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I read the directions and just wanted to wash Rocky's face...no bath, as he had one yesterday. So I carefully lathered him up with a towel wrapped around him. I had a hard time rinsing it out. What do you do when you just want his face washed? :blush: I used a clean washcloth and rinsed it out and tried rinsing it that way, it was hard to get out...wouldn't rinse out easily and I didn't use much at all.
I also didn't want him getting all wet. OH GEEEEZZZZZ, I am such a newbie at all this bathing and grooming stuff.
 

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I wet bisou's face/beard first with a wet cloth..and then apply just a dab of the spa lavish..and work it into the hair with my finger tips and then take the cloth with freshly soaked water..and wipe, wipe, wipe away until there isn't any more spa lavish.

I will say that a bottle will last a long time...I bought my bottle last August..and I'll probably run out by this August..
 

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What I do is fill a bowl with warm water, put a little of the spa lavish ready on the counter, then use a 1/4 sheet of kitchen towel. I have her sit, and put the bowl on the counter under her chin to catch the drips, I first wet the area using the kt dipped in the water, then use the kitchen towel to rub in the soap and then another piece of kitchen towel to rinse it off. Then either more kitchen towel or a real towel to dry it off. Works for me :)
 

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Over the past year, I've developed a method that works for us. I have a baby bib that I put on louis, the waterproof kind with the pouch for dropped food. I usually stick a washcloth in the pouch then get him to lie down on the edge of the couch or something so the bib hangs over. I then wet his face with one of those dye bottles from the beauty supply store filled with warm water. I use a baby tooth brush with a tiny bit of spa lavish on it and brush through his hair by his eyes and his beard. I rinse out with the bottle and then dry is face off with a towel. All the water drips into the bib and the washcloth usually soaks most of it up. It took a while to get him to lie still for this whole process but it works really well now. I think he likes having a clean face because he seems so happy after I'm done (or maybe its the really good treat he gets :) ).
 

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I put a towel on the kitchen counter. I place an empty bowl on top of the towel. I fill a squeeze bottle (got it at Bed Bath Beyond - it's for adding ketchup, etc.) with warm water. Nikki sits on the towel. I squeeze water onto her face over the bowl to catch the water. Then I apply the Spa cleanser and gently scrub it in. Then I rinse with the squeeze bottle, then dry her face with a small towel.

I've tried other methods, but this is the one that works best for me. I usually add a little water to the bottle of Spa Lavish to dilute it a bit. It's easier to work with if it's a little thinner. Hope this helps.
 

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Hi Dianne,

I bought 2 hair color bottles at Sally's Beauty Supply - they are about $1.50 each. I mix up the Facial Scrub 50/50 with water in one bottle, it's much easier to rinse out if it's diluted when you put it on. I put Izzy in one side of the sink with her head over the other side. Then squeeze the scrub onto her facial hair and lather. I use another hair color bottle filled with just water to rinse her.

The hair color bottles give you a lot of control over where the water or shampoo goes so it helps to keep them dry. We get a little water on the rest of her but it's not too bad.

Hope that helps
 

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Hi Dianne,

I bought 2 hair color bottles at Sally's Beauty Supply - they are about $1.50 each. I mix up the Facial Scrub 50/50 with water in one bottle, it's much easier to rinse out if it's diluted when you put it on. I put Izzy in one side of the sink with her head over the other side. Then squeeze the scrub onto her facial hair and lather. I use another hair color bottle filled with just water to rinse her.

The hair color bottles give you a lot of control over where the water or shampoo goes so it helps to keep them dry. We get a little water on the rest of her but it's not too bad.

Hope that helps
I put a towel on the kitchen counter. I place an empty bowl on top of the towel. I fill a squeeze bottle (got it at Bed Bath Beyond - it's for adding ketchup, etc.) with warm water. Nikki sits on the towel. I squeeze water onto her face over the bowl to catch the water. Then I apply the Spa cleanser and gently scrub it in. Then I rinse with the squeeze bottle, then dry her face with a small towel.

I've tried other methods, but this is the one that works best for me. I usually add a little water to the bottle of Spa Lavish to dilute it a bit. It's easier to work with if it's a little thinner. Hope this helps.
Over the past year, I've developed a method that works for us. I have a baby bib that I put on louis, the waterproof kind with the pouch for dropped food. I usually stick a washcloth in the pouch then get him to lie down on the edge of the couch or something so the bib hangs over. I then wet his face with one of those dye bottles from the beauty supply store filled with warm water. I use a baby tooth brush with a tiny bit of spa lavish on it and brush through his hair by his eyes and his beard. I rinse out with the bottle and then dry is face off with a towel. All the water drips into the bib and the washcloth usually soaks most of it up. It took a while to get him to lie still for this whole process but it works really well now. I think he likes having a clean face because he seems so happy after I'm done (or maybe its the really good treat he gets :) ).
What I do is fill a bowl with warm water, put a little of the spa lavish ready on the counter, then use a 1/4 sheet of kitchen towel. I have her sit, and put the bowl on the counter under her chin to catch the drips, I first wet the area using the kt dipped in the water, then use the kitchen towel to rub in the soap and then another piece of kitchen towel to rinse it off. Then either more kitchen towel or a real towel to dry it off. Works for me :)
I wet bisou's face/beard first with a wet cloth..and then apply just a dab of the spa lavish..and work it into the hair with my finger tips and then take the cloth with freshly soaked water..and wipe, wipe, wipe away until there isn't any more spa lavish.

I will say that a bottle will last a long time...I bought my bottle last August..and I'll probably run out by this August..
WOW, these are all great ideas ladies....I will try them and let you know which one works for us, thanks!!!:Happy_Dance:
 

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I use the same squeeze bottle method the others mentioned. There isn't anyway to get the Spa Lavish out without rinsing it.

Lady has dry eye and has to have an eyelid scrub everyday so it's very easy for me to do her face, too.
 

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I put a towel around MiLey and dilute the spa lavish and then start rinsing with a spray bottle filled with warm bottled water and a toothbrush. Kind of washing and rinsing at the same time.
The one thing I like about it is that it is suppose to not sting their eyes. It took a while for MiLey to figure out that I had good aim with the spray bottle. For the first couple of times it took 4 hands. I think the piece of cooked carrot that I give her at the end of it helps too.
Good luck Dianne
 

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All of these methods are great, so I won't add another idea for you..lol...but, you may have used too much Spa Lavish. I use a TINY dab, less than the size of 1/2 of a pea. It's juuuust enough to lightly lather the area. :)
 

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i wet the face with some warm water and add the spa face scrub with a baby toothbrush .
rinse and dry with a face cloth ..
 
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