Showing posts with label carrot oil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label carrot oil. Show all posts

Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Carrot A Day Keeps The Clients Seeing Results!

We've all heard at some point in our lives that eating carrots is beneficial to our eyes. What you may not have heard is that carrots are also excellent for your skin!

Carrots contain beta-carotene, a form of vitamin A that gives carrots it's orange color. Beta-carotene has excellent antioxidant properties, has been shown to be effective in anti-aging treatments and even out the appearance of the skin making it awesome for dry and mature skin.

You can utilize carrots benefits in your treatments in a variety of ways to keep it fresh and exciting for your clients. You can use carrot seed oil to make your own alternative moisturizing treatment by adding 2 drops of carrot seed oil and  2 drops geranium oil to a primrose carrier oil. You can change up what you mix the carrot seed oil blends well with citrus oils as well as spice oils such as cedarwood.

You can also make your own fresh scrubs, masks and body treatments with carrot powder. Again, you can customize each treatment with your favorite (or your client's) essential oil.

You can have orange themed package complete with carrot treatments, orange headbands, orange robes, carrot sticks, and orange teas!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Eat Carrots for Bright Eyes, Apply Carrots for Luminous Skin!

Everyone knows that carrots are great for consumption, but what about application?  It turns out that including carrot-derived products in your treatments can seriously enhance the benefits your clients will see and feel during and after their service.

One of the best derivatives from the carrot plant is Carrot Seed Essential Oil.  Just some of it's distinctive properties include:
  1. Antiseptic - Reduces the potential for infection when applied to the skin.
  2. Depurative - Aids in detoxification of the skin.
  3. Emmenagogue - Stimulates blood flow to the pelvic region.
  4. Hepatic - Promotes liver health and function.
  5. Tonic - Tones, refreshes and invigorates the skin.
  6. Vasodilatory - Dilates blood vessels, enhancing the flow of blood and oxygen.
  7. Cytophylactic - Promotes cellular regeneration.

Carrot Seed Oil is unique in that in penetrates all the way down to the Basal layer, which is the deepest of the five layers of skin.  By revitalizing this layer, the benefits can be seen through the other 4 layers of skin.  

You can incorporate this product into any of your services, including massages, facials, body scrubs, manicures, pedicure, hair treatments... the list is endless.  Click HERE to see the Carrot Seed Essential Oil.

**BONUS TIP**  Gives your clients a double-dose of beta-carotene by adding Carrot Powder to scrubs,  soaks and hydrotherapy treatments!