The Stress and Skin for Holistic Estheticians Course is a transformative journey designed exclusively for holistically-minded estheticians. This course delves into the captivating correlation between skin health and psychological stress, where you will learn natural, hands-on techniques for supporting clients with skin conditions rooted in ongoing stress and anxiety.

Recent breakthroughs in scientific research have unveiled the intricate relationship between stress and the health of our skin barrier, discoveries that we will explore in depth throughout this self-paced, online course. 

Are you ready to confidently make holistic skin care recommendations to your clients? 

As a holistic esthetician, your goal is to approach skincare and beauty from a comprehensive perspective that considers the individual's overall well-being. By taking this course, you’ll: 

  • Have more informed conversations with your clients about how stress affects the health and vitality of their skin. 

  • Offer new services that support stressed skin, including facial massages that strategically target stress-relieving meridians, pressure points, and marma points

  • Use your newfound knowledge to stand apart from the crowd, position yourself as a player in the holistic skincare industry, and increase bookings.

  • Help your clients achieve smoother, healthier skin from the inside out.

  • Increase your confidence in understanding how to care for stressed-out skin. 

Enjoy a flexible and self-paced learning experience with our online course, where you will:

  • Learn exactly how and why stress negatively affects the skin on a cellular level. 

  • Acquire a repertoire of natural, hands-on techniques for improving the look and feel of stressed skin.

  • Explore stress-relieving practices, like yoga and meditation, that you can recommend to stressed clients to support their skin from the inside out. 

  • Learn how to use herbs and essential oils to soothe stress.

  • Access more than a dozen herbal and aromatherapy recipes to use at your practice, including a stress-soothing tea to serve clients, aromatic diffuser blends, stress-soothing scented towels, and more! 

  • Discover the best fatty oils for stressed skin and which ones to use for various skin types. 

Unlock a new realm of possibilities for your career.

Why Should You Take This Course?

Created by an expert skincare professional, this self-paced, online course will elevate your esthetics practice. Here are some reasons why this course is a perfect addition to your career: 

Boost Your Skills and Expertise

After finishing this course, holistic estheticians can seamlessly integrate herbs, essential oils, and lifestyle practices into their client recommendations. You will be empowered to effectively guide your clients’ treatment and home care routine for optimal stress relief, paving the way for healthier, more radiant skin.

A Trusted Teacher

There's a lot of information on the internet, and it's hard to know who to trust. Jessica Goniea, the owner of Jessica’s Apothecary & Spa, has over 20 years of experience as a licensed esthetician and spa owner. Jessica has studied aromatherapy, herbalism, and holistic skin care with various mentors worldwide and understands the incredibly beneficial effects plants can have on our skin. 

As a spa owner in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jessica has practiced all the techniques outlined in this course, ensuring their safety, reliability, and effectiveness. Rest assured, you are receiving trusted information from a highly knowledgeable source.

There’s No Other Course Like This

As far as we know, this is the only online course for estheticians to explore the relationship between skin health and stress. Moreover, it integrates insights from diverse healing modalities, such as herbalism, aromatherapy, and facial massage, into one convenient location.  

In this unique course, all the most relevant content is curated and presented to you, so you spend less time hunting for credible information and more time learning the skills that matter.

Why Natural Skincare?

In an era where consumers are increasingly conscious of what they put on their skin, understanding the significance of natural skincare has never been more crucial. The Stress and Skin for Holistic Estheticians Course delves into the interconnected world of stress and skin health and strongly emphasizes the power of natural skincare. 

As holistic estheticians, we recognize the profound impact of nature's elements on rejuvenating and nourishing the skin. 

Throughout this course, you'll gain insights into harnessing the potency of natural ingredients, unlocking the secrets of sustainable skincare practices, and mastering the art of promoting beauty that goes hand in hand with the well-being of your clients.

In This Course, You’ll Discover:


    Enroll and enjoy the benefit of Lifetime Access* to the course content. This grants you the flexibility to learn at your own pace, revisit lessons as needed, and consistently apply holistic approaches to stress and skin health in your esthetic practices.


    Our course comprises seven in-depth lessons covering the physiological impact of stress on the skin, effective stress-management techniques, holistic skin care approaches, and more.


    Our online program caters to diverse learning styles, ensuring accessibility for all. Each course unit features various visually engaging graphics, photos, and videos to enhance your studies and make learning more accessible.


    Learn how to formulate recipes for herbal teas, bath soaks, herb-infused oils, diffuser blends, and other recipes to create a more relaxing experience for your clients.


    Each lesson includes quizzes designed to help you explore the details of the course subjects and test your newly acquired knowledge.


    Upon completing the course, graduates will be awarded a beautifully designed Certificate of Completion.


    During and after the course, you can communicate with your teacher, Jessica, to ask questions and receive additional support throughout your studies.


    Within the curriculum, you'll discover seven educational videos to support your learning experience.


    As part of enrolling in this course, you’ll gain access to our Facebook community. Join our group to collaborate with fellow classmates, ask questions, and grow together.

Gain the confidence to work with herbs and essential oils in your spa safely.


Our Stress and Skin for Holistic Estheticians Course was meticulously crafted for estheticians who embrace a holistic perspective. This dynamic, self-paced online course features the following lessons: 

Lesson 1: Welcome

Welcome; Meet Jessica; Course Overview; How to Navigate Course Content

Lesson 2: Stress and Skin

Stress and Skin; What is the Skin Barrier?; How to Support the Skin Barrier; What is the Skin Microbiome?; Stress and Microbiome; Gut-Skin Axis; Pre, Pro, and Postbiotics; How to Support the Microbiome

Lesson 3: Science of a Relaxing Facial

What is the Parasympathetic Nervous System? Rest and Digest; Deep Breathing; Baths; Meditation; Nature; What is the Vagus Nerve? What are Meridians? What are Pressure Points? Marma Points

Lesson 4: Aromatherapy for Stress

Intro to Aromatherapy; Effect on the Brain; Effect on Emotions; Scientific Studies and Examples; Safety of Aromatherapy for Spas; Sustainable Sourcing; How to Use Aromatherapy at Spas; Trusted Aromatherapy Recipes for Spas

Lesson 5: Herbs for Skin

Introduction/History; Herbs for Internal Use; Herbs for External Use; Using Herbs at the Spa; Herbal Teas (with Recipes); Herbal Bath Soaks (Recipes); Herb-Infused Oils (Recipes); Sustainable Sourcing

Lesson 6: Fatty Oils

The Benefits of Linoleic Acid on Stressed Skin; Linoleic Acid-Rich Botanical Oils; Botanical Oils for Blending; Body Care Oil (Recipes); High-Quality Oil Suppliers

Lesson 7: Bringing it All Together

The Value of a Holistic Esthetician; Identifying Skin Types and Conditions; Fatty Oils and Botanicals; Choosing Products for Clients; How Seasons Affect Skin Types and Routines

Help Your Clients Improve Their Stressed Skin

Join us on a journey that goes beyond skin-deep beauty. This is more than a course; it's an investment in your career and the well-being of your clients. Transform your practice, elevate your skills, and position yourself as a leader in the holistic skincare movement.

Unlock the secrets to radiant skin and holistic well-being. Join the Stress and Skin for Holistic Estheticians course today!

*Lifetime access is as long as the course is online and publicly available.