BEAUTY THERAPY DIPLOMA

The CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma teaches Candidates a holistic approach to Beauty Therapy. A CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma holder has been taught all aspects of esthetics—focusing on practical skills and therapy. Candidates complete practical and therapy training before receiving their Diploma, ensuring that their knowledge and experience are world class.

POST GRADUATE BEAUTY THERAPY DIPLOMA

The CIDESCO Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma is available for those Beauty Therapists who have been working in the industry for at least 3 years. CIDESCO recognizes their prior learning experience and will assess the extent of their knowledge. A structured review training program will cover those aspects of the Beauty Therapy industry in which further education is required. CIDESCO will guide the graduates to obtain the prestigious CIDESCO Diploma.

CIDESCO USA SKIN CARE AND BODY CARE CERTIFICATES

The CIDESCO Certificate in Skin Care curriculum includes education on facials, facial electrical treatments, plus full day, night and bridal make up, with a minimum 730 hours recommended for completion. The CIDESCO Certificate in Body Therapy protocol includes body analysis, pre-treatments, body electric treatments and full body massage, with 565 minimum hours of education recommended. The new CIDESCO Certificates will appeal to the growing number of estheticians who want to specialize in their areas of interest.

New as of 2021, CIDESCO schools can offer the Manual Facial Certificate which includes cleansing techniques; skin analysis; tinting and shaping; deep cleansing with brush machine, steamer and exfoliation products; facial massage; mask applications and day care application with a minimum of 300 hours for completion.

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CIDESCO SECTION USA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lydia Sarfati
President

CEO/Founder Repêchage

Lynelle Lynch
President

President of Bellus Academy

Sheri Flasch
Director of Membership

CEO/Founder Esthetician Connection

Jan Arnold
Nail Director

Co-founder of CND

2020–2021 ACCREDITED SCHOOL DIRECTORY

AESTHETIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE (US534)

1202 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110

Phone: 518.786.0760

www.aesthticscienceinstitute.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Post Grad Beauty Therapy Diploma

BELLUS ACADEMY (US613)

13266 Poway Rd
Poway, CA 92064

Phone: 858.748.1490

www.bellusacademy.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Skin Care Certificate

CHRISTINE VALMY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR ESTHETICS, SKINCARE AND MAKEUP (US400)

1501 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10035

Phone: 212.779.7800

www.christinevalmy.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma

CINTA AVEDA INSTITUTE (US492)

305 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.496.4787

www.cintaaveda.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma

THE ELAINE STERLING INSTITUTE (US516)

3393 Peachtree Road Ne
Room 1003b
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 470.355.1388

www.elainesterling.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Skin Care Certificates, Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma

ESTHETIC INSTITUTE (US540)

8381 Old Courthouse Rd, Suite 300
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703.288.4228

www.estheticinstitute.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma

THE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND WELLNESS (US411)

327 East Saint Paul Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414.227.2888

www.ibw.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Post Grad Beauty Therapy Diploma

INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS & MASSAGE (US210)

7011 Harwin Dr. #100
Houston, TX 77036

Phone: 713.783.9988

www.cidescohouston.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Post Grad Beauty Therapy Diploma, Spa Therapy Diploma

MERRELL UNIVERSITY OF BEAUTY ARTS AND SCIENCES (US282)

1101 Southwest Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Phone: 573.635.4433

www.merrelluniversity.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma

THE NEW AGE SPA INSTITUTE

1870 Busse Highway
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Phone: 847.759.0900

www.newagespainstitute.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Post Grade Beauty Therapy Diploma

PIVOT POINT INTERNATIONAL (US630)

114 E Lake Street
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Phone: 847.985.5900

www.pivotpoint.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
Skin Care Certificate

SAINT PAUL COLLEGE A COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE (US319)

235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

P: 651 846 1513

www.saintpaul.edu

COURSES OFFERED:
CIDESCO Readiness Certificate

SUMMIT SALON ACADEMY (US209)

815 West 23rd St.
Independence, MO 64055

Phone: 816.252.4247

www.summitsalonacademykc.com

COURSES OFFERED:
Beauty Therapy Diploma, Post Grad Beauty Therapy Diploma

2020–2021 ACCREDITED SALON/SPAS DIRECTORY

BODY SENSE DAY SPA

179 Barnstable Road
Hyannis, MA 02601

www.bodysensebeautyclinic.com

Phone: 508.775.7546

MARK LEES SKIN CARE SALON

4400 Bayou Blvd. Suite 57
Pensacola, FL. 32503

www.markleessalon.com

Phone: 888.627.5533

EMAIL: saloninfo@markleessalon.com

OASIS DAY SPA

108 Pleasant Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190

www.relaxatoasis.com

Phone: 781.340.5730

EMAIL: info@relaxatoasis.com

SALON LORRENE

833 North Quentin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067

www.salonlorrene.com

Phone: 847.202.7078

EMAIL: info@salonlorrene.com

WHAT A CIDESCO ACCREDITED SALON/SPA OWNER SAYS

"I have known for the length of my career as an esthetician just how prestigious CIDESCO is. Becoming an accredited spa affirms all i strive for with oasis day spa. I seek to hold the highest standard in education and safe salon practice. Being a CIDESCO accredited spa confirms that we hold the highest standard for spa practice in the world. Spa technicians and consumers can be assured that they will receive the highest standard in service and salon safety."
- Julie Mahoney, President, Oasis Day Spa

2020 ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND OTHER BEAUTY RELATED ENTITIES WHO ARE PROUD SUPPORTERS OF CIDESCO & CIDESCO USA ARE ASSOCIATE MEMBERS.

  • Claim you are a proud supporter of CIDESCO International and CIDESCO USA
  • Use the prestigious CIDESCO Associate Membership and the CIDESCO USA logo on your marketing materials
  • Market periodically to the industry’s best estheticians—the CIDESCO Diplomates of CIDESCO USA
  • Hire CIDESCO qualified educators
  • Have first refusal/Associate Member rates for vendor opportunities at CIDESCO USA events & educational programs

FOOTLOGIX®

 1 Westside Dr, Suite 12
Toronto, Ontario M9C1B2

info@footlogix.com

416-742-1313

www.footlogix.com

Established by Dr. Katharin von Gavel in 2007, Footlogix® is the world’s first and only Pediceutical® foot care line to address the challenging needs within the foot care industry.

“We want to increase awareness of the importance of healthy feet due to lifestyle changes and elevate the pedicure industry by providing unique products with revolutionary technologies that give transformational results." Footlogix® products empower the industry to offer the highest level of service and are trusted by millions of feet in over 55 countries.

KPS ESSENTIALS

3759 Broadmoor Avenue SE, Suite E
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

info@kpsessentials.com

866.512.7713
www.kpsessentials.com

Built to Innovate. Driven to Give.

KPS Essentials stands on two core pillars: reshape the organic skincare industry, and give abundantly to causes close to the founders’ hearts. With those pillars in mind, Natalie & Ron hit the ground running.

The duo leaned on their backgrounds in Aeronautical Engineering + collaborations in biology (Ron) and Aesthetics + Master Gardening (Natalie) to begin solving the puzzle of effective organic skincare. Through research, creativity, and hard work, they were able to create performance-based, clinically validated, organic skincare.

Once our founders felt comfortable bringing their products to market, they had to solve the problem of pillar #2: giving. This part proved to be easier: Natalie & Ron chose to partner with Hello Gorgeous!—an organization built to restore the beauty cancer steals—and continuously give a portion of all proceeds to this foundation.

PIBBS INDUSTRIES

133-15 32nd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354

info@pibbs.com

718.461.3910

www.pibbs.com

A journey that started on a rough sea was the beginning for the Petruccelli family. Those turbulent waters would reflect the environment for many years. The Petruccelli Group put down its roots in the 1950's as hairstying and fashion became more demanding. The hairstylist had greater needs, and the Petruccelli family was among those stylists. Hairdressing gave enjoyment, work and life to the Petruccelli Group. After opening a number of salons, an idea began to grow. This idea was to work together to build a business that would bring more practical and innovative styles to the industry.

In a small garage, not larger than a bedroom, the Petruccellis moved from hairdressing to selling beauty products. It was not easy in the 1950's to travel mile after mile throughout one of the largest cities in the world demonstrating and selling products directly in the salons. The hard work continued into the 1960's, when the first "Petruccelli International Beauty and Barber Supply" store opened. The Petruccelli Group created an environment where everyone worked together, and the hairdresser could always find a friend who understood what they needed. The modest beginnings gave rise to a regular import—export of professional beauty supplies and equipment. In 1964, the Petruccelli Group expanded their idea of personal service into "Pibbs Industries". This expansion allowed for the manufacture of everything the hairstylist would require.That first comb, brush, pair of shears and that small garage were the beginning to what the companies have become 40 years later.

Today, "Petruccelli International Beauty and Barber Supply", "Petruccelli Beauty Depot" and "Pibbs Industries", employ over 300 people in all areas of manufacturing and distribution. Pibbs products can be found at every major beauty expo around the world. The Petruccelli Group has grown into a family that also includes: "Petruccelli Hair and Skin Center", Rinascente, Inc.", "Barbitto Co.", "Air Pioneer", "Nuova Era", "Elettra Europa", "Petruccelli Europa", "Turbo Power" and "R.C.A."(Ricerca Cosmetica Avanzata). These companies employ a staff of over 400 employees. Petruccelli remains one of the largest suppliers of beauty products in the United States. While Pibbs Industries has gone on to become the world's leading manufacturer of salon, beauty and spa equipment in the world. Our international headquarters in New York encompasses manufacturing, distribution and administrative offices housed in over 150,000 square feet. It is with great pride and devotion that the Petruccelli family continues to work together to build a future filled with new and innovative products and avantgarde style, as well as educate the professional on new products for hair, skin and nail care.

REPÊCHAGE LTD.

300 Castle Rd
Secaucus, NJ 07094

info@repechage.com

800.248.SKIN

www.repechage.com

"Since the launch of Repêchage in 1980, my personal commitment has been to provide the most innovative and effective skin care products. This commitment stems from two things: from my background as an esthetician and from my own personal experience of the sea."
- Lydia Sarfati

Lydia's Life Story
Lydia Sarfati was born in Legnica, Poland, a city close to the Czech and German borders. As a young girl, she was an avid student of the sciences, especially chemistry and biology, as well as of the arts, in particular literature. This was the beginning of her life's passion of combining her creative energies with her thirst for scientific knowledge. She has found that knowing how and why things worked has been the driving force behind creating and formulating new products.

The Repêchage difference is our commitment to being the best in every aspect of the skin care business, from creating the best seaweed-based products to providing the most in-depth education and training.

1. Commitment to Professional Esthetics
Lydia Sarfati, Founder and CEO of Repechage, is proud to be a licensed esthetician and has dedicated her career to work with estheticians and the professional beauty industry. Her passion is to ensure that when you purchase a Repechage product, that you have the resources to seek a professional recommendation so that you know how best to care for your specific skincare needs.

Repêchage® is proud to be exclusively available through professional skin care centers, spas, medical centers, salons and through repechage.com, all staffed with qualified estheticians and beauty professionals who are available to answer your questions.

2. Commitment to Education
Repêchage® is committed to education. Our advanced esthetic training programs are available globally. Our extensive educational programs improve the professional industry standards so that you get the best out of your salon and spa experience.

"I want to raise the bar on education and give every esthetician the tools she needs to achieve success. I also want every esthetician and beauty therapist to be proud of her profession."
- Lydia Sarfati


3. Commitment to Salon Success
Repêchage® has one of the strongest salon support systems available in the beauty industry. Our extensive business support programs help our salons and spas focus on what’s most important—providing the best treatments and services to you!

4. Commitment to Excellence
Repêchage® is made proudly in the United States of America with the finest ingredients from around the world. Repêchage® is a global experience. We are presently in over 40 countries worldwide, with our corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Secaucus NJ, right outside NYC.

5. Commitment to Developing the Best Products
Our research and development team is committed to creating only the very best products using the most advanced ingredients bringing the greatest results. Our in-house quality control systems check every batch twice to ensure the finest, purest quality of product. We stand by our commitment to delivering the finest products, ingredients and formulations.

6. Repêchage® Concept Salon and Spa
When you visit a Repechage Concept Salon and Spa you know that there is a professional standard that has been met. Our concept salons and spas are committed to ongoing education and training to learn the latest in skincare science and the best facial protocols and techniques. We welcome you to visit one of our concept salons and spas in the Americas, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Find a spa nearest you.

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