It's a jungle out there. That's why we at Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP) started talking about a place online for all things skin care nearly a year ago. Facebook is all-pervasive these days, but how to sort out all the friends, family, fans, and college roommates from your professional life? We concluded that somebody needed to wade into the weeds and swamps to find a single solution—a meeting place—for estheticians and everyone who comes into contact with them professionally.
 
An objective of mine since becoming Executive Director of ASCP has been to give greater opportunities for our members to communicate and connect with each other. When we considered the idea of creating a network, it took us about 10 seconds to realize that it could not and should not be about ASCP. Growing as a profession, whether on an individual or macro level, is about all of us in the profession. We have, and always will, work like crazy to earn and retain our members’ loyalty but we also feel strongly that creating a community is not about building up barriers, but rather eliminating them.
 
Since the formation of ASCP in 2007, I have gained many insights into the skin care profession. A fundamental one is the often solitary nature of the work and the need to compare notes on the many exciting products and technologies developing in the profession. I am hopeful this new network can help support that. But it is just a start. None of us are well served by being slaves to monitors and keyboards; my hope is that starting this community leads to cookouts and  coffee meetings, roundtables and lively debate. Meeting face to face suits us as a profession.
 
Our community is deserving of its collective positive energy; here’s to sharing that amongst ourselves in new and fulfilling ways. So you’ll read that Skincareprofessionals.com is “Powered by ASCP”; that’s just our way of letting you know how important this is to us.
 
So pack your bags, join the party, and meet us online at Skincareprofessionals.com. It's your adventure; we are just providing the trail map and tent. Get Connected!

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Comment by ASCP on January 27, 2012 at 9:28am

Hi Kathy,

Have you posted your question regarding private labeling on the Forum? I think you may get more exposure to other skincareprofessionals.com members there who have the experience to help advise you. Hope that helps! 

Jesse

Comment by kathy on January 26, 2012 at 5:57pm

Anyone going through or completed  the process of private labeling your own skin care? I am looking for very low minimums, very high quality(anti-aging clientele),clinical grade products. Have any great experiences, labs, or tips to share...sure would appreciate it!!!!

Comment by Barbara Calebaugh on December 22, 2011 at 2:07pm

Happy Holidays to all of the ASCP Association and it's great team ... And may the 2010 be a very prosperous one FOR ALL to enjoy and keep as main Asset! our Professional Services upto date on SKIN CARE ! ! !

Comment by ASCP on May 25, 2011 at 2:23pm
You are ALL making this site an invaluable resource. Thank you for your contributions!
Comment by Rhonda Sue Cox on May 25, 2011 at 1:13pm
I am so thankul for the help and support of you guys. I am very excited about this network and hope to be an asset as well as a recipient.
Comment by LeAnne Decker on March 3, 2011 at 8:09am
Jesse, I am excited about being apart of this community..Thanks for the inspiration :)
Comment by ASCP on February 22, 2011 at 9:49am
I'm so glad to hear you're all excited about "getting connected" and I hope this continues to be an excellent resource for you all. Spread the word to all your skin care contacts so they can also join our community, and let's make this the best forum in the industy!
Comment by Stephanie Banner on February 22, 2011 at 1:05am
You have given us the means to get connected, thank you!!!
Comment by Shelley Hancock on January 27, 2011 at 6:36pm

Thank you much for putting this all together for us!

Comment by Laura Cooksey on January 21, 2011 at 5:44pm
Really great idea! Thanks for a forum where we all can meet.

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