We protect, build and drive the salon industry by monitoring and lobbying for professional licenses
while providing advanced education and scholarships. We also produce one of the world’s largest beauty shows – America’s Beauty Show!
Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC) protects, builds and drives the salon industry by monitoring and lobbying for professional licenses while providing advanced education and scholarships. Collectively, we give back to our industry by educating all pros (members and non‐members alike) and improving the cosmetology profession by helping those in need.
CIDESCO International, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and active in more than 40 countries on five continents, is the world’s most respected beauty therapy association. Cosmetologists Chicago's American Association for Esthetics has been the licensed administrator for CIDESCO USA since September 2016. CIDESCO USA schools offer training programs, standards and qualifications in Beauty Therapy; graduating professionals of the highest level. Estheticians holding CIDESCO Diplomate status are welcomed globally and CIDESCO accredited salons and spas are among the world’s finest.
The International Nail Technicians Association (INTA) helps nail technicians grow professionally by providing expert education, networking opportunities, valuable information about fashion, trends & techniques and standards and ethics guidelines. We are the voice of the nail care industry.
The American Association for Esthetics (AAE) and CIDESCO USA bring you top educational experts, show you the latest products and techniques and teach you valuable ways to increase your revenue.