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10 Estheticians To Watch 

L+A attended the 2024 Skin Games so that we can continue to bring you up-to-date Medical + Spa Skin Care – News. Reviews. Education. 

We had a blast meeting competitors. We mingled throughout the event chatting with attendees, competitors, and brand representatives who helped to sponsor The Skin Games. 

We loved seeing L+A Sponsors:

Glymed+, Hale & Hush, Pro Plasma Esthetic, NanoStamp360™, Elleebana USA, Lycon Wax, Anna Lotan, California Skincare Supply, MedSpa Distributors and E.F. Tropics.  

We had such a great time chatting with the professionals who entered The Skin Games.

We listened to their stories and got to know about their businesses, their accomplishments, and their philanthropic efforts. It was so impressive to see what these women and men were doing! 

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10 Medical + Spa Skin Care Estheticians To Watch 

Melissa Mercado

We’ve known about Melissa for years, and as of March 16, 2024, she’s the International Award Winning Esthetician for Compassionate Category. She took home $10,000 for her non-profit by winning 1st Place in the Compassionate Category to benefit Holiday For Giving! 

“Melissa is one of the most well-rounded estheticians I know – every time I turn around, she is familiar with a brand and/or treatment and knows what she is talking about!” Jenni Nagle

Karla Barrick

If you want to connect with an Aesthetic Nurse who rules the roost on microchanneling and who is a fountain of information when it comes to injectables – look no further! Karla is the Queen of Microchanneling Collaborations. Check out her collabs with BioRePeel, DermaJEM, and M.A.D Skincare! 

Nakilia Adams 

“You know when you can read energy and you meet someone and the energy says, “Say hi!”. That’s how it was when I met Nakilia. Then we chatted. Then Julie Pankey introduced Nakilia and myself on Facebook. It was in that moment I knew – my vibe attracted my tribe!” Barry Eichner

Michael Razzano

“Ok #thisbitch! (No shade – that’s gay-speak for the highest possible praise!) 

Start your day off with a daily dose of RAZZeldazzle! Michel’s an amazing consumer skin-fluencer esthetician! He’s funny, savvy, and obvi smart as evidenced by his various ambassador-ships with Face Reality and BioRePeel!  

Have an open mind and be ready to laugh and learn with his content!” Barry Eichner

Brenda Hogsett

We have been so thrilled to see how engaged Brenda is with the Lipgloss + Aftershave IG. She’s a true fan and we love her. We love her more after watching her win this past weekend! 

“Dubbed the Barbie Waxer, this esty is so fun to watch on IG – tap over and you’ll see why!” Jenni Nagle

Amber Preston

Once you connect with Amber, you’ll see why she’s on this list. She’s dynamic, driven, and now an award-winner. Cheers to Amber! 

Jennalee Dahlen

This woman worked overtime prepping for this event! She entered and won in multiple categories. Her message is beautiful. She’s a truly kind and generous spirit. Follow her for inspiration! 

Tiffany Underwood

“This woman approached me and politely introduced herself while I was sitting in the lobby of the host hotel this weekend and her story blew me away.” Barry Eichner

Tiffany Underwood. 2024 The Skin Games Award-Winning Esthetician (2nd Place Compassionate Category), Spa Owner and Cancer Survivor. She founded a non-profit – Tiff Tiff’s Chemo Bags – that provides bags of goodies to those going through chemotherapy. 

She told me that she reached out to Hale & Hush to buy trial sizes for her non profit and was blown away whe Kris Campbell, Hale & Hush founder, gave her 300 Trail Sizes of Quiet Wash and Hush Hydrate Gel. 

Chelencia Moss

“Chelencia and her brother approached me during the awards banquet and introduced themselves. Chelencia thanked me for all of the content that L+A provides to esthetians. She told me a little of her story which impressed me so much. After our chat, I reviewed her IG and saw one of her IG Stories talking about how she and her brother are entrepreneurs who have lifted themselves out of poverty. That kind of determination, motivation, and tenacity is what BOSSES are made of!” Barry Eichner 

Shaidy Alicea

“Ok, this woman travels as much as we do! She’s People’s Choice Winner 2024 and – SO nice, from Puerto Rico and was in NYC at IECSC and then just a few weeks later was with us at TSG” Jenni Nagle  

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