When selecting products for Firefly I was in a very privileged position having listened to many companies visiting college to promote and train my students in their various products and machines. I was in no doubt that I would invest in Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion.

About Crystal Clear

CC logoSharon Hilditch founded Crystal Clear in 1995 in Liverpool. She launched her Microdermabrasion, skin resurfacing, machine with specifically designed range of skin care products. It has stood the test of time and has earned its cult status among therapists and clients.

Crystal Clear products are high quality, effective and value for money.

They are available in salon size, retail size and travel size. Making it easy to maintain your skincare routine wherever you are.

Crystal Clear have an excellent range of tools to be used at home to improve skin texture and delay the aging process.

Their most recent range for the body is Crystal Clear Quartz Spa. An intensive range of products and treatments for the body using natural sea salt and aromatherapy oils.

Please feel free to try before you buy at Firefly Beauty & Wellbeing.

Crystal Clear Values:

To produce products to solve skin care needs which are uplifting and inspirational with a focus on results.


For Nail Treatment without hesitation I chose OPI.

About OPI

OPI logoIn 1981 George Schaefter bought OPI from a dental supplier in Los Angeles and continued to develop the nail lacquer. Suzi Weiss-Fishmann joined the company and is the person behind the legendary names of the varnishes. They initially only supplied to professional salons.

OPI invented the Pro-wide brush and their ionic bottle shape was patented in 2012.

OPI have a green formula Big 3 Free – they do not contain dibutyl phthalate, toluene or formaldehyde.

OPI varnishes are hardwearing, chip resistant and professional formula. Colours are updated seasonally and follow fashion trends.

OPI Gel Polish is gentle on the nail plate.

OPI values: Commitment to quality, safety, innovation and excellence.


Aromatherapy Oils

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NYO logoThis task was the most difficult for me. So many brands specifically for professional salons and on the high street. While researching what was available it became clear to me that there was a huge area of ethics that I was not providing for at Firefly Beauty & Wellbeing –

  • Organic & Natural
  • Environment Friendly
  • Vegetarian
  • Fairtrade
  • Cruelty Free  

A blast from the past ‘Neal’s Yard Organic’ popped onto my screen. On further investigation they also provided professional salon treatments and ticked all the criteria I was looking for, plus a fantastic retail range.

The first Neal’s Yard Remedies shop was opened in 1981 by Romy Fraser in Covent Garden, London.  This small shop had a passionate belief that beauty should be natural not synthetic.

With a vision ‘to bring the expertise of the apothecary and holistic approach to health and beauty to people and communities.

NYO values:

We pride ourselves on honesty, integrity and transparency.


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