Meet the Faculty

About the Instructor

Judy Garcia is a freelance esthetics educator with over 30 years experience in professional skin care.  She owns Yvonne Elizabeth Center for Skin Renewal, a private practice skin care studio in Edina where she specializes in chemical peels, Microdermabrasion, anti-aging and acne.
For several years Judy traveled as the international aesthetics educator for a well known California based skin Care Company. Her travels took her to Canada, Hong Kong, France, Malaysia, Korea, and Alaska and throughout the United States.  Judy has the privilege of working under the expert guidance of James E. Fulton M.D., PhD co-developer or Retin-A® where she learned to treat acne and other problem skin conditions. Judy is a licensed Aesthetician, an AIE Certified Clinical Aesthetician and CIDESCO Diplomate.


CIDESCO - Zurich, Switzerland

The CIDESCO Diploma is the world's most prestigious qualification in the field of Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy.



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