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Crash Course

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Continuing education is essential in any industry, and aesthetics is no exception. Many aestheticians leave school feeling lost, inadequately trained, and ill-prepared to face the busy treatment room. Practice and repetition go a long way in improving skills and perfecting treatments, but for new professionals hoping to go the distance and provide outstanding treatments and service to their clients, continuing education is vital. Knowing where to start can be overwhelming with many brand choices, new technologies, and medical options. Deciphering needs from wants in terms of what education to pursue can leave a feeling of overwhelm.

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Kirsten Sheridan has a higher national diploma in beauty therapy from the United Kingdom and is a licensed aesthetician. She has 20 years of experience as an aesthetician and educator, holds a teaching qualification through City and Guilds London, and is a CIDESCO diplomat. Sheridan’s other qualifications include massage therapy, aromatherapy, reflexology, and electrology. She has a personal training qualification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), although not in active practice. In addition, she is the owner and founder of knowskin.com, an online learning hub for aestheticians. Sheridan has taught for Dermalogica, International Dermal Institute, San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, San Jose City College, and The Dermal Sciences Institute. 

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