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By | October 3, 2011
“Lavender is a favorite ingredient of mine and for people who make their own skin care treatments. This is also a good skin balancer that reduces skin blemishes and moisturizes. It has healing properties and is helpful in healing sunburns.”~Angela South “I’ve found that Polyenylphosphotidyl choline ...


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By | October 4, 2011
Edge SystemsThe HydraFacial is a moisturizing, non-invasive skin care treatment for anyone who is looking to improve and maintain healthy skin. Proven effective for all skin types, this monthly 30-minute treatment delivers instant results. The HydraFacial combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction ...


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By | October 6, 2011
Advances in the skin care industry are progressing so rapidly and so profoundly that many aestheticians, especially those new to our profession, find themselves in a quandary of either not knowing what to do… or wanting to do everything!!! My advice is that you find your niche and then EXCEL ...


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By Margaret Ancira | October 6, 2011
So much emphasis in our industry and society is placed on rejuvenating the face. After all, it is our calling card. But what about the rest of the body? Our hands and lips are the most active parts of our bodies and along with the chest and neck areas, the most exposed to the sun and other environmental ...


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By Guy Lewis | October 6, 2011
It is no secret in the wellness community that there has been an explosion in the number of men who are seeking out and engaging in spa and wellness experiences. Men have long been active and visible participants in the external expression (whether financial or temporal) of health related engagements. ...


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By | October 27, 2011
All men are created equal. While this may ring true in the political realm of society, it is far from true when it comes to the physiology and care of men’s skin. Men, just like women, deal with issues like aging, pigmentation, sensitivity, and acne. However, just as there are keen differences between ...


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By | October 27, 2011
Communication is essential in all aspects of life, whether interaction is achieved through words, writing, or actions. Without effective communication there can be no mutual understanding between individuals, exchange of information, nor expression of true feelings thoughts or ideas. It is so often taken ...


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By | October 27, 2011
As far back as the first century B.C., honey has been used in skin care treatments. It can be traced throughout history as a natural skin remedy that even Cleopatra used daily. The natural ingredients contained within honey include vitamins and minerals that the skin needs for cell growth and removal, ...


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By | October 28, 2011
"I use primarily hard wax except for large areas like legs and backs. I've been licensed for about five years and when I was in school we never even learned bikini waxing with strip wax. It was hard wax from the beginning for me." ~ Linda Andrews "We were taught to wax the bikini area with hard ...


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By | October 27, 2011
Many plants have effectively been used on skin for generations. For example, horse chestnut extract has been used in Europe for hundreds of years to treat varicose veins and fragile capillaries. thanks to modern science we now know why it is effective. It contains beta-aescin and many flavonoids our ...


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By | October 26, 2011
Time needed: 30 minutes STEP 1: Cleanse with an exfoliating cleanser under steam for two minutes. Remove with a warm, moist towel or sponge. STEP 2: Tone with a glycolic based toner. Saturate a cotton round and apply to face, neck and décolleté using an upward and out-ward motion. STEP 3: Saturate ...


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By | November 1, 2011
The use of oxygen therapies was once thought to be solely the domain of the medical community, curing a variety of ailments. As we learn more about how oxygen reacts on a cellular level, it becomes more apparent that the use of oxygenated therapies can also be beneficial for spas to help treat maladies ...


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By | October 27, 2011
As far back as the first century B.C., honey has been used in skin care treatments. It can be traced throughout history as a natural skin remedy that even Cleopatra used daily. The natural ingredients contained within honey include vitamins and minerals that the skin needs for cell growth and removal, ...


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By | May 25, 2011
The 21st century has presented us with skin conditions that reflect challenging times. Practicing aestheticians are caring for skin conditions that are far more complex than oily, dry, and combination. Physical, chemical, and biological application has reduced skin flora and vitality. The reduction ...


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By | October 27, 2011
During the 20th century many companies in the beauty industry started to use more affordable and consistent synthetic ingredients in their formulations. Yet, my experience leads me to honestly believe that natural, organic plant ingredients are better for our skin than their synthetic twins. Today ...


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  • Cirepil by Perron RigotCirepil by Perron RigotDescription: At Cirépil by Perron Rigot, we believe: "It's not just about what we remove. It is about what we leave behind... Healthy Skin!" Unlike traditional methods of waxing, Cirépil wax sticks to the hair rather than the skin, reducing the pain of waxing by 50% ...