The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica Opens a Dermalogica Learning Loft

Dermalogica Learning Loft

The International Dermal Institute (IDI) and Dermalogica, a leading professional skincare brand around the world, recently opened a Dermalogica Learning Loft in Minneapolis, MN. The education facility offers continuing education for skincare professionals, including spa and salon business owners and post-graduate students to enhance their skills as professional skin therapists.

Set in Minneapolis’s historic warehouse district, the 1,600-square-foot space features an open concept floor plan that accommodates approximately 3,500 students per year. The learning facility showcases a multi-use classroom that utilizes the most current technology, offering open-access student WiFi, downloadable student workbooks, and twin interactive touchscreen whiteboards and smart projectors, allowing students to receive emailed copies of board notes. There is also a new interactive store area with a dedicated SkinBar that offers product sampling and demonstration, allowing Dermalogica accounts to participate in retail-building training in a live, real-time environment.

The Learning Loft offers all Dermalogica and IDI curriculum, as well as hosts undergraduate students, while offering several new technological, operational, and educational additions. The new space also serves as a venue for a variety of events, including the brand’s acclaimed guest speaker events, where experts from IDI and the skincare industry share their insights and professional expertise. Class offerings range from hands-on treatment training to ingredient technology and business-building tips, with special monthly classes for undergraduate students.

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