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Winter Skin

Winter Skin

The cold and windy wintertime is here, and that can mean dry, flaky and irritated skin for many women. The majority of clients wish to hydrate their skin, but aren’t sure how and when to use a serum as opposed to a crème, and the […]

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and infection-control are some of the first things we all learn in beauty school, and for good reason! It is crucial to have an understanding of the different kinds of infections you may come across, in order to protect yourself and the client. Clients […]

Anti-Aging Treatments for the Neck and Decollete

Anti-Aging Treatments for the Neck and Decollete

The face, neck and décolleté are exposed to the sun, wind and cold weather, and must be all cared for in the same way as the face during the professional treatment and at home. The delicate neck and décolleté area is often ignored when it […]

Online Retailing for Spas – an Introduction

Online Retailing for Spas – an Introduction

How/where should spas get started with online retailing? Online retailing is as easy as setting up a shopping cart option on the spa’s website. It can be done by a web designer, and the payments can be processed by regular credit cards, as well as […]

Lupus and Facial Treatments

Lupus and Facial Treatments

First and foremost, it’s important that lupus patients talk to their doctors about getting a facial, and receiving an approval in writing. Because all clients are different, you want to know what hurts, and what areas have been affected by the lupus. You need to […]

Music for Your Spa – Music for Your Soul

Music for Your Spa – Music for Your Soul

Every time I am in Hong Kong, my home away from home, I put a day aside to visit the Giant Tian Tan Buddha on Landau island. This is one of my favorite places in the world – a peaceful, tranquil mountain where monks chant […]

Cupping for Acne

Cupping for Acne

Cupping, a favorite of mine, is highly effective for cystic acne. In Traditional Chinese Medicine acne is often caused by heat, dampness, and stagnation, and cupping is effective at reducing heat and moving stagnation. Cupping is performed by depressurizing the inside of the cup with […]