Topic : natural ingredients

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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  

Secret Ingredient: Caffeine

September 1, 2009  | Article

More than 120,000 tons of caffeine are consumed worldwide each year. It can be found in eye creams and anti-cellulite creams, sunscreens, and beauty products such as body washes, soaps, lip balms, and scrubs.

Keywords: caffeine   ingredients   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Beeswax

August 1, 2009  | Article

When beeswax is combined with mineral or olive oil and made into a paste, the mixture is soothing and protective to the skin. It provides a water-resistant coating around the skin, but can be easily removed with soap. It can also be used to wax, polish, and lubricate things such as surfboards and furniture, and for coating screws and nails.

Keywords: beeswax   natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Grapefruit

May 1, 2009  | Article

The essential oil of grapefruit is rich in antioxidants (especially vitamin C), helping it boost the immune system and fight free radicals.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Apothecary Spa Ritual Pedicure

April 1, 2009  | Demo

Blu Water Day Spa in Kensington, Md. uses a blend of herbs, salts, and essential oils in unique treatments designed to fit each client's needs to relax, energize, detoxify or recharge.

Keywords: Amber Products   essential oils   herb-based services   natural ingredients   pedicures  

Secret Ingredient: Cucumber

April 1, 2009  | Article

Cucumbers are used in a variety of beauty products due to their anti-inflammatory, moisture-regulating, soothing, and cooling properties.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Pineapple Gets Rid of Dead Skin Cells

February 10, 2009  | News

According to the February issue of Self Magazine, use pineapple in your services to slough off cuticles.

Keywords: consumer press   cuticle treatments   natural ingredients  

Secret Ingredient: Volcanic Clay

February 1, 2009  | Article

Volcanic ash clay (also known as sodium bentonite clay) is created when volcanic ash mixes with water. The resulting clay contains a combination of minerals that can provide numerous health and skin benefits.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Aloe Vera

January 1, 2009  | Article

Aloe vera contains numerous vitamins and minerals, enzymes, amino acids, natural sugars, and agents that are anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. The combination and balance of the plant’s ingredients are what purportedly gives it its soothing, healing properties.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Shea on Me Pedicure

December 1, 2008  | Demo

Nail Fetish Inc. in Chicago does a great Shea on Me Pedicure with oatmeal, sugar, and OPI Avojuice Juicie (in vanilla spice).

Keywords: milk-based services   natural ingredients   oatmeal-based services   OPI products   paraffin  

Secret Ingredient: Menthol

December 1, 2008  | Article

A natural compound extracted from mint plants and oils, menthol produces a cooling sensation on the skin. It’s found in cosmetics, pedicure products, perfumes, lotions, hair products, hygiene products, confectionaries, food, and medicine.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Pride and Joi

November 1, 2008  | Article

Joi Nail Spa in Berkeley, Calif., enriches its community with a unique assortment of services, including authentic Chinese reflexology.

Keywords: eco-conscious salons   massage   mommy and me manicures   natural ingredients   reflexology  

Pumpkin Fritter Mani/Pedi

October 1, 2008  | Demo

Mint Julip in Philadelphia uses real pumpkin in this autumn-inspired mani/pedi.

Keywords: Alaffia   autumn-themed services   dessert theme services   fall nail art   fruit-flavored services  

Hand and Foot Treatments Draw From Global Cultures

October 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: manicures   natural ingredients   pedicures  

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