Showing posts with label natural. Show all posts
Showing posts with label natural. Show all posts

Friday, December 1, 2017

Product Of The Week: Eco-Fin Paraffin Alternative


Happy Friday!

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday week last week!

Now that the Thanksgiving rush has passed, we're in full swing to the end of year holiday season. Clients will be rushing in for pre-party services as well as some down time amidst all the holiday frenzy. Many will be on the lookout for awesome retail items to give as gifts. Whether family, friends, coworkers or even for themselves Eco-Fin Paraffin Alternative makes an amazing gift!

If you aren't familiar with Eco-Fin, it's an all natural alternative to paraffin that is super nourishing! Profitable for you as an add on service, a stand alone service, and easy enough to use to make a perfect retail gift (especially in winter months!)

Eco-Fin is made with 100% natural plant-based emollients and pure essential oils. It is also Eco-friendly, people-friendly, biodegradable, no petroleum products, no synthetic fragrances, no chemical dyes! Aside from buzz words clients love to hear, the product is effective. It helps not only nourish the skin but it feels luxurious and comforting while on.

The starter kit comes with everything needed to either start offering the service or to retail. They come packaged up nicely for easy retailing.

If you're looking for an easy boost to service profit, our clients have successfully added this on to everything from facials and lashes while the clients are lying there to mani/pedi and massage treatments. For the business, here is a quick breakdown for you on why you may be missing out on some no muss profits:

  • Single use treatments mean there’s nothing to clean or store.
  • 100% disposable and biodegradable.
  • Proven anti-aging proper ties with enhanced cell regeneration.
  • Conveniently packed in pre-measured cubes.
  • Helps the healing of small wounds, cracks, inflamed skin, psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis.
  • Each tray contains 40 cubes, enough for 20 sets of hand or foot treatments.
  • Cost per treatment is only $1.60

For clients benefit or for retailing purposes, here are some key points:
  • 100% natural plant-based emollients blended with pure essential oils.
  • Petroleum-free alternative to paraffin.
  • Luxurious blend of palm, soy, jojoba and organic coconut oils, shea butter, vitamin E, and essential oils.
  • Great for treating rheumatism and arthritis.
  • Helps the healing of small wounds, cracks, inflamed skin, psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis.
From unscented to a variety of scents, you can customize to each client or customize for retailing! The Buttered Rum is a hit every winter season, don't let the name dissuade you - it smells delicious in my opinion!  

Here's to an amazing weekend!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Head Off Dry Winter Skin Through Retail

In a perfect world, every client would be able to come see you on a regular schedule to address any and all skin concerns. Time and money get in the way of that so having seasonal "go to" retail products can be successful.  Depending on where you live, dry winter skin can be a challenge for many of your clients.

Farmaesthetics Herbal Hydration Complex - Remedy Reserve Mask makes an excellent addition to any retail line up. Aside from being awarded the best "5 Minute Complexion Makeover", this 100% natural mask is great for any skin type. From calming irritations to being touted as a great hangover recovery mask (perfect for holiday party season!) your clients can use this to maintain moisture levels between services and for repairing.

The size and packaging makes it great for gifts for family, friends, coworkers and makes a great travel companion for your on the go clients!


Friday, October 20, 2017

Product Of The Week: Alaskan Glacial Mud

Happy Friday!

This week, I'd like to spotlight Raw Alaska Glacial Mineral Mud.

Mud is always in style in this industry, from facials masks to body wraps. As a massage therapist, after a few years in I decided to give offering various mud add-ons a shot. As a mobile therapist at the time, I thought I was nuts for just the thought of mobile mud! I was able to make it work for me, and my client response surprised the heck out of me! All of them wanted to try it. After the trial run, some alternated their massages with mud treatments.

Mud works.

Alaska Glacial mud works. Containing more than 60 nourishing major and trace elements to promote healthy skin cell regeneration, you may find clients requesting mud packages.

Raw Alaskan Glacial. The name says it all.
Straight from the Copper River Delta in Alaska, enriched with a special combination of certified organic and wildcrafted botanical extracts from the Pacific Northwest that are chosen for their moisturizing, skin-softening, and anti-aging and immunoprotective properties. Natural as natural gets.

Are your clients hesitant on mud treatments due to that lovely, mud smell?  You can choose vanilla lavender and lavender peppermint. The slight tingle from the peppermint feels amazing, in my opinion!

Available in back bar sizes in both premixed and powder, as well as a beautiful line of retail items.

If you're not ready to jump into the mud just yet, retailing is a great way to talk to your clients and gauge their response to mud.

See you next Friday for another product of the week!




Thursday, September 14, 2017

Add Fruit and Veggies To Your Menu

When it comes to skin care, add fruit and veggies. With the rise of wellness, people are paying more attention to what they're putting in and on their body. Adding fruit and vegetables to your services is both highly effective for results and client satisfaction.

Want to try it out? We got you covered! Check out my recommendations for adding  Spa Pantry fruit and vegetable powders to your treatments. The powders may be used in scrubs, hydrotherapy, body wraps, masks, lotions, and muds.

SPA PANTRY Carrot Powder / 1 Lb.
Carrot Powder is rich in Beta Carotene and may nourish the skin and help improve skin tone and color. It works as a natural antioxidant to help reverse free radical damage. Carrot powder may be used in scrubs, hydrotherapy, body wraps, masks, lotions, and muds. 1 lb.

Benefits:
It works as a natural antioxidant to help reverse free radical damage.

Spa Pantry Powder / Coconut / 1 Lb.
A gentle exfoliant, Coconut Powder leaves skin soft and glowing. 1 lb.

Ingredients:
Cocus Nucifera (Coconut)Powder                              

Purpose:
Gently exfoliates skin

Try adding these fruit and vegetable masks

Kiwi Fruit Mask
Kiwi fruit is one of the most nutrient-dense fruit in the world, super rich in many different essential vitamins, fibers, and minerals. It has ability to repair DNA in our cells. Kiwi fruit contains high antioxidants, it boosts immunity of our body and skin cells, which helps to fight acne. Aloe extract heals blemishes and repairs damaged skin. Allantoin and bisabolol soothe inflammation and encourage the recovery of skin. Designed for acneic skin type and inflammation conditions.

Benefits:
High in antioxidants, kiwi helps boost immunity of our body and skin cells, which helps to fight acne.
Helps heal blemishes and repair damaged skin.
Helps soothe inflammation and encourage the recovery of skin.
Usage: Excellent for acne prone skin.

Fruit Collagen Mask - Pumpkin Enzyme Refining + Firming Mask
Pumpkin seed extract, a protein derived from the pumpkin seed cake itself, is high in zinc, omega-3, -6, -9 fatty acids, and other beneficial nutrients. It is a remarkably gentle, effective enzyme treatment that visibly evens skin tone, refines texture, reduces hyperpigmentation, and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Uses: All, hyper pigmentation, dehydrated skin: Exfoliates, refines, and firms

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Paging the Doctor....the Nail Doctor, That Is!

Top coat once a day, keeps the doctor away.

Are your clients complaining about dry, brittle nails? Help them keep their nails healthy, add Rejuvacote to your salon or spa for use, and for retail!

Rejuvacote Nail Growth Treatment - 0.61 oz. / 12 Pack
Rejuvacote, "the nail doctor," will heal and cure your split, cracked and acrylic eaten nails. In a matter of weeks, you will enjoy the look and feel of strong, vital, natural nails. It's not a promise, It's a guarantee.

It takes only 2-3 weeks to see a dramatic improvement on your nails when you use Rejuvacote. It will force your nails to grow stronger, healthier and longer.

Usage:
Apply Rejuvacote daily over bare natural nails or over nail polish. It is designed to be used as a base coat and a top coat.

Suggested Retail: $14.00 Each

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Yes, We Do Have Organic Wax!

Have your clients been asking about more organic and natural treatment options?

L'ORBETTE 14 oz. Liquid Organic Wax is a naturally light and thin wax derived from natural resins and purified alcohols.


Details:

  • Fragrance Free
  • Safe and easy
  • Natural, organic and pure
  • Gentle and economical
  • Will never change color or consistency
  • Can be reheated again and again
  • 14 oz. jar




Do you have clients with sensitive skin who also want an organic wax treatment? We've got you covered with L'ORBETTE Azulene Organic Wax / 14 oz. This great product soothes the skin and reduces redness. Gently and effectively removes unwanted hair. Fragrance-free.

Be sure to check out all things organic on our ORGANIC SPA
page on PURESPADIRECT.COM!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Prefer Organic? Come On Over For Organic Cotton!

Looking for even more ways to go organic? How about your daily cotton supplies? Yep, that's right! Disposable organic cotton!

Cotton rounds, cotton balls and cotton swabs - all organic!

Take a look at all the organic cotton products here! You GOTS to have it! ;)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

All About the Lashes

Longer, thicker eyelashes can do wonders for a woman’s face. Lash services have taken off in a huge way. I personally love the way eyelash extensions look but don't have time to keep up with them. For people like me, there is a solution. Give your clients fabulous lashes that look and feel naturally beautiful.

Vlash Intensify Semi-Permanent Mascara Kit
Intensify Semi-Permanent Mascara is perfect for those who love the look of mascara on but don’t want the daily hassle of applying it. It’s a great alternative to waterproof mascara and gives the perfect coat to even the most sensitive eyes. Lasts anywhere from 10 days to up to 3 weeks and is completely maintenance-free!

This kit includes the following:
  • Semi-Permanent Mascara /0.33 fl. oz.
  • Release Remover /0.67 fl. oz.
  • Heated Eyelash Curler
  • Lint-Free Applicators
  • Disposable Multi-Purpose Trays (50 count)
  • Disposable Lash Combs (50 count)
  • Micro Brush Applicators (100 count)
  • Air Pump
  • Hydrogel Eye Pads (20 pair)
  • Extend Lash Sealer /0.17 oz.
  • Mascara Wands
  • Tweezers
Your clients will be hooked! 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Looking For A Natural Product With A Variety Of Uses? Witch Hazel To The Rescue!

Keeping with the natural product craze, here's a product that is a quiet storm in the industry. Witch Hazel has many beneficial uses but never really gets the spotlight.

While it's a great natural astringent, it is also excellent in many other applications. You can mist your clients skin after steaming to to refresh the skin without drying. It's also awesome as a toner to help balance the ph level in skin. You can even use it as the liquid for body treatments that use mud or clay.

Here's a quick overview of the big things this little liquid helps with:

  • works as an all-natural astringent
  • works as a refreshing toner
  • soothes skin after shaving
  • soothes skin after waxing
  • used to remove makeup and oil
  • refreshes skin after exercise


You can also go with the leaf to make your own fresh body treatments!

Versatile, inexpensive and effective - you have yourself a multi use product for less than $25!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Natural Herbs To Infuse New Life Into Your Menu

It's really no secret or surprise that natural offerings are continuing to see success with natural product offerings. If you're looking to bring something new in or spotlight some of Nature's goodness is with herbal infusions.

Easy to use, cost effective and appealing to clients, you can make your own infusions with herbal bags and raw herbs.  The Spa Pantry line is a favorite of spas and salons all over the world who like making their own masks, scrubs, body wraps and more! With empty herbal bags in a variety of sizes, you'll find it quite simple to bring an herbal touch to almost any treatment.

Be sure to take a look at the herbal infusions by Amber Products, one of the newest additions to the Amber line. From eye masks and full face masks to a full facial set - this is sure to be a favorite this Summer!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Fresh New Decor Is Here!

Many times a week I receive calls from clients wondering how they can spruce up their salon or spa in a way that gives their business that special ambiance they know their customers look for. With the unparalleled variety of options we offer, there is no need to break the bank while still WOW-ing your customers!

Consider this sophisticated line of rechargeable flame-less candles. Including (12) "ambiance-boosting" tea candles, as well as a rechargeable base, this is a great way to always be able to set mood, without any of the fire hazard or messy cleanup!


The Easy Stack charging system allows you to connect up to 4 trays and charge up to 48 candles at one time. Candles charge in 3 hours and run for up to 15 hours! Choose from 1, 2 , 3 or 4 base systems. Each base is 9.5"L x 6.5"W x 4.5"D.




For a unique twist, pair your candles with some of our beautiful natural stone candle holders. Natural rock is so in vogue right now, and the bright color tones really catch the eye!

Visit us on the web today and give your spa or salon the upgrade it deserves!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Spas Source Local Plants and Flowers For Custom Spa Treatments

In a recent article by Nicole Altavilla  for American Spa Magazine, Nicole shared some of the personalized treatments spas are creating from locally sourced plants and flowers. 

According to the article, spas like Spa Matilda in San Miguel de Allende, Floral Compresses
Treatment include the application of warm compresses (Poultice) filled with locally grown dried flowers, such as lavender, orange blossom, and rose.

At Spa Heaven at Borgo Santo Pietro (Tuscany, Italy), "Fresh flowers are picked daily from the spa gardens and placed throughout the spa. What’s more, the spa boasts an alfresco canopied therapy suite next to the garden for guests to enjoy the intoxicating scents of jasmine, rose, and other flowers while they are pampered. Also, some of the spa’s treatments feature herbs and flowers handpicked before the treatment, such as the Borgo’s Nature’s Bounty ($287, 2 hours), which features a basil, rosemary, and sea salt body scrub; a massage; and a facial that includes a honey and lavender mask."

Aspira The Spa at The Osthoff Resort (Elkhart Lake, WI) offers the Wild Chamomile and Lavender Body Masque ($130, 50 minutes). Treatment includes an application of the spa’s signature body mask using wild chamomile and lavender, grown and harvested from the resort’s own Osthoff Gardens.

Are you interested in offering herbal based treatments but don't have a fresh field of botanicals to source from, Pure Spa Direct has a rich selection of bulk herbs and poultices for creating your own, bespoke treatment compresses for spa services.

I adore the idea of creating a therapeutic service from indigenous flora, this is definitely the kind of regional and bespoke treatment that my husband and I look for on the menu when "spa-ing" in different parts. 

To read the entire American Spa Magazine Article, click here: Spas Provide Customized Flower Treatments

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

More Money, Less Time - Do You Eco Fin?

Are you looking for that something extra luxurious to make your clients feel spoiled? 

Do you want them to get the 5 star VIP, all-you-can-eat steak and lobster dinner treatment, without it costing them thousands of dollars, or taking an entire day? 

Do you want your clients to spend slightly more for that extra special service and have it potentially double the profit without taking any extra time?

For less than $100 (and no, not $99.99), you can be offering that treatment. For less than $1.60 cost per treatment, you could add this treatment on to almost any service a client is there for (I'm also looking at you med spas and dental offices!) 

Did I mention this treatment has 100% natural emollients and pure essential oils? Oh, and it has no petroleum products, no synthetic fragrances, and no chemical dyes. It's also Eco-friendly, people-friendly and is biodegradable. 

Curious yet? 

A quick warning first...This may cause your clients to ooze with comfort and relaxation while getting this. Their skin will feel silky smooth after (exfoliate gently before for some added oohs and aahs from the client on the results) and they'll be hooked.

If you haven't already gone back to Pure Spa Direct and checked this unicorn out, it's time for you to meet Eco-Fin

If you are already planning your marketing, click here for the starter kit that has everything you need to hit the ground running ahead of your competition. 

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Bring The Sea To Your Spa!

Seaweed has a plethora of mineral rich properties that are amazing for the skin! It is also known for soothing skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and even psoriasis. This time of year is perfect for bringing a Seaweed Wrap Treatment into your spa! Having your clients immersed in a hydrating and nourishing seaweed body wrap can do wonders. Aside from healing skin conditions, seaweed is also slimming, and not to mention super relaxing!

Need help getting started?! We have an amazing, and super popular Slimming Seaweed Body Wrap Treatment Kit that has all of the tools you need to incorporate this treatment into your spa. It includes a gallon of Seaweed Gel, a bowl, a body brush, and even a thermal blanket for your clients. Bring the sea to your spa with this popular treatment!

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Healthy Hair The Natual Way!

The natural movement in skin care is no secret these days. I speak with clients all over the world who tell me how concerned their clients are with ingredients and environmentally friendly treatments.

While many are focused on skin care/body treatments, there are also options for hair care! From creating your own oils for scalp massage to actual hair treatments, there are many natural options to excite your clients!

Here are some ingredient ideas to get you started:

Calendula flowers are awesome as a scalp treatment! Calendula helps calm irritated and/or sensitive scalps! Infuse a carrier oil with the flowers for a great scalp massage!

Dandelion Leaves work well for relief from dandruff and dry hair.

Ginger is excellent in a hair mask and/or scalp massage as it helps to stimulate hair growth. It also adds a little pep to the treatment!

Lemon Balm is great for clients with oily hair. It has mild astringent properties that help balance oil production.

Nettle is an all purpose hair herb - it helps with preventing hair loss, stimulates the scalp, helps with dandruff, split ends and helps with shine!

Rose Hips are chock full of vitamin c making them an excellent choice for strengthening hair

If you'd rather not make your own, take a look at the hair oil line from Organic Fiji!

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Hydrate With Hempz!


If you're a fan of the Hempz line and are looking for a new retail product or moisturizer to use in your spa, we just got in the Pure Hemp Ultra-Hydrating Herbal Body Moisturizer! It's made of 100% pure natural hemp seed oil, which dramatically hydrates skin.

Now that it's Fall, I'm sure your clients are looking for ways to keep their skin hydrated with the winter months ahead! There's also shea butter, ginseng, and natural extracts to help calm, soothe, and condition skin. Vitamins A, C, and E help protect skin from natural and environmentally-triggered oxidants.

As always, Hempz is paraben-free, gluten-free, and 100% vegan! If you're getting prepared for the busier holiday months, the green bottles would look perfect on your retail shelves! Hempz has always been a favorite of ours, and we love getting in their new products!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Calling all Kiara Sky Fanatics...(and soon to be fanatics!)

You can never have enough nail colors for your clients am I right?? Your client's requests are always changing. Changing with the seasons, changing with their moods, the weather, etc. So it's important for you to always have a variety wide enough to fit their every need. Kiara Sky just made that a little bit easier for you. Check out the 30+ new dipping powders JUST ADDED!

The best part about these products is they do not damage the nail bed! Get stronger, lightweight and natural long-lasting nails with their easy-to-use dip powders and dip essentials! Formulated without harsh chemicals and with added vitamins and calcium to strengthen natural nails. Kiara Sky® Dip Powder contains complex bonds that keep it from chipping, discoloring and lifting.

Check out some of my favorites ;)

"Chocolate Glaze", "CEO", and "Let's Get Rediculous"


   


See why Kiara Sky Dip Powder is the healthier and exciting alternative in Nail Enhancements!

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 :)


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

New From Ayur-Medic Skincare!



With Fall quickly approaching, have you thought about what new products you want to bring into your spa? We have an amazing selection of skincare lines. One of our most popular is by Ayur-Medic Skincare! Their products have a holistic approach to skincare, all while implementing state of the art medical research, resulting in beautiful skin. Your clients will be immediately hooked! We love their products, and they tend to sell out fast! The newest addition? Their Hydrating Gel Mask! It's perfect for post-summer skin that tends to be dehydrated, and sun-damaged. It is water based, and deeply penetrates and conditions the skin to help restore lost hydration to flaky devitalized skin. What better way to kick off the new season than with a new product line? Incorporate this line into your services, or retail this product to your clients!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A Refreshing Scent for Summer!


Now that it's officially summer, your clients are going to walk into the spa looking for refreshing scents and services! Grapefruit is such a lovely revitalizing citrus scent that is the epitome of summer to me, and I'm sure your clients agree. Grapefruit is great for the skin, and has a wide variety of beauty benefits (on top of smelling delicious)! It is loaded with antioxidants and can even help to promote the production of collagen. Take a look at some of our products below that incorporate this delicious fruit, and have your spa stocked for summer!

June Jacobs Grapefruit Purifying Shower Gel
Eco-Fin™ Paraffin Alternative - Happy: Raspberry-Grapefruit Blend