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The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
NCEA
Registration now open for Miami Beach

Saturday, May 3
Arlington Convention Center
Dallas, Texas

Who should attend?

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!

Who should attend?
NETT will give you the edge, recharge your skills and give you the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals.

Cost $125 NCEA members; $149 nonmembers

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Includes:
  • Two-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa.
  • 5 CEs Approved by the Commission on Accreditation.
  • CE Certificate and Digital Course Materials.
  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value).
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa.


  • Click "Read More" for more information about the convention and class offerings.
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    WHAT'S THE LATEST?


    New spa unveiled in Chicago's O'Hare Airport terminal redevelopment
    Spa Opportunities
    Chicago's overhaul of O'Hare Airport's international terminal now features a number of new facilities, including a spa. It's the first redevelopment of the airport's Terminal 5 since its construction in 1993 and features a sleek interior design upgrade that aims to give the terminal the feel of a comfy lounge or high-end nightclub.
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    Research questions health risk associated with lipids in cosmetics
    CosmeticsDesign.com USA
    Scientists at York University, Toronto, Canada, have released research pointing to potential health risks associated with prenatal brain development. Although the study has not proven any direct link with lipids that are often used in skin care products, particularly in the anti-aging category, the research did find that abnormal levels of lipid molecules in the brain can affect foetal brain development.
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    Spas now offering hay baths, and it doesn't sound pretty
    Refinery 29
    We're at the end of a long, hard week, and if you're like most, you're already planning on how to unwind over the upcoming weekend. Sure, you could take a nice, long bubble bath or splurge on a quickie massage, but how about a roll in the hay? No sex involved here: We're talking hay baths. Yep — a spa in Italy is serving up "cure-all" treatments that involve wrapping yourself in hot, wet, fermented, "fatty" hay, according to Modern Farmer.
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    It's true: Massages really are good for you
    The Huffington Post
    Go ahead and book that massage — a small new study shows that massage therapy isn't just a way to relax and indulge, but it also could help you after exercise. The study, published in the journal Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, showed that massage therapy relieves muscle soreness and improves overall blood flow in people after they exercised. Plus, it also seemed to improve circulation in people who hadn't exercised.
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    QUOTABLE


    "I am proud of my accomplishment of becoming a NCEA Certified professional. I've enjoyed this process from start to finish and look forward to continuing my professional education. I would recommend becoming NCEA Certified to any skin care professional looking to reward themselves as well as create a stronger industry."

    — Melissa Astone, Randolph, N.J.



    BUSINESS BRIEFS


    Automate your business where possible, boost employee productivity
    Small Business Trends
    It's time again for Small Business Trends news and information roundup. Much of the talk lately on small-business blogs and communities is about automation and improving productivity. But there's plenty about branding and content management, too.
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    5 tricks to raising your prices without losing clients
    American Express OPEN Forum
    It's inevitable: We all have to raise prices at some point in order to stay solvent. It's also inevitable that we're going to agonize over the decision, worrying about what the net effect on our business will be. However, if you carefully think through a strategy on how you will raise prices and follow these five proven tips, you can increase prices without alienating your clients and customers.
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    TRENDING ARTICLES
    Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

        6 skin habits to unlearn now (India TV)
    Time for a change? (Professional Beauty Magazine)
    7 ways to have a truly great morning (Inc.)
    7 key trends emerging in the hospitality industry (By Archita Datta Majumdar)
    Boomers feed growing wellness vacation industry (Forbes)

    Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


    MARKETING 101


    Marketing with postcards — part I
    By Jeffrey Dobkin
    How can you stay in your customers' minds? It's easy with a few postcards. Mail postcards to prospects and customers every few weeks, and they'll think of you first when they need something. They'll pick up the phone and call you first when they're ready to buy. Postcards are cheap, easy, hard-working marketing tools, and here's why.
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    Recognizing social media behavior will breed success for beauty brands
    CosmeticsDesign.com USA
    Beauty brands must understand that social media is an infrastructure used to connect people and interact, and not just a media platform to distribute their own messages, according to an industry expert.
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    SPA CLINICALS
    TRENDING ARTICLE
    MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
    Face washing promotion for preventing active trachoma
    The Cochrane Library
    Trachoma remains a major cause of avoidable blindness among underprivileged populations in many developing countries. It is estimated that about 146 million people have active trachoma and nearly 6 million people are blind due to complications associated with repeat infections.

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    Boomers feed growing wellness vacation industry
    Forbes
    Today, the words "wellness" and "vacation" are spoken in the same breath with unprecedented frequency. Over the past decade, this type of vacation has become incredibly diverse and democratized.

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    Time for a change?
    Professional Beauty Magazine
    It will affect the vast majority of your clients — and your staff — at one time. Yet we still don't really like to talk about it. In fact, many therapists don't fully understand it.

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    TEACHING TIPS


    5 tools for giving students narrative feedback
    TeachThought
    Teachers may reside in a society driven by standards and high-stakes testing, but this doesn't change the fact that the best way to evaluate learning is with formative assessment and narrative feedback. When evaluation becomes a conversation, students are transformed into critics of their own progress and achievement improves.
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    COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION


    CE Articles from PCIJournal.com
    NCEA
    MELANOMA: COA#PCIA1013   Exp. 11/1/2017  This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.   Download article and test.

    Learning objectives
    After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
    1. Understand the cause of Melanoma cancer and how to reduce risk.
    2. Understand the treatment options currently available.

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    POLITICAL ADVOCACY


    Standards & Regulatory Positions
    NCEA
    The mission of the NCEA is to define standards of practice through certification and continuing education accreditation in order to represent and advocate for the esthetic profession.

    NCEA is protecting your right to practice by ...
    • Providing professional excellence through the NCEA Certified credential.
    • Approving continuing education through the Commission on Accreditation.
    • Advocating to strengthen your voice and position with state regulatory boards.

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