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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...

Burke Williams Introduces Back-to-School Special

Spa-goers Can Reward Themselves With This Generous Deal
Even though I'm not heading back to school, I still get excited by back-to-school sales, which may explain why I was so taken with the new special from Burke Williams Day Spa (CA). This September, the spa is offering a back-to-school gift card special that lets guests treat both their loved ones as well as themselves. Guests that spend between...

New ISPA Stats Show Promise

Spa revenue and visits exhibit growth from 2010 to 2011.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has released new statistics from the ISPA 2012 U.S. Spa Industry Study . ISPA commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct the survey which is updated every year with five key statistics crucial to the spa industry including revenue, spa visits, the number of spa locations, total employment in the industry and square footage. “Against a background...

Football Season Provides an Ideal Time to Promote Sports-Oriented Treatments

Want to Attract More Men to Your Spa?
While not everyone may be looking forward to football season, spa-going guys will certainly find reason to cheer thanks to a host of male-oriented treatments designed to help them unwind. At Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Mayakoba (Quintana Roo, Mexico), they can indulge in the Post Game Face Treatment (60 minutes), which includes a shoulder and neck massage for...