American Spa Staff

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
Brushes By Karen ColorStrokes, a division of the company, introduces private label Natural Mineral Makeup. Blended with natural minerals, the makeup is free of ingredients that can irritate the skin, such as oil, talc, fragrance, and synthetic colors or dyes. Ideal for use after laser treatments and chemical peels, the cosmetics provide sunscreen and feature natural ingredients with anti-inflammatory properties. The line includes 10 Foundations, two Blushes, and two Rice Setting Powders. Loose Mineral Eye Shadows will be available soon...

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
Pevonia Body-Svelte Cream Smooth & Tone and Body Svelte Gel Smooth & Tone contain chlorogenic acid and green coffee to help smooth and strengthen skin tissue and combat cellulite. The products help improve blood circulation, break down fatty deposits, and improve skin elasticity. (800) PEVONIA. Body-velte Cream Smooth & Tone and Body Svelte Gel Smooth & Tone CA Botana Clients can continue their spa experience at home with Sea Enzyme Aromatic Sea.Salt.Scrub . Containing active ingredients such as Dead Sea...

Spotlight: New Products

We've rounded up some great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season.
Ahava The Soapless Shower trio makes a perfect holiday gift. These gentle products relieve discomfort caused by rough, dry, sensitive skin, making them a perfect substitute for soap. The set includes Dermud Body Milk, Dermud Shower Cream, and a Shower Sponge. (800) 240-3230. Soapless Shower Pevonia Ensure your promotional retail success while offering your clients beautifully packaged, easy-purchase gifts. The Primitive Pleasures Winter Romance gift set from Spalasium includes a 22-ounce glass candle to set the mood on cold winter...

Spotlight: New Products

Cosmopro Cosmotherm is an economical hydrotherapy tub that provides distinctive design and flexibility to any spa environment by incorporating the latest state-of-the-art Sanijet "Pipeless" technology. Its compact size, non-porous acrylic finish, and patented Pipeless jet system combine with Whisper Soft Sound Technology to make it the perfect addition to any spa. (866) 698-6580. Medicalia A tri-phase manufacturing technique and homogenization process gives Gentle Cream its smooth texture and fragrant smell. Rich in licorice extract, green tea, vitamins A, B, and...

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients. Hormeta Offering a radical plan for skin, Hormeta's Anti Free Radical Line combats aging and free radicals with mineral- and nutrient-rich formulas. Targeting women over 30, the line includes a revitalizing cream, mask, and serum. The line helps fight the proliferation of free radicals, which are partly responsible for cellular aging. (888) 435-5022. Hormeta's Anti Free Radical Line Babor Extra Mild Peeling by Babor Cleansing is...

Spotlight: New Products

Repechage Clinically tested for SPF performance following FDA guidelines, Perfect Skin Liquid Foundation, SPF 12 filters out harmful UVB rays while at the same time providing flawless coverage. Available in three additional new shades, it minimizes shine and delivers a smooth finish without clogging pores. (800) 248-SKIN. Repechage Creative Beauty Innovations Decolleteamp; Bust Contouring Creme from CBI's new Replenish System skincare line is rich in Kigelia Africana fruit extract, which has a high content of bio-flavonoids and amino acids to...

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
Pevonia Savon de Provence is a natural soap line that combines the moisturizing benefits of olive oil with the cleansing properties of fresh floral and herbal extracts. It keeps skin soft and clean without any residue. (800) PEVONIA. Pevonia Babor Body Line Thermal refining cellulite treatment combats problem zones. A combination of an anti-cellulite active complex and highly active plant extracts stimulate the microcirculation and activate the skin's metabolic processes. Mineral-rich thermal water and algae extracts restore the skin's natural...

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
Creative Beauty Innovations A branded line with private label profitability, Credentials's expert skincare now offers three retail systems to address clients' specific skincare needs. (888) 913-SKIN. Creative Beauty Innovations Universal Companies The Retinol-C Serum mini-tester display from Control Corrective Skincare introduces clients to the ultimate skin resurfacing serum. The serum contains vitamin C and retinol, two powerful anti-aging ingredients that are combined in a liposome encapsulated formulation to help even skin tone and reduce the appearance of fine lines and...

Spotlight: New Products

DIBI The Olos Natura Aromatics Body Balm with Eastern jojoba wax is a nourishing balm ideal for use in a relaxing massage. Containing sesame and sweet almond oils to moisturize, it uses milk and silk proteins to leave skin soft and velvety to the touch. Extracts of aloe and proteins of wheat germ, malt, and soy intensify the softening and protective action while vitamin E helps keep the skin youthful. (800) 959-DIBI. Universal Companies These all-natural candles are created with...

Natural Selection

A growing number of spas are moving beyond providing just relaxation and indulgence and-based on consumer demand-are taking a holistic path.
In broad terms, the word "holistic' means promoting long-term health. More specifically, a holistic spa "is a place of healing for the mind and body," explains Amy McDonald, director of the spa and guest programs at Miraval in Catalina, Arizona. In reference to skincare products, the term is used when formulas contain no caustic or synthetic ingredients that stress the skin or are harmful to the body once absorbed. "The spa world is moving away from spas that are about...

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