"Industry Legend" given to her by
Dermascope Magazine &
"Esthetician of the Year" given by Les
Nouvelles Esthetique Magazine.
Carole L.Walderman - C.I.D.E.S.C.O. Diplomat and International lecturer has been recognized as one of the leading educators of Esthetics with over thirty years of contributions to our industry. She is deserving of the titles "Industry Legend," given to her by Dermascope Magazine and "Esthetician of the Year" given by Les Nouvelles Esthetique Magazine. Her expertise in skin care, as an educator, lecturer, consultant, and her leadership qualities has brought her induction into the hall of renown by the National Cosmetology Association and the Mayor's Award for outstanding achievement in education.
She is truly a pioneer in the Esthetic industry. She founded the first Esthetic school in the United States with approved courses developed for the purpose of graduates obtaining state licenses. Von Lee International School of Aesthetics opened in 1978 with Ms. Walderman as its president. Von Lee's reputation is historic in the world of Aesthetics.
In the early 70's, Ms. Walderman organized the first in-store sales promotion agency on the East Coast. She serviced department stores throughout the East Coast with eighty-three privately trained staff members. These department stores represented the major cosmetic manufactures such as: Estee Lauder, Revlon, Max Factor, Frances Denny, Charles of the Ritz, Helena Rubinstein, Lancome, Clinique, Chanel, Elizabeth Arden, Nina Ricci, etc.
She served as National Director of Esthetics Education for Matrix Essentials, Inc. for three years and presently owns and operates her own International skin care and spa consulting business. As a contributing editor to various trade magazines in the Esthetics industry and consumer publications, she continues to educate and build public awareness.
Associations / Memberships
National Cosmetology Association, Chairman of Esthetics American, 1984 to 1987; Established a steering committee made up of industry peers for the purpose of developing an organization for licensed cosmetologists and estheticians. Developed a membership drive and entrance exam. Worked legislatively to change laws for separate licenses for esthetics in 28 states. Wrote and organized technical esthetics programs for the Association's bi-annual trade shows. Worked as an International examiner for C.I.D.E.S.C.O. International for the purpose of upgrading teaching standards. Consultant for schools wishing to add esthetics to their cosmetology courses. Consultant to salons wishing to expand their business to include skin care and make up. Served as a U.S. Representative for International Congresses. International lecturer and instructor.