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On August 6, the core students of Southeastern Esthetics Institute completed a variety of services – from miniature facials to makeup – on the residents of Harbison Hall, located in Columbia, South Carolina. “We are forever grateful to those that have given us the opportunity to do something for others,” said Courtney Sykes, the institute’s chief administrative officer. “This is the core of what we try to instill in our…
Robert Manzo is the founder of Skinprint, one of the fastest growing cosmeceutical companies which focuses on skin care personalization and efficacious skin care products. Manzo is a biochemist who holds 15 patents in a variety of disciplines including: nanoparticles, skin care personalization, fragrance emission, skin care ingredient discovery, and many more. Manzo is a published author and speaks at industry events and private events, primarily focused on training aesthetic…
The Eminence Kids Foundation provides organic, locally-sourced, and nutrient-rich foods to sick children around the world undergoing treatments to help with an essential part of their healing and long-lasting health. As of September 2018, Eminence has donated over 65,000 meals and counting. International Spa Association (ISPA) has recognized the brand’s efforts to make organic produce accessible to all children going through treatment by granting the organization an award for innovation.
Sentient Lasers, a business solutions company and a leading pre-owned aesthetic laser company that buys, sells, warranties, and provides service contracts for aesthetic lasers and light devices, announced the addition of Ryan Haller as director of marketing and business development. In his new role, Haller will be responsible for spearheading marketing strategy, including helping the company merchandise their new, state-of-the-art headquarters and service and repair facility. Haller joins Sentient Lasers…
LivNordic, the spa brand founded by Raison d’Etre to encourage the Nordic art of wellness, announced the launch of a new collaboration with Sauna From Finland, to help spas and consumers discover the importance of authentic sauna practice. Together, Sauna From Finland and LivNordic will share their knowledge about the many benefits of the Finnish sauna and offer spa clients all over the world an authentic Finnish sauna experience. Bringing…
GlobalSkin Launches International Movement for Eczema Sufferers on First Ever Awareness Day Today, the global eczema community unites to observe the first-ever Atopic Eczema Day to raise awareness and understanding of eczema and atopic dermatitis. Atopic Eczema Day brings together those affected by eczema or atopic dermatitis to share experiences and future aspirations and drive actions that improve lives all over the world. To deliver that action, the International Alliance…
On August 23 and 24, Repêchage CEO and Founder, Lydia Sarfati joined Stacie Bowie, master stylist and owner of Bowie Salon and Spa in Seattle, Washington for a series of exclusive events to introduce the new Repêchage Glow and Go Bar – a concept that combines customized facial massage and mask services. This new menu of massages combined with express facial services was created by Sarfati as a way for…
On June 26, the Los Angeles Business Journal hosted the Women’s Council and Awards – a half-day event of inspiration, education, and recognition. The top business leaders in Los Angeles, California gathered to share their wisdom through a series of keynote speeches, dynamic panels, and workshops. The annual event honored the achievements made by powerful women who make a difference throughout Los Angeles. President of Altair Instruments, Brenda Acosta, won…
RevitaLash® Cosmetics, a leader in the eyelash and eyebrow category, announced the launch of its new website, including added features for customer convenience, updated model and product imagery, new video content, and, for the first time, a look at the brand’s refreshed logo. Now offering consumers a more engaging brand experience, the new website is designed to authentically represent the brand’s iconic, luxury products and heritage. “We are thrilled to…
The Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners (AHSCP) will hold its 11th annual conference on Nov. 4 and 5 at Chicago’s Crowne Plaza O’Hare Hotel. It will feature extensive, hands-on learning opportunities and demonstrations, so registration will be limited this year. The AHSCP offers the latest protocols and trends in organic, non-invasive skin care, as well as continuing education for aestheticians and holistic skin care certification. Workshops and conferences sponsored…
Eminence Organics celebrated their largest annual business conference in July. This dynamic, yearly event united over 200 Eminence team-members from around the world for three days of education, knowledge sharing, and celebration. Held in Vancouver, British Columbia, the conference was designed to celebrate company wins and galvanize growth for the next 12 months.
Agraduate of Victoria University of Manchester England, Trish Green has been an educator in the aesthetics and alternative health care industry for 25 years. She is an advocate for raising standards in education, with special interest in aromatherapy. Her career in the field of natural health and aesthetics is wide and varied. She is a CIDESCO diplomat in aesthetics, certified Bach Flower remedy practitioner, internationally-trained aromatherapist, and homeopathic practitioner. Agraduate…
BiON Skincare has announced a new Director of Sales and Education, Andrea Matczyszyn. Passionate about skin care, Matczyszyn has held an aesthetics license in Nebraska for six years. In 2011, after graduation, she moved to Colorado where she quickly became the lead aesthetician at the salon where she worked, due to her organizational and esthetic skills. After a few years in Colorado, she moved back to Nebraska so she and…
Shorr Solutions founders, Jay and Mara Shorr, have won the coveted Non-Physician Practice Management Innovator Award at the TAG! You’re IT! Aesthetic Awards during The Aesthetic Show 2018. Nominated by their clients and voted on by a panel of our medical peers, they join an elite roster of winners, including: Angelo Cuzalina, M.D., Physician Surgical Innovator of the Year Jason Emer, M.D., Physician Non-surgical Innovator of the Year, Physician Technology…
The Institute of Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Massage recently started offering advanced classes at the school and they have been a huge success. They offered one-day courses in microneedling, eyelash extensions, and dermaplaning. They are excited to offer more classes in October. Two of the school’s most recent CIDESCO students, Laura and Dasha, recently completed the aesthetics and manicure section of their course and are now moving on to massage. The…
On August 6, the core students of Southeastern Esthetics Institute completed a variety of services – from miniature facials to makeup – on the residents of Harbison Hall, located in Columbia, South Carolina. “We are forever grateful to those that have given us the opportunity to do something for others,” said Courtney Sykes, the institute’s chief administrative officer. “This is the core of what we try to instill in our…
Saltability, a spa industry vendor that provides Himalayan salt stone treatments and products for resort, day, medical, and destination spas, announces that Christine Clinton has been named the company’s national trainer for Ireland. Clinton has been at the forefront of the spa and wellness sector for more than 28 years, providing continuing education for massage schools, spas and professional organizations across Ireland, the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, and the…
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, a wellness property in Miami Beach, Florida announced the appointment of respected spa-industry leader Tammy Pahel as director of spa. In her new role, Pahel manages a team of 100 professionals in the property’s integrated spa, fitness, salon, and wellness facilities. “With nearly three decades of notable experience in the spa industry, Tammy Pahel is respected for the successful relationships she creates between spas and top…
Susan Posnick, makeup artist and founder of beauty and sun protection lines Susan Posnick Cosmetics and Brush On Block, received the international MyAid Award for her fight against cancer and for her commitment to healthy sun protection, made easy with her groundbreaking COLORFLO foundations and Brush On Block® mineral sunscreen. Posnick was honored at the Dancer Against Cancer ball at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna. The nonprofit Dancer Against…
RevitaLash® Cosmetics, a leader in the eyelash and eyebrow category, announces the launch of its new website, including added features for customer convenience, updated model and product imagery, new video content, and, for the first time, a look at the brand’s refreshed logo. Now offering consumers a more engaging brand experience, the new website is designed to authentically represent the brand’s iconic, luxury products and heritage. Updated model imagery speaks…
This year, Ginamarie Products is celebrates 40 years in business. Ginamarie is a holistic skin care and clean cosmetic company. The products are formulated to be pH balanced, water-based, and cruelty-free, and featuring ingredients that are naturally-derived. Ginamarie Products prides themselves on educating clients about the health of their skin from a holistic perspective and has found its niche by specializing in consumer education and having a personal relationship with…

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