Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC) protects, builds and drives the salon industry by monitoring and lobbying for professional licenses while providing advanced education and scholarships. Collectively, we give back to our industry by educating all pros (members and non‐members alike) and improving the cosmetology profession by helping those in need.

The International Nail Technicians Association (INTA) helps nail technicians grow professionally by providing expert education, networking opportunities, valuable information about fashion, trends & techniques and standards and ethics guidelines. We are the voice of the nail care industry.

The American Association for Esthetics (AAE) and CIDESCO USA bring you, top educational experts, show you the latest products and techniques and teach you valuable ways to increase your revenue.

CIDESCO International, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and active in more than 40 countries on five continents, is the world’s most respected beauty therapy association. 

Cosmetologists Chicago's American Association for Esthetics has been the licensed administrator for CIDESCO USA since September 2016. CIDESCO USA schools offer training programs, standards and qualifications in Beauty Therapy; graduating professionals of the highest level. 

Estheticians holding CIDESCO Diplomate status are welcomed globally and CIDESCO accredited salons and spas are among the world’s finest.

CIDESCO International, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and active in more than 40 countries on five continents, is the world’s most respected beauty therapy association.
Cosmetologists Chicago's American Association for Esthetics has been the licensed administrator for CIDESCO USA since September 2016. 

CIDESCO USA Associate Memberships for Suppliers, Distributors and other Beauty Related Entities.

CIDESCO International, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and active in more than 40 countries on five continents, is the world’s most respected beauty therapy association. Cosmetologists Chicago's American Association for Esthetics has been the licensed administrator for CIDESCO USA since September 2016. CIDESCO USA schools offer training programs, standards and qualifications in Beauty Therapy; graduating professionals of the highest level. Estheticians holding CIDESCO Diplomate status are welcomed globally and CIDESCO accredited salons and spas are among the world’s finest. 

 INTA Home Study - Career Opportunities in the Beauty Industry - 3 CEH
(This program earns Licensed Illinois Nail Technicians & Cosmetologists 3 continuing education hours)


INTA's home study course #2 is designed to give an overview and basic information on work opportunities available to beauty professionals. This program is divided into two sections along with a short quiz and a Home Study program evaluation completed by the applicant. The two sections focus on different types Employment Opportunities.

Cost
INTA, CC & AAE members - $50
Non-members - $75
 

The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license #190-000101). 

Program #1 - Spa Manicure/Pedicure & Marketing - 5 CEH
(This program earns Licensed Illinois Nail Technicians & Cosmetologists 5 continuing education hours)


INTA's home study course #1 is designed to teach practical technique and application along with the marketing ideas to put your skills to work. The program is divided into three sections along with a short quiz and a Home Study program evaluation completed by the applicant. The three sections of study are as follows: Spa manicure, Spa pedicure, and Marketing your new skills.

Cost
INTA, CC & AAE members - $75
Non-members - $115
 
The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license #190-000101). 

 INTA Home Study - Career Opportunities in the Beauty Industry - 3 CEH
(This program earns Licensed Illinois Nail Technicians & Cosmetologists 3 continuing education hours)


INTA's home study course #2 is designed to give an overview and basic information on work opportunities available to beauty professionals. This program is divided into two sections along with a short quiz and a Home Study program evaluation completed by the applicant. The two sections focus on different types Employment Opportunities.

Cost
INTA, CC & AAE members - $50
Non-members - $75
 

The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license #190-000101). 

America's Beauty Show 2021 Deposit

 
 

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8 Tips for Financial Success
presented by Candice Gliatto of Qnity

Where:  Zoom Meeting - Confirmation with Info after Registration
Class Date:  Monday, November 9, 2020
Time:  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST (2:00 pm EST, 11:00 am PST)
CEH: 2 hours  

In this segment, Qnity will take you through a transformational process to give you simple, visual and actionable tips and tools from their award-winning curriculum to experience a greater level of financial success. Learn the power of two key numbers to drive growth, three of the most important currencies, and so much more!
 

 
 

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Cosmetologists Chicago Annual Business Meeting 2020 and Beyond
presented by Frank P. Fulco, CEO and Karen Gordon, President

Where:  Zoom Meeting - Confirmation with Info after Registration
Class Date:  Monday, November 2, 2020
Time:  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Frank Fulco, CEO, and Karen Gordon, President of CC, will provide insight on where we presently are as an association and where we see the future. This is a free event that does not count towards any CEU, but will act as an important informational hour and a half reviewing the last year and what's to come.

We have so much planned for the next year for our members and are so excited to reveal everything we have designed and crafted with you in mind.
 

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