Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP) is the nation’s largest association for skin care professionals, helping members build successful careers. For estheticians at every stage of the journey who are passionate about skin care, ASCP is your essential partner. ASCP empowers you to reach your highest potential by providing innovative business solutions, unmatched quality education, vital professional liability insurance, and a dedicated team who cares about our members’ success and is always willing to go the extra mile for our members.

ASCP’s 20,000+ members include estheticians, skin care students, and skin care educators across the United States, and it is the only organization providing estheticians with industry-specific benefits in addition to comprehensive liability insurance coverage.

Since our launch in 2007, the ASCP mission has been to support, challenge, and educate today’s skin care professionals as they help clients lead healthier, more confident lives.


Brown Skin Estie (BSE) is a national directory of licensed Black and Brown estheticians, organized by various cities across the U.S. BSE is focused on servicing the diverse skincare needs of consumers of color by connecting them with licensed estheticians who specialize in treating melanin-rich skin.


Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie – The world’s major international beauty therapy association. Founded in 1946 in Brussels with our Head Office in Zurich, Switzerland, Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie – CIDESCO is the World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy. Our membership is open to the leading schools, colleges and beauty centres of the world and students looking to achieve a superior level of training and the CIDESCO Diploma qualification which is recognized worldwide.

The Esthetician Connection, or ‘The EC’ as it is known worldwide, is your comprehensive Esthetics and Wellness Professional Community. We are dedicated to connecting licensed skincare professionals to forward moving, prominent, and well researched esthetic brands and, in turn, connecting those brands and professionals to potential clients for their businesses.

Legit beauty reviews with a pump of wit + sarcasm. The goal of Lipgloss + Aftershave is to keep their community updated on the latest technology, newest devices, best ingredients, trending treatments, freshest colors, and hottest techniques! Barry + Jenni love all things skin, beauty, body and make up!  They love learning about the vast beauty industry and then telling you all about it, in fun and engaging stories!

This event gives practicing estheticians an online platform to compete with their actual client results. They submit an 8-week case study online with video diaries and before and after pictures. Finalists are invited to the year-end show where they are interviewed and scored individually by a panel of industry expert judges. 

Our mantra is Connect the Community, which is why membership in our associations has no charge for those actively practicing the pursuit of Wellness. Nationally and Internationally, all are welcome to join.