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Magnetic Skin Care
Dr. Oz calls magnet therapy a "revolutionary cure for pain," so it's no wonder that day spas and wellness centers around the world are embracing the unique, holistic healing modality. But, the use of magnets on the body goes beyond pain relief and into the field of anti-aging treatments for the face and body as well. Here is how six spas are using various forms of magnet therapy and magnetic skin care in their treatments...
A One Woman Spa
It is very important to know your boundaries when stocking your inventory. It’s easy to get sidetracked with money when you overstock too many products purchased from various vendors. Recognize your inventory to sales ratio and carry only the products you are confident about enough to sell!
Boost your Esthetician Retail Skills
As an esthetician, you put great effort into each service you provide your clients. But one of the most often overlooked and mutually beneficial skills an esthetician can have is the ability to properly retail and sell. Esthetician retail and sales skills are every bit as important to an esthetics business as delivering an excellent service.
How to Differentiate Rosacea And Sensitive Skin
There are more than 16 million rosacea sufferers in America alone, and millions more who have what is termed “sensitive” skin. Unfortunately, there are many misnomers surrounding these two skin types. In fact, the term “sensitive,” in relation to skin type, is commonly misunderstood and overused.
Eczema Spa Care
Eczema is a common term for “dermatitis,” or skin inflammation. In a strictly medical definition, eczema is synonymous with atopic dermatitis, a common inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 20 percent of children and three percent of adults worldwide.
Breast Health Massage
Since the skin reveals a great deal about one’s physical health and state of mind, it is no wonder why clients ask estheticians to share their opinions about issues that cause the client stress. Although estheticians are not counselors, skin care can actually be the starting point for conversations about many subjects. One subject that comes up frequently in these conversations is breast health. This begs the question: Why don’t more skin care professionals and spas offer clients breast health massage therapy and self care tips?
Secret Spa Menu
Everyone likes to feel like they're getting something special and being given the VIP treatment. That is why spas around the country have been creating secret spa menus, or off-menu items, that help bring an element of mystery, surprise and excitement to the spa experience. Here is how three spas are offering their best-kept secrets to clients...
Brow Business Success
Scrolling through social media, it’s hard to miss the latest lip trend sparkling all over everyone’s favorite pages: Glitter lips! This technique is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to numerous beauty influencers. Rocking a bold, glittery lip may sound outrageous to some, but to others it is a streamlined statement — just a swipe of sparkle against clean skin, and makeup is complete! There are many ways to wear a glitter lip, from chunky disco ball glitter to a subtle shimmer.
Skin Care Properties Of Black Seed Oil
NIGELLA SATIVA, commonly known as black seed oil or black cumin oil, is such a potent ingredient that it has been described as able to “remedy everything but death.” It’s long recorded history as an herb used for many diverse benefits spans more than 3,000 years. The earliest usage is traced to ancient Egypt. Black seed oil was even found in the tomb of King Tutankamen!
Hyperpigmentation Skin Care
Whether it’s in the form of a freckle, beauty mark or mole, most of us have come across hyperpigmentation on our skin at some point in our lives, emphasizing the need for hyperpigmentation skin care. But what exactly causes it? These unwelcome spots are due to an increase of skin melanin, the natural substance that gives skin its color and causes pigment or darkening of the skin.
What Type Of Sensitive Skin Is Your Client?
"Sensitive” is a word commonly used in skin care to describe an individual’s skin type. Research indicates that about 50 percent of women and 30 percent of men identify as having sensitive skin. But what does it really mean to have sensitive skin? Sensitivity is one symptom of rosacea (see related article on page 38), but not all skin types that are sensitive have a skin condition like rosacea, eczema, dermatitis, etc. Sensitivity is a very misunderstood skin concern.
An URBAN SPA AMENITY For Health And Serenity
Tucked away in The Westgate Hotel’s third floor private wing, AquaVie Spa is a true hidden treasure for health and serenity. Opening its doors just this past February, the spa offers a wide range of body therapy treatments, massage practices, skin care services and waxing and nail care options provided by trained experts and professionals.
Lash Tattoos
Following the global interest in achieving fuller, more natural brows, fuller lashes have become the object of widespread desire. Cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies continue to develop eyelash products with ingredients to stimulate lash growth and density. Eyelash extensions, where individual lashes are attached (glued) to one’s own are the latest addictive trend, and false strip eyelashes are now even bigger than they were in the 1960s! Fuller and longer eyelashes make women feel more feminine and attractive.
No Mascara Makeup
Scrolling through social media, it’s hard to miss the latest lip trend sparkling all over everyone’s favorite pages: Glitter lips! This technique is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to numerous beauty influencers. Rocking a bold, glittery lip may sound outrageous to some, but to others it is a streamlined statement — just a swipe of sparkle against clean skin, and makeup is complete! There are many ways to wear a glitter lip, from chunky disco ball glitter to a subtle shimmer.
Makeup Service Tips
Helping women feel good about themselves inside and out. It’s very rewarding to do someone’s makeup and at the end of the session they can’t stop smiling, staring in the mirror or taking selfies. Our motto is, “Make Beautiful Be You!”
Vegan Skin Care, Please!
As more spa clients seek organic, all-natural and holistic treatments, the next logical step in their wellness journey is heading toward vegan skin care services. Whether it's for the love of animals or the sheer fact that people are realizing that what they put into your body is just as important as what they put on it, ecofriendly spa goers are asking for vegan services more than ever before. Here are four ways to turn your typical wraps, facials and beauty applications into vegan treatments.