Aesthetics More Than Skin Deep


Choosing the program in aesthetics, you will be able to prepare yourself for the licensing required to enter the beauty industry as an entry level professional. In order to work as an aesthetician, “all states, except Connecticut, require skin care specialists to complete a cosmetology or esthetician program and obtain a license. “[1] The Aesthetics program at Franklin Academy is designed to endow students with the required skills and knowledge necessary to obtain licensing as an aesthetician within the State of Tennessee. Part of the “$382 billion beauty business”[2], aestheticians are poised for an exceptional employment growth rate. “The BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) projects employment growth of almost 40 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. “[3] The aesthetics program at Franklin Academy is essential to being able to maximize your professional opportunities during this above average employment growth.

With small class sizes, Franklin Academy is able to maintain a low student-teacher ratio. This low ratio ensures students receive quality one-on-one training, as well as the hands-on training needed to excel in their field. “As licensed skincare specialists, aestheticians issue beauty treatments and repair skin problems to maintain and improve the skin’s health and appearance. “[4]The aesthetics program at Franklin Academy incorporates the necessary education to become a licensed aesthetician in the state of Tennessee within an accredited environment. The program is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of Aesthetics theories.  Coursework includes chemical and physical processes, as well as, sanitation procedures. This comprehensive program provides students with a solid foundation in the field of aesthetics with exposure to application techniques and product treatments.

Designed to prepare you for success, your aesthetician kit will contain OFRA products that you will use to explore skin treatments and professional makeup application. This array of products is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of skin care products and practices. If you haven’t heard of OFRA before, just know that they have an “[5]extensive client list including international celebrities, well-known franchises like Miss Universe, Olympic athletes, politicians, judges’ wives, prime ministers, and a variety of other famous personalities.” Coupled with an exploration of the tools and the best sanitation practices, students are prepared to seize all the opportunities of the beauty industry.