12+  years

  • Salons and Medical Spas

    • Manager

    • Esthetician

  • Dermatology

    • Esthetician​

    • Spa Consultant

  • Facial Plastic Surgery Offices

    • Patient Coordinator​

    • Surgical Assistant

    • Esthetician/Microneedling

    • Certified Aesthetic Consultant

  • School of Esthetics

    • Esthetics Program Recruiter

    • Educational Director



  • Electro-Lymphatic Therapy

  • Anti-Aging and Rejuvenation

  • Acne Clearing and Healing Skin

  • Effective Products and Modalities

  • Microcurrent Non-surgical Facelift

  • Rezenerate Nano-technology

  • LED Light Therapy


  • Certified Electro-Lymphatic Therapist

  • Certified Medical Assistant

  •  Licensed Esthetician

  • Certified in Microblading

  • Certified in Microneedling

  •  Certified Aesthetic Consultant

  •  Airbrush Makeup Artist

Meet Sara Alvarado

Your Licensed and Experienced Esthetician

My career in the beauty industry began as a Makeup Artist in Chicago for many models and future brides-to-be.  Time and time again, I saw beautiful women with skin conditions ranging from mild to severe acne, pre-mature aging, sagging skin and facial muscles, hyperpigmentation, discoloration, lifeless, dull or dry skin.  I saw it all.  As a makeup artist, all I could do was cover up the skin conditions and imperfections.  Becoming an Esthetician allowed me to address these skin conditions and help people find their skin's happy place.

I excelled in school, and soon after, I became a Certified Medical Assistant and later a Microblading Artist and Certified Lymphatic Therapist.


I now have over 12 years of experience and helping clients while working in the fields of healthcare, beauty and aesthetics. 


Prior to working at International Skin Beauty Academy, as Manager, Recruiter and Director of Continuing Education at International Skin Beauty Academy, a prestigious school of esthetics training near Chicago. I worked for a well known Facial Plastic Surgeon and a renowned Chicago area Dermatologist, holding positions as Esthetician, Cosmetic Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator and Certified Medical Assistant.  Other experience includes Managing a salon and a successful Makeup Artistry business. 

My family and I love spending time together exploring South Carolina and traveling abroad.  I enjoys yoga, hiking, Zumba, cooking, gardening, traveling, meditation and healthy living. I also enjoy keeping up on the latest skincare trends, making it a point to attend as many skincare shows and conferences as possible, and bringing all that knowledge and anti-aging secrets to my private studio.


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