Exploring Skin Care Ingredients: Botanicals and Beyond Panel
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Aliesh Pierce, LE is the founder of AskAliesh Skin Care. She is also the author of Treating Diverse Pigmentation, a textbook for estheticians. She began her career in the beauty industry as a makeup artist living between Milan and Zurich. Moving back to the states, she immediately attracted celebrity clients and became the personal makeup artist of Queen Latifah, India. Arie, Ming Na Wen, and even the Obama family. However, when she wanted to get to the core of her clients’ concerns, she turned to skin care and has been a licensed esthetician for almost 20 years.
As an educator, Aliesh trains estheticians to develop a multi-ethnic approach to skin care through her online portal, AskAliesh Learning. Her aesthetics career also includes holding positions as the Director of Education for DMK Clinical Skin Revision and Veria Ayurvedic Skincare, the Marketing Manager for R&E Cosmetics Labs, and the Product Training Specialist for Vitality Institute (VIPeel). She also had a hand in formulating products for Daily Concepts and the new Viola Rouge cosmetics line.
Having honed her skills as a keynote speaker at esthetics trade shows and conferences all over the country, Aliesh now shares her philosophy of diversity and equity with corporations. To date she has shared her message with DermStore in California, Jafra Cosmetics in Italy and Switzerland, an international investment group in Guangzhou China, and on the TEDx stage at Los Angeles City College.
Aliesh currently divides her time working as an independent consultant for emerging brands and offering transformative skincare services at her skin treatment studio in Philadelphia, PA.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM