Laser Training

One of the most exciting parts of working in the beauty industry is the variety of positions and job titles you can explore. Maybe you are a cosmetologist and you are ready to expand your skill set, and as a result, your employability. Perhaps you want to take your first step in the beauty industry and you are curious about in-demand specialties. Whether you are new to beauty or an experienced professional, becoming a laser technician may take your career to the next level.

As an Arkansas laser technician, you can use your extensive knowledge of laser technology to permanently reduce hair growth all over the body. These services are becoming increasingly popular as people realize the downsides of shaving.

State License Requirements

As is the case in many states, laser hair removal is considered a medical procedure in Arkansas. For that reason, it falls under the oversight of the Arkansas State Medical Board. To legally perform a laser hair removal procedure, a licensed physician must delegate services to you. The licensed physician must also consult with each patient prior to hair removal, be available to every patient throughout and after each procedure, and maintain full documentation on patients. As the person who is using the laser, you do not have to seek any state certification.

Education Details

Of course, this doesn't mean that you don't need any training. In fact, you may have difficulty getting hired or finding a doctor to work with if you do not attend one of the many approved AR laser training programs. As you compare schools, look for a program that delves into the following topics: History of lasers Laser mechanics Hair and skin physiology Laser safety Client consultation and communication Laser contraindications Hair removal techniques Followup techniques Fractionated and non-fractionated laser usage Furthermore, try to attend a program that really focuses on hands-on experience. The more time you spend working with real lasers in your education, the more confident you'll be working with patients after you graduate.

License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
3 Years
License Renewal Period

To perform laser technology services in Arkansas, you must do so under the guidance of a physician that is registered with the Arkansas State Medical Board. To be considered for employment, you should complete a program that is recognized by the National Council on Laser Certification. When you register with this national organization, you will renew your certification every three years, and pay a $95 fee with your application. This is a good option for estheticians, nurses and practitioners in other related fields to increase their qualifications.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

The field of esthetics has great potential in Arkansas. This industry covers specialized titles like laser technician. Projected job growth for Arkansas skin care specialists is 40% between 2012 and 2022 (O*Net, 2016). The median annual income for a skin care specialist working in Arkansas is $36,010 (O*Net, 2016). Since this field consists of many assorted careers, you may apply for work in a variety of settings. You may look for positions in spas and medical spas as long as they have a physician on staff. You may also qualify for work in medical settings, such as dermatology clinics and hair removal clinics. Some AR laser training courses require practicum rotations or an internship, both of which may help you build connections with local employers before you graduate.

Working as a Laser Technician

Arkansas has many job options for a hair removal and skincare technician. For a technician interested in the medical profession, a healthcare facility. For a technician interested in beauty, a salon and spa. Technicians can also work for themselves. Arkansas hair removal and skincare technicians have an exciting job outlook. Personal care and beauty are important to the people of Arkansas, and technicians are qualified to met their needs.

State board Contact Information

Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology
4815 W. Markham St. Slot 8
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone Number: 501-682-2168
Fax Number: 501-682-5640

The Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology can help you with obtaining an Arkansas state cosmetology license, replacing a lost cosmetology license or updating change of name or change of address information.


Find the Beauty Schools in Arkansas that interest you below,

The Salon Professional Academy

13125 HWY 107,
Sherwood, AR 72120

Program: Cosmetology

Do you Love Fasion and Beauty? Maximize Your Creativity at The Salon Professional Academy Welcome to The Salon Professional Academy in North Little Rock! The vision of our school is to provide you with Do you Love Fasion and Beauty? Maximize Your Creativity at The Salon Professional Academy Welcome to The Salon Professional Academy in North Little Rock! The vision of our school is to provide you with an education in an industry that inspires you! Our instructors understand the skills students will need to thrive in the industry. These not only include the obvious technical abilities, but sharp business skills as well. These business skills help set The Salon Professional Academy apart from other schools. If you are passionate about making a professional career out of your creativity; The Salon Professional Academy in North Little Rock can help you pursue your dreams. We are always looking for the next top stylist. A Beautiful Learning Environment Enroll in a brand new kind of school - The Salon Professional Academy. We are a REDKEN 5th Avenue School. We have a beautiful location in North Little Rock, AR that is a one-of-a-kind school. We prefer small class sizes so that every student receives the attention that will help them succeed in this industry. Visit us to see what we have to offer you. Everything you'll see reflects the finest in salon training. • Quality styling stations • Manicure tables • Pedicure thrones • Esthetic beds • Computer centers • Makeup area and retail center You can also learn using quality professional products from leading manufacturers. Some of these products may include: • Redken hair care, styling products, hair color, and texture • OPI nail products • Sorme makeup • Clinical Care Skin Solutions Program Overview Our approach to education is student-centered. That means we strive to make you a knowledgeable, prepared leader in the salon industry. Rather than relying only on traditional cosmetology practices, we continually update our educational curriculum. Redken educators from across the country come to our facility regularly to educate our instructors and students. Our instructors attend additional training and pass that new knowledge on to our students. Tuition includes books and kit. An enrollment fee is due at contract signing. Convenient payment plans may be used or loans may be arranged for those who qualify. Class size is limited. Enroll today to get the class of your choice. Contact admissions to find out more about SCHOLARSHIPS! The Salon Professional Academy in North Little Rock offers the following programs: Your Career is Waiting! We believe that the most important aspect of your training comes when your formal education is complete: your career. We aspire to help place our graduates in privately held salons and spas, where income is the highest. In addition to helping our graduates find work in local salons, we place some graduates in the 6,000 Redken Club 5th Avenue salons across the country. Contact Us! We want you to experience our student-centered approach to a cosmetology education. Let us help you gain a professional edge and a new career to love!
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