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NETT Conference — May 5-6
Arlington Convention Center, Dallas, TX
Sessions will be led by esthetic leaders, including Sherry D. Davis, Ed.D., education programs consultant at the California Department of Education. Dr. Davis has been in the industry for over 30 years as a cosmetologist, instructor, NCEA Certified and Master Esthetician.
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Study: Some skin cancer patients still like to tan
New Haven Register
Surviving deadly skin cancer doesn't prevent tanning worshippers from going unprotected and even lying in tanning beds, according to research by the Yale Cancer Center. Failure to use sunscreen and using indoor tanning beds, which generate ultraviolet light to mimic sunlight, "significantly raise the risk of developing melanoma," which is the most dangerous form of skin cancer.
Why humidity makes your hair curl
Straight hair goes wavy. If you have curly hair, humidity turns it frizzy or even curlier. Taming the frizz has become a mega industry, with different hair smoothing serums promising to "transform" and nourish hair "without weighing hair down." But just why does humidity have this strange effect on human hair?
Manicure and pedicure safety
American Academy of Dermatology
Having beautiful nails is less a matter of luck and more a matter of caring for them correctly. Here are dermatologists' top manicure and pedicure tips.
Intuition-based treatments let estheticians go with their gut
Les Nouvelles Esthetique
As therapists, we use our intuition upon touching our clients, and utilize the unspoken message to guide us in our treatment. With intuition, we rely on our five senses to locate the "blockage" and correct the imbalance. If we look at the history of intuition-based treatments, we are referring to holistic wisdom treatments.
Thank you for all of the time and expertise put into creating this advanced certification program. This type of standard was greatly needed across the United States and is exceptionally well done!
— Veronica R. Leahy, NCEA Certified, Arlington, Wash.
10 steps to a remarkable company culture
Paul Spiegelman, the founder and CEO of BerylHealth, a hospital call-center business, talks and writes often about the importance of building a strong company culture not just because it's a nice thing to do, but because culture can also improve your company's financial performance. At Inc.'s GrowCo conference in New Orleans, Spiegelman outlined 10 ways you can make your company culture fit your style.
10 reasons you should delegate
Managers often feel reluctant to delegate. It's very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you must do everything yourself if you want it to be done right. This mindset, while common, is a major impediment to effective management. Here are 10 compelling reasons for you to start delegating if you aren't or to delegate even more if you are.
Technology in your spa — A survival guide for today's social world
The social revolution has changed the way consumers make purchasing decisions. Long before they step through your doors, they're researching your skin care facility online, looking for a glimpse of what they can expect: What are your services? Do you have any deals? What's the experience going to be like? This article includes tips, tricks and strategies about how best to build and maintain your website, as well as your social media presence, to better support the success of your business.
The 2nd moment of truth
Creating an emotional connection with the consumer is a critical goal that brands needs to achieve in order to attract the consumer. This connection is relied on for initial purchases and, more importantly, repeat purchases. When searching for color cosmetics, consumers are interested in value, performances and style — in fact, these are the key attributes that engage the consumer.
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Hiring heats up in K-12 teaching specialties
U.S. News & World Report
Big changes in education, driven by changing curriculum standards, demographics and diagnoses of kids with special needs, are creating opportunities for graduates with the right skill sets. Josh Fernandez is one new teacher who has capitalized on these changes. In 2008, Fernandez, a communications grad of East Carolina University, began working as a paraprofessional at Maryland's Gaithersburg High School, helping a paraplegic student with his day-to-day activities.
If teachers work at low-income schools, should their college debt be forgiven?
Recruiting strong educators to teach at low-income schools in urban and rural areas is not always easy. The stress and commitment can be daunting for some teachers, especially ones who've only been in the profession for a few years.
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From the hazards of gel manicures to the return of triluma
Plastic Surgery Practice
Legions of scantily clad coeds and tourists hit South Beach to discuss skin cancer risks associated with gel manicures. Gel manicures may be trendy and last longer than traditional polish, but they also may be damaging to the nail and mask disease.
6 skin habits that take off 5 years
Redbook via Yahoo! Shine
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.
COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION
Evaluation — The key to a better school and happy students
Presented by Anastasia Usova
School administrators and managers know that running a successful school is about leveraging the expectations of everyone involved: students, teachers, management, potential employers, regulatory agencies and performance of each of those parties. The presentation will discuss how evaluation a systematic determination of value against a determined set of standards will improve the school's operations and satisfaction of students and teaching staff.
At the conclusion of the presentation the teacher will be able to:
Discuss the theories behind evaluation practices
Analyze selecting the right evaluation methods and tailor it to the cosmetology/esthetic school's needs
Determine how evaluation methods help with student/ teacher performance
Highlight the benefits of implementing and following through with the evaluation
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.
Continuing education credits
It is NCEA's position that all states that regulate esthetician licensees should mandate a minimum of 12 hours of Continuing Education credits before an esthetician can renew their license.
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