Esthetics Program

Esthetics Program

Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute’s industry-leading curriculum offers a specialized approach to Esthetics education. Our program includes the advanced techniques necessary to succeed in the skin care industry of today and tomorrow!

  • Advanced skin care education with a European inspiration
  • Instructors with industry-leading experience
  • Continuously updated curriculum to stay on point with industry trends
  • Full and part-time class schedules
  • Weekend classes available
  • Lifelong job placement assistance
  • State-of-the-art multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Gainful Employment: Esthetics | Esthetics Teacher

Students who start our nationally accredited esthetics program, complete it — and we’re here for them every step of the way!

Ensuring that our students pass their licensure exam is only the beginning — we also offer lifelong job placement assistance and continuing education!

Our esthetics curriculum includes:

  • Corrective Esthetics education* – at no additional cost!
  • Laser education plus certification!*
  • Theory and history of esthetics
  • Performing a variety of facial treatments & techniques
  • Effective client consultations
  • Product & service selection and promotion
  • Numerous industry-leading professional product lines
  • Performing spa body treatments such as body wraps and back treatments
  • Makeup education including color theory, application, bridal, smokey eyes, a variety of looks, and more!
  • Individual eyelash extensions plus certification!
  • Eyebrow & full-body waxing
  • Eyebrow tinting & threading
  • Aromatherapy
  • Premier Industry Partnerships
  • Business Training
  • And much more!
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Free Financial Analysis For All Students

Call our Admissions Department at (847) 329.9174 or complete the form below to receive your free financial analysis. One of our Admissions Advisors will contact you to schedule an appointment to review your financial situation and the financing & payment plan options available to you. Federal Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.


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ASCP Student Network

Access ASCP Student Network Benefits!

We’ve partnered with the industry group Associated Skin Care Professionals to provide our students with the benefits of ASCP’s Student Network! Gain free access to exclusive content and perks!

  • Invitations to live educational webinars
  • Invitations to industry events
  • Free subscription to Skin Deep magazine
  • Free online portfolio/professional website!
  • Free professional e-mail address to match your website!
  • Exam preparation guides
  • and more!

Common Questions About Estheticians and Esthetician Training

What is an esthetician and what do they do?

Estheticians are specially trained skin care therapists who offer a wide variety of services including waxing, other forms of hair removal, facials, chemical peels*, microdermabrasion*, makeup application, and more.

Estheticians are typically employed in day spas, salons, destination spas, dermatology & plastic surgery practices, and retail or educational environments.

How long does it take to complete the esthetics program at Estelle?

We offer a comprehensive 750-hour esthetics program (as required for licensure in Illinois) with a variety of flexible schedules. Students can finish the program in as little as six months when attending our full-time morning schedule. We offer evening, part-time, and weekend options if your schedule doesn’t allow for daytime attendance.

Will I need to continue my education after school?

Our esthetician program includes the latest skin care advancements alongside time-tested techniques to prepare graduates to enter the esthetics industry immediately. As a licensed esthetician in Illinois, you’ll be required to complete 10 hours of continuing education every two years in order to renew and maintain your license. These continuing education classes are offered by Estelle and other outlets to help you stay at the industry forefront.

Already an Esthetician?

We offer an Esthetics Teacher program to further your career! Our teacher program consists of 750 hours of training to completely prepare you to pass on your knowledge to aspiring estheticians! Call us today at (847) 329-9174 for more information.

We Stand Apart

As the leading esthetician school in Chicago, Illinois, our esthetics classes prepare students to succeed in any facet of the industry! Career opportunities include day spas and salons, dermatology and plastic surgery clinics, skin care product companies, resorts, cruise ships, mobile spa companies, and so much more!

Contact us at 847.329.9174 for more information and to schedule a no-obligation campus tour!
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* = Disclaimer regarding “medical estheticians” and scope of practice