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NCEA Certified is the professional status awarded to a skin care professional that has met the competency standards as set-forth by NCEA's 1200 Hour Esthetician Job Task Analysis. It represents the highest skin care credential available in the United States and adherence to the code of ethics of the profession.
Those who choose to become NCEA Certified do so for a variety of reasons, including:
Researchmoz presents facial esthetics market report
Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "Facial Aesthetics Market to 2020 — Economic Recovery Drives Growth in the U.S. as Increasing Awareness Fuels Demand in Developing Markets," which discusses the market, competitive landscape and trends for two facial esthetics market segments: Botox and dermal fillers. It provides comprehensive information on the key trends affecting these segments and key analytical content on the dynamics of the market. More
Laser, light, energy cosmetic skin procedures increased 34 percent in 2013
Cosmetic skin condition treatments involving lasers, light and energy increased nearly 34 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to results of an American Society for Dermatologic Surgery survey of its members. "Not only have treatments become more effective, but they also have become safer, so patients typically are experiencing less downtime," said Dr. George Hruza, ASDS president-elect.More
7 signs you have too many toxins in your life
You think you're healthy, but you don't feel vibrant. You struggle to find the energy to get through the day. You're irritable. Your stomach isn't acting right. And all those headaches. These types of ailments affect many of us in our daily lives. They're not serious enough to warrant a trip to the doctor but they still tend to drag you down, wearing away your resistance and leaving you feeling like you're just getting old. Here's some good news — it probably has nothing to do with aging. Instead, you may simply be surrounded by too many toxins. More
Managing staff is the biggest challenge of running a salon
Dealing with staff is the biggest challenge for the majority of salon owners, according to new data from software company Phorest. Research of 250 beauty salons, hair salons and spas asked business owners about the biggest challenge they face when it comes to running the salon. Phorest found that managing staff was reported as the biggest challenge by 48 percent of respondents.More
Building true customer loyalty, 1 customer at a time
The single most important thing you can do for your business is to get to work building true customer loyalty, one customer at a time. Stop fiddling with your pricing, stop tinkering with your technology, stop fishing for likes on Facebook. And start engaging with your customers one on one: Checking on them, hearing what they have to say, letting them know that their business matters to you and that they matter to you.More
How to attract traffic to your website
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It is important for businesses to have a website — and one that works on all devices. Once you have your website for your business in place, it's time to think about how it can be used to grow your business. Think of your website as a billboard advertising your business and spreading your message. A website with zero traffic is like having a billboard that is not seen by anyone. So read on to know how to get your website in front of as many relevant visitors as possible, so it can help you grow your business.More
Can you put your email marketing on autopilot?
Business 2 Community
Have you ever fallen for the scheme of ambitious marketers who say you can "set it and forget it" with marketing automation? That's OK, you don't have to raise your hand. There are many, many benefits of marketing with email campaigns that have been automated within your CRM and email marketing platform. No doubt about that. But the concept of setting everything up and then ignoring it from that point forward is a false myth. More
A case of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage associated with hyaluronic acid dermal fillers
The American journal of case reports via PubMed
Hyaluronic acid injectable gels have been available for the general market since 2003 as cosmetic dermal fillers and skin boosters. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is an acute event that threatens the life of the patient and can lead to pulmonary fibrosis.More
Optimizing your business posts on Facebook
By Andrea Fischetti
Many of us know that having an active presence on social media is critical for our brands and businesses to remain competitive and relevant. It is equally as important to stay current on what it means to be relevant.More
Getting your employees to commit to customer service
Sales & Marketing Management
It's a business no-brainer that happy employees make happy customers. But how do you get happy employees that deliver the best possible customer service? It requires employees to move beyond simple compliance of workplace rules and become truly committed to the jobs they do.More
How transparency can transform school culture
To meet the challenges of teaching in an increasingly connected world, school leaders, educators and community members could benefit from building a culture of transparency and connectivity, creating a culture of sharing around the successes and struggles of teaching and learning. Creating a transparent school starts with a school’s leadershipMore
Standards & Regulatory Positions
The mission of the NCEA is to define standards of practice through certification and continuing education accreditation in order to represent and advocate for the esthetic profession.
NCEA is protecting your right to practice by ...