If you have the desire to work in the fast growing Skin Care Industry our Esthetician Program is for you! ABS has a separate program related to the study of skin, technique usage, and products to keep the skin supple, healthy and attractive. 

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Our Esthetician Program is designed to prepare the student in a knowledgeable background of skin structure, disease and imperfections, various facial treatments, and make up applications.

The Altoona Beauty School 450 hour Esthetician Program trains students above the Pennsylvania state requirements. We have additional advanced instruction that prepares our graduates to enter the spa settings immediately after graduation. This additional instruction gives our students a competitive edge and a solid foundation for a long successful career. You will master these skills and techniques in our Student Spa/ Treatment room where you will work with the necessary Dermalogica and Kryolan Professional Makeup products daily.

Dermalogica Partner School


Altoona Beauty School is proud to partner with Dermalogica to raise the quality of education in our skin care program. The skin care industry is constantly evolving, mostly by consumer demand and as an international company, Dermalogica has been leading the way into the evolution with innovative products and ingredients, excellent education and support to the professional skin therapist for over 20 years. Students will receive hands on training direct from the Dermal Institute

Completion of this course prepares the graduate to take a State Board Examination to become a licensed Esthetician. Our Esthetician Program includes but not limited to the following subjects:

 Enzyme Treatments
  Body Wraps
 • Hot/cold stone treatments
 • Basic Facials w/Massage
 • European Facials
 • Oily Skin Facials
 • Custom Designed Masks
 • Evening Make Up Applications
 • Temporary Hair Removal of the Full Body
 • Eyelash/Eyebrow Perming and Tinting
 • Artificial Lash Applications
 • 20 Minute Express Facials
 • Sensitive Skin Facials
 • Normal / Combination Skin Facials
 • Basic Make Up Applications
 • Corrective Make Up Applications
 • Paraffin Masks
 • Extractions

Short Term Training, Long Term Career:

Training in the Esthetician Program takes 15 weeks to complete for full time students. Part time students are accepted. Evening classes are offered periodically. Our Esthetician Program offers students the opportunity for employment with resorts, spas, salons, or working with Dermatologists. The demand for skin care specialists is growing in our surrounding area. Altoona Beauty School will assist students with job placement opportunities. Get started in our Esthetician Program today. Call (814) 942-3141 with any questions, or to enroll.

Tuition – $4,626.00
Room & Board – $324 (dependent) $1326 (independent)
Books & Supplies – $638.00

2018-19 Esthetician Class Schedule Starting Dates:

Day Classes (15 Weeks)

Sept 17, 2018

Nov 5, 2018

Dec 10, 2018

             Mar 18, 2019

            June 10, 2019

Sept 2, 2019

Nov 25, 2019

Evening Classes (21 Weeks)

Sept 17, 2018

May 20, 2019