skincare Massages10
CFS 175Advance Facial Devices20
CFS 180Ayurveda Theory and Treatments10
CFS 185Botanical and Aroma Therapy10
CFS 190Alternative Therapies10
CFS 195Spa Treatments20
CFS 200Advanced Makeup30
CFS 205Working In a Medical Setting10
CFS 210Medical Interventions10
Advanced facials40
Advanced skincare massage20
Advanced facial devices20
Ayurveda treatments10
Botanical and aromatherapy5
Alternative therapies5
Spa treatments10
Advance makeup30
Medical settings and involvements10


Advance Facial Techniques

In modern times as the present, a successful skincare professional must be able to fulfil varied treatments for demanding and anxious clients looking to look healthier and younger. The more techniques are known, the more personalized options are offered to the clients according to the skin type and its condition.

Classify and employ variations in skin treatments to achieve goals, develop and employ protocols for specific skin conditions, identify sensitive skin and its issues, perform manual microdermabrasion, select and employ superficial peels that are appropriate for the client and allowed in the skincare practice, precautions and conditions associated with peels and exfoliation, select and demonstrate different mask technologies.

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Advanced Skincare Massages

Growing in knowledge and expertise is an important part of esthetician’s profession. Massage is a significant part of services and affects clients on many levels. It has the psychological effects of exfoliation, emptying sebaceous glands, relaxing muscles and smoothing the skin, stimulating the circulation of blood and lymph, distribution of nutrients and removal of waste products from the skin. A great massage keeps clients coming back again and again and being able to offer facial massages combined with specialized treatments attracts more customers and indulge current clienteles.

At the end of this chapter the esthetician will be trained to demonstrate advanced facial massage movements to be incorporated into their current massage, diagram advanced neck and décolletage, demostrate how to add appropriate massage movements into back treatments,
identify movements that meet specific client needs, explain the procedure for a Shiatsu face massage, list the steps for a reflexology ear massage, discuss when to incorporate stones into facial massage, complete a manual lymph drainage of the face and describe machine-aided lymph drainage of the face.

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Advanced Facial Devices

As aestheticians proceed to use more sophisticated devices, they need to have greater knowledge of the benefits, risks and dangers of equipment and devices in the market. And even more because clients make decisions based on internet, television, fashion magazines and makeovers, estheticians must intervene as advocates recommending only safe procedures that bring benefits and effectiveness.

Therefore a training with a qualified professional will give them the accurate skills and knowledge to name the steps involved in purchasing cosmetic technology, describe the technique for facial rejuvenation using an IPL, list the advantages of an LED facial treatment, explain the different types of microdermabrasion devices, explain the use of ultrasonic devices, discuss microcurrent treatments, describe the steps used with advanced electrodesiccation devices; describe dermaplaning and its use, understand skin needling, discuss your scope of practice in a medi-spa environment.

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Ayurveda Theory and Treatment

Is an ancient healing art, originating from India which means “the knowledge of life”. This technique is based on knowing how to live, how to be well, relaxation and manifest our own beauty. Ayurveda is at present a well-established modality in the spa and beauty industry. Estheticians should study and understand Ayurveda theory and treatments to be a valuable, successful and knowledge int the field of esthetics. Gaining an understanding of the theory of Ayurveda will help you discuss Ayurveda’s history and treatments, identify qualities of Ayurve die treatments, describe how the five elements form the three doshas and the positive qualities of each of the doshas as. they relate to clients, name lifestyle choice and habits that disrupt the doshas and cause problems, describe how customizing treatments can help balance the doshas, discuss the benefits of Ayurvedic treatments and define the types of Ayurvedic services that are offered.

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Botanicals and Aromatherapy

Throughout history, plants have provided humans with food, shelter, clothing, medicine, energy and skincare. Today there is increased mindfulness of how botanicals and their extracts work to create health and well-being of the body and skin. This knowledge will help the esthetician enhance personalized botanical formulas for precise treatments results and define herbal ingredients and extracts, discuss benefits and uses of botanicals in skin care, identify plant compounds, discuss the methods of botanical extraction, name 11 botanicals for skin care, discuss aromatherapy and essential oils, explain the sense of smell and olfactory response, discuss essential oils and their chemistry, list contraindications to essential oils, name 13 essential oils, discuss how essential oils are blended, prepare recipes for skin and spa, discuss issues surrounding an aromatherapy practice, describe a holistic consultation, discuss legal considerations of using essential oils and botanicals.

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Alternatives Therapies

This is another dynamic that is essential to health and well-being, wellness treatments enhance facials by reducing stress and anxiety. These treatments provide the opportunity to work with clients on a weekly basis and have the potential to be a lucrative addition to the spa menu. It is very important to have the skills and the knowledge to identify the relationship between energy balance and complementary therapies, explain how alternative therapies benefit daily life demonstrate a mini—wellness treatment, explain the effects of stress on the mental, emotional, and physical bodies, select complementary wellness products for home care to retail, discuss the chakra system and its associated colors, endocrine glands, and organs in the physical body and describe how color relates to selecting your gemstone collection.

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Spa Treatments

The spa industry has shown tremendous growth and the demand for relaxing treatments os on the rise as busy, stressed consumers are looking for relaxation and rejuvenation. To be a knowledgeable, successful and responsible professional in the field of esthetics, is essential for the professional esthetician is required to have the proper skills and knowledge in spa body treatments, discuss the differences in spa types and services, identify the table that best suits the needs for spa treatments, describe client preparation, treatment suitability, and confidentiality and privacy issues, construct a chart identifying the supplies and equipment needed for spa treatments.
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Advanced Makeup

Makeup artistry goes beyond the knowledge of skin tones, face shapes, and product application. The results from sincare can take time to become visible, but the world of makeup offers the opportunity to show clients immediate results, which builds client retention and profitability. Makeup have a tendency to be a happy service so to manage to keep customers happy and financial gains requires additional knowledge, high-level skills and having the masterly to define and evaluate mineral makeup and application techniques, employ mineral
makeup camouflage techniques to hide a skin discoloration, identify products and equipment used for airbrush makeup, use the techniques needed to achieve a desired look, apply maximum-coverage makeup to hide a tattoo, design and create a custom stencil for fantasy makeup or body painting. discuss the differences between airbrushing makeup and spray tanning and explain basic permanent cosmetic procedures and training protocols.
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Working in a Medical Setting

Over the past several decades the esthetic procedures have augmented the connection between health and beauty professionals, thus, creating a high growth in the recognition of the important role of a professional aesthetics in medical settings. It is essential for the professional esthetician to have the solid knowledge and skills of the different disciplines, services, functions and options to work in a medical setting. Have the empowerment to explain how estheticians work with physicians, name the key personnel in a medical esthetic setting, discuss common misconceptions in the field of medical esthetics, explain what the term scope of practice means for estheticians, list the various types of medical esthetic practices, name the various procedures performed in a medical practice, discuss the difference in training and education for physicians and estheticians, consider best practices for interfacing with medical professionals, discuss the role of HIPAA in the medical esthetics practice, explain the scientific method, discuss the importance of medical record keeping and explore legalities in the medical esthetic environment.
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Medical Interventions

Although standards of facial beauty differ from country to country and culture to culture, there are basics that define beauty. That basis include symmetry, balance, proportion, and harmony. A professional ofthe aesthetics should have the knowledge of the medical interventions because at present regardless the career goals estheticians have to answer questions about many medical interventions available in the current market. It is important to understand the different medical interventions so that the esthetician can provide the client with accurate information and be able to discuss medical procedures, how they differ from esthetic procedures, and how they are used.
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