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Advance Exfoliation: Microneedling, Peels & Dermaplaning | NIMA

Advanced Exfoliations: Microneedling, Peels & Dermaplaning

Learn how to incorporate microneedling, medical grade chemical peels and dermaplaning into powerful combination treatments delivering incredible results.

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16 Hrs | 2 Days
Tuition: $1,500
Kit Value: $400

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Microneedling has long been one of the most effective treatment modalities available to induce collagen production and stimulate overall dermal rejuvenation. When combined with medical grade chemical peels, your clients will experience drastic and long-lasting results. Microneedling and peel combination therapies deliver excellent improvement in texture, tone, tightness and pigmentation. This course teaches you to layer pre-exfoliation, dermal needling and medical grade peels found in high-end medical spas and physicians offices, into a single treatment. Dermaplaning is also included in this course, which is a technique that uses physical exfoliation to remove excess hair, dead skin and superficial pigmentation. This treatment leaves skin softer, smoother and radiant. Plus, in this NIMA course, you will learn how to incorporate cryotherapy into each dermaplaning treatment to add a deeper level of rejuvenation and blemish control. NIMA provides medical supervision for this advanced procedure. Participants in this course must have previous education in chemical peel application. They must have a foundational understanding of peel ingredients and application protocols. This course is appropriate for those licenses that are approved within their state to provide these services. Common licenses include ME, RN, PA, APRN, MD, DO. NIMA recommends that you check with your state to determine the licenses necessary within your area of practice.


  • Automated micro-pen mechanism of action
  • Dermaplaning mechanism
  • Chemical peel ingredients
  • Chemical peel application
  • Chemical peel safety
  • Client pre & post care
  • Client consultation
  • Skin disorders
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Protocols and safety


  • Pre-exfoliation application including microderm and dermasound
  • Microneedling application
  • Medical grade, medium-depth chemical peel application
  • Exfoliation, Peel and Microneedling Combination applications
  • Facial dermaplaning
  • Facial dermaplaning plus cryotherapy
  • Peels may include: Glymed, Masters Elite Vitamin C Power Peel (50% Lactic), Master Elite Active Exfoliator(70% Glycolic/Lactic/Malic) and Obagi Blue Peel Radiance®

* Peels used vary by course location and date


  • Describe the indications and contraindications for various peel ingredients and their application for various skin types and skin conditions.
  • Describe the application process for all advanced peel categories.
  • Prescribe appropriate combination therapy treatment protocols for various skin types and conditions.
  • Perform treatments that effectively combine exfoliation, peel application and microneedling infusions.


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Nov 30th, 2018 (Dermaplanning Only)
Dec 1st, 2018 (Advanced Peels Only)
Jan 25-26th, 2019
March 22-23rd, 2019
May 31st- June 1st, 2019
Sept 13-14th, 2019
Nov 8-9th, 2019



Shauna Thompson, LME – Shauna has 10 years of experience in the aesthetics industry. She realized that not only does she absolutely love this industry, but also had a passion for the education side of it. One of her favorite things about the industry is that it is always evolving, and we are always learning more and more about how to provide the best outcomes for our clients. She had the amazing opportunity to teach the 750 course as well as the State Board Prep course at NIMA for two years. She now is currently a Master Esthetician at Elase Med Spa. She is passionate about helping clients feel happy with their skin, whether they are trying to slow down the aging process, treating acne, or working towards correction. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to be back at NIMA and help amazing esthetician’s gain more training and knowledge, and provide the best treatments possible.

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The National Institute of Medical Aesthetics offers a wide range of advanced aesthetic and medical aesthetic courses including cosmetic lasers, cosmetic injections, BOTOX, dermal fillers, permanent cosmetics, microneedling, chemical peels, microblading, lash extensions, advanced waxing, professional make-up artistry and more. NIMA also offers a wide variety of courses and consulting services to help you build your business. Give us a call today in our Salt Lake City or Las Vegas location to see how NIMA can help you reach your career goals.


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