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Register for the National Esthetic Teacher Training Conference
NCEA
NETT Conference — May 5-6
Arlington Convention Center, Dallas, TX

NETT Miami Event was a HUGE SUCCESS! Reserve your space now for the National Esthetic Teacher Training conference in Dallas.

If you are an educator working for a manufacturer/distributor, a teacher at a school, or wanting to improve your on-site staff training by understanding learning styles, then this event is for you! REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!!!"

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

Register for Dallas hotels (Sheraton, Hilton, Hawthorn Suites, Springhill Suites and Fairfield Inn) by clicking here.
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WHAT'S THE LATEST?


10 best booze-infused spa treatments
The Huffington Post
The beauty benefits of booze — particularly antioxidant-rich wine and skin-regenerating beer — are nothing new in Europe. With the trend toward the use of natural ingredients, though, we've started to notice alcohol-themed services popping up in some unexpected New World places — and some of these treatments go beyond the wine rack to feature libations like bourbon, rum and tequila.
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Spa trends now and in the future
Hotel Business Review
There is a significant shift on the part of consumers toward wellness and preventive health — as opposed to pampering — which has driven consumer needs heretofore. This includes an increased comfort level with med-spa procedures and incorporating this into prevention treatments and services.
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10 stress headache relief techniques that work
Aha!NOW
Experts say that tension headaches are more common in middle-aged women. Not only that, but about 20 percent of the world's population suffered from it at some time or the other, including men. You all can make your life easy if you know the best stress headache relief techniques and follow them.
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The 3 stages of hormonal skin care
Skin Inc.
With all the skin conditions that can arise due to too many or too few hormones, skin care professionals must be aware of everything they can do to treat their clients, from the initial consultation to professional treatments to home care recommendations. Understanding the types of hormones that women deal with during the different stages will help skin care professionals when analyzing the skin.
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6 skin habits that take off 5 years
Redbook via Yahoo! Shine
Forget about spending big bucks on scary, doctor's office procedures. Celebrity dermatologist and Skin Rules author Deborah Jaliman, M.D. reveals how to erase the years at home and on the cheap.
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QUOTABLE


Having the opportunity to distinguish my professional abilities, both as an esthetics instructor and in my private practice, ensures students and clients that they are receiving the latest in information and the best in service. Thank you, NCEA, for your effort on our behalf!

— Nondy R. Llewellyn, Bakersfield, Calif.



BUSINESS BRIEFS


If you are a salon or spa, you are a soft target
Les Nouvelles Esthetique
If you follow current events, you are probably aware that multiple acts of violence have taken place in spas and hotels throughout the U.S. in the last couple of years. Have you or your management team responded by taking steps to equip the building with more security, or to educate your employees on an emergency plan of action?
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5 secret talents that will benefit your career success
Levo League
Everyone has a special trait or talent that makes them unique. Some folks thrive on connecting with strangers, while others can tactfully sell a product to someone who quite clearly doesn't need it. Did you know these little knacks could be your hidden weapon for career success?
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MARKETING 101


Study: National brands miss 86 percent of local feedback
StreetFight
National brands miss 86 percent of the local consumer feedback published through social networks, according to a new study by VenueLabs, which provides local analytics for large companies. The numbers reflect the marked growth in consumer interaction with national brands at a local level and the increasing opportunity for hyperlocal companies to build services to help enterprise access the opportunity.
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Infographic: 7 benefits to using Google+ for business
Shane Atkins (blog)
You may have jumped straight onto Facebook and Twitter when you started marketing online. This is where many of your customers and potential customers hangout. But have you ever considered marketing on Google+? You may be pleasantly surprised with how well Google+ can benefit your business.
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TEACHING TIPS


Raising the quality of massage education
Massage Today
When the leadership team that started the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education discussed its mission and goals, the primary focus was on improving the quality of massage therapy education. The next logical question was: How? There are a few obvious possible answers.
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Infographic: The characteristics of a successful online student
Edudemic
There is a study from Columbia University's Community College Resource Center that dives into who is taking online courses, what they're taking them for, how they're performing, and what type of students do best with online learning. It's a detailed look at the current state of online learning that is quite fascinating.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    5 health risks to consider when bikini waxing (The Huffington Post)
Reiki, Rolfing and reflexology: Proposed exemption in Colorado (Massage Magazine)
8 things you should never, ever say at work (Levo League)
Vegan secrets and why my skin is always glowing (The Huffington Post)
20 signs that you're a success in your industry (Small Business Trends)



SPA CLINICALS


Safety and efficacy of a novel multimodality hydroquinone-free skin brightener over 6 months
Journal of Drugs in Dermatology via PubMed
Abnormal accumulation of melanin is a common aesthetic skin concern. For years, the gold standard for the treatment of hyperpigmentary disorders has been 4 percent hydroquinone, or HQ. Due to regulatory agencies around the world questioning the safety of HQ, there has been interest in developing new HQ-free skin brightening/lightening products. A multimodality product — skin brightening complex — addressing various pathways for melanogenesis was developed as an alternative to HQ.
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COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION


Raising continuing education standards
Presented by Gayle Praechtl
This class will provide the teacher with step-by-step instructions on submitting a continuing education application for approval. Learn what you need to know to raise the bar, have better success with your applications, and make valuable contributions to our industry.

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

  • Apply the appropriate steps that are necessary to submit a CE class for approval
  • Choose educational objectives that reflect content effectively
  • Recognize and know how to raise CE standards as a provider in the classroom
  • Understand Commission on Accreditation’s (COA) standards to organize the information in an unbiased manner

    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


    Chemical exfoliation procedures
    NCEA
    It is the position of the NCEA that:

  • Chemical exfoliation procedures should be performed by estheticians

  • In addition to manufacturer supplied , product specific education, estheticians shall complete a course of study equivalent to that recommended by the NCEA

  • If estheticians wish to perform chemical exfoliation procedures, they should take the necessary education to include theoretical and practical application as part of their core curriculum or as continuing education modules

    Disclaimer: The NCEA recommends that estheticians abide by federal, state, and local regulations.

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

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