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How to Become an Esthetician in Nevada

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Interested in becoming an esthetician in Nevada?

A career in esthetics in more than just working in a spa and giving facials. It’s a knowledge in skin care and health that has been perfected over centuries, it’s a skill in helping people not only look, but to feel their best. All of that mastery requires an education that will help you to build the skills and acquire the knowledge that you need to graduate and seek licensure, but also that the spa’s and clientele are looking for.

Natural. Calming. Centered on your well being. An esthetics education at Aveda Institute Las Vegas can give you all that and more.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Esthetics, read on to get more information about what you will need to do they reach your goal.

Want to dive right in? Contact us to schedule a tour and see what makes and education in Esthetics at Aveda Institute Las Vegas stand out.

Why Esthetics?

Esthetics is one of the fastest growing branches of the beauty industry, with a continued growth of 14% over the last few years, and projected annual growth of nearly double the national average careers in the esthetics industry are not only growing, they are bursting at the seams!

Careers in esthetics can have added perks like flexible hours and business ownership, but for many, it is the drive to help others look and feel great that brings them to the industry. You are not alone. If you have a passion for helping others, and are interested in the care and maintenance of skin, a career in esthetics might be the perfect fit for you.

What is Esthetics?

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Yes, the foundation of esthetics began and ends with the care of the skin, but in the midst of that is so much more! As a student of Aveda Institute Las Vegas you will be able to dive beyond the basics like facials, chemical peels, and skin diagnoses and learn the skills such as aromatherapy and botanical treatment that makes us truly Aveda.

In the state of Nevada there are certain skills and processes that you are required to learn prior to licensure. We are proud to be able to educate our students in these and help them to master these skills, and more.

Many of these skills include:

  • Cleansing of the skin
  • Care of the skin
  • Electrical stimulations of the skin
  • Makeup application
  • Massaging of the face and neck
  • Tinting of eyelashes and eyebrows
  • Waxing and other hair removal techniques

In addition to these skills, you will also learn about these foundations that will help you

  • Theory
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Business Management
  • And More…

What is Required?

The path to esthetics licensure in Nevada is a simple process. Once you have found the right beauty school for you, you must follow the steps to enrollment and begin your education. In Nevada, an esthetics program is qualified as being 600 hours in length and lasting an estimated 5 months depending on if you are full time or part time.

Once you have completed your hours and worked the appropriate number of clinic hours, you are qualified to apply for licensure.

In Nevada, you are required to take a practical exam to showcase your skills and demonstrate your knowledge. Once you have passed that exam you may then schedule your theory and Nevada State Law Exam. All three of these tests must be passed before you can file your application for licensure, which can be done through the Nevada website portal.

Are your ready to take your first step toward a beautiful future?

Call us today at (702) 459-2900 to schedule your tour and get started today. A beautiful future is awaiting you, isn’t it time you took control of you future and made your dreams a reality? Today is your beautiful day.

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Aveda is a global industry leader that has a complete education system with dedicated programs for the latest techniques and trends in hairstyling and salon business development to make sure that you are always on top of your game in this industry.