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Winter Inspired Treatment Special

GET 10% OFF when you mix & match 4 gallons from these select products. Peppermint Mocha BODY POLISH, White Chocolate BODY SOUFFLE,  and Peppermint MASSAGE OIL & MASSAGE LOTION. (Limited time offer) Stock up Now! Call 1.888.700.0727 or click here to order Winter Holiday inspired products online. Cure your winter blues with our Minty Shimmer Treatment! Replenish your winter chapped skin with needed vitamins, minerals…

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Autumn Inspired Treatment Special

GET 10% OFF when you mix & match 4 gallons from these select products. Oatmeal Pumpkin BODY SCRUB, Pumpkin Spice or Apple Butter BODY MASQUE, Pumpkin BODY BUTTER, and Orange Spice MASSAGE OIL & MASSAGE LOTION. (Limited time offer) Stock up Now! Call 1.888.700.0727 or click here to order online. As the warm days of summer come to an end, it is…

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Autumn Enzyme Facial Special

GET 10% OFF when you mix & match 4 gallons from these select products. Apple or Pumpkin ENZYME MASQUE. Also available in Cranberry Pomegranate, Ginger Wasabi, Kiwi Pineapple Papaya & Very Berry (Limited time offer) Stock up Now! Call 1.888.700.0727 Click here our other Enzyme Masque Treatment products. Click here for our Apotheque Rx Enzyme Masque Retail Collection. Seasonal Purchasing…

Limited Edition Autumn Fragrance Sale

Limited time only! Take advantage of these great Autumn fragrances at a discounted price to create new aroma experiences at your spa today! Pecan Pie - Pecan Pie has been a southern favorite for generations. A truly decadent fragrance that smells as scrumptious as it sounds! Apricot & Walnut - The sweet smelling aroma of Apricot with…

Understanding ‘All Natural’

In relation to skin care products, there are no standards for what “natural” actually means. A company can wave a sprig of lavender over a jar of cream and then call it “natural”. What it really means to you will depend on your own values. Typically a “natural” ingredient is defined as having its origins…

Understanding Parabens

Parabens are a group of broad-spectrum preservatives (meaning they kill a variety of microbes) used to prevent the growth of harmful micro-organisms, especially molds and yeast in thousands of personal care products from shampoo to personal lubricants. Parabens have been used extensively for over 50 years and have been researched thoroughly. They have been recognized…

Understanding Sulfates

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a surfactant (foaming and cleansing agent) used in shampoos, toothpastes and liquid soaps. SLS is made by joining sulfate and lauric acid, two substances which are both abundant throughout the body. It is a good solubilizing agent and is also used in acrylamide gel electrophoresis. “Laureth” indicates ethoxylation (“lauryl” on…

Will Cosmetics One Day Be Treated Like A Drug?

In many parts of the world, countries are now starting to treat cosmetic products as if they were a consumer drug (paperwork, approvals, certificates, etc.). Here in the United States, the FDA doesn’t have a direct hold or regulation on what “cosmetics” are being sold to the public. Do note, the FDA defines “cosmetics” as… “Articles…

Vitamin E: A Vitamin in Cosmetic Products

You’re browsing down the cosmetic isle and you pick up a product that interests you. Before buying the product, have you ever considered looking at the ingredient label and see what’s in these products? Have you ever wondered if these lotions can actually provide vitamins to your body? Next time you go shopping for cosmetics,…

What Is A Surfactant?

A surfactant or surface active agent is one that possesses one distinct portion of the molecule that is polar and hydrophilic (water-loving), and one portion that is non-polar and hydrophobic (water-fearing). This dual nature enables these molecules to interact favorably with water and water-soluble molecules as well water-insoluble molecules. In many surfactants such as sodium…