Skincare Facial

Skincare Facial


Everyone loves a good facial. Who could say no to being pampered by expert hands while sitting back and relaxing? Not only is it nurturing, but afterwards the skin will appear rejuvenated and improved.


What is a skincare facial treatment?


A facial is a series of different treatments that help to clean cleanse and nourish the skin. A facial treatment typically begins with a cleanse and exfoliation, to clear away impurities and dead cells on the skin’s surface that could feed bacteria and block pores or contribute to the skin feeling dry and dull. Once the skin has been prepared, a light massage is performed to encourage circulation and lymphatic flow, which the body uses to clear dead and damaged cells internally. Lastly, most facial treatments also involve the use of masks and replenishing products to purify, balance and moisturise, leaving the skin feeling rejuvenated.


Facial skincare treatments are the most sought-after treatment these days. They are popular with a diverse range of clients, all looking to improve the condition and appearance of their skin. If you want to grow your business and learn how to perform one of the most popular and luxurious treatments that salons and spas offer, then this is the course for you.


This course will teach you the essential skills to offer a Facial skincare treatment to your clients, to cover the key techniques, to deliver a therapeutic treatment and to bring an improvement in the appearance and condition of the skin.


You will learn about the skin and how to recognise different skin types and conditions. This skincare facial can help with a variety of skin concerns and is also a relaxing and restorative treatment. Following the course, you will be able to provide a professional facial skincare treatment to your clients.

Course Details


The course will cover theory on skin science; including key skin functions and how to discover skin type or concerns during the consultation and throughout the treatment.


Other key parts of this course are in depth skincare product and ingredient information, learning each stage of a skincare routine, benefits of product types, textures and application techniques.


The theory will then be put into practice on the 2nd day with a practical session, you will have the chance to experience as well as complete a full facial treatment.


During the course we will cover the following:


  • Skin Science:
    • The functions of the skin
    • Different layers
    • Structures within those layers
    • What they do and how they affect skin concerns.
  • A skincare facial consultation, including how to discover the clients skin type or concern.
  • Treatment set up.
  • Agreed hygiene practice and the reason for this.
  • The different stages of a skincare routine.
  • The benefits of product type, ingredients and texture for each skin type and concern.
  • The pros and cons of various natural skincare brands vs making your own products.
  • Demonstrate correct application techniques for these stages.


You will leave confident in offering a comprehensive and highly marketable professional deep cleansing facial treatment to your clients.

Who Can Attend?


Our Facial Skincare course is taught intensively over 2 days and is aimed at existing therapists who are interested in expanding their practice to include a skincare facial. 

Recognition by Professional Associations


Widely accepted by most Professional Bodies. If you are not already registered with a Professional Body and would like to do so here are some useful links – ICGT, CtHA, FHT. For stand-alone insurance Balens

More Information


The course will be largely practical in content and as a result, you will need appropriate clinic workwear for the duration of the course. This is very much a hands-on course therefore allowing sufficient time to practice and perform the techniques under the guidance of the tutor. During the course, you will partner up with another therapist and will get the chance to perform the techniques taught as well as being the recipient. This is because understanding what the technique should feel like is an invaluable tool for you as a therapist.


Duration: 2 days – 10am-5pm


Tutor: Lisa Gwilliam – see our MSCM Tutor Page


Course fees include the following:

  • All class tuition
  • A comprehensive course manual
  • All ingredients for use in class – value £20.00
  • An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
  • 10 cpd points


You may also find the following course very beneficial:

Natural Face Lift Massage 

Gua Sha Facial Massage

Handmade Herbal Products for Common Skin Concerns


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Course Dates

March 2023 - Starting 18th March 2023 - 10am - 5pm

Cost: £215.00 (+VAT)

Interest-free Easy Payment Plan available upon request.£50.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.
Includes all facial products
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