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Face & Body Midwest
January 21, 2018 8:00 am
Skin Inc Face & Body
January 3, 2018
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont , IL, United States

Face & Body is the event for spa professionals, offering both high-level education and a bustling tradeshow marketplace. Attend to improve your knowledge, learn the latest techniques, see product launches and mingle with experts in the industry.

Circadia Booth 1122

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM   Sunday

Introduction to Cosmetic Chemistry- Speaker Michael Pugliese

This is a unique opportunity to learn firsthand the intricate steps involved in the art of developing a cosmetic product. The anatomy of cosmetic formulation—including emulsifiers, preservatives, emollients, humectants, fragrances and various categories of active ingredients—will be discussed in detail. Peptides, stem cells, vitamins and botanical ingredients will be on site for a hands-on learning experience. Do not miss this opportunity to get a peek behind the formulary curtain and learn observations typically saved for formulary chemists.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM   Monday

A Physiological Approach to Peels-Speaker Michael Pugliese

Acids are widely used in professional skin care, but some confusion still exists regarding what acids are and exactly how they affect the skin. This comprehensive seminar will address the relationship between pH and the strength of peeling acids. Understanding the concepts behind percentages, buffering and PK values will take your results to the next level. Dive into lactic, glycolic, salicylic and mandelic acids and the physiological responses to their application. This class is a must for all professionals from beginner estheticians to seasoned professionals.

Learn more here: https://midwest.faceandbody.com/FBMW2018/Public/Content.aspx?ID=471&sortMenu=104000