eLearning Facial Anatomy Course - SkinViva Training Academy

Face Facts

A Practical Guide to Facial Anatomy and Physiology

Introductory Price £99

eLearning online course

“Face Facts” is an introductory deep dive into anatomy and physiology for the facial aesthetics market. Consisting of 5 key online modules, presented by SkinViva Academy and led by our aesthetic clinician Dr Rebecca McNeil, they promise to demystify the intricate nuances of our facial structures and functions.

The face is a complex weave of muscles, ligaments, bones, arteries, and more. As we age, these structures undergo transformations that can alter our appearance. Dr McNeil’s online course aims to illuminate the interplay of these structures, offering insights into their ageing processes, and suggesting measures to rejuvenate and uphold their youthful appearance.


  • Dr Rebecca McNeil, a Doctor, aesthetics practitioner and aesthetics trainer takes you the through the realm of anatomy and physiology. She offers her expertise and passion throughout the modules. Under her guidance, participants will embark on a virtual journey of comprehending the science behind our facial features and why a foundation understanding of all aspects is so vital to your future career in aesthetics.
  • “Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the face isn’t just for seasoned professionals. It’s foundational knowledge that everyone in the facial aesthetics field should & must possess to really help their clients and grow their business” Dr McNeil

Key Topics

  • Exploring Facial Foundations: Delve into the intricate interplay of facial muscles, ligaments, bones, and arteries. Understand their functions, ageing processes, and steps to enhance their appearance.
  • The Science of Skin: Journey through the layers of the skin, from the epidermis to the hypodermis, and delve into components that grant our skin its distinct characteristics. Discover the roles of keratinocytes, melanocytes, and the captivating Fitzpatrick Scale, which classifies skin types.
  • Common Dermatological Presentations: Learn about prevalent facial skin conditions such as vitiligo, eczema, acne, and their treatments. Understand the underlying causes and effective treatment options.
  • Systems Impacting Facial Appearance: Dive into the endocrine system and its impact on facial features and grasp the significance of the lymphatic system in preserving facial health.


  1. Exploring the Interplay of Muscles, Ligaments, Bones, and Arteries in Facial Structure and Function
  2. The Skin
  3. Common Dermatological Presentations
  4. Endocrine System
  5. Lymphatic System

This is online course will be delivered on the YDY Coaching Learning Management System (LMS): delegates can access the module through their individual accounts, where they can view lessons, complete assignments, and track their progress.

BUY eLearning Facial Anatomy Course – Introductory Price £99


See SkinViva Training’s general eligibility criteria which applies for entry to this course.

However, we will discuss with each individual their suitability for this course based on their previous experience.

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