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ASCP Skin Deep Magazine

ASCP Skin Deep is the member magazine of Associated Skin Care Professionals (www.ascpskincare.com). The bimonthly 40-page publication provides information on techniques, ingredients, business marketing, and more. This is a group where you can give the editor and staff of the magazine feedback on what you'd like to see in it, or your comments about previous articles.See More
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Cindy posted a discussion

Looking for Private Label

Anyone know of a great manufacture for effective skin care (cosmeceutical) that has all you need for effective retail and backbar? There are so many companies out there! I also need little to no minimums.  And cost efficient! Any advice would be great.  Thanks!See More
9 hours ago
NBSkinCare replied to coldsalineplexus's discussion Replacements for Vivant Bleaching Forte and Allantoin Lotion
"I know this is old ish, but Face Realitys Vitamin A pro lightener is no longer available from Face Reality. And, I believe it was actually made by or PL from Vivant! As for a light acne safe moisturizer, have you tried Rhinda Allison? There Aloe…"
17 hours ago
Susan Mannino replied to Kelsie Stajcar's discussion What is your favorite soft/strip wax?
"Hi there, I use the Ease also but I find it leaves a sticky residue when I am finished unless I use the oil after but I do not like to put oil on after doing a back wax. Any suggestions on what to put on after? TIA, Susan"
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DENISE BARBOSA replied to Rachelle Johnston's discussion Semi Permanent Mascara -- anyone familiar?
"Sounds good where are the classes any other companies selling the kit?"
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Cindy commented on Tatiana Rose's group The World of Makeup
"I haven't tried them but I'm actually gathering info from them. Prices are a little higher than I wanted and I'm not sure about their shipping costs. But thank you."
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jarie ayala commented on Tatiana Rose's group The World of Makeup
"Hey there... have you tried Pinnacle Cosmetics out of Canada? (AWESOME MAKE UP for a Private Label company)"
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coldsalineplexus replied to Stacy Webb's discussion Pricing treatments with me vs. my employees
"They do not necessarily need to charge directly for their services.  You as the business owner can contract with someone individually to provide services to your clients, however it is true that they set their own hours and work…"
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Rachelle Johnston replied to Rachelle Johnston's discussion Semi Permanent Mascara -- anyone familiar?
"I do,  but I'd love to learn more about this, but it seems most companies for semi permanent mascara are not in the U.S.  It is supposed to last about 3 weeks with no smudging. "
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coldsalineplexus replied to Mackenzie Goodwin's discussion Ultrasonic skin scrubber/spatula
"Water is sufficient for exfoliating setting.  Infusion setting with calming ingredients - aloe, chamomile, peptides - is great post peel."
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Amanda Holtzinger replied to Amanda Holtzinger's discussion How many different facials do you offer?
"Thanks everybody!! I am still trying to put my menu together. All responses are very helpful!"
Thursday
Patricia Hall replied to Amanda Holtzinger's discussion How many different facials do you offer?
"I basically offer 3 facials, 1 for teens, a customized European and a deluxe facial.  I offer extras as ad-ons i.e. jade stone eye treatments, peels, etc. and it allows me the opportunity to offer "limited time only" seasonal…"
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Shelley Birnbaum replied to Stacy Webb's discussion Pricing treatments with me vs. my employees
"I agree with Cathy Hille.  She stated it perfectly.  I would  add that independent contractors do not work under you and by law they are supposed to do their own scheduling, have their own menu and have clients pay them…"
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maria mihaylova replied to Amanda Holtzinger's discussion How many different facials do you offer?
"You could've not explained it better."
Thursday
Mackenzie Goodwin posted a discussion

Ultrasonic skin scrubber/spatula

I would like to start using an ultrasonic skin scrubber/spatula in my treatments. Should I keep it as it's own facial, or is there a way to also incorporate it into other facials?I mostly do chemical peels on my clients (or a light enzyme for those with sensitive skin) - Would the ultrasonic be too much with a peel? When would I use it before or after the peel?I know the skin has to be wet for the ultrasonic -- is water enough? I have also heard of applying pure aloe gel beforehand. Or can it…See More
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Looking for Private Label

Anyone know of a great manufacture for effective skin care (cosmeceutical) that has all you need for effective retail and backbar? There are so many companies out there! I also need little to no minimums.  And cost efficient! Any advice would be…Continue

Started by Cindy in General Discussion 9 hours ago.

Replacements for Vivant Bleaching Forte and Allantoin Lotion 11 Replies

I'd like to stop ordering from Vivant now that they have gone against their longtime promise and are selling online to the general public, undermining my profit margin (I am in a VERY expensive retail district and keystone doesn't cut it, especially…Continue

Started by coldsalineplexus in General Discussion. Last reply by NBSkinCare 17 hours ago.

What is your favorite soft/strip wax? 16 Replies

I'm in need of a new soft wax- something easy to work with! What soft wax would you recommend? Continue

Started by Kelsie Stajcar in General Discussion. Last reply by Susan Mannino yesterday.

Semi Permanent Mascara -- anyone familiar? 3 Replies

I'm wondering about offering this as a service.  Universal Companies sells a product kit for $300 but I'm not finding any reviews online.  Has anyone had any experience with semi-permanent mascara? Continue

Started by Rachelle Johnston in General Discussion. Last reply by DENISE BARBOSA yesterday.

Pricing treatments with me vs. my employees 6 Replies

Hello ladies/gents...question.Do any of you have employes/Independent contractors that work under you? And if so, do you offer different pricing for clients to see them vs. you? I am restructuring my price list and want to set my pricing above my…Continue

Started by Stacy Webb in General Discussion. Last reply by coldsalineplexus on Friday.

Ultrasonic skin scrubber/spatula 1 Reply

I would like to start using an ultrasonic skin scrubber/spatula in my treatments. Should I keep it as it's own facial, or is there a way to also incorporate it into other facials?I mostly do chemical peels on my clients (or a light enzyme for those…Continue

Started by Mackenzie Goodwin in General Discussion. Last reply by coldsalineplexus on Thursday.

How many different facials do you offer? 5 Replies

I am trying to make out my new menu. How many different facials do you offer? I feel like when a customer looks at a menu and they see 20 different options they get overwelmed. How many different facials do you offer? Continue

Started by Amanda Holtzinger in General Discussion. Last reply by Amanda Holtzinger on Thursday.

Need help with first Skin Script and PCA order 4 Replies

Hello, I am new here. I am a massage therapist and fairly new esthetician. I have been using Farm House Fresh products for facials and specialty massages and wraps. I am wanting to start carrying a stronger line of products. With the low minimums I…Continue

Started by Amanda Holtzinger in General Discussion. Last reply by Angel Schultz on Thursday.

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Sucessful Business Practices

A business owner in addition to technical, business and marketing skills must also have a strong work ethic. To succeed in anything and especially in a business one must do whatever it takes to be dedicated.

That may mean seven days a week, long hours, and not taking a paycheck until everyone else is paid.

Through all the trials and tribulations, it's important to always show a positive and friendly attitude. When it is your business one must absorb the stress.  Your employees want…

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Posted by Jeannie marie on July 28, 2015 at 3:07pm

ASCP on "Shelley's Show & Tell" Radio Show!!

I have some very cool "Shelley's Show & Tell" radio shows coming up! This Monday (the 13th) is ASCP sharing strategies to keep our clients coming back. You've gotta listen to this show!

Monday the 20th is Becky Kuehn chatting about Oncology Esthetics and how the treatments we give to our oncology clients differ from our typical facials. This is a "must listen to" show!

Listen live on Mondays at 1pm Pacific time…

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Posted by Shelley Hancock on July 8, 2015 at 5:16pm

Movil Esthetician?

Hello, I am a licensed Esthetician in Colorado, as mom and housewife I want to work on my own and I would like to ask you some questions.
To work as a mobile unit: I can offer facials and waxing?
I need t get a license to offer manicure and…
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Realm Dynamics Catalog

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Posted by Tashauna Thomas on June 23, 2015 at 5:43pm

Hong Kong based wholesale distributor

Hello!
 
Nice to meet you virtually. I am Lynette, Marketing Executive from LuvMe International Company Limited.
 
We are a Hong Kong based wholesale distributor, providing luxury brand fragrance, skincare, make-up and hair-care. The company is honored to be awarded the "No Fakes" pledge by the Hong Kong Government since 2014. We are committed to ensure that all our goods are 100%…
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Posted by Lynette Kwong on June 22, 2015 at 8:30am

Searching For Skin Care Professionals

I am an Esthetician in the Bay Area looking for others to be part of a round table to give advice to other professionals and consumers as well. A way to chat while sharing insightful information and empowering others.

A relaxed environment with useful information.

Please contact and must be available to meet in East Bay.

Thank you,

Sharon Bomar

PeaceLoveSkinCare@icloud.com

Posted by Sharon Bomar on June 19, 2015 at 11:00pm

My Radio Show Starts on Monday...I'm So excited!

http://http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2469/shelleys-show-and-tell 

I'm looking fro Guest Speakers. Industry leaders who would love to chat about this fabulous…

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Posted by Shelley Hancock on June 11, 2015 at 7:55am — 3 Comments

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