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8 science-based ways to reverse aging
Mother Nature Network
We are all born with the genes bequeathed to us by our parents, but there are an incredible variety and number of ways our life choices — and random events or exposures — can impact those genes, including some ways scientists don't know yet. How "well" you age can absolutely be a luck-of-the-genes situation.
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WHAT'S THE LATEST?


Women put average of 168 chemicals on their bodies each day
ABC News
American women put an average of 168 chemicals on their bodies each day, according to a nonprofit group, but two senators say federal regulations on personal care products have barely changed since the 1930s.
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How your skin changes with age — from your 30s to your 60s
BT
Ever wondered why you need to change your skin care routine with age? We look at exactly what happens to your skin as you get older — and what you can do to look after it.
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US Supreme court rules fish spa pedicures unsafe
Spa Opportunities
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a spa owner from Phoenix against the decision by Arizona's Court of Appeals that said pedicures delivered by garra rufa fish — which nibble dead skin off clients' feet — is an unsafe practice according to state regulations for consumer protection.
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NCEA-sponsored Prep Class — May 30

Premiere Orlando
May 30
Orlando, Florida

NCEA CERTIFIED PREP CLASS
Saturday, May 30

REGISTER NOW
• Members: $125
• Nonmembers: $149

Includes:
  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value)
  • 2-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
Membership status must be current on day of event.

Additional NCEA-sponsored Prep Classes:
June 20 - Las Vegas
Sept. 19 - Long Beach, California
Oct. 24 - Philadelphia


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QUOTABLE


"I am so excited about becoming a NCEA Certified professional and bringing my career to the next level. NCEA has helped me become a more knowledgeable instructor. Now I can bring my students the most current and up-to-date information. Thanks NCEA!"

— Amber Celeste Barutcu, Miami Beach, Florida



BUSINESS BRIEFS


Why small business is personal — not local
Entrepreneur
Have you heard the idea that your thoughts become the words you speak? Then those words become beliefs, then actions, habits, character and ultimately, your destiny? It's true. And as society exclaims that small business is local, you stand alongside, beaming with pride. Unfortunately, your belief manifests into your actions of remaining local, and in doing so, you place limitations on your success. Yes, you may be successful — but only to the few thousand people in your local neighborhood.
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Glass half-full or half-empty? Maybe it's time to get a pitcher
By Jessica Taylor
Is your glass half-full or half-empty? This question has been used for decades to emphasize the difference between negative and positive thinking. It's the tool that's used to describe two type of people — optimists and pessimists. With all of the reasons people can get down on themselves and become pessimists, it doesn't mean they should — or that you should let them. Psychologist and CEO of Good Think, Inc., Shawn Achor has seen negativity in organizations and argues that you can change people's brain waves to become more positive — and ultimately more productive.
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MARKETING 101


Create a better digital marketing strategy with these 4 tips
Entrepreneur
We all know the drill. To be competitive these days, brands need to engage with customers regularly. Technology and social platforms have made it easy to do so, and there seems to be no shortage of opportunities for engagement. The problem is that too many brands are getting it wrong.
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8 mobile marketing tips you don't want to miss
The Huffington Post
If you look around, you will see that virtually everyone carries a smartphone. Yes, even kids have their own devices. In fact, there are nearly 3.5 billion unique mobile users. By the end of 2015, there will be 4.9 billion connected devices. Because the rise of mobile usage has skyrocketed, the culture of communication has changed, and marketers need to keep up by understanding how their prospective customers prefer to communicate.
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SPA CLINICALS
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Mohs micrographic surgery versus surgical excision for periocular basal cell carcinoma
The Cochrane Library
Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer in the white population. It is traditionally treated by surgical excision or by Mohs micrographic surgery.

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Energy injections: Is this new spa trend legit?
The Daily Beast
Spa days typically consist of massages and face masks — but now, some "wellness spas" are offering more on the menu. How about an energizing injection of vitamin B, rather than a rub down?

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Tailored treatment
Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa
Most spa guests will scan over the list of services, which include a narrow range of cookie cutter treatments, check out the price and tell the esthetician which facial they want, and the esthetician simply complies. But does this make any sense?

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TEACHING TIPS


The changing role of teacher in personalized learning environments
TeachThought
Today's students are studying and learning differently — a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Our recent study found that 81 percent of college students use mobile devices to study, the second most popular device category behind laptops and up 40 percent in usage since 2013.
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Mentoring and leading go hand in hand
By Betty Boyd
Leadership is an opportunity to give back, and mentoring is the best way to build future leaders. Mentoring allows leaders to pass on their knowledge, which benefits both those being mentored and the organization. Mentoring is an opportunity that should not be taken lightly. It is a way forward in achieving the dreams and goals for both individuals and the organization. Here are four tips to help make mentoring matter.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Foreskin facials are a thing (COSMOPOLITAN)
The best anti-aging treatment is your diet (Boston Globe)
11 ways to boost Facebook engagement for small businesses (Social Media Examiner)
Spa's food in sync with its mission (San Francisco Chronicle)
Successful email marketing: Building a dream database (Salon Today)

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COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION

ELECTROTHERAPTY ONLINE TRAINING
CE Activity approved by the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations

COA #REJQPR. Exp. 3/13/2017
This educational activity has been approved for 3.0 CEs.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
  1. Understand the process or working with electrotherapy gloves.
  2. Evaluate the proper application.
  3. Define the benefits of massage techniques with electrotherapy gloves.
  4. Understand responsibilities of practice with Q-Polar RF.
Click here to download article and test.

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POLITICAL ADVOCACY


Apprenticeship Position
NCEA
Did you know? NCEA's position that ... apprenticeship shall not be a substitute for theoretical and practical education of the esthetic student in a state-approved licensed school.
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