||The Christine Valmy International School is committed to providing the finest education available. We prepare professionals with all the training they need to begin rewarding and lucrative careers. As the first institution for esthetics established in the United States, The Christine Valmy International School prepares students for the beauty industry, the business world and life.
Combining the tradition of European esthetics with the latest advances in biology, chemistry, herbology and nutrition, the Christine Valmy International School offers dynamic classes in skin care, makeup, nail artistry and spa treatments and cosmetology programs. Students get hands-on practice from their very first day of class. The professionalism of these future estheticians and beauty therapists is finely honed through instruction in the power of touch. Throughout the curriculum in our cosmetology programs, students are made keenly aware of the often-overlooked details that turn potential customers into regular clients. An education at a Christine Valmy International School, one of the finest beauty schools in New York, gives the future beauty professional all the tools and knowledge necessary for success in this multi-billion dollar industry. Our graduates are in the highest demand by beauty companies around the world.
|Skin Care Esthetics
600 hours: Preparation for NY State & NJ State Esthetics License Become the best in your field. This course provides thorough preparation for working in the skin care profession, with a wealth of information and meticulous attention to detail. Excellent hands-on training prepares you to feel comfortable in job situations. You will be taught the basics in chemistry, anatomy, and biology as a foundation to learning advanced treatment methods, makeup and waxing.
1200 hours: Preparation for the NJ Cosmetology License We believe in training the professional cosmetologist as in Europe, to be a true "Beauty Therapist." From chemistry to anatomy, permanent waves, coloring, shaping and shaving, this course will prepare you for your career while having fun. Our emphasis is not only on hair but on all aspects of the cosmetology license. You will learn to create expert hairstyles and haircuts, master European facials and be proficient in manicuring. As salons become increasingly competitive, owners are looking for diversified, well qualified personnel able to perform a full range of services. Our education will give you the tools to be in high demand and choose the right job for you.
|Manicuring & Nail Art
250 hours: NY State Manicuring License
300 hours: NJ State Manicuring License
From basic manicures and pedicures, sanitation and infection control through advanced nail designs and acrylic nails, the courses
prepare you for the State Board Exam.
* Bacteriology and Sanitation
* Nail Structure and Disorders
* Basic and French Manicures
* Paraffin and Hot Oil Manicures
* Hand and Foot Massage
* Nail Extensions, Tips, Wraps, and Acrylics
* Gels, Deco-Designs, Air Brushing
* Business Practice and Job Skills
|Beginning and Advanced Makeup
Beginning and advanced makeup courses are offered, taking you from facial anatomy and shapes, color theory, day and evening makeup applications, to photo, video, film and print.
Note: The Curriculums for the Esthetics and Cosmetology License include makeup.
|Specialization Seminars and Certification for Spa Treatments
At the NJ location only These special classes are only offered to the licensed esthetician or cosmetologist for certification in advanced techniques. Taught by experts in each field, these seminars will give you experience and qualifications to perform the latest spa techniques and stay competitive in your career.
* Massage Techniques
* Ayurvetic Massage
* Lymphatic Drainage
* Skin Analysis
* Skin Renewal Treatments
* Use of Alpha Hydroxy Acids
* Dark Spot Treatments
* Specialized Acne Treatments
* Salt & Herbal Body Wrap
* Custom Blending of Products
* Makeup Air-brushing
* Preparation for Union Makeup
* Permanent Makeup
|If you'd like to study at one of the top beauty schools in New York, we encourage you to look into the cosmetology programs at the Christine Valmy International School.
Pine Brook, NJ
New York, NY