~Articles & Resources~
Guides and Recipes:
"10 Herbs to Know for Skincare Success" - Plant-based formulas and active ingredients are a must in today's treatment room! Curious about skin-friendly herbs but don't know where to start? Expand your knowledge of botanicals and the many benefits they offer the skin with this complimentary educational guide from KM Herbals, Inc.
"Sole Purpose" - Enjoy Kim's take on hand and foot care in Skin Inc. Magazine.
"Put Your Brand On Your Bottles" - A guide to private labeling by Bonnie Campbell for Massage Magazine.
"KM Herbals Aromatherapy Guides" -View and download these guides to use as reference materials while practicing Aromatherapy.
"Wholistic, Fresh Skincare: Awakened, Radiant Beauty" - Kim's Power Point presentation from her class at the 2016 Face & Body Spa Conference & Expo.
"Lavender Aromatherapy Room Spray" - For refreshing linens, clearing spaces, and promoting relaxation and deep sleep.
"After Dinner Delight Recipe" - Our delicious herbal hot chocolate recipe!
"Immune Boosting Lemon & Ginger Tea" - A quick and easy recipe for soothing cold, flu, and seasonal symptoms.
"Foot Care & Reflexology" - Learn about the basics of foot health and Reflexology; includes color-coded Reflexology chart!
"Let's Get Frank About Frankincense" - Kim Manley discusses the history, cosmetic application, and aromatherapuetic properties of Frankincense for Skin Inc. Magazine.
"Fall Back In Love With Lavender" - Written by Kim Manley for Skin Inc. Magazine, learn the history, properties, and uses of this long beloved aromatic flower.
"Capturing the Senses of Men" - Kim Manley discusses how to approach aromatherapy and botanical ingredients for the male clientele. Learn which essential oils appeal to both their senses and skincare needs.
"Fragrant Pharmacies: The Many Gifts of Essential Oils" - Kim Manley explains essential oils and their many applications within the treatment room for Skin Inc. Magazine.
"What Makes Oils Essential" - written for Skin Inc. Magazine, our founder Kim Manley details how to understand and source quality essential oils.
"What's A Hydrosol?" - Understanding hydrosols and how to use them.
"Warm Up Your Winter With Coconut Oil" - Learn about this luxurious and versatile botanical oil.
"Ingredient Spotlight: Sea Buckthorn" - This antioxidant rich extract is a must for rejuvenating the skin.
"The Healing Properties of Comfrey" - It's the plant kingdom's first aid kit!
"Summer Skin Saver: Lavender" - The most widely applicable essential oil.
"Facts About Gluten" - Understand the basics of this growing client concern.
National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy - An abundant resource for anyone interested in aromatherapy!
American Botanical Council - For the latest herbal news, members can access their herbal research database and receive their quartlery HerbalGram publication.
Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy - Founded by Kurt Schnaubelt, PhD. to share his extensive knowledge of essential oils, they offer online courses, educational events, and even supply their own essential oils and aromatherapy resources online at Original Swiss Aromatics.
American Herbalists Guild- Become of member of this groundbreaking organziation for herbal industry news, events, and education.
Herbal Legacy by Dr. Christopher - Search their website and sign up for their informative newsletters to learn more about herbs and access their healthy and delicious recipes.
GCI - Beauty Industry news including product launches, trends & market research, company promotions, and more!
Professional Beauty Association - Join the largest beauty trade show organization for the inside scoop on industry trends, events, research, and networking opportunities.