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Healthy Forecast

Check out health and wellness trends for spas
We've seen a lot of interesting trend reports lately reviewing statistics from recent years and providing predictions for the next few. All seem to be pointing in a positive direction for spas. The latest is broken down below, and it shows how important wellness and health programs will be for travelers and spa-goers alike. What is your spa doing now...

Finding the Fountain of Life

Learn more ways your spa can offer gotu kola
Before we started working on the latest "In the Mix" story, my knowledge of gotu kola was quite limited. I've since learned this plant has been curing a wide variety of ailments for centuries, though, so now I can't get enough. Soon your clients will be asking for more products containing gotu kola, too. Check out these skin cures packed...

Future Looks Bright

Check out smart ways to grow your spa business.
It’s essential for you to take some time analyzing your business every once in a while to see if it is keeping up with the market, improving, or going backwards. Undoubtedly, it’s hard work and there are bound to be daily challenges that you have to handle when do but it’s well worth the effort. According to data from Global...

Boys of Summer

Learn how to cater to men with summer-ready treatments
A study released at the end of last year confirmed more men are visiting spas and indulging in a wider variety of treatments. According to the International Spa Association Foundation, 47 percent of spa-goers are men these days. Gentlemen seem to be more open-minded about the idea of spa-ing and spas have definitely provided enticing treatments to keep them coming...

Sun Care Trends

Learn about the evolution of sun care
I just returned from a quick, fun-filled trip to Jamaica. I squeezed in as much beach time and water sports as I could in my short time in this laid-back island country. Like many spa-goers, the sun still captivates me, but I used plenty of sunscreen to protect my skin against the harmful UV rays while outside. More and more...

Bridal Business Tips

Check out ways your spa benefits from beautiful brides
I’m attending a beach wedding this week and am excited to see how it all comes together. One very important piece—and where your spa’s expertise comes in—is wedding day beauty. A professional makeup artist can do wonders for brides of all shapes and sizes to get photo-ready on their big day and also brings in top dollar to your spa...

Relaxation Retreats

Check out the latest offerings at Hiatus to keep clients coming back for more.
Seasonal updates are the norm for relaxing spas, but some are taking it up a notch and offering monthly revamps. Hiatus Spa + Retreat (multiple locations TX) is an excellent example of keeping clients excited about new offerings each month with its Monthly Retreats. During April, guests enjoy Stone Unturned (from $108, 80 minutes) as an homage Earth month, followed...

Earth Love

Learn about Earth Day friendly treatments at luxe spas
I’m very excited to see the locally inspired treatment trend continue to grow. It’s such an easy way for you to make your spa stand out and give guests the authentic experience they crave after their travels. The treatments below show the wide range spas around the world have on their menus with local ingredients, perfect for celebrating Earth Day...

Boston's Best for Runners

Learn about spa specials for Boston marathoners
I have only run one half-marathon in my own very amateur running career, but it was an incredible fitness experience. It would have been much better with a few more massages thrown in, though. Marathoners in Boston have that extra motivation as they pounded the pavement this morning. Local spas recognized their efforts and need for serious relaxation after so...

Happy Healthy Hair in the Spa

Learn new answers to common questions from a hair expert
We spend most of our time talking about skincare solutions largely because that’s where you focus your spa’s efforts as well. Recently, there has been a bigger push for healthy hair and natural solutions for clients to achieve their best look, which fits in with the relaxation-inducing spa experience better than ever. As such, healthy hair definitely should be a...

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