Acne may blemish teens' emotional lives, too
HealthDay via Bloomberg Businessweek Share
A new review confirms something that teens have always known: pimples, low self-esteem and depression often go hand-in-hand. While it doesn't prove that blemishes actually cause emotional problems, the analysis of 16 studies suggests that teenage acne outbreaks do more than just boost Clearasil sales. More
National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference - May 21-23, 2011
Who Should Attend?
The National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference is open to all current and future skin care educators. Whether you work in a school or as a national trainer for a company, this conference will provide you with additional skills to be the best that you can be.
Why Should I Attend?
This event was created for you! NETT will give you the edge, recharge your classroom and rejuvenate your students! If you can only attend one conference this year - this is it!
What Will I Learn?
NETT is focusing on topics that will affect you and your student’s future! Providing up-to-date information and the tools to upgrade your knowledge and your esthetics program.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS APRIL 15
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Check out this COA-approved webinar from last year's NETT Conference
Preparing Yourself To Teach Advanced Classes
Presented by Judy Culp
The field of esthetics is changing rapidly and constant updates are required. Schools offering training beyond the basic scope of practice are presented with teaching advanced modalities like exfoliation, microdermabrasion, facial toning, medi-spa technology, laser or IPL light therapy, alternative therapies and the list goes on. One of the most intimidating parts of being the instructor is presenting new material, be it expanded science, technology or diversity of philosophy. This class will attempt to help you prepare for this challenge with confidence.
At the conclusion of the presentation the teacher will be able to:
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Richer white women more prone to melanoma, study finds
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report Share
Affluent young white women—who presumably have more opportunities for tanning—are nearly six times as likely to develop the lethal skin cancer melanoma as their poorest counterparts, a new study indicates. More
New York sees 'guybrow' trend
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine Share
You might say that for men, grooming is getting more highbrow. The online New York Times reports that an increasing number of men who don’t want their eyebrows to look like Andy Rooney's are making appointments with Ramy Gafni, a Manhattan "eyebrow stylist" whose celebrity clients include Britney Spears and Naomi Campbell. More
Children with more severe eczema less likely to outgrow milk, egg allergy
Medical News Today Share
Unlike peanuts or seafood, allergies to egg and milk are often outgrown. But new research presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) sheds even more light on food allergy outcomes, suggesting that children who have more severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema, are less likely to outgrow their milk or egg allergy. More
More teens seek plastic surgery; parents, take care
Los Angeles Times Share
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children go under the knife in what has long been considered an adult undertaking—cosmetic surgery. Like their adult counterparts, they're seeking transformative escape from a host of imperfections, some perceived, some truly challenging. This blooming trend, especially among 13- to 19-year-olds, is so common in 21st century America that one noted reconstructive and cosmetic specialist says plastic surgery for teens "is becoming mainstream." More