Basic Facial Masterclass Training- 9th January- Ashford Kent


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Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Date: Monday 2nd October

Price: £349 (299 if booked with another facial course)

Deposit: £50

Accreditation: Fully accredited with CPD

Prerequisites: No qualifications or certifications are required for this course.  Our insurance partner guarantees cover with an Eclipse course certificate.

Payment: You can pay in full now. Or pay a deposit now and pay the rest at any time before the start date of the course. Or you can pay the remainder amount in cash or on card on the day of your course. We also offer finance here


Are you trained in advanced facials but skipped the basics? Or are you just starting out? This is the course for you. We’re taking it right back to basics, covering the simple deep cleanse routines and which moisturiser is for which clients. Because let’s face it, it’s a minefield out there. This course will teach you the basics of skin care to be able to confidently discuss options with your clients regarding homecare advise and maintenance. Then you can use this foundation of knowledge to incorporate advanced techniques and tailor make your facials to suit your clients individual needs. This course has been designed using 20 years of industry experience to fast track you to great client care client results.

What will I learn:


  • What is a ‘basic facial’
  • Skin types and conditions
  • Eye & lip cleanse
  • Double & deep cleanse routine & techniques
  • Toner options
  • Basic skin care products and home care routine
  • Exfoliate (particle and enzyme)
  • Massage
  • Jelly mask & other mask options
  • moisturise & SPF
  • Physiology of skin
  • Pre-treatment advice
  • Treatment procedure
  • Aftercare and consultation



  • Tutor Demonstration of full basic facial treatment
  • Students will work on live models to carry out the full treatment

BASIC FACIAL: The basic facial is a fundamental skincare routine that involves cleansing, exfoliating, toning, and moisturising the face. This simple yet effective regimen is designed to promote healthy, radiant skin by removing impurities, dead skin cells, and excess oil while nourishing and hydrating the skin.

The first step in a basic facial is cleansing. This involves using a gentle cleanser to remove dirt, oil, and makeup from the face. Cleansing helps to unclog pores and prepare the skin for the subsequent steps of the facial. It is important to choose a cleanser that suits your skin type to avoid any potential irritation or dryness.

After cleansing, the next step is exfoliation. Exfoliating the skin helps to slough off dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. There are various methods of exfoliation, including chemical exfoliants with ingredients like alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) or physical exfoliants like facial scrubs. However, it’s essential to be gentle during this step to avoid over-exfoliating, which can lead to irritation and sensitivity.

Once the skin is exfoliated, toning comes into play. Toners are typically applied after cleansing and exfoliating to balance the skin’s pH levels and remove any remaining traces of dirt or cleanser. Toners can also help to tighten the pores and provide a refreshing sensation. It is advisable to choose an alcohol-free toner to prevent excessive dryness.

The final step of a basic facial is moisturising. Applying a moisturiser helps to hydrate and nourish the skin, restoring moisture and creating a protective barrier. Moisturisers come in various forms such as creams, lotions, or gels, and it’s important to select a product suitable for your skin type. Those with dry skin may benefit from a richer, more emollient moisturizer, while individuals with oily skin may prefer a lightweight, oil-free formula.

In addition to the basic steps, it’s important to note that sunscreen should be a part of your daily skincare routine. Sunscreen protects the skin from harmful UV rays, preventing premature aging, sunburns, and the risk of skin cancer. Applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30 should be done as the final step in your morning skincare routine.

While the basic facial is an excellent starting point for maintaining healthy skin, it’s worth mentioning that individual skincare needs can vary. Some people may require additional steps or specialized treatments based on their specific skin concerns, such as acne, hyperpigmentation, or aging. Consulting with a dermatologist or skincare professional can provide personalized guidance and recommendations.

In conclusion, the basic facial is a foundational skincare routine that consists of cleansing, exfoliating, toning, and moisturizing. By following these steps consistently, you can achieve clean, refreshed, and nourished skin. Remember to choose products suitable for your skin type and incorporate sunscreen into your daily routine to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.


CASE STUDIES: You are no longer required to complete case studies, you will receive your accredited certificate at the end of your course so that you are able to gain insurance straight away.

MODELS: no models needed on this course, you will perform the treatment on each other. However, if you cannot have the treatment please try to find your own model. If you are unable to find a model, please contact us and we will try to find one for you.

COURSE KIT: no kit inclided on this course.


SUPPORT: following your course, you will receive unlimited support from the Eclipse team. We are dedicated to ensuring you are confident and comfortable in performing this treatment. We understand that many queries and questions occur following your training day and we are always on the end of the phone or email to help and support you along your journey. We also offer an open ended training support where you are able to re-sit any course you have completed at any time, if you feel you need to. we are constantly updating our course material and in depth manuals. If you have completed one of our courses and we update the manual, then we will send the new annual out to you to keep you up to date with current industry legislation.


PROGRESSION: Once you have completed the Dermaplaning course you can progress onto any of the aesthetic facial courses: Skin peels, Dermaroller, Microneedling, LED or even microblading or SPMU. If you require any further training on any aspects of the Dermaplaning course before progressing onto further courses then please let us know and one of our dedicated tutors will be happy to retrain you in the areas you feel unconfident.

We at Eclipse have been delivering courses for many years and pride ourselves in providing high quality courses. Our trainers work full time as aestheticians and do this every day of their lives. They are not just trainers that only ever teach. We feel its extremely important to have experienced technicians with real world experience teaching our courses.

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