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Study: The average woman will spend more of her life wearing makeup than not
Beauty World News
The average woman will spend more of her life wearing makeup than not a study revealed recently. Researchers polled 2,000 women in a detailed study about women's make-up habits and beauty routines. The findings found that in a typical 24-hour day, women will have a face full of cosmetics for nearly 13 hours a day and will have just 11 hours free from it.
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Top 5 med spa owner concerns
les nouvelles
Med spas continue to increase in popularity, and the growth in this industry is staggering. In 2013, 6.1 million Botox procedures were performed, mostly in med spas. But the lack of regulations and oversight is threatening this growing industry. Many physicians open med spas with little awareness of the potential legal pitfalls that can quickly threaten an unprepared med spa business. Spa owners commonly face these five issues.
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Some of the world's biggest ingredients, cosmetic players make global 100 sustainable list
CosmeticsDesign.com USA
Five cosmetics manufacturers and ingredients suppliers make the global 100 most sustainable corporations list for 2013, including suppliers Croda and BASF, together with L'Oreal, Johnson & Johnson and Unilever on the manufacturing side.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    More research needed on facial yoga for aesthetic rejuvenation (Plastic Surgery Practice)
Buzz alert: A new treatment for undereye bags (Allure)
Laser, cosmetic dermatologist gives expert tips (Beauty World News)
Is your diet making you break out? (Refinery29)
Inhale, exhale: Proper breathing techniques (By Jeff White)

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10 things to increase add-on services
Skin Inc.
Add-on services are an efficient and profitable way to improve client results. Here are 10 things you can do right now to increase your add-on services.
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Expert says fish spas may be spreading HIV and hepatitis B
Shanghaiist
Health experts are warning people that the increasingly popular 'fish pedicure' spa treatment, in which customers willingly allow small ravenous tropical fish to feed off of the dead tissue on their feet, may be spreading blood diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis B.
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QUOTABLE


Becoming NCEA Certified is one more step in the right direction for skincare professionals, to advance their knowledge and continue educating themselves.

— Karen Keady, Twin Falls, Idaho



BUSINESS BRIEFS


Why you're losing customers if you don't go mobile
Business 2 Community
Millions of consumers are turning to their smartphones and tablet devices to make purchasing decisions every day. People are searching for information, directions to businesses, comparing prices and buying on the go more than ever. Not having a mobile website for your business can not only lose you potential customers, but existing customers as well.
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Experience and skills are no match for talent
By Mel Kleiman
Human knowledge is now doubling every 3.7 years. This means 50 percent of what you now know will be out of date in less than four years. Just to bring it home, let's imagine you need open heart surgery. How would you like to have it performed by someone who hadn't learned anything new about the procedure in the past 48 months? For this reason, it is no longer about hiring skills and/or experience. Today, it's all about hiring talent. So, what is the difference?
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MARKETING 101


Perfecting the social media balancing act in 2014
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Social media has now been around for years. No matter the industry, you know you have to be on social media — especially in 2014. Managing social media is a fun part of the business, but realistically, it's also one of the hardest. It seems like there's always another social media site popping up, and to stay trendy, you and your business have to be on it. How in the world can one business manage all of these sites? Balancing social media is an act you've got to learn to master quickly, before you burn out.
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SPA CLINICALS
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Comparative epidemiologic study: Skin diseases in foreign children, children of Spanish origin
Actas Dermosifiliogr via PubMed
Previous studies in Spain have shown that the foreign and immigrant populations can have different diseases to Spanish-born individuals. However, no comparative study has specifically investigated foreign children in Spain.

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More research needed on facial yoga for aesthetic rejuvenation
Plastic Surgery Practice
Many women and men may turn to facial exercises or facial yoga to tighten and tone lax skin and reign in jowling, but there is not enough evidence to support these practices, a systematic review shows.

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How can we maximize the potential of learning apps?
Mind Shift
Let's dive directly into the world of educational apps. Our survey suggests that the majority of educational apps encourage pursuit of the goals and means of traditional education by digital means.

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TEACHING TIPS


COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION

COA-Approved Webinar Series
presented by the Society of Dermatology Skin Care Specialists


The SDSS is a voluntary organization, which aims to develop and foster the highest standards of skin care in the dermatology setting. Each webinar is approximately one-hour and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (COA) for 1.0 CE.


Botanicals in Dermatology: Understanding Herbal Medicine in Skin Care
Presented by Emily Fritchey

About the webinar:
Patients and consumers are asking for plant-based preparations and effective, natural alternatives to conventional drug therapy for common skin conditions. Effective botanical treatments do exist — and may be incorporated into your practice to meet patient demand and complement dermatologic treatments. Get the facts, and take your practice to the next level of health and wellness. 1.0 CE.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
  1. Understand inflammation and the pH connection: Environmental causes and nutritional solutions.
  2. Identify safe and effective botanical solutions for common skin disorders.
  3. Understand the actions and pharmacology of herbal extracts and their clinical applications.
  4. Understand herbal medicine and its application in skin care and wound healing.
Order this webinar:
(Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.)
  SDSS member fee: $19.95 click here
  Nonmember fee: $24.95 click here
For other SDSS approved courses, click here

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POLITICAL ADVOCACY


Find your federal and state officials
NCEA
You can find state and federal officials using these websites:

www.govengine.com

www.usa.gov

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