She was born in the village of Nagykökényes, Nógrád County, Hungary on 17 April.
The family moves to Budapest when she is 6, where she accomplishes her education. She spends the summers at her grandparents.
- Institute of the Congregatio Jesus, Filiae Divinae Caritatis School, Budapest
- Szilágyi Erzsébet Grammar School for Girls, Budapest, secondary school leaving examination
She moves to the town of Hajdúszoboszló with her husband and finishes her beautician training in the nearby city of Debrecen. She passes her apprentice examination in 1956.
She moves to the capital again in 1956 and starts working in “Vénusz” Co-operative of Hairdressers on, Károly Blvd (that time Tanács Blvd) in Budapest and then 20 years later moves on to the Nagymező Street salon of “Divat” Co-operative of Hairdressers in 1976 also in Budapest.
1956 Beautician apprentice examination
1964 Electro-cosmetics training, Paris
1965 Electro-cosmetics training , Karlsruhe
1972 Erlacher Medizintechnik Soft laser training, Munich
1978 Master examination, Budapest
Member and vocation developer of the Hungarian Association of Hairdressers and Beauticians
Holds a lecture with the title Die Biophisik der Haut und die Kosmetik (The biophysics of the skin and cosmetics) in Salzburg representing the Hungarian Society of Hairdressers and Beauticians
Guest speaker at the 46th CIDESCO world congress in Nicosia, Cyprus (has participated at the CIDESCO world congress 23 times)
Guest speaker at the 47th CIDESCO world congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Publishes a book, titled “Ilcsi néni képes füveskönyve” (Aunt Ilcsi’s Book of Herbs)
Is awarded the “Excellent Worker of the Association and the Light Industry” award several times
• 20 August 1999
Is awarded the Member Cross of the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic by Árpád Göncz, President of Hungary for „Her activity in disseminating the application of herbs in cosmetics as well as her successful work as a private entrepreneur, bringing joy to many”.
• 14 May 2005
Is awarded the Alternative Medicine Award for her several decades of outstanding efforts devoted to therapy and prevention.
• 5 February 2006.
Life Achievement Award for her several decades’ outstanding work by MOSZI (National and Budapest Trade Guild of Beauticians).
• 11 November 2007
Is awarded the Professional Award of Beauty Forum at the autumn Beauty Hair & Spa exhibition for her activities promoting the professional beautician trade in Hungary.
Ilcsi Beautifying Herbs Ltd (Ilcsi Szépítő Füvek Kft.)
She founded Ilcsi Szépítő Füvek GMK (Ilcsi Beautifying Herbs Economic Team), the predecessor of Ilcsi Beautifying Herbs Ltd with her son, Molnár Ferenc. Today the company employs 30 people and manufactures 140 different kinds of professional natural skin care products made with herbs, fruits and vegetables for beauticians.
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