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Education Resources

AAFR Injectables Chart

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The American Academy of Dermatology

AAD.org is among the most visited medical association websites. Members consist of more than 16,000 practicing dermatologists, and content is generated by these experts in their field.



A comprehensive online acne information resource



A website that includes factual, scientific information on ingredients most commonly used in cosmetics and personal care products in the United States.



A comprehensive online rosacea information resource


National Rosacea Society

A website about the medical condition Rosacea. Features information for patients and physicians


PCI Journal

The Medical Journal for SkinCare Professionals© Official Journal of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists.


Skin Cancer Foundation

Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment.


Industry Associations

Association of Skin Care Professionals

ASCP provides insurance and professional support for skin care therapists. Also provides a comprehensive list of all State Boards. Get connected!



The world's foremost beauty therapy association, represented in over 33 countries. The CIDESCO diploma is a prestigious qualification in the field of esthetics and beauty therapy.


National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences

NACCAS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national agency for the institutional accreditation of postsecondary schools and departments of cosmetology arts and sciences, including specialized schools. It presently accredits approximately 1,300 institutions that serve over 120,000 students.


National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations

NCEA's mission is to  represent the esthetic profession by defining and conveying standards of practice, while educating the industry and the public.


American Association of Cosmetology Schools | Cosmetology Educators of America

A national non-profit association open to all privately owned schools of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences. AACS specializes in updating our members with information about new teaching methods, current industry events, and Washington, DC updates.


Spa Finder

A website to help you find establishments, experiences and information that promote the well-being of body, mind and spirit.


Featured Industry Experts

La Stone Therapy

Explore the history and technique for the first The Original Hot and Cold Stone Massage


Thai Yoga

A radically relaxing and deeply revitalizing form of energy-balancing bodywork, uniquely blending assisted Yoga stretches and Traditional Thai Massage techniques into a blissfully integrated experience.


Indian Champissage

Champissage is based on the traditional form of Champi (head massage) practiced in India for over 1,000 years


Dr. Vodder School

Institution that speacializes in training on Manual Lymph Drainage, the benefits and the technique



National Association of Women Business Owners

Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America's more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.


General Health



Healthline provides a comprehensive overview of over 42 common skin disorders as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones. Healthline is HON certified and all contenet is reviewd by a board certified physician for medial accuracy.


FDA, Food and Drug Administration

Cosmetic products are regulated by FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). CFSAN is responsible for assuring that cosmetics are safe and properly labeled.



MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. The site features an extensive medical encyclopedia.



MedBioWorld is a premier online resource portal for professional medical and biotechnology information.



Leading consumer site providing trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information.



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