Legal

Fee-Splitting Concerns

Commission-based pay is widely used by businesses to motivate employees and contractors. In the medical aesthetic industry, referrals from other medical professionals and complementary nonmedical...

OSHA and Medspas

On the morning of October 20, 2015, Chelsea Ake-Salvacion was found dead inside a cryotherapy machine at Rejuvenice Cryotherapy, the medspa she managed in Henderson, Nevada. She had attempted to...

Overtime and Bonuses

Performance-based commissions and bonuses are an effective way to incentivize employee performance. They can help your practice achieve new sales goals, boost efficiency and increase your team’s...

A Winning Relationship

Practices that would like to add noninvasive cosmetic treatments or expand their offerings to include ancillary services, such as esthetics or massage, often need to bring in additional, specially...

Cosmetic Ingredients Face Scrutiny

The U.S. Senate is currently considering a bill to enhance the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of cosmetics. This bill—the Personal Care Products Safety Act—is intended to bring...

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for proposing new regulations governing indoor tanning, including an age restriction for minors under...