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Berries in the Spa: More Choice Berries

By: Laura Carson Miller
Posted: September 26, 2008

If you are looking to add berries to your treatment menu, the following are industry suppliers’ products that incorporate the tasty morsels. Please note, however, this is not a comprehensive product list, so always be on the lookout for berries in the ingredients lists of your product choices. And check out the October 2008 Skin Inc. magazine article titled “Berries in the Spa” by Laura Carson Miller for more information on the health berries in the spa.

The Norwegian Antioxidant Neutralizing Masque from YG Laboratories contains both acai and goji berry, and goji berry also helps soothe the skin in a line of Murad products for redness and sensitivity, including the Recovery Treatment Gel and Correcting Moisturizer SPF 15. Also, Sircuit Cosmeceuticals’ Cool Lychee Wa uses the goji berry.

Bearberry is present in the Herbal Soak from Nordic Care. Additionally, Éminence Organic Skin Care includes bearberry in its Stone Crop Serum, Stone Crop Hydrating Gel and Cucumber Eye Gel, and it also uses gooseberry as part of its Gooseberry Black Currant Serum.

Blueberry is offered in a range of spa products, including CosMedix’s Blueberry Jessner Peel and Blueberry Smoothie, the MyChelle Blueberry Antioxidant Mask and YG Laboratories’ Norwegian Blueberry & Honey Hydrating Masque. Éminence also offers a line of products merging blueberry with soy—and often raspberry, as well—with a night recovery cream, sugar scrub, body wash and slimming body wrap being among those available.

CosMedix Pure Enzymes Exfoliating Mask utilizes the healthy properties of cranberry, as does Biotone Spa’s Pomegranate & Cranberry Hydrating Body Lotion, Salt Glow, Buff Crème Body Polish and Body Butter. MyChelle’s White Cranberry Cleanser and Cranberry Mud Mask also get a lift from the red berry, Skin Blends’ Combo Toner includes it too, and Éminence offers Cranberry Pomegranate Sugar Scrub, Cranberry Pomegranate Masque, which also contains gooseberry, and Cranberry Naseberry Yogurt Body Wash. Other products that include cranberry in their ingredients list are Preston Inc.’s Triple Tea Cranberry line, Keyano