Aida Grey- A Legend in Aesthetics

Aida Grey- A Legend in Aesthetics She has drawn to her the world’s most beautiful women, advising them in the science of skin care and the art of makeup. Her personal clients include First Lady Nancy Reagan, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Caroline of Monaco, Queen Beatrice of the Netherlands, Queen Nor of Jordan, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess Astrid of Norway, Princess Christina of Sweden,…

Aida Thibiant- A Legend in Aesthetics

Aida Thibiant- A Legend in Aesthetics Aida Thibiant is undoubtedly one of the world’s foremost authorities on beauty and skin care. Her Beverly Hills salon has welcomed come of the most beautiful and famous women in the world; and women in all stages of endeavor, of all ages and with all types of skin problems, have sought aid at Madame Thibiant’s salon. And with good…

Michel Dumas - A Legend in Aesthetics

Michel Dumas is one of the best known French makeup artists in the world, having worked in over 30 countries. He has revealed his talents in numerous fields such as fashion, photography, film, theater, television, and advertising and has participated in over 70 makeup shows and events around the globe. This work has inspired him to write several articles on makeup, some having been translated…

Michelle D’Allaird-Brenner: A Legend in Aesthetics

Michelle D’Allaird Brenner is a New York State licensed aesthetician and International CIDESCO Diplomat. She is the owner of the Aesthetic Science Institute aesthetic schools in Syracuse and Latham, N.Y. She is a consultant and educator for international cosmetic companies around the world. D’Allaird is a contributing author to major industry trade magazines, as well as a host and speaker for International Congress of Esthetics…

Hannelore Leavy: A Legend in Aesthetics

Jeffrey Joseph’s Spafinder Travel Arrangements was the introduction for Hannelore Leavy’s involvement with the American spa market. In the 1970s, however, she started health and wellness travel programs to her native Austria as the North America marketing director for the United States office of the Austrian National Tourism Board. This received a lot of attention and other European organizations started similar events. With so much…

Maurice Stein: A Legend in Aesthetics

At 5:15 on a Thursday morning, a young cosmetologist boarded a bus for the first studio job of his career. Cold and out of his element, the wide-eyed 29-year-old assumed he was merely being driven to other side of Columbia Studios. When the bus pulled out of the front gate, Maurice Stein figured he was headed to the studio’s San Fernando Valley location. He cast…

Eve Taylor: A Legend in Aesthetics

In 2013, Eve Taylor OBE celebrated her 50th career anniversary within the beauty industry. Eve's career began in the early 1960s when she started direct selling cosmetics from home to help pay for her original beauty school education in England.At 81 years of age, Eve Taylor continues to teach worldwide and learn new ideas, and she continues to be an inspiration to all who meet…

Ilona Csaky - A Legend in Aesthetics

In the suburbs of Philadelphia on the affluent Main Line, the name “Ilona” has come to be synonymous with holistic skin and body care. In the early 1980s when Ilona Csaky first posted the word “aesthetics” on her business sign, most people were puzzled about its meaning. Since that time when she introduced the serious holistic spa concept to the area, she has become known…

Peter T. Pugliese, M.D - A Legend in Aesthetics

In the 30 plus years since leaving his medical practice, Pugliese has continued to dedicate himself to the wellness of the population. In 1957, just out of medical school, he purchased a 200 acre farm in the country, and established what came to be known simply as The Big House, a 1795 stone farmhouse where Peter and Joanne Pugliese would spend over six decades of…

Rosa Acevedo de Sallas: A Legend in Aesthetics

Electrologists Institute of New York where she graduated with highest honors. Later, Rosa traveled to Canada where she completed further studies at Canada Electrologists College, specializing in vascular blemish removal. Because at that time the concept of a spa was unknown in Puerto Rico, Rosa decided to further her education, and therefore proceeded to the Lady Ann Institute of Madrid, Spain, where she pursued studies…

Christine Heathman: A Legend in Aesthetics

Christine’s professional story, however, does not begin in Utah, but in a small Concord, California home converted to a skin care clinic over 25 years ago. Her career, like many aestheticians, began as a result of her own skin condition. In her words “…I had severe grade-four acne for over a decade and out of desperation for clear skin, I sought out remedies from over-the-counter…