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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December 1, 2008
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.
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October 1, 2008
SpaRitual has added three new lotions to its family of vegan spa treatments that each contain different essential oils with different healing properties.
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August 1, 2008
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.
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June 1, 2008
Signature Service by Pamper Me Please Travel Spa, Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia
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February 1, 2008
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.
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November 1, 2007
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.
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September 1, 2007
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.
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January 1, 2007
Your feet and senses will delight in this tropical refresher rich in coconut and fruit.
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August 1, 2001
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.
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April 1, 1999
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.
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April 1, 1997
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.
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