10 reasons why NOT to join the NCEA
NCEA's Mission Statement
The coalition is a group of active skin care associations, companies & individuals, who have united to establish standards and best practices, and provide political representation for our profession to state legislators and licensing boards.
NCEA is protecting your right to practice by...
• Developing professional and educational guidelines
• Representing your interests at the state regulatory level
• Strengthening your voice in the industry
10 reasons why NOT to join the NCEA
2. Why do we need to help state boards, they are just going to do what they want anyway...
3. How can 10,000 estheticians possibly make a difference?
4. I know enough to get by...
5. If I can no longer do a procedure...oh well...its only money!
6. $45 a year for what? Two websites, National Teacher Conference, NCEA Certification Program, Commission on Accreditation... I should get this all for FREE
7. Why do we need to raise the level of education anyway?
8. I like paying $225 for an all-day course to get sales pitch - so why do we need to accredit continuing education programs?
9. Nationally Standardized Esthetician Training? I'm never moving...
10. Whatever... Okay - WHERE DO I SIGN UP? JOIN NOW
Allergan's Botox approved as migraine treatment by UK's MHRA
Fox Business Share
U.S. drug maker Allergan Inc., said the U.K. drug regulator became the first in the world to approve wrinkle treatment Botox as a way to prevent migraines. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency licensed Botox as a treatment for preventing headaches in adult patients with chronic migraine following successful clinical trials, Allergan said. More
Oxygen may help fight wrinkles caused by UVB radiation
HealthDay via Modern Medicine Share
Mice placed in an oxygen chamber after prolonged exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation have fewer wrinkles and less skin thickening than mice that do not receive the oxygen treatment, according to research published online May 26, in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. More
Botanicals in Dermatology: Understanding Herbal Medicine in Skin Care
Society of Dermatology 8th Annual Meeting
Presented by Emily Fritchey
These COA Approved Webinars have been made possible by an Unrestricted Education Grant from Universal Companies, Inc.
To see the list of COA Accrediated CE Webinars click here
Patients and consumers are asking for plant-based preparations and effective, natural alternatives to conventional drug therapy for common skin conditions. Effective botanical treatments do exist – and may be incorporated into your practice to meet patient demand and complement dermatologic treatments. Get the facts, and take your practice to the next level of health and wellness. 1.0 CE.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Understand inflammation and the pH connection: Environmental causes and nutritional solutions.
2) Identify safe and effective botanical solutions for common skin disorders.
3) Understand the actions and pharmacology of herbal extracts and their clinical applications.
4) Understand herbal medicine and its application in skin care and wound healing.
1. Complete the webinar and record the COA# given during the presentation. (Section B).
2. Complete the CE Registration Form (Section A).
3. Complete the Course Evaluation (Section C).
4. Mail the completed CE Registration Form with your paid receipt to:
SDSS CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.
To order this CE webinar:
SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 Click here
Non-member Fee: $24.95 Click here
Learn more about becoming a member
The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists (SDSS), 8th Annual Meeting that was held March 8-11, 2010 in Miami Beach, FL, provides this Continuing Education (CE) activity. The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved this webinar for 1.0 CE through March 8th, 2013. For more information on the COA, please click here.
1 in 10 women that have had cosmetic surgery are addicted
Due to cosmetic surgery becoming increasingly popular and easily obtainable, the U.K.'s leading cosmetic treatment review website asked 1,218 women who have undergone a cosmetic procedure if they have had more than one procedure and if they feel they have become "addicted" to changing their appearance through surgery. More
Study links certain sunscreen chemicals to cancer
We have all heard the benefits of sunscreen and how important it is, especially in preventing skin cancer. What are you supposed to do? How can you keep yourself and your children safe from the sun? Dr. Carmen Rinaldi said there is no safe sun exposure. He said unprotected prolonged exposure can lead to skin cancer. The Environmental Working Group issued a report that claimed some sunscreens could actually increase your risk of skin cancer. More
Skin cancer also strikes people of color
USA Today Share
Flor Mayoral understands why so many of her Hispanic patients ignore warnings about too much sun, never use sunscreen and express absolute shock when they are diagnosed with skin cancer. The Miami dermatologist says her patients have heard that those most at risk have pale skin, blond hair, blue eyes and freckles. And it's true that the risk for skin cancer is lower the darker your skin is—meaning most Hispanics and blacks in the USA are at lower risk than most whites. But lower doesn't mean zero. And, when it comes to melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer, a lack of concern can be deadly. Studies show that though blacks and Hispanics are much less likely than whites to get melanoma, they are much more likely to be diagnosed at a late stage and die from it. More