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Mon, 27 Sept


Pembroke Beauty College

CIDESCO Full time Day Course September 2021

This course is designed for students who can attend the college on a full time basis. Attending full time allows the student to study in depth all aspects of facial therapy, body therapy and electrolysis hair removal.

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CIDESCO Full time Day Course September 2021
CIDESCO Full time Day Course September 2021

Time & Location

27 Sept 2021, 09:30

Pembroke Beauty College, 123 O'Connell St, Centre, Limerick, V94 V6HR, Ireland

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Entry Level: Leaving Certificate standard or an equal standard of education is required for this course. 


FACIAL Therapy: 

· Anatomy & physiology: general study of the subjects to include cells, tissues and the main systems of the body, concentration on the face, head and neck areas. 

· Skin: study of the structure and function of the skin, including skin disorders and diseases. 

· Cleansing and toning: use of milks and creams, facial steamers and preparation of masks and their uses

· Facial massage: full facial massage sequence from the décolleté right up to the scalp

· Eye treatments: eyebrow shaping, eyelash and eyebrow tinting. 

· Electrical treatments: in include steam and ozone, high frequency, galvanic, vacuum suction, infra red, radiant heat, ultra-violet and faradism. 

· Make up: the practice and art of day, evening, special occasion and bridal make up. Corrective techniques, colour planning and preparation of the skin prior to application. 

· Manicure and pedicure: structure of the nail, nail diseases and disorders, manicure and pedicure procedure, hand and foot massage. 

· Waxing: Depilatory waxing, warm strip wax technique and hot/film peel off wax technique for sensitive areas of the body. 

Body Therapy: 

· Anatomy& physiology: skeletal system, muscular system, vascular system, lymphatic system, neurological system, respiratory system, digestive system, genito-urinary system, endocrine system and the special senses. 

· Body massage: full body Swedish massage sequence and technique, description and application of massage movements, contraindications and effects. 

· Diet and nutrition: a thorough understanding of this subject, including fat, carbohydrates, proteins, fibre, minerals, vitamins, dietary disorders and deficiency diseases. 

· Exercises, figure correction: isotonic and isometric exercises, recognition of figure faults. Deportment and posture. 

· Body Electrical treatments: to include faradism, galvanic, vacuum suction, gyratory massage, ultra-violet rays and heat treatments. 

· Electricity: basic science, types of current, alternating and direct currents and their uses and application within body therapy treatments.

Electrolysis:  Electrolysis is a method of removing individual hairs from the face or body. It is the only medically proven method of permanent hair removal. 

· Anatomy and physiology

· Structure of the skin and hair

· Endocrine system

· Principles and techniques of electrolysis

· Cause of superfluous hair growth

· Short wave diathermy

· Galvanic

· Dermatology of the skin diseases/disorders

CIDESCO Project: students are also required to research and write a project of at least 4000 words on a topic/subject relevant to the study of Beauty Therapy prior to sitting their CIDESCO exam along with some case histories also. 

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