Showing posts with label massage linens. Show all posts
Showing posts with label massage linens. Show all posts

Sunday, July 12, 2015

New Microfiber Sheets Available at Pure Spa Direct

Our Premium Microfiber Massage Sheets represent the ultimate in quality, comfort and durability. These amazing sheets are made from 100% double brushed polyester, and are light weight, soft as silk, and, possibly best of all, are wrinkle resistant right out of the dryer! They are the perfect addition to your massage or spa table. Your clients will sink onto your bed and not want to move - maybe they will even scheduled extra time with you just for this reason!

Our massage table sheets will withstand repeated washings with proper care. Be sure to pre-treat stains before laundering, especially stains resulting from oil-based products. Wash in warm water with mild detergent and tumble dry on low heat.

Premium Microfiber Sheets:



Available in White, Natural, Dark Chocolate and Ocean.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beat Those Winter Blues With Massage!

With the holiday stresses (there are too many to list!), colder weather or if you're in a warmer climate, the days becoming dark so early....people tend to feel more run down. If you're in a snowy climate add in the aches and pains from shoveling!

Massage therapy is a sure fire way to combat the winter blues no matter where you are. The relaxing effect is a sure fire stress reliever  especially if you're utilizing relaxation or calming lotions or oils. Add in some calming essential oils, cushy table warmers (the Deluxe Table Warmer Samadhi-Pro by EarthLite is a best seller!), herbal eye pads and relaxing sounds like a water feature and your clients will be in pure bliss!

For those clients with extra aches and pains from shoveling or running around shopping and going to holiday parties, have some muscle relief items like biofreeze or tiger balm on hand. Great to use on sore spots at the end of the treatment but also a great retail item for use in between treatments.

Almost everyone experiences some type of winter stress, be sure to advertise how you can help!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Protect Your Investment: Caring for Massage Linens

One of the most important responsibilities you have as a massage therapist is to care for your massage table linens. Linens covering massage tables are unique in their usage, since aside from just covering and protecting your bed, they are splashed and stained with oil on a regular basis. And we all know how much fun it is to remove oil stains!

As a business owner, you want to ensure that you are getting the best wear out of your linens. But how do you effectively remove the stains and prolong the life of your sheets? Follow the below tips to get the most out of your massage linens:

Wash Daily
I know, laundry is not my favorite task either, but in order to effectively remove oil stains from massage table linens, washing daily is crucial. Massage oil often goes rancid quickly, which sets the stain in further, and also makes your linens smell like French Fries after a while...gross! If you are unable to wash daily, store your unwashed linens in black plastic bags (like garbage bags), sealed against air and light to keep any oil residue from going rancid.

Pro Tip: Keep hand towels close by while performing a massage or body treatment to avoid using your linens to wipe off excess oil!

Pre-Soak Stains
As soon as your client leaves your treatment room, inspect your sheets for oil stains (it is easier to check while they are still on the table, rather than once they are bundled up ready to be washed). Treat any stains you find immediately using either your regular linen detergent or a degreaser (such as Dawn dish soap).

Laundry Tips
For badly stained linens, wash twice to remove the oil stains. Wash with warm (not hot) water to avoid setting in stains, and rinse in cold water. If you have stubborn stains, you may want to consider adding bleach or a non-chlorine bleach additive in the second washing to rid the remaining oil from the linens. Our favorite detergent is the Lotus Touch Always Fresh Detergent, which is a professional-strength, biodegradable detergent that has be specifically formulated to break down massage oil stains. This detergent is great for use as a pre-soak for those stubborn stains as well!

Drying Tips
Never dry your sheets in the dryer unless you are sure all oil has been removed! Drying the oil not only sets the stain, making it even more difficult to remove, but it can also be a fire hazard! When drying, throw 2-3 tennis balls in the dryer with your sheets - this will fluff them up and help them dry more evenly. If possible, line dry your sheets to extend their life.