Thursday, November 15, 2012

Folsom Skin Care Specialist Earns Oncology Esthetics Certification
Folsom, California (November 8, 2012) – Connie M. Chan, a licensed esthetician and specialist in massage in Folsom, CA, recently earned a certificate in Oncology Esthetics® (COE).  Now a certified oncology esthetician, Chan expands her practice to serve individuals with, or recovering from, cancer.
The certification, earned through Oncology Esthetics®, training facilitated by Touch For Cancer, prepares professional estheticians to provide safe, personalized spa treatments to individuals with health-challenged skin.
Through Oncology Esthetics®, Chan underwent extensive training in understanding how cancer and therapy treatments affect the body at the dermal and lymphatic level.  The program explored the side effects of cancer therapies, how those are further compounded by various medications, and the importance of proper sanitation to support weakened immune systems.  Certification also required Chan to learn how to perform gentle yet effective protocols using compatible skin ingredients.
“Beyond keeping my practice on the cutting-edge, this certification will allow me to safely serve a new, and very deserving, base of individuals with health-challenged skin,” Chan said.  “My goal is that through the power of the esthetic touch, I can provide a soothing escape for individuals battling cancer.”
“Estheticians work with the largest organ of the human body—skin,” said Morag Currin, founder of Touch For Cancer.  “Understanding how to safely and effectively treat the skin, particularly when it is challenged by cancer, is paramount to the psychological and physical care of the client.”
Chan a certified Massage therapist and specialist in skin care in Folsom, CA offers the specialized treatments at The Healing Station, located at 530 Plaza Drive, Suite 130.  The treatments will use the Tecniche product line which incorporates the most effective, iconic ingredients into the gentlest Cosmeceutical skin care—formulated specifically for individuals with compromised skin.
About The Healing Station
The Healing Station is a Folsom-based alternative health and wellness spa that offers a wide range of skin and body care services.  These include reviving massages, pampering facials and peels, elegant eyelash extension, soothing body treatments, manicures, pedicures, and waxing.   For more information, visit


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