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Products that Give Back

Check out these products that support breast cancer awareness.
In the October issue of American Spa, we featured a wide range of spa and wellness companies that are doing their part to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a look at some additional products that give back: */ Company: Aviva Labs Product: Inspires Velvet Soft Moisturizing Crème Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G...

A Getaway in an Historic German Spa Town Sheds Light on Dreams and Various Spa Cultures

Learn What Your Dreams Are Really Saying About You
Looking for an educational spa-oriented holiday for next year? Then you may want to consider Spa Cultures & Dream Time , an experiential seminar scheduled to take place June 23-28, 2013, at Hotel Bad an der Therme Bad Orb in Bad Orb, an historic spa town in Germany. Hosted by Jonathan Paul De Vierville, Ph.D. , the six-day, five-night program...

SPA week my favorite time … to explore!

Spa Week is a great time to explore other spas and treat yourself. Noreen shares words of caution to spas offering services.
I was so excited to experience a spa I head read and heard about. It was SPA week and I wanted to take some ME time, relax and enjoy before guest speaking at the IBS and IECSC shows in New York. My girlfriend who lives in the city booked an appointment for the spa and it was in an elite...

Adventuress Launches New Skincare Line for Thrill Seekers

Discover a Skincare Line That's Geared For Outdoor Enthusiasts
Because I'm always up for adventure, I was excited to learn of a new line targeting adventure enthusiasts. The new Adventuress Skin Care Collection is geared for those who enjoy catching waves, skiing slopes, running trails, and other outdoor pursuits. The Intro Offer Collection ($85) by Adventuress is an on-the-go regimen that comes in a lightweight travel-friendly case, complete with...

Bernardus Spa Gets in the Spirit of Fungi Season

Mushrooms are at the heart of a fun new spa offering.
I don’t particularly care for mushrooms, but mushroom hunting, decked out in festive fall garb and following a foraging pig or dog, has always seemed like a fun thing to do. So I’m loving the new fungi-focused fall offerings from Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley, CA. In honor of the seasonal forage for local porcinis, chanterelles, and candy caps, the...

The Metropole ESPA Monte-Carlo is Set to Debut New Greek-Inspired Menu

Discover What Fashion Designer is Behind the Theme of the New Menu
Years ago, I visited Monaco, which proved to be as glamorous as I had imagined. While all the hotels were sights to behold, I developed an affinity for one in particular, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo . At the time, the hotel had just opened a new ESPA, which I didn't think could be improved upon. However, times change, and it seems...

Spa Claremont Combines Tango & Spa

Argentinean-inspired services celebrate a popular tango weekend.
Guest of The Claremont Hotel Club and Spa (Berkeley, CA) can experience a total tango immersion next month during the October Tango Dance Weekend, which takes place Oct. 26-28. The weekend allows dancers of all skill levels to choose from more than 15 activities at the historic hotel , including dance classes led by industry veterans, milongas, and an Argentinean...

Unleash Your Inner Designer with Noel Asmar

New contest is seeking ideas for a new spa uniform.
Are you a closet fashionista with a flair for design? Then get your sketch pad ready and create what you think is the perfect spa uniform as part of Noel Asmar Uniform ’s new design contest. This quick contest ends October 15, so submit a hand-drawn or computer generated picture of your drawing to . The winner will receive...

Celebs Share Their Favorite Products as Part of a Monthly Club

Discover How to Live Like a Celebrity
Men have been on my mind a lot lately. I should preface that by saying that our upcoming November issue, which we're working on now, focuses on male spa-goers. That's why when I got an email about the 12SOCIETY , I just had to share. A member's club, 12SOCIETY involves celebs, such as Nick Cannon, Michael Strahan, and Nas, selecting...

VH Spa for Vitality + Health Helps Spa-Goers Find Their Mid-Week Mojo

Learn How to Keep Your Treatment Rooms Filled Throughout the Week
While it's no surprise that your appointment books are probably a bit emptier mid-week than on the weekends, there are a number of steps you can take to make those Wednesday and Thursday appointments a bit more enticing. For instance, take a page from the VH Spa for Vitality + Health at the Hotel Valley Ho (Scottsdale, AZ). The spa...