Top 10 Things Not to Miss at Face & Body Midwest 2017


Can you believe it is already 2017?! I certainly can’t, but with a new year comes exciting change. What changes are you making to yourself or your spa business this year? Are you going to learn a new treatment, offer a new device, redesign your menu, refresh your space or perhaps bring in a new line? Skin Inc.

Skin Inc. and Face & Body wants to help you get there, and we are excited to bring you some great change at Face & Body Midwest (Jan 21-23, 2017) to help you start your year off right. Below are10 things not to miss at Face & Body Midwest, including many additions to the show this year.

1. Purpose + Passion = Beauty

Michelle Phillips (Celebrity Makeup Artist and Author), Adv Ed Keynote, Jan. 21, 9:00 a.m. $

Celebrity makeup artist and best-selling author Michelle Phillips will be headlining Face & Body Midwest's Advanced Education Conference with a presentation on eliminating the negative to make a positive first impression in your business.

2. Red Carpet Ready at Any Age

Lisa Shor (New Age Spa Institute), Adv Ed Class,  Jan. 21, 2:00 $

Take the mystery out of choosing: primers, powders, bronzers and highlighters. Learn foundation tips, including how to mix and apply, ensuring all clients stay fresh & dewy for hours.

3. Skin Inc. LIVE! Stage @ Face & Body

Skin Inc. is debuting its Skin Inc. LIVE! stage this year, by presenting two keynote presentations and hosting industry experts who will deliver business, treatment and science knowledge in a fun, engaging atmosphere. Headlining are celebrity esthetician JoElle Lee and fitness expert Andrea Metcalf on Jan. 22 and 23 at 9 a.m., respectively. Attend each as part of your exposition registration, and leave with the fuel to tackle the day and start a successful year. The Skin Inc. LIVE! stage will host treatment demonstrations on waxing, makeup and skin care in addition to trend discussions and ingredient science presentations. Be sure to check the schedule and attend for free.

4. Peel Away Pigmentation

Sarah Robbins (Glymed Plus), Supplier Class, Jan. 22, 12:30 p.m.

Sarah Robbins will discuss how to treat hyperpigmentation with TCA peels and the powerful products to continue to effectively and safely treat hyperpigmentation.

5. Skinny on Skin

Jan. 22, 12:30; Jan. 23, 1:00 p.m.

The Melanoma Foundation of New England is presenting its new, sold-out Skinny on Skin certification class, where spa industry professionals are trained to spot the signs of melanoma.

6. Beauty Nutrition System to Enhance Spa Treatments

M'Lisa Jackson (M'Lis), Supplier Class, Jan. 22, 3:00 p.m.

This class provides simple, clean, healthy solutions to compliment what you are already doing as part of your treatment plan, and provides an overview of how to add nutrition to your service and product menus.

7. American Medical Spa Summit

American Med Spa Association, Jan. 21 $

Face & Body has teamed up with The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) to offer the American Medical Spa Summit on Saturday, Jan. 21, which will offer medspa professionals business education such as legal, regulatory and marketing guidelines.

8. Get Your "Hard" Wax On and Use It Everywhere

Melanie Rizzo (Cirepil), Supplier Class, Jan. 23, 10:30

Join Rizzo for a fun insightful presentation of moneymaking opportunities with non-strip waxes. Specific nuances will be featured for full body, effective stripless “hard” wax treatments.

9. Passport to Prizes

Face & Body Midwest will also be doing its Passport to Prizes contest this year, with a chance to win $500, $250 or $100 cash. Simply take the passport printed on your badge and have it stamped by the participating sponsors: Skin Inc., Clinical Resolution Lab, Expurtise, LightStim, Make Up First School of Make Up Artistry, Osmosis, Slimwave and Viktoria DeAnn. Then, turn it into the Skin Inc. booth for a chance to win. Winners will be announced on the Skin Inc. LIVE! stage Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m..

10. Glycation and Its Impact on Skin and Health

Shannon Esau (Rhonda Allison), Adv Ed Class, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m. $

Discover the concepts behind glycation, where it comes from and its role in aging and impacts on the body. Learn about the NFk-B, the Maillard Reaction, and effectively reduce advanced glycation end units (AGE’s). This exciting class will also include proper cooking techniques, nutrition and anti-glycation supplements.

Whatever change you are seeking this year, Face & Body Midwest is sure to offer you the catalyst that will get you on your way. For more information on the event or to register, visit

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