IECSC (March 30, 2019 – April 1, 2019)
Location: McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
In Spring 2019, the New Age Spa Institute had the privilege of showcasing our exceptional educational offerings at the prestigious International Esthetics, Cosmetics, & Spa Conference (IECSC), held at McCormick Place in the heart of Chicago. This event was a significant opportunity for us to demonstrate the depth and breadth of knowledge our educators bring to the rapidly evolving world of beauty and wellness. Our presentations at the IECSC covered a range of topics, each tailored to address the current trends and challenges in the industry. Here’s an overview of the enlightening sessions led by our top-of-the-line educators:
- Facial Treatments for Modern Consumers: Working with Clients Post-Injectables – Taught by CIDESCO Diplomate, Monika Machej, this session provided valuable insights into the growing trend of cosmetic injectables and how estheticians can offer effective, safe post-injectable care. The discussion focused on customizing facial treatments to enhance and maintain the results of injectable procedures.
- What Men Really Want… Skin Care Services – Challenging the traditional views of skincare, this class delved into the specific needs and preferences of male clients. Our educators shared strategies for developing skincare services that appeal to men, addressing common skin concerns and promoting a holistic approach to male grooming.
- What Disturbs the Brain Upsets the Skin: Stress Connection to Dermal Aging – Taught by Director of Education, Anna Goryca Johnson, this class highlighted the often-overlooked link between psychological stress and skin health, this presentation explored how stress management techniques can be integrated into skincare routines to combat signs of aging and promote overall skin health.
- Culturally Diverse & Digitally Connected: Catering Spa Services to Gen Z – As the beauty and wellness industry continues to evolve, understanding the preferences of younger generations becomes crucial. This session focused on how spas can adapt their services to meet the digital-savvy and culturally diverse Gen Z clientele.
- Anti-Aging at its Best: Human Stem Cells, CBD, and Snail Mucus – Offering a glimpse into the future of anti-aging treatments, this class covered the use of cutting-edge ingredients like human stem cells, CBD, and snail mucus. These innovative approaches represent the forefront of skincare technology.
The involvement of the New Age Spa Institute at the IECSC is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional education in the field of beauty and wellness. Our educators, who are seasoned professionals with vast industry experience, are dedicated to imparting their knowledge to both our students and the wider professional community.