ETC418 - Skin Care IV

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Subject Title
Skin Care IV

Subject Description
The student will build on their understanding of the skin through examination of the characteristics of aging skin, pigmentation and hyper-pigmentation, and treatments for the skin conditions. The student will be taught how to properly perform facial treatments, neck and facial lifting treatments, as well as the benefits and contra-indications of faradic current for facial toning treatments. A study of various esthetic equipment for the purpose of performing skin treatments such as hyper-pigmentation (lightening), lifting and hydra-dermie will prepare students to meet industry expectations.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Select and perform different massage techniques for the appropriate skin type;
  2. Recommend the appropriate advanced skin treatment after completing skin analysis;
  3. Select the appropriate spa equipment for client needs;
  4. Perform hydrating ampoule treatments using the hydra-dermie machine;
  5. Apply knowledge of the nervous system, and muscular system during the facial procedure;
  6. Demonstrate manual muscle manipulation using appropriate massage movements;
  7. Perform mechanical lymphatic drainage;
  8. Perform hydrating treatments and neck and facial lifting treatments.

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

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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