Dermalogica launches new grant program to empower the next generation of industry professionals

The grant program is now accepting applications and supports the education, mentoring, and professional training of nonprofit training therapists in the United States.

LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Dermalogica, known for its professional skin care and treatment expertise trusted by licensed skin therapists worldwide, announced a new grant program for non-profit organizations that help provide better access to professional training in United States. Dermalogica believes that when people have a skill set in their hands, they can be in control of their future. This knowledge drove Dermalogica’s founder, Jane Wurwand, to make the brand the leader in post-graduate skincare education, and motivates Dermalogica’s support of vocational skills training in underserved communities around the world. whole world.

Accepting applications starting today, this new grant program will support nonprofit organizations aligned with Dermalogica’s goal of empowering future beauty professionals through education, mentorship, and professional training. . Organizations that support hair, makeup, skin and nail professionals are encouraged to apply.

“We want to give people control over their careers and their future,” says Aurelian Lis, Global CEO of Dermalogica. Lis added, “Hand-based skills create careers, and skin health provided by human touch will never be trivialized.”

Founder of Dermalogica Jane Wurwand learned the importance of having a skill set when, as a little girl, her mother suddenly became a widow and relied on her nursing background to support her household. This lesson propelled Jane’s entire career trajectory, and she trained in what was then called “beauty therapy”, enabling her to find work all over the world and ultimately create the International Skin Institute and Dermalogica. By developing professional skills at the local level and beyond, Dermalogica aims to help more people take control of their future and influence global change.


This grant will support organizations that:

  • Are a 501c3 non-profit organization
  • Have a mission in line with Dermalogica’s goal of supporting skill formation in the professional skincare/cosmetology industry
  • are based in the UNITED STATES

The first round of applications is open from September 8, 2022and submissions close on November 1, 2022. For more information on the new grant program and the submission process, please visit Selected candidates will be contacted by November 2022.

About Dermalogica

Dermalogica is a clinical skincare brand used by skincare professionals worldwide. In 1983, founder Jane Wurwand identified a gap in professional skin care education and created the International Skin Institute to prepare skin therapists for success. Wurwand launched Dermalogica in 1986, bucking industry trends toward clean formulas, a minimalist look, and a commitment to skin health, not beauty.

Dermalogica now trains 100,000 skin therapists a year in cutting-edge technologies and services. The products are formulated for the treatment room, used daily in the hands of board-certified dermatologists and by 20 million people for professional results at home. With its global headquarters in Los Angeles, CADermalogica is manufactured in the UNITED STATES with products sold in over 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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