December 1, 2008
LaLicious has a new Tahitian-Flower-themed Body Butter and Sugar Souffle.
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November 1, 2008
CND's new Almond SpaManicure is a soothing menu addition with a deeply moisturizing lotion.
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October 1, 2008
Chicago’s Allyu Spa features four signature manicure and pedicure treatments that draw upon the wisdom of earth-honoring cultures from around the world. Allyu nail treatments incorporate fresh, natural ingredients to beautify, nourish, and detoxify the hands and feet.
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August 27, 2008
Setting the stage.
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August 1, 2008
Manicuring — It’s the most basic of all services, but there is always something new you can learn. We asked techs to tell us their favorite little tips for this simple service.
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April 1, 2008
Don't wait until summer to try this refreshing treatment using Qtica Mandarin Honey products and fresh lemons.
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April 1, 2008
Coffee and vanilla aromas combine and comfort in this soothing service for the hands.
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February 1, 2008
This vinomanicure by Zi Spa in Couer d’Alene, Idaho includes a hot stone massage that will warm you up like a glass of Cabernet.
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October 1, 2007
An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.
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August 1, 2007
An Eastern-inspired service that incorporates tamanu oil (an oil from Tahiti’s ati trees), coconut oil, and mandarin, this manicure is ideal for clients in need of a tropical getaway.
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December 1, 2005
Once used mostly in massage, stones (both hot and cold) are gaining a wider audience and appearing in manicure and pedicure services. Find out why these stones can be a therapeutic experience for your clients — and for you.
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May 1, 2004
Hand and foot care continue to make significant inroads into the spa world.
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September 1, 2003
Polishing is the last step to a perfect manicure and the last thing your client sees between visits here are five ways to apply polish.
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July 1, 2001
In Ayurvedic nail care, ancient Eastern medicine blends with new-age Westerners’ quest for better health, greater natural beauty, and longer life.
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October 1, 2000
Nail techs have been taught to do manicures the old-fashioned way: with some water and a good soak. But many say that the age-old technique has become a little dry. Find out why waterless (or dry) manicures can help you do a faster service, among other benefits.
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