SDSS Call for Speakers application due Sept. 30, 2010
9th Annual Meeting of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists being held on Feb. 7-9, 2011, at The Inn on Bourbon Hotel in New Orleans, La. SDSS's goal is to provide attendees with quality, timely education to better manage their business and professional growth, while also providing official continuing education. The SDSS will once again be seeking accreditation for continuing education through the Commission on Accreditation (COA) for licensed estheticians and NCEA Certified professionals.
To apply to speak at the meeting, click here.
Can drinking gallons of water really banish your wrinkles?
Daily Mail Share
For years it has been one of the most basic rules of beauty: if you want a clear, youthful complexion, you must drink at least eight glasses of water every day. Facialists, make-up artists, alternative health practitioners, nutritionists—and yes, we beauty journalists—have all agreed that a good dose of H2O will "flush out" our systems, banish spots, plump out wrinkles and moisturise our skin from the inside out. It really is the elixir of great-looking skin. More
High-tech skin patch to cure acne
The Times of India Share
A high-tech skin patch could be a new way to cure acne, the most common type of skin condition that afflicts adolescents. The patch produces an electric charge to kill the bugs that cause the ugly spots. Results from a test show that acne spots almost disappeared within three days, and that spots in the area around the patch also improved. In some cases, acne will continue into adult life, with one in 20 women and one in 100 men over the age of 25 experiencing symptoms, reports the Daily More
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A SkinCare Specialist Member shall be a person who is a licensed cosmetologist or licensed esthetician or other skincare specialist working with a board certified, board eligible dermatologist.
Yearly Fee: $150
An Associate Member shall be an individual, supportive of the purpose of the SDSS and who is involved or interested in the skin care of the dermatology patient, but does not work with a board certified, board eligible dermatologist.
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Sunless tanning products may protect skin from cancer And burns
Medical News Today Share
A recent study found that approximately 10 percent of American teens use sunless tanning products. An article in this week's Archives of Dermatology suggests promoting sunless tanning products to adult females may help reduce the risks of developing skin cancers and burns, now that ultraviolet radiation exposure has been upgraded to the highest cancer risk category. More
Men take their grooming habits up a notch
Male interest in looking after their skin, hair and nails is on the rise, fueled by competition in the workplace due to a down economy as well as the natural course of baby boomers who refuse to age like their parents. Although men are becoming more mainstream in terms of looking after their skin, the trend still resonates more with the attorney from Chappaqua, N.Y., and the car mechanic in Toledo, Ohio. More
New hope for individuals with alopecia hair loss
Worlds Breaking News Share
To discover a potential cure for alopecia hair loss, dermatologist and scientists have been studying possible hair cycle process that may bring a halt to a progressive hair loss condition. One of the processes they have been researching is the promotion of thicker hair growth. Based on the findings of a study that was done, there is a protein that is responsible for the promotion of thicker hair growth More