Esthetics is the study of beauty. Esthetics is also the name of the relatively new career field dedicated to skin care. Estheticians use various chemicals, masks and devices such as hair removal equipment to enhance facial beauty without the use of invasive surgery.
Today, professional estheticians work in a variety of facilities as employees or as independent freelancers. They can be found in:Spas and beauty salonsPhotography studiosDestination resortsWellness centresTelevision and motion picture production companiesBridal and special event companies
Esthetics is an art and a science that requires formal training. You can get this training from industry professionals in a workshop setting at Everest College of Business, Technology and Health Care's Toronto College Park campus.
The Everest Esthetics Program
Everest College's Esthetics program takes 10 months to complete. It combines classroom instruction with hands-on practice in a variety of related disciplines, including:Bacteriology, Sterilization and SanitationCells, Anatomy and Physiology of the SkinDisorders and Diseases of the SkinNutritionBasic Chemistry, Cosmetic Ingredient and Product AnalysisFacialsElectrical Tools for the EstheticianHair RemovalManicures and PedicuresMake-Up ArtistryBusiness Management
Upon completing their coursework, graduates of Everest's Esthetics program can get help transitioning to the workplace from school's Career Services department. Career Services professionals help graduates with resume writing, interview preparation and wardrobe selection, as well as helping them identify and contact local employers.
About the Toronto College Park
Everest College’s Toronto College Park campus is at 424 Yonge Street in downtown Toronto’s College Park urban shopping mall. The campus is close to several metro bus stops and train stations. In addition to Esthetics, the campus offers career education programs in a variety of popular career fields, including Business Administration, Cardiology Technologist, Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician and Pharmacy Assistant.