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Welcome to Christine Valmy

75 years ago in Romania, Ms. Christine Valmy began creating natural skin care products with ingredients from her garden. She moved to the U.S. in 1961 and pioneered the country's esthetics profession, opening its first school shortly after. For decades, Ms. Valmy worked with her daughter, Marina, to advance the beauty industry through education and innovation in product formulas and treatment techniques. Today, Marina Valmy leads the organization, staying on the cutting edge of new trends and technologies while remaining forever true to her mother's original vision of all-natural, effective skin care.

Beauty Education

Established in 1965 as the first of its kind in the United States, Christine Valmy International School offers world-renowned education across a range of exciting and engaging beauty disciplines. Every course delivers a top-quality learning experience that passes on our industry-leading expertise to our students.

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Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup

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Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology

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Skin Care Products

We create cruelty-free products for personal and professional care. Our original formulas – invented and produced in our own laboratory and factory – are founded on our deep knowledge of how the skin functions. Using nature’s best ingredients, we combine ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic traditions and modern scientific techniques to produce products that improve the skin’s appearance and support healthy skin function to deliver long-term results.

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75 Years of Leadership in Skin Care

Excellence and expertise: These values are in our DNA, ever since our founder, Christine Valmy, pioneered the skin care profession in the United States. Designated the “First Lady of Esthetics,” Ms. Valmy worked tirelessly throughout her prestigious career to shape the field by establishing first-rate industry standards.

With Ms. Valmy’s daughter, Marina Valmy, now at the helm, the Christine Valmy organization continues to push the industry forward with innovative new formulas and techniques, as well as cutting edge education for the next generation of beauty professionals. It remains, as it has always been, the company’s mission to deliver the highest quality experience across the spectrum of skin care education, treatment, and product.

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Spa & Salon Services

We offer a broad menu of spa and salon treatments in our school locations. Clients benefit from the industry-leading Valmy methods, meticulously taught and practiced with care. Because services are delivered by seasoned students while supervised by instructors, our prices are significantly less than what you'll find at a spa or salon.

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Educated Insights

As part of our educational philosophy, we provide thought leadership on a range of topics relevant to industry professionals and anyone who loves beauty. Find trends, industry news, tutorials, and tips for spa treatments and at-home care at our custom content destination.

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Taking Care of Your Winter Skin

The brisk winter months are upon us, and we have the inside scoop on winter skin! Let’s start with the basics. It can cause your skin to be dehydrated, itchy, and even flaky! The cold outdoor temperatures and dry indoor heat can quickly deplete moisture, as well as aggravate pre-existing skin conditions like eczema and […]

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Let’s Talk About Aging

Sigh. Aging. It’s a completely natural and expected part of life…until it happens to you. It seemed incomprehensible when you were bouncing energetically through your younger years with effortlessly supple skin, gliding on new makeup trends and snapping photos without a second thought about the lighting. But after a while, unbeknownst to you, the amount […]

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The Christine Valmy Approach to Natural Skin Care
The CV Approach to Natural Skin Care

Hear what makes our cruelty-free, all-natural skin care products unique and effective – from more than 75 years of expertise in the science of esthetics to a mantra passed down generations.    To learn more about the philosophy behind our all-natural formulas, visit our About Products page. To browse Christine Valmy natural skin care products, […]

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Why You Should Be Using a Moisturizer with Blue Light Protection

Most of us are aware of the importance of using products to protect your skin from harmful environmental elements like pollution, smoke, and UV rays. But these days, you also need to protect your skin against something you likely encounter for multiple hours every day: blue light. We’ll explain what this is, what it does, […]

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How to Get the X-Factor from Lotion X!

Watch our step-by-step video tutorial to get the X-Factor from our best-selling Lotion X: Blackhead Melting Lotion, at home! Discover how to incorporate this one-of-a-kind, esthetician-beloved product into your weekly skin care routine and receive optimal results. Work toward a more radiant complexion by following the steps to help remove dirt, oil, and dead cells […]

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Statement on Actions Against Inequality

Please follow this link to read a letter from Christine Valmy President, Marina Valmy, on the actions we are taking as an organization to do more in the fight for equality.
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Coronavirus Updates

We understand there are questions and concerns in regard to Coronavirus (COVID-19), and we will keep you apprised of the situation’s impact on our locations, as well as our efforts to keep you safe. Please refer to this page for updates.

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Coronavirus Informaciones

Entendemos que hay preguntas y preocupaciones con respecto al Coronavirus (COVID-19), y sabemos lo importante que es mantenerlo informado sobre el impacto de la situación en nuestras instalaciones, así como nuestros esfuerzos para mantenerlos seguros. Por favor, consulte esta página para más detalles.

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