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skinfluencer academy

skinfluencer academy

Welcome to Skinfluencer Academy by Dermalogica! We’re here to help you learn the science of skincare so you can better analyze skin conditions, identify the best active ingredients, and recommend products and treatments to others.

our mission

Dermalogica has led the industry in postgraduate skin care training since 1983, upskilling over 100,000 licensed skin therapists per year across the globe.

Each class is led by a Dermalogica Expert, a licensed skin therapist with the most advanced training in the industry. Since 1983, Dermalogica has led the industry in professional skincare training, upskilling over 100,000 skin therapists per year across the globe. We’re thrilled to bring our professional-level curriculum to you!

upcoming classes

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September 16 – 10AM PT

The ABCs of SPF

In this class, we break down the difference between UVA, UVB & UVR; the benefits of physical vs chemical sunscreens; and what those hard-to-read ingredients really mean for your skin.

September 21 – 10AM PT

Going Deep on Exfoliation

Learn which exfoliants you need for your skin and why, with an exploration of physical, chemical and mechanical exfoliation and a deep dive into how AHAs, BHAs, enzymes, and retinoids work to reveal healthier skin.

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September 23 – 2PM PT

Right Tools for the Job

Learn which at-home tools are worth the purchase and when you should see a professional for more advanced results.

September 28 – 2PM PT

Sensitive & Sensitized Skin

In this class, we'll explore treating & calming sensitive skin. We'll define the difference between "Sensitive" and "Sensitized," guide in the identification of conditions, explore causes and triggers and break down immunogenic vs. neurogenic vs. impaired barrier.

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September 30 – 10AM PT

The Magic Touch - Facial Massage & Touch Therapies

These techniques go deeper than surface level. We will be *touching* on the benefits of massage, types of massage (pressure point, rollers and gua sha, facial, lymphatic, etc.) and teaching you how to perform a face & eye pressure point massage.

October 5 – 10AM PT

What's My Age Again?

In this class we'll cover how to identify aging in the skin, treat for those premature aging signs, and cover all the ingredients to help your skin Age Smart.

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October 7 – 2PM PT

Hot Topic - Microbiome

You have likely heard of your “microbiome” before, but do you know what it does? In this course, we’ll explore how our microbiome also includes our Skin, what products & ingredients work with our microbiomes. We’ll also cover probiotics vs. prebiotics and how both come into play.

October 12 – 2PM PT

Right Tools for the Job

Learn which at-home tools are worth the purchase and when you should see a professional for more advanced results.

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October 14 – 10AM PT

Reading the Fine Print

Our Expert explains expiration dates vs shelf-life, what “natural” really means, and how to decipher the multitude of peptides and retinoids that are found in your favorite skincare products.

October 19 – 10AM PT

1 Hour Intensive

Skinfluencer Academy’s Skin Health Intensive is an in-depth class that will dive into what healthy skin really means. Debunking common skin myths floating around, this class will help you understand your skin type and learn how to manage your skincare regimen with products to achieve maximum results.

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October 21 – 2PM PT

Hot Ingredients- Vitamin C

Our favorite ingredient breakdown course, this time with a twist. We'll be focusing solely on Vitamin C. What is it? How does it work? And why do we love it so much?

October 26 – 2PM PT

Sensitive & Sensitized Skin

In this class, we'll explore treating & calming sensitive skin. We'll define the difference between "Sensitive" and "Sensitized," guide in the identification of conditions, explore causes and triggers and break down immunogenic vs. neurogenic vs. impaired barrier.

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October 28 – 10AM PT

Priming the Canvas: Skincare for Makeup Application

If makeup is your artistry, then your skin is like your canvas. Learn from us as we walk through tips and tricks to prep your skin for makeup application.

earn a badge with each class you take!

3 classes = specialist; 6 classes = authority; 10 classes = master

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class instructor

Elizabeth, aka "Lizzie" believes in the power of education to help you understand how to take the best care of your skin.

She uses her talents as a makeup artist and Professional Skin Therapist to help people look and feel their very best and understand how to optimize their skin health. Struggling with troubled acne skin all her life, Elizabeth knew right from the start that she wanted to do something to help people feel confident about the skin they are in. She joined the Dermalogica team in 2015 as an Educator/Instructor and grew in her roles from Instructor to Senior Training Specialist to her current position as National Training Manager.

She is excited to share all her knowledge in skincare and makeup with you!