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I have more than 30 years experience as a Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Manicurist, Salon Owner, and industry Entrepreneur. I am able to provide consulting and expert witness services for the salon and spa industry. My experience includes formulating and creating a full line of skin, hair, and body care products. I have extensive academic and real world knowledge of esthetics, makeup, manicuring, hair styling, and salon management. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court testimony.
Doug Schoon, M.S. (Dana Point, CA) – I have over 35 years’ experience working in the cosmetic, personal care and beauty industry focused on organic and polymer chemistry, including materials testing and ingredient toxicology. I specialize in cosmetics, salon products, salon safety, and best practices for the professional beauty industry, as well as retail cosmetic and beauty products. My expertise includes: beauty industry regulations and standards; cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, communicable diseases, infections related to hair, nail, skin, eye lashes; cuts, burns, adverse skin reactions such as irritations or allergies, standard of care, state board regulations, federal regulations, marketing claims, education and nail and cosmetology schools.
I have expertise in European Union and Canadian cosmetic regulation and standards; as well as, salon chemical safety issues, to include injuries, damage, illness, as well as cosmetic / personal care product development and testing, safe handling, air quality and testing, personal protection equipment, product labeling, product warnings and quality control and/or assurance. I am an internationally recognized author of books/articles, presenter and educator with a large amount of expertise in both natural and artificial nail products, salon practices and services in cosmetology, hair, lashes, nail anatomy and skin care, manicure and pedicure procedures/practices/standards/equipment. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.