Codes of ethics and regulatory compliance per state are the backbone of what it takes to be a professional aesthetician in 2020 and beyond. In envisioning the aesthetician of the future, we can rest assured that this individual is cloaked with key attributes for success.
The aesthetician of the future is deeply involved in their state board meetings and looks out for the annual schedule, thereby ensuring all meeting dates are documented. This individual additionally checks the state board website monthly for all meeting minutes pertaining to industry topics and discussions, to stay up-to-date with the latest information and developments within their states. This aesthetician additionally has created or is involved in local aesthetician support groups, in which industry trends are discussed, along with all state regulations and up-to-date national and state guidelines pertaining to the beauty industry.
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Courtney Sykes is the chief administrative officer of Southeastern Esthetics Institute and is a licensed aesthetics instructor in South Carolina. Her passion lies in creating real change in the aesthetics industry, assisting her students to obtain gainful employment and make a difference in the lives of their clients. Sykes specializes in a science-based approach to skin health and education. Her primary focus is chemical peels, laser treatments, eyelash extensions, micropigmentation, and cosmetic lasers. Her background in medical spa management has led her to nationally accredit the largest licensed aesthetics school in South Carolina, Southeastern Esthetics Institute.