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Think green, save green!

Think green, save green!

If companies and consumers alike can collectively make a conscious effort to make environmentally friendly choices, our world will be a happier, healthier place for the generations to come. With that being said, we have compiled a simple list of how we are living and working a green lifestyle and how you can to. Let’s raise awareness and show our Patchamama some love!

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Often Imitated, Never Duplicated: A Case for Knowing Your Worth

Often Imitated, Never Duplicated: A Case for Knowing Your Worth

You’ve likely heard the saying, “You get what you pay for,” and maybe you’ve said it within your own business a time or two (or ten).

Like that time you had a potential client balk at the price of your treatment claiming they could get it somewhere else for half the price. But here’s the thing you know, and they don’t:

First of all, they’re not your ideal client, so buh-bye and best wishes.

Secondly, you know that often a sweet deal often can lead to a sour outcome.

Whether it’s someone getting a botched treatment that resulted in damage or the luckier case, it was merely a waste of money since the desired outcome wasn’t achieved.

At the crux of it, is the concept of value and knowing your worth.

It’s about highlighting your expertise, education, the quality of your products and treatments, plus the experience you provide for your clients and customers, and having your brand and offerings reflect that value.  

This is something we’ve also had to navigate outside of the treatment room because the truth of the matter is, there will always be imitations for your clients to choose from, the key is not being duplicated.

Here’s how we do that at Herbal Skin Solutions:

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The Way-Too-Nice Esthetician’s Guide on Boundaries (From One Who Learned the Hard Way)

The Way-Too-Nice Esthetician’s Guide on Boundaries (From One Who Learned the Hard Way)

Have you ever been seconds away from drifting into a sweet sleep only to be startled awake by a series of dings from a client texting or calling to book an appointment or order product?


Or how about receiving a message on your personal social media feeds with a comment of passive aggressive nature related to a photo or experience you shared or a message urgently asking why they haven’t received a response to their email/message/text (despite it being hours past your times of business operation)?


Whether it’s these online scenarios or having an uncomfortable experience inside your spa (i.e., the client who keeps talking far past closing time or the one who tries to convert you to their religion), the root cause is the same: a lack of boundaries.


As someone who has extensive experience working in various facets of the service industry (more on that in a bit), and has worked through “people-pleasing” tendencies, I’m here to be your boundaries BFF, because let’s face it, there will always be someone to test them, and you’re the only one who can enforce them.


So let’s get into it…

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4 Steps to Becoming a Business-Savvy Esthetician

4 Steps to Becoming a Business-Savvy Esthetician

As a fellow esthetician, I know that you likely didn’t choose this field because you find the topics of ledgers, profit and loss statements, and strategic marketing exciting, but because you have a passion for people and helping them achieve confidence through their appearance and health of their skin.

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Let Neuroplasticity & Mindfulness Help You Manifest Your 2019 Desires!

Let Neuroplasticity & Mindfulness Help You Manifest Your 2019 Desires!

So, how does this translate to manifesting your dreams and achieving your goals?


If you’ve ever had a repeated positive or negative thought that came to fruition, you’ve seen neuroplasticity in action proving the statement that “neurons that fire together wire together” to be true.


Some may chalk up the alignment between thought and circumstance to a coincidence, but what the findings on neuroplasticity tell us is that every thought we have increases the probability of having the thought again, which then paves the way to the observer effect of “what we think, we become.”

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