2018 Conference

The Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners 11th Annual Holistic Skin Care Conference 2018

Sponsored by Elina Organics


Sun, Nov 4, 2018, 10:00 AM –

Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 5:00 PM CST




Crowne Plaza Chicago Ohare Hotel & Conf Ctr

5440 North River Road

Rosemont, IL 60018

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No Refunds

This year our 11th Holistic Skin Care Conference is on November 4th and 5th at the Crowne Plaza O’Hare in Chicago. It will feature several hands-on learning sessions. Attendance at this years’ conference offers certification for the following:

-Upper Arm Rejuvenating Treatment

-Therapeutic Tummy Facial

– Kinesiological Testing for the Best Skin Care Regimen (Muscle Testing)

Also, you will be able to participate in a training session for Holistic Makeup Application. If you would like to be Certified as a Holistic Makeup Artist sign up for the post conference workshop. During this workshop you will learn how to use natural, non-toxic substances as an alternative to conventional makeup ingredients. Please contact us at 269.384.2170 for more information.

11th Annual AHSCP Conference Pricing:

-Non members: $490

-Members: $110

-Annual membership: $80

-Annual membership renewal, plus conference registration: $190.

The hotel offers free shuttles from O’Hare International Airport to the hotel 24/7. To get a special hotel room conference price inform the Crowne Plaza Hotel that you are participating in the AHSCP Conference when you book your room. Crowne Plaza Hotel: (847) 671-6350

For more information about the conference, or to register by phone please call: 269.384.2170

11th Annual Conference Program:


10:00 -11:00am: Ozone Therapy in Holistic Skincare

Speaker: Dr. Andrey Lutskovsky M.D. D.O.

Dr. Lutskovsky will demonstrate therapeutic use of ozone for the face and entire body. First he will discuss ozone injections and topical applications combined with other treatments. Dr. Lutskovsky will then demonstrate systemic intravenous ozone treatment.

During the conference Dr. Andrey can treat you with ozone for the special conference price of $350 (regularly $500). Appointments are limited. If interested, please call 269.384.2170 to reserve your spot (prepay only).

11:00 -12:00pm: Upper Arm Firming & Rejuvenating TreatmentDemonstration

Speakers: Elina Fedotova, Keeley Lore, and Ashley Suzelis

Upper arms are one of the most challenging areas to firm. Even plastic surgery does not offer an effective solution without leaving long noticeable scars. Elina will present new formulations and techniques to help your clients achieve tighter upper arms.

1:00 -2:00pm: Gut as the Second Brain. Therapeutic Tummy Facial Demonstration

Speakers: Elina Fedotova, Keeley Lore, and Dr. Mark Gerald M.D.

Keeley Lore, Dr. Mark Gerald M.D. and Elina Fedotova will discuss nutritional strategies to balance the digestive system. You also will learn how to improve the abdominal area through the use of herbal applications, acupressure, and other holistic methods.

2:00 –3:00pm: Deciphering the Signs in Autoimmune Diseases in the Skin

Speaker: Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck

A growing health concern in the United States is the increase in autoimmune disorders, especially among women. This lecture will present an overview of the intricacies of the immune system and of the most common autoimmune conditions we encounter in the treatment room.

3:15 – 3:45pm: Pranayama and Meditation. Yoga Poses Helpful for Estheticians.

Speaker: Ashley Suzelis

3:45 – 4:45pm: Skin Care Psychology

Speakers: Cindy Sabo and Kathy Poel

Cindy Sabo and Kathy Poel each have a Holistic Skin Care Practice for over 15 years. They will discuss the role psychology plays in running a successful skin care business.

4:45 – 5:15: Microneedling Techniques 

Speaker: Beata Luberda-Goodman

Learn safe ways to incorporate microneedling in your esthetic practice to achieve the best results for scar reduction and aging complexion.


9:15- 10:00am: Morning Chat with Elina (Optional) Enjoy one on one time with Elina at the Chicago Fire Oven restaurant across the hall from our conference room.

10:00 – 10:30am: Kinesiological Testing to Determine the Best Skin Care Regimen

Speaker: Keeley Lore

Determine the most beneficial regimen for your clients with the use of Kineosological testing. This will be a hands on learning workshop.

10:30 -12:00pm: Corrective Skin Care Protocols to Sensitive Skin

Speaker: Elina Fedotova

Sensitive complexions can be some of the most challenging to work with because we are constantly worried about a reaction. Elina will demonstrate the best solutions and techniques to help you to achieve corrective results for clients with extrememly sensitive skin.

1:00 -1:45pm: Botanical Eyebrow Coloring and Restoration

Speaker: Ioulia Atanassova

1:45 –2:45pm: Hair Loss Causes and Solutions. Hair Restoring Scalp Treatment Demonstration

Speakers: Elina Fedotova and Martha Potter

The role botanicals like birch tar oil, burdock root oil and fermented botanicals can play to restore hair growth will be discussed. This will be a hands on learning workshop that includes a demonstration of a Hair Restoring Scalp Treatment.

3:00 – 4:00pm: Holistic Makeup Application

Speakers: Elina Fedotova and Bryan Farnsworth

Learn how to professionally apply 100% natural, edible makeup created by Elina which has already been used on national television. Practice your best professional look. Find out how to hide and enhance your best features. This will be a hands on learning makeup workshop.

4:00- 4:30pm: Business Secrets of Success

Learn the secrets of business success from top estheticians and spa owners. 

4:30 – 5:15pm: Panel Discussion on Difficult Acne, Rosacea and Melasma Cases from a Holistic Perspective

Speakers: Dr. Andrey Lutskovsky M.D. D.O., Dr. Mark Gerald M.D, Elina Fedotova, Keeley Lore, and Dr. Madigan-Fleck


Post Conference Workshops with Elina

Location: Elina Organics Spa. 100 E Walton Street #600e, Chicago, IL. 60611

10:00- 1:00pm: Corrective Skin Care Protocols

2:00- 5:00pm: Holistic Makeup Application Workshop


Elina Fedotova: Formulator and Founder of Elina Organics and President of the Association of Skin Care Practitioners Holistic Esthetician

Dr. Andrey Lutskovsky: M.D., D.O. Doctor of Functional Medicine, Member of Association of Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Mark Gerald M.D.: Board Certified Family Medicine Physician with a Special Interest in Functional Medicine

Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck: Licensed Esthetic Instructor Certified Health Professional, and Naturopathic Medical Doctor

Keeley Lore: Certified Natural Health Professional, Holistic Esthetician,and Nutritional Response Practitioner

Ashley Suzelis: Holistic Esthetician, AHSCP Educator, Herbal Medicine Maker, Bach Flower Therapy Practitioner, Reiki Practitioner and Yoga Instructor

Beata Luberda-Goodman: Licensed Continuing Education Sponsor for Illinois Salon and Spa Professionals

Cindy Sabo: Business Owner, Holistic Esthetician, Massage Therapist and AHSCP Educator

Kathy Poel: Business Owner, Holistic Esthetician, Reiki Master and AHSCP Educator

Ioulia Atanassova: Business Owner, Holistic Esthetician, and AHSCP Educator

Martha Potter: Business Owner, Holistic Esthetician, and AHSCP Educator

Bryan Farnsworth: Holistic Esthetician, AHSCP Educator, and Professional Makeup Artist


Organizer of 11th Annual Holistic Skin Care Conference 2018

The mission of the AHSCP is to:

  • Highlight the latest research on natural ingredients.
  • Provide information about noninvasive methods for corrective, antiaging and anti-inflammatory skin care treatments.
  • Offer demonstrations of European and Eastern methods for individualized skin care protocols.
  • Provide holistic skin care certification and continuing education for aestheticians.
  • Offer networking opportunities with holistic practitioners.
  • Support holistic health and skincare research.
  • Show that a non-invasive approach to skincare is an effective long term solution for healthy, beautiful skin.