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London's New Urban Sanctuary

House of Elemis Penthouse in London
This past spring, Elemis reopened its flagship spa after a total transformation. Set in a luxe Mayfair townhouse, The House of Elemis (London) is designed to be the creative heart of the skincare brand, where spa meets science meets skin. With cofounder Oriele Frank serving as the creative driving force behind the reconceptualized space, the spa was designed with natural...

Spa Room With a View in Jamaica

Rockhouse Spa Bath House
Relaxation seekers can soak up serenity at the new Holistic Bath House at the Rockhouse Hotel (Negril, Jamaica). Created in celebration of the Rockhouse Spa’s 10th anniversary, the Bath House is an airy new structure that features two deep soaking tubs for couples or individuals that offer incomparable views of the Caribbean Sea. There, guests can experience the spa’s new...

Dermatologist Tips to Stop Nail Biting

stop nail biting habit tips
Breaking a nail is one thing. Breaking a nail-biting habit is another, say member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology. According to dermatologists, nail biting typically begins in childhood and can continue through adulthood, so it includes your clients, and the side effects can be more than cosmetic. "Chronic nail biting can cause serious problems," says board-certified dermatologist Margaret...

Awesome Autumn Treatments at Hilton Head Health

Indigo Spa at Hilton Head Health in South Carolina
Hilton Head Health is making the most of fall by promoting good health and healthy skin with exclusive events and new spa treatments at the recently opened Indigo Spa . The award-winning health retreat located in Hilton Head Island , off the coast of South Carolina, is the perfect place to embrace the cooler temperatures and indulge in timely treatments...

Follow a Step-by-Step Cleansing Routine

The busy holiday party season is coming up, and clients are getting all dolled up for the festive occasions. Proper face washing is one very important part of the day that they may forget. So that doesn't happen, Sonia Deasy, founder of Irish-owned Pestle & Mortar Cosmetics, has shared her daily skin washing routine that makes her own complexion glow...

Take Note of Neutral Nail Art

Neutral nail shades have popped up frequently this year, and this trend is here to stay. These earthy shades shouldn't fade into the background. This multidimensional nail art look from Essie will certainly get noticed. step 1: hydrate with apricot cuticle oil. step 2: clean and prep nails with an essie base coat. step 3: start with 2 coats of...

Best Spa Trails for National Take a Hike Day

Take a hike! Don't worry, today it's a good thing to tell your spa-goers because it's National Take a Hike Day. Here are just a few ways spas are helping clients explore the great outdoors with these notable hikes: Organic Garden Breakfast Hike—A four-mile round trip trek over rolling hills to La Cocina Que Canta, the Ranch's culinary center and...

Hair Removal Trends by the Numbers

According to our Industry Insider research ( full report on spa statistics here) , waxing ranks sixth among top-grossing spa services. It may never catch up to facials, massages, or bodycare—the top three grossing treatments respectively—but hair removal remains a popular and necessary service. Check out this handy infographic from Lucy Peters to learn more about hair growth, hair-removal services,...

Denver Aveda Spa Sends Care to Military

Tallgrass Aveda Spa and Salon in Evergreen supports active military and veterans
This week, Americans around the world took notice of Veterans Day and celebrated the sacrifices of current military and veterans alike. The spa community saluted their brave service too. TallGrass Aveda Spa and Salon (Evergreen, CO) is collecting personal care products and sending care packages to troops in Afghanistan to celebrate its 20th anniversary and their heroism. Through the Soldier...

Spa Comfort for Cancer Patients

SiSpa in Florida provides spa services for cancer patients
Writing about Spafinder Wellness 365's Cancer Aware training partnership , I was blown away by the passion and compassion industry leaders have for the most deserving of spa-goers. It was wonderful to learn that the number of certified spas for cancer patients is growing as word about training and healing techniques spreads. One recent addition to the list is SiSpa...