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Saima Shaheen posted a discussion

Spa Director Salary and Profit Sharing

Hi Ladies , I've been a Master Esthetician for the last 8 year in VA . The last 2 years I start managing the Day Spa . The agreement with the owner is to take a base salary for $1000/month . I do every thing for the spa A-Z . The facility income went up 9.5% last year , and it is 10.3% this year . The owner promised to meet and discuss profit sharing . I work 30 hrs as an esthetician and manage the spa in the other 10 hours every week . I feel I'm underpaid and would appreciate your feedback…See More
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Lisa VanBockern replied to Cindy Greenwood's discussion My First Severe Allergic Client Reaction! in the group Skin Script Skin Care
"Interesting.  I'm glad she is better and that her skin looks gorgeous.  Possibly a case of oxidative stress or impaired acid mantle where the skin responds so aggressively."
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Lisa VanBockern replied to Cindy Greenwood's discussion My First Severe Allergic Client Reaction! in the group Skin Script Skin Care
"I never liked powdered enzymes either (that's why I don't have any), but with someone who is very reactive like this, I would go with the most benign products available.  You should patch test her with the Ageless and see if that…"
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Lisa VanBockern replied to Cindy Greenwood's discussion My First Severe Allergic Client Reaction! in the group Skin Script Skin Care
"Hi Cindy: Since the reaction is delayed, could the culprit be a moisturizer or spf that is staying on the skin, rather than the enzyme, masks that only stay on the skin 7-10 minutes?  Some people can have a sensitivity to fruit purees…"
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Barbara Berger, LAc posted a blog post

Microcurrent Training for Skin Care Professionals

We offer home study courses and on-site training in the use of microcurrrent for Facial Rejuvenation. There is a great deal of misinformation about microcurrent on the internet. Microcurrent is often misunderstood and there is a lack of proper training in this modality. Microcurrent is commonly confused with other electrotherapy units that cause muscle contraction.Results depend on a clear understanding of this healing modality. Please visit our website at…See More
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Barbara Berger, LAc posted a status
"Training Skin Care Professionals in Microcurrent"
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Lisa VanBockern replied to Miss D's discussion Product Knowledge 2015 Schedule in the group Skin Script Skin Care
"That's all we have scheduled so far.  Please see our training schedule for all of the available webinars.  They are also recorded at https://www.youtube.com/user/skinscript Thanks!"
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Miss D added a discussion to the group Skin Script Skin Care
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Product Knowledge 2015 Schedule

Is there a calender of dates available for product knowledge classes on the line for 2015?  I went on to the main website and saw only the following: Sunday, December 14, 2014- Tempe, AZMonday, February 9 or Tuesday, February 10, 2015- Alexander’s Aesthetics, Burlingame, CA (class fee $25, please call 650-692-3892 to register)See More
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Cimberly Davis posted a discussion

Mobile Spray Tanning

For those of you who already offer this service can you recommend a machine that is inexpensive, works well and is not extremely noisy? Please, any information is valuable. I need to know what specifically I need to check for when making my purchase.
Thursday
Eryn Cook replied to Robin Lemon's discussion Using tea compresses in facial in the group Product and Service Recommendations
"Place a standard black tea like Lipton's, etc. in a small bowl of ice water for about 15-20 minutes. Gently squeeze the excess fluid out and use as eye treatments. The tannins in the tea will help relieve puffiness under the eyes and tone and…"
Wednesday
Eryn Cook commented on Katie Hamilton's group Product and Service Recommendations
"Dermalogica has the worst customer service EVER!! They want your money and that is all. Their products are over priced and over rated to boot. The only reason most people know of them is because they make a point of trying to be in most beauty…"
Wednesday
Eryn Cook commented on Katie Hamilton's group Product and Service Recommendations
"Dermalogica has the worst customer service EVER!! They want your money and that is all. Their products are over priced and over rated to boot. The only reason most people know of them is because they make a point of trying to be in most beauty…"
Wednesday
Eryn Cook replied to Lugenia's Skincare Studio's discussion The Best Cost Effective Skincare line for New Business in the group Product and Service Recommendations
"Just an FYI---I would stear clear of Dermalogica. They require a large opening order (mine was $3800) and my rep was literally NON-EXISTENT after she came by to collect the money. The customer service reps can be kind of snotty and rude. Out of the…"
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Product and Service Recommendations

This is a group where we can all ask for and share recommendations for products and services that we find helpful in our esthetic practices.
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Spa Director Salary and Profit Sharing

Hi Ladies , I've been a Master Esthetician for the last 8 year in VA . The last 2 years I start managing the Day Spa . The agreement with the owner is to take a base salary for $1000/month . I do every thing for the spa A-Z . The facility income…Continue

Started by Saima Shaheen in General Discussion yesterday.

Mobile Spray Tanning

For those of you who already offer this service can you recommend a machine that is inexpensive, works well and is not extremely noisy? Please, any information is valuable. I need to know what specifically I need to check for when making my purchase.

Started by Cimberly Davis in General Discussion on Thursday.

employee to owner ?'s 9 Replies

I have been an esthetician for quite a few years and have always worked for someone.  I am going to be starting my own business and don't know where to start.  I am going to rent space and will have my own area.  I am feeling a bit of pressure and…Continue

Started by Jennifer in Business Advice. Last reply by Teresa Escoffery on Wednesday.

Christmas Promotion Idea 1 Reply

Can anyone give me an idea for a Christmas gift certificate promotion? I'd like to increase my sales and get new clients into my treatment room. Thank you!  Continue

Started by Jules Rose in General Questions. Last reply by Teresa Escoffery on Wednesday.

LED light therapy 11 Replies

Hi,Did anyone have a bad outcome from using an LED lamp on clients?After completing 15 minutes of red light therapy on a client she called later in the day and complained of a sunburned appearance along with hyperpigmentation.I later found the…Continue

Started by terrylynn defazio in General Discussion. Last reply by Cindy Greenwood on Tuesday.

Microderm Machine 16 Replies

Hello, I am in the market for a new microderm machine, but not sure which one I would be better off with.  I want something that will last a while but not break the bank...  I would love any and all opinions... Thanks so muchContinue

Started by Taylor Strauss in General Discussion. Last reply by Lori Barolo on Tuesday.

Microdermabrasion machine 3 Replies

Can anyone recommend a reasonable microderm machine to use in a home based spa.

Started by Kelly Rowland in General Discussion. Last reply by Lori Barolo on Tuesday.

Microdermabrasion 3 Replies

Looking to invest in a microdermabrasion machine diamond tip. Was wondering if any of you have any recommendations? Thank you! Continue

Started by Angelique Melbourne in General Questions. Last reply by Lori Barolo on Tuesday.

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Microcurrent Training for Skin Care Professionals

We offer home study courses and on-site training in the use of microcurrrent for Facial Rejuvenation. There is a great deal of misinformation about microcurrent on the internet. Microcurrent is often misunderstood and there is a lack of proper training in this modality. Microcurrent is commonly confused with other electrotherapy units that cause muscle contraction.

Results depend on a clear understanding of this healing modality. Please visit our website at…

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Posted by Barbara Berger, LAc on November 20, 2014 at 5:46pm

Advanced Professional Skincare Education, Presented by Circadia by Dr Pugliese

Join us in Atlanta, Georgia for three profession advancing seminars by our very own Michael Pugliese:

Product Knowledge:

This educational seminar includes an in depth look at all retail products as well as professional treatments and services. 

It is a must for the…

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Posted by Serena M. Winters on November 18, 2014 at 11:56am

If You'd Like to Try a New Soft, Strip Wax - Consider Epillyss Novatherm Gel

Increase Speed and Efficiency. Increase Client Satisfaction. Increase Profits.

Epillyss Novatherm Gel (Soft, Strip) Wax is easily one of our best selling waxes. Our clients love this wax for face and full body waxing! This wax has an ultra-thin application and spreads easily at a low temperature.…

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Posted by Becky Price on November 18, 2014 at 11:03am

Effective Private Label with NO minimums

Have you been thinking of private label? 

Looking for an effective and affordable private label line that has no minimums and exceptional customer service? …

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Posted by Michele Corley on November 10, 2014 at 10:18am

Chemical and Acid Free Deep Sea Green Herbal Peel

HERBAL POWER PEEL Resurfacing Exfoliant consists of herbal and marine ingredients that are bioactive compounds that react with the skin. When combined with various application vehicles, HERBAL POWER PEEL can produce different results that are useful in a variety of dermatologic applications, including acne, oily troubled skin, large pores, photo-damage, hyper-pigmentation, and anti-aging.



HERBAL POWER PEEL provides a natural, safe and effective alternative to microdermabrasion, harsh… Continue

Posted by Mary on November 7, 2014 at 9:06am

WAX CHICK WORKSHOP "WAX AND GROW RICH" TOUR SCHEDULE FOR 2015

Hi all, so excited to announce the workshop  schedule for 2015.  Registration is now open or all workshops!

A 10% discount is extended to all ASCP members for any Standard Registration Ticket of $109.  See the Continuing Education Calendar on ASCP for discount codes and registration links.

The following is the official schedule!  Hope to meet you, in a city near you in 2015!

Register ONLINE at …

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Posted by Crickett Enos on October 29, 2014 at 9:25am — 2 Comments

Waxing Education

Hi Professional waxers, I have been waxing for years and feel I need to tweak my brazilian  and bikini waxing skills.  I am currently using a strip wax, azulene clear blue and would like feed back on what others might find that works better...

Posted by Kim Blanchard on October 25, 2014 at 4:13am — 1 Comment

Advanced Hyperpigmentation Treatment live forum



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Advanced Secrets for treating…
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Posted by Jennifer Rosenblum on October 9, 2014 at 4:06pm

Equipro Wax Warmers + Epillyss Wax Sale



Save with our Current Offers!

We're increasing your bottom line by supplying you with essential, quality waxing supplies at a great value. 

Equipro manufactures some…

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Posted by Becky Price on October 9, 2014 at 9:28am

Sugar Converts Unite

"We’re getting the message, but we’re not sure how to share it.

Here’s an example of what we are hearing from estheticians and customers calling in.…

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Posted by Tamara Anderson on October 8, 2014 at 9:46pm

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