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NCEA Certification Program
WHAT BEING NCEA CERTIFIED MEANS...NCEA Certified is the professional status awarded to a skin care professional that has met the competency standards as set-forth by NCEA's 1200 Hour Esthetician Job Task Analysis. It represents the highest skin care credential available in the United States and adherence to the code of ethics of the profession. NCEA Certified Professionals may also be members of the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations. (NCEA)
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Hyperpigmentation & Its treatments

In an ever changing and evolving climate, our skin and our client’s skins are suffering from constant inflammation that will need to be acknowledged and addressed. During sun exposure, physiological reactions occur, triggered by a network of cellular interactions between keratinocytes, mast cells, fibroblasts, dermal vasculature over melanocytes and dermal inflammation, playing an important role in the hyper-pigmentation and activation of melasma lesions. You will learn who's at risk, signs and symptoms, self-care guidelines, when to seek medical care and treatments.

Take the Online course

In this course you will learn:
  • Recognizing the Etiology and physiological aspects of melanogenesis
  • Mechanisms of action and possible preventive measures
  • Physiological reactions during sun exposure
  • Interactions of Epidermal Skin Cells and Dermal inflammation
  • Reviewing the pathogenesis of melasma
  • Causes of Post-Inflammatory-Hyper-pigmentation
  • Differences approaches to the treatment of pigmentation that estheticians are facing in an everyday basis
  • Management of Dark circles or periorbital hyper-pigmentation (POH)
  • Therapeutic options with depigmenting agents combination
  • Qualifying the right treatment in relation to Fitzpatrick and Glocau classification scales
  • Role and limitations of the Estheticians facing hyper/hypo-pigmentation in their professional settings
  • Use of topical agents
  • Indications and contra-indications

Consultant Agreement and Fee to be determined on Consultancy basis. Candidate will be required to provide 72 hours cancellation notice prior to the scheduled consultation for a refund or to be applied to another consultation within 3 months. Online classes are non-refundable.