Lash Artist Bootcamp
with Karen Hodges

Sunday, October 6

10am - 12noon  |  2 CEH

Advance Pricing: $115 
Pricing (After Sept 3): $160



You Will Learn:

This look-and-learn workshop will consist of theory and fundamentals of lash extensions, as well as discussion and demonstration of advanced lash artistry techniques.

Boot Camp Topics covered: Basic Training – Foundational Training for Lash Artists - to build vocabulary and understanding as we progress through more advanced topics.
At Ease – The Artistry of Lash Extensions - demonstration of advanced techniques used to create bespoke lash couture for your clients with capping, stacking, bridging, advanced lash mapping and other skills.

About Your Educator:
Karen Hodges, Salon Gurus, LLC, Co-Founder

Karen Hodges is a licensed esthetician and manicurist with over 20 years’ experience in the salon. She entered the beauty industry after a twenty-year career in business and finance, immediately flourishing with her entrepreneurial skills. She has moved several times over the course of her career and successfully launched her practice in large and small venues. Hodges was first introduced to individual lash extensions at the ISSE launch by patent-holder Lin McKinstry of 3D Beauty. After standing for hours at the booth, mesmerized, McKinstry pulled her into the booth and sat her down with a mannequin and some hands-on training. She bought the starter kit and went home and “lashed” everyone who would lie still. Over a decade later, and many, many hours invested in learning all she could about lash artistry, she enjoys creating luscious lashes for her clients. A free-lance writer for several beauty trade publications, Hodges has travelled globally as an industry educator and public speaker. Her expertise ranges over a variety of technique, health/safety and business-oriented topics. She offers in-salon consulting and training, as well as being the co-founder of Salon Gurus and Nailcare Academy, two online educational platforms for licensed beauty pros.
 


Reverse and Restore Sun Damaged Skin
with Lydia Sarfati

Sunday, October 6

12:30pm - 2:30pm  |  2 CEH

Advance Pricing: $115 
Pricing (After Sept 3): $160



You Will Learn:
Ever since Juan Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for the fountain of youth, people have been obsessed with looking younger, no matter what the cost. Discover how you can provide real solutions to achieve firmer looking skin in 14 days, and help lift and rejuvenate the appearance of the skin without pain or invasive treatments. After this presentation, demonstration, look and learn you will have more tools to bring back to your practice to achieve results. Your clients will love you for it.

  • What causes inflammation?
  • Learn causes of aging
  • How to reverse sun damage without damaging your skin
  • Ten most important ingredients to improve skin appearance and reduce wrinkles by 58% in 14 days clinically proven

About Your Educator:
Lydia Sarfati, CIDESCO USA Chair/Founder & CEO, Repêchage

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repêchage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms. Sarfati is an international industry leader and the developer of the world-renowned Repêchage® Four Layer Facial®, what Cosmopolitan UK has called "the best facial of the century." She has produced 17 step-by-step instructional videos as well as published The Repêchage Professional Skin Care Methods and Protocols and The Lydia Sarfati Book of Skin Science, comprehensive works of skin conditions, skincare and body treatments, and medical esthetics including pre- and post-operative care protocols.


Brow and Lash Tinting - Advanced Color Techniques
with Karen Hodges

Sunday, October 6

3pm - 5pm  |  2 CEH

Advance Pricing: $115 
Pricing (After Sept 3): $160



You Will Learn:This look-and-learn workshop will cover foundational learning for eyelash and eyebrow tinting to bring newer artists up to speed. New material on color chemistry, and ingredient review will lead to discussion of advance design techniques with color.

  • Color theory
  • Ombre tinting
  • Color-challenged hair/lashes
  • Custom color blending
  • Fashion colors
  • ...and more. Bring your imagination with you.
     

About Your Educator:
Karen Hodges, Salon Gurus, LLC, Co-Founder

Karen Hodges is a licensed esthetician and manicurist with over 20 years’ experience in the salon. She entered the beauty industry after a twenty-year career in business and finance, immediately flourishing with her entrepreneurial skills. She has moved several times over the course of her career and successfully launched her practice in large and small venues. Hodges was first introduced to individual lash extensions at the ISSE launch by patent-holder Lin McKinstry of 3D Beauty. After standing for hours at the booth, mesmerized, McKinstry pulled her into the booth and sat her down with a mannequin and some hands-on training. She bought the starter kit and went home and “lashed” everyone who would lie still. Over a decade later, and many, many hours invested in learning all she could about lash artistry, she enjoys creating luscious lashes for her clients. A free-lance writer for several beauty trade publications, Hodges has travelled globally as an industry educator and public speaker. Her expertise ranges over a variety of technique, health/safety and business-oriented topics. She offers in-salon consulting and training, as well as being the co-founder of Salon Gurus and Nailcare Academy, two online educational platforms for licensed beauty pros.


The Best Facial Massage: Relax, Rejuvenate, Renew - Presentation, Demonstration and Workshop
with Lydia Sarfati

Monday, October 7

10am - 2:30pm  |  2.5 CEH

Advance Pricing: $115 
Pricing (After Sept 3): $160



You Will Learn:
Nothing works better than facial massage to lift and rejuvenate the skin. Become an expert to perform a real workout for the face with Master Esthetician and Repêchage CEO Lydia Sarfati. She will present her world-renowned facial massage techniques which incorporate European, Eastern and Modern techniques to provide the best in anti-aging, brightening and calming massage. Like a personal trainer, you will learn about the latest express masks to incorporate into facial massage with targeted results. Your clients will enjoy the sensory and skin benefits of customized facial massage to look luminous in less than 30 minutes and leave looking and feeling restored.

Lydia will provide details on four techniques:

  • To reduce the appearance of redness and sensitivity: Calming Massage
  • To help to control the appearance of uneven tone and hyperpigmentation: Classic European Massage
  • To rejuvenate: Classic European Stimulating Shiatsu Massage
  • To help firm the appearance of aging, saggy skin: Classic and Deep Viennese Massage

  • Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about this important trend.

About Your Educator:
Lydia Sarfati, CIDESCO USA Chair/Founder & CEO, Repêchage

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repechage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms. Sarfati is an international industry leader and the developer of the world-renowned Repêchage® Four Layer Facial®, what Cosmopolitan UK has called "the best facial of the century." She has produced 17 step-by-step instructional videos as well as published The Repêchage Professional Skin Care Methods and Protocols and The Lydia Sarfati Book of Skin Science, comprehensive works of skin conditions, skincare and body treatments, and medical esthetics including pre- and post-operative care protocols.


Advanced Exfoliation Techniques Utilizing Mechanical, Chemical and Enzymes to Achieve Results
with Elaine Sterling

Monday, October 7

1pm - 3pm  |  2 CEH

Advance Pricing: $115 
Pricing (After Sept 3): $160



You Will Learn:
Learn advanced techniques that include the science of mechanical, chemical and enzyme exfoliation. Modern treatment room protocols will be discussed that include, neutralizing, non-neutralizing and layering techniques. This exciting lecture and demonstration will provide you with instruction that you can immediately use with your clients. You won’t want to miss this class.

About Your Educator:
CIDESCO Diplomate, Elaine Sterling Institute

Originally from South Africa, Elaine Sterling, holds both the prestigious CIDESCO (Switzerland) Diplomat and ITEC (London) certifications. A licensed esthetician and licensed esthetician instructor, Elaine has a passion for skin health and overall well-being. In her speaking engagements and written publications concerning the “Theater of the spa experience”; she is passionate about the power of the well-trained spa professional and how their healing touch can affect people’s lives.


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