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Revitalize and fight aging skin!

Do you feel like your skin is dry, tight, dull, and wrinkled? It's time for some body maintenance! Revitalize and fight aging skin with this 4 step process: hydrate, cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize. Hydrate skin from the inside Did you know coffee and your favorite green tea, both act as a diuretic? They do, and so does drinking hot water!  While it ...

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The Benefits of Dry Brushing

Have you heard of dry brushing?  This article explains benefits of dry brushing thoroughly. But, put in a nutshell, it promotes circulation and helps the lymphatic system clean out toxins. How to dry brush: Use a body brush or loofah to ‘sweep’ your limbs, torso and back, in a direction that always aims towards your heart. The touch or pressure should be l ...

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The Unique Challenges of Male Waxing

Male waxing is growing in popularity, doubling clientele in the last 3 years. From backs to chests, toes and knuckles, sideburns and even the 'Bro'zilian, men are becoming regular customers. Fighting unwanted body hair is as important to men as it is to women. As a therapist, there are a few considerations to keep in mind for your male clients. We are happy t ...

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How to increase retail sales in your salon or spa

Are you wondering how to combat the ebb and flow of mani/pedi or waxing clients? Boost your retail sales! Clients who use the retail products you sell are more likely to book appointments and to come back for more product when they run low. How do you go about building your retail sales? Here are a few tips to create a solid marketing strategy that will incre ...

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What to do about post-waxing irritation

Sometimes, clients report post-waxing irritation after a wax treatment. For men, chests and backs are usually more sensitive. For women, a common area is towards the inner thigh or groin areas. Delicate spots, like the brows, are also prone to irritation. Lydia Evans, a dermatologist, explains it this way in  Real Simple magazine, "Since coarse and th ...

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5 skin tips to prepare for summertime fun!

Summertime means exposure to the elements- more sun, sweat and drying conditions for your skin and hair. How can you combat the effects of extra sun? Here are 5 skin tips to prepare your skin and keep it in tip-top shape: Prepare Skin tip #1- Fresh sunscreen, reapplied! How old is that bottle of sunscreen in your bathroom cupboard? Do yourself a favor a ...

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How to get the WOW LOOK! Focus on EYES…

It has been said that "our eyes are the window to our soul." No wonder then, many clients want to enhance their look by accentuating their eyes! Getting the WOW look- Highlight the eyes Professionals know that highlighting the eyes is a 3-step process, because eyebrows also define, frame and bring attention to the eyes. Follow these three steps to b ...

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Manicure tips that will gain repeat clients

Admittedly, it can be difficult to compete against the corner nail salon with the $10 manicure. How can we encourage clients to give up that cheap mani and pay more for our services? The answer- provide exceptional services that pamper the client and you will gain their loyalty. 7 manicure tips that will set you apart from the average nail salon: Offer rin ...

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Why use pre and post wax products

There are many reasons why you should use pre and post wax products for every waxing application. We talk a lot about how to get repeat business by creating a lasting impression on your client. So again, we will stress that- 1) taking the extra steps needed to set you apart from other salons, 2) skilled treatments with high-quality products and 3) making the ...