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Explore our school and skin care product announcements, as well as editorial about Christine Valmy and our alumni!

CV Alum & Non-Profit Founder, Stephanie Debes, Named One of Staten Island’s ‘20 Under 40’

4/11/24 = Stephanie Debes, a distinguished CV alum, is not just revolutionizing the beauty industry with her remarkable contributions but also gaining well-deserved recognition for her work. Stephanie was recently […]

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CV Alum, Sofie Pavitt, Skincare Brand and Studio Owner, Takes the Beauty World by Storm

3/28/2024— Christine Valmy is thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of CV esthetics alum Sofie Pavitt – a beacon of success in the beauty world! From the inception of her skincare […]

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CV Alum, Raquel Medina-Cleghorn, Lead Esthetician and Spa Owner, Featured in Tribeca Citizen Article

12/4/2023 – Congratulations to CV esthetics grad Raquel Medina-Cleghorn for being featured in a Tribeca Citizen article! Raquel is an esthetician with impressive certifications in skincare, which have helped her […]

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CV Alum, Desiree Delia’s Spa, The Skin Lab, Named the Ultimate Facial Destination in NYC by Forbes

11/7/2023 – Congratulations to CV Esthetics grad, professional make-up, and facial artist Desiree Delia for being featured in a Forbes magazine article! Desiree is the lead esthetician at The Skin […]

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CV Alum, Michele Convissar, Opens Luxury Spa with Celeb Clientele

6/26/23 — CV alum, Michele Convissar, is a passionate esthetician who took her love for skincare to new heights. After completing her esthetics training at Christine Valmy, Convissar opened her […]

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CV Alum, Tenisha Rae, Celebrates Two Years of Wellness and Rejuvenation at Sachi Nails

5/8/2023 – A huge congratulations to CV alum, Tenisha Rae, for celebrating two years of owning and operating Sachi Nails in Yonkers! With over 300 glowing reviews and 4.8 stars, it […]

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CV Alum, Ellen Lange, Explains Her Dedication to a Single-Product Vision

5/7/2023 – She comes from a line of plastic surgeons, so it was only fate that she entered the beauty industry too! After attending CV, Ellen opened up her own medical […]

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CV Alumni, Serena Licastro, Accomplishes Long-Time Dream of Opening a Luxury Spa

 4/7/23 – A huge congratulations to esthetics grad, Serena Licastro, on accomplishing her dream of opening her own spa studio, Serene Maria, in Staten Island! Upon graduating from CV, Serena’s […]

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CV Announces Expanded Leadership Team

Recent Hires Heading Finance, Manufacturing, and Human Resources Position the Organization for Growth Pine Brook, NJ – 1/17/2023 – Christine Valmy Inc. (“CV”), creator of clean skin care products for […]

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CV Alumni, Jacklin Price, Featured in the NJ Digest

 1/6/23 – Congratulations to Christine Valmy graduate and Skincare Specialist at DRIP MedSpa, Jacklin Price, for being featured in the NJ Digest! A local journalist was inspired to take better […]

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CV Alumni, Karen, Opens The Alchemie Studio!

 11/8/22 – Congratulations to Esthetics Alum, Karen Aidala, for opening The Alchemie Studio! While her career path began in the medical industry she soon realized she wanted to pursue her […]

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CV Announces New School Leadership Team

Promotion of Spa Industry Expert, Vanessa Maia, and New Hire of Education Industry Veteran, Habiba Chaudhry, Engenders New Chapter for Prominent Beauty Institution NEW YORK, NY/Pine Brook, NJ – 8/1/2022 […]

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CV Launches Spa Management & Ownership Course

NEW YORK, NY – 7/25/2022 – Christine Valmy, a leader in the field of beauty since establishing the esthetics profession in the United States and owner of renowned educational institutions, including […]

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CV Alum & Owner of Hudson Beauty Bar, Esther Yim, Thrives in Her Passion for Permanent Makeup

7/13/2022 – Hudson Beauty Bar, founded by Esther Yim, a CV Esthetics grad, is bulking up their portfolio to provide clients a variety of in-demand services! Their newest offering is the […]

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CV Alum, Alcieli Director, Opens Wild Bird Beauty in Longmont!

5/17/2022 –Congratulations to Esthetics Alum, Alcieli Director, for the grand opening of her new Longmont boutique, Wild Bird Beauty, and for being featured in the Longmont Ledger! She was 20 […]

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CV Alum, Svetlana, Creates Signature Lash Lift Technique!
CV Alum, Svetlana, Creates Signature Lash Lift Technique!

3/8/2022 – Congratulations to Esthetics Alum, Svetlana Danilina, for creating her own lash lift technique – Lashlift Pro! According to a recent press release published on numerous media properties, her journey in the […]

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CV Alum, Kristen, in her esthetics practice and giving a client a facial treatment. Photo Credits: Staten Island Advance and Matthew Mullin
CV Alum, Kristen, Opens Island Esthetics in Staten Island!

8/23/2021 – Sending our sincerest congratulations to CV alum, Kristen Mullin, for starting her own esthetics practice, Island Esthetics, in Staten Island! We’d also like to congratulate her for being […]

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Valeen Mild Astringent Named Best Toner for Breakout Skin

4/27/2021 –Christine Valmy’s natural and cruelty-free Valeen Mild Astringent is listed as one of the best facial toners for your skin by Beautyfll! Valeen completes the cleansing process by helping to remove any residue left […]

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Marina Valmy Speaks About DIY Facial Masks That Heal Sun Damaged Skin

Marina Valmy, daughter of Christine Valmy and current organizational leader, speaks to interviewers from CBS2NY about how to create DIY skin care masks from fruits and vegetables that most people […]

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Christine Valmy International School in NYC shows off their new assistant director!
Announcing Vanessa Maia as Assistant Director of Our NYC School

NEW YORK, NY – 8/24/2020 – Christine Valmy, operator of the largest esthetics school in the United States, today announced the hire of Vanessa Maia as Assistant Director of its […]

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CV Delivers Largest Hand Sanitizer Donation Yet to Mount Sinai Hospital

NEW YORK, NY – 5/21/2020 – Christine Valmy, creator of natural skin care products for consumers and professionals and operator of educational institutions in the field of beauty, today announced […]

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CV Expands Professional Product Suite with Two Innovative New Offerings

NEW YORK, NY – 3/2/2020 – Christine Valmy, creator of renowned natural skin care products for consumers and professionals and operator of esteemed educational institutions in the field of beauty, […]

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CV Launches a New Online Experience

NEW YORK, NY– 11/21/2019 – Christine Valmy, creator of natural skin care products for consumers and professionals, and operator of educational institutions in the beauty field, has announced the launch […]

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Gabrielle in her spa, Glow by Gabrielle
CV Alum, Gabrielle, Celebrated for Successful Spa Opening!

4/7/2021 – Sending our congratulations to CV Alum, Gabrielle! Her spa, Glow by Gabrielle, is being featured for its offering of skin care treatments and praised for the effort and […]

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CV Alum recognized in Thrive Global's celebratory International Women's Day article
Tayelor Kennedy Featured in Thrive Global’s Celebration of Women’s Achievements

3/5/2021 – For International Women’s Day 2021, Thrive Global recognized powerful women working on unique and innovative ventures and breaking glass ceilings. We’re thrilled to share that Christine Valmy alum, […]

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Samantha Mims Interviewed for Vogue

10/8/2020 – Very exciting to see CV alum, Samantha Mims, interviewed for Vogue! She dives into how she adapted her business and relationships with clients throughout the pandemic, including offering […]

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June’s Unisex Hairstyling & Skin Care Clinic Celebrates 60 Years of Business

11/23/2019 – Christine Valmy Alum, June Corina, reached a major milestone in her career – she has been operating her salon uninterrupted for 60 years! June goes through the challenges […]

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The Lash Lady Opens with Style

10/17/2019 – Nicole, Christine Valmy alum, celebrated the official grand opening of her new salon, The Lash Lady, in Caldwell, NJ! We’re so proud of her for fulfilling her dream, […]

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