|This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.|
Advertise in this news brief.
2014 Year in Review
With 2014 behind us, NCEA hopes its members, partners and other industry professionals had a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the NETT News a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Tuesday, Jan. 6.
Facials wild and wacky in UAE
From March 11:
When it comes to looking youthful, no treatment is ever too outlandish and we have quite a few of them in the United Arab Emirates. Although some of them may sound utterly zany there's no dearth of takers for these facials. We bring you some of the most popular ones.
Brand new beauty treatments for 2014
Daily and Sunday Express
From Jan. 7:
The buzz around 2014's anti-aging breakthroughs and cosmetic surgery trends has begun.
A recent study looked at the beauty industry and predicted what will be hot news this year. According to the results, the biggest demand will be for fat-melting procedures, with chin implants coming in second place.
More research needed on facial yoga for aesthetic rejuvenation
Plastic Surgery Practice
From Jan. 28:
Many women and men may turn to facial exercises or facial yoga to tighten and tone lax skin and reign in jowling, but there is not enough evidence to support these practices, a systematic review shows.
Industry responds to teenage client's reaction to brow treatment
Professional Beauty Magazine
From July 8:
The recent tabloid story of a disastrous brow treatment carried out on a teenage client highlights the importance of patch testing before tints.
The story, published in the Metro on July 1, reported that a client aged 13, accompanied by a friend of her mother, received an eyebrow wax and decided to add on a brow tint treatment. The therapist performed the tint without a carrying out a patch test, despite the client saying that she'd had allergic reactions to hair dye in the past.
| Looking for similar articles? Search here, keywords BUSINESS MARKETING.|
8 common skin care mistakes
From Aug. 22:
Whether you spend just 30 seconds every morning or have a dedicated prebedtime ritual, practically everyone has a skin care routine. And while we all have the best intentions when it comes to taking care of our complexion, we sometimes sabotage our skin without realizing it. Your daily habits make a major difference when it comes to preventing damage and premature aging. Renee Rouleau, a celebrity esthetician with skin care spas in Dallas and pop-up spas in New York City and Los Angeles, shares the eight most common skin care mistakes — and how to fix them.
Top 5 med spa owner concerns
From Feb. 4:
Med spas continue to increase in popularity, and the growth in this industry is staggering. In 2013, 6.1 million Botox procedures were performed, mostly in med spas. But the lack of regulations and oversight is threatening this growing industry. Many physicians open med spas with little awareness of the potential legal pitfalls that can quickly threaten an unprepared med spa business. Spa owners commonly face these five issues.
Are you calling yourself a medical esthetician?
From May 6:
As attorneys specializing in medical spa law, we dedicate a large part of our practice traveling to different conferences and seminars to educate and inform medical spa professionals about the do's and don'ts of their industry. And it seems that every time the rules and regulations governing medical spas are presented to a group of estheticians, the first thing they tell us is that they are actually "medical estheticians" in order to denote that they work in a medical spa setting. Our response? You may be breaking the law.
Miss an issue of NETT News? Click here to visit NETT News archive page.
Mineral oil: Skin friend or foe?
From Oct. 21:
Mineral oil is a beauty-product ingredient that inherently arouses suspicion. It is, after all, a derivative of petroleum — as in crude oil; the stuff that runs machines and makes the modern world go 'round. Do we really want that on our skin?
5 things you never should say to a client
From July 22:
The world of business can be tricky to navigate. Sure, you have a great product, but now you must procure and retain clients. And that can be like navigating a minefield. Each customer brings a different personality and expectations to manage.
Could bleach facials become the next big craze?
From Jan. 14:
"Toxic," "flammable," "corrosive" and "keep out of children's reach" are the warnings listed on a bottle of Clorox. But a recent study by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine suggested the common household cleaning bleach could have anti-aging benefits, and reports of women having bleach facials are popping up on social media.
| Share this article:
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit
Rebecca Eberhardt, Content Editor, 469.420.2608
Susanne S. Warfield, NCEA Executive Director, 201.670.4100
NCEA Membership & Regulatory Standards
NCEA Certified & Commission on Accreditation
Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our e-mails get to your inbox. Learn how.
This edition of the NETT News was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Dec. 23, 2014
Dec. 9, 2014
Dec. 2, 2014
Nov. 25, 2014
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063