When is it better to use massage butter than massage cream?

Massage Butter vs. Massage Cream: When to Choose a Massage Butter

Massage butter vs. massage cream—which is which? As a massage therapist, it’s important to know the difference. So, do you? Have you learned the best uses and benefits of massage butter? When is it better to use massage butter than massage cream? If you’re not sure, but you want to be, we can help. Below…

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The benefits of aloe vera products for skin

The Benefits of Aloe Vera Products for Skin

Aloe has been used for centuries as a natural solution for burns, rashes, and other skin issues. Now, there are 21st-century studies to back it up. Research shows that aloe is effective against such skin conditions as psoriasis, skin ulcers, and painful wounds from burns. Aloe vera is packed with anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness…

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Discover the benefits of prenatal massage for you and baby

The Benefits of Prenatal Massage for You and Baby

You already know that therapeutic massage can improve your health, soothe your stress, and ease your muscle tension. Could it also help you feel more relaxed, centred and comfortable throughout your pregnancy? Prenatal massage is a hot topic among the pre-birth community. Is it safe? If so, when do you have the green light to…

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How to Wash Your Hands to Prevent Illness

How to Wash Your Hands Properly to Prevent Illness

It’s not just the beauty industry that loves to love our skin. It’s also the healthcare and medical field. Medical experts know that handwashing is the first step to preventing illness. Our skin isn’t just our glory; it’s also our barrier against the outside world. So, how can we maintain our barrier? By following these…

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Effective Essential Oils for Headaches

Effective Essential Oils for Headaches

You understand how painful and distracting headaches can be. Your clients are likely among the 6 million who deal with headaches and migraines, as well. Fortunately, there’s an all-natural answer to headache relief. Like massage therapy, essential oils have been praised for their healing properties for centuries. Together, massage and essential oils can deliver powerful…

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Float Therapy

Float Therapy: Joe Rogan Vouches for It, would You?

Approximately one-third of people throughout the world suffer from some kind of anxiety disorder. There are lots of natural treatment options that these people can use to manage their anxiety symptoms and improve their quality of life, from massage to aromatherapy. Over the last few years, the use of float therapy in a sensory deprivation…

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Does cupping therapy work?

Does Cupping Therapy Work?

Have you ever noticed small, circular bruises on the skin of your favorite Olympians or athletes? These marks were an especially hot topic following the 2016 Olympic games where U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps took the world by storm. Not caused by rough-housing or injury, these hematomas are the result of a process known as cupping.…

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When to offer deep tissue massages

Addressing Client Needs: When to Offer Deep Tissue Massage

When a client thinks about massage therapy, they probably think of soothing, gentle touches to work away stress or anxiety. But some types of massages are a bit more intensive. The term “deep tissue” is common in the massage industry—for good reason. Deep tissue massages are designed to focus on the deeper layers of muscle…

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A Complete Guide to Holly Massage Oil vs Fractionated Coconut Oil

A Complete Guide to Holly Massage Oil vs Fractionated Coconut Oil

As a massage therapist, you know that selecting a good massage oil is essential if you want to be able to perform your job with ease and help your clients relax during their treatments. What kind of massage oil are you using right now? Are you relying on holly massage oil, or have you selected…

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Experts explain how to shop for towels like a pro

Shop for Towels like a Pro

Some would argue expensive towels are the best. Some would say – who cares – buy any. So who is correct? Actually, neither! We did a little survey. We asked women who’ve been selling towels for over 10 years – what people look for when they buy a towel? The top answers were – price,…

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