Facials Specialist

Lakeview Aesthetic School

Esthetician & Makeup Artist located in Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

Some people only think about getting a facial when they develop a skin problem, while others wouldn’t dream of missing their routine facials. Both types of clients choose an aesthetician who has received the type of comprehensive facial training provided by the team at Lakeview Aesthetic School in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. You learn about today’s most advanced facial products and techniques and get hands-on training that boosts your experience and confidence. To learn more about our next aesthetician course, call the admissions office, or connect with us using the online form.

Facials Q & A

Why are facials a vital component of aesthetic training? 

Facials are one of the central treatments offered by aestheticians. High-quality facials are sought after by clients who want to: 

  • Clean away toxins and debris
  • Exfoliate dead skin cells
  • Stimulate circulation with a facial massage
  • Extract blackheads and clogged pores
  • Treat skin problems with a specialized mask
  • Hydrate and nourish using medical-grade products


Clients also value facials for the individualized information, and advice aestheticians offer. Your in-depth training at Lakeview Aesthetic School equips you with the knowledge you need to recommend the best products and skin care regimen for each client’s skin type. 

What should I expect from a facials course at Lakeview Aesthetic School? 

Lakeview Aesthetic School designs its course to teach everything from the basics to advanced skin science and facial techniques. You can expect to learn about topics such as: 

  • Skin anatomy
  • Essential tools and how to use them
  • How to analyze your client’s skin type and challenges
  • Different ingredients in facials and how they affect the skin
  • How to cleanse the skin and apply and remove a mask
  • Different types of facial kits and how to use them
  • How to care for skin conditions such as acne, blackheads, and hyperpigmentation


You also learn how to help your clients relax and boost skin circulation with gentle skin massage techniques. 

What sets the facials course at Lakeview Aesthetic School apart?

The aesthetic school you choose can make the difference between being an aesthetician who just gets by or having recognition as a confident expert capable of providing the full range of services, including soothing facials that leave clients with a radiant complexion and healthy skin. Lakeview Aesthetic School equips you to be the very best.

We carefully develop every aspect of your education to give you the knowledge and skills you need for an exceptional career. We offer certification for HydraFacial MD® and we work closely with each student, helping them pass the Illinois State Licensing Exam. 

In addition to classroom work, our students receive hands-on training by staff and practical experience at the Lakeview Aesthetic School med spa. Your comprehensive training includes:

  • Chemical peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Waxing
  • Makeup artistry
  • Laser treatments
  • Medical esthetics
  • Business-building skills
  • Communication skills

To learn more about training to perform facials, call or text the Lakeview Aesthetic School admissions office at 312.848.3048 or 773.614.7454, or use our convenient online contact form.