Tech savvy members use the Smart Phone app
SDSS understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the Warfield Weekly Update, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The Warfield Weekly Update is also available on MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it's downloaded, you may add the SDSS feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.
Approved botulinum toxins all 'work about the same'
Skin & Allergy News Share
Manufacturers of the approved botulinum toxins may claim that their product is superior, but there is likely little difference between them for cosmetic dermatology purposes, according to Dr. Michael H. Gold. More
Biofuel company stumbles onto cosmetics discovery
Sometimes the best discoveries coming out of research are the ones you don't expect. Solazyme, a company that focuses on biofuels, recently made an interesting cosmetics discovery. Algae is turning out to be a very versatile product. Solazyme can turn it into jet fuel. And now, algae can help aging baby boomers restore their youthful appearance. More
Red carpet skincare for the guys
Access Holllwood Share
Brad Pitt and George Clooney both hit the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the first of many red carpets the stars will be on in the next few weeks including the upcoming Golden Globes where they are going up against other nominees, Ryan Gosling, Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael Fassbender. "The biggest skin problems men face are oiliness, tired-looking eyes and not shaving correctly," according to men's skincare maven Patricia Finn, Vice President of Jack Black, a grooming line that counts Bruce Willis and Jeremy Piven as fans. More
Women who use sunless tanning products spend less time in the sun
Medical News Today Share
According to a study published Online First by Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, a survey of young women indicates that those who use sunless tanning products spent less time tanning in the sun or under UV lamps, especially those who use sunless tanning products a lot. More
Zit breakout knows no age boundaries
Chico Enterprise Record Share
It's strange fodder to write about but these attacks have pestered humankind forever. Advertisers call them blemishes. Mothers call them pimples. Kids at school just plain call them zits. No matter who you are, how old you are, where you are or what you do, they strike without warning and can destroy, on any given day, one's self-esteem. They can definitely alter the course of natural selection. More
Cosmeceutical and prescription products: Combining safely and effectively
This presentation will be given by Jennifer Wild, DO, Sponsored by PCA Skin, at the 10th Anniversary Meeting - March 19-21, 2012.
Meeting open to members and non-members.
SDSS Meeting Registration Program
Precription medications have long been the standard of care for many skin conditions. It is becoming evident that achieving and maintaining healthy skin requires a holistic treatment plan for each patient. Customized daily care regimens that address each patient’s unique skin challenges can provide more dramatic outcomes than can be attained with prescriptions alone. A skin health education process with each patient also will assist them in maintaining their results long-term.
· 3 full days of educational sessions
· Top industry speakers
· Earn COA-approved continuing education credits
· Set yourself apart and advance
Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference class requires additional registration fee for Non Members. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)
Prior to Extended February 10th After February 10th
SDSS Members $300 $395
(add'l member same office) $180 N/A
Non-Member $375 $495