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Skin Care & Esthetics - This program involves studies of all facets of skin care and make-up artistry, the hair, scalp, skin and nails. Students work to become well prepared to meet the examination requirements of the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology.sc5 
Program Description

Students specializing in Bergen Tech's Esthetician (Skin Care) Program will receive instruction in all facets of skin care and make-up artistry, including numerous methods of spa facials, hair removal, make-up application, color coordination, facial shapes, skin conditions, corrective procedures for problem skin, use of galvanic current machines, body scrubs and polishes, and entrepreneurial science associated with opening and managing a day spa. The program will feature intensive studies of the skin, hair, scalp, and nails emphasizing preventative care and treatment for skin to keep it healthy and attractive. In a unique spa setting, specialized classroom training will be provided through demonstrations, videos, and live models in clinic service.

Training will consist of skin analysis and the study in the physical and chemical effects of skin care products. Correct selection of the products for different skin types and the use of procedures for facials, with and without the use of machines will also be emphasized. Units of study will include nutrition, facials, cosmetics, hair removal and business management. Curriculum is designed to meet examination requirements of the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology. Classroom theory includes the chemistry, anatomy and physiology related to the field of cosmetology, ethics of cosmetology, sanitation and sterilization and small business management.