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What is an Esthetician?
Esthetics is a profession with endless opportunities and exciting career paths, but what exactly is an esthetician and what exactly do they do?

The field of esthetics refers to the professional study and maintenance of skincare on the face and body. An esthetician can also be defined as a person who is knowledgeable about the nature and appreciation of beauty, especially in art.esth-icon_20

The term esthetics is also often used describe the field of cosmetology, although esthetics is a facet of that specific field; they are, in fact, separate trades.

Defining Esthetics
The field of esthetics is essentially the professional study and maintenance of skincare for the face and body. Traditionally, when people think esthetician, they think someone who does facials and leaves it at that. Excitingly enough, there are numerous branches that are all part of the esthetics tree including: makeup, lashes, waxing, laser treatments, micro-blading, and more!

At TSPA St. Louis, we design our esthetician program to be fun, intriguing and informational. Starting a career in beauty is exciting. Knowing that you will be able to make people glow (literally) on a daily basis is a great reason to start your career in esthetics with us!

Why Choose Esthetics at TSPA St. Louis?
The scary part about choosing a career and future is the pressure of permanence. Most people choose one career in a lifetime; as an esthetician, you can choose a different career daily!
At TSPA St. Louis,we focus a number of things to pave your path to success. We want to make sure you that you have an understanding of the Advanced Science of Skincare and education in the latest spa facials, waxing, body treatments, aromatherapy and phytotherapy.

Something that separates us is a part of our curriculum that provides extensive education in retail sales development to give you an edge towards a lucrative career! We strive to provide you with education that you will continue to apply throughout your career.

The world of beauty is always changing and that’s the fabulous part of it! With a constant flow of new trends and techniques, your knowledge will be perpetually growing and opening new doors along the way.

Our esthetics program will get have you graduating in as little 6 months. For completion, a total of 750 hours need to be clocked and with a full-time schedule that takes roughly 6 months. Fortunately, TSPA St. Louis understands that going to school full-time might not always be feasible, especially if you’re a parent or you have a full time job already. We want everyone to have the chance to begin a career in beauty. Therefore, we offer a part-time class that takes roughly 11 months to finish.

Financial aid is also available to those who qualify. You deserve the best start to your career. Let TSPA St. Louis help you. Learn more about the field of esthetics and take a look at our program to see if this career path is the right one for you!