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Love is definitely in the air with Valentine’s Day just a few days away. You can show your clients the love with a promotional gift. Consider bundling a select retail item with one of your special Valentine’s Day spa menu treatments for him, her or couples. Also for long-standing clients, offer a discount on services booked during Valentine’s Day and for a period of time after.


If you have a loyalty program, make the day extra special by offering double rewards for select services or retail items. Sweeten the pot on the purchase of a gift certificate with a discount on a retail product or service as part of the deal. You’ll want to set a minimum purchase amount for the gift certificate to make the offer worthwhile for your spa or massage practice.


When it comes to gift giving, also make sure you have plenty of retail items on hand for your clients to purchase for the special people in their life. Use signage to showcase retail items or services that serve as a perfect way for someone to say “I care.” Have enough staff on hand to help clients choose just the right gift whoever the recipient is – wife, husband, mom or dad, friend or coworker.


Here are two favorite treatments for Valentine’s Day to add to your menu:


SWEET TREAT

Awaken skin with a decadent exfoliation treatment containing a combination of white and brown sugars, followed by a warm, soothing Milk & Honey fragrance infused wrap. Enjoy a deliciously relaxing massage with hydrating Cocoa Comfort Massage Lotion.


Ingredients
  • Sugar Body Polish ---------------------------- 2 oz
  • European Rose Body Mud ----------------- 4 oz
  • Milk & Honey Customizing Complex ---- 30 drops
  • Cocoa Comfort Massage Lotion ---------- 1 oz

Supplies
  • 3 rubber spa bowls
  • Plastic wrap
  • 9 warm, moist hand towels

Instructions
  1. Mix European Rose Body Mud with 30 drops of Milk and Honey Customizing Complex.
  2. Apply an exfoliation treatment with Sugar Body Polish.
  3. Apply European Rose Body Mud in an even layer to each part of the body*, while quickly covering each area with plastic wrap. Cover the client with a towel to keep warm.
  4. While standing at the head of the table, pull up all layers of sheets, thermal wrap and blanket, cocooning the client.
  5. Allow client to rest 15-20 min. This is an ideal time to incorporate an add-on face or foot massage.
  6. Remove plastic wrap, removing as much mud as possible with the wrap. Remove remaining mud with warm, moist towels. Be sure to cover exposed damp skin with a bath towel.
  7. Perform a finishing treatment with Cocoa Comfort Massage Lotion.


ROMANTIC RETREAT

Create a little bit of paradise for your clients even for a few hours:


Ingredients
  • Micro-Buff Body Polish ------------------------------ 2 oz
  • European Rose Body Mud ------------------------- 4oz
  • Smoothing Massage Butter ------------------------ 1 oz
  • Ylang Ylang Essential Oil -------------------------- 6 drops
  • Mango & Mandarin Customizing Complex ---- 60 drops

Supplies
  • 3 rubber spa bowls
  • Plastic wrap
  • 9 warm, moist hand towels

Instructions
  1. Mix Micro-Buff Body Polish with 15 drops of Mango & Mandarin Customizing Complex and 3 drops of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil in a rubber bowl. Warm prior to application.
  2. Mix European Rose Body Mud with 30 drops of Mango & Mandarin Customizing Complex and 4 drops of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil in a rubber bowl. Warm prior to application.
  3. Mix Smoothing Massage Butter with 15 drops of Mango & Mandarin Customizing Complex in a rubber bowl. Warm product prior to application.
  4. Apply an exfoliation treatment with Micro-Buff Body Polish.
  5. Apply European Rose Body Mud in an even layer to each part of the body, while quickly covering each area with plastic wrap. Cover client with a towel to keep warm.
  6. Allow client to rest 15-20 min. This is an ideal time to incorporate an add-on face or foot massage.
  7. Remove plastic wrap, removing as much mud as possible. Remove remaining mud with warm, moist towels. Cover exposed damp skin with a bath towel.
  8. Perform finishing treatment with Smoothing Massage Butter.