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LASH EXTENSIONS MODEL CRITERIA

ESG beauty careers

AM I A CANDIDATE FOR EYELASH EXTENSIONS?

Eyelash extensions are a wonderful addition to your beauty routine.
 
ESG students learn proper skills and techniques by performing services on models to obtain their Lash Extensions course certification.

All services provided by ESG students are free of charge, tipping is optional.
We are primarily concerned for the health of your natural lashes and want to be certain you meet the following criteria:

Please ensure you meet the following criteria before booking your appointment:

  • Your eyes are free of any signs or symptoms of infection;
  • Your eyes have fully recovered from recent eye surgeries or procedures;
  • You are comfortable lying down for a few hours;
  • Consult your physician if you are pregnant and/or have medical conditions, in recovery from treatments, taking medications or have allergies.
Considering the items above, there may be some candidates, who experience the following factors which may not be candidates for eyelash extension services:
  • Those who rub their eyes frequently –if this is from allergies or out of habit;
  • Those who have highly sensitive skin – while we do carry a low-allergen adhesive, this service may cause more reactions in certain candidates;
  • If you are ill or currently have allergies – if you have a cold, sinus infection, bronchitis, or flu, etc. please stay home and get well. No worries, we can reschedule your appointment for a time when you are feeling well.
  • If your natural lashes are very curly – unfortunately as your natural lash grows in, the extension will lay in an unnatural direction. This may be more irritating for you, and because of this excess “wear” on the lash, the extensions will not last as long.
  • If your natural eye shape is too deep inset or if your cheekbones are too high – to perform our procedure, we need to be able to effectively isolate your lower lashes from your upper lashes.  This is not possible to do so on some clients with deep-set eyes or high cheekbones.  Don’t be discouraged; we have a few tricks – if we can manage to get the upper and lower lashes separated, we’ll certainly apply your extensions.
  • If you don’t have natural eyelashes – our extensions are placed on a natural lash; and we need your natural lash to be healthy and strong enough to support an extension. Unlike using other lash processes such as a strip or flares, we cannot create lashes where there aren’t any.
  • If you have an allergy to cyanoacrylate.
Did you meet all the criteria? Book your appointment by emailing us at info@executivespagroup.com
We require all models to arrive on time and be available for the entire duration of the required time. Thank you for volunteering your time!

Executive Spa Group (ESG)
201, 10518 82 Ave. NW
(780) 604 2772
executivespagroup.com

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Terminating Employees

Terminating Employees

Things don’t always work out. Letting go of employees is never easy. Most employers terminate employees only as a last resort. This is why we decided sharing this information is important in reducing any stress associated with employee termination.

TERMINATION FACTS:

  • Alberta’s Employment Standards Code specifies the notice period employers must give when asking someone to leave a job. This termination notice period depends on how long the employee has worked for you.
  • You must give termination notice in writing and the employee works and is paid regular pay until the end of the notice period.
  • You can offer pay instead of a termination notice. In this case, the employee ends work immediately but is paid for the duration of the notice period.
  • If you ask an employee to stop working immediately or partway through a notice period, you must pay the employee until the end of the notice period.
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if the termination is temporary (up to 59 days)
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if an employee refuses your offer of reasonable alternative work
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if if work is unavailable because of a strike or lockout
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if the employee is terminated for just cause (e.g. theft, violence…)

Do you have other questions regarding Beauty Industry employment matters?
Contact us to learn more.


Executive Spa Group
(780) 604 2772
info@executivespagroup.com

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Working with botox in Alberta

So you want to work with botox injections and fillers…

The popularity of cosmetic injections continues to grow immensely. The social media buzz over the treatments have helped them to become some of the most in demand treatments offered at dermatologist offices and medispas. First let’s take a look at these treatments and some of amazing things they can do:

BOTOX and DYSPORT

These are the two most widely used products that are erasing lines and wrinkles around the world. Prior to 2009 BOTOX® was the industry-leading injectable and go-to choice for establishments offering injections. Dysport launched in the summer of 2009 and has since been in direct competition with BOTOX. DYSPORT has surprisingly enough been holding it’s own and has become a serious contender in the battle against aging. These products both work by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for causing expression lines. The effect generally last anywhere from 3-6 months. Let’s take a look at some facts:
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic is a trademarked product manufactured by a pharmaceutical company, Allergan Inc. Anyone who offers botox injections in their medispa is a consumer of this product, and the client in turn, is a consumer of the medispa.
  • Allergan is the biggest manufacturer of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).
  • DYSPORT is made by Ispen Pharmaceuticals in Europe.
  • Both of these companies also manufacture a wide variety of drugs including filler injectables.

FILLERS

Volume, volume, volume- this is what fillers do. The most popular fillers have an immediate plumping effect and are comprised of hyaluronic acid, a natural occurring sugar protein found in the skin. Lips, cheeks and nasal labial folds are a few of the most common areas that are injected. Results are immediate and depending on the brand can last anywhere from 6 months to 1.5 years. There are many different brands to choose from and with the treatments becoming so in demand, the variety continues to grow. Fillers plump the skin from the inside out and vary in molecular size which means some are specifically designed to treat certain areas. Fillers are also a wonderful treatment for deep, indented acne scarring. Some of the most popular choices for filler are:
  • Restylane and Perlane which are manufactured by Ispen Pharmaceuticals.
  • Juvederm, Juvederm Volbella and Juvederm VOLIFT which are manufactured by Allergan.
  • Teosyal is another popular brand which offers a variety of different fillers to choose from depending on the area being injected including TEOXANE, REDENSITY and KISS.
These are a few of the most known and used plumping agents available although currently there are over 30 approved filler products approved by Health Canada.

Who regulates Allergan’s products, specifically, botox/filler injections, in Canada?

Health Canada is the ministry responsible for ensuring every drug prescribed to Canadians performs its purpose safely. By following the Food and Drugs Act and its associated cosmetic regulations, Health Canada regulates the safety, efficacy and quality of drugs and medical devices, including injections and fillers. Health Canada conducts post market surveillance on all marketed health products. Health Canada also monitors research on interactions between drugs, medical devices, natural health, and food products, and communicates information to health professionals and consumers about the risk of potential interactions. Manufacturers are required to provide Health Canada with reports of serious adverse reactions for health products they sell in Canada. Consumers and health professionals are also encouraged to report adverse reactions.

FYI

Clients who choose to receive BOTOX or DYSPORT injections must see an authorized doctor annually for a check up to ensure they are a candidate for treatment. Contact Executive Spa Group to add information.

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What is the BEST beauty career?

best beauty career

How do I decide?

Consider this before investing in a beauty industry career. Despite what service attracts you the most, your success in the skills you choose will be self-directed. To clarify, there is more than mastering a skill to reap the benefits of a beauty career.

3 reasons why you want a beauty career.

The beauty about a beauty careers is that they are all boundary-less.

What is a boundaryless career❓

Allan Bird, Professor of Global Business, Northeastern University, defines it as a career path in which individuals must engineer their work lives on their own.

According to Bird, there are 3 principles to the Boundaryless Career:

1. The Boundaryless Career is self-directed.

The beauty industry is not for everyone. It takes more than providing a good service to succeed in this industry. You must also have a sense of self-direction, self-motivation, and of course, an entrepreneurial spirit! For example, creating professional accounts on social media platforms will help you reach new clients.

2. The Boundaryless Career is ill-structured.

Progress, success, and advancement comes from learning and mastering technical skills, meeting new people, and collaborating with new groups. Beauty careers can be very exciting if you do it right!

Above all, having great people skills is important. You don’t have to possess an outgoing personality, but because you direct your own career, you must be personable with the people you meet throughout your career.

Moreover, there is a very attractive flexibility to the beauty industry. Some employers offer 9-5 hours, however, many employers offer flexibility on work schedules due to evening and weekend work. This outside-the-box scheduling allows you more control of time.

3. The Boundaryless Career has psychological benefits and costs.

Some psychological benefits are creativity and self-expression. Beauty careers allow you to express yourself in ways you wouldn’t dream of in conventional careers! Exploring new techniques to bring your ideas to life in your services are ways to attain new levels of success in the beauty industry.

Self expression is an excellent way to promote yourself as a service provider. After all, your presentation speaks for your work.

Other psychological benefits

In addition, you can gain even greater control by working on commission. In this arrangement, you are better able to influence your income and schedule- a psychological benefit that comes from the independence and freedom a career in the beauty industry provides.


As you can see, Alberta’s beauty industry offers exciting beauty careers for those who possess the right qualities!

Do you?

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 (780) 604 2772
 info@executivespagroup.com 

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