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Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa
Most people think of a spa experience as solitary, featuring inwardly focused personal time where relaxation is encouraged in quiet, dimly lit spaces, with treatments experienced in the comfort of a private room. This was not always the case. The historical origins of spa are found in balneum centers, where people gathered to benefit from the healing waters. The key element of the experience was also community.
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Spa retreats for people with cancer
The Guardian
Although a spa seems like the perfect place for someone recovering from serious illness, most are very wary of taking bookings from people who have been treated for cancer. Thankfully, a handful have changed their approach.
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Hyatt adds Marilyn Monroe theme to its resort spas
HotelChatter
More than 50 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe still is a beauty icon. So much so that Hyatt Resorts around the country in locations like Maui, Monterey and Orlando are partnering with Marilyn Monroe Spas and adding the themed spas to their properties. Along with treatment rooms, the spas have "glamour rooms," a social space where gals can have their makeup and hair done in a fun, lively atmosphere.
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More men going to spas, because getting pampered is awesome
Mashable
For $75, you can relax with a cleansing foot bath filled with fresh ale and a scrub made with crushed barley and malt. It's topped off with a foot rub using none other than hop oil. This Brew and Renew "Amber Ale Foot Soak" offered by the Four Seasons Resort in Vail, Colorado, is just another example of new spa treatments aiming to attract men.
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— Maureen C. Thacker, Kissimmee, Florida



BUSINESS BRIEFS


Why simplicity is the key to success
American Express OPEN Forum
Avoiding the technology trap of newer, better, more — and other distractions not in your business plan — can help your business grow.
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How supervisors can earn employees' T.R.U.S.T.
By D. Albert Brannen
Every manager and supervisor wants their employees to trust them. Earning trust is difficult, but once it exists in a relationship, the sky is the limit. Employees who trust their superiors are more satisfied, productive and innovative. They are also less likely to feel a need to be represented by a union, file lawsuits against their employers and probably even work safer. So, how does one earn the trust of employees? This article offers five steps on the way toward earning employees’ trust.
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MARKETING 101


Infographic: How to acquire customers without a marketing budget
Entrepreneur
The old adage "you have to spend money to make money" doesn't always apply to marketing. If you have a product that people want, you don't need a $100,000 marketing budget to acquire customers. There are ways to acquire them without spending a penny. Today's infographic shows you how to do just that. It applies to both startups and established companies.
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What everyone else is doing in marketing and what you should do differently
The Huffington Post
Trying to establish your brand as the leader among competitors can be daunting and dispiriting. Sure, you employ all the marketing tactics shared by other successful companies but is that enough to make you the innovator, the brand other brands come to for advice?
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SPA CLINICALS
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Vitamin B12 modulates the transcriptome of skin microbiota in acne pathogenesis
American Association for the Advancement of Science via PubMed
Various diseases have been linked to the human microbiota, but the underlying molecular mechanisms of the microbiota in disease pathogenesis are often poorly understood. Using acne as a disease model, we aimed to understand the molecular response of the skin microbiota to host metabolite signaling in disease pathogenesis.

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Water: The truth about this insanely easy skin care routine
Refinery29
In the age of less is more, is it really possible to wash your face with water? No soap, no cleanser, no oil, no honey. Just water. While dermatologists do see patients going overboard with cleansers and soaps, the water-only method is extreme.

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Are float spas making a comeback?
WCAU-TV
Allen Hughes said the concept of floatation therapy took a long time to sink in. The management consultant, a self-described "high strung" type, who's always looking for new ways to relieve stress, said he didn't think floating in water could bring him that much relaxation. "This is something crazy people do," he recalled thinking.

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TEACHING TIPS


Getting students to do the reading
Faculty Focus
Getting students to do their assigned reading is a struggle. Most teachers don't need anyone to tell them what the research pretty consistently reports. On any given day, only 20 to 30 percent of the students arrive at class having done the reading. Faculty are using a variety of approaches to up that percentage: quizzes, assignments that require some sort of written response to the reading, reading journals, a variety of optional reading support materials and calling on students to answer questions about the reading. Which of these approaches work best?
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A spectrum: How to make learning visible
Teach Thought
What students say and do and create are products of thought processes that, more or less, are predictable — and of significant potential if we can make those processes visible. The idea of making learning visible isn't new. This is an idea as old as conversation or writing — show me what you know. It comes in many forms, from essays, quizzes and exams, to the lifeless "What'd you learn in school today?" conversation.
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NCEA-sponsored Prep Class — Aug. 24


San Jose, California
Saturday, Aug. 24

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• 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
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Membership status must be current on day of event.

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


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Save the Date: NETT Teacher Training

Mark your calendar to attend the National Esthetic Teacher Training Conference:


  • Long Beach Convention Center - Sept. 19
  • Philadelphia Convention Center - Oct. 24


  • To receive registration information, text "NCEA" to 22828.

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    POLITICAL ADVOCACY


    Esthetician Internship/Externship Definition
    NCEA
    Did you know NCEA considers ...

    esthetician internships and externships to be those that are part of the curriculum of a state-approved licensed school.

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