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Secret Ingredient: Açai Berries

April 21, 2011  | Article

Açai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is a small, deep purple berry that grows on certain palm trees in Central and South America.

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Nourish Clients' Skin With Simple Ingredients

January 1, 2011  | Article

Here are some quick and easy food based blends you can use to perform Mandi Newton's Ancient Soak, Scrub, and Rub Procedure on the feet.

Keywords: nail trends   natural ingredients   pedicures  

Relaxing Rose Pedicure

January 1, 2011  | Demo

The Nail Lounge in Costa Mesa, Calif., offers this rose-themed pedicure.

Keywords: Bella Luccè   floral-scented services   mint-flavored services   minty pedicures   natural ingredients  

cucumber

December 17, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Scientifically known as Cucumis sativus, cucumbers are a widely cultivated fruit with high water content (90%), lending to its unique cooling taste.

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lanolin

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Also called wool fat, lanolin is a greasy wax that has moisturizing properties and high water-absorption capabilities. It comes from the secretion of wool-bearing animals.

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beeswax

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Beeswax is a natural wax created by honey bees. When combined with mineral or olive oil and made into a paste, the mixture provides a soothing and protective water-resistant coating around the skin.

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urea

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Urea is a compound naturally produced by the body and found as a moisturizing factor in the outermost layer of the skin. Urea is naturally produced by the liver and is a waste product.

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grapefruit

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Thought to be a hybrid of the sour fruit known as a shaddock and a sweet orange, grapefruit is rich in antioxidants (especially vitamin C), helping it boost the immune system and fight free radicals.

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Secret Ingredient: Soy

September 1, 2010  | Article

Found in everything from lip care products to vegetarian meals, this prolific legume is used in a myriad of ways.

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Rosemary Avocado Manicure

August 1, 2010  | Demo

Modern Day Spa in Arlington, Va. uses the 100% botanical formulated products from Mountain Body for this rejuvenating and moisturizing manicure.

Keywords: deluxe manicures   fruit-based services   herb-based services   mint-flavored services   minty manicures  

Indian Therapy Pedicure

July 1, 2010  | Demo

Elizabeth Ashton Ayurvedic Nail Spa, Long Beach, Calif., uses ingredients from the grocery store to create this specialty pedicure.

Keywords: ayurveda   fruit-based services   Keyano Aromatics   milk-based services   natural ingredients  

Secret Ingredient: Silk Protein / Silk Peptide

June 1, 2010  | Article

Silk proteins provide and retain moisture, protect skin from dehydration, and give it a smooth, silky feel.

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Secret Ingredient: Licorice Root

June 1, 2010  | Article

Many licorice candies and sweets are actually flavored with the similar-tasting herb anise.

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Balinese Ginger Pedicure

May 1, 2010  | Demo

Step-by-step by Laurentius Salon, Philadelphia

Keywords: essential oils   fruit-flavored services   natural ingredients   pedicures   Signature Services  

Milk with Coffee Beans Pedicure

March 1, 2010  | Demo

North Point Nail Spa, San Francisco, shares the step-by-steps for an energizing pedicure.

Keywords: adding new services   coffee-themed services   fruit-based services   ingredients   milk-based services  

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