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Use Caution With Certain Essential Oils

March 10, 2010  | News

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.

Keywords: essential oils  

Use Caution with Certain Essential Oils

March 1, 2010  | News

Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil.

Keywords: aromatherapy   essential oils   ingredients   Milady   pregnant clients  

Pregnant Clients: Essential Oils to Avoid

April 14, 2009  | News

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.

Keywords: essential oils   pregnant clients  

Apothecary Spa Ritual Pedicure

April 1, 2009  | Demo

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.

Keywords: Amber Products   essential oils   herb-based services   natural ingredients   pedicures  

Retail Boutique: Immunity Boosters/Supplements

December 1, 2008  | Article

From lavender-scented body patches to vitamin-packed health drinks, your clients will be surprised to learn how many ways there are to be healthy. Sell these immunity boosters and supplements and your salon will be a hit.

Keywords: antioxidants   essential oils   retail boutique items   retailing  

New SpaRitual Lotions Feature Essential Oils

October 1, 2008  | Article

SpaRitual has added three new lotions to its family of vegan spa treatments that each contain different essential oils with different healing properties.

Keywords: essential oils   lotions   organic products   SpaRitual   vegan products  

Milady - Cengage Learning Center Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils for Esthetics

August 1, 2008  | Product

For beauty professionals, therapists, and enthusiasts who want to learn more about the complexities of essential oil aromatherapy and how to use its healing potential, Milady’s newest publication offers good insight.

Keywords: alternative services   aromatherapy   books   educational materials   essential oils  

Peppermint Spa Pedicure

June 1, 2008  | Demo

Signature Service by Pamper Me Please Travel Spa, Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia

Keywords: essential oils   Maryland   mint-flavored services   minty pedicures   pedicures  

Retail Boutique: Candles

February 1, 2008  | Article

It’s smart to retail items that go hand-in-hand with your nail services, like polish and hand lotion, but if you go beyond these basic retail items, it can really set your salon apart from the pack. Each month, we’ll feature unique retail items that your clients will love.

Keywords: aromatherapy   candles   essential oils   massage products   retail boutique items  

The Essence of Essential Oils

November 1, 2007  | Article

Have you been interested in adding aromatherapy to your nail service menu, but were unsure about where to start? We provide you with some handy tips on working with essential oils, plus a closer look at some of the most popular ones.

Keywords: adding new services   alternative services   aromatherapy   Backscratchers   essential oils  

Backscratcher's Aromatic Spa Drops

September 1, 2007  | Demo

Create a personalized experience for your client by adding Backscratchers’ Aromatic Spa Drops to each foot bath. You can also mix your own blends and make sweet-smelling aromas of your own creation – but be cautious not to use more than 10 drops per gallon of water, and no more than 30 drops total in a single bath.

Keywords: aromatherapy   essential oils  

Grated Coconut & Passion Fruit Pedicure

January 1, 2007  | Demo

Your feet and senses will delight in this tropical refresher rich in coconut and fruit.

Keywords: citrus-themed services   essential oils   fruit-flavored services   natural ingredients   pedicures  

The Science of Aromatherapy

August 1, 2001  | Article

The most powerful component in aromatherapy – and the one least understood or acknowledged – is the direct role our sense of smell has on our bodies. Why does ylang-ylang relax and rosemary stimulate? Why do some nail techs become immune to the smell of acrylic? It’s all about smell, memory, and the scientific magic that connects the two.

Keywords: aromatherapy   essential oils   sense of smell  

Essentials FACTS about Aromatherapy

April 1, 1999  | Article

No doubt, adding aromatherapy to your services can greatly benefit clients, but beware that the use of certain essential oils can also cause harm. With almost 50 million Americans suffering from allergies, adverse reactions to aromatherapy are far from rare.

Keywords: aromatherapy   essential oils   special ingredients  

Natural Additives Restore and Refresh

April 1, 1997  | Article

Add just the right zing to generic beauty products by blending them with essential oils and other natural that are tailored your clients’ unique needs.

Keywords: add-on services   essential oils   peppermint   rosemary-based services   tea tree oil  

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