Aesthetic Exposed Classes can be found here
Ingredients Exposed (5 Hours) 5 CEs
1. Recognize FDA regulations and terminology regarding cosmetic products.
2. Identify common active ingredients and their functions.
3. Understand basic product formulation including support ingredients.
4. Apply knowledge of ingredients to deliver effective home care regimens for clients.
Esthetic Devices Exposed (5 Hours) 5 CEs
1. Identify devices used in esthetics including Radio Frequency, LED, Ultrasound, Iontophoresis, and Microcurrent.
2. Determine each devices indications and contraindications.
3. Define the difference between professional and home use devices.
4. Demonstrate treatment recommendations for various skin concerns.
Skin Conditions Exposed (5 Hours) 5 CEs
1. Identify the characteristics of common skin conditions: acne, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and aging.
2. Describe underlying causes and triggers for each skin condition.
3. Recognize common treatment recommendations for each skin condition.
4. Design general home care protocols for each of the skin conditions.
Aging Skin Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Specify the differences between healthy skin and aging skin.
2. Summarize basic cellular functions and how they affect the aging process.
3. Explain the differences between Intrinsic and Extrinsic aging
4. Identify various treatments and ingredients used to improve the appearance of aging skin.
Hyperpigmentation Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Summarize the melanogenesis process and how it affects the skin.
2. Identify the various types of pigmentation and best practices to treat them.
3. Recognize pigmented lesions to understand when to treat and when to refer.
4. Describe ingredients commonly used for pigmentation and their functions.
Acne Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Identify the different grades and types of acne.
2. Recognize the causes and triggers of acne breakouts.
3. Describe the benefits of the ingredients that are commonly used for acne.
4. Explain the importance of home care and a healthy lifestyle.
Rosacea, Eczema & Psoriasis Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1.Describe the differences between rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis.
2.Recognize the causes and triggers of rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis.
3.Review the differences between medical and esthetic treatments.
4.Describe recommendations for home care including beneficial ingredients.
Microcurrent & LED (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Restate the indications and contraindications for microcurrent and LED.
2. Describe waveforms and energy of microcurrent.
3. Recognize the various wavelengths of LED and their indications.
4. Illustrate how microcurrent and LED could be incorporated into treatments.
Chemical Exfoliation Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Explain the differences between various acids used for exfoliation: AHAs, BHA, TCA, Jessner’s.
2 .Identify the importance of percentages and pH regarding chemical peel strength.
3. Practice pre and post- treatment protocols for safety and results.
4.Describe a general protocol for a chemical exfoliation treatment.
Microneedling Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Identify various devices used for microneedling.
2. Describe the wound healing process and factors affecting results.
3. Define the differences between cosmetic, medical, and surgical needling.
4. Recognize indications and contraindications for microneedling.
Introduction to Laser & Light Therapy (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Understand light and the electromagnetic spectrum.
2. Describe the differences between Laser and IPL.
3. Recognize the various types of lasers and what they treat.
4. Review general safety protocols including contraindications.
Trending in Aesthetics (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Discuss treatments and ingredients that are trending in the aesthetic industry.
2. Demonstrate how to handle client inquires with the “top trends”.
3. Recognize treatments that are in the esthetic scope of practice.
4. Manage how to research new, up-coming products.
Eye Conditions Exposed (2 Hours) 2 CEs
1. Understand the unique properties of the skin around the eyes.
2. Define conditions that affect the eye area such as dark circles, puffiness, and wrinkles.
3. Discuss treatments and ingredients to help prevent and/or correct various eye area concerns.
4. Recognize lesions surrounding the eye to know when to treat or when to refer to a medical professional.
Triple A: Acne, Aging, Vitamin A (2 hours) 2 CEs
- Understand acne, aging, and the use of vitamin A for these conditions as well as others.
- Identify various forms of vitamin A and how they work on the skin.
- Explain causes, triggers, and treatments for both acne and aging.
- Apply knowledge of vitamin A and other treatments to deliver effective results for acne and aging skin.
Treating Skin Youthful to Mature (2 hours) 2 CEs
- Recognize the common skin concerns for various age groups from youthful to mature.
- Understand the physiological differences between youthful and mature skin.
- Describe what happens to the skin during the aging process and preventative measures to keep the skin looking youthful.
- Design treatments according to age, health, and skin concerns.