Repêchage, a leading professional skincare company, will host the 17th Annual International Congress for Salon & Spa professionals on May 18 at the Affinia Hotel (New York City). An additional hands-on workshop will take place at the Lydia Sarfati Post Graduate Skin Care Academy (Secaucus, NJ) the following day. The hands-on workshop will offer in-depth education about rosacea causes and treatment. This two-day event is expected to bring in top salon and spa professionals to learn from industry experts, including Lydia Sarfati, founder and CEO of Repêchage; Charles Yarish, Ph.D., professor at the department of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Connecticut; Karl Richter, a partner of medical technology company Bio-Gate AG; and Patrick Fratellone, M.D., founder of the Fratellone Medical Associates (New York City). The Congress will include new product launches, demonstrations, an awards presentation, gifts, and complimentary entry in a raffle giveaway. Spa and salon professionals can register by calling 1-800-248-SKIN (7546).