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NCEA-sponsored Prep Class - Saturday, Feb. 28

The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
Pre-Congress - Miami Beach, Florida

Saturday, Feb. 28 • Room D 236
• Members - $125
• Nonmembers - $149


  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value)
  • 2-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
Membership status must be current on day of event.

Additional NCEA-sponsored Prep Classes:
April 25 - Dallas
Sept. 19 - Long Beach, California
Oct. 24 - Philadelphia

The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists is an Association Member of the coalition and supports the national skin care certification credential. SDSS membership voted to encourage its members to attain the NCEA Certified credential to better meet the esthetician job tasks of the esthetician and support professional mobility.
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Dermatologists: You don't have to shower every day
Essence Magazine
If you take daily showers, you may be doing more harm to your body than good. A new study shows that bathing too often is actually really bad for your skin. Dermatologists say, the more you wash, especially in hot water, the more likely you are to dry out and irritate your skin. You could be washing away good bacteria that naturally helps your skin and make small cracks that can lead to skin infections.
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Eyelash transplant
Believe it or not, eyelashes are not simply for applying mascara. They function to protect your eyes from debris and warn you about impending danger near the eye. However, eyelashes are known more for their form than their function. Long, thick eyelashes have are a sign of good health and beauty.
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Bacteria contribute to development of skin cancer
Immuno-Oncology News
A recent study, published in Nature Communications by King's College London researchers, has identified a novel mechanism associated with skin damage that initiates tumor formation. The researchers describe an innate detection of bacteria by the cells of the immune system during the development of skin tumors.
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Noninvasive lifts of eyebrow, neck and chin are effective
The micro-focused ultrasound therapy known as Ultherapy effectively lifts and tightens skin on the eyebrow and neck and under the chin without adverse effects for patients of all ages, according to a new study.
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Infrared offers odds on skin cancer spreading
Chemistry World
Scientists in Belgium have shown that infrared spectrometry can help predict how likely it is that a melanoma tumor, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has spread to other organs.
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Breakthrough in skin cancer research gives clue to treating drug resistance
UCLA researchers studying how people with melanoma build up resistances to treatment drugs have discovered signature genetic changes in tumors that give clues about how to counter the effect, the university reported. "If we understand how a disease fights your therapy, then we can start to design more effective treatment strategies," said Dr. Roger Lo of UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Study reveals injuries related to indoor tanning
Club Industry
Most indoor tanning-related injuries come from skin burns, according to a study published on Dec. 15 by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collected data from tanning bed injuries that sent people to emergency departments from 2003 to 2012. The study noted that more than 3,200 people go to the emergency room each year due to injuries sustained from tanning.
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Dermatologists better at detecting melanoma
Dermatology Times
Dermatologists are significantly better at diagnosing melanoma than nondermatologist clinicians, according to a study presented at the 89th annual meeting of the Canadian Dermatology Association in Toronto.
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Stem cells and skin care
Med Esthetics
Google the words "human stem cells skin care" and you will see more than 3 million search results. But when it comes to topical skin care products, the discussion of stem cells is really about growth factors, cytokines and chemokines. Some are grown in the laboratory and others are found in stem-cell-conditioned media.
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Is it time for an eye-lift?
While they may be the "windows into your soul," your eyes are also one of the first places where you start to show your age. Luckily, an eye-lift is a simple and easy way to turn back the clock a few years. But how do you know when it's the right time to get one?
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 Continuing Education
COA-Approved Webinar

Organics in the Physicians Office

Presented by Patricia Scherven, LE, BA, NCEA Certified

About the webinar:
The trend of using organics and in-organics in the physician's office will be explored. Consumers are aware, and will ask the skin care specialist the benefits and concerns of using these ingredients and products. The direction in which these compounds: natural, unrefined oils and flower essences, along with beliefs and health issues will be discussed. 1.0 CE through Feb. 7, 2017.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the difference between organic versus in-organic.
2) Evaluate the ingredient's safety factors.
3) Explore the future of organic ingredients in your practice.
4) Recognize the marketing challenges.

Webinar cost: $19.95 member; $24.95 nonmember. To order this webinar as a member, click here. To order this webinar as a nonmember, click here.

Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.

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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation has approved these webinars. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation go to NCEA Certified website.

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