October 7, 2018 A Little Gratitude Goes A Long Way

A Little Gratitude Goes A Long Way

It’s getting close to that time of year when we are reminded to be thankful for what we have in our lives. Studies show that being grateful year round can result in major positive impacts on our lives. Gratitude can open the door to many opportunities and great relationships. Even from something as simple as […]

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May 14, 2018 What is Micellar Cleansing Water and how do I use it?

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 […]

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April 10, 2018 Mineral Makeup

Mineral Makeup: Tips and Tricks

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 […]

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March 6, 2018 Spa Customer Service

Steering Clear of Conflict and Confrontation in Your Spa

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 […]

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February 8, 2018 rejuvenative serum

Ingredient Highlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

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 […]

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July 4, 2011

Ingredient Update: Green Tea

Green Tea in higher concentrations helps minimize free radical damage in the skin. Green Tea is said to be the #1 source for Polyphenols. Using formulas with Green Tea antioxidants with sunscreens or skincare lotions can provide an effective strategy to make UV radiation less severe.

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September 27, 2010

Ingredient Update: Rooibos Tea Extract

Rooibos Tea is a powerful player in the team of antioxidants. Recently, Japanese scientists found that Rooibos Tea contains a mimic of the enzyme Super Oxide Dismutase (S.O.D.) which is an antioxidant that attached the free radicals and limits their damaging effects on the skin. Rooibos is rich in antioxidants and contains 11 times more antioxidants than Green Tea and other conventional extracts. Antioxidants are known for fighting free radical damage, prevent premature aging and get rid of harmful toxins in the skin. Rooibos Tea contains important anti aging ingredients like Alpha Hydroxy acids, zinc and Vitamin B5.

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