Back to School Skincare Tips

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 9/20/2021 to Lifestyle
We want to make sure your skin stays bouncy, balanced, and blemish-free through the school year, so we've put together a guideline of all the essentials you will need to keep your skin looking and feeling as healthy as ever. Our licensed esthetician shares her favorite private label skincare products and lifestyle tips that will keep your skin looking clear so you can feel confident through it all. 

How to Build a Clientele as an Esthetician

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 9/20/2021 to Lifestyle
Are you considering becoming a licensed esthetician? Maybe you've already started your career journey and are struggling to build your clientele. It may be a bit of a challenge to grow your spa clientele when you first start as a newly licensed esthetician. In this blog, we ask a trained esthetician to give us her best tips to find success in the industry.

Your Skincare Guide During Pregnancy

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 9/20/2021 to Lifestyle

Pregnancy is such a beautiful miracle and is undoubtedly one of the most precious times in life, with the imminent arrival of a new baby along with all the joy and excitement that entails. 

However, you want to be mindful of what you are putting on your skin to ensure you are keeping yourself and your baby safe. In this blog, we dive deep into all your skincare-related pregnancy questions to reveal the safest ways to skincare during this exciting time in a woman's life. While there are no specific rules to follow regarding skincare during pregnancy, our resident esthetician shares general guidelines for pregnancy-safe skincare practices.

The Best Skin Care Routine For Dry Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 9/20/2021 to Lifestyle
With the colder Fall and Winter seasons ahead, do you experience dry skin that often becomes tight, flaky, and itchy? No matter how much moisturizer you apply, you still can't seem to replenish hydration in the skin? Dry skin is a common concern, and there are plenty of ways you can deal with this. In this blog, we've come up with a skincare routine for dry skin that will clear away dead skin and replenish the loss of moisture so that you can feel confident and radiant again. 

Skincare Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

Posted by Rainshadow Labs on 8/30/2021 to Cosmetics
Great skincare is more of a priority than ever. Since we are in the business of perpetually seeking better and brighter skin, we've known about the glow-worthy benefits of vitamin C for a while now. Niacinamide is a skincare ingredient worthy of your attention, and your skin will love you for using it. Vitamin B3, also known as niacinamide or nicotinamide. While the active ingredient has been around for years, it's gaining popularity. Niacinamide is a standout ingredient because of its versatility for almost any skincare concern and skin type. 

Vegan Skincare: Why It Matters

Posted by rainshadow Labs on 8/30/2021 to Lifestyle
From big brands to small ones, more and more are choosing to cut back on the harm they're doing to animals and the planet. Often people wonder if vegan formulas are as effective as non-vegan products. The truth is, without animal ingredients, vegan products can benefit your skin even more so than non-vegan skincare, especially if you have sensitive skin. Some of our favorite private label vegan skincare ingredients include seabuckthorn oil, rosehip seed oil, algae, panthenol, botanical hyaluronic acid, and more. These ingredients are as, if not more effective than their synthetic counterparts since they are closer to their natural state. In this blog, our resident esthetician breaks down everything you need to know about vegan skincare and why it might be the best choice for your business.

CBD: The Botanical Ingredient Every Formulator Needs

Posted by Rainshadow Labs on 8/30/2021 to Cosmetics
CBD is an essential active ingredient in many of our private label skincare formulations. An ingredient with impressive results and a list of skin benefits, in addition to CBD being popular in skincare, it's a very versatile active ingredient in the wellness industry. CBD is one of more than 100 identified cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Unlike its sister compound, THC, CBD will not make you feel high. In this blog, our resident esthetician shares knowledge about CBD in skincare and three reasons why you should formulate with CBD.

Tips For Washing & Grooming Your Dog At Home

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 7/16/2021 to Lifestyle
If you are a dog owner or thinking about welcoming a fur baby into your life, it's necessary to know about grooming and bathing care. Bathing and grooming your dog will not only keep them clean and healthy but your home as well. From tips to bathing your dog at home to picking out the right pet shampoo and conditioner for a healthy coat, you will find everything you need to know in this blog. 

Do You Need an Eye Cream?

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 7/16/2021 to Lifestyle

There has been a lot of buzz on social media lately about whether or not an eye cream is necessary. Here, our resident aesthetician explains all we need to know about eye creams, why she recommends using one, and how to choose a result-driven eye cream. 

The Importance of Eye Cream

Once we understand how delicate the skin is around our eyes, we can better care for it. The skin around the eye area is thinner and more sensitive than the skin on the rest of your face. Did you know that the first signs of aging often become visible around the eyes?

Three Tips For Starting Your Own Private Label Skincare Line

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 7/14/2021 to Private Label Skin Care

Are you passionate about skin health, skincare, and helping others solve their skin issues? Then maybe it's time to consider starting your private label skincare line. In this blog, we will go over three tips to help you launch your skincare brand. 

Define Your Brand

Your brand is your business's personality. Have you ever seen a business and loved it's content, what they stand for, and their overall "vibe"? That is their band. A strong brand will lay the foundation for the rest of your business and get you set up for success in the long run. If you need help you can always hire a specialist to start the branding process and help your vision come to life! 

How to Build Your Spa Backbar with Private Label Products

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 7/14/2021 to Private Label Skin Care
Are you considering becoming an esthetician or opening a spa? The quality of your back bar inventory is fundamental for your practice to thrive. Once your clients experience a quality of care in their service and see the results of your facial treatments, they will book repeat visits. Creating a professional space and being a caring service provider are all part of the experience. But so is the product you use and how knowledgeable you are as a treatment provider.

Vitamin C: What It Does For Your Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 6/17/2021 to Lifestyle
It's no secret that Vitamin C is a skincare superstar. This powerhouse ingredient promotes a bright, clear, and firm looking complexion. Here are all the details you need to know about Vitamin C and how to add it to your skincare routine.

What Is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid, though when added to private label skincare formulas it can come in many different forms with different names (pro tip: we use an extra stable form of vitamin C in our formulas called sodium ascorbyl phosphate). Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant used throughout the body for a number of necessary functions - including those that affect the skin.

Four Beauty Products You Need In Your Beach Bag This Summer

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 6/16/2021 to Lifestyle
Finally, summer is upon us, and it's the perfect time to enjoy the sunny outdoors and head to the beach! With that comes prolonged sun exposure, which may cause a risk for possible sun damage. Fortunately, there are plenty of great products that you can use to keep your skin looking and feeling healthy all summer long. Keeping your skin protected and hydrated this summer should be a huge priority for everyone. After all, our skin is the only outfit we wear every day for the rest of our lives, so we must take care of it. Read along for our best skin beauty product recommendations to add to your beach bag this summer! 

How To Get Rid Of the Appearance of Unwanted Texture On Your Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 6/15/2021 to Lifestyle
Is your bum ready for swimsuit season? Many of us don't pay much attention to the skin on our behinds until it's time to hit the pool or beach. A little extra care and the right private label skincare products can help you look your best in that swimsuit all summer long. In this blog, Rainshadow Lab's resident esthetician explains what those tiny bumps on your bum are and how to reduce the appearance of unwanted texture.

How To Care For Your Skin After Being In The Sun All Day

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 6/15/2021 to Lifestyle
Sure, summer is the season to kick back, relax, and enjoy being outside, but it's also not the time to slack on your skincare routine. The sun rays can be harmful all year long but are especially damaging during the summer months when our exposure levels are higher. The sun can be a harsh and unpredictable friend to the skin. Taking the time to care for your skin this summer is definitely something to consider if you want to keep your skin looking youthful for as long as possible.

Plant-Based Skincare for Red, Angry Looking Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 5/19/2021 to Lifestyle
Trying to soothe the appearance of skin redness can be frustrating for anyone that struggles with skin issues regularly. Several factors may cause the skin to act up, but that doesn't always have to be the case. In this blog, we will dive into our best tips to attain a soft and even looking complexion. Prevention through plant-based skincare and lots of SPF is fundamental. There are many ways to tame the appearance of redness and improve the look and feel of your skin. Start by using quality botanical skincare products that don't contain artificial fragrances and dyes since these ingredients may cause red looking and unhappy skin. 

The Best Skincare Tips & Tricks for Traveling

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 5/17/2021 to Lifestyle
It may seem like you need to pack just about every skincare product you own during a trip to maintain your beauty routine. Yet when on vacation, it can be hard to stay on top of your skincare regimen. Do you need to bring your whole skincare regimen, or do you go minimal and only take a few products during your trip? Between the dirty air on the plane, lack of sleep, stress, and a change in the climate, our skin often becomes compromised when traveling. Using an effective travel skincare regimen may help reduce those pesky "travel breakouts." Read along for the best travel skincare tips and habits from our resident esthetician and private-label skincare experts.

How To Age Gracefully With These 6 Skincare Tips

Posted by RainShadow Labs on 5/17/2021 to Lifestyle
It's no secret that aging is inevitable, and eventually, it becomes harder and harder to hide our age as it starts to reflect on our skin. But, here's the good news: We have control over how we treat our skin and what we put on it every day to promote a youthful and healthy looking complexion. There is true beauty in aging, and we can all do it gracefully by taking the time to care for our skin. Read along for tips on how to better care for your skin from our team of private-label skincare experts! 

Limit Sun Exposure.

We can blame the sun for many skin concerns, so no matter what time of the year, protect your skin from sun exposure. Our resident esthetician recommends using sunscreen and a vitamin C serum daily (rain or shine).

Should You Be Layering Your Skincare Serums?

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 4/14/2021 to Cosmetics
Layering and mixing products, especially serums, has become a popular skincare trend lately. It might seem like a good idea with all the high-performance skincare serums on the market these days. Why not add them together to give your skin all the benefits? While I understand the appeal of this approach, unfortunately, the reality is that you may not be enhancing your skincare routine as much as you think. So let's break down why layering your serums might not be the most beneficial for your skin and what to do instead. 

Three Tips For a Clear Looking Complexion

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 4/14/2021 to Lifestyle
In this blog, we will cover three tips on how to achieve spotless skin naturally at home. When my skin would break out, I remember feeling insecure and less confident. I tried countless products, remedies, and treatments that were expensive and made little to no difference. That was way before I knew anything about understanding product formulations and proper skin care. 

Your Secret to Hydrated Skin this Summer, According to the Skin Experts

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 4/14/2021 to Cosmetics
As the warmer weather and sunshine approach, being mindful of excessive sun exposure and skin dehydration is necessary to keep your skin thriving during the summer season. I don't know about you, but I've looked back on past summer photos and thought, why does my skin look so old?! Well, the answer was dehydrated skin. It can make the skin appear so much more dull and shriveled. But don't worry, I have a solution for dry and dehydrated skin in the summer. In this blog, I'm sharing my best secrets for keeping my skin hydrated, dewy, and glowing all summer long with some of my favorite Rainshadow Labs botanical private label skincare ingredients. 

How to Brighten Dull Looking Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 3/22/2021 to Lifestyle
If your skin looks lackluster or sallow, it's time to boost radiance with botanical plant-based skincare. Here, our resident esthetician gives her the best tips to achieve a luminous complexion. Contributing factors to dull-looking skin are dehydration and an ineffective skincare routine. First things first, what is dull skin? Dull looking skin is commonly characterized as skin that appears flat and lacks radiance. 

What is Retinol? The Guide to Aging Gracefully & Clear Looking Skin

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 3/22/2021 to Private Label Skin Care
Retinol has been considered the gold standard for its skin-beautifying properties for years. Retinol is essentially a derivative of vitamin A and is added to topical skincare products to combat the look of tired and saggy-looking skin. As a licensed esthetician, retinol is one of my favorite private-label skincare ingredients and for many reasons. I have recommended retinol to clients that wish to have a clearer-looking complexion, firmer feeling skin, and smoother looking skin. In this blog, I'm answering all the questions you might have about the famous skincare ingredient retinol and why you should or shouldn't be using it in your skincare routine.

Two Skincare Items You Need In Your Purse This Season

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 3/22/2021 to Lifestyle
With everything we've been through this past year with Covid-19, I think we all have adapted to more thorough practices to help stop the spread, with businesses encouraging us to use hand sanitizers before entering their establishment more now than ever. The downside: you don't always know what sanitizing brand you are using, what the ingredient list is, and if it's working effectively!. In this blog, we breakdown our best tips for keeping your hands clean without the dryness that often comes with using hand sanitizers.

How to Transition Your Skincare Regimen with the Seasons

Posted by RainShadow Labs' Resident Esthetician on 3/18/2021 to Lifestyle
As the weather transitions, you might notice some slight changes in your skin based on the climate. The weather can significantly impact the state of our skin and have a long-term effect on our skin. Our resident licensed esthetician shares her best skin tips to better care for your skin and recommends private label skincare products designed for extreme temperatures. Whether you have an oily, dry, or a combination skin type, everyone's skin can use some extra love.