La Donna McWhorter

La Donna McWhorter, Master Esthetician

Esthetics Instructor and Makeup Artist recognized as an experienced and knowledgeable skin care specialist and actively practicing clinical skin care. She is dedicated to providing her clients with education, innovation and results oriented treatments. Certified in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, bridal, fashion and camouflage makeup her education encompasses thousands of hours of training and has lectured at local colleges.

La Donna is a graduate of The Heidi Phillips School of Esthetics and Medical Esthetics located in Huntsville, Alabama, Treasurer of the Alabama Association of Licensed Estheticians and formerly worked for a plastic surgeon. Services provided include: Professional Skin Care, European Facials, Skin Analysis, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, Epidermal Leveling/Dermaplaning, Makeup Artistry, Lash & Brown Tinting and Shaping, Waxing and treatments for Anti-Aging, Acne, Sensitive, Rosacea, Sun Damaged, Oily and Dry skin types.

Read more about La Donna McWhorter's background, education, and certifications below. You may also CLICK HERE to read about SPA LaDonna's exemplary staff for the hair salon, massage therapy, makeup artistry, and medical esthetics!

La Donna's CURICULUM VITAE
La Donna is a graduate of The Heidi Phillips School of Esthetics and Medical Esthetics located in Huntsville, Alabama, Treasurer of the Alabama Association of Licensed Estheticians and formerly worked for a plastic surgeon. Services provided include: Professional Skin Care, European Facials, Skin Analysis, Advanced Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, Epidermal Leveling/Dermaplaning, Makeup Artistry to include Fashion, Bridal and Camoflauge, Lash & Brown Tinting and Shaping, Waxing and treatments for Anti-Aging, Acne, Sensitive, Rosacea, Sun Damaged, Oily and Dry skin types.
Cosmetology Hair Stylist
Education

January 2008 to 2009: Student of European School of Esthetics and Medical Esthetics, Huntsville, Alabama for Instructor’s degree
October 2005:  Graduated from European School of Esthetics and Medical Esthetics, Huntsville, Alabama
2005: Lancome Cosmetics School for Beauty Advisors,
Nashville, Tennessee
Other specialized training to include –
“One Minute Manager” Course, CareerTRAK, Huntsville, Alabama
University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
Ben Shaw Modeling School, Houston, Texas (appeared on the “Good Morning Houston” TV show”).  Runway Modeling in Texas and Alabama

Medical Day Spa
Work Experience

February 10, 2013: Provided Continuing Education Course (8 hour CE, Epidermal Leveling)
February 27, 2012: Provided Continuing Education Course (8 hour CE, Epidermal Leveling)
2012-February 2013: Apprenticed Connie Stauddy, Esthetician
January 2012 - Present: Owner of Medical Day Spa, SPA LaDonna, Decatur, Alabama
2009-2010: Apprenticed Audrey McCaleb Massey, Esthetician
August 2009 � Present: Heidi Phillips School of European Esthetics and Medical Esthetics, Huntsville, Alabama, Instructor
May 19, 2008 – Present: Infinity MediSpa, Decatur, Alabama, Responsibilities include all medical skin care procedures; Chemical Peels, Medical Microdermabrasion, Laser Procedures, Pre-surgery and Post-surgery Skin Care.  Experience with CosMedix brand products.

Waxing, Laser, Make-up artistry

Technical Abilities

Makeup Artistry (Advanced Camouflage Techniques, Bridal & Fashion), Advanced Chemical Peels, Intense Pulse Light (Palomar), Omnilux Blue Light, LED Therapy, Laser Hair Removal (Candela, Gentlelase and Apogee), Analysis of skin types, conditions, treatment plans, European Facials and Body Treatments to include Waxing, Extraction, Medical Microdermabrasion, Epidermal Leveling/Dermaplaning, Pre-surgery and Post-surgery Skin Care

Association of Licensed Estheticians

Appointments, Memberships, and Associations

2006 – 2010: Treasurer Alabama Association of Licensed Estheticians
1998 – 2004: United Way Company Coordinator Decatur General Foundation Guild, Decatur Assembly Charity, Decatur Charity League, Boys and Girls Club of Morgan County,PACT (Parents and Children Together), Former Decatur Club Soccer Team Manager 

Esthetic License

Certifications and Licensures

March, 2013: Certificate received for Skinceuticals (product training) Birmingham, Alabama
2013: Approved as an Educational Provider by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology   
2012:  Approved as an Educational Provider by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology
2011: Certified in Natural Health Education by NSP
2011: Certified for Jet Peel/Hydrafacial Procedure
March, 2011: Certification “Art of Concealing” Advanced Makeup Artistry 303, Jane Iredale University, Franklin, Tennessee
September, 2008: Certified in Epidermal Leveling/Dermaplaning and Chemical Peels by CosMedix,
August 2008: Certificate received for Two Day Class by CosMedix (product and protocol training), Atlanta, Georgia
2006, 2008, 2010: OBAGI School, Birmingham, Alabama
July 2009: Licensed as Esthetics’ Instructor
March 2008: Certificate, Bridal & Fashion Makeup, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
2007: Licensed as Master Esthetician – Alabama Board of Cosmetology
October 2007: Certificate of Continuing Education (16 CEUs), Alabama April 2006: Continuing Education (16 CEUs), Instructor/Master Seminar, Presented by Private Cosmetology School Associates,
Athens, Alabama September
2006: Certificate of Continuing Education (16 CEUs), Alabama Association of Licensed Estheticians, Birmingham, Alabama
September 2006, 2008:   Master Class – Selling for Success, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
2006, 2008: PCA Advanced Skin Care Systems Chemical Peel Training
2006:  Licensed as Esthetician – Alabama Board of Cosmetology
June 2005: Continuing Education, BABOR Cosmetics American Corporation, Skin Care Specialist, BABOR Continuing Education and Training Certification Program
May 2005: Certificate, Continuing Education, Institut DerMed, Certificate, Continuing Education, Dr. Spiller BioCosmetic USA Skin Care, Certificate, Continuing Education, Dr. Grandel Skin Care, Certified Notary Public (Morgan County, Alabama), Microsoft Office Certification to include Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access, Certified in CPR and First Aid Practices
2005: Certificate, Microdermabrasion