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Enrich Yourself This Summer

One of the greatest aspects of the esthetics industry is the constant change and the evolution that continues with new styles, trends, treatments, and products.

With Covid-19 restrictions in the rear-view mirror (hopefully), the industry is poised to come together again with the return of tradeshows, more spa education classes and opportunities to continue learning.

Here's a short list of a few we recommend:


The Face & Body Skincare Show, San Jose, California (August 21-22, 2022) - returns after more than 2 years. Known for high level education, they bring the best minds in spa education and to celebrate the differences that make this industry great. The theme is Shades of Beauty, and the advanced education will reflect the spa that's prepared to treat all clientele - with topics on spa management, skin science, treatments and wellness.

Registration is open - and there are so many reasons you'll want to attend.

What Not To Miss!

1. Advanced Education. Face & Body is known for its high-quality, product neutral education. Expect to see classes in acne, anti-aging, threading, treating trauma and more from some of the most well known names in the industry.

2. Shades of Beauty. Our theme this year is Shades of Beauty to celebrate differences in everything we do in beauty. Come explore what it means to us and maybe take home a new meaning for yourself.

3. The Skin Inc. LIVE! Stage. We are bringing back the LIVE! stage to offer daily "edutainment" right on the show floor.

4. Medical Esthetics and Wellness. Our sister brands, MedEsthetics and WellSpa 360, will offer both exhibition pavilions and education. Come see how we are breaking ground in these segments like never before.

The Aesthetics Show at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas (July 7-10, 2022)

From new medical innovations and procedures to practice and business management tools, all you need to strengthen and grow your business is in one place. We welcome and celebrate a multispecialty faculty and audience, so there are many opportunities to learn and network with other practitioners who bring unique perspectives you won't find elsewhere.

Join us for inspiration, education, and training. Register today at early bird rates.

Online Classes

Spa Business 101 - dive deep with online training at Alexander's Aesthetics!

Join Toshiana as she dives into this introductory class. This class will focus on building a Starter Action Plan for students and those new to the spa business. You will learn key steps to establishing a business and the actions it takes to grow. This class will provide guidance on the fundamental needs for small business owners that is not often taught or discussed openly. It will also show the common mistakes to avoid. A student or new business owner will have what they need to start and initially run their business with the help of an Action Plan.

Class Includes:

  • Learning Guide for you to refer back to throughout your spa-preneur journey

  • Certificate upon class completion

Check out the full list of online classes from lash lifts to sugaring here:

And don’t forget ASCP webinars! As a member you get access to all webinars covering the subject areas of Skin Physiology & Ingredients, Treatments & ModalAities, Marketing, Career & Finance, and Successful Practice, and more.

Learn from the biggest names in the field, including Lori Crete of The Esthetician Mentor (four webinars), Shannon Esau of Rhonda Allison (three webinars), Mark Lees of Mark Lees Skin Care (four webinars), Annet King of Elemis (five webinars), Michael Pugliese of Circadia (four webinars), Lydia Sarfati of Repechage (two webinars). No need to travel to a trade show or conference—it’s all included online and on demand with your ASCP membership.

Looking for courses on specific topics? The ASCP education center contains five webinars to help you improve your waxing skills, three focusing on chemical peels, four discussing topics related to aging, and four about oncology esthetics. Learn about what you want, when you want.


The perfect podcast for skincare professionals who want to learn more about how to make it in the industry, hear from industry leaders, hear one-on-one interviews from skincare brand creators and so much more. With a new featured guest every episode, this podcast has it all for skincare pros who want to go further than skin deep! New episodes monthly on Thursday.

Available wherever you subscribe to podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher

Simran Sethi, MD, MBA, the CEO, founder and medical director of RenewMD Beauty & Wellness medical spas, has launched an educational podcast—The Skin Report with Dr. Simran Sethi—that aims to educate individuals interested in skin care and overall health.

If you know anything about skincare, you know that products are often formulated to address specific concerns, with labels advertising treatment descriptions like “for dry skin,” “for acne-prone skin,” and “for mature skin.” But why is it that the beauty industry rarely addresses the individual skin care needs of women of color? As it turns out, ethnicity plays a significant role in determining the best skin care treatments for different people.

The Skin Report is a new podcast aimed to shed light on how skin care practices can improve skin health for people of every ethnicity. In this first episode, host Dr. Simran Sethi discusses the skincare industry, its history and practices, and how the Skin Report podcast aims to educate listeners and improve skincare inclusivity for women of color.

New episodes will release every Wednesday; available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon Music, Podcast Index, Player FM, Deezer Stitcher, Radio Republic, TuneIn, and Pocket Casts, Gaana and JioSaavn.


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