The Aromatic Applications for the Skin Certificate program is an aromatherapy program designed for massage therapists, estheticians, nurses, healthcare providers, retailers, product creators, and individuals interested in exploring the applications of essential oils to the skin as well as deepening their knowledge of aromatherapy.
This is an advanced level training program and is a module from our Aromatic Scholars Certification program. A Foundations level training is recommended but not required.
Course Overview: Core Topics
- In-depth Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
- The Skin as a Pathway onto and into the Body
- Essential Oil Safety and the Skin
- Top Essential Oils for the Skin
- Therapeutic Benefits of Essential Oils for Skincare
- In-depth study of Vegetable Oils, Herbal Oils and Hydrosols
- Aromatherapy Products for the Skin
- Learn How to Make Skincare Products
- Understand Western and Ayurvedic Skin Types
- The Health of the Skin
- Common Skin Conditions
- List of suppliers
Upon successful completion of Aromatic Applications for the Skin, you will be able to:
- Describe the physiology of the skin including the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous layers.
- Describe how essential oils can affect the immune system and the cells responsible for this potential action.
- Specify key physiological, chemical and psychological functions of the skin..
- Explain how primary wound healing occurs and the 10 most important factors which influence the skins health.
- List and discuss 8 analytical categories of the skin.
- Describe the unique characteristics of the 7 ‘skin types’.
- Apply essential oils to the skin safely.
- Identify the key therapeutic actions of essential oils and hydrosols on the skin.
- Create an herbal oil.
- Demonstrate knowledge of various vegetable oils and the importance of quality.
- List and discuss the therapeutic benefits of the main nutrients found in vegetable carrier oils used for skincare and massage.
- List and define common issues/disorders of the skin.
- Apply your knowledge of essential oils to the skin for 5 common skin issues.
- Make a therapeutic salve, skincare cream, salt scrub, cleanser, exfoliant, toner and massage oil.
- List and describe the 3 aspects of a basic facial care regime.
- Demonstrate your knowledge of herbal and vegetable oils, hydrosols and essential oils, by creating a skincare cream, toner, exfoliant, and cleanser.
- Create dynamic aromatic body care products.
How do I become certified with the Aromatic Applications for the Skin Certificate Program?
In order to receive the School for Aromatic Studies certification, students must:
- Complete all modules and lesson in the Aromatic Applications for the Skin online program.
- Complete 7 case studies on family, friends, self, or existing and willing clients.
- Complete all review quizzes.
- Complete final exam.
- Send in final exam and 7 case studies.
This program is approved by the NCBTMB for 32 CE Hours for massage therapists (including NCBTMB and Florida), 46 hours (includes 14 case study hours) for NAHA Aromatherapists (all levels).
Course Enrollment Information
- Exclusive Aromatic Applications for the Skin Online Manual
- Life time access to the Aromatic Applications for the Skin online program
- Email/phone tutorial support
- Review of case studies and final exam.
- Certificate for Aromatic Applications for the Skin, 46 hours.
- CE hours for massage therapists and registered aromatherapists.
- Students will need to purchase their own supplies. We offer recommended suppliers or you can choose your own!
Anyone may register for this class. A Foundations level aromatherapy education is recommended but not required.
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