Showing posts with label facial. Show all posts
Showing posts with label facial. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Essential oil Spotlight- Jojoba

Did you know Jojoba has natural healing elements especially for the skin and hair?

These include:
  • Skin moisturizer
  • Controls oily skin
  • Acne control
  • Chapped lips
  • Dry Cuticles
  • Cracked feet and hands
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Soothes sunburn
  • Controls hair loss
  • Controls dandruff
ESS® Jojoba Carrier Oil - 150 ml

Jojoba comes from an evergreen desert plant and is actually a wax, not an oil. It is virtually colorless and odorless and is semi-solid at room temperature. It is very fine, high in vitamin E, and resembles the skin's sebum in composition. It is extremely stable and is perfect for facial massage and daily skin care. As well as being an excellent moisturizer, it acts as an emulsifier for unclogging the pores. 150 ml.

Benefits:
It is extremely stable and is perfect for facial massage and daily skin care.
Colorless and odorless.

Usage:
Perfect for facial massage and daily skin care.

Shop our huge selection of essential oils, you won't be disappointed.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Butter Your Clients Up With Shea Butter

Looking to tighten up your spending, without sacrificing anything in your services? When was the last time you took a look at shea butter?

Did you just go, "oooh shea butter, I used to use/love that a few years ago"? You're not alone! The secret weapon of some savvy spas for years has been shea butter.

Chock full of oleic acid, a super hydrating fatty acid, shea butter should be in every room, station and on every trolley. It's also one of the most versatile products I can think of, as it can be used in almost any service. Use it an add on to any service you offer, it is great for retailing, and can be used as a carrier base for essential oils.

Clients with sensitive skin? Shea butter is gentle enough for even acne prone clients.

Not sure what services it can be easily incorporated in to? Here are a few to get your thoughts moving like butter:

Hair: can be used in/as a hair mask, can be used as an add on for a scalp massage (give clients a choice of essential oil to add in as well) to any other service

Massage: can be used as a carrier for essential oils, blends well with other oils like coconut and jojoba for a ridiculously luxurious feel.

Facials: helps promote elasticity, helps fade age spots and of course, it's been rumored to be a favorite of Cleopatra to keep her skin looking young and glowing

Body Treatments: slather this on your clients with a mylar blanket for a heavenly body wrap, use after a body scrub or dry brushing treatment, mix in an abrasive of your choice (salt, sugar, raw ingredients etc) for a cost effective and hydrating scrub

Nails: you can use this as a lotion or add in sugar or salt for a scrub

Sometimes the simplest of things can have the biggest impact for your clients, and your bottom line. Shea butter is high on that list!





Friday, July 28, 2017

Skincare with Tomatoes!

You say tomato... I say... use it for your skin!

Did you know tomatoes have natural vitamins and minerals that are healing for the skin?

To name a few...
  • Vitamin K helps lighten to fight dark circles
  • Vitamin C helps to firm and smooth 
  • Vitamin A helps with wrinkles and spots
  • Selenium helps strengthen
  • Beta Carotene helps with wrinkles, aging, and UV protectant
  • Zinc helps with clogged pores, heals, and rejuvenates
Try Fruit Collagen Mask - Tomato Pore Decongesting Mask 


This deep-penetrating treatment decongests and balances oily and acne-prone skin, helping to calm and clear the complexion. It increases the amount of oxygen in the skin, allowing clogged up pores to breathe again. Antioxidants and vitamins nourish and protect the skin against harmful free radicals and sun damage, allowing the skin to stay healthy, dewy and supple.

Uses: All, oily, combination skin: Refine pores and reverses photo aging

Procedure:
  • Thoroughly cleanse the face.
  • Open packet
  • Unfold and lay mask on face
  • Leave on face for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Remove mask and discard
  • Finish with a toner and moisturizer

To see more fruit masks with natural healing properties click here!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Herbal Infusion Masques are AWESOME!



Herbal Infusion Masque treatments are AWESOME! The process is pretty simple and your clients will love this treatment! Basically you add the herbs to a muslin bag, brew it in medium heat water steeping for 20 minutes along with a fleece Herbal Infusion Facial Masque, apply a facial ampoule or serum to the face, wring out the brew from the masque and lay the mask on the face. Leave masque on for at least 15 minutes. Remove masque from face. Voila - an awesome facial treatment!

Herbal Infusion Masque:

  • Serum•ology™:
    The heat of an Herbal Infusion Masque has a tremendous effect for opening pores to drive any corrective Amber Serum deep into the skin.
  • Nutrient Rich Herbs:
    Each mix of Amber Facial Herbs is packed with skin-healing nutrients that are driven deep into the skin by the heat and inclusion of the masque.
  • Absorbing Effects of Fleece:
    The soft, natural fibers of each Fleece Masque effectively hold and transfer herbal brew while providing a soft, comfortable treatment for the client.
Benefits of an Herbal Infusion Masques:
  • Herbal Infusion Masques relax and tone facial muscles while increasing blood circulation and cell turnover.
  • Herbal properties help to shrink large pores and provide immediate relief for irritated skin - creating a healthy glow.
  • High heat of masques raise skin temperature and increases perspiration releasing impurities.
  • Herbal mixes are effective in reducing dark under eye circles while increasing skin elasticity and reducing inflammation.
  • Herbal properties improve moisture retention, help soothe acne breakouts and are highly suggested for clients with sensitive skin.
  • Antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-aging properties help protect against cell-damaging free radicals.
Professional Application:
  1. Prepare:
    Place 3 cups of water in Amber Pod canister. Measure 3 tbsp. of Amber herbs into small Amber muslin bag.
  2. Brew:
    Place filled muslin bag and Herbal Infusion Facial Masque into canister. Turn to medium heat and allow to steep for 20 minutes.
  3. Repair:
    Apply Amber Professional Serum to skin and massage.
  4. Apply:
    Remove submerged facial masque, properly wring out excess brew and lay on the face.
  5. Remove:
    Leave masque on for at least 15 minutes. Remove masque from face. Wash, air dry and reuse masque.
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Kermit The Frog Was Wrong, it IS easy being green - When You're Green Tea

It's no mystery to many adults these days that drinking green tea can be good for your health. Some may even know that it's chock full of antioxidants, some may not. Those same antioxidants can be just as good for peoples outsides as well as their insides!

Green tea, aside from tasting good, has been found to help prevent collagen breakdown making it a favorite for fine lines and wrinkles. Green tea has also been shown to help draw out impurities and aid in healing the skin - hello, twofer?!? Pulling out impurities while moisturizing - add is some hyaluronic acid to lock that moisture in and you have yourself a ninja treatment.

Clients with dark and/or puffy issues under the eyes? Green tea can help reduce inflammation and help to increase circulation. A green tea facial with an add on of baby magic globes, and the Revitalizing Eye Gel by June Jacobs, sounds soothing right? I closed my eyes just thinking about it! Don't forget to retail your add ons!

If you need me, I'm heading to the kitchen to make some green tea! Send me an email at christine@purespadirect.com if you have any questions while I'm away :)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Are You Retailing Facial Masks?

It's no secret that retailing, makes up a big chunk of your profits. Anyone not retailing is missing out on an incredible and relatively easy revenue stream for their business. From franchises and large salons, to solo practitioners and those renting space - there's an equal opportunity to boost your bottom line.

While there are many complimentary skin products from cleansers to sunscreens, facial masks are on a steady rise in high end spas as a top selling retail item. Since clients may not be coming in as often as you'd like for their facial, you have an awesome opportunity to ensure they're still taking great care of their skin between services. You can select the perfect mask for their skin type/condition for them and any supplemental items they may need (think cleansing brushes, serums, scrubs) and educate them on their skin care routine. For those extra busy practitioners, you can use a Spascriptive Pad to send them to the retail area!

Here are some of the best selling and staff favorites:



Give us a call at 800-434-0018 or live chat (www.purespadirect.com) us for help picking out the perfect masks to retail to your clients!


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Calling All Moms! Mother's Day Is Almost Here!

Spring has sprung and Mother's Day will be here before we know it. Why not get the buzz generating about the fabulous services and one day specials you'll be featuring now?

Pampering moms from head to toe has never been easier here at Pure Spa Direct! Whether it's the hottest trends in polish to time honored favorites in skin care, we've got you covered! Try out the newest body wraps and smooth things down with waxes from all over the world!

Making the day into an event? Don't forget small give away bags with sample size products, kits and a gift certificate for a complimentary add on with their next service - be creative and have it reflect your theme!

From champagne and rose packages to diamond and gold facials, there's something to pamper even the pickiest mom!

Friday, January 6, 2017

Another Excuse to Indulge in Chocolate!


As if we need a reason, I'm sure most (who am I kidding - most likely ALL) of your clients are chocolate aficionados. Countless studies have shown that chocolate, specifically cocoa flavanol, can help to improve skin. It is known to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, as well as signs of aging in areas around the eyes. It increases hydration levels and skin elasticity. With Valentine's Day approaching, have you thought about adding any chocolate treatments into your spa service menu? Why not start with our Spa Pantry Cocoa Powder to create a Chocolate Indulgence Mask for your clients!
  • Simply Mix the Cocoa powder with coconut oil, and slightly heat until it's all blended together. 
  • Add honey, and apply as a mask during your facial services.
  • Leave on your client's face for ten to twenty minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water and a towel or sponge.
Your clients will love this indulgent service. It not only smells amazing, but the anti-aging benefits will have them coming back for more!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Festive Holiday Facial!

With Thanksgiving approaching sooner than you think (where does the time go?!), have you thought about incorporating any festive facials into your business for November? 
Cranberry is a festive and fun scent that is perfect for this time of year! Aside from smelling and tasting delicious, cranberry has a variety of beauty and health benefits. It contains resveratrol, and also has antiseptic properties that help maintain a clear and youthful appearance. One of our favorite cranberry products this time of year is the Cranberry Pomegranate Moisture Mask from June Jacobs. It's paraben and preservative free, and will make a lovely facial this time of year for your clients! We also carry a backbar size, and I'm sure your clients will wan to take home the smaller retail sizes, too! What festive services will you be doing for your clients this year?

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Halloween Masks!

People are buzzing about Halloween quickly approaching, trying to come up with the perfect costumes and masks. While they are trying to decide what alter ego best suits them this year, how about offering something special to help them feel their best!

Here are some best selling seasonal masks to help scare those pesky signs of aging away and give your clients a treat!

Hydrophylic Gel Collagen Mask - 24K Gold Collagen Mask
Hydrophylic Gel Collagen Mask - Honey & Milk Collagen Mask 
Cranberry Firming Collagen Mask 
Red Wine Collagen Mask 
Alchimie Forever Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask
Collagen Replenish Eye Mask
Avocado Collagen Mask

Go the extra mile and have some treats (healthy or indulgent - or both!) on hand to offer clients!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

National Healthy Skin Month

November is National Healthy Skin Month. By now, you've already got your seasonal menu items planned out, and hopefully on their way. Why not advertise that November is National Healthy Skin Month and throw out some awesome specials for that month only?

Have a special menu, offer discounted first time services or packages. Offer a complimentary add on service to introduce a new treatment to existing clients and of course, don't forget retail items! The possibilities are endless! Not sure what to offer? Here's some of our clients favorites:




Saturday, September 10, 2016

A Seasonal (and Delicious!) Fall Facial


Apple picking is pretty much right around the corner! September is the best time of month to pick this deliciously popular fruit, and what better way to get your clients in the mood for some Fall activities than with an amazing Green Apple Facial? Aside from being super delicious, apples have a plethora of beauty benefits! The contain skin-friendly nutrients, including vitamin C and copper.

Not sure where to start? Our Age Defying Green Apple Collagen Mask is perfect! It's great for hyperpigmented skin - the summer sun is the worst offender, so this is the perfect time of year to refresh! It will help reduce your client's blotchiness and uneven areas. It’s blended with powerful antioxidants, fruit acids, and peptides, which help to animate, tighten, and tone the skin for a youthful appearance - talk about a great start to the season! Your client's will be glowing! Fall is our favorite season, so give us a call if you need seasonal ideas! We would love to help :)


Thursday, September 1, 2016

Apple Picking Season!

Here in the Northeast, apple picking season is quickly approaching - hard to believe with these 90 degree temperatures we've been having! Despite the trickery of the weather, we're already seeing popular fall items starting to trend here at Pure Spa Direct.

One of the favorites during the Summer to Spring transition, is apple. From polishes and masks to apple paraffin  and all things simply red or green!  The Green Apple Brightening Mask is always a hot ticket item as the seasons begin to change. Clients are coming in with sun, sand wind damaged skin in need of nourishment and brightening.

Get a head start on your competition (and the rush!) and start transitioning your seasonal menu options now!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Trending Now - Cactus

More and more spas across the country have been incorporating the awesome anti aging power of the cactus into their treatment menu.  Clients no longer need to travel out West to seek out desert themed treatments!

Cactus plants have an amazing ability to retain water, making masks with cactus super hydrating. As you know, hydrated skin looks plumper, younger and healthier making cactus masks awesome for anti aging facials!

You can dedicate a treatment room to have a desert theme (check out this awesome divider!), have a desert themed day or simply offer a desert package! You can incorporate clay/red colors, offer aloe drinks or teas and decorate with cactus plants!

Add in some flute music to round out the experience!

Need help finding the perfect fit, give us a call!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Summer Rejuvenation Masque

As we head towards the tail end of summer, many clients are looking to offer a facial geared towards dehydrated and stressed skin. Adding in a new specialized menu item at just the right time is a great way to show clients you're always thinking about their needs!

Here is a great "recipe" to get you started!

Summer Rejuv Masque



Easy and effective!


Monday, May 9, 2016

It's Summer Son!

A little shout-out to my friend Phil who says that every year! Although it's not quite Summer, it sure feels like it here at Pure Spa Direct. Facial Tanners and Body Tanners were selling like crazy last week. It seems like everyone is getting the itch for the nice, warm weather... why? I have no idea... I'm just a shipping guy! See our great Moroccan Mineral Facial Tanner HERE and Moroccan Mineral Body Tanner HERE!

Friday, April 29, 2016

Red Red Wine You Make Me Feel So Fine

I've had that song stuck in my head all day thanks to one of the newer additions to the Pure Spa Direct product family, the Prosana Red Wine Collagen Mask.

This easy to use single mask makes an excellent addition to your anti aging arsenal! Red wine resveratrol is chock full o' antioxidants. Mix in some marine collagen and aloe and you've got one powerful little mask to increase the cost of a facial (or to offer ala cart!) with stunning results.

Be sure to check out all things wine to get some ideas for themes, packages and even events!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Wine And Grapes - An Enticing Facial!

Wine and Grapes - a winning combination that you can utilize in your facials!

Chock full of antioxidants to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, polyphenols to help protect from free radicals and to help keep your clients skin glowing!

Some of our most recent additions to the family, have been flying off the shelves recently:

Grape Seed Antioxidant Mask
Wine Masks

Many clients will offer these as a VIP package that includes wine (non alcoholic, sparkling and regular!), grapes, cheese and crackers to create a memorable experience for their clients.

If you are already offering wine or grapes masks, maybe it's time to change up how you market them, or even feature them for a day, week, month etc.

If you are looking to bring in a new facial, join in the trend and try these out!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Boost Your Profits For Under $500!!!

For under $500 you have the ability to expand your facial and retail sales, it IS that simple! By incorporating a skin scanner into each clients consultation.

A skin scanner uses black light and magnification to show variety of skin imperfections, that are undetectable with the naked eye. There are mirrors inside so the client is seeing exactly what you see. This gives you the ability to explain how and what services will be most effective for their concerns. It shows the client your commitment to their skin concerns, endearing them to you. This makes it easier to recommend more services to enhance results, offer package services, upsell add on services, an it opens up the doorway to retail specific products to them (the spascriptive pad is perfect for this!).

With everyone getting ready for prom, wedding and the Spring/Summer seasons, healthy skin is a top priority. This is one of many tools on the market today that can set you miles apart from your competition, don't get left behind!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Lash & Brow Tinting - #1 Spa/Salon Service Add On!

Lash and Brow Tinting is an enormously popular service for spas and salons. It is an easy add-on performed licensed estheticians and cosmetologists that clients love. When clients book facials, many successful spas and salons suggest they also schedule an appointment for lash and brow tinting. This is a highly profitable add-on that helps secure repeat business. Tinting is quick, effective, and offers dramatic, long-lasting results for clients.

There are many brands of professional Tinting products. One of our most popular brands has been Intensive Lash & Brow Tint. Recently, there has been some questions about the changes to this brand and product - let us clarify. Known for years by its distinctive orange/gold box & tubes, this original Intensive had been produced by a German company called Biosmetics for 20 years and was distributed in the U.S. until late 2015. In 2016, the US distributor/importer of Intensive discontinued using Biosmetics in Germany to make their trademarked brand Intensive. Intensive is now being manufactured by a US based laboratory and has an updated the formula. The US manufacturer says the key benefits of this newly formulated product is a thicker consistency and US quality.

Of course, we offer many tinting brands. To meet our client's varied needs, we offer: Intensive, Refectocil, Berrywell, Combinal, Godefroy, Roux and more.

If tinting services are new to you, regulations vary from state to state so please check with your state board before performing this service. We only sell tinting products to licensed estheticians and cosmetologists... if tinting is outside the scope of your licensure, we will not sell it to you!

Tint Choices
Intensive
Refectocil
Berrywell
Combinal