Setting the Skincare Standards
Saphonia Gee, CIDESCO
- International CIDESCO Diplomat
- Licensed Esthetics Instructor
- Licensed Esthetician
- Licensed Make-up Artist
- Certified Medical Esthetician
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Certified Repechage Educator
- Owner & operator of Virginia Institute of Esthetics
- Saponaria Skin Therapy Center
- Founder of the Society of Virginia Skincare Specialist (SVSS)
- Co-owner of In Your Own Skin, Skin Therapy Center
- State member for Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetology
- Subject Matter Expert in designing National Exam
- Author of “ The Esthetics Manual “ Skills Book
- Precautation and Contraindications of use
- Post- Procedure
- Maintenance and Infection Control
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Education level of Estheticians
- Professional Credentials
- Staying current with training
- Having documentation of your education
- Allows more schools to operate within the state
Precautation and Contraindications of use
- Lack of Time
- Lack of Expenses
- Negative Energy, Do not have a love for Esthetics
- If only pursuing for monetary gain
- Not being able to accept constructive criticism
- Contact local & state officials
- Analyze the issues & concerns.
- Contact your local & national organization
- Determine the work load
- Contact other states and review current laws
- Solicit support from peers and colleagues
- Set goals and time lines
Procedures Codes and Creating a Law
- Identify the individual who will compose the legislation in legal terms.
- Identify the individual who will carry your legislation into session.
- Select a team representative of the state industry.
- It’s time to start to lobby for your cause.
- Gain local business support
Post-Procedure Regulations Supporting the law
- Contact your Board of Barbers and Cosmetology
- Establishment of the Regulations
- Take part in the public hearing process
- Assist the board member and staff with your knowledge of the industry
- Letters of support
Maintenance and Infection Control
- Always read your trade magazines
- Join at least two organizations
- Attend at once least trade show a year
Frequently Asked Questions
What are codes?
It is the State Law
What is a Regulation?
It is the Rule that supports the State Law
What are some of the different organizations you
NCA –National Cosmetology Association
ASCP- Association Skincare Professionals
NCEA –National Coalition of Esthetic
Manufactures/Distributors & Associations
SVSS –Society of Virginia Skincare Specialist
What are some of the trade magazines
Beauty Launch Pad
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques
What’s medical Esthetics?
The practice of esthetics in a medical environment
Why do states need consistency in
To keep standards of education high
* If you enjoyed the format of this presentation, the Virginia Institute of Esthetics offers skills for all Esthetic disciplines.
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