ETC216 - Skin Care II

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Subject Title
Skin Care II

Subject Description
The student will continue to perfect their techniques in facial treatments (including various deep cleansing methods) use of the esthetics equipment (facial steamer, brushing machine, high frequency), and manual extraction.  They will be taught massage manipulation techniques and masque therapies enabling them to perform and adjust facials for clients and to meet industry expectations.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the benefits of each step of the professional facial treatment;
  2. Perform skin analysis and recommend the appropriate skin treatment;
  3. Demonstrate different deep cleansing methods such as exfoliation and extraction efficiently using product and equipment;
  4. Operate and maintain a facial steamer, brushing and high frequency machines;
  5. Demonstrate microdermabrasion techniques on the face;
  6. Perform different massage movements in an even rhythm and appropriate sequence;
  7. Choose the appropriate finishing mask for various skin types and conditions;
  8. Choose the appropriate finishing mask for various skin types and conditions;
  9. Perform light therapy treatments using LED technology;
  10. Demonstrate professionalism during the entire facial treatment by following correct procedures and using professional terminology;
  11. Recommend a home care plan to meet clients' skin care needs and their budget.
  12. Follow and practice safe disinfection, decontamination and personal protection during all treatments;

Essential Employability Skills
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Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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