About Christina Kingsley

Licensed Medical Esthetician and Professional Makeup Artist

Christina is a licensed esthetician and professional makeup artist. She completed a 1,200-hour Medical Esthetics program and graduated at the top of her class in 2002 from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics.

Education and Expertise

Theoretical Esthetics

  • Analysis and Treatment Planning
  • Applied Physiology in Medical Esthetics
  • Aromatherapy Certification
  • Client Interview Skills
  • Equipment and Business Practices
  • Forms and Record Keeping
  • Glycolic Acid Theory
  • History and Development of Spa Therapy
  • Safety and OSHA Standards
  • Salon Reception Skills
  • Spa Design Layout
  • Theoretical Esthetic Treatments
  • Thermal Therapy Techniques
  • Thermal Therapy Temperature Regulation
  • Toxicity and Detoxification Process
  • Trauma Treatment and Hydrotherapy
  • Tree of Life Aromatherapy Theory
  • Understanding the Medical Specialties

Esthetic Science

  • Advanced Skin Analysis
  • Bacteriology
  • Body Musculature and Bone Structure
  • Cells
  • Circulation and the Lymphatic System of the Face
  • Esthetic Chemistry and Electricity
  • Facial Musculature and Bone Structure
  • Facial Nerves and Muscle Stimulation
  • Health and Aging Factors of the Skin
  • Inherited and Inflammatory Disorders of the Skin
  • Nutrition
  • Pathological Skin Disorders
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology and Histology of the Skin
  • Product Ingredients
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Structure and Functions of the Skin
  • The Body and Homeostasis
  • The Nervous System and Body Response
  • Tissue and Metabolism of the Skin

Clinical Experience

  • Advanced Extraction Techniques
  • American Facial Treatment
  • Ampules and Finishing Masks
  • Back Facials
  • Body Polishing, Seaweed Masking
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cleaning and Toning of the Face
  • Client Set-Up and Preparation
  • Effleurage Techniques
  • Enzymes
  • Exfoliation
  • Facial Electrical Muscle Stimulation
  • Facial Massage Technique European Facial Treatment
  • Four Layer Facial
  • Hot Wax Depilation
  • Laser Hair Reduction
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage of the Face and Neck
  • Mechanical Lymphatic Drainage
  • Medical Instrumentation and Devices
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Paraffin Body Treatment
  • Paraffin Facial Treatment
  • Pre and Post-Operative Wound Care Procedures
  • Shiatsu Facial Massage
  • Slimming and Cellulite Treatments
  • Tree of Life Herbal Wraps

Continued Education and Certification

  • Skin Authority’s Pro Certification program that encompassed Biology and Histology of Skin, Skin Authority Product Science, and Advanced Treatment Protocols for Medical Exfoliating Glycolic Peels and Facials.
  • Epicuren’s Skin and Health Care program.
  • Sylvie Hennessy Academy of Esthetics & Spa Therapies via the Advanced Clinical Approach to Skincare program.

Spa Management Expertise

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Cost and Budget Analysis
  • Inventory Control
  • Launching New Product Lines and Services
  • Leading Spa and Clinical Workshops
  • Merchandising
  • Payroll
  • Sales Training
  • Schedule and Event Coordination
  • Team Leadership
  • Vendor Management

International Spa Association (iSPA)

Christina played an integral support role for more than 215 companies and 2,000 individuals at the International Spa Association (iSPA) Conference & Expo.

  • 2018 Phoenix, Arizona: Coordination of member registration services.
  • 2016 Orlando, Florida: Preparation for evening events.
  • 2014 Orlando, Florida: Merchandiser for tradeshow exhibits.
  • 2013 New York, New York: Merchandiser for new product lines.
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