Jennifer Barnes

Southern California Surgeon's Shrink-Wrap Liposuction Produces Results

Southern California plastic surgeon Raffi Hovsepian , M.D., has launched a new Shrink-Wrap Liposuction that should have surgeons and medical spas alike rethinking the traditional fat reduction procedures and opting for minimally invasive sculpting options. Using FDA approved laser technology and minute incisions, this procedure removes and melts stubborn fat, induces collagen retraction, and tightens skin. It effectively targets commonly requested problem areas, such as the waistline, back, chest, arms, thighs, and knees. Patients would be happy to hear they...

Mintel Report Shares New Skincare Trends

Discover what products recent research says your clients will be asking for next
The outlook is bright for multifunctional, natural, and dry-skin specific products. These and other skincare trends are revealed in market researcher Mintel’s new report, Facial Skincare . Here are a few recommendations to keep in stock at your spa or salon: Multifunctional products provide more benefits and save consumers time and money (four out of 10 consumers want multi-tasking products...

The Spa at Trump SoHo to Host Day of Pint-sized Pampering for Kids

Discover how one Big Apple spa pampers kids
Looking for ideas to make your spa or salon appeal to the pint-sized guest? The Spa at Trump SoHo (New York City) will host a special Kid’s Spa Day this Thursday, July 25, to pamper youngsters as a part of the recently launched Young Entrepreneurs SoHo program. Services are customized for children; nail design manicures, temporary body art, chair massages,...

Spa Week Presents Get Ready for the Runway Giveaway

Discover how to attend New York Fashion Week in style
There’s more than a month until the tents of Lincoln Center are filled with designers and models walk the runways in their latest threads for New York Fashion Week, but Spa Week is getting a jump-start with its Get Ready for the Runway Giveaway . One lucky winner will enjoy Fashion Week in style: two tickets for the Son Jung...

Raffles Praslin Seychelles Offers Creative Fitness

Discover how one island resort challenges guests with paddleboard yoga
During my beach honeymoon in June, our resort ’s many complimentary watersports kept the days blissfully active. My favorite, stand-up paddleboarding, exceeded all my expectations; it was a blast, a tough workout, and offered the best view of the beach. In spite of a few flops on my first trip out, I actually caught on, propelling myself and staying afloat...

Aloe Vera Recipes from Zoia Spa Provide Post-Sun Relief

Sample a few aloe-based home remedies for sun side-effects from a spa in Aruba
No question about it, summer is in full swing in New York City! The forecast this week is an absolute scorcher—lots of sun, high temperatures, and most likely some sun damage too. To soothe these common post-sun problems, steer clients to simple aloe remedies like these created by Ady Toro, director of the Hyatt Regency Aruba’s ZoiA Spa . Restore...

Are Your Clients Putting Their Best Faces Forward?

Thanks to the myriad of photos posted and shared online, clients are more likely to undergo cosmetic procedures to improve their appearance, according to a new survey of plastic surgeons, but there are many less invasive alternatives you can offer them. “People especially want to look their best when hundreds, or even thousands, of viewers are looking at their photos – we hear it, too,” say Dr. Rick and Dr. Arlene Noodleman, the husband-and-wife physician team at Silicon Valley’s Age...

Desert Spa Offers Tequila Day Treatment this July 24

How The Spa at Camelback Inn celebrates summer holidays with spirited services
Concerned the next national holiday is too many months away? Never fear, Tequila Day comes just in time on July 24, and The Spa at Camelback Inn (Scottsdale) has the perfect service to celebrate this spirited day. The Tequila Day Treatment combines a Natural Agave Toning Wrap and Detox Margarita at a one-day-only special discount. First, skin is exfoliated with...

Aveda Launches Full Circle Recycling Program

Here’s how Aveda is making strides to eliminate waste around the world.
I like to think I'm getting better at separating my papers and plastics to take advantage of the recycling bins in my apartment building and do my small part for the environment, but there's always room for improvement. Now Aveda makes being green even easier with its new Full Circle recycling program kick-starting in the U.S. next week. All 107...

New Website, Healthy Living and Travel, Offers Celeb Recommendations for Spa and Vacation

Newly launched www.healthylivingandtravel.com serves up inspirational vacation tips and ways to boost wellness on the go.
Curious where your favorite celebs are spa-ing? Just launched, www.healthylivingandtravel.com offers spa and travel reviews with tips on the top services and hot destinations from Hollywood stars. So far, the site has tapped A-Listers Cindy Crawford and George Clooney for their personal recommendations on spa treatments and vacation spots (check out Clooney’s take on Italy here ). The website is...

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