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CBD in the Beauty Industry

CBD: a trend on the rise. What is CBD? How is it being utilized in the beauty industry? Despite any misunderstandings, CBD is finding its way into salons, spas, and specialty services everywhere.

Why Cotton Is Essential to an Eco-friendly Salon

You want to be eco-friendly in your practice but you have to use single-use disposables. This may seem like a predicament, but in reality, it’s not! So throw away those foam toe separators, grab a Toe Rope, and let’s talk about the green alternative. 

NW Nail Retreat 2017 Q+A

Best. Weekend. Ever! The Northwest Nail Tech Retreat, also known as #NailCamp, is the first of its kind. Imagine a weekend retreat where you are able to spend the entire time focused on practicing your craft, learning new things, and meeting people with similar interests.

Must-Have Microblading Supplies

One of the newest trends in the beauty world is microblading. A form of semi-permanent tattooing, microblading gives those with sparse eyebrows a fuller look. Although the idea of tattooing your face might sound extreme, microblading offers pleasing results as long as the esthetician is trained correctly and using the right supplies.

Spotlight on Marlo Beauty Supply

In an effort to help our customers understand more about Intrinsics, we thought that highlighting some of the wonderful people we work with would be a great way to give you an insider look. Below, Ingmar Korstanje, President of Marlo Beauty Supply, talks about our long partnership, changes in the beauty industry, and company values […]

Beauty Treatments for Every Mom

For some one mom, going to the spa is a regular activity. For another, it’s completely out of the ordinary. That doesn’t mean she dislikes getting pampered. To really show her that you’re paying attention, get her a spa service that relates to her favorite activities.

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With Disposable Sponges, Spas and Salons Get What They Pay For

“You get what you pay for” is a proverb that applies to many businesses, across many industries. It’s no different for professional spas and salons. In fact, it could be argued that it’s more important for spas and salons to use premium products, simply from the standpoint that they’re offering a luxury service.

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Spa Treatment Ideas For Brides & Their Bridal Parties

Weddings are a special time that require more than just your run of the mill treatments. If you are a bride to be, or if you are helping out as a bridesmaid or maid of honor, it’s a good idea to start planning your wedding party spa and salon treatments ahead of time. What’s great […]

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10 Must Have Nail Technician Supplies For Your Salon

If you are just starting out with a salon or your own nail salon business, it’s important to know your supplies. While much of your job involves talent and training, you should never underestimate the importance of quality supplies. Even with skills, if your supplies fall short, so will your outcomes. Any type of salon […]

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10 Must Have Professional Pedicure Tools & Supplies

So what are the supplies needed most for running your pedicure and manicure business? This is a good question. You need to have a pretty extensive list of products and supplies in order to offer your services. Some you will use more than others. Quality professional pedicure tools are an essential element of your business. […]

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Common Hair Dye Supplies That Every Salon and Stylist Should Have

The want to look and feel attractive is an enduring human desire, so it’s not surprising that the beauty industry in the United States generated over $56 billion in revenue in 2015, and it continues to grow – in 2016 salon retail sales and services have grown by 3%, generating +$60 billion. With hair care leading […]

Did You Know We’re Partners with Cotton LEADS?

Cotton LEADS ™ is a program that is committed to responsible cotton production and is founded on core principles that are consistent with sustainability, the use of best practices and traceability in the supply chain. This joint program, initiated by Australia and the United States, offers manufacturers, brands and retailers a reliable cotton supply chain solution […]

Sweet Summertime Nails

  It’s time to get those fingers on point because summer is almost here. That means ditching the deep dark colors of fall and amping up the fun! We’ve been keeping an eye on the runways to find the trends that we think are going to be as hot as the temperatures. When it comes […]

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Apply, Remove, Exfoliate: Choosing the Right Disposable Wipes

When it comes to facials, body treatments, and waxing, it’s never a good idea to use one type of disposable esthetic wipe to apply, remove, or exfoliate. Intrinsics has specific disposable wipes that work best for each of these three esthetic treatments, and using the correct product can save you time and money, too. For […]

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6 Creative Beauty Uses for Cotton Swabs

Sometimes the simplest things are the most useful. That’s certainly true of the ordinary cotton swab. There are literally dozens of uses for these versatile sticks, but here are six of their best beauty tricks. Intrinsics provides you with top quality cotton swabs and other products for all of your beauty needs.

Intrinsics Spa Spotlight: Kayla Mitchell Makeup

Located in Florence, AL & Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Kayla Mitchell Makeup is owned by licensed aesthetician Kayla Mitchell (of course), who strives to create fresh, flawless faces for her customers down south. According to Kayla’s website, she has a wonderful goal, which is “to make you feel as pampered and fabulous as a celebrity.”

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The Truth About Single-Use Products

When you first hear the term “single-use,” it obviously seems wasteful, at least on paper. While it’s no secret that modern life leads to significant waste, certain scenarios demand a product that can only be used once. As painful as it may be to contribute to our ever-growing landfills, the cost of business typically leads to […]

ISPA Recap: The State of the Spa Industry and Current Trends

The 2015 ISPA Conference and Expo was held October 19 through October 21 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Obviously we were there, since this is an event we’ve been attending for almost a decade now. This year’s conference was a very special occasion since it […]

NABBA Recap 2015

Last month, Sales & Marketing Director Dave Albers along with 155 barbers, barber shop owners, barber board members, cosmetologists, and barber school instructors –attended the National Association of Barber Boards of America (NABBA) 89th annual conference in Phoenix. Currently, 440,000 barbers work in 41,340 barber shops across the US, amounting to one barber for every 840 […]

Meet Dave Albers, Intrinsics’ New Sales & Marketing Director

In this space, we’re always prone to excitement, especially surrounding big announcements. Today, of course, is no different. Intrinsics is excited to announce the addition of our new head honcho of Sales, Mr. Dave Albers. Dave has been in the beauty industry for 33 years, having worked in the Wisconsin area with some of beauty’s […]

Intrinsics team at Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof Recap 2015

With vacations behind us and school back in session, we thought now might be a good time to reflect on one of our favorite summer events: Cosmoprof. The Intrinsics Team was once again excited to be a part of this leading B2B beauty trade show. Over 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries shared brand launches and product innovations with nearly 30,000 […]