Get the Skills to Be a Professional Esthetician & Nail Tech

Split image showing both skin treatments and nail care during the Esthetics and Nail Technology Program at Beau Monde
Students train hands-on to provide a wide range of high-end skincare, make-up & nail services

Esthetics & Nail Technology Training Program in Portland, OR

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Both Estheticians and Nail Technicians use their training, creativity and personality to connect with clients and help them to look and feel their best. These two services are incredibly complementary. Professionals who are able to offer a selection of high-end skin and nail care services may find increased employment opportunities and enjoy higher client retention.

If you’re a stylish, social person interested in both esthetics and nails, you owe it to yourself to explore your potential as a beauty professional.

Becoming a Well-Rounded Beauty Professional

The Esthetics & Nail Tech Program from Beau Monde provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to become a highly qualified beauty professional.

Through guidance by experienced industry professionals you’ll be equipped with the skills, techniques and knowledge it takes to turn your passion and drive into a rewarding career. You’ll learn:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Acrylic Nail & Gel Nails
  • Fiberglass
  • Hand & Arm Massage
  • Facials
  • Skin Treatments
  • Temporary Hair Removal
  • Disease & Disorders
  • Proper Sanitation Procedures
    and More!

Combining specialty services allows you to offer a wider range of advanced services and can open up additional employment opportunities.

For as long as I can remember, I knew I would be a hairstylist. Choosing the right school to achieve my dream was a very important first step. When I found Beau Monde, I knew it was the school for me. Their diverse, creative & inspiring environment gave me the experience & knowledge that I needed to thrive. Whether I'm working behind the chair, at a fashion show, or on a movie set, I know that I can thank Beau Monde for guiding me down the path I'm on today.
Kelli Gasaway in her salon
Kelli Gasaway

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The Only Accredited Competency Cosmetology College in America That Offers Federal Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify!


A great advantage to choosing Beau Monde as your school is that we are a Competency-Based school. This means that when you have demonstrated mastery in a skill, you move on to the next module; your training is individual so you take only as long as you need to excel.

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 Competency (estimated hours/weeks)  Traditional Clock Hour Program
 Nails + Esthetics  425 hours  13 weeks  850 hours

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Beau Monde “Beauty School Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Beauty School Readiness score now.

Hands-On Experience in a Real Salon

You don’t learn to perform professional esthetics and nail services just from textbooks – you learn it on the salon floor. As a student in this program you’ll have the opportunity to work with real clients in our on-campus salon.

Under the guidance of experienced cosmetology educators you’ll provide clients with the same types of services offered in high-end salons or spas.

You’ll enter the professional world with confidence, fully prepared to build your client base, after gaining so much direct, real-world experience before you graduate.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

This training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you love. Beau Monde is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Career Services professionals are happy to offer support and help you pursue employment opportunities.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Is a Rewarding Career in Esthetics & Nails Right for You? Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in the beauty industry, and exploring whether a future in Esthetics and Nail Technology is right for you, fill out the form on this page and receive more information.

To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Beau Monde Admissions Representative, give us a call at 503.252.1638.

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