About the Event:
On Monday, July 29th, 2013, from 9:30am - 5:00pm at 3 West Club in New York City, Repêchage will present “Science and Nonsense: Hear From The Experts & Get The Facts About The Beauty Industry.” The 1-Day Conference will include morning and afternoon presentations and demonstrations, a President’s Awards Luncheon, a new product introduction and gift bags! RSVP: 1.800.248.SKIN (7546) www.repechage.com.The Conference will include speeches from industry keynote speakers including:•Repêchage CEO and Founder, Lydia Sarfati. Her presentation is titled, “Think Differently and See Success Forever…10 Most Important Trends for Spas and Salons.” Lydia Sarfati is an internationally recognized skin care expert quoted in Vogue, In Style, Glamour, and New York Times as well as featured on CNN, CBS, and FOX. Ms. Sarfati is the creator of the world-renowned Four Layer Facial® and has over thirty years of experience as an esthetician, spa owner, manufacturer, consultant and is author of Success at Your Fingertips: How to Succeed in the Skin Care Business.•Dr. Joe Schwarcz. His presentation is titled, “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…Who’s the Fairest of Them All?” His presentation will focus on how cosmetic ingredients are portrayed by industry experts and the media and how audiences perceive the information that is offered. Dr. Schwarcz will provide an hour of eye opening information debunking many common concerns that the general public holds on chemicals and ingredients. Dr. Joe Schwarcz is Director of McGill University’s “Office for Science and Society.” He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging. He hosts “The Dr. Joe Show” on Montreal’s CJAD and has appeared hundreds of times on The Discovery Channel, NBC, CTV, CBC, TV Ontario and Global Television. Dr. Schwarcz also writes a newspaper column entitled “The Right Chemistry” and has authored a number of books, including NYT best-seller “Science, Sense and Nonsense.” Dr. Schwarcz has been awarded the 2010 “Montreal Medal” which is the Canadian Chemical Institute’s premier prize recognizing lifetime contributions to chemistry in Canada.•Dr. Ahn. His presentation is titled, “The Truth About Stem Cells and Dermal Healing.” Dr. Ahn’s current titles at Columbia University Medical Center include Director of Sleep Disorder Surgery and Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has over 20 years of clinical experience, and is also currently involved in the research and development of robotic sinus surgeries, and in stem cell research for connective tissue engineering in head and neck reconstruction.In addition to the keynote speeches, there will be there will be an experts panel discussion of the leading industry topics. Panel members will include:•Leah Chavie, Owner of Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique, Chicago•Margarita Vizcarra, Owner of Red Square Spa, Chicago•Yolanda Amador, Owner of WOW! Facial Bar, Mexico•Christie Citsay, Spa Director of Vitomazza Salon and Spa, NJFollowing the Event!HANDS-ON WORKSHOPAt The Lydia Sarfati Post Graduate Skin Care Academy,Repêchage Headquarters Secaucus, NJImprove your skills and master your knowledge. Join the Lydia Sarfati Post Graduate Skin CareAcademy for a special hands-on workshop. Attendees will experience the regenerative benefits ofa corrective hand treatment, anti-aging hand treatment and the Express Glyco-Sea Glycolic Peel aswell as learn to provide their benefits to your clients.