Human Resources

Staff Relationships

Staff Relationships

In a recent seminar series in New Zealand I was asked about the issue of keeping a professional distance from staff who you work with, sometimes for up to 40 hours a week. This is an issue for every salon owner throughout the world and a difficult area within the staff management sphere. Exactly what is the correct distance between authority and friendship, between friend and boss?.....

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Quality Aesthetics Education

Quality Aesthetics Education

Considering the state of poor, inconsistent aesthetics education in many under-graduate schools here in the United States, we feel that it is imperative to offer as much post-graduate advanced education as possible. As an independent educator, my company and its affiliates have taken on this venture very seriously.I am also inviting others to partner in these endeavors through sponsorship of.....

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Burnout: What makes the difference

Burnout: What makes the difference

Beauty Therapy can be exhausting, it is a profession that has combination of sales, hospitality and service. The 'day to day' running of any business these days can be time consuming but in combination with staying on time, answering the phone, following up on enquires and making appointments as well doing what can be very exacting treatments and services back to back. The continual pressure of.....

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Book Review: Advanced Skin Care

Book Review: Advanced Skin Care

Advanced Professional Skin CareMedical Edition By Peter T. Pugliese, MD The Topical Agent, LLC ISBN 0-9630-2113-3 Any skin care professional will find this book a wealth of relevant information no matter what level of development of their careers. It is a valuable educational tool that can be referenced to explain almost every aspect of professional skin treatment therapy. With over 450 pages.....

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Book Review: Advanced Skin Analysis

Book Review: Advanced Skin Analysis

Advanced Skin Analysis is the book for the skin treatment therapist of the new millennium, taking therapists on a journey of discovery and revision of their chosen profession. With a complete update of the anatomy & physiology of the skin, Advanced Skin Analysis shares the relevant discoveries about the skin over the past decade and presents them in an easy to understand, informative manner.....

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Recommended Reading

Advanced Skin Analysis
is the book for the skin treatment therapist of the new millennium, taking therapists on a journey of discovery and revision of their chosen profession.
This book teaches you the most valuable skill every skin care professional needs to know. read more
Cosmetic chemistry is not another dictionary of cosmetic ingredients, but rather an informative look at understanding the subject of cosmetic chemistry from a Clinical Aesthetician and Beauty Therapist’s viewpoint.
Understand how the chemicals in the cosmetics interact with the skins own chemistry.
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DIG 

NEW RELEASE!
The Visual Skin Analysis Diagnostic Indicator Guide has been developed to extend your visual analysis and consultation techniques of professional skin analysis, while helping communicate your findings with your clients. Covers 11 of the common contemporay skin conditions. read more