An Interview I Want to Share with You
March 3, 2015
This year I had a chance to sit down with editor Anna Maruszeczko of Polish Magazine Uroda Życia. This interview was, perhaps, one of the most personal interviews that I have ever done in my 40 years in the professional beauty industry. I wanted to share this side of myself with you all, so I decided to have the full story translated in English.
She left Poland in 1969 on the wave of the anti-Jewish... Read more →
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Save the Date! Repêchage to Host 17th Annual International Congress for Salon & Spa Professionals
March 3, 2015
Repêchage will host this year’s 17th Annual International Congress for Salon & Spa professionals on May 18, 2015 at Manhattan’s Affinia Hotel. The following day, on May 19, 2015 a hands-on work shop will take place at the Lydia Sarfati Post Graduate Skin Care Academy in Secaucus, NJ. Every year, top salons and spas partake in this two day event to learn from industry experts!
This year’s industry keynote speakers include:
Rosacea Causes and Treatment: An Introduction to the Hydra 4 Red-Out Facial Treatment
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Your New Environmental Protection Plan – Repêchage Mineral Face Shield!
February 11, 2015
March, 2015 – Now, protecting your skin everyday has never been so easy! We all know we have to shield ourselves from UV light, changes in climate and pollution, but it may not have looked or felt pretty, pilling up, leaving pores clogged or migrating into the eyes from the sweltering heat or during a workout. Not anymore. Repêchage Mineral Face Shield Environmental Protection fights against environmental aggressors with an oil-free, light-weight, dermatologist tested formula that is non-comedogenic and imparts a matte finish. It is serious protection and serious skin care that provides... Read more →
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Success Story: Stefanie Spirk of South Lincoln Esthetics
January 19, 2015
(Stefanie Spirk accepting the President’s Award of Excellence – Esthetician of the Year at the 16th Annual International Congress for Salon & Spa Professionals)
In 2014, Stefanie Spirk of South Lincoln Esthetics was selected for President’s Award of Excellence – Esthetician of the Year at the 16th Annual International Congress for Salon & Spa Professionals. Stefanie shares her story on why she decided to be enter the field of esthetics, and what she is currently doing to achieve success as a skin care professional.
LS: In May of 2014, you were awarded the Esthetician of the Year... Read more →
Success Story: XSport Spa
October 8, 2014
(Perri Polowy, Spa Educator for XSport Spa)
This year, XSport Fitness was selected for our 2014 President’s Award of Excellence – Wellness & Fitness Center. Perri Polowy, Spa Educator for all 16 XSport Spa locations, discusses how Repêchage Professional Skin Care has helped the spa division expand and make its presence within a fitness center.
What sets XSport a part as a wellness mecca?
“XSport wellness centers are everything you need under one roof! We have a workout facility, personal trainers, juice bar refreshments, child care, and many more attributes to our locations. Our spa... Read more →
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Spa Future Now: Customized Treatments
February 17, 2015
Let me begin by saying that when it comes to skin care one size does NOT fit all! As skin care professionals, this is something that we must engrave into our minds. As you experience every day, clients are walking into your business with multiple skin concerns. To see your business grow for 2015, as a beauty professional, you must be able to customize treatments to cater to multiple needs.
At Repêchage, I can attest that our treatments have always had this philosophy in mind. We can vary protocols for each of our treatments, when considering different skin types and concerns. In fact, this is... Read more →
Why to Create a Waxing “Experience” at Your Spa
February 2, 2015
Just last month, we launched our brand new Repêchage SeaSmooth Artisan Seaweed Wax! Having been in the skin care industry for over 40 years, I am very excited to have finally launched a unique wax product that not only focuses on removing hair from the root, but has been formulated with the skin in mind. In conjunction with launching this new wax product, however, from one esthetician to another, I wanted to take the time to stress the importance of not only providing excellent products for your clients, but providing an amazing experience. As an esthetician in 1970 my clients could not wait... Read more →
Men’s Facials are on the Rise!
January 28, 2015
This past week I came across an article in the NY Times “Are You Man Enough for a Peel?” The article discussed how facial peels, in particular, are making their mark amongst men. The article noted that men feel more comfortable with peels, as they don’t feel like they are having any work done, and enjoy peels as they are not painful like other cosmetic procedures. In addition men want treatments that are “quick and painless.”
What does this all mean for your salon or spa business? Well for one thing, facial treatments amongst men are on the rise! We’ve been seeing this trend over... Read more →
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