A hand and arm massage is a add on service that can be offered with all types of services including facials, manicure services, reflexology services etc . It is a great value added service or a special added touch that can generate additional profits for your spa, salon, or clinic.
Scandle Hand Massage Technique
Start with spreading Scandle Massage Candle Oil or Lotion over the client’s hand smoothly.
With your thumb & index finger, rub every phalanx of the palm from the back side.
Afterwards you rub, squeeze and do vibrating and passive motions. Remember – your motions should always go towards the heart.
When moving away from the heart, use light strokes. Massage the metacarpus (palm) with your whole hand.
Turn your hand around and start massaging the client’s hand palm using the back side of your palm, before rubbing in a circular motion with your finger tips.
After this, squeeze the thenar eminence (body of muscle on the palm just beneath the thumb) and the hypothenar (body of muscle on the palm just beneath the pinkie finger), then use your knuckles.
Next, move the fingers from both sides and up and down to loosen them.
Finally, you need to effleurage the hand, sliding down it gently.
Upon completion, you can apply warm towels or heated mitts to the hands to allow the Scandle Body Candle Oil to aborb into the skin for added moisturization.
Adding this inexpensive perk for your clients can go a long way. You can differentiate your nail, spa, and massage services from your competitors with little effort or investment!
*Information and photographs courtesy of Euro Fashion.