March 2010 – Yon-Ka® Paris, the luxury aroma-therapeutic skincare line, announced it is launching AMBRE – a new massage oil candle made from exotic botanical butters and essential oils. Ambre (pronounced “Amber”) melts into a warm ointment to be used for massaging the body. It is made from 100% natural ingredients, and leaves skin silky, without any traces (it is NOT a wax). 
Ambre will be sold as a retail product to be offered to spa customers, as well as a backbar version which can be used for massaging the hands, arms, feet or décolleté as an add-on to a spa service. 

•    Andiroba Oil – extracted from grains of fruit of the andiroba tree in Brazil – softens, soothes and prevents skin irritations (contains an average of 9% of linoleic acid, as well as myristic, palmitic and oleic acids). 
•    Shea Butter –extracted from fruits of the shea tree in Ethiopia – hydrates, nourishes, increases suppleness,  repairs skin and stimulates skin cell metabolism
•    Mango Butter – From India, it refines smoothness, and regenerates skin (contains antioxidant Vitamin E)
•    Essentials Oils of Rose (relaxing) and Patchouli (uplifting) combine their psychotropic aromas to eliminate stress and restore serenity

•    Alone: After the candle is lit for a few minutes, apply the melted candle as body oil.
•    For Two: While partner is lying on a towel, pour either into your hands or directly onto the body and massage with generous gliding movements.  If necessary, use a damp cloth to remove any excess oil.

Retail: $59.00
Back Bar: $110.00 for a box of 4 (or $28.00 for a single one)

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