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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 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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New York School

Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup

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New Jersey School

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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The CV Approach to Natural Skin Care

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How to Give Yourself an At-Home Facial

It’s always important to carve out some “me time,” no matter how crazy life gets. To help you reduce stress, and practice self-care at home, we’ve broken down the steps […]

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