Beauty EverLasting Training Curriculum & Lesson Plan

The following information covers the curriculum & lesson plan of Beauty EverLasting’s permanent cosmetics primary training program.

I.                    Introduction to Permanent Cosmetics (1/2 hr)

  • Brief History of tattoos as it applies to permanent makeup
  • Facts about Permanent Cosmetics

Method:   Lecture
Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: The Foundation of Fundamental Application

II.                  Introduction to machines and devices  (1½ hrs)

  • Manual
  • Coil
  • Rotary
  • Digital  (being used in training)

Method:  Lecture
Materials:  SPCP Equipment Manual, Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: The Foundation of Fundamental Application
Objective:  student identification of the different machines, devices available in the marketplace and understand how they work.

III.                Safe Practices for the Permanent Cosmetics Technician (4 hrs)

  • Technician Safety
    • hand washing
    • gloves
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Hepatitis B vaccination
    • contagious diseases (know your ABC’s)
    • Exposure Control Plan (EPC)
  • Equipment & Procedure Room
    • acceptable forms of sterilization
    • disinfectants & antiseptics
    • learn standard precautions
    • sharps containers
    • regulated waste
    • standard housekeeping
  •  Bloodborne Pathogens
    • cross contamination
    • universal/standard precautions
    • CDC Guidelines
    • OSHA Guidelines
  •  Proper Handling of All Equipment & Supplies
  • Sanitary Measures during Procedure Setup
  • Sanitary Measures during Procedure Cleanup

Method:  Lecture, Visual Aids
Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: The Foundation of Fundamental Application
Copy of OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standards
Objective:  The Student will understand the importance of standard practices being mandated by the industry and governing agencies to ensure safety during Permanent Cosmetics Procedures

IV.                Office Preparation & Setup  (2 hrs)

  • Equipment for procedure Room
  • Supplies
    • a contact list for supplies and vendors will be given to each student
  • Creating a nice atmosphere

Method:  Lecture
Materials:  Resource list with supplies and vendors
Objective:  The importance of proper planning

V.                  Machine Theory  (hrs)

  • Review Digital Machine being used during Training
    • operation & maintenance
    • use: speed, pressure and angle

Method:  Lecture, demo, hands on, practice
Materials:  Digital machine being used
Objective:  Knowing all aspect of the digital machine

 VI.                Needles   (1½ hrs)

  • Needle Selection
    • group, number and configuration overview
      • concentrating on # 3 liner, #5 shader, #7 round
    • different strokes for different folks
      • how mechanically used in the skin
      • different movements to create different effects
      • depth control
  •  Maintenance  (only pre-sterile, all disposable)
    • check for damage
    • storage & disposal (Sharps)

Method:  Lecture, demo, hands on, practice
Materials:  all groups of needles concentrating on 3 liner, 5 shader, 7 round
Objective:  understand the different uses for different needle groups

VII.              Skin Anatomy   (2 hrs)

  • The Sub Dermis
    • The deepest layer of the skin
      • Stores fat
      • Protects organs from injury
      • Insulation layer to conserve body heat
  • The Dermis
    • The middle layer of the skin
    • The dermis has 2 layers
      • The papillary is the outermost layers
      • The reticular is the lower layer & thicker than the papillary
Note: The papillary-reticular Junction of the skin is the desired area to deposit the pigment when applying Permanent Cosmetics
  •  Epidermis
    • The upper layer of the skin
      • Stratum Basale
      • Stratum Spinosum
      • Stratum Granulosum
      • Stratum Corneum
  • The Healing Process
    • what to expect
    • the time required for healing
    • how to care for your new Permanent Cosmetics
  •  Long term care
    • Sunscreen daily
    • Refrain from product with Retinol, etc. on Permanent Cosmetic care
    • Chemical peels, etc.
    • MRI – inform your doctor
    • blood donation – check if restriction apply
    • touch ups when needed

Method:   Lecture, visual aids
Materials:  SPCP Esthetics for Permanent Cosmetics
Objective:  Students will have an understanding of all layers of the skin & the exact placement of pigment into the proper layer to produce beautiful Permanent Cosmetics

VIII.            Color & Pigment Theory (2 hrs)

  • Introduction of the Color Wheel
    • Building blocks of all colors start with the primary colors
      • secondary color
      • intermediate color
      • tertiary color
      • complementary colors
  • Cool & Warm
    • Blue
    • Yellow
    • Red
  •  Understanding Color with Permanent Cosmetics
    • Permanent Cosmetics Color Theory (PCCT)
    • Skin tone & Pigment = healed results
  •  Pigments
    • Suppliers & different types of pigments
    • Preparation, mixing
    • Storage & dispose

Method:   Lecture, visual aids
Materials:  Color wheel, Permanent Cosmetics: Foundation of Fundamental Application
Objective:  The student will have a basic understanding of pigments and color theory as it pertains to Permanent Cosmetic (skin tone, pigment and healing results)

IX.                Identify Undertones & Pigment Selection  (2 hrs)

  • Types of Undertones
  • Fitzpatrick Scale
  • Physical Variables
  • Pigment Selection

Method:   Lecture, visual aids
Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: Foundation of Fundamental Application
Objective:  Students will have an understanding of skin undertones and will be able to recognize them for pigment selection.

X.                  Facial Morphology & Permanent Cosmetic Design (2 hrs)

  • Facial Proportions
  • Face Shapes
    • Oval
    • Square
    • Round
    • Pear
    • Oblong/Rectangular
    • Diamond
    • Heart
  • Creating the Illusion of Symmetry
    • Placement
    • Design
      • Eyebrows
      • Eyeliner
      • Lips
  • The Aging Face
    • What to expect
    • Be conservative

Method:   Lecture, visual aids
Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: Foundation of Fundamental Application
Objective:  Students will have an understanding of proper placement of procedural design to create the illusion of symmetry in relation to the client facial morphology now and as the client ages.

XI.                Pain & Anesthesia  (2 hrs)

  • Over the Counter Strength Topical Anesthesia
    • Manufacturers guidelines
    • Application on unbroken skin
    • Application on broken skin
    • Anesthesia for the eye area
  • Mind Over Matter
    • Create a nice atmosphere
    • Encourage trust
  •  Expectations
    • Prepare the client with information
  •  Controlled Techniques

Method:   Lecture, visual aids
Materials:  Permanent Cosmetics: Foundation of Fundamental Application
Objective:  Students will have an understanding of the different types of topical anesthetics used in the permanent cosmetic industry, how to apply them, how they work, along with mind over matter and other controlled techniques.

XII.              Consultation  (2 hrs)

  • Meet & Greet
    • Always greet your client when they first walk-in
    • Ask your client to fill out paperwork
      • client information
      • medical history
      • informed consent
  •  Client Profile
    • Time to get acquainted
    • Is the client a good candidate for Permanent Cosmetics
  • Client expectation
    • ask questions & listen carefully to the clients responses
    • use your experience to alleviate their concerns
    • inform them of the benefits of Permanent Cosmetics
    • discuss the entire process, including the responses
    • show client photos (before & after)
    • design a brow on client (eyeliner & lipliner)
    • discuss pre-procedure & post procedure care
    • be sure to answer all questions
  • Forms
    • Review Medical History
      • Potential problems for Permanent Cosmetics
        • medicines,  herbal remedies, illnesses
      • determine when Physician review is needed
    • Discuss informed consent
      • Liability
    • Chart Notes
      • About consultation
      • How to chart and document notes
  • Scheduling the Procedure Appointment
    • never rush the client
    • if client is unsure
      • tell them to take their time and think about it
    • if client is ready
      • schedule them for their appointment before leaving
    • let them know you are available to answer any questions if needed

Method:  Lecture, demo, practice
Materials:  SPCP Client Management Handbook, charts& forms
Objective:  The student will understand the importance of asking the right question to ensure the client is a good candidate for Permanent Cosmetics &the knowledge of all required forms.

XIII.            Room & Table Set-up (2 hrs)        

  •  Wash hands & put on gloves
  • All area that could be touched during the procedure must be protected by applying a protective barrier such as film
  • properly disinfect table & work area
  • Supplies Needed
    • clean disposable bed cover
    • clean disposable table cover (dental bibs)
    • cord covers
    • machine cover (plastic wrap)
    • unopened sterile needle
    • pigment/anesthetic holders
    • ring cups
    • Vaseline
    • baby wipes
    • cotton rounds
    • Q-tips
    • Brows add
      • disinfected, sharpened eyebrow pencil
      • disinfected measuring tools
    • Eyeliner add
      • disinfected sharpened eyeliner pencil
      • eye wash with container protected with barrier film
    • Lips add
      • disinfected sharpened lip liner pencil
      • lip guard
    • mirror with barrier film
    • protective covering for client (dental bib)
    • tissues for client (not to be placed on work table
    • waste receptacle
    • water receptacle
  •  Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
    • disposable gloves – several pair
    • mask
    • protective eyewear
    • disposal apron

Method:  Lecture, demo, practice
Materials:  All supplies used during Prep & Procedure
Objective:  The student will know the importance of a well prepared room and table set up and what supplies are needed for each procedure

XIV.            Client Preparation  (2 hrs)

  • Greet Client
    • Escort client to procedure room
    • Engage in conversation and make them feel comfortable
    • Take “Before” photo
  •  Prep
    • drape client with bib
    • clean and apply anesthesia to area to be treated
      • wait for anesthesia to take effect
  • Design
    • while client is getting numb discuss design
    • draw design
  •  Start Procedure

Method:  Practice
Materials:  All supplies needed to prep client
Objective:  Student will understand how to prep client and make them feel comfortable

XV.              After care (1½ hrs)

  • Discuss after care
    • give client written after care instructions
    • ask if client has any questions
    • have client sign after care instructions, make a copy and give to client, put original in client file
    • Take “After” photos
  • make follow-up appointment (4 to 6 weeks)
  • tell client you are available if they have any questions or concerns
  • optional: give them your cell phone #
  • Document all notes in client charts

Method:  Lecture, practice
Materials:  SPCP after care form
Objective:  Student will understand how important it is to make clear to the client all aspects of their after care through verbal and written instructions, with the clients signature

XVI.            Photography (2 hrs)

  • Why it’s important
  • Documenting
  • How to take before and after photos

Method:  Lecture, demo, practice
Materials: Camera, manual
Objective:  Student will know the proper way to take before and after photos and understand the importance of correct documentation and photo selection

XVII.          Business Set Up  (3 hrs)

  • Marketing & Advertising
    • Business Building & Marketing techniques
    • Networking to build your business
  • Legal Requirements
    • State and local requirements
  • Insurance/Liability
    • Why you need it
    • Where to get it

Method:  Lecture
Materials:  Examples of advertising, website, brochures, flyers, business cards, etc…
Objective:  The student will have an understanding of the different type of advertising and marketing available, along with state and local government regulations and the need for insurance and where to acquire.

XVIII.        Practice – hands on  (8 hrs)

  • Using practice Materials
  • Facial  Morphology
  • Eyebrow design, eyeliner design (ELE), lip shapes

Method:  Demo, practice
Materials:  Mannequin and practice Materials and supplies
Objective:  The student will have the working knowledge of the equipment and different groups of needles and techniques needed for Brow design, basic Eyeliner design and Lipliner

 XIX.            Demonstration on live models by instructor (6 hrs)

  • Students will observe – from start to finish
    • Eyebrows
    • Eyeliner/enhancement
    • Lipliner

Method:  Demo
Materials:  All supplies needed from start to finish
Objective:  Student will observe instructor performing each procedure and be able to ask questions and become more familiar with various techniques and will become more comfortable with the overall process from start to finish

XX.              Student Procedure – hands on with live models  (12 hrs)

  • Students will complete 2 of each procedure
  • Brows
    • Room/table setup
    • Before photo
    • Intake
    • Preparation
    • Procedure
    • Aftercare
    • After photo
    • Chart notes
    • Schedule follow-up
    • Clean up
  •  Eyeliner/enhancement
    • Room/table setup
    • Before photo
    • Intake
    • Preparation
    • Procedure
    • Aftercare
    • After photo
    • Chart notes
    • Schedule follow-up
    • Clean up
  • Lipliner
    • Room/table setup
    • Before photo
    • Intake
    • Preparation
    • Procedure
    • Aftercare
    • After photo
    • Chart notes
    • Schedule follow-up
    • Clean up

Method:  Hands on
Materials:  All supplies needed from start to finish
Objective:  Student will have a good understanding and working knowledge as well as  hands on practical skills/training  of performing the basics with Eyebrows, Eyeliner and Lipliner

 XXI.            Benefits of Membership (1 hr)

Method:  Lecture
Materials:  SPCP website – SPCP Forms – SPCP Code of Ethics
Objective:  Student will understand the importance and advantages of being a member of a reputable organization (SPCP)

XXII.          Class Review (5 hrs)

  • Everyday estimated 50 min per day

Method:  Lecture
Materials:  Supplies and Materials being used throughout the class
Objective:  To ensure the student is understanding and retaining the information being presented