Spa Scoop Blog

How to Wax Like a Pro

Boom Boom Brow Bar owner provides handy tips.
While you may have a brow expert on staff at your spa, it never hurts to get some advice from a pro. As such, I wanted to pass along this handy chart from Malynda Vigliotti, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar in New York City, who shapes more than 500 brows a month. She says she regularly fields questions from...

Exhale at the Fairmont Santa Monica Introduces a Three-Day Core Fusion Retreat

Head to the Beach for a Get Fit Weekend
Last year, I experienced my first Exhale Core Fusion class, and I must say I was hooked. Next weekend, September 14-16, fans of the workout can opt for a three-day Core Fusion adventure, complete with live music, stand-up paddleboarding, yoga, spa treatments, and specially selected meals using farm-fresh ingredients at Exhale at the Fairmont Santa Monica . Needless to say,...

End of Mayan Calandar Gives Spas a Reason to Celebrate

Where is the End of the World a Place to Celebrate?
While it has been a couple of years since I last visited Mexico, this would be the time to go, as many spas are celebrating 2012, the Mayan's year of rebirth, with a host of Mayan offerings. Now Resorts & Spas , for example, is introducing a variety of daily-themed activities that combine Mayan rituals and new traditions. Available Nov...

Julien Farel Keeps U.S. Open Stars Stylish

Celeb stylist returns to the acclaimed tennis tourney with his pop up Style Suite.
Every year, I attend the U.S. Open tennis tounament over Labor Day weekend with my mom. This year was no different, but the temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, and it was the most crowded U.S. Open in history. Needless to day, I was certainly disheveled looking by the end of the day, and I wasn’t even playing tennis. I can’t...

Spas Boast Buzzworthy Treatments for National Honey Month

Get Sweet this Month on Honey-Based Treatments
In case you didn't know, September is National Honey Month . Of course, while I don't actually need a designated month to want to indulge in the sweet ingredient, it certainly doesn't hurt. And, it is the perfect time to promote the sweet honey-themed treats you might be offering in your spa. It seems these days, many spas have jumped...

The Beauty Bus Returns to New York City's Streets For Fashion Week

Discover an Easy Way to Prep for Fashion Week
Next week, Fashion Week heralds the return of the Hair Room Service Beauty Bus on Sept. 7 and 8 to help makeover those in Manhattan. The glass truck outfitted with styling chairs, mirrors, and beauty products is inviting New Yorkers aboard to experience professional makeup applications, hairstyling, and manicures by artists from Hair Room Service , a celebrity stylist mobile...

Dr. Weil Weighs in on Wellness

What do you think of his take on wellness in America?
I recently received the Global Spa & Wellness Summit 's Weekender newsletter, where they focused on Dr. Andrew Weil's video presentation during the recent summit. It was an interesting presentation, so I wanted to share the contents of the newsletter here and get your thoughts. In what ways do you agree or disagree with his point of view? Dr. Andrew...

Lauderdale Spa Chic Introduces Affordable Treatments for September

Celebrate Fall With $99 Treatments
While you and your clients may be bemoaning the fact that summer is drawing to a close, spa-goers in Fort Lauderdale can look forward to spa-ing this September thanks to Lauderdale Spa Chic , which offers a host of affordable treatments for just $99 at top spas throughout the city. Some appealing options include: Fresher Facial (25 minutes) at the...

Clients Are Geling at Home with Red Carpet Manicure

New nail kits help jazz up at-home gel mani/pedis.
I love a good gel manicure. But sometimes, due to my travel schedule, shipping the magazine, and generally being busy, I don’t get to a spa or salon as often as I would like to have the services performed by a pro. But now, thanks to Red Carpet Manicure and its fun collection of nail kits, I can give myself...

Intelligent Nutrients Debuts New Pure Luxury Products

Eco-friendly haircare line creates gorgeous locks naturally.
When it comes to both skincare and haircare, I seem to do better with all-natural ingredients. Strong ingredients tend to make me breakout and my hair to get scraggly looking. So when I got the chance to sample some of the new Pure Luxury products from Intelligent Nutrients , a certified organic health and beauty brand created by renowned environmentalist...

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