Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I submit an article or an idea for consideration to Skin Inc. magazine?

Skin Inc. magazine considers cutting-edge, timely articles pertaining to the professional skin care industry. All articles must be exclusive to the magazine, and ideas that have been pitched to or published in other industry trades will not be considered. Please send your query to Katie Anderson, senior managing editor, at or call 630-344-6077.

Where can I get my company listed in the magazine?

Skin Inc. magazine features Inspiration, New Products and Happenings.

Inspiration is an opportunity to have your products featured within an article based on a common theme. For example, if ABC company has a sunscreen and is advertising in Skin Inc. magazine, the product may be featured in a sun-themed article. For more information, contact Marisa Sobotka, assistant editor, at or call 630-344-1835.

New Products is a place for new, professional products. You do not have to be an advertiser to be featured in this section. Submit a press release and 300 dpi image for editorial consideration to Marisa Sobotka, assistant editor, at or call 630-344-1835.

Happenings covers industry news. Submit a press release, complete with company phone number and e-mail address, to Marisa Sobotka, assistant editor, at call 630-344-1835.

How do I get my classes published in the Calendar section?

Skin Inc. magazine publishes education class offerings exclusively in its online Calendar section in order to ensure the most timely and up-to-date information for its readers. Submit your class or education offering to be considered for inclusion.. Please note, all classes are subject to an approval process, and if you have further questions, please contact Marisa Sobotka, assistant editor, at or call 630-344-1835.

What is your claim policy?

We do not accept claims for free subscriptions. If you did not receive an issue, you can purchase a copy while supplies last. You can also view the entire content of the missed issue online by signing up for the free digital edition. If you paid for your subscription, please submit your claim within 3 months of non-receipt for processing. Send your claim with complete account details to

Where do I change my address to continue receiving my free subscription?

Send address changes to or Skin Inc. magazine, 336 Gundersen Drive, Suite A, Carol Stream, IL 60188. When requesting a change of address, give both the old and new addresses. Allow two months for the change to become effective.

Where and when is your next trade show?

Face & Body Midwest will be held July 28-30, 2019, in Rosemont at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Face & Body Northern California will be held August 26–28, 2018, in San Jose, California at McEnery Convention Center. Face & Body Southeast will be held March 17-19, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center.

What do I need to do to become a licensed esthetician?

To become an esthetician, you need to attend a school that provides classes to meet the needed amount of hours for a particular state. Each state's requirements differ. Please log on to for state licensing information, as well as contact information to reach each state for your verification, as this information changes regularly.

Is there a free option for international subscribers?

Our international subscribers can gain free access to all the excellent information in Skin Inc. by subscribing to our digital edition at