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Nontoxique: The Name Says It All

January 23, 2012  | Article

When it turned out the nail and beauty products she used every day as a nail tech were making her sick, Sheila Fredriksen sought out healthy, holistic, and effective products to use instead. When she found nothing that fit the bill, she hired a chemist and together they created the Nontoxique line of hand and foot care products.

Keywords: holistic   natural ingredients   natural nail care  

Sweet Potato Pedicure

October 11, 2011  | Demo

All you need is a trip to the grocery store to get the ingredients for this Thanksgiving-appropriate pedicure by Chicago's Aracely's Nails.

Keywords: autumn-themed services   Illinois   natural ingredients   Signature Services   sugar scrubs  

almond oil

June 15, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A popular carrier oil because it is non-greasy, spreads easily, and is great for nourishing the skin.

Keywords: almond oil   ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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.

Keywords: ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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.

Keywords: beeswax   ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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.

Keywords: ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient   urea  

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.

Keywords: ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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.

Keywords: anti-aging   antioxidants   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient   soy  

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.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Licorice Root

June 1, 2010  | Article

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

Keywords: ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

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Over 30 years ago, Barielle introduced "Nail Strengthener Cream" as the first product of its kind. Originally formulated to condition the hooves of mi...
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