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About Dermalogica

Before there was Dermalogica, there was the International Dermal Institute (IDI), and before IDI, there was our founder Jane Wurwand. When Jane was almost 3, her father died, leaving her mother – a trained nurse who had not worked in 15 years – to put food on the table. This example taught Jane to always be able to financially support herself. At – 
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Our Story

professional-grade skin care since 1986 Dermalogica was founded by a skin therapist, so we know how to create custom skincare solutions that work - not just for today, but for life. We offer professional-grade skincare education, products, and services to skin therapists and customers alike. meet our founder: Jane Wurwand As the co-founder and chief visionary of Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute post-graduate training centers, Jane Wurwand is one of the most recognized and respected authorities in professional skin therapy. Under her leadership, Dermalogica has grown to be the leading professional skincare brand, used by more than 100,000 skin therapists in more than 100 countries around the world. Order Jane's new book: rooted in education Our product line grew out of a desire to provide skin therapists with best-in-class skincare products and education. We provide skills-based training for a global community of skin therapists who have one common goal: to ensure healthy skin for all. Dermalogica is the number one choice of skincare professionals worldwide. personalized skin care We create highly customized regimens and services for every individual because we know that no two skin conditions are the same. Our products work best when they are recommended by a professional skin therapist for your unique skin. Whatever your lifestyle, background, or environment, rest assured that Dermalogica will work for you. human touch We believe in the power of human touch, which radiates through our hands, our voice, and our intentions. It’s how we connect with people and form a unique, lasting bond.

Our Culture

our culture The Dermalogica Tribe is made up of the most talented people in the skincare industry – worldwide. It’s evident in every product we make,  every class we teach, and every business that stocks us on their shelves.  As a Tribe, we’re all about connecting the best minds in the industry to become the most recognized skin health system in the world. We are passionate about investing in our employees, educating them in everything from skin health to management skills. The experiences you get from working with Dermalogica help you grow tremendously as a professional and as an individual. Our employees are passionate about skincare, learning, and collaborating as a team. No day is the same as we are constantly innovating new product systems, treatments, events, marketing opportunities, and more! We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate & talented people to join us on this journey. No matter what talent, skill, or expertise you bring to the table, you have an important place here, and we’re ready to hear what you have to say. our tribe Why do we call ourselves a tribe? Because we’re one big family! We believe people work best when they can share their passions, so we work hard to create an environment that fosters openness and connectivity. Our offices, concept spaces, and lofts are purposefully designed with free-flowing spaces to promote calmness, harmony, and balance. At headquarters, our volunteer Social Committee kindles creativity with fun events while our global community keeps in touch through innovative online and mobile platforms.

Our Common Purpose

Dermalogica develops women's skills, so they can unleash their potential.
our common purpose From day one at Dermalogica, you’ll find a common purpose linking every employee: bringing respect and success to the professional skin therapist through top-quality education, innovative products, and outstanding customer service. We focus on skin health and products that truly deliver, not false "beauty" claims or miracle cures. Our industry is full of women entrepreneurs who choose only Dermalogica products to use professionally and sell in their business.  They’re all trusting and partnering with you to help them reach the highest level of success in this industry. our guiding principles Our Guiding Principles are the compass that defines our way of working as a team.  They serve as the foundation for our continued success in the fast-changing environment.  They also make Dermalogica a  unique place to work. 1. Delegate authority -- Lead with intent at every level, set clear guardrails, divide tasks to conquer goals. Focus on the why (strategy) & guardrails, not the how. 2. Innovate in everything -- Innovation is at the heart of every part of our business. We place emphasis on always learning, and bringing new technology and best practices to every aspect of what we do. Challenging the status quo to make things better is encouraged and rewarded. 3. Switch stuff off -- We make way for innovation by eliminating what no longer serves us (or our customers). Our teams prioritize purpose over process. 4. Compare relentlessly -- We listen to our customers.  We try, test, and iterate nimbly. Failure is an analytical learning opportunity. We strive for constant progress rather than perfection. 5. Live the brand codes & the compass -- Bring the brand to life at every touchpoint with the Brand Codes. Ensure everything delivers the compass: Education, Personalization, Human Touch our philanthropy As a company founded by a woman entrepreneur in an industry where more women own their own businesses than any other, we know firsthand the power of education and skills training to transform women from job seekers to job creators. We see it daily in the 100,000 skin therapists we’ve trained, and in the women we sponsor worldwide. what we've done so far Granted Scholarships for 58 young women in 11 countries. Provided access to job training skills for women to be career-ready. Trained 100,000 professional skin therapists in more than 80 countries. Funded small loans to 99,963 women entrepreneurs to start or grow their businesses.

Our Sustainability

The choices we make every day are directly linked to our planet’s health. As a global brand, we’re acutely aware of the impact that our actions can have on the environment, and so we are committed to an ambitious new Healthy Skin, Healthy Planet initiative. By 2025 Dermalogica will meet or surpass the following sustainability goals: -90% of our ingredients will be sustainably sourced* -100% of our tubes, bottles, and boxes will be designed to be reused, recycled, and/or composted -The majority of the plastic in our packaging will be derived from recycled material or plant-based material** -We’ll partner primarily with suppliers who monitor and manage their carbon footprint*** Our Clear Start sub-brand will also meet or surpass these Healthy Skin, Healthy Planet targets by 2025. We are proud of our commitment to sustainability. -We are recognized cruelty-free by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and Leaping Bunny. -We are certified vegan on all but 3 of our products. -We have been clean since 1986. Our formulas are free of artificial colors and fragrances, mineral oil, lanolin, S.D. alcohol, parabens, and microplastics. -Going forward, all paper and cartons we use are FSC certified to be sustainable for forests. -Our formulas are all manufactured in California, which boasts some of the world's strongest environmental and consumer protections. * 90% of our ingredients, by mass, will be determined sustainable by certification and/or other supporting data. For ingredients with no existing certification practices, we will seek secondary documentation proving sustainable credentials. ** 51% or more of packaging plastic, by mass, will be derived from recycled plastic or plant-based materials. ***All partners and vendors will be asked to provide evidence of their carbon footprint management practices.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

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our commitment to diversity and inclusion -Established a D&I taskforce that works in collaboration with our employee base to foster a company culture that is diverse and inclusive of all, through internal programing and community outreach. -Hired a Diversity and Inclusion expert to equip our leadership and management teams with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the center of what we do. -Developed 7 strategic goals in commemoration of the July 7th Blackout Day, to demonstrate our corporate commitment to enacting positive change both at our corporate HQ and in the communities we serve. our social impact task force goals: 1. We have developed a task force that will spearhead our diversity and inclusion efforts. The team is a dedicated resource for our employees, who work in collaboration to achieve the following companywide goals: 2. Foster a diverse and inclusive work environment through facilitating companywide D&I trainings, hosting cultural awareness events, and being an accessible resource to all to enact change. Collaborate with diversity experts to provide extensive D&I education for leadership and management, ensuring diversity and inclusion are a part of our brand fabric. 3. Empower and provide educational upskilling to marginalized entrepreneurs, especially those within the skin care industry. 4. Build relationships with local non-profit organizations to give back to Dermalogica’s surrounding community. 5. Offer business support to PSTs from marginalized communities, thus ensuring Dermalogica is an accessible brand to all. 6. Increase representation through diverse social media content and brand partnerships. 7. Diversify our vendors to support small BIPOC owned businesses.

Our Benefits

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We believe employees are our most valuable asset and as such, have created a comprehensive benefits program to meet your needs. eligibility Full-time employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible to participate in the Dermalogica health plan. Employees may cover their spouse/domestic partner and eligible children to age 26 regardless of student status. Eligible employees are effective on the 1st of the month following one month of employment. health and wellness -Medical Coverage through Aetna (HMO, PPO, HSA plans available based on location) -Dental Coverage through Aetna (DMO, PPO plans available based on location) -Prescription Drug Coverage through Aetna -Vision Coverage through EyeMed Vision Care -Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) -Supplemental Employee and Dependent Life Insurance -Voluntary Short-Term Disability (STD) -Long-Term Disability (LTD) -Critical Illness Care -Voluntary Accident Insurance -Long Term Care -Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for healthcare, dependent care, transit, parking, and a limited purpose FSA -Health Advocate Program -Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -Pet Insurance through United Pet Care retirement and financial wellness -401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match -One-on-One counseling with a financial advisor work/life balance -Paid Vacation -Paid Holidays -Floating Holidays -Well Pay -Paid Maternity& Paternity Leave -Paid Bereavement Leave -Paid Jury Duty and Witness Leave -Time Off for Voting career development -Tuition Reimbursement up to a maximum of $4,000 per year -Access to extensive Dermalogica curriculum additional benefits -Monthly Product Allowance and discounts on additional products -Discounts on services at any Dermalogica Concept store -Annual Fitness Reimbursement -Service Awards for major employee milestones -Wellness Programs (virtual group fitness programs, lunch & learns, etc) -Aetna Life Essentials (includes financial advice, funeral planning, and legal services) -Legal Shield Services -Identity Theft Protection -Discounts on virtually everything through YouDecide -On-Site Car Wash (Corporate Office) -Casual Fridays -A host of Company-Sponsored Events!
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