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10:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremony
by Rachel Anise
Bring BALANCE to your practice by combining holistic techniques with cutting edge technology in Long Beach!
Rachel Anise, otherwise known as The Beauty Professor, is an LA-based college Communication Studies professor and beauty expert with a penchant for beauty and skincare from both high-end and independent niche lines. Her blog, Beauty Professor, features honest reviews, true-to-life images and creative video tutorials that work together to create an authentic and interactive community.
10:10 a.m.
Sunscreen Fact vs. Fiction: Common Misconceptions Surrounding SPF (LECTURE)
by Dr. Steven Wang
Every year, there are more than three millions new cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. Daily use of sunscreen along with other photo protective strategies have shown to effectively reduce the risk of skin cancer and prevent signs of skin aging. In this lecture, we will answer questions and dispel false impressions about the safety and efficacy of sunscreens.

Achieve true protection by dispelling these common sunscreen myths.
Dr. Steven Q. Wang is the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. He is actively involved in clinical research on photoprotection, antioxidants, nanotechnology, anti-aging and natural skincare formulation. In 2016, he cofounded Dr. Wang Herbal Skincare with his father, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in NYC.
10:40 a.m.
A-List Brows with Kelley Baker: A Master Class in Brow Shaping (BROW DEMO)
by Kelley Baker
Are you ready to take your brow shaping skills to the next level? Here is your chance to be motivated by the Brow Queen herself! Kelley Baker, award winning arch and celebrity makeup artist, entrepreneur, and social media beauty maven is excited to share her renowned brow shaping techniques!

Become your own Brow Queen with Kelley Baker’s pro tips and tricks!
Kelley Baker is a makeup artist turned brow expert and celebrity brow artist. In addition to her unparalleled talents and unique brow shaping technique, Kelley has expanded her brand to include social media maven and beauty product development specialist. Kelley has become one of the most sought after arch artists in the industry. Her celebrity clients include Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Ariana Grande, Zendaya, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Lea Michele and more!
11:20 a.m.
Inch-by-Inch Skin Analysis with Nerida Joy (DEMO)
by Nerida Joy
Thorough skin analysis is the foundation for every five star esthetics treatment. Watch and learn as Nerida Joy demonstrates her Inch-by-Inch skin analysis technique to ensure you can recognize, treat, and educate every client that comes into your treatment room.

Learn to be thorough in your skin analysis with Nerida Joy’s Inch-by-Inch technique!
Nerida Joy chose at an early age to devote her life to understanding and caring for the skin. Her education began in 1978 at Clè Therapy in Sydney, Australia. She is certified in Iridology, Reiki, Kinesiology, and Bush Essences and also received Certificates of Distinction from Australia’s Academy of Nutrition and Health. Nerida has helped the world’s most enviable stars achieve and maintain gorgeous, healthy skin.
12:00 p.m.
CBD Panel: Perspectives on CBD for Beauty, Spa and Wellness (PANEL)
by Kim Collier
CBD is no longer just a trend in the skin care and spa world. Before you bring CBD treatments into your spa, you need a thorough and multi-faceted understanding of the benefits and functions of CBD for wellness and beauty. Our expert panel of cosmetic chemists, CBD manufacturers and service providers discusses why, how, and in what capacity you should welcome CBD into your spa.

Join our diverse panel of cosmetic chemists, estheticians and CBD educators for a dynamic discussion on CBD in the spa.
Kim Collier is a spa industry icon with over 30 years dedicated to spa, health & wellness initiatives. An international spa experience designer, massage therapy instructor, holistic health practitioner, product company owner & lifelong student, Kim has dedicated her body of work towards natural healing methods & herbal remedies, including CBD advocacy, experiential educational events & programs.
Heather Kreider
RN & Esthetician & CBD Product Developer, Owner of Hempfield Botanicals
Amanda Hughes
Cannabis Educator & Medical Esthetician, Instructor at Dallas Academy of Cannabis, Owner of Skintelligence Texas
Christie Lunsford
Cannabinoid Researcher/Writer, Product Formulator & Founder of Hemp Biz Conference
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