November 15, 2010
San Francisco’s newly passed Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance is intended to address occupational health hazards among the city’s more than 200 nail salons and 1,800 nail technicians. This ordinance establishes a voluntary recognition program for salons that use polishes and top and base coats that are “three-free.”
November 1, 2010
Although glycerin has about the same food energy as table sugar, it does not raise blood sugar levels, nor does it cause cavities.
October 1, 2010
The ancient Egyptians used natural baking soda and incense as spiritual cleansers in purification ceremonies.
August 1, 2010
Women used to eat green papaya as a contraceptive.
July 1, 2010
Because it aids in pigment spread, the oil combats the “caking effect” in lipsticks.
June 1, 2010
Many licorice candies and sweets are actually flavored with the similar-tasting herb anise.
April 1, 2010
Step-by-step by Nails & More Day Spa, Greensboro, N.C.
Fair-trade cooperatives in Morocco benefiting women have made the oil skyrocket in popularity — it’s not just good for users, it’s now also beneficial for local harvesters.
March 1, 2010
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil.
March 1, 2010
Chamomile has been used for centuries in Europe as a popular herbal treatment for numerous ailments, and chamomile tea is said to have mildly sedating effects.
March 1, 2010
North Point Nail Spa, San Francisco, shares the step-by-steps for an energizing pedicure.
Step-by-step by Vito Mazza Salon & Day Spa, Woodbridge, N.J.
February 1, 2010
The term diamond comes from an ancient Greek word meaning ‘unbreakable.’
December 1, 2009
The term ginseng comes from the Chinese word meaning “man root,” because the root’s forked shape makes it appear humanlike.
The jack-o-lantern tradition originated in Ireland, where they carved turnips and put burning coals inside.
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