Jennifer Barnes

Skin Analysis App Provides Personalized Stats

my own app skincare tracking
Help clients choose smarter, effective spa treatment solutions
Do you know your beauty number? Probably not, but your clients can learn and improve theirs with My Own App , which uses facial recognition technology to track 50 different points on the face. It analyzes a photo of the user and provides a clinical evaluation of all the major signs of aging plus nutrition, wellness, and beauty recommendations. Scary...

Girls Spa Getaway Package Launched at the Hotel Vitale

A San Francisco boutique hotel offers package to attract guests for weekend getaways
Need a new way to attract guests this fall when spa-goers are sticking closer to home? Hotel Vitale (San Francisco) is offering the Just for the Girls Getaway (from $2,199, one night) package for up to eight people in two waterfront rooms. The package includes the ultimate in luxury at the hotel and Spa Vitale , beginning with chauffeured car...

Spa Ssakwa’q’n to Host ‘Coffee to Cocktails’ Makeup Event

Discover how a luxury spa creatively launches a new seasonal line
With so many product lines offered in spas, clients can easily lose track of what they should use and even miss the latest seasonal updates. Spa Ssakwa’q’n at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort (Worley, ID) is launching a new mineral makeup line for guests with a splash so it won’t go unnoticed. The spa will host a Coffee to Cocktails...

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Connects with Guests on Pinterest

Discover new ways to use the popular social networking platform to boost your business
Are your Pinterest boards updated with your spas’ latest offerings? Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts boards definitely are, with a launch of Pin.Pack.Go . The new service launched in August uses collaborative boards to connect guests with Four Seasons experts worldwide to help them plan a memorable stay. The collaborative process features three easy steps for guests: Create a Pin.Pack.Go...

Treatment Tips for Darker Skintones

It’s a no-brainer that each client’s skin concerns are as unique as they are. It’s vital to understand the specific issues common to each skin type to be able to expand your medical spa practice and attract a diverse group of patients. Jeanine B. Downie, M.D., does just that as she provides an array of popular and effective treatments for her clients at image Dermatology (Montclair, NJ). Downie specializes in lasers for treatment of scars, wrinkles, broken blood vessels, brown...

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Discover the nutritious way to celebrate chocolate milkshake day
Today marks National Chocolate Milkshake Day and for cocoa fanatics like myself it’s a grand one. Maybe to some it sounds like another made up food holiday, but either way chocolate has some serious health benefits and is worth celebrating. Dark chocolate—but not milk chocolate or dark chocolate eaten with milk—is a potent antioxidant, according to research completed by Mauro...

High Brow Versus Low Brow

Discover the latest brow trends from researchers
It’s high time for high brows to give way to the low arch look. A recent Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery study completed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University and University of Regensburg found interesting arch trends. Keep these in mind and share with clients to ensure their face-framing features are up to date. Those surveyed consider the low brow...

Autumn Harvest Ingredients Available at The Spa at Wintergreen Resort

Discover new uses for favorite ingredients in season now
I just learned a lovely new word that perfectly fits my view of the fall, komorebi, which is a Japanese term to describe the dappled effect of sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees. It certainly feels like a muggy summer day in New York City, but soon enough the leaves will change color, komorebi will be all around,...

Post Sun Skin Brightening Recipes

Discover new DIY remedies for sun damage and diminishing an unwanted tan
As the days get shorter I cling tighter to my summer vacation glow, willing the bronze to last until turkey day. What I don’t want to stick around? Hyperpigmentation and the other red flags of sun damage. Many of your clients may want to banish the signs of too much fun in the sun too. Here are recipes and tips...

Gluten Free By the Numbers

Discover the expanding gluten free marketplace for spas
I am a big fan of carbs—bread, pasta, and pastries—you name it, I would love to eat it. Recently I’ve been tinkering in the kitchen with gluten-free recipes to appeal to my new husband’s gluten sensitivity. To my surprise, the results have been quite delicious and I find myself opting for gluten free foods voluntarily. It’s a growing segment in...

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