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3 Simple Tips for Meditation

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The sound of ocean waves rolling in is one of the most calming sounds. Whenever, I'm near the beach I love just sitting and listening to the rhythmic crashing. The Spa at Carillon 's Meditation Month offering is sure to be pleasing to many guests' ears. The Miami Beach spa will be hosting a free seaside meditation class every morning...

How to Create Selfie-Ready Brows

how to create selfie ready brows
Summer is right around the corner, which means even more photo opportunities and constant selfies for your clients. Make sure your spa is ready to get clients' brows camera-ready with these expert tips from Spruce & Bond (multiple locations) brow specialist Matt Shakik. TIP 1) Create the shape that’s right for you You want to accentuate the features of your...

Vitamin D Infused Facials

spa facials with vitamin D
Vitamin D is essential for glowing skin, healthy bones, and a strong immune system, but many spa-goers are lacking in vitamin D due to healthy suncare. It's definitely not necessary to get a daily dose of D via harmful sun exposure. Instead, spas are offering vitamin D in facials that give clients a healthy boost without the UV damage. The...

Swiss Skincare Comes to Deer Valley

montage deer valley pool
Nature enthusiasts don’t have to travel to Switzerland to enjoy its healing powers thanks to a new collaboration between Jacqueline Piotaz and Spa Montage Deer Valley at Montage Deer Valley (Park City, UT). The spa has added two treatments featuring the exclusive Swiss skincare line, Jacqueline Piotaz Switzerland. The Timeless Swiss Booster Treatment ($175, 30 minutes; $350, 90 minutes) relies...

6 Tips for Beautiful Summer Skin

summer skincare tips
When the seasons change, I know I need to reboot my skincare routine. What works in the cold, dry winter months won't cut it for the hot, muggy summer. Thankfully, I ran into the Privai Skincare founders at a recent natural beauty event in New York City and had a chance to get their recommendations for summer skin. Christina Stratton,...

Meditation in Residence at Park Hyatt New York

Spa Nalai Park Hyatt New York meditation month
The month of May is the perfect time for spa-goers to refresh mind, body, and soul. It is Meditation Month after all, and wellness businesses around the country are finding creative ways to introduce the benefits of mindfulness and meditation to everyone. Spa Nalai at Park Hyatt New York has joined forces with New York City’s premier meditation studio, MNDFL,...

Spring Hair Color Tips

spring hair tips
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Oscar Blandi Salon (New York City) for a hair refresh. Co-director of color Frank Friscioni worked magic on my monotone brunette shade with the perfect uplifting golden strands painted throughout. Usually when I get color done, I’m booking a maintenance appointment by now, but this time I continue to get...

Burger King and Spa Join Forces in Finland

I rarely set foot in a fast food restaurant anymore. The processed fake food options simply don't appeal to me as much as fresh vegetables, fruits, and homecooked meals. A new fast food concept in Helsinki, Finland, may actually entice me and spa professionals to walk through the door. A Burger King there now has a spa inside, with saunas...

Top Spa Treatments for Mothers in May

Over the weekend I genuinely enjoyed scrolling through Facebook and Instagram. In honor of Mother’s Day and moms, my friends posted beautiful expressions of their love for their moms and photos of moms looking fabulous. The heartfelt sentiments extended to strong women and mentors who have touched lives outside of their own family. It truly shows the power of moms,...

Spring Clean with a Yoga Retreat

Anamaya Resort yoga retreat
Spring cleaning has taken on a new meaning. Not only does it apply to a cleaner house and office, it's the perfect time to refresh routines to prepare for a new season. A great way to truly refresh mind, body, and soul is a dedicated yoga retreat. Spas have enticing yoga retreats on the schedule to ensure spa-goers head into...