Dr. Mark Lees
Dr. Mark Lees is one of the country’s most noted skin care specialists, an award-winning speaker and product developer, and has been actively practicing clinical skin care for over 20 years at his multi-award winning CIDESCO accredited Florida salon, which has won multiple awards for “Best Facial”, “Best Massage”, and “Best Pampering Place” by the readers of the Pensacola News-Journal.
His professional awards are numerous and include American Salon Magazine Esthetician of the Year, the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Crystal Award, the Dermascope Legends Award, the Rocco Bellino Award for outstanding education from the Chicago Cosmetology Association, and Best Educational Skin Care Classroom from the Long Beach International Beauty Expo. Dr. Lees has also been inducted into the National Cosmetology Association’s Hall of Renown.
Dr. Lees has been interviewed and quoted by NBC News, The Associated Press, The Discovery Channel, Glamour, Self, Teen, Shape Magazine, and many other publications. Dr. Lees is co-founder of the Institute of Advanced Clinical Esthetics in Seattle.
Dr. Lees is former Chairman of EstheticsAmerica, the esthetics education division of the National Cosmetology Association, and has served as a CIDESCO International Examiner. He has also served on the national Board of Directors of the NCA,
Dr. Lees is former Chairman of the Board of the Esthetics Manufacturers and Distributors Alliance, and is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and is author of the popular book, Skin Care: Beyond the Basics, now in its 4th edition, and the recently released consumer book, The Skin Care Answer Book. He has also been a contributing author for many other general cosmetology and medical texts.
He holds a Ph.D. in Health Sciences, a Master of Science in Health, and a CIDESCO International Diploma. He is licensed to practice in both Florida and Washington State. His line of products for problem, sensitive, and sun-damaged skin is available at finer salons and clinics throughout the United States.
An extremely popular and award-winning speaker, Dr. Lees is constantly in demand for his classes at professional beauty and medical conventions, as well as consumers and women’s groups, and major universities including UCLA, Purdue and Columbia Universities. He has also made appearances in both Australia and Europe.