NETT News
Sep. 24, 2013

What's the 1st Step
NCEA
STEP 1 — Purchase of the Training Manual is a mandatory first step. You must complete the six (6) Knowledge Reviews from the manual and attach to the Affidavit of Knowledge Review Completion.More

Chemical Exfoliation Procedures
NCEA
It is the position of the NCEA that (1.) chemical exfoliation procedures should be performed by estheticians; (2.) in addition to manufacturer supplied, product specific education, estheticians shall complete a course of study equivalent to that recommended by the NCEA; and (3.) if estheticians wish to perform chemical exfoliation procedures, they should take the necessary education to include theoretical and practical application as part of their core curriculum or as continuing education module.More

Only 1 more chance to learn: Register now!
NCEA
NETT Conference — Sept. 28
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

NCEA member cost: $125
Nonmember cost: $149

Meet the Faculty and Registration Information

Includes FREE Records Verification $175 (Any NCEA Certification Candidates can take advantage of the FREE Records Verification and SAVE $175 — Email nceaorg@aol.com to reserve your opportunity.

NETT Conference — Oct. 26
Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.

Registration opens soon

Who should attend?
If you are an educator working for a manufacturer/distributor, a teacher at a school, or wanting to improve your on-site staff training by understanding learning styles, then this event is for you!

Why should you attend?
NETT will give you the edge, recharge your skills and give you the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals.

  • 5 CEs approved by the Commission on Accreditation.
  • CE Certificate and Digital Course materials
  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value)
  • 2-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa

    For complete information on the Long Beach conference, check out the official website here.

    Register for hotels by clicking here.
    (Holiday Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Renaissance and Hyatt Regency)
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    Sunless tanning stats show women seeking a faux glow
    Skin Inc.
    The Beauty Company releases the fifth in its "Beauty by the Numbers" series, this time focusing on sunless tanning stats. Displayed in an infographic style, The Beauty Company found 99 percent of respondents said they'd tried a sunless tanner product in the past, showing a nearly universal desire for a healthy faux glow. In fact, 92 percent of surveyed women said they'd used a sunless tanning product within the last six months.More

    Why partnering with your competition could be your key to success
    Entrepreneur
    Founder and chairman of BNI, a professional business networking organization, Ivan Minser writes: "During my years as a management consultant, I would regularly participate in management organization 'hubs' made up of other consultants, many of whom could be considered my direct competitors. However, each of us also had specializations in addition to our general management skills. Depending on the needs of the client, I could turn to one of these competitors for assistance on particular projects with my clients."More

    How to stop being a micromanager
    Intuit Small Business Blog
    Are you a micromanager? Sometimes the first step toward changing unwanted behavior is admitting there's a problem. Here are a few points that you, as a small-business owner, in which you may identify.More

    Crafting alluring and effective posts on social media
    By Emma Fitzpatrick
    While Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and the like all fall under the umbrella of social media, using each platform requires an individualized set of tricks and tips. A new study recently found the most effective tips and guidelines for posting on different social media outlets. Implementing these tips will allow your business to see a higher number of likes, retweets, views and — most importantly — engagement.More

    Use social media to steal market share
    MarketingProfs
    Social media has proven itself an invaluable venue for businesses promoting their products and specials, but its value doesn't end there. The direct and unbiased feedback customers share via social media opens a universe of possibilities for CMOs who want to blow the doors off of the competition while driving measurable results. More

    The what, why, dos and don'ts of comment marketing
    Business 2 Community
    Most marketers regard commenting as basically a spamming tactic used to build links and earn exposure on popular blogs. Although there's no denying that commenting does produce such a result, but it should also be given a fair shake as a more in-depth marketing strategy. More

    Gain or loss? Sunscreen efficiency after cosmetic pre-treatment of the skin
    PubMed
    Sunscreens are a key pillar of the multimodal protection strategy against short- and long-term impacts of intermittent and continuous UV exposure.More

    4 types of low-cost content small businesses should create
    Search Engine Watch
    Small businesses face a big challenge: they must balance the need to market themselves with small marketing budgets. It's crucial that they get the word out about their products and services but they often have limited resources.More

    Mechanical exfoliation vs. microneedling
    Skin Inc.
    There are a variety of treatments, devices and products available to cosmetic providers for skin rejuvenation. With all of these options, it can be difficult to decipher which will prove effective and which may just be the latest gimmick.More

    Balancing teaching with family life — your tips and insights
    The Guardian
    As every teacher with children knows, despite the holidays, teaching is not a career so suited to raising your own family as others may believe. From having their children attending the school in which they work, to being lucky enough to enjoy an immensely helpful family network, three teachers who work full time talk about the challenges they face on a daily basis — and share their tips for making it work.More

    What a high school teacher who turned her students into best-selling authors teaches us about innovation
    Fast Company
    When Erin Gruwell jettisoned her entire curriculum and replaced it with creative new teaching techniques, she inspired her students to start journaling about their lives. The result is the best-selling "The Freedom Writers Diary." But Gruwell's success began with a crushing failure.More

    Laser & Light Therapy
    NCEA
    To provide the skin care professional with a review of Laser & Light Therapy. The COA has approved this activity for 4 CEs and is good through July 1, 2015.

    After completing this interactive medical esthetics CE activity, the skin care professional will be able to:

  • Evaluate the role of the esthetician pre- and post-procedures.
  • Describe laser & light therapy treatments for cosmetic and medical indications.
  • Understand scope of practice and increased safety responsibilities when performing laser & light therapy procedures.
  • Summarize the history and physics of laser and light therapy.


    To view course details, click here.

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    Become an NCEA State Representative
    NCEA
    State Representatives are crucial to the mission of NCEA. Representatives must be willing to adhere to all of the following responsibilities, both financial and personal. A representative must commit to a 2-year term and may serve for two consecutive terms. Although this is a demanding position, the contribution to the field of esthetics is invaluable. More