Manufacturer Workshops - Monday

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

Relax… Let’s Wax! 2:00 p.m.
Deborah Merhar

Sponsored by Relax & Wax No-Scream Cream
Instructed by Deborah Merhar
Room 101 A


Successful waxing starts with a solid foundation. Watch this full body waxing demonstration to learn proper technique, body positioning, application and removal to make your waxing less painful, easier and more profitable. Find out how to correct all the waxing issues you are having. Models needed. Contact Michelle at 775.830.7546 or

Retinoids: The Wonder Ingredient for Aestheticians 2:00 p.m.
Rhonda Allison

Sponsored by Rhonda Allison
Instructed by Rhonda Allison
Room 101 B


Do you know the difference between retinol and retinaldehyde, and the different ways they impact skin? Discover more about the wonder ingredient for aestheticians and how to incorporate it into treatments and daily regimens for your clients. Learn how to select the best retinoid for each skin type.

Non-Surgical Face Lift, Neck Lift, and Collagen Infusion Therapy Achieved Through Galvanic and Microcurrent Technology and Natural Clinical Peptide Products 2:00 p.m.
Dasha Saian

Sponsored by SAIAN
Instructed by Dasha Saian
Room 102 A


A live demonstration of three clinical anti-aging breakthroughs that deliver dramatic, cumulative and long lasting results in 20 minutes! Natural, clinical alternatives to costly invasive procedures are performed by estheticians and cosmetologists without medical licenses. Dasha Saian demonstrates the newest clinical facial procedure for lifting and firming the face and neck using hyaluronic acid, peptides, collagen and a portable multifunctional machine. Certificate provided!

Connecting Internal Wellness and Skin Conditions 2:00 p.m.
Ben Johnson, M.D.

Sponsored by Osmosis Skincare
Instructed by Ben Johnson, M.D.
Room 102 C


Internal imbalances don't just affect your health, they influence your skin's appearance. We look at aging, acne, rosacaea and hyperpigmentation by addressing their internal causes. Dr. Johnson teaches the critical aspects of nutrition and immune support, creating wellness inside and out. The results are remarkable and your clients will be forever thankful.

The Next Generation of Peptide Technology 2:00 p.m.
Michael Q. Pugliese

Sponsored by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
Instructed by Michael Q. Pugliese
Room 103 B


Peptide technology has become an increasingly popular subject among estheticians, yet few fully un¬derstand the science behind these powerful ingredients. This class is designed to expose the prac¬titioner to newly available peptides, including growth factors, their structure and their functions. Attendees benefit from a new level of competence and confidence in selecting peptides to treat multiple conditions including aging, pigmentation, acne and rosacea. All attendees receive handouts, product giveaways and a certificate of attendance.

Hormones and the Skin 2:00 p.m.
Michelle Goldsmith

Sponsored by PCA Skin®
Instructed by Michelle Goldsmith
Room 103 C


Hormonal fluctuations can trigger a number of skin concerns, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Developing an understanding of what occurs in the skin during these changes helps us as clinicians to treat these conditions more effectively. This discussion includes information on when these fluctuations may occur, common presentations, and effective ingredient and treatment options to clear multiple hormonally-induced skin conditions.

Hungarian Secrets for Anti-Aging Massage Techniques: Advanced 2:00 p.m.
Boldijarre Koronczay

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


Keep your clients looking young and vibrant with techniques that have been honed for generations. Strengthen your skills in this advanced class where you learn the secrets to skin plumping and hydration using Hungarian methods and award winning natural and organic Éminence products designed to ward off the signs of aging. Clients are amazed as years are taken off their skin. Master trainer Boldijarre presents a hands-on demonstration.

Rosacea, Acne Rosacea and Sensitive Skin: Causes and Treatments 2:00 p.m.
Michael Ibbott

Sponsored by Physiodermie (Methode) / Europelab, Inc.
Instructed by Michael Ibbott
Room 201 A


Learn the stages of rosacea and acne rosacea, and how you can address these pathologies. Understand the pros and cons of glycolic acids (AHAs), microdermabrasion, laser and hydroquinone on hypersensitive skin. Various treatment approaches are explained, as well as their advantages and disadvantages. Treatment advances are discussed, including the use of new laser technologies and nutraceutical supplements. All attendees receive certification and a gift!

Botox® Alternative/Nonsurgical Facelift with Microneedle Therapy and Radio Frequency: The Latest in Skin Care 2:00 p.m.
Sonia Boghosian

Sponsored by Bio Jouvance, Inc.
Instructed by Sonia Boghosian
Room 201 B


This unique treatment is for those who want Botox® benefits without injections, and those who want to make the effects last longer. Bio Choice can be used in areas where Botox can’t—around the mouth, eyes and chin, including the nasolabial lines, neck and décolletage. Bio Choice is the ultimate anti-aging treatment, and can be promoted as a “NONSURGICAL FACELIFT.” Increase your income and the level of your clients’ confidence by offering the latest and most advanced European service. This session features a PowerPoint presentation and live demonstration.

Anesi Parafango Waterless Body Treatments 2:00 p.m.
Ruth Maldonado

Sponsored by Anesi
Instructed by Ruth Maldonado
Room 202 A


Explore the versatility of our specialized “waterless” body treatments. The Anti-Cellulite Body Wrap treats “orange peel” skin easily and effectively. The Body Conditioning is a superior skin conditioning that leaves skin smooth and soft. Our Swollen Legs Treatment relaxes and decongests swollen legs and feet, and the Cryomodelage Body Wrap accelerates inch loss and firmness.

Speed Waxing With Se-Brazil Waxes 2:00 p.m.
Stephanie C. Laynes

Sponsored by Smooth Skin Supply
Instructed by Stephanie C. Laynes
Room 202 B


Waxing is the art of combining a good quality wax and finely tuned wax handling skills. Speed waxing has become a very popular style of waxing, and many clients are seeking these types of body waxing services. This class includes a demonstration of a full Brazilian wax and body waxing positions with hard and soft waxes. Laynes brings a unique edge to the waxing world. "The Waxin’ Diva" with her famous seven-minute soft wax Brazilian is creating a buzz in the esthetics industry for her extremely fast-wax technique.

LED Light Therapy: Results and Rewards 2:00 p.m.
Amy Gardner

Sponsored by LightStim International, Inc.
Instructed by Amy Gardner
Room 202 C


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 such as aging, acne, rosacea 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 and highly effective technology that is sweeping the industry.

The Best Technique to Guarantee Fast, Perfect Eyelash Extensions 2:00 p.m.
Lana Yu

Sponsored by Martinni Beauty, Inc.
Instructed by Lana Yu
Room 203 B


Do you have any problems with eye lash extensions? Is your work is too slow, your job less than perfect, or your clients' lash extensions fall off too soon? Are there many items in your kit that do not help your performance? If yes, this must attend class will provide you with the easy, simple techniques that allow you to deliver perfect results. A live demonstration is given.

Look Good Naked 2:00 p.m.
Candace Arnold

Sponsored by M'Lis
Instructed by Candace Arnold
Room 203 C


Effective natural and holistic slimming treatments requiring no special equipment or wet room are demonstrated. Learn how your clients can immediately slim, tighten and tone in only one hour, and lose 4-14 inches per treatment. Total body detoxification and healthy lifestyle choices are taught to enhance slimming results.

EZ Promotional Planning (Bonus: How to be Fully Booked Fast!) 3:45 p.m.
Kathleen Carney

Sponsored by Skin Blends / Cirepil Wax
Instructed by Kathleen Carney
Room 102 A


There are two reasons to have promotions – to make money and to create excitement. Clients like to be entertained and clients want permission to spend money. Promotions can be easy and fun if you K.I.S.S. (Keep It Super Simple) and have a plan. Come gets lots of promotional ideas for your Promotional Calendar. Handouts and class certificates provided. One lucky attendee will win $500 in Skin Blends products; it might as well be you!

Overcoming the Effects of Toxic Sugar in Aging Skin 3:45 p.m.
Vivian McClanahan

Sponsored by MEG 21
Instructed by Vivian McClanahan
Room 102 C


Learn about the science behind the formation of tough, wrinkled and inelastic skin, and recent breakthroughs that are proven to biochemically inhibit this process. This class covers the process of glycation, its inflammatory response, and harmful advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Find out how you can help your clients fight this toxic process with remarkable results! Certificate of attendance is given.

Chemical Peels for Sensitive Skin Conditions and Ethnic Skin 3:45 p.m.
Michelle Goldsmith

Sponsored by PCA Skin®
Instructed by Michelle Goldsmith
Room 103 C


With proper training and product selection, providers can improve the health and appearance of all skin types and tones, including sensitive skin and higher Fitzpatrick types. This presentation discusses conditions like rosacea and impaired barrier function, the physiological differences between lighter and darker skin types, and ingredients and treatment methods for both sensitive skin concerns and ethnic patients.

Newest Trends in Natural Skin Care - Do not be Left Behind! 3:45 p.m.
Boldijarre Koronczay

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


Éminence is the first and only certified organic skin and body care line from Hungary to introduce a collection featuring biodynamic ingredients. Learn about the latest trends including state of the art technology, organic skin care combinations, new massage techniques and trendsetting green practices. Boldijarre teaches you how to get your clients excited about natural skin care in this hands-on demonstration!

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