Pet owners place a great deal of trust in their dog groomers, expecting them to exercise both care and caution when working with their pets, and to also be highly knowledgeable about best practices (and products)!
Keeping up with the best dog styling products on the market is key for groomers who want to provide their clients with the best possible grooming experience. Read on for five top dog styling products and start stocking your cupboards!
Over the last 30 years, Burt’s Bees has established a strong reputation for natural, high-quality products ranging from lip balm to facial cleanser, but their products aren’t just for people! Their line of dog grooming products, specifically their Oatmeal Dog Shampoo, made with Colloidal Oat Flour and Honey, deeply conditions dry skin and gives a serious shine to fur. In addition to providing a lingering fresh smell and an easy-to-brush coat, this product leaves dogs calm, which is extremely important after a trip to the groomer.
Another brand known for its organic products (such as moisturizers, shampoos, and soaps), Kiehl’s also has a line of pet grooming products that contain natural ingredients. Kiehl’s Spray-N-Play Cleansing Spritz, formulated with Chamomile Flower Extract, is a no-rinse spray for use between pet grooming sessions. As a groomer, you can recommend it to your clients with confidence, in order to keep their dog’s coat and skin clean between washes.
When it comes to grooming, owners love finishing touches that leave their dogs happy, healthy and smelling fresh (especially when it comes to their breath!). Fuzzyard Organic Peppermint + Eucalyptus Breath Gel banishes bad breath with just one small squirt onto a dog’s gums. An Australian brand, Fuzzyard is known for their all-natural, organic ingredients, and this breath gel will ensure that a client’s dog leaves your studio feeling as fresh as possible.
Any spa-goer can attest to the wonderful effect of a spritz of fragrance during their pampering experience, and dogs are no different! Top Paw’s Sugar Cookie Scented Fragrance Mist is a delightful way to finish off a grooming session and keep that just-bathed scent locked into a dog’s fur for at least two days. Besides leaving a client’s pup smelling like baked goods, this paraben and soap-free mist is also safe for use with flea and tick products.
As a groomer, you know that dogs have unique personalities! Some are very active and spend a good deal of time outdoors, and this type of lifestyle exposes their coats to tough environments that can cause tangles and knots. It’s your job as a groomer to use the most effective detangling product on the market while also being mindful of its benefits to the coat (and any harsh ingredients). Nature’s Miracle Detangler Dog Spray separates matted hair and helps to undo knotting and matting caused by the outdoors, while at the same time nourishing the dog’s coat with aloe vera and conditioners. This product will ensure that active dogs can still live their best lives while maintaining a healthy, silky coat.
Doing your research into the best dog styling products on the market will not only build your client’s trust in your grooming skills and knowledge, but will also ensure the best possible experience for pets who enter your grooming studio.
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