Elena Nelson is an entrepreneur and has been involved in the medical skin care and makeup industry for over 17 years. She also has a background in Information Technology, business, and art. She is an internationally certified CIDESCO Diplomat and has been an industry educator for over a decade, educating in the medical esthetics capacity with the SPSSCS. She continues her involvement and educating with the SPSSCS at annual meetings. Her expert advice on medical skin care has appeared on Projectbeauty.com and Smartbeautyguide.com. She has written articles on medical skin care and cosmetics that have been published throughout the nation and industry in "Specialty Skin Care", a newsletter publication that is distributed to board certified plastic surgeons. She served an 8-year term on the board of directors for the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialist's (SPSSCS), and is the current Immediate past president. She is passionate about what the organization stands for and every year she dedicates time to continuing educational activities both in medical skin care and the art of makeup. She continues her volunteerism with The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors as part of the Image Enhancement Program. Her passion has helped thousands of women look and feel better about themselves and their appearance.

A Washington state Licensed Master Esthetician, Licensed Master Educator, and Certified Eyelash Extension Trainer. She entered professional skin care in 2000.  She has been in the field of plastic surgical skin care and performed services since 2002. As a board member and past president of the SPSSCS, she dedicates herself to offering the finest in plastic surgical skin care and training in the medical esthetics field. As an industry leader and educator she is willing to share with anyone dedicated to advanced training in skin care or makeup artistry. 


Upcoming Training

Become a Certified in Classic Eyelash Extension Application

Elena & Alicia are Licensed Master Educators and Certified Trainers in the Art of Extensions in the Tri-Cities and Yakima area.  

                                                                   Classic Eyelash Extension Training​​
Learn from the BEST!

​IACE have years of experience providing Eyelash Extensions and have a passion for educating future Eyelash Extension Specialist's! They have built a great curriculum to give you the knowledge and confidence to apply beautiful lash extensions. You will have hands one education  by two Certified and Licensed Master Educators that also work in the field of beauty.

This program is designed to provide the fundamental and comprehensive eyelash extension training on how to correctly apply eyelash extensions. We will cover correct products and techniques that you will be using on your clients. This is a full day of comprehensive and cutting edge training, as well as a hands on class and you will be working with other students.  You will also receive business development training, so that you have the tools you need to be successful. We focus on maintaining the health, safety, and satisfaction for your clients.  You will receive certification when all class requirements are met. This training and certification is specifically only provided for the licensed Cosmetologist, Esthetician, or near graduating Cosmetology student. We utilize high quality products that will give the lash extension specialist the best options that are available in the industry. You also receive a beautiful kit to get you started.

One day Training and Certification from 9-3:30 p.m.

Light breakfast and lunch provided.

2018 Class Schedule





Advanced Training & Consulting


Elena Nelson, C-rma/rst, Licensed Master Esthetician/Educator

​​​Cascade Esthetics​ & The Make-Up Boutique llc