• Skin Detox
    Joanne Nicholls Jan 13, 2017

    Skin Detox

    Often, the most common skin complaints beauty therapists hear can be traced back to a single cause: skin toxicity. Skin detoxification can prevent and solve many skin concerns, like wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, breakouts, clogged pores, skin sensitivity, dehydration, and more. Continue reading to learn how to help your skin detox. What is skin detoxification? Skin detoxification is when you improve and optimize the function of your skin’s naturally detoxifying systems. The...

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  • Antioxidants and Free Radicals
    Joanne Nicholls Jan 13, 2017

    Antioxidants and Free Radicals

    Have you heard about free radicals? They’re one of the top causes of skin ageing, yet many people have never heard of them. Keep reading to learn what free radicals are, how they age the skin, and how to prevent free radical damage. What are free radicals? Free radicals are unattached oxygen molecules that attack your cells much in the same way that oxygen attacks metal, causing it to rust....

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  • Marshmallow
    Joanne Nicholls Jan 13, 2017

    Marshmallow

    Marshmallow is much more than a squishy, sugary lolly. While todays version of a marshmallow is simply syrup and sugar, the natural form, Marshmallow Root (Althea officinalis), is a herb native to Nth Africa, Europe and West Asia and boasts some pretty impressive qualities. It is not only anti-inflammatory, it is healing and softening. Recent research has also been able to prove it is able to speed up the rate...

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  • Summer Skin
    Joanne Nicholls Jan 13, 2017

    Summer Skin

    Summer can be challenging when it comes to your skin care. Between sweat, humidity, heat, UV rays, and swimming pool chlorine, summer can wreak havoc on your skin. At Shanga, we have the the hot weather skin care tips you need to keep your skin fresh, comfortable and looking great. Summer skin care essentials 1) Mineral Foundation Your summer skin care routine absolutely must include a powder based makeup with a...

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  • 10 things I hate about you
    Joanne Nicholls Jan 13, 2017

    10 things I hate about you

    I asked the question: What is your pet hate when you have a facial? The results are in. And although not suprising, it is a great reminder to therapists to up their game and provide the exceptional service our clients demand.Here are the top 10 in order from the most mentioned to the least. Read on to find the 10 most detested salon experiences1: Therapists who smell of cigarettesThis was...

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