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SFCAEsthi replied to SFCAEsthi's discussion Who is going? International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference - Las Vegas?
"Great Jordanna! I'll check out your site ... thanks for your contact info. See you at the show!!"
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SFCAEsthi replied to SFCAEsthi's discussion Who is going? International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference - Las Vegas?
"Thanks LKSNOWQUEEN! I didn't know about the discount (for being a member here?) I haven't bought my ticket yet. How much is the discount and how do I get it?"
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SFCAEsthi replied to SFCAEsthi's discussion Who is going? International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference - Las Vegas?
"Thank you Tiffany! I appreciated your tips, especially on focusing. I wasn't planning on taking classes though, but maybe I should look into it."
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Marta Gurson replied to Marta Gurson's discussion new esthetician needs your help :)
"Thank you, Aundra"
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Marta Gurson replied to Marta Gurson's discussion new esthetician needs your help :)
"Thank you so much"
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For anyone currently treating acne and those who are interested in treating acne.
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Building Clientele

Let's share ideas about how to build and keep a clientele.  This is something we all need to do.  What, if any, discounts do you offer new clients?  What incentives for referrals and for rebooking appointments? See More
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Shelley's Show and Tell

This group is for Esty's to follow Shelley Hancock's fun stories of new treatments, products and marketing ideas. Using my 26 years in this industry, I love to share what's working to make my skincare business thrive!See More
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 This group is dedicated to the Estheticansin the state of Illinois. Let's discuss trends, activities,laws and anything  pertaining to skin care in IllinoisSee More
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Wild World of Waxing

We live in the world of waxing! We all love to wax and survive by making money removing any and all hair!! Join us to chat about waxing products, techniques, classes and more!!See More
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Brows & Brazilians...Just do it!

For those looking to improve their brow design and Brazilian waxing skills and make the $$ they deserve!See More
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Permanent Cosmetics

For those of you that are trained in Permanent Cosmetics and those who are interested!I'm a licensed Permanent Cosmetic Technician and am trained in the Softap method. I've been licensed for a year now and love it. It helped that i was already an Esthetician when i was trained.Permanent makeup is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos (permanent pigmentation of the dermis) as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eyelining and other permanent enhancing colors to…See More

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Who is going? International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference - Las Vegas? 6 Replies

Hi Esthis,I'm finally getting to go to an IECSC in Vegas this June!! I'm really looking forward to it. Is anyone else attending?Does anyone have any tips on what to see and what to avoid?Thank youContinue

Started by SFCAEsthi in General Discussion. Last reply by SFCAEsthi 6 hours ago.

new esthetician needs your help :) 12 Replies

Hello everybody,I am very new to the esthetics. Do you have any recommendations for websites or companies to purchase simple things like esthetician jacket, gown etc. as well as equipment (steamer, mag lamp, microdermabrasion etc.)?Thank you Continue

Started by Marta Gurson in General Discussion. Last reply by Marta Gurson 21 hours ago.

Glymed Dermasound Machine 2 Replies

I'm looking to sell my Ultrasonic Dermasound machine from Glymed Plus. I've had the machine almost two years but only used 2-3 times per month. Main reason is because I'm in such a small area and I mostly do hair services. If you know someone that…Continue

Started by Jessica in General Discussion. Last reply by Jessica yesterday.

Used equipment

Hi all!  I'm new!  I'm so happy to be a part of this group.  I am new to this profession.  I got my license in September.  I was curious-- do you know any reputable websites to buy used equipment?  Also, what is everyone's favorite skin care brands?…Continue

Started by Mallory krieger in General Discussion yesterday.

How do you talk to clients who are obviously not following your home-care advice? 2 Replies

Your reply may be featured in ASCP Skin Deep magazine!Continue

Started by Tara Doyle in General Discussion. Last reply by Tara Doyle on Tuesday.

Soft Waxes for Lower Leg 1 Reply

Hello Fellow Estheticians!I need some input on these brands of soft wax:ManciniSe-BrazilBeeliciousI have used Berodins and Cirepil ease in the past and it does leave some hair behind and does not apply as thin as I would like too.  I also tried a…Continue

Tags: se-brazil, soft, wax

Started by Victoria Prinzo in General Questions. Last reply by laura howard on Tuesday.

Boosting business 7 Replies

I'm looking for new ideas on how to boost my business. I'm starting my own business and have a Facebook page. Is there anything I can do to grab attention and awareness?? Thanks!

Started by Amy Ciganovic in General Discussion. Last reply by Aundra on Monday.

Groupon: It's a love/hate relationship. 35 Replies

My boss is a crazy person. We are a generally high volume waxing salon. We do a lot of business. But then there are THOSE months...we slow down, we don't make as much money, the phones aren't ringing, and my boss gets the idea in her head that we…Continue

Started by Smashley Shmenneshmy in General Discussion. Last reply by Aundra on Monday.

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5 Best Skin Lightening Tips for Dark and Uneven Skin Tone

Darkened skin, or hyperpigmentation, is the appearance of a…


Posted by Evlin Symon on April 25, 2016 at 3:11am

Primp My Face Video

Primp My Face Video with Shelley Hancock and Crew:  Please give us a "thumbs up" and share it! Thanks!

Posted by Shelley Hancock on April 24, 2016 at 6:38pm

How To Get An Airbrush Tan On The Fly!

As the weather gets warmer, more of us are shedding our layers of warm clothing and finding opportunities to soak up the warmth of the sun. More people make getting an airbrush tan a regular part of their beauty routine when their plans call for showing more of their skin. The problem is that getting optimal results can take a lot longer than you have to wait. Tamar from Gotham Glow explains that their new Express Tan lets you achieve the same…


Posted by Tamar Vezirian on April 7, 2016 at 7:38am

D-805 skin scrubber facial machine

I have a D-805 skin scrubber (facial spatula). It has two buttons load and out. The out button is lit at all times. I have reached out to project E  but cannot get an answer that makes sense on how to get the load button to work. Any tips?

Posted by kimberly mckiver lewis on April 6, 2016 at 4:10pm

bioelements pro info

Hello Fellow Estes,

I am having to change the product line I work with, I will be working with Bioelements (which we will get through our local dist) and glo skin care.

I do not have time to skip a beat. I have to learn it before we order. the bioelements manual is available to download on the pro website. I have been able to get a link to download most of the portions of the manual.

so far I am only missing chap 16 and 18…


Posted by Joanna Wilson on March 28, 2016 at 6:20pm

10 Food groups that will boost your sun tolerance

If you are not a big fan of sunscreen, but you still want to increase your sun tolerance, there are other ways to do it. Did you know that what you eat has a big effect on your skin’s sun tolerance? Yes, you can protect your skin from the harsh sun through proper diet. By eating the food with…


Posted by Evlin Symon on March 22, 2016 at 3:58am

Three Amazing Technologies to Add to your Services Menu!

The "Non Invasive Face Lift".  Check out and add advanced body sculpting to…


Posted by Karren Grieco on March 17, 2016 at 10:45am

Turnkey Business Opportunities for Aestheticians!

TriStar Aesthetic Technologies is now offering a Limited Number of…


Posted by Karren Grieco on March 17, 2016 at 10:17am

Eye Lash Extension Course, 1 day in Santa Rosa, CA

Eye Lash Extension course, 1 day on April 17th, 2016 Sunday. Hosted at a boutique Spa in downtown Santa Rosa, CA.

2 spots available, to sign up call:

Customer Service

Shavasana Eyelash Extensions



The cost for the training is $550 and the cost for the training kit is $350 (total is $900).

This is for a one day training. If you have at least four people interested in training at your…


Posted by Caelie Steele on March 14, 2016 at 11:05pm


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