Posted by Carlton Institute on October 2nd 2014 in Beauty Courses, Face & Body Courses, General Interest, Makeup Courses, Nail Courses
With high level skills and knowledge at their disposal, beauty therapists aim to help improve their clients lifestyle and confidence through therapeutic treatments that will enhance body condition, whilst de-stressing and relaxing them..
Treatments range from Body massage, heat treatments and body toning, to manicures, pedicures, hair removal and make up application.
As professionals in the field will know, becoming a Beauty therapist is a demanding yet rewarding accomplishment. Completing an NVQ 3 in a beauty therapy course can open the door to considerable opportunities, from employment overseas in hotels and cruise liners, to working in spas or progressing to further education...
Posted by Carlton Institute on October 2nd 2014 in Beauty Courses, Face & Body Courses, General Interest, Massage Courses
But today a body wrap in a spa is more likely to be treatment where you're slathered with a body mask made of algae, seaweed, mud, clay, lotion or cream, then wrapped for 20 minutes to keep you warm. The body wrap usually ends with an application of lotion.
Body wraps that use algae, seaweed, mud or clay are detox treatments that help rid the body of toxins through metabolic stimulation. Those using shea butter and rich lotions are hydrating treatments geared towards softening the skin.
Body wraps promise to tighten your skin, eliminate toxins, treat eczema, and even lose you six...
Posted by Carlton Institute on October 2nd 2014 in Beauty Courses, General Interest, Massage Courses
Once you are a fully qualified beauty therapist, you will possess a whole range of skills ready at your fingertips. Body massage therapy, for example, is certainly one of the more popular body treatments. Once you are established and have built a healthy rapport with clients, it is not uncommon to have them visit you for treatment as regularly as once a month. If you provide an excellent service to 'first time' clients, don’t be surprised if they are eager to come back as many will wish they had tried 'your' massage therapy sooner!
The techniques involved in massage therapy are...
Posted by Carlton Institute on October 1st 2014 in Beauty Courses, General Interest
There should be 3 basic steps in your daily facial skin care routine.
Regular cleansing removes dirt and grime, removes excess oil on the surface and skin pores and aids the cell renewal process. Pour a little face cleansing cream into the palm of one hand and dab it generously over the nose, chin, forehead and cheek. Massage the cream into the skin and remove the cream from the face with tissue pads.
Exfoliation is the step most people skip in their weekly skincare routine. One of the reasons men's skin looks more youthful than women's is because men tend to exfoliate...
Posted by Carlton Institute on March 28th 2014 in General Interest
Clocks are going forward tonight - That’s an hour LESS in bed… but don’t miss any beauty sleep!
If you're out having a wild Saturday night, are you aiming to get home before last orders? The nights are now getting shorter but the parties will be getting longer as the summer creeps closer. Don't forget you need your sleep.
Sleep puts your whole body into repair mode, your skin regenerates, new skin cells grow to replace the old ones. Getting enough sleep not only benefits the skin but your whole body, many health issues are linked to not getting sufficient shut-eye.
The good news is that skin recovers quickly;...
Posted by Carlton Institute on February 4th 2014 in Men's Grooming
Over the last decade, the male grooming market has developed. Some consider David Beckham to be the most important figure in the growth of the male grooming market in the UK.
It looks like 2010 has been a profitable year for salons offering male grooming treatments.
Beauty salons are seeing a rise in male clients looking to improve their appearances. They offer nonsurgical treatments such as Botox, injectable filler treatments as well as chemical peels for men.
For the male grooming market, Jason Shankey is a pioneer. He has some tips for beauty therapists hoping to succeed into the male market: "Make sure...
Posted by Carlton Institute on September 16th 2011 in Beauty Courses
'The Only Way Is Essex' star Amy Childs is reportedly planning to open her own salon.
According to the Daily Star, ITV2 chiefs are keen to capitalize on Amy's popularity on the show and are supporting the trained beautician's plans for the Brentwood business. Moreover, a show insider told the paper that bosses believe her salon could do very well as a business in its own right.
Her business, Amy's Salon, is famed for its popular beauty treatments. But the salon we see on the show is only for Amy to do treatments for the cast, which are then put into the...