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How to replace the arm on a Spa Luxe 300A or 300B facial steamer
How to replace the arm on a Spa Luxe 300A or 300B facial steamer
This video demonstrates how to replace the arm on a Spa Luxe 300A or 300B facial steamer. Easily remove the steamer arm for shipping or replace a broken arm.
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How to tighten facial steamer arm tension on 300A and 300B steamer
How to tighten facial steamer arm tension on 300A and 300B steamer
This video demonstrates how to tighten the arm tension on you 300A or 300B facial steamer. The arm can sometime be lose and fall slowly during treatments. This will tighten the tension so the arm doesn't fall.
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How to replace Mini Facial Steamer F-100C Starter
How to replace Mini Facial Steamer F-100C Starter
If you are experiencing blinking of the ozone bulb and it does not completely turn on, you may have a faulty starter. This guide explains how to replace the starter in the F-100C mini facial steamer by Silver Fox.
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How to assemble 1003 Infrared Heat Lamp Stand
How to assemble 1003 Infrared Heat Lamp Stand
This guide shows you how to assemble the 1003 Infrared Heat lamp stand.
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How to assemble 300B Facial Steamer
How to assemble 300B Facial Steamer
Quick assembly guide on how to assemble the 300B facial steamer with 5 spoke floor stand.
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How to replace heating coil and thermostat FM-601 facial steamer
How to replace heating coil and thermostat FM-601 facial steamer
This video demonstrates how to replace the heating coil and thermostat on the 601 facial steamer.
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How to Clean a Hot Towel Cabinet
How to Clean a Hot Towel Cabinet
Hot Towel Cabinet Maintenance Procedures and Tips
Hot towel cabinets are wonderful to have, but they must be kept clean to maintain hygiene. Cleaning a hot towel cabinet is as easy as wiping the interior, emptying drip trays and checking for lose screws or broken parts. Keeping your cabinet clean and functional will ensure years of warm, inviting, and clean towels.

Most people that have a hot towel cabinet don't think about it very often. Most cabinets are well-made and rarely break, so it's easy to put cleaning and maintenance on the back burner, especially in a busy spa setting where several therapists use the cabinet, but nobody is solely responsible for its care and upkeep.

Fortunately, cleaning your hot towel cabinet and maintaining it isn't terribly difficult and takes only a few minutes to ensure you have clean, sanitary towels to use. First, star with the basics. Remove and empty any drip trays and clean up any spilled oils or scent pods that have gotten on the inside of the cabinet. Cleaning messes as they happen is the best policy since it's always easier to clean things before they've been baked on. While you're checking for spills, take a moment to wipe down the inside of the cabinet. Remove shelves and don't forget to clean the drip tray.

While you're wiping down the inside of the cabinet, take a moment to check out the rubber gasket along the door. Pull it away from the metal and wipe it clean. You'll be amazed at what can get trapped in there, and keeping the gasket clean will help prevent moisture from getting into unwanted places and turning into mold. Once a month, check the screws that are hidden next to the gasket and tighten them if necessary.

Finally, be sure to never leave towels in the cabinet overnight. Warm, dark and damp places are the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and a UV light may not fully penetrate all surfaces of the towel to kill bacteria. Whether your cabinet has a UV light or not, make it a habit to remove all towels overnight to ensure you don't accidentally spread disease.
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How to Make Massage Oil
How to Make Massage Oil
DIY Massage Oil
The right massage oil can take a massage from good to great. While there are a number of wonderful massage oils on the market, masseuses can make massage oil and home with the proper recipe. Let's look at the key ingredients needed to make your own massage oil.

What You'll Need

Massage oils are a mix of carrier oils and essential oils with different variations of each used to make different massage oils. To make your own massage oil, you will simply need a good carrier oil, some essential oils and a glass bottle.

Carrier Oils

First, you will want to pick a carrier oil. This is your base oil and will make up the majority of the final solution. There are five popular choices: coconut oil, sweet almond oil, cold-pressed sunflower oil, grape seed oil and olive oil. Based on the type of massage oil you want, you'll need to research these different carrier oils depending on your client. For instance, grape seed oil is great for people with oily skin types while olive oil is helpful for those with dry skin.

Essential Oils

Small is perhaps the most important part of essential oils. These will help relax the client's muscles and improve their overall mood. The most popular essential oils include Lavender, Peppermint, Jasmine and Sandalwood, but there are more than a dozen to choose from. Most good massage oils include three or more essential oils, but you can still make a good massage oil with only one.

The Mixture

In your class bottle mix eight ounces of your carrier oil with about 70 total drops of your essential oil. If you have more than one essential oil, you will want to divide those 70 drops accordingly.

You'll want to put the essential oils in first and then add the carrier oils afterwards. Close your bottle and gently rock the bottle back and forth, opposed to vigorously shaking it. Your massage oil is now complete. You can use it to give a client or loved one a massage or give it as a gift. Feel free to experiment with different carrier and essential oils to find the mix that is right for you.
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