Atelier Esthétique® Institute of Esthetics is a New York State licensing esthetics school, and postgraduate facility, and the first accredited, internationally recognized U.S. member of the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC).
Atelier offers the NYS Licensing 600-Hour Esthetics Program, 75-Hour New York State Waxing Specialist License, 5 Day Laser / IPL Hair Removal, and a large number of advanced courses.
The school awards 3 NYS and 2 ITEC International Diplomas. All courses are approved by the New York State Education Department.
For over 30 years Atelier Esthétique®, under the guidance of President and Founder Annette Hanson, has advanced, “Excellence in Education… One Student at a Time”.
As a renowned skin care expert, Ms. Hanson is a published author and a sought-after lecturer at leading professional conferences worldwide. She is a regularly featured author in industry periodicals such as American Spa, Dermascope, Skin Inc., and Les Nouvelles Esthétiques®. She was instrumental in the development of the 600-hour curriculum for the New York State Esthetics License as well as the written and practical exam. She has been appointed by New York’s Secretary of State to serve as “Educator” on the Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee for esthetics, nails and cosmetology. As an industry leader Ms. Hanson has made Atelier Esthétique® what is today, one of the country’s most prestigious and innovative educational facilities.
Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics is located in the West Village at 154 West 14th Street, at the corner of 7th Avenue on the 9th Floor, Suite 901. Our building is currently covered with scaffolding during building maintenance. The entrance is across from the Duane Reade drug store on 14th street. The nearby subway trains are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, L, F, & M, and the NJ Path Train.