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Last chance to register for the National Esthetic Teacher Training Conference
NCEA
NETT Conference — April 6
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL

Sessions will be led by esthetic leaders, including Susanne Schmaling, the director of education for Associated Skin Care Professionals. A licensed esthetician and experienced instructor with over 15 years’ experience, her career has included all aspects of esthetics, spa body therapies, makeup and nail technology, as well as spa ownership and consulting.

Meet the rest of the faculty here.

For complete information on the first conference of 2013, check out the official website here.

Registration for Miami Beach Hotels (Eden Roc Renaissance, Marriott, Richmond, Red South, Crest or South Beach Hotel)
Click here to learn more.
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WHAT'S THE LATEST?


Vegan secrets and why my skin is always glowing
The Huffington Post
When Anjali Sareen first made the decision to adopt a vegan diet, many of the more "seasoned" vegans in her life told her about all the wonderful benefits she could expect. After she went vegan, she discovered a whole world of benefits no one had ever told her about. The first was that seemingly overnight, her skin turned from an acne-prone mess into beautiful, clear, healthy-looking skin.
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Reiki, Rolfing and reflexology: Proposed exemption in Colorado
Massage Magazine
A just-introduced bill in Colorado would expressly exempt several bodywork modalities from most state regulation. Included in the exemptions are reflexology, Rolfing, mind-body centering, Orthobionomy and "practices with the primary purpose of affecting energy systems of the human body," including Reiki and healing touch.
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Why are celebrities injecting their faces with blood?
Popular Science
A "blood facial" or "vampire facial" is a cosmetic procedure during which a doctor draws a couple vials of blood from your arm, centrifuges the blood to separate out the plasma and platelets from the red blood cells, and then adds the platelet-rich plasma back into your face. For extra absorption, the doctor pokes your face all over with a bunch of micro-needles before applying the plasma. There's no evidence at all that this gory procedure works, and only the babiest starting evidence that injecting platelets into the skin works at all against the appearance of aging. But there probably is little harm to plasma injections because they deal with the patient's own body fluids.
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5 health risks to consider when bikini waxing
The Huffington Post
With winter finally behind us, it won't be long before we're anticipating longer days, dips in the pool, weekend trips to the beach and bikini waxes. But new research may have prompted some waxing devotees to hit the pause button on making their next appointments.
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QUOTABLE


As a professional always seeking advancement in the esthetic field and a CIDESCO diplomat, the research of esthetic standards and principals has led me to pursue becoming NCEA Certified and share its visions among professionals.

— Sylvie Archenault, Chatsworth, Calif.



BUSINESS BRIEFS


8 things you should never, ever say at work
Levo League
One wrong word or thoughtless response can ruin a reputation and stick with someone for a long, long time, especially in the work place. We tend to spend more time at work than anywhere else, which is why we usually end up lackadaisical and let our guards down. To avoid any major fails, take our advice and don’t say these eight phrases at work.
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20 signs that you're a success in your industry
Small Business Trends
What is that moment of truth that tells you, as a small business owner, that your company is a success in your industry? Here are 20 signs that you've got something beyond mere survival.
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MARKETING 101


Quick tips to get started with Twitter ads
Business 2 Community
Businesses of all sizes are now using Twitter to increase brand exposure and generate leads. For companies looking to take their Twitter activity to the next level, Twitter also offers Twitter ads. There are three different types of advertising to consider: promoted accounts, promoted tweets and promoted trends. So what type of Twitter advertising will work best for your business and what are Twitter’s recommended best practices?
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Do customers love you? 5 questions to ask
Inc.
So you have a product or service that people are willing to buy. But is your company something that people are excited to talk about? Do you have customer evangelists who will naturally create a buzz? Before you invest in your marketing campaign you need a foundation that fits the viral formula. Answer these questions to see if your foundation is in place.
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TEACHING TIPS


What learning cursive does for your brain
Psychology Today
Children increasingly print their writing because they don't know cursive or theirs is unreadable. Grandparents may find that their grandchildren can't read the notes they send. Our new U.S. Secretary of the Treasury can't — or won't — write his own name on the new money being printed."
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17 ways teachers are using iPhones in education
Edudemic
Think iPhones don't belong in the classroom? Well, think again. Technology in higher education is going mobile, and smartphones are becoming more and more ingrained in daily life for faculty and students alike.
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SPA CLINICALS


Acupuncture for insomnia
The University of Hong Kong via PubMed
Although conventional non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for insomnia are effective in many people, alternative therapies such as acupuncture are widely practiced. However, it remains unclear whether current evidence is rigorous enough to support acupuncture for the treatment of insomnia. This study aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for insomnia.
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COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION


How to be charismatic
Presented by Mona Green
This presentation will provide the teacher with the specific skills to teach students and give them the competitive edge in today’s market. We will discuss use of body language, and describe the various learning types. Giving and receiving compliments, skills to remember names will also be explored.

At the conclusion of the presentation the teacher will be able to:

  • Analyze the use of body language
  • Identify and describe learning types
  • Integrate word association skills
  • Demonstrate charisma

    To view this FREE webinar, click here.

    To receive your CE for this webinar, download this CE Registration Form.

    View other COA-Approved Continuing Education.

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    POLITICAL ADVOCACY


    Separation of skin care from the cosmetology scope of practice
    NCEA
    It is NCEA's position that skin care should be independent from the cosmetology scope of practice and license.

    Rationale
    Due to the advances in technique, product and equipment, the NCEA recognizes the importance of protecting consumers and estheticians. Skin Care Curriculum requirements should be adopted from the NCEA's 600 and 1200 Esthetician Job Task Analysis.

    Furthermore, it is NCEA's position to raise the level of the esthetician's scope of practice by increasing the licensing requirements to meet NCEA's 1200 Hours Esthetician Job Task Analysis. The current cosmetology license that allows licensees to practice skin care includes a maximum of 250 hours of actual skin care training and in some states, as low as 40 hours.

    Currently there are over 25 states that are still allowing cosmetologists to perform all skin care services regardless of training/curriculum that lead to licensure.

    Download complimentary PowerPoint entitled, "Advocating for your Profession."

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