Basic Esthetics

Legalize your lash extension business and add income opportunities

In just 4 1/2 months you can be prepared to earn money in a career that you love. Whether you’re planning to make a career as a certified Lash Extension specialist, as an Esthetician in a day spa, or as a beauty expert, Mandalyn Academy will certify and prepare you for Utah state exams and licensure.

Why Choose Mandalyn Academy

At Mandalyn Academy, you will learn in an environment that is fun and professional. We provide you the tools for success. Our experienced and passionate instructors work together to teach with patience and with each student’s best interest and success in mind. With an environment that is friendly, positive and professional, you will develop confidence in yourself and in your skills. You will learn the latest beauty procedures and work with the latest esthetics equipment and products. We are dedicated to providing the resources for our student’s development and success, and our students provide the desire and passion to succeed.

Did you know?

  • We offer FINANCIAL AID to those who qualify.
  • Utah requires at least a Basic Esthetics license to apply LASH EXTENSIONS.
  • Mandalyn Academy students maintain exceptionally high passing rates on the State Board Exams.
  • Many of our students have job offers before they graduate.
  • Mandalyn Academy SPA was voted in the top “Best of Utah County” for the past 3 years.

Tuition & Fees (2022) – Ask about enrollment specials

Tuition: $8,345.00
Application Fee: $50.00
Registration Fee: $100.00
Student Supplies & Books Kit (sales tax included): $1,500.00

Books of Reference:

  • Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals
    • ISBN-13: 978-1-111-30689-2
    • ISBN-10: 1-11-30689-3
    • Approximate retail cost $159.95
  • Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals Workbook
    • ISBN-13: 978-1-111-30691-5
    • ISBN-10: 1-111-30691-5
    • Approximate retail cost $88.95

In order to academically succeed there are specific books and supplies that are required for each course of enrollment and are included in the Mandalyn Academy supplies and books kit. A student may choose to opt out and to obtain or purchase the required books and supplies on their own but they must meet school requirements and the student must notify the school at time of enrollment that they choose to opt out.

Program Hours: 600

Day Schedule Options: hours available Tuesday – Saturday between 9 am – 5 pm
34 Hours /week – Course Completion time: approx. 18 weeks / 4.5 months

30 Hours /week – Course Completion time: approx. 20 weeks / 5 months

26 Hours /weekCourse Completion time: approximately 24 weeks / 6 months

20 Hours /week – Course Completion time: approximately 30 weeks / 7 months

Night Schedule

20 Hours /week – Course Completion time: approximately 30 weeks / 7 months

26 Hours /week Course Completion time: approximately 24 weeks / 6 months

Saturdays are to be scheduled weekly or for every other week

What will I learn?

In order to help students learn on a rising scale, the course is broken into levels, beginning with Orientation. Each level has been developed to help build student skills and confidence before moving on to more advanced theory and practical training. Students begin hands-on learning immediately and start building their own clientele right out of orientation.

Basic Esthetics Course Outline

  • New Student Program Introduction
  • History of Skincare
  • Career Opportunities
  • Your Professional Image
  • Life Skills for Success
  • Communicating for Success
  • Sanitation and disinfection
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Basics of Electricity
  • Basics of Nutrition
  • Physiology and Histology of Skin
  • Disorders & diseases of the Skin
  • Skin Typing & Analysis
  • Client Consultations
  • Skin Care Products
  • Product Ingredients
  • Eye Lash Extensions (certification)
  • Facial Treatments
  • Facial techniques & procedures
  • Skin Types and Conditions
  • Men’s Skin Care
  • Facial Massage Techniques
  • Facial Machines and Equipment
  • Galvanic Current Treatment
  • High Frequency Treatment
  • Hair Removal Methods
  • Waxing Procedures & Products
  • Advanced Medical Devices
  • Advanced Facial Treatments
  • Hot Stone Treatments
  • Spray Tanning
  • Chemical Exfoliation
  • Mechanical Exfoliation
  • Light Therapy & Heat Lamps
  • Eye Lash Application
  • Eyebrow Shaping & Tinting
  • Eye Lash Perming & Tinting
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Enzyme and Basic Facial Peels
  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • Facial Packs & Masks
  • Acne, Comedogenicity & Extracting
  • Makeup Application
  • Makeup Products & Supplies
  • Hormone and Immune Systems
  • Health Risks to Basic Estheticians
  • Permanent Cosmetics (introduction)
  • The Treatment Room
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Resumes & Interviewing
  • Professional & Public Relations
  • Professional Ethics
  • Business Practices
  • Developing & Retaining Clientele
  • Advertising & Building Business
  • Business & Spa Management
  • Legal & Tax Issues
  • Regulatory Agencies / Rules & Laws
  • State Board Exam Practice & Review
  • Graduation Preparation
  • Elective Topics
  • Student Spa Floor with Clientele

State Board Exam Kits

Mandalyn Academy is known for having the very best State board exam kits, which have helped our students maintain a very high passing rate. Though renting a Mandalyn Academy exam kit is not required, as part of graduation preparation each student is prepped and practices using the exam kit until they feel completely comfortable and ready to take the state board practical exam. Our kit rentals are available to Mandalyn Academy students only.

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