Colleen Harrington, LE , Cosmetic Coordinator
Colleen Harrington, LE, has been a Cosmetic Coordinator at Advanced Dermatology since the Spring of 2018. Colleen was born and raised in Illinois and continues to reside in the Chicagoland area. Colleen attended Western Illinois University where she majored in Kinesiology as well as minored in Business and Dance.
Having worked in the healthcare industry after college and growing up as a life-long skin enthusiast, Colleen decided to continue her education and pursue a Medical Aesthetics License. Colleen graduated at the top of her class in Medical Aesthetics from New Age Spa Institute. During her time at New Age Spa Institute, Colleen earned the prestigious “Student of the Year Award”. In addition to attending New Age Spa Institute, Colleen also received undergraduate training at International Skin Beauty Academy.
Colleen has had extensive training in skincare, makeup, and aesthetic treatments, earning numerous certifications along the way from companies such as Allergan®, Cynosure®, and Hydrafacial®. Colleen continues her education with post-graduate courses and seminars to stay up to date with the latest advancements in the aesthetics industry.
After years of working hands-on with aesthetic lasers and providing a multitude of aesthetic treatments as a Licensed Medical Esthetician and skincare expert, Colleen decided to change roles and focus on educating patients as a Cosmetic Coordinator at Advanced Dermatology. Since working alongside Dr. Taub and the other incredibly talented Medical Providers at Advanced Dermatology, Colleen has expanded her knowledge in the dermatology field. Given her extensive knowledge of over 80 skincare brands and their products, Colleen loves to create customized at-home skincare regimens for patients. She is passionate about educating patients on the importance of using the correct skincare products to assist in improving and maintaining the overall health of their skin. Colleen takes pride in educating her patients and finding solutions to their individual cosmetic concerns during consultations. Colleen is very grateful to be able to combine her passion for aesthetics and yearning to make people look and feel their best!