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CIDESCO Program in San Francisco and San Jose, California

Those looking to fulfill a career in esthetics and beauty therapy can receive the most distinguished verification available through the Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie (CIDESCO) program at Cinta Aveda Institute. As the world’s premier spa and beauty certification authority, CIDESCO awards a skincare diploma that is comparable to a master’s degree in an academic field. Find out more about this program and how it can help you stand out as a professional in the industry.


Established more than 65 years ago in Switzerland, CIDESCO is an international trade organization with affiliations in 33 countries. The CIDESCO diploma is recognized worldwide and shows you’ve had extensive hands-on training and experiences as a beauty and spa-therapy student. Cinta Aveda Institute provides you with the tools and support needed to complete this program and advance your skills.

Individuals who enroll in the CIDESCO program will achieve a higher level of education. The skin care program entails superior coaching and hands-on experience, with:

  • Top-notch educators: Your instructors are among the best in the field and have extensive experience and training.
  • High-standard practices:Our certificate program presents the most elevated standard of practice available within the industry.
  • Firsthand experience and training: We deliver concrete training experiences and hands-on learning sessions to help our students develop high-ranking knowledge and skills.
  • High-quality learning environment: Cinta Aveda Institute adheres to strict hygiene, equipment, and treatment practices. These requirements are put into place to ensure participants learn in first-rate, accredited facilities.

The one-of-a-kind instruction and experience of the CIDESCO program provide you with the necessary skills to pursue numerous careers in the beauty industry. By bringing proper dedication and work ethic to the program, you can make the most of your CIDESCO instruction.