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Spa at Hotel Hershey Offers Sweet Holiday Treats

The Chocolate Spa stays true to its roots for the holidays.
As the Thanksgiving and Christmas season approaches, I’ve been hearing more and more about many fun holiday spa specials around the world, but I can’t think of a more appropriate place to indulge in scrumptious spa-going than The Spa At The Hotel Hershey (PA). From Nov. 19 through Jan. 31, the spa is featuring the seasonal Peppermint Holiday Hydration Facial...

Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month this November

Teach Your Clients How to Care for Their Skin Properly
As the harsh winter weather starts to set in, many of your clients may be suffering dry and dehydrated skin. Now is the time to promote your spa's skincare services. If that isn't reason enough, November is National Healthy Skin Month. Needless to say, it's the perfect time to educate your clients on maintaining healthy skin throughout the year. Whether...

10 Tips for Holiday Spa Marketing

Secure your digital holiday strategy with this helpful tips from Spa Development & Equipment.
*/ With the passing of Halloween and holiday marketing in full effect seemingly everywhere I go, I thought it was a good time to get you thinking about your spa and your holiday marketing plans, particularly when it comes to your online strategies. Luckily, I just received a great top-ten list from Spa Development & Equipment that I wanted to...

Spa Mirbeau Introduces Holiday-Themed Treatments

Find Out What Tempting Services Are Getting Guests in the Holiday Spirit
Tis the season for holiday treatments, and we’ve certainly seen some enticing services on tap for the next coming months. Available after Thanksgiving Day and through New Year’s Eve, Spa Mirbeau (Skaneateles, NY) is introducing three treatments from Farmhouse Fresh. Guests there will soon be able to enjoy the Hot Toddy for the Body Treatment (starting at $125, 50 minutes;...

Picking Up the Pieces After Sandy

How is Your Spa Coping?
When I accepted an invitation to visit the destination of Cabos San Lucas, I had no idea the brief four-day trip would eventually stretch into a week on account of Hurricane Sandy. While there are definitely worse places to be stranded, I really wanted nothing more than to return home. Fortunately, I finally made it back to my beloved and...

Milwaukee Spas Bond Together to Fight Domestic Violence

Discover How Your Spa Can Help, Too
While spas are supposed to be refuges of relaxation, the recent shooting at Azana Salon & Spa (Brookfield, WI) shows that no place is truly safe from domestic violence. It’s heartwarming to hear, however, of the way the industry has responded to the tragedy. More than 80 Milwaukee-area spas and salons plan to come together on November 13 for a...

Hurricane Sandy PBA Disaster Relief Fund Update

Fund is now accepting donations and applications for aid
As areas of the Northeast begin to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is reaching out to beauty professionals and companies to contribute to the PBA Disaster Relief Fund to help industry professionals rebuild their careers, businesses, and lives. Contributions can be made online by credit card by simply completing the online donation form at: ...

Pumpkin Carving Tips from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Haven't carved your pumpkin yet? Try some of these tips!
Halloween is coming in just two days! As such, I thought I would take this opportunity to share some fun tips for pumpkin carving from Shane Cooprider, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island ’s Garde Manger Chef. While I admit this may not be particularly spa-related, I love Halloween, and I think these could be some fun tips to share with your...

Wise Guys

Take a look at some hot new products that are designed to address the skincare needs of men.
In the November issue of American Spa , we highlight new products and treatments that are sure to attract guys to your spa. Here's a look at some additional products that are designed specifically for men: EmerginC Post-Shave Reinforce
 is a lightweight, fresh-scented, soothing facial balm that contains key plant extracts, antioxidants, and cutting-edge anti-aging peptides to improve tone and...

Duri Helps Guests Fight Alien Bacteria With “X” Files

Help client battle gross nailcare issues with a collection of new files.
I’m an admitted germaphobe, so any time I hear about something that adds to the cleanliness level of spa-going, I’m automatically a fan. Plus, I loved “The X Files” when the show was on TV, so I found a recent “X” Files promotion from Duri to be totally charming. According to Faina Ritz, the chemist behind Duri Cosmetics, most nail...