Instructors

Ashley Durbano

Ashley is the National Educational Director for Continental Cosmetics. With over 17 years of industry experience and a diploma in medical aesthetics and makeup artistry, Ashley is continuously looking to learn and expand on her knowledge of the beauty industry. Ashley has spent many years working in spa’s as a manager, trainer and even owned her own spa. With her charismatic personally and passion for her work, Ashley has also taught in a private aesthetic college. She has been with Continental Cosmetics for 3 years and loves to share her knowledge and connect with people.

“Everyone has a story..”
– Ashley Durbano

Alexandra Ayotte

Alexandra made her debut at Continental Cosmetics in 2017. Passionate, curious and attentive to details, you will meet Alexandra as a French-speaking trainer and account manager for Eastern Canada. After 17 years of discovering the multiple facets of aesthetics and customer service, her interest grew not only to offer more rewarding training, but also to share her knowledge and ideas in order to help her clients to develop and achieve their goals. Your well-being and confidence in the products you carry will always be her priority.

Sherry

Sherry joined Continental Cosmetics in 1999 and in her role as National Training Director for Thalgo, is responsible for conducting on-going educational training seminars for Estheticians across Canada. With over 20 years of experience in the esthetics industry, Sherry is continuously expanding her knowledge with extensive training from Thalgo laboratories in the South of France. Thalgo’s holistic approach and extensive ranges of products, which include face, body, sun and nutritional products, are in keeping with Sherry’s Passionate belief in achieving true and lasting beauty through proper skin care and nutrition.

Jana

Jana is the Sales Representative & Trainer for the British Columbia region. She is an European trained aesthetician and holds a bachelors degree in education. Prior to joining the Continental Cosmetics team in 2003, Jana operated her own aesthetic business for over a decade in Alberta and the later in British Columbia. For many of those years she personally used both the Thalgo and Gehwol product lines in her salons. She is able to pass on her skills and in depth knowledge (both practical and theoretical) of these product lines to her customers. Jana knows and understands the aspects and needs of an aesthetics salon owner and she takes great pride in the success of her customers as one of her greatest accomplishments.

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