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SkinCeuticals announces the opening of its Advanced Clinical Spa inside Houston Skin Associates and Adara Medical Spa, continuing its mission to inaugurate holistic skin care programs through strategic partnerships with top-tier dermatologists nationwide.
By Elizabeth Donat
In life, we say that hindsight is 20/20. We all wish that we could go back in time and tell our younger selves what to do and what not to do so that we could be the best versions of ourselves today. As a licensed esthetician and skin care expert, here are my top six beauty tips to my younger self — and you.
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There are few things in life that chocolate can't fix. PMS? A bad day? A break-up? Grab yourself a Snickers bar and everything will be A-OK. But there's one thing you probably haven't tried the cocoa cure-all for yet: Your skin problems. So, is it really possible that chocolate is good for your skin?
International Medical Travel Journal
Health and medical tourists spend almost 10 times more than holidaymakers to Turkey, according to the Association of Health Strategies and Social Policies.
SASOMER claims that Turkey gets 1.1 million health and medical tourists. Health tourism consists of three subgroups, medical tourism, tourism for the senior and handicapped, and thermal tourism. This produces annual revenue of $2.3 to 3 billion and the country is predicted to raise this figure to $5 billion by 2020.
"I sometimes thought less is more, except with esthetics. This profession has kept me on my toes; kind of a vision. I am a proud member of NCEA. All the learning's have assured confidence and enhanced my day-to-day business decisions."
— Linda Rabah, Hallandale Beach, Florida
By Catherine Iste
Sometimes it is difficult to escape stupidity at work. Whether it is an irritating co-worker, a micromanaging boss or just a case of the Mondays, foolishness can be lurking in the next meeting. While a sarcastic response, screaming in the supply closet or telling someone to shut up might seem like great solutions in the moment, they are more likely to land you a one-on-one conversation with HR than any lasting relief. Instead of seeking revenge, harboring bad feelings, or letting an otherwise benign but annoying behavior derail a good day, handle stupidity with these two simple steps.
Entrepreneur Mike Kappel writes: "Being an entrepreneur for more than 30 years has taught me how important it is to track data about my business. But, I didn't always take the same approach.
During the early years, I was so busy trying to build my company that I didn't take much time to stop and look at the results of my efforts. That led to some under-calculated decisions that cost me time and money. I needed to use ratios to check my progress.
What are financial ratios used for? At my current company, Patriot Software, I use all kinds of data to guide my next moves. Financial ratios are an important part of reviewing performance to see what's working."
As a small business owner, you can use simple ratios to grow your company.
There's still plenty of autumn left, but you can already feel the holiday season approaching. And while you might think that you still have plenty of time to launch your holiday email marketing campaign, the truth is that the time to prepare is now — at least if you want to get the most of this holiday season.
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Did you know every 83 seconds someone posts an anti-Semitic message on social media? That's 44 messages every hour. Startlingly, 63 percent of all anti-Semitic content online is on Twitter. Growing hate speech on social media has real-world impacts. For example, Charlottesville's Unite the Right rally was organized on Facebook. Only after the rally began to make national news did Facebook take down the event page.
British Association of Dermatologists via PubMed
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndromeis a blistering dermatosis caused by exfoliative toxins released from Staphylococcus aureus. We sought to describe the incidence, costs, length of stay, comorbidities, and mortality of SSSS in U.S. children.
How can school leaders push for innovation when every year 15 to 20 percent of the teaching staff turns over, along with a similar number of students? High turnover rates make it difficult to hold on to institutional knowledge, and even worse, the rationale for systems can become murky. Schools end up continuing practices they've always used out of inertia; the person who implemented an idea, and who can defend its importance, may have even left. These conditions make for a difficult environment in which to lead change.
Better managers recognize that the art of management is something they need to learn. No one becomes a fully competent manager overnight. There are, of course, many ways of learning how to be an effective manager.
There is no doubt that experience is the best teacher — the time you have spent as a manager or team leader and your analysis of how good managers you come across operate. You can learn from your own boss and from other bosses.
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December 10 – Register here
To earn the National Certification, you can complete the Candidate Application at home, and then attend this Prep Class with same-day testing (while the information is fresh-in-your-head.) You may attend this class, only if your application is complete. The $175 Records Verification Fee and the $375 Certification Exam Fee are included.
TRAINER - Irene Koufalis
Irene is the owner/president of European Beauty Concepts, which she opened in in 1988, in East Texas, PA. A native of Greece, she came to the United States with her passion for esthetics that has now spanned over 30 years. She is licensed esthetician who holds both CIDESCO and the NCEA Certified credential. She wants to help estheticians achieve the best-advanced education and that is why she became a NCEA Trainer. She looks forward to passing on her passion, and the great standards set by NCEA to protect the future of the industry.
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OPTION 1 — Total $664
Purchase the Training Manual ($114 fee) to study independently. Then mail your completed Candidate Application ($175 fee) to NCEA,
and then take your test in the comfort of your home/office ($375 exam fee).
- OR -
OPTION 2 — Total $664
Purchase the Training Manual ($114 fee). Bring your completed Candidate Application to a NCEA Certified Prep Class with Same-Day Testing ($550 fee).
"Brush-up" your skills with a NCEA Trainer and then immediately take the test
(while the information is fresh-in-your-head).
Decide which method of preparation is best for you. GET STARTED NOW TO EARN YOUR NATIONAL CERTIFICATION!
**Register for any of the prep classes below by clicking here to the main page on NCEA, then scroll down to the specific state listing. Use the hyperlink adjacent to preferred date to register.
San Diego — Nov. 7
For more information, contact Trainer Melanie M. Trehan at 619-838-5353
Torrance — Oct. 25 and Nov. 15
For further information contact Wellness & Beauty Learning Center by Universal Companies at 800-558-5571, or email@example.com to Anita Barton-Lumpkin.
Woodland Hills — Nov. 12
For more information contact Selective Esthetics at 818-876-0134, or www.selectiveesthetics.com.
Boca Raton — Oct. 27
For more information contact AW Advanced Skincare Training. Trainer
Adriana Wroth at 954-973-5799.
Chicago — Oct. 30
For more information contact True U Education. Trainer
Terri Wojak at 312-440-9740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW JERSEY/NEW YORK/CONNECTICUT
Ridgewood, N.J. — Nov. 13
For more information contact Trainer Susanne S. Warfield at 201-670-4100.
Turnersville, N.J. — Nov. 15
For more information contact Trainer Madaline Barris at 856-952-4626.
East Texas/Macungie — Nov. 12 and Dec. 10
For more information contact Irene Koufalies.
Greenville — Nov. 6
For more information on either class, contact Trainer Alexandra Zani at 864-640-1516.
For more information contact Trainer Abigail Zsenai at 802-280-5892.
Abingdon — Dec. 16
For more information, contact Trainer Anita Barton-Lumpkin at 888-558-5571, or email@example.com.
Call for ongoing class additions
Go to Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology. Phone: 509-979-7579
**Register for any of the prep classes above by clicking here to the main page on NCEA, then scroll down to the specific state listing. Use the hyperlink adjacent to preferred date to register.
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063