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'Power Facial' is the latest in medical facial technology
In Hollywood and Bollywood, more and more celebrities are shying away from the scalpel and moving towards noninvasive therapies. Enter the ultra-effective dermatology facial, which gives instant and long-lasting results, without any of the pain. The "Power Facial" is the latest in medical-facial technology and it offers a 360-degree therapy that has become a must do for all celebrities before their red-carpet events.
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Spa employment law, part I
You have talent, drive, you enjoy working with people and making them look their very best — and you have the entrepreneurial spirit — so you decide to open a your own spa. Clients start calling immediately, the spa's reputation grows, clientele grows and the spa needs more team members. This is the part of owning a business that no one really tells you about — how to address employee issues associated with owning and running a business.
'Thai face-slapping' massage fad comes to Los Angeles
Los Angeles residents are seeking "face-slapping" massage therapy to maintain a youthful appearance.
The upwards face-slapping technique is an evolution of the Thai massage routine called Sen, where therapists use a chopping motion around the neck and shoulders to relax a spa guest's muscles.
Massage for preventative health, not just pampering
We all know how good it feels to get a massage. You can literally feel a weight being lifted, stress floating away and the mind calming to a zen-like state. We leave thinking, "I need to get a massage more often." Yet, typically, we don't follow through.
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"As a professional always seeking advancement in the Esthetic field and a CIDESCO diplomat, the research of Esthetic Standards and Principals has led me to pursue becoming NCEA Certified and share its visions among professionals."
— Sylvie Archenault, Chatsworth, California
6 steps to patient leadership
By Betty Boyd
Leadership is many things to many people, but is patience one of those attributes? How does a leader in an organization show patience to its workforce? When all is said and done, patience will help the organization progress in future endeavors, build better relationships, strive to inspire others and build a better culture for its workforce. Here are six steps toward being a more patient leader.
The secret to protecting your brand starts with your name
Small Business Trends
You want your business to stand out in the crowd. That's why your brand should be highly memorable, emotionally compelling and different from the rest. If you're planning on launching a business in the new year, keep in mind that your business name is the cornerstone of your brand. Most likely, before customers get to know you or your products, they'll hear your business name. Yet, while a name is critical to defining the brand, companies often make mistakes when selecting their name.
Strategies: 5 keys to holiday social media success
Do you have customers who've liked your small business on Facebook? Followed you on Twitter? Pinned you on Pinterest? Are clients and prospects connected to you on LinkedIn? Then the holidays are the perfect time for you to post, tweet, pin and connect right back.
When it comes to holiday marketing, social media is the small business powerhouse in 2014.
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How mindfulness could benefit your teaching practice
Some schools are building mindfulness programs into their curriculum as part of the effort to build social and emotional skills in addition to academic ones. Studies of mindfulness practice show that when kids focus on what they are feeling at a given moment in time, they increase the functioning of the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that controls executive functioning and self-regulation.
Unlocking the mystery of critical thinking
Critical thinking. We all endorse it. We all want our students to do it. And we claim to teach it. But do we? Do we even understand and agree what it means to think critically?
According to Paul and Elder's 2013 survey findings, most faculty don't know what critical thinking is or how to teach it. Unless faculty explicitly and intentionally design their courses to build their students' critical thinking skills and receive training in how to teach them, their students do not improve their skills.
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COA-APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION
Skin Management Programs Using Advanced Technologies|
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.
Skin Management Programs Using Advanced Technologies
Presented by Alexandra J. Zani
About the webinar:
The use of advanced technology can add light years in results for numerous skin conditions, especially rejuvenating aging skin. This presentation will explore skin management programs using examples that include lifestyle and nutrition modifications. Understanding their use and biological effects in the skin, are the first rung in the ladder of success when making the right choice for correcting skin conditions. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2017.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
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- Describe the physics of micro current and light based technology.
- Understand the biological effects of light therapy and micro current in the skin.
- Explore how these new technologies can make a difference in skin conditions.
- Demonstrate how to build a new model for skin condition management programs.
(Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.)
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NCEA's LED position
Did you know? … It is the position of the NCEA that:
- LED devices should be used by skin care professionals.
- In addition to manufacturer supplied, device specific education, skin care professionalsshall complete a course of study equivalent to that recommended by the NCEA.
- If skin care professionals wish to use LED devices, they should take the necessary education to include theoretical and practical application as part of their core curriculum or as continuing education modules.
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