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Are you confused by what products you need for the perfect pout? Here are a couple things that you may be skipping that can make a big difference!
My favorite is the Motives® MUAH Vanilla Lip Scrub. It’s a gentle yet effective scrub that will help your lips reach their full pout potential. This nourishing formula utilizes sugar to buff away dry skin to reveal supple, smooth lips that are prepped for an infusion of flawless color. It is also gentle enough to use everyday!
If you’re like most women, you’re probably wondering what is a lip mask? That’s completely understandable because lip masks are a newcomer to the beauty scene, but I assure you that they are something you don’t want to miss out on!
ARE LIP MASKS ACTUALLY A THING?
Yes, they sure are. And, WOW, I am grateful! Lip masks are a simple way to keep your lips soft and smooth-and doesn’t everyone want soft, Lucious lips? Once you try them, you’ll know exactly what I mean!
I am in LOVE with the Motives® MUAH Vanilla Lip Mask, it’s a leave on lip treatment that seals in moisture and smooths for the perfect pout. This silky lip mask is infused with shea butter for effortless nourishment while emollients smooth for ultimate suppleness, and the sweetly subtle taste of vanilla is the cherry on top. This versatile treatment can be applied under your favorite Motives lip color or as an overnight lip mask.
- Overnight Mask: Apply the mask generously to cleansed, exfoliated lips before bed. We recommend exfoliating with Motives MUAH Vanilla Lip Scrub.
- Daily Treatment: Apply to lips and gently massage until fully absorbed.
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We are almost half way through the year, and so I have to ask: Are you capitalizing on one of the biggest trends this year?
In 2018 we have been seeing the customer taking a bigger role in the beauty products that make up their beauty routines. It’s a shift that mirrors the industry’s move towards greater diversity. And customized beauty trend IS the new luxury. Are you capitalizing on this trend by offering personalized beauty products?
I have always believed in providing exceptional customer service through one to one marketing, and though we live in a technological world, people are wanting that human interaction. I have already touched on the trend that websites are using chat bots in my article 10 Salon & Spa Trends in 2018 to give a more tailored customer service approach to give a more personalized recommendation. So the ability to offer personalized beauty care products has so many benefits and is a way to WOW your client and ensure 100% customer satisfaction, not to mention, it is FUN 🙂
Let’s look at some of the categories that you can offer that are customized just for the client.
Shopping for the correct foundation can be a challenge for most people, and so many settle for the wrong one. Why not offer custom blend foundation that you are able to formulate & customize it to the exact match their skin? You combine the exact foundation pigment with the color of the skin tone to create the perfect custom blend foundation.Motives liquid foundation offers 11% pigmentation, while typical foundation has 6-7% pigment. And you have the ability to increase the coverage with enhancers that have 28% pigment. Skin care additives are then added: toners, modifiers, moisturizers and skin serums.With Motives Custom Blend makeup solutions, you are able to formulate and mix the perfect texture, and even decide on cream or powder too. You can literally blend anything: concealers, eye shadows and color correctors. The possibilities are endless with even blushes, bronzers, shimmer powders, brow pomades and lip stains.
Some of the Motives Custom Blend Foundation Advantages are:
*Pure mineral Bases
*Non- Comedogenic (will not clog your pores)
*Various Serum Additives
*Create any color
While categorizing different skin types into dry, oily or combination has been the norm for years, consumers no longer want a one size fits all. They want an expert to customize a regimen just for them. And with the addition of new revolutionary ingredients on the market, it is so beneficial to find the best products for each individual.When a skin analysis can be done properly, various products can be prescribed for not only skin types but also concerns such as acne, anti-aging, hyper-pigmentation, eczema, etc.
With an increased awareness in face mapping and beauty from the inside out approach, there is definitely a need for our next category.
- Nutritional analysisClients are always asking us questions about the right vitamins for their hair skin & nails, and as beauty professionals, we are also the first to see the effects of various deficiencies. And you have to admit, that identifying areas of nutrition where they need extra supplementation is a difficult task-we haven’t typically had the education. Harder still is looking through the endless assortment of vitamins and minerals that claim to improve their health and well-being, but in fact are making no difference at all.Consider offering a customized nutritional analysis. It is a tool that can help them chose the proper supplementation regimen based on their diet and lifestyle.
- Gene Analysis
Genetic testing services are a major trend right now and over the last few decades, developments in the science of genetics and technology have transformed our understanding of disease. This development in medicine has made early intervention and effective management a real possibility for everyone.Today we know the degree to which diet influences the balance between healthy and disease states may depend on an individual’s genetic makeup which can effect their hair, skin and nails. With a raise in the health conscious consumer, offering a powerful tool that like genetic analysis can help develop a practice and its wellness program by introducing patients to advantages of testing and improved health outcomes.
- Customized hair care products
You should all be recommending the perfect hair are products to all of your clients, but let’s not skirt around the D word…diversion. It’s time to take control of the sale back and offer products that can not and will not be found in stores or websites. By offering customized shampoos and conditioners that they have to have you mix up, they have to come to you to get it. You have the ability to mix in color toners and have them pick the perfect scent just for them. Clients LOVE it!!
Not only does offering personalized products ensure 100% customer satisfaction, it is also very profitable!! Think of the possibilities, and the excitement it makes! Custom blend cosmetics yield a 200-300% profit alone, which is a plus! And then by incorporating more personalization…It’s a win win situation for everyone 🙂
If you are interested in offering any of these personalized products, I can help! Just fill this out this form completely and I will get in touch:
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