About Christine

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Welcome!

Recently I entered the very first national competition of estheticians, The Skin Games. Out of 1029 estheticians, I placed top 3 People’s Choice Award and top 7 in Age Management.  (Check out the action packed video recap here: https://youtu.be/o_C016OymIk) The award was based on results from an 8 week case-study, before and after photos, an interview in front of a panel of judges (all skincare industry executives) and some other factors.  Click here for more info.

I’m Christine Byer, licensed master esthetician. I’ve been mastering my craft in the skincare field for 17 years now. I am still loving it!  

Why My Facials are Different:

iontophoresis In my anti-aging facials I combine myofascial release, muscle-lifting techniques as well as skin texture enhancers (MicroPhototherapy, LED light, specialty peels, ultrasound etc.) for a more complete result. Most facials deal only with the epidermis, or top-most layer of the skin. While this is fine, I’ve discovered that adding muscle toning to every facial really gives an added punch that makes my clients say “WOW!” 

My Work Style/Ethic:

waxing-eyebrowsMeticulous and methodical, I love doting on my clients. Clients say my made-for-massage-hands are very healing. When you leave my office not only looking better but feeling better – that’s an added bonus. (And you will look better, because my eagle eyes find every flaw while my agile hands correct them!)

It was strange going back to beauty school after graduating from Indiana University, but I had to follow my heart. As the middle child of 6 kids, and one of 5 girls, I realized that I was the “groomer” of the family. I was always teasing (hair that is) and plucking and curling and primping and extracting and massaging and steaming everyone in my family just for fun. I thought, hmm…wonder if I could make a living doing what I love best. YES, I can!

Education:

BA Indiana University, 1992 (don’t tell anyone my real age!) Graduated from MedArt School of Esthetics, Miami, Florida 1999. Received my license from the State of Florida in 2000. Received my license from the State of Texas in 2006.

Post Graduate Skincare Classes I’ve attended:

thezone I attend the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica classes regularly. In 1983 Jane Wurwand (from England) founded these companies to boost the education of American skincare therapists. Jane was so disappointed with all the artificial colors, fragrance and harmful ingredients in most skincare products at the time that she developed her own line, Dermalogica, in 1986. To this day, the company’s motto is still: No Harmful Ingredients to the Skin!

classes Today the International Dermal Institute has locations all over the world, including Dallas and Houston. In the field, they are known as the Harvard of post-graduate education for skincare therapists. I was fortunate enough to work for Dermalogica in 2001, right before opening my first business, Rescue Skincare. It was the ultimate SKINCARE BOOT CAMP. I am forever grateful for that opportunity.

2000

Maximizing Male Business 11/12/00

2001

Facialworks/The Face Treatment 1/10/01

Dermalogica Training Course-Applications and Techniques 1/8-9/01

IDI – Detox Herbal Linen Wrap 1/15/01

Innovative Product Technology-Retail Products 1/22/01

Innovative Product Technology-Professional Products 1/23/01

Total Body Wellness, an Introduction 3/18/01

Pigmentation Disorders 3/19/01

Effectively Treating Acne (3 times in 2001 while working for Dermalogica)

Skin Exfoliation and Resurfacing Techniques

2002

Face Mapping I 3/5/02

IDI – Original Speed Waxing Techniques 3/19/02

Pigmentation Disorders On-Tour 10/7/02

2003

Solar Defense System 4/30/03

Exfoliant Accelerator 26 Launch 10/6/03

2004

Creating Insanely Great Treatments 11/9/04

Daily Resurfacer Treatment Launch 10/25/04

Innovative Product Technology-Retail Products 11/2/04

Innovative Product Technology-Professional Products 11/1/04

Face Mapping I 11/3/04

The Face Treatment 11/8/04

Dermalogica True Test Certified: 11/04

2005

Power Regeneration Techniques 5/11/05

Wild Card Business Booster (How to Improve Customer Service) 11/15/05

6 Steps to Success, 12/12/05

2006

Skin Hydrating Booster Wild Card Business Booster 1/26/06

Dermalogica Live Product Knowledge, Retail 1/30/06

Dermalogica Live Product Knowledge, Professional 1/31/06

PreCleanse Launch 2/8/06

Treatments, Tools and Technology 2/13/06

Jane Wurwand in NYC: Changing the World with our Bare Hands 3/27/06

Solar Defense Smart Booster Launch 4/2007

Body Exfoliation Launch 9/8/2006

2007

Five Star Customer Service 04/07

Advanced Retailing Techniques 04/07

The Face Treatment Face Mapping

Dermalogica’s Trademark Techniques

AGE Smart Investing in your Future Skin

2008

Dermalogica Live Day 1

Dermalogica Live Day 2

Face Mapping Skin Analysis for Prescriptive Retail

The Core Treatment ChromaWhite TRx Theory

2009

Aveda Core Treatment I

Skin Ceuticals Product Knowledge

Skin Ceuticals Business Applications/Houston

NuSkin Galvanic Spa Hands On Training

2010

Dermalogica MediBac Clearing Acne Treatment Therory

Dermalogica MediBac Clearing Acne Treatment Practical

Skin Scripts RX: Exfoliation Fundamentals (Refresher)

2011

International Congress of Esthetics Dallas Skincare Show

Paramedical Peeling Class, Image Skincare

Image Skincare Product Knowledge Webinar

Image Skincare Peeling Educational Webinar (& various other Image webinars)

2012

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference, NYC

Microcurrent Webinar with Jane Mann, LE Las Vegas, NV

DVD The Cosmopolitan, Introduction to Chinese Negative Pressure Facial Massage (Facial Cupping)

2013

Arcona Training

Skin Ceuticals Training

Bio Therapeutic Platinum Microcurrent Certification

2014

Image Skincare World Wide Product Launch, Carmel IN

Face & Body Show Midwest, Chicago

HydraFacial Training

Micro5 Advanced Facial Microcurrent Training

Image Skincare Product Knowledge

Lifeline Theory & Product Knowledge

2015

Voya Organic Skincare from the Sea Product Knowledge

Image Skincare World Wide Product Launch, Carmel IN

Face & Body Show Midwest, Chicago

Image Skincare After Launch Education

Image Skincare Product Knowledge

International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference, Dallas

Advanced Microcurrent/Facial Contouring Massage with Jane Mann, Dallas

Esthetician Core Coaching, Phoenix, AZ

Assistant Instructor of Jane Mann’s Facial Contouring Massage Class, Las Vegas

Thermolo Skin Enhancer refresher class, Charleston, WV

The Skin Games participant

2016

Image Skincare World Wide Product Launch, Carmel IN

The Skin Games Finalist, San Ramon, CA

Face & Body Expo, Chicago

Co-facilitator of the secret Facebook group: Microcurrent in Esthetics

Also a member of 50+ Facebook Professional Esthetics Groups to stay current in my field

2017

Image Skincare World Wide Product Launch, Carmel IN

Bio Jouvance Microneedling Class, Anderson IN

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference, Chicago, IL

Co-facilitator of the secret Facebook group: Microcurrent in Esthetics

Facilitator of the Member’s only Clareblend MINI Users Facebook Group

Also a member of 50+ Facebook Professional Esthetics Groups to stay current in my field

 

Christine Byer
Master Esthetician
5835 Brockton Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46220
317.891-5424

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