Skin-Care & Nail Care Combo Program

Skin-Care & Nail Care Combo Program
Skin-Care/Nail Tech Combo students work with real clients in our professional, on-site salon

Get the Skills to be a Professional Nail Technician & Esthetician in 8 Months

This is program is an excellent option for individuals interested in becoming well-rounded beauty professionals able to provide a wide range of both skin-care/esthetics and nail/manicuring services.

You’ll Learn…

Esthetics Skills:

  • Facials
  • Body Polishes
  • Body Rubs
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Make-Up Application

Nail Tech Skills:

  • Manicuring/Pedicuring
  • Artificial Nail Application
  • Maintenance Nail Wrapping
  • Nail Tips
  • Polishing Nails


Classes run Tuesday – Friday, with three potential schedules to choose from:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Complete in 9 Months
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Complete in 8 Months
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Complete in 7 Months

Classes start the fourth Tuesday of each month.

All students are required to complete 16 hours of Saturday attendance each month.

Schedule availability is subject to change and may vary by campus.

Hands-On Training with Real Clients in a Working Salon

Esthetics and Nails are both hands-on fields, and at Raphael’s School of Beauty we believe that’s how they should be taught. As a Skin-Care/Nail Tech Combo student you’ll work with real clients in our professional, on-site salon, providing a wide range of services under the guidance of a licensed instructor.

Kaitlin Smith, nail technicianSince passing my State Board Exams, I am now the owner of  Kaitlin’s Designer Nail Spa in Garrettsville, Ohio.  In addition to basic nail services, I also offer hundreds of original hand-painted designs.  I have been published multiple times in NAILS Magazine including being in the top 22 for their Annual Cover Contest with entries from Professionals around the world for both 2014 & 2015.  Some of my nails were showcased in Scott Publications “Just Steampunk!” 2011. You can also find me on Etsy, where I have sold finished hand painted artificial nails that have traveled all over the world!

Kaitlin Jeanette Smith, Managing Manicurist Graduate, 2011

Practical Business Management Skills

In the Manager’s portion of the program, students are trained to deal with common management problems and issues. You’ll learn good business techniques and practices as well as potential salon problems and how to deal with them.

In addition to being a skilled Skin Care Specialist and Nail Technician, you’ll have the practical business savvy and management skills to build a promising career.

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Work with Professional Product Lines

As a Raphael’s student you’ll have the chance to work with trained with many top salon quality product lines including CND. This way you are able to experience a wide range of products that you will use in your career.

Skin-Care & Nail Care Combo Kit

This is what you will receive when they enroll as a Combo student. The first day they will receive their Esthetician books, apron, nametag, and manikin. At 80 hours of attendance the student will receive their Glo-Minerals mineral make-up kit. When the student reaches 200 hours of attendance, they will receive their iPad and access codes. At 750 hours of attendance, the student will then move into the Nail Tech portion of their course and receive their nail tech books and their CND kits.

State Licensing

As a successful graduate of this program, you’ll be fully-prepared to take the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology licensing exams to become a Licensed Managing Manicurist as well as a Licensed Managing Esthetician.

Is a Career in Skin & Nail Care Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Esthetics and Nail Care, and exploring whether becoming a Managing Esthetician & Managing Manicurist is right for you, fill out the form on this page and receive more information.

A helpful Raphael’s School of Beauty Admissions Representative is happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

For immediate questions, call 1-800-511-6405.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, visit: Consumer Information.