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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October 31, 2011

FDA new requirements for sunscreen labels

By next summer you will see many changes to sunscreen labels.  These changes are going to be required by the FDA and will provide us with more information about the sunscreen products we purchase. The FDA is taking some steps to help protect consumers from excessive sun exposure. This is great news for consumers!  This […]

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July 4, 2011

Tips to find the right natural skincare product

How to find the right natural skincare product? The beauty market can already be confusing enough and now with trying to find natural products can be over whelming.  Did you know that at the moment there is not a real definition for “Natural” in the personal care industry?  Many products can call themselves “natural” but […]

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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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