Facial Techniques

European Facials, Vol. 1
Award Winner European Facials, Vol. 1

Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates the steps of a thorough European facial with detailed massage techniques and a minimal amount of equipment. Part of a comprehensive award-winning three-part series on facial techniques, Vol. 1 includes discussion of facial bed set-up, equipment (stool, steamer, and other tools of the trade), and professionalism. Rita then begins the facial, starting with a client consultation, skin analysis, and an extensive cleansing massage on the face, neck, and décolleté. Massage, an important component of European facial techniques, is used for application of product as well as a luxurious treatment that completes the spa experience. Received 2006 Summit Award. Received 2006 Telly Award (1 Hr. 34 Mins.)

1 Hr. 34 Mins.
European Facials, Vol. 2
Award Winner European Facials, Vol. 2

Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates the steps of a thorough European facial. Part of a comprehensive award-winning three-part series on facial techniques, Vol. 2 continues the facial begun in Vol. 1. Rita delves into exfoliation (with an enzyme); desincrustation; an extensive essential oil massage on the neck, shoulder, décolleté, and upper arms; extractions (with cotton and extractor); treatment ampoule and cream application; and a product-penetrating facial massage. Massage, an important component of a European facial, is used for application of product as well as a luxurious treatment that completes the spa experience. Received 2006 Summit Award. (1 Hr. 36 Mins.)

1 Hr. 36 Mins.
European Facials, Vol. 3
Award Winner European Facials, Vol. 3

Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates the steps of a thorough European facial. Part of a comprehensive award-winning three-part series on facial techniques, Vol. 3 continues the facial being demonstrated in Vol. 1 and 2. Rita finishes the facial with a mask customized for different parts of the face (T-zone, eyes, cheeks and décolleté), hot and cold compresses, and protective facial creams. While products are penetrating, Rita demonstrates how to perform a scalp massage, hand and arm treatment, and foot and lower leg treatment. Rita completes the facial with a post-treatment client consultation. In a special feature, Rita demonstrates how to make her trademark cotton pads. Received 2006 Summit Award. Received 2006 Telly Award. (1 Hr. 51 Mins.)

1 Hr. 51 Mins.
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3 videos, 5 Hrs. 1 Min.
Facial Massage: The Definitive Collection
Award Winner Facial Massage
The Definitive Collection

Aesthetic VideoSource presents the definitive collection of the best facial massages featured in our instructional facial and massage videos. Four renowned experts bring their own distinctive facial massages to their treatments, including European facial techniques, stone massage, chair massage, and lymphatic drainage massage. CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates a detailed facial cleansing massage. Meade Steadman, LMT, demonstrates three facial massages: one incorporating hot and cold stones to help stimulate circulation and relax musculature, one showing how to restore natural beauty from the inside-out by following the musculature and vascular system, and a facial massage in the chair. Eva Mileski, aesthetician and LMT, walks you through an extensive facial massage that is part of her facial techniques. Jennifer Bryant, LMT, instructs how to stimulate lymphatic drainage on the face using massage techniques. Received 2006 Davey Award. (1 Hr. 23 Mins.)

1 Hr. 23 Mins.
Facial Equipment Techniques
Award Winner Facial Equipment Techniques

Rita Page, an award-winning CIDESCO Diplomat, successfully navigates through the confusing world of facial equipment techniques in this jam-packed, award-winning video. Rita effectively demonstrates how to use each function of an 8-in-1 facial machine while performing a complete professional facial. She illustrates the proper use of a magnifying lamp, Wood's lamp, steamer with ozone, vacuum/spray, galvanic current, high frequency current and rotary brush. Along with the facial machine, she also utilizes an infrared light, a skin scope, Lucas spray and CO2 spray in her facial. In addition, Rita demonstrates how to perform a successful pre-treatment client consultation in which she interviews the client and analyzes their skin using a magnifying lamp, a Wood's lamp and skin scope. Throughout the entire video, Rita's vast aesthetic knowledge and experience shines through as she offers valuable information on each procedure she performs. She also explains the reasons for using each machine function and gives precautions and tips associated with the demonstrated facial techniques in this video. Received 2006 Telly Award. Received 2005 Davey Award. Featured in Skin Deep, Feb./Mar. 2006. “Resource of the Month� in Skin Inc., Aug. 2005. Reviewed in Dermascope, Nov. 2005. (167 minutes)

2 Hrs. 47 Mins.
Men\'s Facial Techniques
Award Winner Men's Facial Techniques

Rita Page, an award winning CIDESCO Diplomat, demonstrates a complete professional facial tailored specifically for male clients using a combination of an 8-in-1 facial equipment machine and traditional techniques. Rita precedes her facial with a client consultation in which she interviews her client and analyzes his skin using a magnifying lamp, Wood's lamp and skin scope. After determining the condition of his skin (which happens to be oily and dehydrated), Rita then recommends and performs a proper treatment. Treatment includes: extensive cleansing routine (cleanser and gommage, rotary brush, steam, and massage), desincrustation using Galvanic current, extractions, Lucas spray to apply toner, indirect High Frequency to penetrate ampule and hydrating cream, various masks, CO2 spray, and post treatment consultation. Rita also demonstrates how to incorporate luxuries (such as hot towel wraps, shoulder and neck massage, and aromatic essential oils) into a facial to ensure the relaxation of your client. Featured in Northwest, California, Colorado, and Ohio Stylist. Featured in Salon, May 2006. Reviewed in Dermascope, Oct. 2005. (138 minutes)

2 Hrs. 18 Mins.
Facial Techniques for Treating Acne
Award Winner Facial Techniques for Treating Acne

Rita Page, an award winning CIDESCO diplomat, demonstrates the proper aesthetic treatment of acne through a complete facial using a combination of an 8-in-1 facial equipment machine and traditional facial techniques. In this video Rita demonstrates: client consultation, skin analysis (using magnifying lamp, Wood's lamp, and skin scope), deep pore cleansing with rotary brush, desincrustation using Galvanic current, steam with ozone, suctioning with glass ventouses, extractions, Lucas spray, High Frequency current, acne masks, CO2 spray, and post treatment consultation. Received 2006 Telly Award. “Resource of the Month� in Skin Inc., Sept. 2005. (100 minutes)

1 Hr. 40 Mins.
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3 videos, 6 Hrs. 45 Mins.
Paraffin Treatments: Face and Décolleté
Award Winner Paraffin Treatments
Face and Décolleté

With its ability to increase the skin's blood flow, hydrate, and penetrate product, paraffin is ideal for use in facials. Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates how to use facial paraffin (with brush and gauze) and paraffin strips on the face and décolleté, as part of a complete facial. Indications and contraindications are included. The facial techniques include: client consultation, cleansing/toning, exfoliation with gommage, ampoule and cream application, shoulder and neck massage, paraffin application, day protection cream application, and post-treatment consultation. Received 2006 Davey Award. (1 Hr. 21 Mins.)

1 Hr. 21 Mins.
Paraffin Treatments: Hands, Feet & Back
Award Winner Paraffin Treatments
Hands, Feet & Back

Feel the heat with the hottest product on the market: paraffin. Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates how to use paraffin on the hands and feet by dipping, or applying while a client is lying down by using plastic bags. For the back and arms, she shows how to brush on layers of paraffin wax over gauze and to apply paraffin strips. Rita also demonstrates cleansing, exfoliation (with sea salt and gommage), treatment cream application, and hand and foot massage. Indications and contraindications are included. (2 Hrs. 15 Mins.)
Received 2006 Gold Davey Award
Featured in Massage Magazine, Oct. 2006

2 Hrs. 15 Mins.
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8 videos, 15 Hrs. 22 Mins.
Professional Facial Techniques for Sun-Damaged & Dehydrated Skin
Award Winner Professional Facial Techniques for Sun-Damaged & Dehydrated Skin

In the fast paced life of today, your clients don't always have time to protect their skin. In this video, Eva Mileski, a licensed aesthetician, combats two of the most common enemies of your clients' skin, sun-damage and dehydration. The first section addresses the scorching effects of the sun on your clients' face and how a Vitamin C facial counteracts them. The second section demonstrates how a hydrating facial can make dehydration turn its tail and run. Eva also explains which products to use in each facial and why you should use them. By watching this video and adding these facial techniques to your arsenal, you will be able to help your clients win the war against sun-damage and dehydration. Featured “Resource of the Month� in Skin. Inc., June 2006. Reviewed in Dermascope, July 2005. Showcased in Skin Inc., May 2005. (85 minutes)

1 Hr. 25 Mins.
The Ultimate Ultrasonic Facial
Award Winner The Ultimate Ultrasonic Facial

For the ultimate in high tech facial techniques, learn to incorporate ultrasound with electrical stimulation in the aesthetic environment. In this 2-disc set, aestheticians can learn the techniques and approach for providing ultrasonic facials. Melinda McHenry, a licensed aesthetician and cosmetologist, walks you through ultrasonic facial techniques with a Class II FDA ultrasound machine, providing insights and tips throughout. She also demonstrates using a sonic spatula for deep pore cleansing and light exfoliation. Mike Mosk discusses the science behind ultrasound and electrical stimulation, plus how this treatment approach compares to other cosmetic options, including their benefits, cost, downsides to patient, pain involved, and long-term ramifications. Received 2006 Gold Davey Award.(Disc 1: 50 Mins., Disc 2: 1 Hr. 4 Mins.)

Disc 1: 1 Hr. 12 Mins.; Disc 2: 1 Hr. 4 Mins.
Advanced Chemical Peels: Vol. 1, Alpha Hydroxy Peels
Award Winner Advanced Chemical Peels
Vol. 1, Alpha Hydroxy Peels

Short of surgery, chemical peels are all the rage for delivering dramatic results. Clients, particularly as they age, are requesting peels to minimize lines and wrinkles, even out skin discoloration, and revive a healthy glow on their face. This DVD series will help you properly assess your client's peel requests and choose the appropriate peel, based on a client's Fitzpatrick type, Glogau classification, and desired results. In Vol. 1 -- Alpha Hydroxy Peels -- Malinda McHenry focuses on the benefits, contraindications, and application of Lactic Acid and Glycolic Acid Peels. She walks you through basic chemistry regarding pH and percentages of the peeling agents, products and supplies, recommended treatment series, expected results, and post-treatment care. (55 Mins.)

55 Mins.
Advanced Chemical Peels: Vol. 2, Beta Hydroxy Peels
Award Winner Advanced Chemical Peels
Vol. 2, Beta Hydroxy Peels

Short of surgery, chemical peels are all the rage for delivering dramatic results. Clients, particularly as they age, are requesting peels to minimize lines and wrinkles, even out skin discoloration, and revive a healthy glow on their face. This DVD series will help you properly assess your client's peel requests and choose the appropriate peel, based on a client's Fitzpatrick type, Glogau classification, and desired results. In Vol. 2 -- Beta Hydroxy Peels -- Malinda McHenry focuses on the benefits, contraindications, and application of Salicylic Acid and Jessner's Peels. She walks you through basic chemistry regarding pH and percentages of the peeling agents, products and supplies, recommended treatment series, expected results, and post-treatment care. (53 Mins.)

53 Mins.
Advanced Chemical Peels: Vol. 3, Microdermabrasion Peels
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Vol. 3, Microdermabrasion Peels

Short of surgery, chemical peels are all the rage for delivering dramatic results. Clients, particularly as they age, are requesting peels to minimize lines and wrinkles, even out skin discoloration, and revive a healthy glow on their face. This DVD series will help you properly assess your client's peel requests and choose the appropriate peel, based on a client's Fitzpatrick type, Glogau classification, and desired results. In Vol. 3 -- Microdermabrasion Peels -- Malinda McHenry focuses on the benefits, contraindications, and application of Lactic Acid and Salicylic Acid Peels with microdermabrasion. She walks you through basic chemistry regarding pH and percentages of the peeling agents, products and supplies, recommended treatment series, expected results, and post-treatment care. (1 Hr. 6 Mins.)

1 Hr. 6 Mins.
Advanced Chemical Peels: Vol. 4, Medical Grade Peels
Award Winner Advanced Chemical Peels
Vol. 4, Medical Grade Peels

Short of surgery, chemical peels are all the rage for delivering dramatic results. Clients, particularly as they age, are requesting peels to minimize lines and wrinkles, even out skin discoloration, and revive a healthy glow on their face. This DVD series will help you properly assess your client's peel requests and choose the appropriate peel, based on a client's Fitzpatrick type, Glogau classification, and desired results. In Vol. 4 – Medical Grade Peels -- Malinda McHenry focuses on the benefits, contraindications, and application of TCA and Rx-Glycolic Acid Peels. She walks you through basic chemistry regarding pH and percentages of the peeling agents, products and supplies, recommended treatment series, expected results, and post-treatment care. (1 Hr. 7 Mins.)

1 Hr. 7 Mins.
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4 videos, 4 Hrs. 1 Min.
Microdermabrasion: The Professional\'s Guide
Must Have How-to Microdermabrasion
The Professional's Guide

Let Christine Heathman, Janelle Muldner, and Carolyn Veroni, three professional estheticians, guide you through this instructional demonstration of microdermabrasion techniques for the face, neck, chest, back, arms, hands, and feet. This all-in-one video teaches you the basics about the skin and the effectiveness of microdermabrasion, and shows step-by-step how to perform microdermabrasion techniques on 7 clients. In this video: anatomy and physiology of the skin, skin analysis, specialized acne treatments, physiological effects of microdermabrasion, equipment selection, care, and maintenance, benefits and contraindications, post microdermabrasion skin care, and how to market microdermabrasion products and services. Reviewed in Dermascope, Sept. 2005. Received 3.5 out of 4 rating in Video Librarian, July/Aug. 2002. Featured in Massage & Bodywork, Apr./May 2001. Featured as “Must Have How-To Treatment Video� in Skin Inc. (90 minutes)

1 Hr. 30 Mins.
Skin Analysis
Must Have How-To Skin Analysis

Professional dermatologist Dr. Kelly Hubbard provides a comprehensive skin analysis on 9 different patients. Discusses disorders of the skin, including an in-depth discussion on treatments for acne, sun damage and aging skin. Explains cosmetic options for patients from chemical peels to face-lifts. Demonstrates acne extractions using a comedone extractor. Shows skin analysis on black, asian, and caucasian skin. Discusses 11 dermatologic procedures including: microdermabrasion, scar treatments, chemical peels, bleaching creams, botox injections, collagen and fat injections, laser skin resurfacing, acne medications and treatments, acne extractions, spider vein treatments, and stretch mark treatments. Shows 23 skin disorders including: age spots / lentigos, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, sebaceous hyperplasia, seborrheic dermatitis, seborrheic keratosis, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, dermatosis papulosa nigra, moles / nevus, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, sun damage / poikiloderma, acne rosacea, keloid scar, acne, eczema, spider veins, folliculitis, superficial fungal infections, herpes simplex, common warts, flat warts and psoriasis. Reviewed in Dermascope, July 2005. Featured as “Must Have How-To Treatment Video� in Skin Inc. (80 minutes)

1 Hr. 20 Mins.
Lymphatic Massage: The Face
Rated 10 out of 10 in Massage Today Lymphatic Massage
The Face

Noted European trained aesthetician and licensed massage therapist (LMT) Eva Mileski offers a complete guide to lymphatic drainage massage for the face and neck. This all-in-one video explains the physiology of the lymphatic system, and shows step-by-step how to stimulate lymphatic drainage using both manual and vacuum lymphatic massage techniques. Rated 10 out of 10 in Massage Today, Feb. 2004. Featured as “Must Have How-To Treatment Video� in Skin Inc. (50 minutes)

50 Mins.
The Ultimate Face, Scalp, Neck & Shoulder Massage
Award Winner The Ultimate Face, Scalp, Neck & Shoulder Massage

Expert massage therapist, Meade Steadman, demonstrates simple and easy-to-follow massage strokes that will relieve tension, improve posture and restore natural beauty in the face. This jam-packed, vibrantly illustrated program explores the physiological principles behind massage and features a comprehensive demonstration on the face, scalp, neck and shoulders. This must-have video for massage therapists shows how to work the muscles of the face to provide a youthful glow from the inside out. Received 2005 Telly Award. Received 9.5 out of 10 rating in Massage Today. (78 minutes)

1 Hr. 18 Mins.
Explore Shiro Dhara - a sacred Ayurvedic healing practice from India that involves pouring a continuous fine stream of warm oil onto the forehead. Shows how to give a Shiro Dhara treatment, equipment use and care, customizing the treatments, precautions and contraindications. (60 minutes)
Ayurvedic Beauty Care - Face Rejuvenation Sequence
Ayurvedic Beauty Care - Face Rejuvenation Sequence

Noted educator and writer Melanie Sachs demonstrates a unique facial massage based on Ayurvedic principles and practices. Includes an explanation of the Ayurvedic Body-Mind types and how to customize treatments for each type. (54 minutes)

54 Mins.
Ohashi shows step-by-step touch techniques that enhance and benefit all aspects of a facial or other professional care of the face. Learn how to counteract harmful effects of stress, help eliminate wrinkles, achieve good skin tone and minimize water retention. Demonstrates how to perform a facial massage. (53 minutes)