My client’s wife had treated him to a relaxing day of spa & barbering services for their anniversary.
My job was to deliver a body polish service. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this service, it’s basically a full body scrub that leaves your skin feeling like silk. 😊
The service requires the client to be fully undressed. They lie on the massage table covered by a small towel over the groin area and another over the bust for women.
Now, during quiet services I tend to drift away in my thoughts and answer pressing questions. Questions like “what should I wear tomorrow?” or “I wonder what my dog is thinking right now?” or “why does the sun lighten our hair but darken our skin?”
It makes the time pass and before you know it you’ve exfoliated 90% of your 6-foot-tall client who happens to be blessed with 2-inch strands of body hair over everything but his palms and soles.
After scrubbing away at his limbs and torso, I followed up with a swift towel buff. I like using a rolled-up towel to wipe away the granules. To prevent the granules from getting into his eyes I covered them with a small towel, much like a blindfold. I then recite the usual – “for this next step, I will need you to close your eyes”.
I was so zoned out in my thoughts as I whipped the towel into my hands and began to wind it like a jockey in the locker room. When I turned back to the bed, I realized that I had whipped his groin towel off and left him laying blindfolded, motionless, and butt naked on the table!
I quickly threw the towel on him and apologized through my uncontrollable laughter, his response “It’s ok, I just wasn’t sure what was gonna to happen next!”.
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Learn how to speed wax in our upcoming certification course.
WHY IS THIS SERVICE SO POPULAR?
•Suitable for all hair types.
•Clients see immediate results.
•Softer hair growth.
•Minimizes occurrence of ingrown hairs.
WAXING 101 COURSE DETAILS
Tuition fee: $999.00 + tax (includes full kit). Balance due 1 week prior to start date. Deposit: $500. Paid upon registration.
Hours: Total = 21 hours. 15hrs on-site + 6hrs independent.
Class size: 2-5
Models: Students provide their own models. Class itinerary will be issued at registration. Students must have models booked for each area on 1st and 2nd day. 1 model is required for 1/2 leg, 1/2 arm, underarm, lip wax, and brow shape for exam Day 3.
We couldn’t be prouder of our student, Olena, for setting a goal and making it happen! Olena trained in Waxing and Tinting at Executive Spa Group where she received the support and knowledge to pursue her dream. But we can’t take all the credit! Olena is a go-getter and a force to be reckoned with.
In just a few short weeks, Olena has polished her technique and launched her own website and Facebook page and will soon be ready to take clients!
Olena is a graduated medical professional who chose to pursue her passion in beauty and make it a fulfilling second career!
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Is the beauty industry a 2nd career you’d like to explore?
Don’t be surprised if you find yourself craving some change in your professional life in your early to mid 30’s. There are many reasons why we look for a change in our careers.
Executive Spa Group (ESG) is a beauty industry resource centre with qualified Career and Employment Consultants ready to help you chart your new career path!
Our Makeup course, Makeup 101, provides students with the necessary skills by combining theory, demonstrations, visual slides, and sufficient practice time.
You’re gonna love your makeup kit!
We use Glo Skin Beauty products to help you achieve a flawless finish with top selling, award winning makeup. Our bountiful collection will help you master the art of light with contouring palettes and shadows that are rich in colour and timeless in style.
The top Makeup Artists use top-quality tools, Glo Skin Beauty offers top of the line beauty brushes. Learn to create the perfect makeup application with effortless ease and precision every time.
Tuition fee: $1299.00 + tax (includes full kit). Balance due 1 week prior to start date. Deposit: $500. Paid upon registration. Hours: Total = 21 hours. 15hrs on-site + 6hrs independent. Date: ongoing Class size: 2-5 Models: Students provide their own models. Students must have a model booked for both class days. 1 model required for exam Day 3.
WHY CHOOSE ESG?
ESG provides career and employment support. As you may have seen throughout our social media, we love seeing our students use their training.
As a Beauty Industry Resource Centre, we feel tremendous satisfaction in knowing our training resulted in employment and improvement in our students’ lives.
Whether you are interested in self-employment or will be looking for a job upon certification, our Career and Employment Consultant can guide you in the right direction.
Why are manicures and pedicures a good skill to learn?
…because there is more to Manis and Pedis than painting nails! Nail Technicians require knowledge in the muscular and skeletal system, knowledge in nail anatomy and diseases, as well as fine motor control skills.
Offering Manicures and Pedicures as a service requires your awareness and responsibility in keeping up with facility requirements and infection control.
It’s not all science though, you also get to paint nails!
Let your imagination run wild! Your Nail Art is your signature.
TIPS ON MARKETING YOUR SERVICE…FOR FREE
We wish you much success as you embark on offering this new service. Remember, word-of-mouth is the best form of advertising.
After careful psychological analysis, we concluded that a relaxing massage is amongst the top steps in your procedure to be remembered and bragged about by your clients.
Developing your massage routine will come with time as your confidence grows. We like to prepare you with a repertoire of moves to get you started on a budding beauty career!
Effleurage: Light – medium pressure is applied. Flowing pressure directed towards the core. Used to warm the muscles and connective movement between steps.
Petrissage: Medium – heavy pressure. Kneads muscle over the underlying bone. It aids in relieving pressure, tension, and heat the muscles.
Vibration: Quick shaking motion with med-heavy pressure. Loosens the muscles and relieves tension.
Percussion: Fast hacking or pounding motion using with firm pressure. Muscles are “shocked” into releasing tension. Incorporated into end of the massage.
Friction: Medium – heavy pressure. Rolls muscle against muscle itself. Aids in relieving pressure, tension, and heats muscles.