Don’t limit your job search! Your skills as a skin care graduate can be used in these jobs you might not have considered.
If your new employer says you’re covered by their own liability insurance, that’s great, but ask these questions to make sure.
Burnout is a risk in any profession, but those who work or study in caregiving professions are especially vulnerable. Follow these important tips to avoid the risk.
These six strategies will help you increase your income, fill your appointment book and become the go-to esthetician in your community.
Education causes many changes in your routine. Part of the process of continuing your education is getting support from family and friends.
Resilience is the ability to bounce back, adapt to adversity, and roll with the punches. Here are four strategies to help you build resilience.
A professional image tells clients that you have high standards, strong professional ethics, and a commitment to the therapeutic benefits of the treatments you provide.
It’s important to have a professional-looking online presence for your skin care business. Create a website for your future practice while you’re still in school, using the ASCP Website Builder.
By helping others, you can reap an extra benefit: growing your business and your professional reputation.
There are so many choices on the market that you might feel overwhelmed. But the very first steps of each purchasing decision should be these two questions.
It’s quite likely that you will have skin care clients with piercings. Here are some general tips for working around a piercing.
Working with practitioners who can act as role models and mentors is not just a good idea, it’s critical for your success.
Sampling professional spa services as a client is not only relaxing and enjoyable, it’s an essential part of your education.
When you take good notes, you promote active listening and reading. It’ll also help you interpret, organize, and remember the material.
Although some people are naturally better at concentrating, anyone can improve their concentration skills with practice. Here are some tips.
ASCP has plenty of resources to help you create promotional items and save you money at a time when you are probably facing some startup costs.
It’s natural to feel some anxiety about school, but the first step to getting past these fears is to understand them.
Skin care is a job that involves a lot of contact with the public. But what if you're naturally shy—will it hurt your business? It doesn’t have to!
Don’t wait until you graduate from your skin care school! The contacts you make now can be important later.
Bad phone etiquette, or a bad voice mail greeting, can easily make you lose a booking. Here's how to do it right.
Some students understand their course material well, but are not as skilled at taking exams. Here are some strategies for test-taking that can help anyone to better demonstrate what they know and get the grades they deserve.
If you’re already considering your future working location, remember to check out the licensing requirements, since each state has different regulations.
Working as a skin care professional will have its rewards, challenges, and surprises. Being informed and realistic about how your workplace operates will better equip you for a fulfilling career.
By understanding the way you process information, you can choose study strategies for greater success. Try these study tips to suit your own style.
You’re trying hard to succeed at school, and trying to concentrate on your training, but there are other things going on in your life that are a real distraction.
We asked licensed estheticians what they wish somebody had told them before they started. Here are the responses.
Working in a spa on a cruise ship can be an excellent way to gain experience and make decent money, while having some adventures. Like anything else, there are pros and cons.
A bad test score can happen to every student occasionally. Here’s what to do to make sure you get back on track quickly.