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Professional Skincare & Facials

Professional Skincare & Facials in Essex & London

Our Professional Skincare & Facials course has the edge!

The Professional Skincare & Facials massage is one of the simplest and most effective ways to improve the surface of, and rejuvenate your skin and make you feel and look younger and healthier. This professional facial concentrates on the upper body, neck, head and face. The use of quality skincare products will aid in regeneration of skin cells and leave your client with a more vibrant look.

It efficiently improves the skin quality and texture by using structured massage moves which increases the activity of the lymphatic system in eliminating waste, bringing fresh nutrients and oxygen to the area, stimulating collagen and improving skin's elasticity . The process of cleanse, tone, mask and moisturizer, work on the principle of removing the dead cells and stimulating the growth of healthy and firm skin. It helps to reduce the age marks and softens the fine lines, increasing the collagen content of the skin. It leaves the skin hydrated and with an acceleration of new, fresh skin cells being brought to the surface.

The main skin types are: dry, oily, normal and combination. These can be present in: mature skin and young skin.

Normal Skin Type

This skin type can be determined by the fact that it is not overly oily, dry or combined. The complexion is clear, blemish free, even toned, fresh and textured.

Dry Skin Type

This skin type can appear flaky and dehydrated with restricted movement. This is due to an underactive sebaceous gland in its production of Sebum. The skin can also be sensitive to harsh chemicals, products and environmental stresses. This skin type Can be prone to Milia around the eye area.

Oily Skin Type

Often found in Teenagers, this skin type can appear greasy due to an overactive sebaceous gland which produces too much sebum. This will inhibit wrinkle production in later years. Characteristics common to this skin type are: Open pores, Pustules, Papules, Comedones and Sebborrhoea.

Combination Skin Type

There are usually 2 skin types present here. An Oily 'T Zone' made up of the forehead, nose and chin area forming a T in shape. Prone to this area will be comedones, pustules and papules. The chin and neck would either be normal in skin type or dry with flaky patches and dehydration.

Mature Skin

It is now considered that from 25 years of age, the skin is classed as mature. This can be defined by the following: less elasticity, dehydration, broken capillaries, liver spots, sallow skin tone, enlarged pores and the appearance of expression lines.

Young Skin

Usually under the age of 25, the skin will be of an even skin tone with more elastin, no expression lines and a good blood supply to the face and neck.

Course Objectives

To prepare students for certification in Professional Skincare & Facials, by covering the following:

  • How to identify areas of improvement and apply the correct products
  • Related anatomy and physiology
  • Contraindications
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Consultation and record keeping
  • Treatment planning
  • Product knowledge
  • Correct cleansing
  • Spritz toning
  • Controlled exfoliation
  • Steam & extraction
  • Different types of face mask
  • Correct moisturisation
  • Use of sun screen
  • Mineral make up


This is an ABT accredited course with 11 CPD points. Upgrade to a VTCT/NVQ Level 2 unit for £199

What You Need To Bring

Products will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own if you have any specific requirements. We are a stockist of the highly accredited Environ range, which will be used throughout the course.


The course last two days, usually on a weekend, so you dont have to take time out of your busy week!

Dates and Costs

We take payment via PayPal, most major credit/debit cards or cheque.

Please see below our list of upcoming courses. Click on the course for further information, request a call or email regarding the course or book now!

ABT accredited Professional Skincare & Facials course with NVQ upgrade option119/06/202419/06/2024£349 InfoEnquireBook!
ABT accredited Professional Skincare & Facials course with NVQ upgrade option124/07/202424/07/2024£349 InfoEnquireBook!
ABT accredited Professional Skincare & Facials course with NVQ upgrade option120/08/202420/08/2024£329 InfoEnquireBook!
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