Life is full of surprises, the unexpected twists and turns that fate leads us to and from in our personal and professional lives can be overwhelming and profound. As aestheticians, we live very structured professional lives. We have preset appointments for services that are standardized times, protocols, and ingredients. We have skin care and sanitation regimens built into our psyches that are second nature to us. If we are lucky, we can even rely on the fact that many of our clients will see us regularly for their monthly service of choice. If you ask me, that means we might be mildly type-A personalities – even if it is just in our professional lives.
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Antonia Schreiber is a New York State licensed massage therapist, cosmetologist specializing in aesthetics science, and electrologist. With over 16 years’ experience in the industry, her work has brought her everywhere from the classroom, to her certified green spa – The Windham Spa. Outside of the treatment room, she is a writer, speaker, and consultant with the New York State Department of Education, leading education firms and industry magazines. Schreiber’s current passion projects include treatment research and development for burn patients and assisting in the development of the U.S. Paralympic Bobsled and Skeleton Team.