Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics


At Atelier Esthétique Institute of Esthetics, our mission is: "Excellence in Education, One Student at a Time." With that in mind, we are a school where the instructors and staff work directly with you and ultimately prepare you for a career in the exciting world of skin care. We believe that YOUR SUCCESS is OUR SUCCESS.


1. Esthetics Education. That's all we do - and we have been doing it for almost 35 years.

2. We provide our students with a comprehensive esthetics course that includes both theory and practical training on a wide variety of skin care topics such as facials and body procedures, superfluous hair removal (waxing), and make-up.

3. You will use a variety of product lines - including cosmeceutical and plant based - all of which prepare you to work with any skin care product line that you will encounter in the workplace.

4. All of our Instructors are New York State Licensed Estheticians as well as Licensed Instructors with the State Education Department of New York.

5. The school is licensed by the State Education Department of New York and Nationally Accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.

6. Atelier Esthetique Institute was the first esthetics school in the United States to be an accredited college by the International Therapy Exam Council (ITEC), based in London. Those who become ITEC certified receive international recognition - world-wide!

7. We offer over 300 hours of advanced, hands-on training courses, including Microdermabrasion, Microcurrent, Chemical Peels and Laser Hair Removal, just to name a few.

8. Atelier Esthétique Institute hosts many industry professionals and experts as guest lecturers and instructors so students receive a well-rounded educational experience and gain insight into specialized areas.

9. The school's founder, Annette Hanson, is a nationally recognized and respected authority in the skin care industry. She is regularly published in skin care industry magazines.

10. Atelier Esthétique Institute is recognized in New York City and worldwide by employers as go-to source for professionally trained Estheticians. Our graduates are in high demand and many of our students receive job offers PRIOR to graduating!


Wherever your future leads, Atelier Esthétique Institute of Esthetics is here to prepare you for a career in skin care. Our school was established in 1985 by Ms. Annette Hanson, after years of advanced training and practice perfecting her craft, business acumen and becoming a leading advocate in the field of esthetics. She was instrumental in development and implementation of the New York State Appearance Enhancement License in Esthetics.

In order to become a success in this field, you must have passion, persistence, and a love of skin care and working with people. You must have an entrepreneurial spirit as you build your clientele. To be a professional you must be willing to pursue excellence by continuing to study; always learning about new products, techniques, and procedures, as well as expanding your knowledge base and skill sets.

Continuing innovation in technique and training at Atelier Esthétique Institute of Esthetics allows us to meet the challenge of training tomorrow's estheticians. Our on-site boutique enables students to learn effective retailing, marketing and sales.

The courses available at Atelier Esthétique Institute of Esthetics offer practical, hands-on sessions combined with guest lecturers and manufacturer demonstrations. This provides students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to obtain a New York State Esthetics or Waxing License.

The opportunities in the skin care and beauty industry are endless, and we're here to help prepare you for success!


Learn everything you need to know to become a licensed esthetician in the state of New York in as little as 16 weeks.

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Can't make the commitment to esthetician licensing right now, no problem! Our 75-Hour New York State Waxing licensing course will give you all the hands-on experience you need to know to become a New York state licensed waxing specialist. We have established relationships with local waxing spas and salons which can help you get a job quickly.

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Getting your esthetician license is just the start of your new career in the skin industry. We have ongoing advanced training courses that help students build their resumes, expand their skill sets, and advance their careers. Request more information for upcoming class dates and times. Courses offered include (but are not limited to):

Chemical Peels

ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Diplomas: Beauty Treatments and Facial Electrical Treatments

Laser / IPL Hair Removal

Manual Lymphatic Drainage


Microcurrent Technology

Dermaplaning and Microneedling for Estheticians

Eyelash Extensions

Brazilian Waxing

Salon / Spa Management... and more!

If you want the best possible education in the skin care, one that leads to acquiring real world skills in order to succeed in the exciting world of beauty and skin care, contact us today to learn more about how Atelier Esthétique Institute of Esthetics can help you.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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