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Master Facials With Lydia Sarfati

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In the esthetic industry, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who has not heard of the legendary Lydia Sarfati. Since starting her career in 1971, Sarfati has become an educator, spa owner, author, world-renown CIDESCO trainer, speaker and founder and CEO of Repêchage.

When Sarfati started in 1971, the spa industry in the U.S. was practically non-existent. "You could count the spas in the U.S. I was surprised by how little there was. What I learned in Poland gave me the tools and skills to innovate and create spa services and products in the U.S. and to teach them. When I was first starting my line, I was able to reach out to all the spas in the U.S. since there weren’t many. I consulted hotels and told them to bring in spas."

While attending Face & Body in Northern California, there will be two chances to join Sarfati for a lecture and hands-on demonstration. Sarfati will be leading two of the three CIDESCO workshops. The first will be on Aug. 26, at 10 am and is titled "Crafting a Signature Facial Experience for Different Skin Types." The second CIDESCO class is titled "European Facial Massage Techniques," and it is also on Aug. 26, at 2 pm.

Skin Inc.'s Face & Body spa conference is bringing CIDESCO USA back to help advance attendees' knowledge and skillset in the industry. These workshops require a separate registration fee. More information can be found here.


Experience the fun, eventful and educational spa conference of Face & Body Northern California on August 25-26, 2019 in the McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. Designed for spa professionals, this conference has two full days of education, insight, trend analysis and networking. Plus, see the bonus 30-year anniversary cocktail party that will be going on to celebrate Skin Inc. turning 30! Be sure to register today to guarantee pre-show rates!

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