Kelly Mack, Owner & esthetician
Kelly Mack, owner and head esthetician at Absolute Precision, attended Aveda Institute Chicago to study Esthiology and is licensed in the State of Illinois as an Esthetician. She has continued her education with classes at the International Dermal Institute and product knowledge classes with Eminence, Dermalogica, Dermaquest, PCA, and M’lis. She is a member of AAEE (American Association of Esthetics Education) and NCEA (National Coalition of Estheticians).
Kate Allan, esthetician
Kate Allan is a licensed esthetician in the State of Illinois. She attended the Aveda Institute Chicago and continues to expand her skin care knowledge by taking post graduate classes at the International Dermal Institute. Kate is certified with Dermalogica, Eminence, and PCA and is proficient in body waxing. She hails from Vancouver, British Columbia and has brought that Canadian charm and work ethic with her to Chicago.
Brad Stroden, esthetician
Obsessed with skin since developing cystic acne at age 11, Brad Stroden began his esthetics career at The Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 1994. He quickly became a skin care trainer, and then the Skin and Spa Educator for Aveda, where he provided skin and body care education and spa consulting to salons in IL and WI. In 2000, he was tasked with creating the esthetics curriculum for The Aveda Institute Chicago, and spent 8 years there as Team Leader. In 2009, Brad became a freelance educator for Aveda, which he has done since. Brad has also worked for a dermatology practice in Northbrook, IL since 1995, and has participated in medical skin care research and product and treatment development. He has also written for skin care publications and consults with skin care companies on product innovation and treatment design.
Piper Gorsuch, esthetician
Piper Gorsuch is a licensed esthetician in the State of Illinois. She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Pivot Point Academy, where she received the Rising Star Award. Piper’s own personal struggle with rosacea, vitiligo and all around sensitive skin led her to pursue an education in skin care. Her approach to skin care is focused on getting results; meeting individual skin care needs through customized treatments, client education and relaxation. Piper is passionate about quick, painless waxing and the art of brow shaping.
Jessica is a graduate of Pivot Point Academy and Loyola University Chicago and is a licensed esthetician in the State of Illinois.
She has been in the industry for 14 years and has been trained in skincare lines such as ReVive, Darphin, Sisley, La Prairie, La Mer, Fresh, Natura Bisse, Dermalogica and Eminence.
Through each treatment, she strives to give each client the results they are seeking in a relaxed and positive environment.
Her approach is holistic and every client receives a customized facial based on his or her skincare needs, while learning how to maintain healthy skin. She has continued her education at the International Dermal Institute as well as with Eminence and Dermalogica.
Jessica is certified in the following skin resurfacing treatments: HydraFacial and Microdermabrasion.
A 2004 graduate of the Aveda Institute Chicago, Carly is licensed by the State of Illinois as an esthetician & esthetics educator. Her 15 year background in esthetics includes corporate training positions with Aveda/Estee Lauder, Murad as well as her current role teaching at Mario Tricoci’s University of Beauty Culture.
Carly’s passion for skincare & wellness has lead to trainings with some of the industry’s experts. She is certified by Dr. Howard Murad as an Inclusive Health Practitioner; licensed nationally as a Medical Assistant & is currently enrolled at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to become a Wellness Coach.
Carly’s product & modality trainings include Aveda, Bioelements, Circadia, Dermalinfusion, Dermalogica, Eminence, HydraFacial, Image, iS Clinical, Murad, Repechage, Skinceuticals, YG Labs, diamond tip microderm, LED, microcurrent & ultrasound. She looks forward to helping her clients look & feel their absolute best.