Latest Update on Chemical Peels

About the Course
In today’s times, most people want to retain that youthful and healthy glow to their skin.  As baby boomers have aged, a massive market has been created- requesting these services, along with their children, who are more knowledgeable of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation and the effects on the skin.  Estheticians are the specialists to provide this care through an abundance of skin treatment services including facials, chemical peels, waxing, and microdermabrasion.  In order to protect the health of your clients, it is imperative to understand the risks involved in performing these treatments.

Learning objectives
  • Explain the development of esthetics as a profession.
  • Name and describe at least the (3) three types of chemical peels available. 
  • Describe the top (3) three chemical solutions used in various types of peels.
  • Apply the Fitzpatrick Classification Scale to assess a client’s skin and make appropriate recommendations for treatment.
About the Author
Jo Ann M. Stills began her career as the owner of a successful salon. From that position, she moved into an educational focus as Manager and Styles Director for Trend International Beauty colleges. Further career development led her to the position of Salon Manager for a chain of corporate owned salons. In the first year of this position, she successfully headed off a unionization effort and increased salon revenues by 37%. The year the salon was sold, we reached $1 million level, with a 98% customer satisfaction rate.