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The curriculum for the 600-hour Skin Care Specialty Course consists of instructional units and clinical practice. The subject matter outline consists of :

  • State laws, rules, and regulations for cosmetology and hairstyling and administrative shop operations.
  • Professional image, hygiene, and related practices
  • Decontamination and infection control
  • Anatomy, physiology, and nutrition
  • Structure and functions of the skin
  • Superfluous hair
  • Chemistry related to skin care
  • Electricity and machines
  • Facial and body procedures
  • Makeup techniques and corrective makeup (post-surgical)
  • Makeup pre-service
  • The professional everyday makeup application
  • Basic bridal makeup
  • Basic makeup for teenagers
  • Prom makeup
  • Makeup for stage 3 aging skin: daytime look
  • Makeup application for burn survivors
  • Camouflaging tattoos
  • Airbrush makeup
  • Face and body painting
  • Theatrical makeup

We enhance the skin care specialty course with field trips to the International Dermal Institute where professional aestheticians perform demonstrations and give lectures utilizing Dermalogica products. A wellness trip is organized to discuss the mind/body connection and the benefits of healthy eating and exercise. Students travel to makeup counters at Sephora, Lush, Bare Minerals, and Nordstrom in the Cherry Hill Mall where they learn product knowledge and discuss price points. Students also travel to a medical spa to learn about career opportunities in that avenue of the industry.

PB boasts a full service spa that is open to the public. Skin care specialty students train under the supervision of licensed New Jersey Skin Care Educators and use Dermalogica skin care products and Ofra Cosmetics, which are also available for sale.

For information regarding Gainful Employment for the Skin Care Program, click here.