The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa, Long Beach 2014

Manufacturer Workshops - Monday

Select a specific starting time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Get Skinny, Look Sexy 2:00 p.m.
Candace Arnold

Sponsored by M'Lis Company
Instructed by Candace Arnold
Room 101 A


An amazing, all natural step-by-step system reveals the healthiest, sexiest you. This immediate slimming method guarantees a 4-14 inch loss per treatment. Add M’lis’ simple 3-step program and your clients will lose two dress sizes, flatten their tummies and smooth embarrassing dimples and bumps. Grow your income and set yourself apart from others as ecstatic clients FINALLY unveil their stunningly beautiful figures!

Microdermabrasion: Past, Present & Future 2:00 p.m.
Lana Yu

Sponsored by Martinni Beauty, Inc.
Instructed by Lana Yu
Room 101 B


If you work in or own a skin care salon, you MUST offer microdermabrasion treatments to meet the increasing demand for these services. This class demonstrates how these treatments are applied and what effect they have on the skin. Learn what microdermabrasion modalities—aluminum oxide crystals, diamond tip or along with LED Photo bio stimulations—are the most cost-effective, profitable treatment recipes— customized for your business!

The Truth Behind Peels—There is a Better Way! 2:00 p.m.
Ben Johnson, M.D.

Sponsored by Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare
Instructed by Ben Johnson, M.D.
Room 102 A


Let's face it—our clients love the instant gratification that acid peels provide. However, there is a growing movement to stop these harsh and temporary procedures. Have you ever wondered if there is something better? Dr. Johnson explains how a patent-pending process that delivers tremendous, permanent results can change your business overnight. He also discusses the most common skin conditions from a totally different (East-West) perspective, and Osmosis' unique way of getting permanent results.

Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Cytokines in Skin Care: Separating Scientific Fact From Marketing Fiction 2:00 p.m.
John Sanderson, M.D.

George Taylor, M.D.

Sponsored by AnteAGE by Cellese
Instructed by John Sanderson, M.D. and George Taylor, M.D.
Room 103 A


Confused about the scientific basis and value of using stem cells, growth factors and cytokines in skin care? You are not alone. Come learn what to look for in the “advanced science” products you use and sell to your clients. There is real science and there is pseudoscience, making it tempting for marketers to co-opt scientific terms to use as buzzwords to entice the unwary. Spend one hour with us and find out how to tell the difference! Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Cytokines in Skin Care: Separating Scientific Fact From Marketing Fiction

Microneedling with Natural Skin Peels for Acne, Pigmented and Mature Skin. Expect Immediate Results! 2:00 p.m.
Sonia Boghosian

Sponsored by Bio Jouvance Paris, Inc.
Instructed by Sonia Boghosian
Room 103 B


From organic peptide peels to genetically altered peels, Bio Jouvance’s EMA Clinical line of med-esthetic products yields dramatic results. The new generation of peels for acne/acne scars, pigmented, mature skin along with microneedling and its powerful delivery system combined will deliver immediate results. Corrective post-peel treatments are also part of this educational session. Power Point presentation and hands-on demonstration will deliver visual knowledge for this most requested treatment. A step-by-step technical manual and certificates of attendance are available with purchase.

Erase Hyperpigmentation with Natural Hydroquinone Alternative 2:00 p.m.
Boldijarre Koronczay

Sponsored by Éminence Organic Skin Care
Instructed by Boldijarre Koronczay
Room 104 A


Battling with stubborn dark spots? Uncover the key to erasing and preventing hyperpigmented skin. Learn why organic actives are all the rage as Éminence brings you state-of-the-art natural alternatives to effectively treat hyperpigmentation. Amaze your clients with the results and keep them coming back for more!

A New Look at Inflammation and Aging 2:00 p.m.
Michael Q. Pugliese

Sponsored by Circadia by Dr.Pugliese
Instructed by Michael Q. Pugliese
Room 104 B


Inflammation can be identified as a contributing factor to many diseases, but what does it have to do with skin health and aging? This session defines and explains the various steps in inflammation, and relates this process to intrinsic aging. Cellular and molecular mechanisms will be addressed, including NF Kappa b, glycation, UV radiation, generators of oxidative stress and free radical formation. The process is explained step-by-step so that the importance of inflammation in skin care can be fully appreciated. Attendees are provided with handouts, full size product giveaways and a certificate of attendance.

True Breakthrough in Cellulite Treatment—No Equipment or Shower Needed! 2:00 p.m.
Victoria Tabak, MBA

Sponsored by Nature Pure Labs SW, Inc.
Instructed by Victoria Tabak, MBA
Room 201 B


Learn how to effectively smooth the appearance of cellulite, slim and tone your abdomen, thighs, hips and buttocks in just 30 minutes using the highly potent, 100% natural 5 Step Professional LipoMelt® Anti-Cellulite Treatment. This ingeniously simple treatment requires no wet room. Achieve maximum immediate and visible results while gaining new clients, as the treatment potency and its reactivating properties continues to be a reminder to them. Do not miss the step-by-step hands-on demonstration.

Brows to Brazilian with the Latest Waxing Techniques 2:00 p.m.
Deanna Derthick

Sponsored by Depilève
Instructed by Deanna Derthick
Room 203 A


Learn how to use both strip and stripless waxes for facial and body waxing. We will teach the advanced techniques for waxing any body part, avoiding breakage, redness and irritation. Guaranteed to never lift skin! Also learn Depileve’s 10-minute leg wax technique, full Brazilian waxing professional techniques and how to sculpt eyebrows using the simple 3-point Depileve method.

LED Light Therapy—Results and Rewards 2:00 p.m.
Gloria Timmons

Sponsored by LightStim®
Instructed by Gloria Timmons
Room 203 B


Description of class: Learn how to get visible results for your clients and tangible rewards for yourself. LED therapy offers noticeable enhancements to your facial treatments for skin conditions including aging, acne and post-treatment inflammation. We explain how LED therapy works, discuss adding it to your menu of services, and suggest marketing strategies to boost your profits with this cost efficient, highly effective technology that is sweeping the industry.

Profit Powerhouse: Eco-fin Natural Hand and Foot Treatments 3:45 p.m.
Jenny Farrand

Sponsored by Eco-Fin
Instructed by Jenny Farrand
Room 101 A


Eco-fin is an innovative, botanically based paraffin alternative that requires minimal launch investment and low treatment costs. It offers endless application opportunities and reliable retail revenue. Learn five different ways to warm and apply this petroleum-free and biodegradable treatment to enhance all of your salon and spa services, from facials to foils, manis to massages and everything in between. We also share sample menu descriptions. Training certificates and a full-sized product gift are awarded to attendees.

Dermatude META Therapy 3:45 p.m.
Crystal McElroy

Sponsored by Dermatude
Instructed by Crystal McElroy
Room 102 B


We introduce the unique treatment of dermal needling featuring the Dermatude professional META Therapy System. Dermatude is the only precision device on the market featuring a patented single use needle system. In this class, learn about the device, in-depth information on dermal needling, sales and marketing, as well as the products used in this lucrative new service.

Fight Acne and Rosacea Organically and say no to Chemicals 3:45 p.m.
Boldijarre Koronczay

Sponsored by Éminence Organic Skin Care
Instructed by Boldijarre Koronczay
Room 104 A


Go beyond skin deep to uncover the cause of acne and take the organic approach to rosacea while learning tips for sensitive skin. Become an expert in these skin conditions and discover nature’s alternatives to harsh chemical treatments. Éminence’s effective organic solutions offer the ultimate client experience.

Instant Non-Surgical Face & Neck Lift with Age Reversing Organic Bio-Actives and Micro-Needling 3:45 p.m.
Victoria Tabak, MBA

Sponsored by Nature Pure Labs SW, Inc.
Instructed by Victoria Tabak, MBA
Room 201 B


Learn step by step how to achieve maximum results with micro-needling. Outshine your competition with easy and effective Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) for immediate skin tightening and lifting results. Inject skin with highly potent concentrations of stem cells, resveratrol, super antioxidants and 70% pure hyaluronic acid. The CIT Roller stimulates collagen production, fights wrinkles and pigmentation and increases ingredient penetration. Industry focused estheticians do not want to miss this live, interactive hands-on demonstration!

Maxcara Semi-Permanent Lash Treatment 3:45 p.m.
Deanna Derthick

Sponsored by Maxcara
Instructed by Deanna Derthick
Room 203 A


Learn about this new and exciting semi-permanent mascara treatment that is revolutionizing the beauty industry. Lush, full, dark lashes are the hottest trend in the beauty scene. This revolutionary treatment has become one of most profitable services for salons in Europe in the last couple of years. The Maxcara semi-permanent lash treatment lifts lashes and creates curve, sculpts and separates lashes and increases lash volume and length. Treatment lasts up to four weeks.

Go to Sunday’s Manufacturer Workshop pages.