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Getting Your International License In Cosmetology

August 22, 2009 by  
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Hello Valentina, my name is Silvia Klusova, I am about to graduate from Esti program here in Austin, Texas..I am interested in international licenceor diploma, if you can help navigate me to the international web site, where I can expend my Texas license. I’ll be moving to Europe next year. You are well known, professional with a lot of experience and I will appreciate if I can get any information from you, what should I do or where to upgrade or expend my license….I will be very thankful if you respond to me with a good news…
Thank you  Silvia


Valentina wax expert1 233x300 Getting Your International License In Cosmetology

If you are looking to obtain a diploma in Cosmetology that is recognized Internationally, CIDESCO is a great place to start.  The CIDESCO Diploma is the world’s most reputable international qualification in the field of Esthetics. The Diploma is awarded to candidates who have passed practical and written examinations and have completed at least 600 hours salon experience. CIDESCO Diploma holders also receive a CIDESCO badge that is instan

tly recognized as a sign of excellence.

There are over 160 CIDESCO Schools around the world teaching to the internationally acclaimed CIDESCO standards leading to the CIDESCO Diploma.  In the Texas area, you can inquire with the Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics located in Houston.  Here is their contact information:

Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics
7011 Harwin, #100
Houston, TX 77036
Tel: 713.783.9988
Fax: 713.974.3129

I also recommend that you become a member of the National Cosmetology Association (NCA).  As seen on their website, here are some of the benefits of becoming a member of the NCA:

Career Strength
Exclusive member resources to inspire your creativity and career development – plus educational events and trade shows to hone your professional skills and knowledge.

Community Strength
NCA members have given hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours – and even more dollars – to help those in need.

Industry Strength
NCA fights for legislation and regulation that protects the safety of our clients and the integrity and professionalism of the salon industry.

You can learn more about the benefits of becoming an NCA member by visiting

I hope this helps you achieve your goals of becoming the ‘best’ in this very rewarding field!

About Valentina Chistova

Valentina Chistova is a world-renowned aesthetician and beauty expert whose experience encompasses all facets of skin care and body treatments. Internationally trained, educated and certified, Valentina has devoted more than twenty years to her profession.

Valentina is a member of the National Cosmetology Association and a CIDESCO candidate (Comite International Desthetique et de Cosmetologie Desthetique), which is the highest degree of beauty therapy certification available in the United States and worldwide. Most recently, Valentina completed a rigorous training program with the Spanish organization Wontersaf, one of the world’s leading centers for trichology, capillary diagnostics and scalp and hair treatment to combat hair loss and other hair dysfunctions. Valentina also holds a Registered Nursing Degree from Kharkov State University and Cosmetology degrees from the Kharkov Medical Institute in the Ukraine and the Capri Institute of Cosmetology in New Jersey.

Valentina is the owner and director of skin care for Aquamedica Salon and Day Spa in Long Branch NJ.

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7 Responses to “Getting Your International License In Cosmetology”
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