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Charcoal and its purifying properties are the latest health fad
NY Daily News
It heats up your grill and now it's heating up the makeup counters. Activated charcoal is the latest ingredient to take the beauty industry by storm — giving other hipster favorites, like clay and coconut oil, a run for their money. The black residue is being used in everything from teeth-whitening solutions to a lemonade cleanse and now, as the key ingredient in an expensive new facial.
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WHAT'S THE LATEST?


Increasing knowledge, proof will help skin care devices sell
CosmeticsDesign.com USA
When it comes to the success of skin care devices, the most important thing is knowledge and proof that they work, say a vast majority of consumers. Over the years, the beauty device market has built on a solid foundation, yet still is waiting to fully be accepted by all. The potential is certainly there though.
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Caveman skin care: Genius or rubbish?
Pai Skin Care
A new skin care trend is doing the rounds and it seriously is dividing opinions. Caveman skin care is as primal as it sounds — it's all about taking your skin care back to "caveman" basics. So that means no products or, in the extreme cases, no water — at all!
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The changing nature of consumers and the beauty industry
Skin Inc.
Consumer panel Kantar Worldpanel recently completed an in-depth analysis of the evolving United States makeup market, developing a report on how the changing nature of consumers and the beauty industry is affecting color cosmetic consumption. Here are some of the highlights from Kantar Worldpanel's analysis.
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QUOTABLE


"What a blessing and a honor to have achieved the NCEA Certified credential. The material was excellent and I applaud raising the bar for our industry."

— Judieth A. Brack, Kerrville, Texas



BUSINESS BRIEFS


How to save for retirement — and run a business
CBS MoneyWatch
For many entrepreneurs and small-business owners, planning for retirement may seem like it conflicts with running a business. As a result, many find themselves without any savings when they reach retirement age. Then, if they can't sell their business for a hefty sum, they have little choice but to keep running it into their old age.
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Discovering company culture through the beat of a happy tune
By Bianca Gibson
As defined by About.com, company culture is the personality of a company and defines what the organization is like to work for from the employee's perspective. Loud music, food trucks for lunch, over-the-top holiday parties, telework opportunities and a relaxed dress code all are examples that produce company culture, but perks aren't the only items to consider. Organizations can help ensure employee satisfaction by implementing the three items discussed in this article to their company culture.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    What your hands can reveal about your health (Grandparents.com via The Huffington Post)
Skin care for men: 5 keys to minimizing the effects of age (MensXP)
10 tax tips for new business owners (Fox Business)
Finding the gems in the global market for professional skin care products (Kline)

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MARKETING 101


Using video in your email marketing
MarketingProfs
Email marketers understand that the subject line, including key words within it, are vital to obtaining higher open and click-through rates, but what is just as important is a clear call to action. It could be a phrase or sentence, a video or a single word, but a clear call to action is the primary determinant of whether the email recipient will click on your email or delete it forever.
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Mobile marketing, the unstoppable game changer for entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur
Over the past couple of years, mobile marketing has emerged as the game-changer for businesses and consumers around the world. Key indicators point to mobile marketing emerging as the dominant form of marketing in the very near future.
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SPA CLINICALS
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Chimeric autologous/allogeneic constructs for skin regeneration
Military Medicine via PubMed
The ideal treatment for severe cutaneous injuries would eliminate the need for autografts and promote fully functional, aesthetically pleasing autologous skin regeneration. NIKS progenitor cell-based skin tissues have been developed to promote healing by providing barrier function and delivering wound healing factors.

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Summer skin care: Could be the season of the itch
Los Angeles Times
As appealing as the long afternoons, soaring temperatures and time outside can be, they also signal a harsh environment that can assault the skin.

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The real answers behind esthetics in a medical setting
Skin Inc.
Practicing esthetics with a physician is a great career option and definitely has its advantages, including continued learning; clinically proven treatments and products; the ability to help all clients through direct referral; and opportunities for client interaction.

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TEACHING TIPS


What are the most powerful uses of tech for learning?
MindShift
When we talk about the digital divide in education, the discussions revolve mainly around two factors: lack of access to the Internet and lack of knowing how to use that access in powerful ways that can fuel learning beyond consuming content.
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5 strategies for engaging Netflix generation
The Epoch Time
Online video is taking the world by storm, and today's students are the biggest consumers of online video content — they are the "Netflix generation." These students have grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand and on any device. Combined with the rise of flipped and blended learning methodologies, it's natural that today's educators are seeking innovative ways to take advantage of video.
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COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION

COA-Approved Webinar Series
presented by the Society of Dermatology Skin Care Specialists


The SDSS is a voluntary organization, which aims to develop and foster the highest standards of skin care in the dermatology setting. Each webinar is approximately one-hour and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (COA) for 1.0 CE.


Combining Lasers and Esthetic Services
Presented by Terri A. Wojak

About the webinar:
The role of the skin care specialist in pre- and post-laser care is often essential to the success of the treatment itself. Understanding the patient concerns and educating them on how to best care for their skin and condition is paramount. Skin treatments intra-laser can be helpful for a number of dermatologic treatments and requires evaluation and planning with the physician's treatment. 1.0 CE through Feb. 7, 2017.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
  1. Understand types of laser and light therapy treatments.
  2. Formulate pre-, intra- and post-care treatment plans.
  3. Evaluate patient concerns.
  4. Differentiate treatment plans based upon device and indication.
Order this webinar:
(Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.)
  SDSS member fee: $19.95 click here
  Nonmember fee: $24.95 click here
For other SDSS approved courses, click here

Learn more about becoming a member


POLITICAL ADVOCACY


Esthetician job task 600 hours
NCEA
Did you know … It's NCEA's position that an esthetician upon completion of a 600-hour program should be able to perform and/or know these following job tasks.
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