All Advanced Education Classes

Each one hour Advanced Education Conference Program session provides one esthetics CE hour for Illinois estheticians and esthetic instructors. Allured Business Media is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Class sizes are limited for the Advanced Education Conference Program. Class selection can be made in the registration process.

Saturday, March 22


My Journey From Chicago to the White House

Speaker: JoElle Lee, JoElle SkinCare, LLC


Acne Blunders: Common Mistakes to Avoid When Working With Acne

Speaker: Mark Lees, PhD, Mark Lees Skin Care, Inc.

Online Dating: The Art of Courting Your Clients Through Social Media

Speaker: Ashley Ludgood, IF Marketing

Panel: The Spa Client with Cancer--Care and Concerns

Panelists: Katie Morgan-Lousky, Tecniche
Patricia Ringos Beach, Tecniche
Kris Campbell, Tecniche

What You Must Know About Melasma

Speaker: Robert Manzo,


Cutting-edge Ingredients 2014: Gene Regulation in Skin Care

Speaker: Rebecca James Gadberry, YG Laboratories

She’s Got to Have It! The Skin Care Retailer’s New Survival Strategy

Speaker: Annet King,

The $65,000 Brazilian Wax

Speaker: Stephanie G. Laynes, Smooth Skin Supply LLC

The Secrets of Successfully Treating Rosacea and Sensitive Skin

Speaker: Jennifer Wild, DO, PCA SKIN


Advanced Skin Rejuvenation Techniques

Moderator: Terri A. Wojak, True University Esthetics


Age and Acne: Hormonal Influences

Speaker: Michael Q. Pugliese, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Body Slimming Secrets

Speakers: Timea Doncsecz, The New Age Spa Institute
Laura Fields, The New Age Spa Institute

Laser Regulations and Laws: What You Need to Know

Speakers: Renee E. Coover, Thiersch & Associates
Alex R. Thiersch, Thiersch & Associates


Advanced European Anti-aging Neck and Décolleté Treatment

Speaker: Sonia Boghosian, Bio Jouvance Paris

Beyond Anti-Aging: Professional Solutions to Age Spots, Sun Damage and Hyperpigmentation

Speaker: Lydia Sarfati, Repechage

Innovations in Rosacea and Acne Care: New Technologies and Concepts

Speaker: John Stanek,

The Bento Box of Spa Marketing

Speaker: Sara Daly, Waterfalls Day Spa


Navigating the Barriers Between Service, Sales and Self

Speaker: Anne Martin, Anne Martin Skin Care

All exhibitors, sessions, presenters, times and locations are subject to change without notice.