Thank you for your interest in our Esthiology program! We do not have any open classes starting for Esthiology at this time. We will announce new classes in the Fall of 2022, but the schedule has not been finalized just yet. Keep checking here for updates!


The Program

Aveda Institute New Mexico prepares future professionals for an exciting career in the skin care and makeup industries. Our Esthiology course is designed to deliver the finest education with hands-on learning through theoretical and practical knowledge and experience.

The Esthiology Program is a total of 26 weeks long, 3 days a week from 9:00-5:30pm. Classes are either Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday or Thursday/Friday/Saturday (depending on enrollment date).

Phase I

Weeks: 6

The fundamentals of esthiology combines basic theoretical skin and physical sciences with essential skills set, including skin and hair physiology and histology; disorders and diseases; skin analysis; cosmetologists.aspx basic facial, hair removal, massage and makeup techniques; safety and sanitation; and State Law requirements.

Phase II

Weeks: 8

Acquire in depth knowledge and confidence with practical skills previously obtained. Future professionals will learn specialty treatments including deep refinements and body treatments. Theory subjects covered include anatomy, physiology, chemistry, nutrition, professional massage, and retail essentials. 8 hours of skills set certification are also included in Phase II.

Phase III

Weeks: 12

The third phase of this program allows our future professionals to fine tune their skills through clinic hours. Along with increased practical experience, students will receive theory on advanced topics and treatments such as: electrotherapy, artificial lash application, color theory and professional makeup application, salon business, and how to prepare a professional resume. The last weeks of the program will include final examinations, State Exam preparation, and career planning.

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