Start Your Skin Care Career as an Esthetician in La Mesa, California
People spend thousands of dollars each year to improve and pamper their skin, so why not break into this exciting and lucrative field? Estheticians are responsible for a variety of important beauty treatments – ranging from skin care to makeup application. Students who complete the program and earn their license as an Esthetician pursue careers in spas, salons, the hospitality industry, cruise ships, patient careers, and business ownership.
Scholarship Opportunity Available for New Students
For a limited time California Hair Design Academy is offering a scholarship for up to $800 to our Night Cosmetology and Barbering Programs and $500 Scholarship for Night Estheticians and all of our Day Programs.
Esthetician Course Overview
At CHDA we offer a variety of class schedules to meet your needs, including both day and night programs.
Don’t just learn the basic esthetic techniques. Our Esthetician students learn and practice advanced techniques including:
- Body Wrapping
- Specialty Skin Treatments
- Product Knowledge
- Jesner Chemical Peels
- Hot Stone Therapy
State Board Preparation
The best way to pass the state board exam is to have a solid understanding of esthetic processes and procedures. CHDA students are well prepared with the fundamentals and strong level of confidence crucial to passing the CA State Board exam.
Graduation requirements: 600 Hours Total
HEALTH AND SAFETY (100 hours)
Laws and Regulations
Health and Safety Considerations
Chemistry of Esthetics
Electricity of Esthetics
DISINFECTION AND SANITATION (100 hours)
Disinfection and Sanitation
Bacteriology, Anatomy, Physiology and Skin Analysis
SKIN CARE (350 hours)
Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials
HAIR REMOVAL, LASH & BROW BEAUTIFICATION (50 hours)
Brow/Lash Tinting and Perming
The Esthetician curriculum meets the state licensing requirements of the CA State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.
Esthetician Program in Southern California
This course will help you define your career in the industry by teaching the best practices in skin care, as well as business skills. Students come from all over San Diego County and beyond to learn from our talented educators. A highly energized environment is fostered to master all the essential practices in the beauty field.
State of the Art Training
We educate our students using the highly educational and interactive Pivot Point LAB system taught from both stylized books and your tablet, which comes as part of your student kit.
Real World Clientele
Our students gain real world experience servicing clients with only the most professional equipment and products to enhance their proficiency and retail knowledge.
All of our Esthetician students are trained using the DERMALOGICA product line and receive an extensive student kit!
What you should know when starting an Esthetician program
How much does it cost?
When does the next esthetician course start?
CHDA offers multiple start dates for the esthetician course which you can review on our Admissions overview
Can I take classes at night?
CHDA offers both day and night options for it’s esthetician program. Learn more on our Class Schedules page