Conscious Salon

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Secret Ingredient: Cucumber

April 1, 2009 | Article

Cucumbers are used in a variety of beauty products due to their anti-inflammatory, moisture-regulating, soothing, and cooling properties.

I’ll Drink to That

March 16, 2009 | Article

When clients are thirsty, what do you hand them? What you give them to drink inevitably leaves its mark on the planet, so some salons and spas are choosing wisely.

Medical Spas Target Hands and Feet for Rejuvenation

March 1, 2009 | Article

Technology is on fast-forward when it comes to anti-aging treatments for hands and feet. Medical spas and alternative health clinics are adopting innovative therapies for age-old beauty problems that plague our extremities. Here’s a run-down of what’s going on behind closed doors today and what we will see in the future.

Secret Ingredient: Milk

March 1, 2009 | Article

It is said that Cleopatra kept her skin soft and moisturized by bathing in milk. Skin-softening, moisturizing, and filled with nutrients, milk has been a favorite beauty aid for millennia.

On the Road: ROB|B: An OPI Concept Salon

March 1, 2009 | Article

Managing editor Sree Roy visits ROB|B: An OPI Concept Salon on opening day.

Book It, Dan-o

February 11, 2009 | Article

Finding the perfect salon reading material just got easier. Keep clients’ minds occupied during services with green-themed books like Gorgeously Green by Sophie Uliano.

The Three Greatest Challenges Facing the Nail Business

February 1, 2009 | Article

From lack of training to sanitation lapses to treating medical conditions, it’s time for nail techs to come together and raise standards in these all-important areas. Industry chemist Doug Schoon discusses what he sees as the three greatest challenges facing our business and what we can do — as an industry — to face them.

Bridging the Gap: Getting Where You Want to Go

February 1, 2009 | Article

Have you fallen short of achieving your goals? You can move forward, create clarity, and put realistic steps in place to bridge the gaps in your life.

Travel Talk

February 1, 2009 | Article

Are you a road warrior — always jetting off to a tradeshow or workshop somewhere in the world? If so, these great resources, ideas, and travel tips will make your life a little easier.

Secret Ingredient: Volcanic Clay

February 1, 2009 | Article

Volcanic ash clay (also known as sodium bentonite clay) is created when volcanic ash mixes with water. The resulting clay contains a combination of minerals that can provide numerous health and skin benefits.

File Catty, Tweezers Support Heart Health

February 1, 2009 | Article

Heart attacks and strokes affect women as often as men. Flowery developed the “Love Your Heart” File Catty to get the word out, and will donate a portion of the proceeds from every sale to the American Heart Association

Come and Find Me

January 23, 2009 | Article

When potential clients go looking for conscious salons, make sure you appear on their radar.

Conscious Kiddies

January 14, 2009 | Article

Polish up little ones with kid-friendly polishes.

Build a Protective Bubble

January 6, 2009 | Article

Clients can drain you and not even realize they’re doing it, says Vicki Peters of Vicki Peters Nail Products. But for the sake of our mental health, it’s important to be able to create some emotional distance between yourself and these clients. To help, Peters shares a technique she learned from her mentor Norm Freed, a psychologist, to erect boundaries. It’s called “The Bubble”:

Secret Ingredient: Aloe Vera

January 1, 2009 | Article

Aloe vera contains numerous vitamins and minerals, enzymes, amino acids, natural sugars, and agents that are anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. The combination and balance of the plant’s ingredients are what purportedly gives it its soothing, healing properties.

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