We are the largest association devoted to skin care professionals. Membership gives you benefits vital to your success: affordable liability insurance coverage, continuing education, discounts with 40+ companies, marketing and client resources (including a free website for your business), networking, and so much more! Check out all the benefits of membership and 10 Steps to Success with ASCP. Considering a career in skin care? Students can join, too.



Members

Refer a friend and save!  We give you a $20 credit on your next renewal for every new professional member you refer to any of our associations. Refer estheticians, massage therapists, bodyworkers, cosmetologists, hairstylists, barbers, nail techs … just tell your friend to give us your name or member ID number as the referrer when they joined, and there's no limit to how much you can save. Visit www.associated-professionals.com to see all our associations.

Take a class with us:  SkinPro Advanced Education is ASCP's online learning system, tailored to your choice of four career paths in esthetics. Take online classes at your convenience for certificates. All completely free to licensed estheticians who are ASCP members.

New discounts:  Have you checked the Member Discounts page recently? New discounts we added in 2014 include DirecTV, DISH Network, Oncology Esthetics, Organic India, Spa & Bodywork Market, Teatulia, and so many more! Save on everything from your cell phone service to your pet's veterinarian care!

Make friends on the forums: Our fun, active online community for everyone in skin care, www.skincareprofessionals.com, has 7,000+ members and is still growing.

Be aware: Think your employer's insurance has you covered if something goes wrong? 4 questions to ask your employer.


Schools

Free lesson plans: Two complete lesson plans, with student resources, available for skin care educators to download. Get them here!

Free webinars: Are your students great at skin care but afraid of sales? Retailing Success is one of four free webinars we provide to help all educators, with dozens more available once you join as an ASCP member.


News

Tennessee estheticians: The state board will hold a rule-making hearing on January 5, 2015, 9 a.m. at 500 James Robertson Parkway, Conference Room 1A, Nashville. You are encouraged to attend, and/or submit comments to the board via email to cosmetology.board@tn.gov. Learn more about the proposed changes at www.tn.gov/regboards/cosmo/.

Associated Nail Professionals is our new association, launched to provide liability coverage for nail services and all the benefits and business resources to help a nail business thrive. Includes a subscription to your choice of NAILS or VietSALON magazine! Join at no cost if you're already an ASCP member by calling 800-789-0411, or learn more at www.nailprofessional.com.