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Register for the National Esthetic Teacher Training Conference
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NETT Conference — April 6
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL

Sessions will be led by esthetic leaders, including Susanne S. Warfield, a president/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc., a consulting, publishing and association management firm. Warfield is a 32-year esthetician, is NCEA Certified, holds both CIDESCO and ITEC diplomas and worked for over 13 years in a dermatology practice in New York City.

Meet the rest of the faculty here.

For complete information on the first conference of 2013, check out the official website here.

Registration for Miami Beach Hotels (Eden Roc Renaissance, Marriott, Richmond, Red South, Crest or South Beach Hotel)
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 What's the Latest?

New state legislation could change beauty landscape across US
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As we settle into the new year, state legislatures across the U.S. are in full swing. As of Jan. 28, 42 bills have been introduced, ranging from changes in occupational licensing, and continuing education, to chemical bans and restrictions, and adding new requirements for popular services like hair braiding and threading. More

Tennessee college esthetician classes train students, pamper clients
Lexington Herald-Leader    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
No one would ever mistake columnist Merlene Davis for a girly girl. All that primping and adjusting takes too much time. But a recent visit to the Gerson Award winner's school at Bluegrass Community & Technical College has Davis reconsidering that stance a bit. She toured the esthetics department and heard client after client almost purr with delight about the pampering they were receiving. More

The 2013 Gerson Award for esthetic teachers
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Applicants must be currently employed as an esthetics teacher and demonstrate excellence in providing esthetic education. All applications must be received no later than Aug. 31. Applications received after this date will be disqualified as well as incomplete applications. More

How grapefruit can give your skin a natural glow
NewBeauty    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With its distinct flavor, the powerful taste of grapefruit is not for everyone. But with its high nutritional content and refreshing scent, more and more people are touting the ingredient as a skin-care secret. But what is it about the fruit that benefits the skin? More

Dental spa in South Florida a huge success
Les Nouvelles Esthetique & Spa    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Imagine in the sights, sounds and smells of your dental office resembled those of a world clas spa. That was the idea behind Dr. Patty's Dental Boutique, South Florida's first dental spa. Think paraffin wax treatments, champagne and a personal concierge at one’s service during a routine dental cleaning. More

15 ways to fake 9 hours of sleep
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Since exhaustion shows most in the eyes, it's counterintuitive to draw attention to them. However, focusing on your peepers can make a difference. Curl lashes, allowing more light to come into the eye area, sweep on a light coat of mascara on both upper and lower lashes to create contrast with under-eye bags, run a peach eyeliner or concealer pencil in the wet line of the shelf above the lower lashes to conceal redness and apply a light-reflecting, shimmery shadow to lids. More

 Business Briefs

5 ways your business can improve by admitting your mistakes
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No one wants to admit it when they mess up. As a business owner, the temptation is huge. After all, your clients are paying you to get it right, so the last thing you want is for them to know that you've made a mistake, right? Maybe not. When you admit to mistakes in a constructive way, you won't damage your brand in the way you feared. In fact, you have a valuable opportunity to gain respect and loyalty. More

6 signs your tax preparer is incompetent
Daily Finance    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With tax season officially under way, plenty of taxpayers will decide to outsource the job of filling out their returns to paid tax preparation professionals. But just because someone walks like a tax professional and talks like a tax professional, that doesn't always mean he or she really is a tax professional. Here's how to tell you've picked the wrong person to do your taxes. More

 Marketing 101

10 local marketing tips you can implement today
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Even if your business was founded under a cave and you only started it last year, it is likely that it will have a presence on Google+ Local. Your mission is to make sure that the information on your page is accurate. To do that, you just need to claim it and make sure that you build a great listing. Google can guide you through the verification process. They will even help you make your listing great. More

3 rules for using Facebook for massage therapy marketing
Massamio (blog)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The old proverb goes, "To make friends, you must show yourself to be friendly." Setting up shop on Facebook is just the first step. Visit other pages in your community and "like" their page first. Post on their walls, share their posts and do a little virtual hand-shaking. More

 Teaching Tips

Aspiring teachers ill-prepared to use ed tech effectively
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Students who are studying to become teachers use social media in their personal lives more frequently than in-service teachers do, and they want to use ed tech in their classrooms — but their teacher preparation programs aren't fully preparing them to do this, according to a new report from Blackboard Inc. and Project Tomorrow. More

Engaging students in a habit of gratitude
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Many labels have been applied to the current generation of college students, many of them disparaging: lazy, distracted, aimless, needy, greedy and self-absorbed. Some of the emerging adults who populate college classrooms earn these labels with their classroom behaviors and mediocre performance. However, within most men and women who are 18-22 years old, there is a capacity for greater things. More

 Quotable Quote

Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.

— Bern Williams

 COA-Approved Continuing Education

Retail: A tool for increasing school profitability and students' business skills
Presented by Teddy Lester    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This class will identify skills to provide the knowledge students need to be successful in selling retail. We will review vital sales techniques, and examine the importance of retail sales in the esthetic setting. Basic principles of retailing and merchandising — a must for every student and school to be successful.

At the conclusion of the presentation the teacher will be able to:

  • Define the principles of retailing and merchandising
  • Describe ways to motivate students to learn to sell
  • Recognize the importance of teaching retail selling to the student
  • Define prescriptive selling and how to use the technique

    To view this FREE webinar, click here.

    To receive your CE for this webinar, download this CE Registration Form.

    View other COA-Approved Continuing Education.

  •  Spa Clinicals

    Reiki treatment for psychological symptoms
    Cochrane Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis Group via The Cochrane Library    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are to examine the effectiveness of Reiki when compared with no intervention/sham Reiki/treatment as usual/waiting list, pharmacological treatments or psychological therapies for anxiety and depression. More

     Political Advocacy Position

    Use of esthetician titles
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    It is the position of the NCEA that:

    Estheticians represent themselves according to their licensed title, as designated by their state licensing board or regulatory agency.

    Estheticians must not promote themselves or allow any employer to market them otherwise.

    Download complimentary PowerPoint entitled, "Advocating for your Profession."

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