Managing Director KoKo GmbH & Co.KG (dermaviduals in Germany)
Dr Lautenschlager has a background in chemistry and physics. Earlier in his career he headed a department within the Research and Development of Nattermann & Cie. Cologne, where he developed new pharmaceutical agents in the field of lipid metabolism disorders, inflammation and circulatory diseases.
During the 1980’s, he was head of the Application Engineering Department at Nattermann Phospholipid, a company specialising in the development of pharmaceuticals and skin care products, which contain phosphatidylcholine. From 1990 to 1998, Dr Lautenschlager was manager of Rhenus Wilhelm Reiners. During this period innovative skin care products were developed. In 1998 he joined KOKO dermaviduals and as a Managing Partner. He has lead KOKO to become an internationally renowned cosmetic company.
Dr Lautenschlager has published more than 200 industry publications and patents for his product range that ensures no sensitising agents such as emollients, mineral oils, fragrances and preservatives are used.
He is internationally renowned and a world-class leader in the field of cosmetic development and corneotherapy.
Managing Director (Bachelor of Business)
Reika has extensive experience working for large multi-national corporations, in audit and accounting, sales & distribution, marketing and human resources.
After 10 years working both in Sydney and London, she deferred her professional career following the birth of twin boys. Three years later she decided to pursue her true passion – a career in the beauty industry and established distribution channels to deliver innovative and superior products locally. She has subsequently completed courses in advanced skin analysis, cosmetic chemistry, and skin master classes and has quickly gained a reputation as an expert in her chosen field.
In 2010, Reika joined long-time business associate Simone Vescio to establish Derma Aesthetics and acquired the Australasian distribution rights for dermaviduals, a bespoke skin care range manufactured in Germany. She now leads Derma Aesthetics to bring her clients the best in skin care products, education and sales support.
Reika’s priorities are to ensure that client needs are not only met but exceeded and that collectively their businesses are run with a professional, knowledgeable approach. With a constant eye on innovation and future growth, her businesses have garnered a substantial share of the Australian skin care market.
Managing Director (Diploma Skin Aesthetics)
Simone Vescio is founder and director of SNB Aesthetics, bringing to Australia and New Zealand Max+ LED. She is also the founder and director of Heavenly Escape Advanced Skin Clinic in Sydney & Albury. For many years Simone educated in IPL and Laser Safety across Australia at the same time running a very successful mobile IPL company. Her understanding of aesthetics is comprehensive and invaluable to the derma aesthetics partners.
Simone holds a diploma in Beauty Therapy, along with a certificate in IPL and LASER safety. With a strong knowledge of advanced skin analysis and correction, and is recognized as a leader in her chosen field of Aesthetics. Simone’s passion and innate talent for social media has seen dermaviduals Australasia facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DermavidualsAustralasia spring to life and become a go to page for so many people around the world.
Simone has become a resource for many clinic owners, who often look to her for insight and advice on various skincare lines and business development within their clinics. Driven by this quest for searching for the best clinical equipment and products,she and Reika Roberts are now distributing the first modular, dermatological skin care range into the Australian and New Zealand marketplace. dermaviduals is distributed by Derma Aesthetics Pty Ltd and is a bespoke skin care system targeted to the specific needs of individual skin types.
Simone brings with her a deep understanding of cosmetic chemistry and the powerful impact of ingredients and their application to the skin.
Education being of the utmost importance to Simone. Simone and her team are presently embarking on developing Australia’s first Cornoetherapy Institute- a postgraduate training and education facility designed to bring a new era of professionalism and results to the Australian and New Zealand aesthetics industry.
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