Advanced Education Conference 

Choose from a variety of education options and receive up to 8 credit hours for the state of Illinois (1 CE per class) and up to 5 credit hours for the state of Ohio (seeking board approval).

Select Criteria: Session Type = Advanced Education

Products (Sunday Morning, July 28)

Science8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Sunday

To Sunscreen or Not to Sunscreen?

• Attendees will be able to define the concerns with exposure to potentially harmful chemicals in sunscreen.
• Attendees will be able to identify safer alternative ingredients in sunscreen.
• Attendees will be able to summarize the contradictory information that exists about sun exposure.
• Attendees will be able to explain suncare personal care product label-reading to others. More details …

Lori Hoepner
Assistant Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
SUNY Downstate School of Public Health

Wellness12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Sunday

Create Your Own Blending Bar with Therapeutic Essential Oils

*Learn practical application for your treatment rooms.
*Easily create a custom experience or treatment for your client.
*Get the tools needed for custom blending.
*Learn the actions, dilutions and uses of top essential oils. More details …

Kim Manley
Founder and Creator
KM Herbals, Inc.

Wellness (Sunday Morning, July 28)

Treatments8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Sunday

Rejuvenating Facial Massage

Demonstrate how to properly hold and use a stone without compromising their wrists or hands.
Describe the benefits of using stones hot or cold.
Explain how to regulate stone temperature.
Identify how to introduce hot/cold stones into the massage.
Demonstrate how use acupressure points to stimulate the nerves of the face. More details …

Dale Montelione Grust
Center For Therapeutic Massage/CoreStones

Wellness12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Sunday

Spa, Wellness and CBD

Learn the benefits of CBD.
Learn how CBD is being used in the spa industry.
Find out how you can incorporate CBD into your spa treatments. More details …

Sherrie Tennessee
Education Director

Aging (Sunday Afternoon, July 28)

Physiology3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Sunday

Menopause: A Visit From the Hormone Fairy

Understand how menopause can affect the body.
Learn about what hormones are involved in menopause.
Learn how to effectively treat the skin during menopause. More details …

Lori Caruso
Licensed Esthetician

Master Esthetics5:30 PM – 6:30 PM   Sunday

Rejuvenation of the Aging Face

Identify the most beneficial and multi-faceted ingredients and treatments to recommend to your patients.
Increase your ability to determine the safety and efficacy of currently available skin care products.
Confidently recommending effective products and chemical peels that provide consistent results will deepen your clinician-patient relationships and your practice’s bottom line. More details …

Dawn Ahearn
National Educator
PCA Skin

Bossbabe (Sunday Afternoon, July 28)

Wellness3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Sunday

Self Care for the Caring Professional

Learn the importance of self care.
Establish new habits.
Remove old mindsets that bring your giving and receiving modes back into alignment. More details …

Angela Rozzi-Burns
Owner, Licensed Esthetician
Rejuvenate Skincare and Peel Barre

Business5:30 PM – 6:30 PM   Sunday

The #Bossbabe's Guide to Building A Better Biz

Learn important how-tos to keep your business moving.
Find out where to focus your attention.
Learn how to delegate more. More details …

Advisory Board
Annet King
VP of Business Development

Medspa (Monday Morning, July 29)

Medical Spa8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

The Highs and Lows of Laser Ablation

Learn the foundational basis of laser therapy.
Learn how lasers can be used for anti-aging.
Learn what laser/light treatments are appropriate for individual skin issues.
Learn how lasers can be used to prevent premature aging and treat the aging face. More details …

Alan Durkin
Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery and MedSpa

Medical Spa12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Monday

Top 10 Traits of A Successful Medspa

Learn the top traits of successful medspas.
Learn how to be competitive.
Learn how to make your medspa profitable. More details …

Alex Thiersch, JD
Founder & Director
American Med Spa Association

Pigmentation (Monday Morning, July 29)

Science8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

Pigmentation Solutions

• Explore the process known as melanogenesis.
• Discover the key concepts behind sun-induced, melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
• Learn how to combat pigmentation through chemical peels, enzymes and home care, all while strengthening the skin. More details …

Shannon Esau
Director of Education & Sales
Rhonda Allison Skin Care

Treatment Workshop12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Monday

Camouflage Makeup for Severe Skin Discolorations

1. The products to be used in camouflage makeup.
2. The technique of airbrush makeup to camouflage severe skin discolorations.
3. The techniques of camouflage makeup, using traditional, manual products. More details …

Jill Glaser
Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry

Biology (Monday Afternoon, July 29)

Physiology3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Monday

Sensitive Skin 101

Learn the science behind sensitive skin.
Learn how to identify sensitive skin.
Learn how to design treatments for sensitive skin. More details …

Regina Tucker
L.E., Creative Director
CRU-MM Skin + Beauty

Wellness5:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Monday

Culprits under the LASH!

1) Learn to differentiate screening signs and symptoms of the most common eye health conditions that cause eye irritation.
2) Develop and implement strategies of intervention when health conditions are suspected.
3) Implement systems of prevention to eliminate potential exacerbation or development of eye health conditions. More details …

Ingryd Lorenzana
Advanced Vision and Wellness Center
Vanessa Bui
Advanced Vision and Wellness Center

Facial (Monday Afternoon, July 29)

Treatments3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Monday

The Holistic Acne Facial

1.Learn what are the important factors to look for on the skin that the gut is triggering.
2. Learn what foods cause acne.
3. Find out how to manage your clients acne once they are off medication. More details …

Advisory Board
Lisa Stewart
Owner of Solia Spa & Creator of Peri Skin Care
Peri Skin Care

Treatments5:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Monday

Treating Extremely Dry and Dehydrated Skin

Learn how to spot the root causes of dry skin.
Learn how to select products for a dry skin protocol.
Watch a live demonstration of a dry skin protocol. More details …

Elina Fedotova
Elina Organics
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