Category Archives: Natural & Organic Skin Care

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

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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. 

Ingredient Highlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

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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!

Top 9 facial products to have in your treatment cabinet!

Top 9 professional skincare facial products to have in your treatment cabinet!professional skincare facial products

It is so easy to get carried away with having a zillion products for every skin type and facial. When starting out or even if you are cleaning out your cabinets, pick items that can be used on multiple skin types. We have put together a quick top 9 must-have professional skincare products every esthetician should have on hand.

Professional Clarifying Mask – Perfect for gently purifying and detoxifying the skin.

Professional Clarifying Mask

Introducing one of our newest masks.  The professional Clarifying Mask is one of our favorites.  It gently draws out impurities and absorbs oil leaving the skin revitalized.  This mask can be used with steam or a hot compress in the facial treatment.  The Clarifying Mask is a great treatment for most skin types.  Because it is not aggressive or irritating you can use it even on dryer hormonal acne prone skin.  This mask has a cream consistency that is also hydrating at the same time.

Targeting Holistic Customers Means More Return To You

The holistic lifestyle is a growing trend and is shifting customers’ decisions in the types of products and services they will select. Nowadays, people have grown increasingly aware of the kinds of products they use and how these products affect their health. Their efforts are focused on reducing toxic load from their environment and their lifestyle. The holistic approach also has an impact on the amount of chemicals they will allow themselves and their loved ones to be exposed to on a daily basis.

Professional Enzymes– a versatile treatment to carry in your back bar

Countless customers today seek a skincare professional because they want a solution to their skin issues with instant results, but many are not ready for harsh chemical treatments. If you constantly encounter clients whose skin is dry, dull or acne prone and you want a natural solution to tackling these challenges, why not incorporate a professional enzyme peel or mask to your skin care protocol?

Why natural and organic skin care?

Why are using natural or organic ingredients so important?

Our skin is exposed to thousands of chemicals every day from pollution, food and products we put on it.  Most companies today mass produce products and are looking for the lowest cost to create these.  Many times the products quality suffers when more chemicals and potentially harmful ingredients are used.

Exfoliating Facial Cleanser for Sensitive Skin

Exfoliating the skin is a very important part of our skincare regimen.  Many times sensitive skin lack exfoliation needed because not many formulas can do the job just right.  Exfoliating Facial Cleanser is a 82% organic formula free of fragrance and parabens.  This gentle cleanser uses jojoba micro beads to gently exfoliate the skin leaving it bright and youthful.

How safe are your Anti-Aging Creams?

We are always concerned about safety but many times we do not seem to concerned about what is put on the skin.  We are usually very obsessive about reading ingredient labels and buying products that are natural or organic.