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Our guiding ethos

Designing personal care products in harmony

Our products reflect our company guiding principals and what we believe. Très Spa designs skin care products that are as close to nature as you can get. Modern science and technology has brought us many things. Some are life saving while others cause destruction. When selecting ingredients that go into our personal care line, we made a few important decisions long ago and we stand by them today;

  • Keep it real! Use only natural plant based oils that are organic whenever possible, botanicals, and food grade ingredients.
  • All ingredients are active – Each one of the ingredients has purpose and meaning, contributing to the complete formulation. We wont use cheap fillers to artificially bulk up our products. We also select ingredients for their nutritional density and their ability to “feed” the skin or hair.
  • No imitation – We only use pure, unadulterated essential oils. We never use synthetic fragrances – ever. So if you want the banana berry pineapple scent, we suggest you buy the fruit.
  • Choose sustainable sources – We emphasize using ingredients that can be sustained both ecologically and economically, without causing devastation to any region or harm to any living habitat.
  • Be original – All of our designs or formulations come from a variety of inspirational sources. Our own desire and experience, customer responses and interactions, and nature around us to name a few. We will not reproduce or replicate someone else’s work. It’s just plain rude so please don’t ask.

With Très Spa you can be confident that what we use has been carefully selected with purpose. It is an old world wisdom we rely on. A wisdom of the ages in researching and applying natures finest gifts over centuries of time.

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Social responsibility

We believe in supporting worthy causes that improve the planet for all creatures great and small. We also believe in supporting efforts that work to improve the human experience. Listed below are some of the organizations we support through donations and pledges.

Clean the World Foundation operates global health programs and partnerships around the world. They provide education as well as human hygiene products (soaps, lotions, shampoos) in places that are impoverished or where a devastating natural disaster has occurred.

Your financial support helps Clean The World Foundation improve health and transform lives for vulnerable populations around the world.  Universal access to WASH is more critical than ever before.  Thank you for helping us make a lifesaving difference!

Nutrition Facts

NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive and thriving. NutritionFacts.org is a proud member of the True Health Initiative, a global voice for lifestyle as medicine.

Tres Spa and Palm Done Right

Palm Done Right from Natural Habitats proving that organic palm can be grown and harvested sustainably.

We've all heard about the impacts of palm done wrong in Malaysia and Indonesia. Endangered animals brought to the brink of extinction, primal rain forests destroyed, farmers being driven off their lands, peat fires that cause devastating air pollution throughout the entire region. Now it's time to hear the other, happier side of the palm story. A story where animal habitats and rain forests are preserved, where farmers are empowered, where communities thrive and the environment is nurtured.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters.

PETA opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview, and focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in laboratories, in the food industry, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of rodents, birds, and other animals who are often considered “pests” as well as cruelty to domesticated animals.

PETA works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Humans are a nomadic species. Driven by our need for recreation, contemplation, connection and reflection, we are on the go. Besides being the world’s largest industry travel and tourism has enormous and unsustainable impact on energy, water, land and food use.

At Sustainable Travel International, we believe that people’s inherent wanderlust, their desire for new experiences and concern for the places they care for most can inspire the protection of the world’s natural and cultural bounty and generate economic opportunity in destinations that rely on visitors.

Since 2002, we have been charting a new course for travel and tourism — one that leads to a healthier environment, greater economic opportunity, social justice and the protection of natural and cultural resources.

TerraCycle offers a range of national, easy-to-use recycling platforms allowing everyone to #RecycleEverything, as well as Loop, a sustainable shopping experience moving the world away from single-use packaging.  TerraCycle offers recycling programs funded by brands, manufacturers, and retailers around the world to help you collect and recycle your hard-to-recycle waste. 

When Children lose their hair, they don’t just suffer physically. The change in their appearance can drastically undermine their self-image and sabotage their self-esteem. To help heal the pain of these struggles, Certified Cosmetic Therapist Jeffrey Paul founded Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit organization that has been serving children suffering from hair loss since 1981.

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Sharing is caring

From the very beginning we recognized the importance that sharing would have for Très Spa's success. We are a grass roots company building from the ground up. We didn't have deep pocket investors and we had no customer base, not even a large friends network. We were really at zero from the beginning. An unknown in the industry and coming up at a time that was the worst economic downturn in our nations economy. We figured if we could make it through that, we could make it thru anything. Starting with no money in the bank and no customers, and against all odds we thrived. We had our vision and our mission. Over a decade later, we show no signs of stopping and we have loved every wonderful step of the journey.

We understood the importance of our budding relationships and we cherish each and everyone of them. We try to make sure we show our gratitude by adding a little something extra in each order when we can. We also started a generous rewards program for our loyal on-line shoppers.

All this sharing just didn't seem like enough so we decided to start a new Affiliates Program. It's our way to be able to share, financially, in the growth and success of Très Spa. For our affiliates, it gives them a chance to be a part of a unique company. A company focused on delivering a high quality product with a strong ethos of sustainability, cruelty free, and vegan compliance.

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Social reality & the media

The reality is…

We believe in saying it like it is. No hype or super inflated claims about the efficacy of our products and we work hard to not make medical claims. Although, we all know that plants are our first medicine. We are not medical practitioners and our products have never gone through drug testing. They aren't drugs, they are cosmetics according to the governing body, the FDA.

Contrary to what others may say, there are rules that govern personal care companies. Laws in place that are there to protect consumers. The oversight agency is the FDA. Just because they are strapped and lack the level of bureaucracy does not mean we, as creators of skin care, should wantonly ignore the law.

Who said that?

Our product reviews are real, from real customers not purchased or paid for. It's true, some companies actually pay for people to write reviews. That is why there aren't hundreds of reviews for each item on our website or our Amazon store. We do offer rewards points to help encourage people to share their experience and we have gotten social snaps with quotes and we continue to encourage review writing. The social snaps are lots of fun too!

We are a small company with over a decade of very happy and satisfied customers. In fact, many have been with us from the very beginning. So our written reviews may be a bit thin but they are genuine and heart felt.

We've asked people what their thoughts are on written reviews and how it influences their decision. Most say they read them and they do have a large influence on their purchase decision. The next question we always ask is how many reviews do they write. Over 95% of the people we ask do not take the time to write reviews. Hmmm…..

Media, Social and otherwise

You can't be in business these days without having a social media channel or two. We use social media as a way to send you information about what is happening with Très Spa, share our thoughts and ideas, or just send messages of encouragement. We aren't a hard sale or hype kind of company so sending out “Must Buy” “Hot Deals” and “Act Now” pitches don't sit well with us. So we don't do it. Plus, our products are already super reasonable so there really is no reason to mark it down on a super discount. You also wont find us sponsoring adds very often because our marketing budget is about the size you would have for a kids lemonade stand. Once in a while we may see an add but we would rather spend our money on really high quality raw ingredients.

We are not the most active socialites but we try. We are on several social channels (some more frequent than others): Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube so far.

If you are trying to reach us, the best way to do that is still through eMail or phone. We try to respond to emails within 12 hours so if you don't hear back, then your message may not have been received. If you phone and we don't answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours.

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Top 7 tips to get your beauty sparkling again

Tres Spa Featured Products in Harmony with Nature

These are some of our favorite tips to help you feel your magnificent best. So if you find yourself feeling a little blah or blue, try any one of these tips to help transform your mood. When we are feeling optimistic and positive it radiates all around us.

  • Aroma therapy – One of the fastest, and easiest ways to transform your mood is to use a good dose of aroma therapy. Essential oils have a way of transforming our perspective. Pick a blend that works for you. Partner your aroma treatments with some meditation for even more elevation.
  • Soak in a nice hot bath – There is something wonderfully trans-formative in the simple act of soaking in a nice warm bath. It only takes 20 minutes. Make it even more special by adding some Vegan Milk Bath or add in a Fizzy for some aroma therapy.
  • Never underestimate the power of a lovely hot shower – Add a nice frothy organic soap scented with pure essential oils and packed with some extra exfoliation and you are transported.
  • Try a nice stimulating body scrub – Body scrubs can be used dry or wet. Either way a body scrub works to help slough off the top layer of skin and debris. Your skin will glow fresh.
  • Surround yourself in aroma therapy – Something as simple as surrounding yourself in a pleasing natural scent can go far to nourish you Mind, Body, & Spirit. To really wrap yourself, use the trifecta of organic soap, lotion, and aromatic mist. Try the Awaken blend to really lift your spirits.
  • Spa inspired Pedicure – There is nothing better than happy feet. If you can carve out about 30 minutes you can have a life altering pedicure right at home. Our Lux gift set includes our step by step instructions as well as all of the pieces you will need.
  • Our favorite is a full Spa quality Facial – You'll want to give yourself about an hour or so to really relax and enjoy the process. The effort is well worth it as you will be rewarded with a fresh glowing face. Our Petite Facial gift set has all you will need for a facial at home or on the road. The gift comes complete with the step by step instructions.