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Saturday, March 30
 

9:45am

Anti-Aging at Its Best: Human Stem Cells, CBD and Snail Mucus
Learn the real deal through estheticians who can decipher what is hype and what is not. Get the facts from the experts. In this class you will learn about the different stem cells in skin care and you will gain an understanding on what the buzz is with CBD and snail mucus. This class will cover structural differences of anti-aging ingredients as applied to penetration into the skin, unique benefits of each and variations in formulations. The difference between CBD and THC will be explained.

This class is part of the Esthetics Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Katarzyna Armata

Katarzyna Armata

CIDESCO Diplomate, Educator, New Age Spa Institute
Katarzyna is a CIDESCO Diplomate and licensed esthetics teacher. Her experience in the beauty industry is very diverse. She began her studies as a makeup artist more than 10 years ago while she still lived in Poland, but she soon discovered additional passion for skin care industry... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

9:45am

Don’t Compete, Combine: Cosmetic Medicine and Esthetics
Learn about the latest trends in aesthetic medicine including microneedling, radio frequency, coolsculpting and more. The esthetician shouldn't compete with these procedures, but must have knowledge about them so skincare services can be incorporated effectively to enhance and maintain results.

This class is part of the Medical Spa Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Terri Wojak

Terri Wojak

President, True U Education
Terri Wojak is a highly sought-after professional with over 20 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. Along with facial plastic surgeon Steven H. Dayan, MD FACS, Wojak developed True U Education, a corporation focused on providing advanced education for professionals in the... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

9:45am

Breaking Down Instagram: Stories vs. Feed
Is your business using correctly? With the addition of Stories, you can now create two separate strategies for this incredibly popular social media platform. You can now have a very curated presentation on your public Instagram Feed and a more playful voice in your stories.

In this session you will learn:
  • How to take advantage of the profile of your Instagram account
  • What type of content is ideal for your Instagram feed that your clients will love
  • How to take great photos and videos for your feed
  • What type of content is good for Instagram Stories
  • How to create Instagram stories that are fun and engaging
  • How to grow your Instagram followers

This class is part of the Social Media & Marketing Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Barry Eichner

Barry Eichner

Co-Founder & Co-Editor-in-Chief, Lipgloss + Aftershave
Barry is the Co-Founder of Lipgloss + Aftershave, a personal care and lifestyle review web site offering fresh, fun and informative reviews of professional and retail skincare products, makeup and hair care, as well as other unique personal care items. Barry began his spa career in... Read More →
avatar for Jenni Nagle

Jenni Nagle

Co-Founder & Co-Editor-in-Chief, Lipgloss + Aftershave
Co-Founder and Co-Editor in Chief of Lipgloss + Aftershave, Jenni has nearly 2 decades of experience in the skincare industry. She began her career as an esthetician working in all aspects industry: day spas, medical and resort spas. Jenni always gravitated towards the business and... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

10:00am

Brows to Brazilian presented by Depileve Global Beauty Network
Learn how to effortlessly wax from a basic brow to an advanced Brazilian waxing treatment. Our educator will teach you how to work any body part using our film wax with the greatest of ease. The class will teach you tricks and give you tips on ways to improve your waxing services.

Speakers
avatar for Deanna Derthick

Deanna Derthick

Depileve Global Beauty Network


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N133

10:00am

Lash and Brow Styling by RefectoCil: Including Lash Lift presented by RefectoCil
Lash curl or lash lift with the world’s fastest process time of 13 minutes. Give your clients the lashes they are looking for. Come see the hottest new eyelash services - lash lift and the classic lash curl. Learn the similarities and differences in application. Learn how to create the perfect brow shape in just two minutes, type-specific coloring and other master tips and tricks for perfect lash and brow styling. Your clients will be wowed.

Speakers
avatar for Joy A. Johnson

Joy A. Johnson

RefectoCil


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N135

10:00am

Learn All About Microneedling from Procedure to Profits – Live Demo presented by Clinical Resolution Laboratory
Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that has quickly gained mass popularity and acceptance, as it is a very simple, inexpensive, safe and effective technique requiring minimal training. Please join us to observe a live microneedling demonstration, including safety procedures, skin preparation, treatment and post-treatment care. Learn the importance of proper technique and use of clinical solutions to achieve the best possible results and how you can make immediate ROI.

Speakers
avatar for Crystal Kwon

Crystal Kwon

Clinical Resolution Laboratory


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N132

10:00am

Learn How to Remove Skin Imperfections with Immediate Results presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
Learn how to remove skin tags, angiomas, milias, broken capillaries, sabaceous hyperplasia and pigmentation in a one-time treatment with immediate results. Enhance your practice and generate revenue with our Perfect Touch device. Class training with certificate.

Speakers
avatar for Gigi Jara

Gigi Jara

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
avatar for Zahi Kazan

Zahi Kazan

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N134

10:00am

New - Anti-Acne Products: Innovative, Effective and Certified Organic presented by Derme&Co.
Nelly De Vuyst is proud to introduce: BioAcne. The very first effective organic certified anti-acne treatment in the world. Discover the science, research and advancement of these new organic certified anti-acne products. Learn the latest causes of acne and how to get results in less than two weeks with natural products. This product is safe for the client and the environment. The protocol and treatment plan will be explained, and gifts and certificates will be given to all participants.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N137

10:00am

Treating Hyperpigmentation Issues Revisited presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
This presentation will cover the mechanism of melanin formation and melanocyte function as well as associated states of hyper-hypo pigmentation. The role of the enzymes tyrosinase and phenylalanine oxidase in melanin formation will be described. Methods to reduce melanin by exfoliation and inhibition of melanin formation through enzyme blockage will be presented. Specific treatments for melasma, inflammatory, hyperpigmentation and lentigenes will be presented. All attendees will receive a handout and a certificate.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N136

11:15am

Advanced Techniques to Treat Aging Skin
Aging skin is one of the most complicated and lucrative types of skin to treat. It requires advanced knowledge of skin science and available modalities to be successful. In this class you will learn how to create an effective treatment plan, design an advanced facial treatment and how to incorporate devices available within your scope of practice for results. This class is a must for every professional who wants to provide superior services that provide results. Certificate of attendance and badge will be awarded.

This class is part of the Esthetics Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Susanne Schmaling

Susanne Schmaling

President/Founder, Esthetics Council
Susanne is the President of the Esthetics Council, NCEA certified and licensed master esthetician, certified laser technician, and accomplished instructor with more than 23 years’ experience. Her career encompasses all aspects of the esthetic profession including medical esthetics... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm

11:15am

Five Hot Trends in Medical Spa Menus (Earn Nursing CEH)
As the competition for medical spa guests heats up innovations are happening in all facets of medical spa menus. If your menu is ready for a makeover this session is for you. We will cover the forces driving the changes and what are the emerging services and technology to make your medical spa the leader of the pack.

Topics include:
  • Solution-driven menus
  • Multi-tasking treatments (multi-masking, multi-peeling, cocktailing options
  • Integrating internal wellness and beauty treatments ( IV, supplements, drinkable collagen, diet and nutrition
  • The new face of duet services - Botox dates, lunch time body sculpting for two, etc.
  • Group therapy. B-12 injection parties, group IV, the new face of Botox parties

Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider # 14813 approves this course for 1 contact hour.

This class is part of the Medical Spa Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Patti Biro

Patti Biro

Owner, Patti Biro & Associates
Author, consultant, spa cheer leader and coach, Patti Biro may have been one of the youngest spa owners on record. A lifelong love affair with all things spa and wellness started after starting a backyard spa with two sisters in her neighborhood. From day spas to resorts, hotels to... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm

11:15am

Go Live - Boost Business with Wellness Education and Events Online
Are there treatments on your menu which haven't lived up to their full potential? Retail products sitting unused on the shelf? Service providers who have yet to be recognized for their talents? There is a solution. Hosting live events and education through both at your spa and through social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube can provide new avenues to spark excitement and highlight unknown "super star" services for an entirely new audience. Join Business and Marketing Coach Felicia Brown to learn more about creating exciting and profitable events to make your sales soar.

This class is part of the Social Media & Marketing Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Felicia Brown

Felicia Brown

Business & Marketing Coach, Spalutions
Felicia Brown, LMBT is the owner of Spalutions, a firm which provides business and marketing coaching and consulting for massage, spa and wellness professionals. She is passionate about inspiring others to become successful in all of their endeavors. With appearances at many national... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm

12:30pm

Celluma - Deciphering Light Therapy for Today’s Esthetician presented by Celluma
Get on board with the hottest trend in esthetics and discover how Celluma Light Therapy can instantly boost results, sales and services. Based on proven science, and differentiated from all other LED devices, this class will clarify the science behind Celluma and explain why it’s “The Aesthetician’s Choice.” It will dispel the myths surrounding light therapy and make it easy for you to embrace and integrate light therapy into your treatment room today.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N136

12:30pm

Elevate Your Brow Game: Amazing Brows for a Perfect Finish presented by Se-Brazil Wax
Precision shaping is the first step to achieving buzz-worthy brows. Master the art of eyebrow makeup with Nicck’s award-winning techniques for filling in and defining bold, beautiful brows. Learn how to create full, clean and precise brows with a little help from pencil and concealer.

Speakers
avatar for Nicck Townsend

Nicck Townsend

Se-Brazil Wax


Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N133

12:30pm

Learn How to Earn Big $$$ Removing All Types of Skin Imperfections presented by Martinni Beauty
Learn how to add a lucrative new service to your spa, salon or med-spa to satisfy your clients requests to remove all types of skin imperfections. This class will teach you how to use an easy to operate technology to permanently remove ruby points, skin tags, age spots, sun spots, freckles, cholesterol deposits, calcium bumps, broken capillaries, pore packets, thick hair and more in just one treatment. Live hands-on demonstration will be given.

Speakers
avatar for Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Martinni Beauty


Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N135

12:30pm

LightStim LED – Creating a Healthy Foundation for Skin, Body and Business presented by LightStim
It is said that vibrant skin is a reflection of inner health. Join us to learn more about this connection including how to support aging and environmentally compromised cells for more radiant skin. LightStim manufactures a wide range of FDA cleared LED devices to fit every need and budget, including the LightStim Bed, designed to help maximize the potential of every cell in the body. Attendees will receive a free gift with any device purchase.

Speakers
avatar for Richard Maher

Richard Maher

LightStim


Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N132

12:30pm

Real World Results: Performance Programs for Aging and Redness that Deliver presented by Mark Lees Skin Care Inc.
Do your aging clients want real results for their skin? Known for their user-friendly classes, Dr. Lees and Kyle Mull present useful take-home knowledge, showing you how to combine performance ingredient “actives” for amazing results for aging skin, and redness issues. Learn about firming and anti-wrinkle peptides, collagen stimulants, ceramides, alphahydroxy acids, anti-redness soothers, resveratrol and anti-glycation ingredients. See dozens of Dr. Lees’ actual case studies with real-world results without injections, laser or surgery.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Mark Lees

Dr. Mark Lees

Mark Lees Skin Care
avatar for Kyle Mull

Kyle Mull

Mark Lees Skin Care


Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N137

12:30pm

Solutions for Hyperpigmentation presented by Repechage
Wow your clients. Learn how to create brighter, more even toned skin when you learn the science behind dark spots and hyperpigmentation and the proper technique to reduce their appearance. Here you will learn about solutions for uneven skin tone, dark spots and sun damage, as well as the latest antioxidants for anti-pollution solutions for skin. See live treatment demonstrations and learn how to successfully incorporate AHA and BHA formulations with peptides into spa protocols.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N230B

12:30pm

Treat Your Client's Most Common Concerns presented by Sorella Apothecary
Your clients come to you for your knowledge and expertise. Come and boost your confidence when solving their skin issues. This class will cover each popular skin concern: acne, aging/sun damage and rosacea. In this expert course, you will learn how to create a treatment and marketing plan for each and every skin concern. Attendees will receive handouts and a chance to win full-size Sorella Apothecary products.

Speakers
avatar for Danielle Munley

Danielle Munley

Sorella Apothecary
avatar for Emily Sindlinger

Emily Sindlinger

Sorella Apothecary


Saturday March 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N134

1:30pm

Dowsing for Holistic Treatments
Have you wondered how to select the best products for yourself, your business and clients? While reading the ingredient list is important, the energy of a product can have more to do with the long-term effects a product or treatment provides. Dowsing could be your answer. Join Linda Bertaut as she shares methods to dowse and improve the energy in your space and select the best products for your business and clients.

You will learn how to:
  • Use dowsing rods
  • Use a pendulum
  • Wording to use to get the best results
  • How to test and balance the energy of your space
  • Test the energy of products to see if they are compatible with you or your clients
  • How to do comparison testing for similar products

This is a hands-on, interactive class where you will learn to use dowsing tools. Please bring a wire hanger to make your own dowsing rods and product samples and foods to test in class.

This class is part of the Esthetics Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Linda Bertaut

Linda Bertaut

CEO Chief Energy Officer, Chakralicious
uthor, speaker, and Reiki master teacher, Linda Bertaut is a holistic, award-winning esthetician who specializes in training estheticians to incorporate energy healing and energy medicines into their lives and business. Her lifetime passion for performing make-overs led her to the... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm

1:30pm

Long Term Medical Spa Business Revenue Strategies
In this session, you’ll learn:
  • How to cash in with medical spa retail understanding trends and consumers
  • Series treatment programs
  • VIP/loyalty program and monthly subscriptions
  • When do I add treatments and how do I determine the correct price point
  • How to figure out an actual ROI

This class is part of the Medical Spa Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Durocher

Bryan Durocher

President, Essentials Spa Consulting LLC & Durocher Enterprises Inc.
Bryan Durocher is the author of Wakeup Live the Life You Love in Beauty, and the founder of Essentials Spa Consulting and Durocher Enterprises. Bryan was named one of the “Top 20 People to Know in the Beauty Industry” by Global Cosmetic Industry Magazine. Durocher provides coaching... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm

1:30pm

Culturally Diverse and Digitally Connected: Catering Spa Services to Generation Z
What does your generation look like ? Not every generation is alike, nor should they be treated by marketing campaign in the same way. Generation Z (a.k.a. Tweens, Baby Boomers, Generation 9/11 and Generation XD) was born after 1994. Generation Z are the new conservatives embracing traditional beliefs, they are self-controlled and more responsible and they are now in their early formative years. Learn marketing techniques that are appealing to this generation which values authenticity and “realness” with less of a faux Instagram influence. Acquire knowledge on how to deliver an experience instead of a salon service to a generation that is accustomed to high-tech multi-information sources, yet is looking for a real thing.

This class is part of the Social Media & Marketing Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

Director of Operators & Educator, New Age Spa Institute
La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson is the Director of Operations at New Age Spa Institute. With over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Pat strives to achieve her highest level of excellence both as a nail technician, esthetician, and teacher. Her goal is to help professionals... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm

1:30pm

Discover Immediate Anti-Aging Results with All-Natural and Organic Active Ingredients presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care
Blow your clients away by minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and instantly tightening and firming the skin. See why celebrities and movie stars alike can’t get enough of the organic, results-driven ingredients that give them a camera-ready, youthful glow. This class will include a live demonstration of innovative face-lifting massage techniques that are sure to build customer loyalty and repeat business.

Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Saturday March 30, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N229

2:00pm

Facial Treatments for Modern Consumer: Working with Clients Post-Injectables
Is it natural untouched beauty or is it an enhanced filler? In current day and age most of our clients have had some extra facial work done. Whether it was a Botox or a filler, the possibilities are they don’t even know what is allowed to be done on their skin in a spa setting post-injectable. In this class advanced skin physiology, post-injectable complications, dos and don’ts for estheticians and treatments that can be provided will be all explained. Let’s get busy connecting the gap between injectables and spa setting.

Speakers
avatar for Monika K. Machej

Monika K. Machej

President, CIDESCO Diplomate, New Age Spa Institute
Monika Machej is the President of The New Age Spa Institute, a highly accredited CIDESCO school. Monika is a CIDESCO Diplomate along with having multiple licenses in the beauty industry. She is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and PBA. Monika has over 20 years... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm

3:00pm

What Disturbs the Brain Upsets the Skin: Stress Connection to Dermal Aging
Are you stress free? A wide range of studies have shown that the stress caused by things like untreated depression, social isolation, long-term unemployment and anxiety attacks can accelerate the aging process. In this class we will look deep into the dermis and its link to the brain. Attendees will gain an understanding of the nervous system and its connection to the skin. Free radical theory on aging will be explained, along with a list of ingredients that benefit the skin. Techniques that help a modern-day client deal with stress and that help to slow down the aging process will be explained.

This class is part of the Esthetics Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson

Director of Education, New Age Spa Institute
Anna has been in the professional beauty industry since 1996. The New Age Spa Institute Director of Education, Licensed Esthetics Teacher, Licensed Esthetician, Certified Makeup Artist, Senior Educator, and a business owner are just a few of many titles Anna holds. With her many skills... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm

3:00pm

Painless Promotions for Attracting Results-Oriented Clients
At IECSC, you have many opportunities to find state-of-the-art equipment, cutting-edge techniques and innovative products to get your patients and clients the best results. But as effective as these new tools, skills and products will be, you cannot help anyone with them unless they are on your in your spa or clinic. Enter the hidden modality all medical spa owners and professionals need in their toolbox: marketing. This fun and engaging class will help you spread the word about your awesome new services and skills as well as those you already offer. You'll learn easy and painless promotions designed specifically for clients searching for beauty, anti-aging and wellness solutions.

This class is part of the Medical Spa Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Felicia Brown

Felicia Brown

Business & Marketing Coach, Spalutions
Felicia Brown, LMBT is the owner of Spalutions, a firm which provides business and marketing coaching and consulting for massage, spa and wellness professionals. She is passionate about inspiring others to become successful in all of their endeavors. With appearances at many national... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm

3:00pm

Marketing from the Heart - Why Spa-lanthropy is Good Business [Earn nursing and massage CEH]
Whether it is a retail product that supports women artisans in rural settings or hosting a “Yappy Hour” in support of your local animal shelter cause marketing has exploded across all service and retail channels. From gift cards to candles, people feel better about the business and themselves if the product or service has a social give back. Spas, salons and wellness centers are the perfect partner for creating yearlong retail, special event and promotional campaigns that tug at the heart and appeal across multiple age groups from Gen Z to Baby Boomers. Solo estheticians to multi location spas can all capture guest loyalty and great social media buzz by marketing from the heart.

Learn how-to with:
  • *Special events: Parties with purpose
  • *Ethical sourcing
  • *Buy local/sourcing local
  • *Charitable giving
  • *Volunteering
  • *Sponsored events
  • *Strategic partnerships
  • *In-spa drives
Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider # 14813 approves this course for 1 contact hour. Patti Biro is an approved provider recognized by the TX TDLR.

This class is part of the Social Media & Marketing Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Patti Biro

Patti Biro

Owner, Patti Biro & Associates
Author, consultant, spa cheer leader and coach, Patti Biro may have been one of the youngest spa owners on record. A lifelong love affair with all things spa and wellness started after starting a backyard spa with two sisters in her neighborhood. From day spas to resorts, hotels to... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm

3:00pm

Efficient Speed Waxing Techniques for Bodies and Brazilians and How to Make More Money presented by Skin Blends LLC
Learn the techniques and secrets to a successful and lucrative waxing clientele. Kelly has done 27 Brazilians in one day. Agape is Greek for the highest level of love and you are going to love Agape Pure Wax. Call 877.754.6253 to model - these gals are fast, so we need lots of models. Each class attendee will receive a free tin of Agape Bliss Strip Wax.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N134

3:00pm

Lightwave Therapy: Learn What is Necessary to Perform an Effective Clinical LED Treatment presented by Lightwave/ABI Skin Care
Are you using an effective LED system or thinking about adding it to your practice? Do you want to learn how to use light and topicals together? Learn the scientifically proven principles behind light therapy and how the technology works. Discover how increasing dosage and properly preparing the skin leads to better results. Understand the basics of LED and how to explain it to your clients. Attendees will receive step-by-step protocols and a free ABI product.

Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

LIGHTWAVE/ABI Dermaceuticals


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N135

3:00pm

ProPeel presented by Vivant Skin Care
ProPeel was developed by James E. Fulton M.D., Ph.D., the award-winning dermatologist and formulator who co-developed Retin-A. ProPeel minimizes signs of aging, acne, acne scarring and hyperpigmentation through a series of transformative peels. The system incorporates Vivant's patented vitamin A propionate, TCA, and brightening AHAs to safely stimulate advanced cell turnover and collagen synthesis.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N132

3:00pm

Spice Up Your Spa Menu in Five-Star Style presented by FarmHouse Fresh
Freshen-up your spa menu and watch your retail sales soar as FarmHouse Fresh provides treatment ideas and merchandising tips from top-selling five-star resorts and fine spas. Learn how to keep guests coming back again and again from this award-winning company. Join us for an interactive and entertaining afternoon, including: tantalizing treatments, outfitting your spa to sell and unveiling fabulous new products. All attendees receive a free FarmHouse Fresh product.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Aston

Natalie Aston

FarmHouse Fresh


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N133

3:00pm

The Latest Rosacea, Acne Rosacea and Sensitive Skin Facts and Solutions for Experts presented by Derme&Co
Learn everything you need to know about rosacea, acne rosacea and sensitive skin. Understand the pros and cons of glycolic acid (A.H.As), lasers, IPL, LED, infusions, chemical peels and hydroquinone on hypersensitive skin. Customize a complete treatment plan by interpreting your client's body type. Use our tips and tricks to create a unique dialog with your client and better educate them on this skin disorder. Gifts and certificate for all participants.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N137

3:00pm

The Perfect Protocols for Problem Skin presented by Repechage
Sixty million people suffer from oily/acne skin. Don’t miss this class to learn the most up-to-date treatments to help reduce skin inflammation and perform proper extractions to make you your client’s trusted skin expert. See live demonstrations on the newest modalities, including silver ball massage, galvanic current and direct and indirect high frequency application to alleviate skin imperfections. Your clients will see the difference.

Speakers

Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N230B
 
Sunday, March 31
 

9:30am

The Best Facial Massage: Relax, Rejuvenate, Renew - Presentation, Demonstration and Workshop [Earn 2.5 CEH]
Nothing works better than facial massage to lift and rejuvenate the skin. Become an expert to perform a real workout for the face with Master Esthetician and Repêchage CEO Lydia Sarfati. She will present her world renowned facial massage techniques which incorporate European, Eastern and Modern techniques to provide the best in anti-aging, brightening and calming massage. Like a personal trainer, you will learn about the latest express masks to incorporate into facial massage with targeted results. Your clients will enjoy the sensory and skin benefits of customized facial massage to look luminous in less than 30 minutes and leave looking and feeling restored.

Lydia will provide details on four techniques:
  • To reduce the appearance of redness and sensitivity: Calming Massage
  • To help to control the appearance of uneven tone and hyperpigmentation: Classic European Massage
  • To rejuvenate: Classic European stimulating Shiatsu Massage
  • To help firm the appearance of aging, saggy skin: Classic and deep Viennese Massage

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about this important trend!

Speakers
avatar for Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repêchage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms. Sarfati is an international industry leader and the developer of the world-renowned Repêchage® Four Layer Facial®, what Cosmopolitan... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 9:30am - 12:00pm

9:45am

Beauty and Skin Secrets to Making-Up Women Over 60
When a client reaches a certain age they simply want to look their best - men included. Yes, some women may panic and go for plastic surgery, Botox and buy every dream cream. But with age comes wisdom. She is comfortable in her own skin and wants to look like herself only better and healthier. She looks up to you the beauty professional to assist her with her needs. From keeping up with trends, mini makeovers, facials, products, pampering and unbiased skin and makeup advice. Come discover Educator Noreen Young’s beauty recipes and techniques for being in step with helping women in their 50s, 60s and beyond. Sweet surprises.

This class is part of the Makeup Targeted Learning Track. The track includes three classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $180
After February 25: $255

Speakers
avatar for Noreen Young

Noreen Young

Makeup Artist & Skin Therapist, www.noreenyoungpro.com
Noreen Young is a nationally known educator, author, beauty therapist and professional makeup artist. She has had the pleasure of working with designer Diane Von Furstenberg, Matrix, Revlon, sports celebrities, Wrangler, NFL games, Fox network, Fox Sports, sportscasters and newscasters... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

9:45am

Strategies for Maintaining Salon and Spa Safety
Responsible owners must be ready for all the disasters and dangerous situations that can hit a workplace. Every business needs to take a multi-faceted approach to address possible breaches and security issues. Did you know there are OSHA requirements for operating a safe business? This class will assist you in meeting some of the mandated OSHA guidelines. Emergencies in the spa and salon are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. Do you have an EAP plan? Have you ever done a fire drill with your staff? In the midst of a disaster or crisis, have you given your team the tools, and resources to help prepare for and respond to an intruder, hostile customer, aggressive act or a natural disaster? This class will offer information and strategies to implement in the workplace.

This class is part of the Spa Business Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Denise R. Fuller

Denise R. Fuller

Esthetician, Founder, NASNPRO
Denise R. Fuller is a 25-year beauty industry veteran, a licensed esthetician and international trained beauty therapist and Founder of NASNPRO. She is passionate about education and mentoring. This drive prompted her to create NASNPRO, a complimentary membership organization for... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

9:45am

Vital Economy – Why Being Green is Good for Business
Consumers are already operating from a sustainability mindset, even if they struggle to make it a lifestyle. They are increasing the pressure on brands to make it easier for them to do so, calling for greater transparency and pushing for more sustainable options. The presentation will share case studies on how going green is good for the bottom line.

This class is part of the Sustainability Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Roche

Joanna Roche

Executive Director, Green Spa Network
Joanna Roche is the Executive Director of the Green Spa Network, a non-profit trade association serving the spa, hospitality, and wellness communities in support of a sustainable future. With more than 25 years’ experience in executive management, marketing and spa operations, Joanna... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 9:45am - 11:00am

10:00am

7-Min Brazilian Wax and Ingrown Treatments presented by Se-Brazil Wax
Brazilian Waxing is one of the leading and most feared waxing service in the esthetics industry. Learn how the 7-Min Brazilian Wax and Se-Brazil Waxes can improve your Brazilian waxing skills and incorporate ingrown treatments right after the waxing service and amazing home care products. This class will show a Brazilian wax service and ingrown treatment during the same service.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie G. Laynes

Stephanie G. Laynes

Se-Brazil Wax


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N133

10:00am

Clearing Concepts: Extraction Techniques, Clogged Pores and Acne Management presented by Mark Lees Skin Care, Inc.
Join problem skin expert Dr. Mark Lees as he explains the causes of acne and clogged pores, showing many actual case studies to teach you his successful concepts in clearing problem skin. Watch Kyle Mull, L.E., perform a clinical prep salicylic peel, pore-softening desincrustation treatment and cotton swab extraction technique.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Mark Lees

Dr. Mark Lees

Mark Lees Skin Care
avatar for Kyle Mull

Kyle Mull

Mark Lees Skin Care


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N137

10:00am

Injections Without Needles: Non-Invasive Facial Procedure presented by Repechage
Learn the proper techniques and ingredients to help you stop the clock on skin aging. This includes scientific presentations for licensed estheticians on how to treat the skin effectively to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. See results using non-invasive iontophoresis. Your clients will see younger looking skin without redness and inflammation.

Speakers
avatar for Delanie West

Delanie West

Repechage


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N230B

10:00am

Learn All About Microneedling from Procedure to Profits – Live Demo presented by Clinical Resolution Laboratory
Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that has quickly gained mass popularity and acceptance, as it is a very simple, inexpensive, safe and effective technique requiring minimal training. Please join us to observe a live microneedling demonstration, including safety procedures, skin preparation, treatment, and post-treatment care. Learn the importance of proper technique and use of clinical solutions to achieve the best possible results and how you can make immediate ROI.

Speakers
avatar for Crystal Kwon

Crystal Kwon

Clinical Resolution Laboratory


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N132

10:00am

Lightwave Therapy: Learn What is Necessary to Perform an Effective Clinical LED Treatment presented by Lightwave/ABI Skin Care
Are you using an effective LED system or thinking about adding it to your practice? Do you want to learn how to use light and topicals together? Learn the scientifically proven principles behind light therapy and how the technology works. Discover how increasing dosage and properly preparing the skin leads to better results. Understand the basics of LED and how to explain it to your clients. Attendees will receive step-by-step protocols and a free ABI product.

Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

LIGHTWAVE/ABI Dermaceuticals


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N135

10:00am

Microneedling Full Protocol: Meso Touch Plus and BioPo presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
Learn microneedling and collagen induction therapy with number one selling device Meso Touch Plus, know about the nano plus no needle technology in meso therapy, and our full line of serums and skin care line Biopo. Enhance your skills and add value to your practice with this cutting edge, full protocol practice.

Speakers
avatar for Gigi Jara

Gigi Jara

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
avatar for Zahi Kazan

Zahi Kazan

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N134

10:00am

Oxygen and Enzymes for Treating Acne and Rosacea presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
The use of oxygen is among the most popular but also most misunderstood treatment modalities in skin care. Discover the difference between the activity of oxygen entering the body through the lungs, versus the benefits of a topical application. This class will provide treatment solutions for reducing the appearance of rosacea, oxidation processes in lightening and brightening the skin and the ability to control bacteria associated with various types of acne.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N136

10:00am

Your Profitable American Spa
Operating any type of business is rewarding and comes with many risks. Within the spa industry it is even more magnified due to equipment, product costs and tight margins. Understanding the process of running a spa is critical to long term business success. Learn how to define your purpose for designing spa services, creating an extraordinary experience for the spa guest, spa mission and spa theme.

Budgets and Service Design
Learn space allocation, setting financial budgets for build out and inventory, room setup and equipment options, targeting service offerings to attract clients. Discover how to effectively break down your revenues vs. expenses from advertising to payroll this segment covers it all.
Defining Retail Spa Culture
Distinguish your retail identity and product mission, product branding options, learning product selection options based upon manufacturer support and price point, staff training
Marketing and Promotion
Learn which types of marketing are effective and what results can be tracked, what collateral is effective when marketing expanded service offerings, launch dates events, client incentives and follow up.
Global Trends – First Look Exclusive!
Become aware of what treatments and trends are happening around the world and how they can affect your bottom line and competitive edge. You will hear this information hear first.
Staffing Structures
Take away all the gray areas and set clear expectations right from the start with each team member and their position. Know what exactly should be in descriptions from financial goals, dress codes, dispensary policies, meetings, advanced education, and client policies specific to their position. Learn how to set up evaluations that empower your team members and motivate them to be the positive example. Discover the nine areas to evaluate their performance and take their score to a whole new level.
The Extraordinary Client Experience
Brand your client's experience and set company apart from all other businesses who do similar services. Clients will pay top dollar for a service and experience that pays attention to quality and detail. Learn dialogues that address the three drivers of a business, retail, referral of new clients, and pre-booking with each client who comes in.

This program is a must for any spa professional that wants unlimited income potential and wants to run a business successfully.

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Durocher

Bryan Durocher

President, Essentials Spa Consulting LLC & Durocher Enterprises Inc.
Bryan Durocher is the author of Wakeup Live the Life You Love in Beauty, and the founder of Essentials Spa Consulting and Durocher Enterprises. Bryan was named one of the “Top 20 People to Know in the Beauty Industry” by Global Cosmetic Industry Magazine. Durocher provides coaching... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm

11:15am

Everlasting Event Makeup
Social media, Google, Yelp and word-of-mouth can make or break your business. Makeup artists have taken hits to their reputation because their beautiful makeup faded before the event was over.

In this class, Lisa will share tips and tricks for:
  • Sculpting the clients features, and keeping the makeup fresh until the party is over
  • Excessively oily skin – causing a glare in photos, or causing foundation to slide off
  • Hot humid temperatures & outdoor events
  • Various lighting challenges
  • Oily eyelids, or friction from hooded eyelids causing transfer of product
  • Lipstick that smudges or fades
  • Under eye concealer that doesn’t conceal or cakes up
  • Lashes that flatten or mascara that flakes
  • Unruly brows
Lisa will provide fool-proof tips for solving these problems and so much more.

This class is part of the Makeup Targeted Learning Track. The track includes three classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $180
After February 25: $255

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Shor

Lisa Shor

Esthetics Instructor/Makeup Artist, Tricoci University
Lisa is an Esthetics instructor for Tricoci University. Prior to teaching at Tricoci, Lisa was the Director of makeup education at a prominent school for approximately eight years. She was an art major in college & flourished artistically through the years, selling her work at prestigious... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm

11:15am

Profit = Business Health: A Holistic Approach
How profitable are you, and how profitable can you be? By understanding some financial basics, you can understand “reasonable profitability” that provides a good value for your Guests and allows the health and longevity of your business. In this seminar, we will discuss the components of profitability and present practical tools that allow you to maintain focus and manage this integral part of your business. Once you know, understand and manage your profitability, your business can grow and flourish.

This class is part of the Spa Business Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Monte Zwang

Monte Zwang

Principal, Wellness Capital Management
Monte Zwang is a principal of Wellness Capital Management, providing profit improvement, business planning, bookkeeping and financial strategies to businesses in the health, medical, wellness and spa industries. Monte has been a consultant for more than 30 years, teaching business... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm

11:30am

Vital People – Creating a Sustainable Workplace
This presentation will discuss how to develop and implement sustainability programs in the workplace. From manufacturing processes, to workplace wellness to electric car stations, Connie will share lessons to help your business.

This class is part of the Sustainability Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Alicia Botyrius

Alicia Botyrius

Business Development Executive, Sunlighten Saunas
Alicia Botyrius, Business Development Executive at Sunlighten, has been building brands and businesses for 20 years. Prior to Sunlighten, Alicia started her career in an international telecommunications organization and then spent 12 years as an entrepreneur in the fine art industry... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 11:30am - 12:45pm

12:30pm

7-Min Brazilian Wax Technique and Getting Out of Sticky Situations presented by Se-Brazil Wax
Brazilian Waxing is one of the leading and most feared waxing service in the esthetics industry. Learn how the 7-Min Brazilian Wax and Se-Brazil Waxes can improve your brazilian waxing skills and watch simple tricks to get out of sticky situations. This class will show how to wax plus-size clients, how to get unstuck when the wax does not cooperate.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie G. Laynes

Stephanie G. Laynes

Se-Brazil Wax


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N230B

12:30pm

Brows to Brazilian presented by Depileve Global Beauty Network
Learn how to effortlessly wax from a basic brow to an advanced Brazilian waxing treatment. Our educator will teach you how to work any body part using our film wax with the greatest of ease. The class will teach you tricks and give you tips on ways to improve your waxing services.

Speakers
avatar for Deanna Derthick

Deanna Derthick

Depileve Global Beauty Network


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N133

12:30pm

Celluma - Deciphering Light Therapy for Today’s Esthetician presented by Celluma
Get on board with the hottest trend in esthetics and discover how Celluma Light Therapy can instantly boost results, sales and services. Based on proven science, and differentiated from all other LED devices, this class will clarify the science behind Celluma and explain why it’s “The Aesthetician’s Choice.” It will dispel the myths surrounding light therapy and make it easy for you to embrace and integrate light therapy into your treatment room today.

Speakers

Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N136

12:30pm

How to Stand Out and Make More Money: Create Custom Formulas and Signature Facials presented by Skin Blends LLC
Founded in 1999, Skin Blends LLC continues its mission to provide licensed skin care professionals with the best products, tools and education to help them stand above their competition. We have options that fit any financial or time budget. Sell our brand or sell your brand. We can help you custom formulate your own products or get you signed up as a Professional Affiliate. Attendees receive a cleanser customized for their skin and tastes.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends LLC


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N134

12:30pm

Learn How to Earn Big $$$ Removing All Types of Skin Imperfections presented by Martinni Beauty
Learn how to add a lucrative new service to your spa, salon or med-spa to satisfy your clients requests to remove all types of skin imperfections. This class will teach you how to use an easy to operate technology to permanently remove ruby points, skin tags, age spots, sun spots, freckles, cholesterol deposits, calcium bumps, broken capillaries, pore packets, thick hair and more in just one treatment. Live hands-on demonstration will be given.

Speakers
avatar for Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Martinni Beauty


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N135

12:30pm

LightStim LED – Creating a Healthy Foundation for Skin, Body and Business presented by LightStim
It is said that vibrant skin is a reflection of inner health. Join us to learn more about this connection including how to support aging and environmentally compromised cells for more radiant skin. LightStim manufactures a wide range of FDA cleared LED devices to fit every need and budget, including the LightStim Bed, designed to help maximize the potential of every cell in the body. Attendees will receive a free gift with any device purchase.

Speakers
avatar for Richard Maher

Richard Maher

LightStim


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N132

12:30pm

Maximize Your Results with Resurfacing Peels presented by Sorella Apothecary
Increase your revenue by learning how to deliver maximum results with Sorella Apothecary’s chemical peel. Correcting sun damage, wrinkles, acne and redness can be challenging. Learn how to use the peel with each skin concern. Experience a live demo with the peel combined with the Marine Mermaid Mask and watch your income grow after you implement a peel series to your spa menu. Attendees will receive handouts and chance to win full-size Sorella products.

Speakers
avatar for Danielle Munley

Danielle Munley

Sorella Apothecary
avatar for Emily Sindlinger

Emily Sindlinger

Sorella Apothecary


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N137

12:30pm

Advanced Skin Analysis - An In-Depth Look at Glycation, Pigmentation and Hyaluronic Levels in the Skin [Earn 2 CEH]
A thorough skin analysis is the core of any successful facial treatment. Without a full understanding of how and what to look for when analyzing the skin, the right treatment objective and the main concerns will not be addressed. This class takes an in-depth look at some of the foremost skin conditions: glycation, pigmentation, dehydration, the skin's NMF (natural moisturizing factor) and hyaluronic acid levels. Once the correct analysis is provided, you will have the proper information to deliver the best service to get the optimal results.

Speakers
avatar for Mignon Wessels

Mignon Wessels

Mignon Wessels offer professional international training developed from 20-plus years of experience in all facets of the Beauty industry. Her credentials and current professional licenses include Bachelor’s in Business Management, Associate’s in Science, CIDESCO Beauty Therapy... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:30pm

1:30pm

Bridal Beauty and Business 101
This class is all about the essentials needed to market artists as bridal beauty specialists. Melanie will also cover: tips, tricks, techniques, materials and strategies that will help artists excel in one of the top industries in makeup artistry.

This class is part of the Makeup Targeted Learning Track. The track includes three classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $180
After February 25: $255

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Penera

Melanie Penera

Owner and Head Makeup Artist, Melanie's Makeup Artistry
Melanie is a makeup artist and small business owner currently in the Chicago land area. After starting her makeup business five years ago she has grown very successful business working on more than 50 weddings a year. Melanie has developed skills necessary to maintain a booming business... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm

1:30pm

The New Waiting Room
Forgo the days of waiting rooms with magazines, anxiety ridden clients and hearing the clock ticking. There are ways to engage your clients and encourage them towards retail purchases with fun, interactive displays, playful product testing, and creative services that are front and center so it’s like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook all in your own spa or salon waiting area. Your waiting area should be full of education and retail opportunities that are exciting to your clients and begin the client experience before they are even step into a treatment room. Change your waiting room into an added revenue stream and more valued square footage.

This class is part of the Spa Business Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Peresetsky

Jaclyn Peresetsky

CEO, Skin Perfect University & Colore Me Perfect
Jaclyn Peresetsky is not only the owner of Skin Perfect Spas in Ohio and Florida, but she is also a noted color expert, makeup artist, master esthetician, permanent makeup instructor, author and speaker. Her multiple books, cosmetic and skin care lines, and training courses allow... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm

1:30pm

Experience the Power of Hungarian Massage, Stimulating Actives and Vitamin C Oil presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care
You’ll be amazed how perfectly traditional Hungarian massage techniques pair with innovative active ingredients for healthier, younger-looking skin. Instantly transform the overall appearance of skin (even sensitive skin) and discover why A-list celebrities love these treatments. Witness the power of our revolutionary vitamin C oil at work and learn how to leave your clients raving about their experience.

Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Sunday March 31, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N229

2:00pm

#JustOneThing: Small Steps to Sustainability/Easy Steps to Make a Big Impact
Learn how you can participate in regenerating the earth by doing #just one thing. This presentation focuses on 10 steps that anyone can do to help the planet - from your business to your home there are ways we can all make a difference.

This class is part of the Sustainability Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Roche

Joanna Roche

Executive Director, Green Spa Network
Joanna Roche is the Executive Director of the Green Spa Network, a non-profit trade association serving the spa, hospitality, and wellness communities in support of a sustainable future. With more than 25 years’ experience in executive management, marketing and spa operations, Joanna... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm

3:00pm

The Art of the Destination Spa Culture
Learn how to design and develop an Apothecary Blue Print to relaxation and better lifestyle services. Go beyond customizing essential oils and learn how to implement the Apothecary Bar including all forms of aromatherapy, herbal ingredients, elixirs, teas and non-living earth ingredients. Upgrade your spa consult form to custom consults for developing treatments and a new business identity that will broaden personal custom care. Leave with global ideas of spa decor trends to match destination spa competition and how to compete with the changes of the global spa market future.

This class is part of the Spa Business Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Canavino

Bonnie Canavino

President, Red Cherry Group
Bonnie Canavino, President of the Red Cherry Group brings practical and advanced knowledge of 40 years of experience in her field of spa business, service development and career building success through Large Spa and Salon Management, Studies in Cosmetic and Organic Chemistry and... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm

3:00pm

Efficient Speed Waxing Techniques for Bodies and Brazilians and How to Make More Money presented by Skin Blends LLC
Learn the techniques and secrets to a successful and lucrative waxing clientele. Kelly has done 27 Brazilians in one day. Agape is Greek for the highest level of love and you are going to love Agape Pure Wax. Call 877.754.6253 to model - these gals are fast, so we need lots of models. Also, each class attendee will receive a free tin of Agape Bliss Strip Wax.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N134

3:00pm

New Innovative Feminine Hygiene Products and Tips for a Perfect Brazilian Waxing presented by Derme&Co
Become an expert on waxing techniques and best practices. Learn the different techniques of waxing and how to maximize your profits with new innovative personal and feminine hygiene products. Learn tips and tricks a client should know before and after waxing to make a difference. Discover how to provide a professional waxing treatment using highly effective organic products. Precautions and techniques for Brazilian waxing will be discussed. Gifts and certificate for all participants.

Speakers

Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N137

3:00pm

Seeing Red: New Strategies for Chronic, Acute and Preemptive Sensitivities presented by Bioelements
Traditional sensitive skin care is often one-note – products that calm but do nothing else. Learn about the next generation of formulas for visible, invisible and sensory sensitivities that are incredibly calming, while actively advocating for a stronger barrier. You’ll learn how sensitive skin care can also be high-performance – targeting chronic sensitivities (classic sensitive skin), acute sensitivities (event-based redness), and preemptive sensitivities (preventative care for younger clients who want to maintain a strong barrier).

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stenzel

Teresa Stenzel

Bioelements


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N132

3:00pm

Spice Up Your Spa Menu in Five-Star Style presented by FarmHouse Fresh
Freshen-up your spa menu and watch your retail sales soar as FarmHouse Fresh provides treatment ideas and merchandising tips from top-selling five-star resorts and fine spas. Learn how to keep guests coming back again and again from this award-winning company. Join us for an interactive and entertaining afternoon, including: tantalizing treatments, outfitting your spa to sell, unveiling fabulous new products.  All attendees receive a free FarmHouse Fresh product.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Aston

Natalie Aston

FarmHouse Fresh


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N135

3:00pm

The Empowered Aesthetician presented by G.M. Collin Skin Care
Did you ever wonder why some aestheticians are always in demand? In this seminar we will look at several key factors, from the consultation to the check-out, and easily applied techniques that can take you from an empty schedule to a waiting list. Throughout the lecture we explore some informative gender differences that will both amuse and enlighten. Certificates of attendance and a complementary product will be provided to those that attend the entire lecture.

Speakers
avatar for Karen Asquith

Karen Asquith

G.M. Collin Skin Care


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N133

3:00pm

The Five Ps of Chemical Peeling
This comprehensive workshop will address using acids in the treatment room focusing on the five Ps of peeling: optimizing pre-treating, the relationship between pH and the strength of the peeling acids, understanding the concepts behind percentages, pK values and the importance of post-care.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N136

3:00pm

A Gentle and Effective Approach to Skin Exfoliation [Earn 2 CEH]
Are you using the right equipment for skin rejuvenation? Attend this class and learn the latest in tools, technology, techniques, sanitation and contraindications for skin exfoliation. Learn the latest in natural exfoliation using pure flower grains and diamond tip exfoliation for a healthy polish skin renewal. Become the expert in client care, learn the theory behind the science, mechanics of the equipment used, and the difference between other methods available. Be a part of the demonstration as a supervised hand treatment is done to see immediate results take place. Learn how to build your clientele with easy using marketing strategies and generate a confident and successful atmosphere.

Speakers
avatar for Jeane Richmond

Jeane Richmond

Jeane Richmond; National Education Manager for Satin Smooth a Division of Conair Professional. Practicing Aesthetician for over seventeen years. Educator, Project Manager Team Leader skilled in motivating enthusiasm and commitment to diverse audiences at all organizational levels... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm

3:30pm

Vital Planet – Choosing Safer Ingredients for Our Clients, Ourselves and the Planet
How do you source ingredients? What does the supply chain look like? What does non-toxic and natural really mean? Why is any of this important to you or your skin? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this informative session.

This class is part of the Sustainability Targeted Learning Track. The track includes four classes. Pricing is per track.
Advance Pricing: $225
After February 25: $300

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Prange

Ashley Prange

Founder & CEO, Au Naturale Cosmetics
Ashley Prange was working as a nuclear analyst in D.C. when she decided that going "au naturale" [sans makeup] shouldn't be her only way to avoid breakouts and irritation. She did her research, dubbed her coffee grinder as a mineral mixer and set out to create makeup that would leave... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2019 3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
Monday, April 1
 

10:00am

New Organic Certified Anti-Aging COSMOS Facial - Be a Step Ahead of Your Competition presented by Derme&Co
Are your clients looking for certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free and GMO-free products? Discover everything you need to know about organic skincare. Be sure to meet your customer's needs with the first COSMOS organic certified professional facial treatment in the world, now available in North America. Do not miss this class.

Speakers

Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N137

10:00am

Skin Imperfection Removal and Microneedling presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
Learn how to remove skin imperfections in a one-time treatment with immediate results. Learn microneedling therapy full protocol, collagen induction therapy, no needle infusion technology, Dermserums and post-treatment skincare line BioPo. Add value to your practice, enhance your skills and generate profits. Class with certificate.

Speakers
avatar for Gigi Jara

Gigi Jara

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
avatar for Zahi Kazan

Zahi Kazan

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA


Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
N134

10:00am

Intro to Cannabinoids in a Spa Setting
Hemp or cannabis curious? In this Intro class you will explore cannabinoids and the key components of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). We will discuss the function of the endocannabinoid system in various tissues, organs and bodily systems and their coordinating receptor sites including their impact on the skin. After this class attendees will have a basic understanding of plant-based cannabinoids along with their therapeutic uses in the spa setting.

Speakers
avatar for Kalee Hooghkirk

Kalee Hooghkirk

Founder, United Hemp Co & Entourage Clinical Services
Kalee is a private label manufacturer, spa owner and has been in the wellness industry since 2010. She started as a published makeup artist and traveling spa trainer. Kalee worked for leading companies like Estee Lauder, Clarity Rx and Hand and Stone Massage & Spa. Kalee’s passion... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

10:00am

What Men Really Want...Skin Care Services [Earn 2 CEH]
Men like to look good, feel good and enjoy great skincare – just as much as women. In fact, it's estimated that up to 30% of spa goers are goal-oriented men. In this presentation you’ll learn what male clients are looking for in the spa and medi-spa, how to attract them with services designed just for them and special considerations for male clients in the spa. A facial treatment designed for men will be demonstrated.

Speakers
avatar for Monika K. Machej

Monika K. Machej

President, CIDESCO Diplomate, New Age Spa Institute
Monika Machej is the President of The New Age Spa Institute, a highly accredited CIDESCO school. Monika is a CIDESCO Diplomate along with having multiple licenses in the beauty industry. She is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and PBA. Monika has over 20 years... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

10:00am

Spa Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
Many small business owners know they need to increase their marketing efforts, but they don’t know where to start. With his experience working with spa owners, Barry will show you how to put together a marketing strategy on a limited budget and get the results you need to grow your small business. Valuable takeaways include:
  • Why you need to market your company daily
  • The most effective way to market your business in less than one hour per week
  • How to put together a minimum marketing budget for your small business to get results
  • How to get free marketing for your business

Speakers
avatar for Barry Moltz

Barry Moltz

Founder, Shafran Moltz Group, LLC
Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. He is a small business expert with 6 bestselling books. Barry is the host of a popular small business radio show on AM560. He is also never misses his weekly appointment for... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

10:00am

Understanding Inflammatory Disorders: A Savvy Esthetician’s Workshop to Sensitive Skin
A new, hot topic. Now let’s talk about skin sensitivity and your clients. In this class we will discuss chronic inflammation, concentrating on disorders such as diabetes, celiac disease, lupus, Crohn's disease just to name a few. Chronic inflammation and allergens can raise the reactivity of the skin during facial treatments and create an unnecessary flare-up. In this class, we will learn about the most common conditions linked to a sensitive skin, causes of irritation and possible allergens during facial treatments. The innate immune system will be explained as it applies to the reactions of the skin. Ingredient safety, treatment safety and modalities designed for sensitive skin will be explained.

Speakers
avatar for Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson

Director of Education, New Age Spa Institute
Anna has been in the professional beauty industry since 1996. The New Age Spa Institute Director of Education, Licensed Esthetics Teacher, Licensed Esthetician, Certified Makeup Artist, Senior Educator, and a business owner are just a few of many titles Anna holds. With her many skills... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

11:30am

Understand Acne and Revolutionize Treatments While Uncovering Solutions for Problem Skin presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care
Make acne and blemishes a thing of the past. Go below the skin’s surface to uncover the different causes of acne and gain an understanding of the role that hormones, bacteria and lifestyle habits play in this often difficult-to-treat skin concern. Discover nature’s alternatives to harsh chemicals and learn how to create treatments that target acne at its source. Learn how to continue treatments with effective home care solutions featuring natural, organic and Biodynamic® actives.

Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Monday April 1, 2019 11:30am - 1:00pm
N229

12:30pm

Efficient Speed Waxing Techniques for Bodies and Brazilians and How to Make More Money presented by Skin Blends LLC
Learn the techniques and secrets to a successful and lucrative waxing clientele. Kelly has done 27 Brazilians in one day. Agape is Greek for the highest level of love and you are going to love Agape Pure Wax. Call 877.754.6253 to model - these gals are fast, so we need lots of models. Each class attendee will receive a free tin of Agape Bliss Strip Wax.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Monday April 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N134

12:30pm

Learn How to Earn Big $$$ Removing All Types of Skin Imperfections presented by Martinni Beauty
Learn how to add a lucrative new service to your spa, salon or med-spa to satisfy your clients requests to remove all types of skin imperfections. This class will teach you how to use an easy to operate technology to permanently remove ruby points, skin tags, age spots, sun spots, freckles, cholesterol deposits, calcium bumps, broken capillaries, pore packets, thick hair and more in just one treatment. Live hands-on demonstration will be given.

Speakers
avatar for Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Gertrude Melamed-Smith

Martinni Beauty


Monday April 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N135

12:30pm

Stop Being Bullied by Your Clientele/Intimate Brightening System Demonstration presented by Dermastart Inc-Clear Choice/Prana SpaCeuticals
This class will feature the steps to take to understanding the true significance of building a solid clientele through Face Detailing and the importance of primary and secondary needs, professional Rx, and home care. Growing your business has never been so easy. Come see the newest trend in skin brightening with PranaSpaCeuticals Intimate Brightening System. You will see a full demonstration and receive product knowledge for in spa and at home product continued after care.

Speakers
avatar for Kristina Cuevas

Kristina Cuevas

Dermastart Inc-Clear Choice/Prana Spaceuticals


Monday April 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N132

12:30pm

The Latest Rosacea, Acne Rosacea and Sensitive Skin Facts and Solutions for Experts presented by Derme&Co
Learn everything you need to know about rosacea, acne rosacea and sensitive skin. Understand the pros and cons of glycolic acid (A.H.As), lasers, IPL, LED, infusions, chemical peels and hydroquinone on hypersensitive skin. Customize a complete treatment plan by interpreting your client's body type. Use our tips and tricks to create a unique dialog with your client and better educate them on this skin disorder. Gifts and certificate for all participants.

Speakers

Monday April 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
N137

1:00pm

Ingredients in Action: How Active and Performance Ingredients Work [Earn 2 CEH]
From the latest anti-aging therapies to which ingredients should be avoided for acne-prone and sensitive skin, Dr. Lees explains ingredients in a way that gives real practical knowledge to the esthetician, with useful information on performance ingredient “actives” for sunscreens, acne ingredients, soothing and anti-redness ingredient combinations, peptides, collagen stimulants, stem cells, antioxidants, AHAs and other exfoliants. Learn successful ingredient combinations for helping your clients with acne, sensitive, dry and aging skin. Attendees should leave with a better understanding of skin care and cosmetic performance ingredients and their functions.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Lees, Ph.D., M.S.

Mark Lees, Ph.D., M.S.

Mark Lees, Ph.D., MS, is an award-winning speaker and product developer, specializing in products for acne-prone and sensitive skin, CIDESCO Diploma holder and author of Skin Care: Beyond the Basics, now in its 4th edition, The Skin Care Answer Book, and the newly released Clearing... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm

1:45pm

Spa Tour: A Look at Two of Chicago's Hottest Wellness Centers
With all the time and effort you devote to your own spa, how often do you have an opportunity to take an in-depth look at other properties? This tour provides you with a look at two of Chicago’s hottest wellness properties and will be guided by American Spa, the industry’s leading spa and wellness authority.

We will visit Space Spa and The Spa at Dana.

Space Spa
Downtown Chicago's Spa Space offers Chicago's best massage therapy, results-driven facials, flawless manicures and pedicures, and expert waxing in a welcoming, upscale environment focused on exceptional customer service.

Spa Space is also Chicago's premier day spa for men's spa services, couples massage, and spa parties, offering 7,500 square feet of space to accommodate 14 treatment rooms, men's and women's locker rooms, a couple's massage suite, an upscale nail lounge, a private pedicure suite, a spa group hospitality suite, an extensive retail boutique, and much more.

Since its opening in June 2001, Spa Space has received a great deal of national recognition for excellence in service, unique treatment and product offerings, and its fresh approach to appealing to both men and women.

Spa at Dana
Extending the elevated service standards and spirit of giving of the popular dana hotel, spa at dana is on the fourth floor at the dana hotel and spa in downtown Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Receiving numerous accolades from Forbes, Condé Nast Traveler, Allure magazine and more, spa at dana is a space for inspiration and regeneration of body and mind in the heart of downtown Chicago. Guests experience peace and rejuvenation in tranquil surroundings, where attentive and individualized service is delivered with exceptional care. spa at dana is celebrated for its unique treatments, mindful and caring service, soothing music, calming scents and comforting surroundings that offer natural and therapeutic services from head to toe. With a prime location and a relaxing, chic atmosphere, the innovative spa takes its world-class offerings to the next level with state-of-the-art additions, such as Chromotherapy showerheads, modern saunas with Himalayan salt walls and more.


Speakers
avatar for Ilana Alberico

Ilana Alberico

Co-Founder, Spa Space
Ilana Alberico was raised in a holistic household that relied on natural forms of medicine for healing: eucalyptus rubs got rid of congestion, meditation for stress relief, and tea tree, lemon, and orange were familiar scents to her from a young age. Growing up around these natural... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Anguille-Valles, DO

Anthony Anguille-Valles, DO

Director of Spa, dana hotel and spa
Growing up in Las Vegas set Anthony Anguille-Valles up for a career in hospitality. From an early age, Anguille-Valles devoted himself to understanding the spa, wellness and fitness industries, working in leadership roles for some of Las Vegas’ most prestigious hotels and spas including... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2019 1:45pm - 5:00pm