Hiring a certified esthetician
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, July 2011 Share
For a competitive edge, adding professional certification and credentials in education supports improved skills. A commitment to personal growth and continuous learning, and a desire to prepare for increasing responsible positions are a few key reasons why an Esthetician should be certified. More
Complete your NCEA Certification with installment payment option 6 equal installment payments
Step 1 - Application $109
Step 2 - Records Verification $175
Step 3 - Certification Exam $375
Grand Total - $659
Take advantage of the NCEA Installment Agreement plan that allows you to make six (6) equal installment payments of only $100 each with check or money order. More
Call for Speakers - 10th Annual SDSS Meeting
Due by Sept. 20, 2011
10th Annual Meeting of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists (SDSS) March 19-21, 2012, in San Diego, Calif.
Click here for Application
Scientific Speaker Days
- Monday, March 19
- Tuesday, March 20
Exhibit Hall Day
- Tuesday, March 20
Melanoma data underscore magnitude of tanning behaviors
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine Share
Melanoma is increasing faster than any other type of cancer in the United States, and a large portion of this increase is among young women, says Darrell S. Rigel, M.D., clinical professor of dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York. Clues to this increase can be found within the statistics. More
1 tiny electron could be key to future drugs that repair sunburn
Medical News Today Share
Researchers who have been working for nearly a decade to piece together the process by which an enzyme repairs sun-damaged DNA have finally witnessed the entire process in full detail in the laboratory. More
Protecting the health of your nails for a polished look
USA Today Share
Green nail polish may be hot this summer, but "it makes me think about nail infections," says dermatologist Cynthia Bailey. Black or green discoloration is usually a sign of a bacterial infection, says Bailey, of Sebastopol, Calif. Fungus, yeast and discolorations are some of the conditions that can send us seeking medical attention. More
8th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE each through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.
What You Need to Know Before Adding Permanent Cosmetics to your Practice
Presented by Marie Piantino
This presentation will explore federal and state regulations of permanent cosmetics to your practice. Equipment considerations including the device and the pigments used for procedures. We will review the precautions and Contract indications as well as possible post-procedure complications. 1.0 CE through March 8th, 2013.
1) Identify regulations that may affect your practice of permanent cosmetics.
2) Compare devices and pigments used for the procedure.
3) Understand the importance of training and safety standards.
4) Evaluate the use of marketing materials to your patients.
To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)
SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here
Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here
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Lessons of miraculous dolphin healing powers
What miracles is Mother Nature hiding from us? Look no further than the bottlenose dolphin for a little bit of inspiration. At least that's what a researcher at the Georgetown University Medical Center suggests. Michael Zasloff has published a letter in the July 21 issue of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, in which he recounts several documented incidents of serious injuries to dolphins, presumably inflicted by sharks. These bites, some larger than a basketball, healed in weeks without leaving the dolphins disfigured, without causing them apparent pain and without becoming visibly infected. More
Face too square? There's a surgery for that
Plastic surgery isn't just about wrinkles and nose jobs anymore. Some patients want surgeons to dig deeper, cutting away at bones underneath their faces to create a more perfect visage. Both men and women are getting procedures to make square faces with blunt jawlines more rounded or "feminine." The surgeries are done in the United States, but researchers say they have really taken off in East Asia, including in China and Korea. More