April 16, 2012
Is there scientific evidence that a 45-minute massage decreases stress hormones and boosts the immune system or that mineral baths and mud packs alleviate pain? Yes and yes, say the folks behind SpaEvidence.com.
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February 10, 2012
Mandi M. Newton created The Tropical Bliss Pedicure & Treatment using Aina Botanica and Kona Botanicals, which are product lines whose philosophy for products is simple: "Don't put anything on your skin you cannot eat!"
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October 1, 2009
Paraffin waxes are renowned for their healing and pain-relieving properties. The wax was first used by doctors to help relieve arthritis pain but has since become a standard in nail salon services. Here’s a quick dip into the world of paraffin, from different warmers to proper cleaning procedures, as well as a wax roundup.
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September 1, 2008
Reiki, ear candling and teeth-whitening are just a few of the alternative services being offered in salons around the country.
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August 1, 2008
Blame it on Descartes. Modern society fragments our body, mind and spirit into warring entities. In some forms of religious interpretation, the body is portrayed as the enemy, as the source of unholy appetites and base impulses. We feel differently, and embrace the body, even with its occasional sneezes, pimples, hiccups, and cravings for raw cookie-dough, as our most tangible expression and daily experience of the sacred.
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August 1, 2008
So much more than salad, they nurture, energize, balance, heal us: from dream time forward, plants are powerful medicine.
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March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
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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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March 1, 2004
Respect, a sympathetic ear, and human contact are among the many gifts you can offer a client with cancer. Your gentle touch and professional skill can help her to feel pretty and feminine when feeling that way may be a struggle.
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