Basic Aesthetics – 600 Hours

Basic Esthetics Licensing Program – 600 Hourscontact-us-now

Love for Esthetics.  Passion for Excellence in Skin Science Education. 

The Basic Esthetics Licensing Program consists of 600 Hours of training and hands-on instruction.  Whether you are able to attend full-time or part-time, you will acquire aesthetic skills that will enable you to pass the Virginia, Maryland & DC Board examination for aesthetics licensing.

  • Full Time Esthetics Students:   23 Weeks.
  • Part Time Esthetics Students:  43 weeks.

State Board Licensing Exam 

This esthetics licensing program covers all fundamentals of skin care therapy and topics covered on the State Board Licensing exam.

The Basic Aesthetics Licensing Exam, given by the Virginia State Board, includes both practical and theoretical sections. Completing all coursework successfully at Dermal Science Aesthetics & Nails Academy should prepare the graduate for passing the Licensing Exam.

Expert instructors  will orient you on the beauty industry, familiarize you with state laws and regulations, review the science of the human body and essential skin care techniques (make-up, body treatments and hair removal).

Coursework Overview

  • Orientation & Business Topics –  An Introduction to school policies and the beauty industry.
  • Laws & Regulations –   An introduction to industry laws and regulations.
  • General Sciences– An overview of industry relevant biological topics and health information.
  • Applied Sciences – In-depth overview of the sciences of the human body.
  • Skin Care – This course of study prepares students for practical skills in the Skin Care Therapy industry.
  • Make-Up – application of cosmetics.
  • Body & Other Treatments – An introduction to aesthetic and therapeutic treatments.
  • Hair Removal – complete overview of hair removal techniques.

Helpful Information:  Basic Aesthetics Licensing Program

Excellence in Esthetics and Nail Technician Training in Virginia, Maryland & Washington DC.


Contact Us

11425 Isaac Newton Square South,
Suite 200, Reston, Virginia, 20190

Certification, Accreditation & Licensing

Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy is proud of our SCHEV certification, NACCAS accreditation and DPOR licensing that enhances the quality of your education. This institution is approved by the the Virginia State Approving Agency to offer GI Bill® educational benefits. Learn More
Certified to Operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

About Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy

A leading Aesthetic, Nail Technician & Massage Training School located in Reston, Virginia and central to Washington DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia. We are situated .3 miles (6 minute walk) from the Wiehle–Reston East Metro station (Silver Line).

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COVID-19 Notice & Distance Learning Info

Due to the pandemic and the spread of Covid-19 all classes are temporarily being taught via distance learning using multiple platforms and instructor-led or hybrid which is a combination of distance learning for theory portion and in-person classes for practical hands-on.

Please note COVID-19 necessary health and safety precautions by obtaining information from local health care providers and state health authorities, and the CDC’s COVID-19 website. 

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