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One Minute Manicure® is a line of nail and skin-care products manufactured by Mykytyn Enterprises, Inc. — a company founded in 1998 by a Texas woman named Rosie Herman. The company makes its products using recipes that combine Dead Sea salts with all-natural botanical oils. These unique recipes enabled the One Minute Manicure® spa treatment products to be the first of their kind to moisturize and exfoliate in a single step.
What makes Dead Sea salt a unique skin care ingredient as compared to other sea salts is that Dead Sea salt is composed of a wider variety of minerals. While the average sea salt is composed of more than 90 percent sodium, Dead Sea salt is only 10 percent sodium. The rest of its composition includes minerals such as potassium, magnesium, bromides, and calcium chloride. These minerals naturally occur in the skin and help maintain moisture balance. As these minerals get depleted from the skin through natural bodily processes, replacing them by using skin-care products that contain Dead Sea salt may restore moisture, thereby giving the skin a healthier, suppler look.
The main products offered in the One Minute Manicure® line are moisturizing scrubs that may be applied to the hands, feet, and body for healthier skin and nails. They come in a variety of scents, including cinnamon, ginger citrus, chocolate silk, lemon cream, and fresh pomegranate. Each spa treatment moisture scrub offers its own unique aromatherapy experience in addition to nourishing, exfoliating, and moisturizing properties.
These moisturizing scrubs must be mixed well before applying, as the oils naturally rise above the Dead Sea salts in the jar. To use, a person typically should apply small amounts after thoroughly mixing, and rub the product in a circular motion; this typically will exfoliate dead skin cells. If applying to the hands or feet, the nails should be scrubbed as well to remove dead cuticles. After doing this for one minute, a person should then rinse and pat dry. The remaining oil can then be massaged into the skin and nails until fully absorbed.
In addition to the spa treatment moisture scrubs, One Minute Manicure® offers other skin- and nail-care products. The line includes gift sets, oils, a nail strengthener, a cuticle repair pen, and a bar soap. As with the moisturizing scrubs, these products are made from natural, botanical ingredients. One Minute Manicure® offers tools, such as nail clippers, cuticle clippers, buffer blocks, and pumice stones, as well.