What is Micellar Cleansing Water and how do I use it?

When you first come across the word “micellar” your first thought may be “What the heck is that and am I pronouncing this right?”. Same! Pronounced mi-cel-lar, this cleansing water has been used in France for decades. Although it’s been sold in the U.S. for quite some time now, it wasn’t until recently that major companies started to really market this product. This three in one product removes makeup, cleanses AND tones!

Quick product guide for dry, mature and dehydrated skin.

CLEANSINGprivate label for aestheticians

  • Antioxidant Enzyme Cleanser – Creamy cleansing cream for dry skin types. Green Papaya and Pineapple extracts have a gentle exfoliating property that will leave you skin looking clean and fresh.
  • Skin Balancing Toner – Contains a refreshing blend of ingredients helps to remove residue, balance the pH, close pores and hydrate the skin.

5 must-have professional treatment masks for your back bar

Having a set of masks that will do the work for all skin types is ideal! Here we have 5 masks that will take care ofprivate label for estheticians every skin type in a facial.

  1. Papaya Pineapple Enzyme Mask – This is our go to for everyone. You can use this mask in the exfoliating phase of your facial or even after a Dermaplaning or Microdermabrasion.  This mask gets rid of the dull dead skin and leaves your clients skin looking amazing.
  2. Clarifying Mask – This is the perfect mask to use to help clean out pores. If you need to do a purifying treatment this mask can be used on normal, dry and oily skin types.  Because it is not over drying it is gentle enough even on sensitive skin types.  This mask can be used with steam or a hot towel compress.
  3. Renewal Mask – This is a gentle mask packed with clays and alpha hydroxy acids. It will exfoliate the skin without leaving the skin feeling sensitive.  It will cleanse and brighten up the skin.
  4. Rose Cooling & Regenerative Mask – This professional soothing mask is great for all skin types and can be done after exfoliation or even waxing. This beautiful smelling mask is wonderful for calming the skin.
  5. Hydrating Mask – This mask is great for dry to mature skin types that need more moisture. It will hydrate and plump up the skin.  It is boosted with hydrators like Hyaluronic Acid, Organic Olive and Jojoba Oils plus antioxidants.

Mineral Makeup: Tips and Tricks

Mineral Makeup

Although men and women have been painting their bodies with minerals for thousands of years, this quiet cosmetic revolution came about in the 1970’s. Mineral powder is something that anyone and everyone can use. Most mineral powders offer great benefits, but be sure to take a look at the ingredients. “Mineral Enriched” does not necessarily mean that it is a mineral powder.

Ingredient Highlight: Olive Fruit Oil

Organic olive fruit oil, also known as olive oil, comes from an emollient plant. Emollients are the key ingredients in skincare! Its multidimensional effectiveness makes it useful for more than just cooking.                                                                                                                        

Ingredient Highlight: Bilberry Fruit Extract

Bilberry is a fruit that is related to the American blueberries and is commonly found in various climates in damp woodlands. It has many names such as whortleberry, blaeberry, huckleberry, and black-hearts. Bilberry has been used for centuries medicinally and in different dishes. Overall, bilberry comes with many health benefits.

Steering Clear of Conflict and Confrontation in Your Spa

Spa Customer Service

Working in a spa can be a good way to gain the experience you need before starting a business of your own. Therapist at all levels of experience found comfort in working in a spa long-term. Some may think that there are no ethical challenges when working in a spa environment, but only in a perfect world would that exist. Just like in any other industries, standards widely vary. Clashes over values and viewpoints are common, and the difference in attitude may cause frustration. Here are a few key points that will steer you clear of CONFLICT and CONFRONTATION with your client. These tips should not be regarded as limitations or restrictions, but should be viewed as a goal in which the skin care professional should strive towards. 

Social Media Strategy 101 – Retaining and Attracting New Customers to Your Spa

We can all agree running a social media plan can get overwhelming really quick. There are so many things and places we can post. Where do we start? How many times a week? What do we post? We have a few pointers to get you on track.

  • Bio – write about your business. Add your facebook and website pages.
  • Keep name and address consistent on all bios and profiles across the web
  • High quality photos
  • Keep brand consistent with main images

WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND

Ingredient Highlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

rejuvenative serum

Meadowfoam seed oil is a light, very absorbent, non-greasy oil that is cold pressed from the seeds of Limnanthes alba. Similar to jojoba oil, meadowfoam seed oil resembles human sebum and is slightly waxy.  This oil is stable, sustainable and light. Anyone with mature or dry skin will love this eco-friendly sustainable oil. Meadowfoam seed oil is a great carrier oil that is a remarkable moisturizer and offers tons of beauty benefits!

Ingredient Highlight: Lavender

lavender essential oil

Lavender Oil  has been used by ancient cultures all over the world for many many years. Egyptians were known to use it for perfume and mummification. Some cultures bathed in it and others used it for medicinal purposes.

 

Lavender Oil:

Most Important Benefits of lavender:

  • Relieves stress
  • Uplifts mood