Michigan Skin Care & Esthetics Schools
Do you want to work on the shores of Lake Michigan, helping tired travelers unwind and detox? Or would you feel more at home in one of the Lower Peninsula’s busy cities, offering the latest in skin care technology, research, and products?
Michigan has these options and more, when you choose to enter the field of esthetics. All you have to bring is your strong hands, your love of beauty, and a willingness to learn.
The first step to licensure is training, so get started by checking out the list of Michigan skin care training programs below.
How Can I Use a Michigan Esthetician License?
If you put the time in to earn a Michigan esthetician license, there are many ways it can pay off for you. Some estheticians focus on specialized facial services in local spas, including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser resurfacing, and facials.
Others offer full body skin care services like fat loss wraps, detox mud packs, and whole-body exfoliation. Each spa has its own list of services and its own salon culture, so you can find out what you love most about esthetics and look for employers that can help you make clients feel younger, healthier, and more beautiful.
According to O*Net, demand for skin care specialists may increase 9% by 2024 (2016). The average income for a Michigan esthetician is $29,970 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).
Options at Esthetic Schools in Michigan
In Michigan, licensed esthetics schools have to meet the training and curriculum requirements of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Since general education topics are the same school to school, it’s important to find a school that fits your learning style and makes you feel comfortable about asking questions, trying new things, and growing professionally.
Required Topics at Michigan Esthetic Schools
- Cosmetic preparations
- Body wrapping
- Skin antiseptics
- Tonics, Lotions and Creams
- Skin care devices and apparatus
- Skin care appliances
- Temporary hair removal
- Makeup application
- Eyelash application
Requirements for an Esthetician License in Michigan
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs requires you to pass a written exam and a practical exam after completing at least 400 hours of education. Once they have verified your passing scores on these exams, you are ready to get your esthetician’s license.
Who knows what the next decade will bring to esthetics? You can stay on top of the latest trends and technology by investing in your skin care education.
Take the next step on your career path and reach out to Michigan schools below.
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