Eligible aesthetic students could receive a one thousand dollar incentive scholarship while attending aesthetic school. Applicants must be midway through an aesthetics only training program, maintain at least 80 percent attendance, and maintain an 80 percent grade average. A selection committee comprised of NCEA members will review all complete applications that meet the requirements and are verified by the student's school.
The expansion into Katy and Clear Lake will leverage the convenience of Amerejuve’s robust esthetic services to provide a comprehensive level of beautification services to the greater Houston area. Amerejuve will offer Katy, Clear Lake and the surrounding Bay area with its full range of cutting-edge services designed and executed by a team of licensed healthcare professionals. Amerejuve Katy will be conveniently located in the LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch shopping center, while Amerejuve Clear Lake will be located right off West Bay Area Blvd.
Laser By Sia’s new Visia Complexion Analysis technology measures skin conditions for wrinkles, texture, pores and pigmentation, providing an invaluable guide for optimal treatment and rejuvenation.
Sia Hendry of Laser By Sia says this new technology means Laser By Sia clinics are able to map the complexion, determine the effects of the aging process on the skin over five years, and then design an individual rejuvenation program to specifically address skin needs.
A team of board-certified Connecticut dermatologists representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will provide free skin cancer screenings to tennis fans attending the New Haven Open on Finals Day, Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 11 am-5 pm. Sun damage assessments, sun safety education and free sunscreen will also be provided by volunteers in the WDS tent located in the exhibition area at the Connecticut Tennis Center. This community outreach is part of the WDS award-winning campaign, Play Safe in the Sun
U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the second late-stage melanoma drug this year, adding the drug to the treatment arsenal for patients with one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer.
The drug, known as Zelboraf, could offer hope for patients with metastatic melanoma that cannot be removed with surgery, experts said. Zelboraf, which was reviewed under the FDA's priority review program, received advanced approval after a single international study published in June 2011 showed that patients who took drug lived longer.
The changes from Senate Bill 1170 include the replacement of the term "facialist" with "esthetician."
If you are a licensed facialist, facialist instructor, facialist booth renter, or facialist salon owner, you will be issued an esthetician replacement license on August 25, 2011. This license will be issued at no cost to you so that your license reflects the new terminology.
The kids of Wildwood, NJ operated a beachfront lemonade stand on JuLy 2, 2011 to raise money for the children affected by the
Run by children ages 5-12, the lemonade stand was a successful daylong event that managed to raise $2,100 for their cause. All of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the Tuscaloosa Disaster Relief Fund.
“We are so proud that the kids wanted to give back to families in need and, thanks to their hard work, we had a great turnout and successful fundraiser,” said Carmen DePasquale, President and Creator of Little Green.
August 4, 2011 is National Pampering Day - an entire 24 hours devoted to embracing and celebrating the most important person in the world - YOU! While the other 364 days of the year are spent working, running errands and caring for loved ones, National Pampering Day allows a mental timeout for some long-awaited emotional self-care.
Dal LaMagna, founder of TWEEZERMAN, has been RAISING EYEBROWS for over 30 years.
In his new book “RAISING EYEBROWS – A FAILED ENTREPRENEUR FINALLY GETS IT RIGHT” Dal tells the story of his rise in the beauty industry starting with one tweezers and building it into TWEEZERMAN, the beloved beauty tool line of beauty professionals world-wide.
Starting with his many failed ventures in business, Dal shows us how he used each lesson learned to build Tweezerman into a multi-million dollar socially responsible company. Dal LaMagna’s story is full of honesty and humor; no sugar-coating from the “Tweezerman” as usual.
Fans of Tweezerman will enjoy reading how the inventor of their favorite SLANT tweezers started out, succeeded and continues to put his principles to work today.
Buy the book at www.reelubooks.com or visit www.dallamagna.com for more information.
GlyMed Plus Advanced Aesthetics, leader in professional skin care, announced their 20th Anniversary celebration, commemorating two decades of delivering the results consumers want, need and expect.
Founded by Christine Heathman, Master Aesthetician and CEO, GlyMed Plus emerged as a science-based professional skin care company in 1991 when alpha-hydroxy acids were beginning to surface in skin care products. Always the innovator, Christine differentiated GlyMed Plus by blending glycolic acids with natural botanicals that would provide antioxidant protection and anti-inflammatory properties; thus the creation of the GlyMed Plus brand and name - Gly (glycolic), Med (medical-grade formulas) and Plus (the foreseen expansion of the line).
Regent Bond Inc., distributor of Biodroga Institut in the Northeast, Midwest and Southeast has partnered with Catherine Hinds Essentials for distribution of Biodroga to the New England states.
Biodroga, a professional, global skin care brand, has been manufactured in Baden-Baden, Germany since 1959. Award winning quality assurance, research and development and state of the art manufacturing facilities guarantee consistency and exceptional quality products. Using a unique balance of highly effective biological ingredients and cutting-edge bioengineered ingredients forms the basis for the unmatched position Biodroga Institut holds on the European and Global skin care market.
Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) announced Friday the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a fully in vitro, cell-based assay for use in the stability and potency testing of BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) and BOTOX® Cosmetic. The newly approved assay will be implemented immediately for release of product for sale in the United States. Allergan estimates that use of the new assay will reduce the use of animal-based assay testing for BOTOX® and BOTOX® Cosmetic by up to 95 percent or more over the next three years, as other regulatory agencies around the world approve this new assay. The new assay is the first to be developed and approved for any botulinum neurotoxin currently available worldwide, and is specifically applicable to Allergan’s botulinum toxin type A product.
With over 900 million adolescent girls and young women in the world, Clean Scene by Murad is looking for just one passionate and enthusiastic young woman to be the voice of her generation.
Clean Scene by Murad announced today the creation of the Amazing Skin - Amazing Life - Amazing Future! video contest running from June 21-July 18, 2011. Through the video contest, applicants will answer the question “If I Had One Minute with the President of the United States, I would…” where Clean Scene by Murad will choose one lucky winner to attend a special teen conference on August 11, 2011 in New York City.
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and National Cosmetology Association (NCA) are pleased to announce steady membership retention and growth in 2010. Comparing 2009 to 2010 year-end results, PBA's Manufacturer and Distributor sections experienced exceptional results with double-digit growth at 19 percent and 20 percent respectively. PBA's Salon/Spa section reported a two percent increase, which is up from previous years. Members continue to report their overall satisfaction with PBA | NCA's efforts on behalf of the industry and view their membership as a key resource for education, career advancement, government advocacy, networking, and access to premiere industry events for the beauty professional.