all-day session is a must-attend
for business owners who want to
run a successful medical spa.
• IMPACT Melanoma Skinny
on Skin Certification Classes
(day two and three): IMPACT
Melanoma will offer an onsite
cancer education program in two
90-minute sessions (one on each
day). Participants will learn how
to screen for suspicious moles
while performing common skin
care and salon services.
• Skin Inc. LIVE! Stage (day two
and three): Want your education
in a bite-sized capsule? Join us
by the stage to watch 60-, 30-
and 15-minute presentations.
• Supplier Classes (day two and
three): Industry experts lead
these free classes on a variety of
topics and treatments.
The different levels of education
mirrors the numerous options of
classes, which can be broken down
into science, business, master
esthetic and body categories.
Part of the Advanced Education
Conference science track, Mark
Lees, Ph.D., and Kyle Mull, of
Mark Lees Skin Care, will discuss
the causes of reactive skin as well
as provide methods to reduce
redness, irritation and acne flares
associated with the condition
during the Reactive Skin
Discover the science behind
how LED lightwave therapy
works with Kari Poling, of
Lightwave LED, during her
Supplier Class: The Science
Behind LED Lightwave Therapy:
Why Protocols, Dosage and
Wavelengths are Important.
The professional beauty
industry thrives on innovation in
skin care, and the consumers who
purchase the products are looking
for key buzzwords. Review what
is new in the natural ingredients
market with Kris Campbell, of
Hale & Hush, during her Advanced
Education science class, Natural
Ingredients: What’s New?
Want to become an expert
on acne and rosacea as well as
discover nature’s alternatives
to harsh chemical treatments?
Attend the Fight Acne and
Rosacea Naturally and Say No
to Chemicals, a supplier class
presented by Boldijarre Koronczay,
of Éminence Organic Skin Care.
For a deeper dive into
ingredient and formulation
technologies, attend the Hands On
Ingredients! workshop, presented
by cosmetic bioevangelist Rebecca
Gadberry and Michael Pugliese,
of Circadia, during Advanced
Cosmetic science and
regulatory expert Wen Schroeder,
of SEKI Cosmeceuticals,
demystifies nanoparticles during
her Advanced Education class,
Nano in a “Nutshell.”
Go back to your fundamentals
with a review of glycolics, retinols,
lactics and salicylics during the
Exfoliant Fundamentals, a supplier
class by Skin Script Skin Care.
At The Power of Digital
Storytelling class during
Advanced Education, Lauren
Snow of Associated Skin Care
Professionals makes telling your
business’ online story easy.
For those struggling with
product recommendations, attend
The Five-Minute Consultation,
a supplier class by Sorella
Apothecary’s Danielle Munley and
Want to learn how to handle
men (literally)? Attend the Art
of ManHandling, a discussion
of designing treatments and
marketing specifically for the male
client by Stacey Grondahl of We
Do Men, a male concept spa.
If you want to take treatments
to the next level, attend David
Suzuki’s Be Extraordinary
Supplier Class, where he will
discuss combining modalities with
skin care to create unique services.
Feel good by taking home new spa knowledge.
We all know that lashes can be
a big revenue generator for a spa
or skin care business, but where
do you start with education?
Join Megan Tandberg, of Tandy
Lash Lounge and Borboleta
Beauty, in her three-hour lash
workshop, Lashing Out: The
Right Techniques, as she provides
introductory techniques on how
to do lashes, explains the business
benefit of lashes and even offers
some specialty techniques.