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Study: Strawberry extract protects against UVA rays
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An experiment has shown that strawberry extract added to skin cell cultures acts as a protector against ultraviolet radiation as well as increasing its viability and reducing damage to DNA. Developed by a team of Italian and Spanish researchers, the study opens the door to the creation of photoprotective cream made from strawberries. More

Register for the NCEA Business Meeting and NETT Conference
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NCEA Business Meeting Long Beach, Calif.
Renaissance Hotel — Friday, Sept. 7

Followed by the

NETT Conference – Saturday, Sept. 8
International Congress of Esthetics & Spa — Sunday & Monday
Long Beach Convention Center

Registration for NCEA Business Meeting* must be done through NCEA
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Registration for NETT Conference* must be done through ICES
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Registration for Long Beach Hotels (Renaissance, Courtyard or Holiday Inn)
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*Complimentary records verification of your NCEA Certified Candidate Application will be done on both Friday & Saturday when you are registered for either of these events.

The new generation of line and wrinkle treatments: Today's nonsurgical volumizing fillers
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Cosmetics specialists are making the most of a new generation of volumizing fillers which allow them to recontour patients' faces more effectively and hold back the signs of aging. The increased availability of non-surgical treatments including Laviv, hyaluronic acids such as Juvederm, and neuromodulators like Botox, has made dermal fillers more accessible and resulted in an increase in the number of consumers across the world looking to beat lines and wrinkles with a nonsurgical cosmetic solution. More

Physician: IOM recommendations for vitamin D intake play it safe
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Aside from hypercalcemia, risks of acute or chronic vitamin D doses above the level deemed safe by the Institute of Medicine are perhaps real, but they're difficult to measure at present, says Christopher Burnett, M.D. "Is there such a thing as too much vitamin D? Yes, in acute high doses. If this were the only part of the story, it would be very simple," says Burnett, senior staff physician, department of dermatology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. More

Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, FDA-cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Using radiowaves, the Pellevé system heats the deep layers of the skin, causing collagen to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new collagen, improving skin firmness and resulting in a naturally refreshed appearance.

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Stem cell therapy could offer new hope for oral, facial injuries
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Using stem cells to regrow craniofacial tissues — mainly bone — proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments, researchers have found in the first human study of its kind. More

Understanding elastic recoil key to aging skin
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Finding ways to restore elasticity of the skin is a better goal than is developing and refining ways to tighten the skin, according to Dr. R. Rox Anderson. "The loss of natural skin tension with aging is due to a loss of its elasticity," Dr. Anderson said at the Summit in Aesthetic Medicine sponsored by Skin Disease Education Foundation. More

Permanent makeup pros, cons    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Women always have been seeking for perfection and it seems that this need for perfection has led to the development of permanent makeup. If you're thinking about accentuating your features using this method, take a peek at the pros and cons of permanent makeup and find out if this technique is for you. More



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Could compact fluorescent bulbs pose skin cancer risk?
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VideoBriefAs the United States bakes under the summer sun, dermatologists often warn of cancer risks posed by ultraviolet sunlight. But research now points to a new and ubiquitous indoor source of these harmful rays: Eco-friendly compact fluorescent light bulbs. Scientists say they found widespread chipping or cracking in the phosphor surface coating of nearly all the compact fluorescent bulbs they examined, allowing UV rays to escape. More

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 Continuing Education

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

Take advantage of the following dates to save on Records Verification Fee of $175:

Location / Date Location / Date
Salt Lake City  –  Aug. 25 Long Beach, Calif.  –  Sept. 8
Philadelphia  –  Oct. 27 Oahu, Hawaii  –  Jan. 6, 2013*
Miami  –  March 6, 2013*

*Includes Fee for NCEA Certification Prep Class.
*To take advantage of this offer, a time must be reserved seven days in advance. Click here to register.

The path to becoming NCEA Certified begins with knowing if you meet the candidate requirements. Complete the application with supporting documents and submit for verification. Prepare for and take the Certification Exam. This entire program can be completed in as little as six to eight weeks.

 Member Benefit

15% Discount for Online Courses

As an SDSS member, the American Health Care Academy is offering a 15% discount for Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED, and First Aid online courses.

To receive this discount, click here and enter "SDSS15" at checkout under "Coupon Code," then click "Apply."

Please note: To meet the CPR/AED/First Aid requirements on the NCEA Certified Candidate's Application and Recertification Candidate's Application, candidates are required to attend an in-person class once every five years. Be sure to check and see if your State Regulatory Board requirements accept online CPR/AED/First Aid courses prior to taking advantage of this offer.

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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 31 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More



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