New Proposed Hawaii Sunscreen Ban

The new proposed Hawaii state bill seeks to ban the only FDA-approved sunscreen ingredient that protects from cancerogenic UVA and works well for people with darker skin tones. Skincare consumer website What’s In My Jar warns that, if passed, the bill will jeopardize the skin health of people of color in Hawaii, but is not likely to bring any environmental benefits. According to the skincare…

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President Biden Prioritizes PPP Relief for Beauty Industry in The Next Two Weeks

President Joseph Biden just announced that he would direct the Small Business Administration (SBA) to only accept PPP applications from self-employed/sole proprietors and companies with fewer than 20 employees for 14 days beginning today, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021. This prioritizes the beauty industry financial relief applicants more than any other economic sector. This second round of $284 billion of PPP payments allows the independent stylist,…

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Repêchage Announces Ongoing Contribution To Benefit Beauty Changes Lives Initiatives

Lydia Sarfati, CEO and Founder of Repêchage® and President of CIDESCO Section USA, announced the ongoing donation of proceeds from digital and print sales of her book, Success At Your Fingertips: How to Succeed In the Skin Care Business to benefit the operations of Beauty Changes Lives, a non-profit 501c3 that provides scholarship, mentorships and inspiration to equip and empower future beauty professionals, including spa…

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Repechage Introduces Master Class with Lydia Sarfati Virtual Education in 2021

The most important investment in your esthetics career is advanced education to enhance skills to develop professionally. These educational webinars provide immersive sessions in the latest innovations, techniques, protocols and ingredients in esthetics as well as proven methods to increase business. The 2021 Webinars will provide 90 minutes of intense educational content, and provide all the features that have drawn over 12,000 people to participate…

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Around the World in 12 Issues: CIDESCO USA

Founded in 1968 and affiliated with 13 schools, The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. – CIDESCO Section United States of America is the first stop in DERMASCOPE’s aesthetic journey around the world. Led by the president of this section, Lydia Sarfati, CIDESCO USA shares their vision of the aesthetic industry. Lydia Sarfati is the founder and CEO of Repêchage, as well as the author of two…

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Stretch goals: Lycored showcases the power of ‘beauty from within’ as yogis worldwide send well-a-grams to strangers

Lycored has continued its mission to transform traditional perceptions of beauty by giving yogis and wellness professionals the chance to write heartfelt messages to those who need them most. A leading supplier of ingestible skincare ingredients, Lycored’s “notes of nourishment” is aimed at helping people connect through isolation as a pandemic-adjusted evolution on its team’s ongoing #rethinkbeautiful initiative, which for the past three years has…

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The NEW Network of Multicultural Spa and Wellness Professionals Celebrates Launch

[Columbia, MD] – Toshiana Baker – 15-year esthetician, global spa educator and spa consultancy owner, welcomes founding members to the new Network of Multicultural Spa and Wellness Professionals (NMSWP). “The Network was created to provide a professional platform that supports representation and the true diversity and inclusion that I felt was lacking throughout my career in beauty, spa and wellness. This is the preeminent tribe…

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