Estheticians, Cosmetologists, Nail Technicians, Teachers
Classes, Workshops, Home Study, Private Instruction
We are approved sponsors for continuing education in the State of Illinois.
We offer a wide range of quality education, at reasonable prices, which includes Classes, Workshops and Home Study, as well as Private Instruction.
Developed in a background of 60 years of experience in every aspect of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Teaching.
2022 Class Schedule
Continuing Educations, Inc. is an approved sponsor of Continuing Education in the state of Illinois (License #190-000203). All of our home study courses have been approved for license renewal within the Illinois licensing law. The following guidelines will assist you in meeting the state requirements. The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation allows only 50% of your continuing education hour requirements to be credited through home study programs. The balance must be obtained through personally attended classroom instruction. We invite and encourage you to take as many courses as you wish for education purposes…but if you are applying the C.E. credits towards your license renewal please note the information below. Our home study courses are prepared as a classroom alternative and every attention is given to ensure quality education. You may take any and all of the courses offered, however, if the courses you choose are intended to be used as a C.E. credit toward particular license renewal, the Department of Professional Regulation has specific guidelines as to which courses qualify for continuing education credit in each profession. When choosing your courses, be aware that the state does not recognize duplication of courses.
Learn More About Our Educational Director
Gina Marie McGuire is a licensed esthetician, president of GINAMARIE Products and Continuing Educations, Inc. She has over 30 years experience in the skincare industry and has been educating professionals and the consumer for the majority of her career. Gina Marie’s philosophy on caring for skin has always been from the science point of view versus the marketing side of skincare. Her approach in understanding and caring for skin is from a holistic perspective. She feels strongly that when treating skin from the health standpoint, the results are amazing. Gina Marie brings a wealth of information to the classroom as she has extensive experience in retail, manufacturing, wholesaling, public speaking, educating, marketing, and skin therapy treatments. She is considered a leading expert in the skincare field and has a strong desire to share her wealth of knowledge in the advancement of the beauty industry. As a result of her leadership, Gina Marie was nominated for the 2019 Aestheticians’ Choice Award for Brand Educator and has been featured several times in professional skin magazines. Furthermore, Gina Marie has been asked on multiple occasions to share her insight at local and national conferences for professionals in the industry and consumers alike.
Gina Marie owns and operates Continuing Educations, GINAMARIE Skin Center, and the corporate headquarters in Mokena, IL. Her company is an approved sponsor for license renewal in the state of Illinois. She offers a variety of classes and workshops for advanced training purposes as well as 38 home study courses are available for continuing education. The skin center provides holistic spa services to improve the health of skin while giving the client everything they need to feel confident and beautiful. In 2016 the GM Girl’s Internship Program was launched. This innovative platform utilizing social media is designed for high school, college girls and young women in the workforce. The GM Girls share their expertise on skincare, cosmetics, and beauty through the GINAMARIE website’s beauty blog for the sole purpose of inspiring what true beauty really means. In addition to the GM Girls’ Internship Program, the Glam Camp was developed for younger girls to inspire adolescent minds on what it means to be strong, beautiful, confident young women. Gina Marie has made it her mission to educate, to inspire and to ultimately make a difference.