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18 10, 2017

Oncology Salon Training: Nails and Hair Care for the Cancer Patient

By | 2017-10-18T17:59:34+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oncology Salon Training: Nails and Hair Care for the Cancer Patient

Oncology Salon Training: Nails and Hair care for the Cancer Patient Chemotherapy can drastically affect both your hair and your nails – this is because of rapidly dividing follicle cells. Hair loss and brittle nails are two fairly common side effects of life-saving chemotherapy treatments. Because of the nature of the body’s condition when going [...]

10 10, 2017

Stimulating the Immune System With Icy Water

By | 2017-10-10T18:55:50+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Stimulating the Immune System With Icy Water

If a person finds themselves constantly suffering from the flu or any colds, then that just means one thing: their immune system is weak and needs a serious boosting. Everyone has had a weakened immune system at some point or another, but some people seem to constantly have a low immunity. That’s why they need [...]

10 10, 2017

Hearing Loss

By | 2017-10-10T18:51:40+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Hearing Loss

Progressive, irreversible hearing loss can result from radiation therapy and platinum-based chemotherapy drugs such as carboplatin and cisplatin. The drugs damage the hair cells of the inner ear, making the ear less responsive to sound waves. A 2010 study by German scientists showed that hearing loss is worst among patients who were younger when they [...]

10 10, 2017

Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy – Retinol

By | 2017-10-10T18:49:36+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy – Retinol

Retinol in topical skin care products are a less concentrated version of tretinoin, a prescription vitamin A derivative that is highly effective in reversing sun damage and signs of aging. Tretinoin decreases fine lines, evens skin color, improves texture, tightens pores, and stimulates blood flow and collagen production. There are numerous people who cannot tolerate [...]

27 09, 2017

The Benefits of Being Oncology Aesthetics Trained

By | 2017-10-09T16:04:12+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Articles and News|Comments Off on The Benefits of Being Oncology Aesthetics Trained

The Benefits of Being Oncology Aesthetics Trained   Due to an increase of cancer statistics in today’s world, and with many more patients and survivors now seeking out relaxation and quality of life through the spa environment, advanced education in oncology aesthetics is becoming very necessary, to ensure the best treatment and care for clients [...]

5 09, 2017

Oncology Esthetics Coaching for Spa Professionals

By | 2017-10-09T16:03:58+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Articles and News|Comments Off on Oncology Esthetics Coaching for Spa Professionals

Because cancer treatments can leave the skin hypersensitive and dry, many spas are now branching out to include esthetics services specific to helping client undergoing cancer treatment. Treating clients with cancer can be a unique challenge. With our Oncology Esthetics Coaching for Spa Professionals program we can help spa professionals overcome the challenges in understanding [...]

21 08, 2017

Remedial-Camouflage Makeup Course with Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck

By | 2017-10-09T16:14:12+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Remedial-Camouflage Makeup Course with Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck

This 2 day class offers training in remedial and medical camouflage makeup which plays an important role in the recovery for patients who have undergone plastic and reconstructive surgery, or they have facial disfigurements or skin discoloration. This on class prepares the esthetic professional to offer this valuable service either in the spa or clinical [...]

21 08, 2017

Tamoxifen – Hyperpigmentation

By | 2017-10-09T16:24:33+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Tamoxifen – Hyperpigmentation

Tamoxifen, sold under the brand name Nolvadex among others, is a medication that is used to prevent breast cancer in women and treat breast cancer in women and men. One of the side effects of Tamoxifen is hyperpigmention. In doing more research on this drug, research shows that human melanocytes exposed to estrogen levels generally [...]

21 08, 2017

Basal Cell Carcinoma – Who Gets It?

By | 2017-10-09T16:24:42+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Basal Cell Carcinoma – Who Gets It?

To date, men 52 years + are found to outnumber women with this type of skin cancer, but women are getting more BCC’s than before. Your clients that are working in occupations that require numerous hours of being in the sun, or for those just spending leisure time in the sun each day are particularly [...]

21 08, 2017

Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS) aka Cording

By | 2017-10-09T16:32:57+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS) aka Cording

We posted up on social media mid-end July about the Breast Cancer Rehab and Wellness Summit that was going live for free viewing. Not sure how many estheticians were able to view the videos. Some of the video’s that I viewed were extremely informative to what we do and this is another learning platform where [...]

UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS

  1. ONCOLOGY AESTHETICS FOUNDATION TRAINING (OAFT) + APPEARANCE RECOVERY : SYDNEY, NSW

    January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
  2. ONCOLOGY AESTHETICS : APPEARANCE RECOVERY – SYDNEY, NSW

    January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm