April 2, 2014
April 22 is Earth Day — so celebrate the “greening” of our planet with these earth-friendly tips that are good for your clients, too.
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September 15, 2013
Created to bring natural healing agents into the salon, Alfalfa Nail Supply’s Botanical Escapes Herbal Spa Pedicure includes fragrant essential oils, dried herbs, unscented scrubs, foot mask, lotion, and massage oil.
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September 17, 2012
Famous Names’ Dadi’Oil absorbs quickly and penetrates deeply, enhancing flexibility and preventing nail brittleness.
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April 18, 2012
The flip-flops comes with three pads — a cleansing pad, abrasive pad, and essential oil pad — which are attached to the shoe itself to clean the client’s feet, exfoliate, and soften.
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November 4, 2011
Essential oils have many uses: burn the oils in a diffuser, use as a perfume, or dab some on a warm cloth and use for dusting and cleaning. Consider offering these diffusing kits as retail items to your clients — or try them out to make your salon smell warm and inviting.
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August 16, 2011
Zazen Nail Spa, West Chester, Pa., uses ingredients from the Himalayas plus hot stones to create this luxurious pedicure.
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February 15, 2011
Amber Edwards of Suzanne Denee Salon, Saint Charles, Ill., offers a CA Botanica pedicure that is the perfect guilt-free chocolate indulgence for your clients.
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December 20, 2010
Essential oils are essences extracted from plants that contain the scent and other therapeutic properties of that plant.
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November 22, 2010
| Photo Gallery
Use this photo gallery to learn about some of the most popular essential oils. A description of the oils' properties and a category for use are included.
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March 10, 2010
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil, says Jimm Harrison, author of Milady’s Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics. This is one reason most aromatherapy experts recommend against using undiluted oils on the skin.
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March 1, 2010
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil.
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April 14, 2009
It’s hard to believe the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client, but in fact some essential oils — called “emmenagogues” — are known to induce menstruation or other types of bleeding.
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April 1, 2009
Blu Water Day Spa in Kensington, Md. uses a blend of herbs, salts, and essential oils in unique treatments designed to fit each client's needs to relax, energize, detoxify or recharge.
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