COSM1203 - Salon Practicum Esthetician

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In this course, students will work in a licensed school salon to meet requirements stipulated by the State Board of Cosmetology. The course includes instruction in applied science and skills in the procedures of cosmetic care of the skin, client consultation and skin analysis, applications of facials and makeup, waxing, and eyelash extensions. Each student is required to complete a specific minimum number of clinical exercises as well as a minimum number of clinical hours to fulfill requirements set by the State Board of Cosmetology.
  1. Assess client needs to conduct a successful client consultation.
  2. Apply Minnesota laws and rules to everyday practice.
  3. Execute proper sanitation and disinfection practices, including the use of personal protective equipment.
  4. Perform skin analysis to determine contraindications prior to performing skin services.
  5. Demonstrate the appropriate draping for desired salon services.
  6. Demonstrate the appropriate workstation setup for desired salon services.
  7. Implement proper application and removal of hard and soft wax to produce uniform and balanced eyebrows.
  8. Perform facial treatments, including cleansing, skin analysis, exfoliation, comedone extraction, mask, toner and moisturizer.
  9. Complete makeup applications using single service products to result in a balanced and blended final contour.
  10. Apply an appropriate length and diameter eyelash extension to the natural lash, resulting in separated, balanced lashes.
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