About Tender Skin International Cosmetology Academy

TENDER SKIN INTERNATIONAL COSMETOLOGY ACADEMY has been instrumental in filling a need - gap in the market for trained professionals in the ever-growing beauty care industry and has also empowered many students to kickstart their career in beauty therapy & wellness. Our education and training centre provides technical training for students from various faculties whether medical or non-medical, looking at considering a career in the field of cosmetology, trichology, laser & light treatments, weight management, hair transplant and upgrading their skills.

TSICA provides a blended learning experience with our online training platform for live classroom experience alongside an on campus extensive hands on programme. Our curriculum is taught under the guidance of experienced industry professionals so as to give the students the know-how of what to expect on the job when they set out to start their careers. Our unique services and faculty support system will change the way students learn using technology and on the job training. The cosmetology, trichology & weight management courses that we offer provide highly interactive content in electronic format, accessible from computers, tablets and smartphones. This content will be enriched with small video lectures, solutions & explanations from facilities.

We believe in providing a balanced education where we focus on both theoretical and practical aspects of the course. And this system of individualized attention is sure to bring good results for our students.

Taking education in aesthetic courses a step forward with the help of technology, International Cosmetology Academy has now launched Hair transplant technician courses for professionals looking for a niche specialization. International Cosmetology Academy provides quality education and professional guidance to students at affordable fees.

Our Goal & Objective

Objective of our academy is to enable high employability and career oriented courses so as to fulfil the skilled manpower requirements in skin & hair clinics across the country. Our goal is to transform the learning for vocational studies. Our course curriculum is devised by a renowned dermatologist & internationally published author of two books on Study Of Clinical Cosmetology - Dr Sonia Tekchandani. Our curriculum is devised with over 30 years of clinical and on the job experience to aid medical professionals who want to pursue these courses alongside their ongoing practice. INTERNATIONAL COSMETOLOGY ACADEMY has trained many students across India & abroad and now by obtaining exclusive rights from the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, State of Maharashtra, Mumbai, we look forward to expand our reach to & create more job opportunities leading to skilled employment.

Career Opportunities

Students pursuing these courses have multiple opportunities to explore after the completion of their course and our team helps them with relevant placements in the industry. Some of the many prospects are listed herewith.

  • Beauty Care Professionals - Salons, spas, clinics, nail spas
  • Beauty Advisors - Stylist, advisors for beauty brands
  • Beauty Therapist - Dermatology clinics, beauty clinics, hospitals
  • Specialist/Consultant - Skin, hair & weight
  • Laser Specialists - Laser hair removal clinics
  • Centre Managers - Corporate clinics & high-end salons & spas
  • Plastic surgeons & hair transplant clinics

Our Medical Course Director

DR SONIA TEKCHANDANI is a renowned Celebrity Dermatologist & Medical Director of Tender Skin International Clinics & Cosmetology Academy. With over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, Dr Sonia has been an educator at NDMVPS Medical College for over 12 years, before venturing out as an entrepreneur herself. She is an author of 2 books on Clinical Cosmetology, published by Jaypee Brothers, and an industry pioneer in aesthetic medicine. She is a staunch supporter of the women empowerment movement and it motivated her to start this academy to enable more and more women to feel more confident about themselves. She was recently featured by Aesthetic Medicine magazine as one of the TOP 50 Dermatologists in India.

She is a certified Laser consultant at Dubai Health Authority, UAE and has been a member of many prestigious organizations across the world like the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM), The British Academy of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology & World Society of Interdisciplinary Anti-ageing Medicine, France.

An established trainer and teaching enthusiast, Dr. Sonia has over 25 years of teaching experience, and with her team, has trained many students, both doctors and beauticians, in the fields of cosmetology & medical aesthetics across the world. Her zest for continuing education and imparting knowledge inspired her to start the academy division. Her vision was to provide courses with international standards in the space of medical cosmetology, trichology and laser treatments.


International Cosmetology Academy aims to achieve the right balance in the industry by providing skilled professionals with cutting edge courses for a few of the many reasons mentioned below:

  • Beauty and wellness is the fastest growing industry across the globe today
  • An unmatched and unprecedented growth rate of 35-40% annually
  • Great opportunity for women empowerment & employment
  • Immense scope of individual career growth, locally and internationally
  • Job prospects across countries
  • Increased requirement of certified professionals in beauty clinics, salons, cosmeceutical companies, cruises and more

Senior professionals and clinics can also approach our academy to train their entire team and roll out the standard operation procedures across their centres to ensure synonymity.

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Address - 212, Sanas Residency,
Bel Air Suites & Apartments,
Opposite Arthur's theme,
Lane No. 6, Koregaon Park,
Pune 411001. India.
Call us: +91 7447455277, +91 2026154455

Address - 102, Shanti Tower Building,
Jankidevi School Road,
Lokhandwala, Andheri west
Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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Address - 30, Ground Floor,
Linkway Estate, Next to Inorbit Mall
Link Road, Malad(West).

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