DAY: M-F - 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | NIGHT: M-Th - 5:30PM-9:30 PM
PB Cosmetology School
110 Monmouth St
Gloucester NJ 08030
Tel: (800) 336-HAIR | (856) 456-4927

New Jersey Skin Care

Skin Care

Upcoming start dates: September 2019

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

  • 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
The skin care specialty course is enhanced 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 the following stores at the Cherry Hill Mall: Sephora, Lush, Bare Minerals, and Nordstrom makeup counters. Product knowledge and price points are discussed during this trip. Students are also travel to a medical spa to learn about career opportunities in that avenue of the industry.


Guest Artists and projects are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the learning process. Students are asked to create the following projects during their training:

    • Promotional Calendar
    • Commercial Creation
    • Style Seat/Portfolio Building
    • Vision Board
    • Food Project
    • The Germ Farm
    • Shoe Box Skin Care Center
    • Anatomy Board Game
    • Chemistry Mobiles
    • Physiology Posters
    • Healthy Skin Poster
    • Color wheel


The school has a full service spa that is open to the public. Skin care specialty students are able to train under the supervision of licensed New Jersey skin care educators in the spa which utilizes Dermalogica skin care products and Ofra Cosmetics. Products are available for sale. Visitors to the spa are asked to make appointments.


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