Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup, established in 1965 as the first school of its kind in the United States, offers world-renowned education in the fields of esthetics and makeup. We take great care to ensure that every course delivers a top-quality learning experience and imparts our industry-leading expertise to our students. You’ll learn the theory behind your craft and gain real-world, hands-on experience, so you can graduate with the knowledge and confidence you need to take the NY state licensing exam and achieve success in the booming beauty industry.
Our education programs include Esthetics, which provides a comprehensive knowledge of skin care – from facials to body treatments to makeup application; Basic & Advanced Makeup, which gives students proficiency across a broad range of makeup techniques from daily application to high fashion; Nail Specialty, teaching students to execute the full scope of nail services; and Waxing, during which students learn the precise and pain-free care that leads to beautiful and smooth skin. We offer part-time and full-time schedules, day & evening classes, federal financial aid for those students who qualify, and select courses in both English and Spanish. And our career services department will assist you in finding employment after you graduate. Contact us today to explore the exciting possibilities of a beauty education!
The Christine Valmy mission is to enhance the beauty and health of the skin through the development of education, new techniques and cutting-edge products using the finest natural ingredients and botanicals.
- To design products and treatments that get to the root of skin problems, allowing the skin to heal from within, leading to long term results.
- To provide future Estheticians an education that prepares them with the knowledge and training necessary for a rewarding career as a skin care professional.
- To combine traditional medicine and cutting-edge science to create healthy, balanced skin for everyone.