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The Spa at Esperanza Introduces Summer Spa Tapas

Find out what is on the menu this summer at a Cabo retreat
As a fan of tapas, it's no stretch to think that I'd also be fond of the new spa tapas experience at Esperanza, An Auberge Resort (Cabos San Lucas, Mexico). Guests who opt for the Summer Soother package (prices start at $2,525) can enjoy a trio of massage tapas, such as a head and shoulder massage, a foot reflexology massage,...

Media Make-Up Academy Launches in Miami

Learn how to finally give your clients the looks they desire
Applying makeup is a talent I don't really possess. I have friends, however, who can go from looking like Plain Janes to Mysterious Minxes with just a little eyeliner and mascara. Needless to say, I envy the skill in which they're able to transform themselves. My evening look, unfortunately, isn't dramatically different from my daytime look, which is why I've...

Cal-a-Vie Introduces Celebrity-Hosted Mom & Teen Weeks

Discover what teen celebs will be hosting this annual program
While I certainly experience more than my fair share of spa treatments by virtue of my job, I wasn't an avid spa-goer in my younger years. Then again, teen treatments weren't really offered back then. If they had, I'd certainly have been all over Cal-a-Vie 's annual Mom & Teen Week. Celebrating its sixth year with two exclusive celebrity-hosted weeks,...

Lapis, the Spa at Fontainebleau Introduces a Spa Day for Moms

Discover how one spa is nurturing moms for their special day
It never fails that Mother's Day always seems to sneak up on me. This year, however, I'm determined to plan ahead. The folks at Lapis, the Spa at Fontainebleau (Miami Beach, FL) are doing just that and making it easier than ever for spa-goers to give their moms the gift of relaxation this year. The spa is offering a $99...

Miraval Introduces Summer Chef Series

Three celeb chefs share their secrets at this popular destination spa
Involved in two cooking clubs, I think it's safe to say I enjoy spending time in the kitchen. That's why I was so excited to hear about the new Summer Chef Series at Miraval (Tucson). Offered for one weekend in June, July, and August, Chef's Night In features celebrity chefs Jody Adams (June 28-30), Brooke Williamson (July 19-21), and Alex...

Dolder Grand Introduces Meet Me at Midnight Spa Package

Discover how one spa is letting guests enjoy all its amenities after hours
I've always thought that spas with extended hours were on to something. Being a self-described type-A personality who enjoys being on the go, I like to pack my days with as many activities as there are hours. As a result, it can sometimes be difficult to find time for a spa treatment or two. However, the new Meet Me at...

Skincando Gives Back Through Operation Sand Flea

Discover a skincare line that is truly ready to do battle.
Always happy to share a great story, I often find myself just as interested in how a skincare company got its start as in the products themselves. Recently, I learned of a company called Skincando , which was created by licensed esthetician and organic beauty specialist Sara Damelio. After finding herself unemployed, Damelio began experimenting at home with a KitchenAid...

OPI and My Case Couture Partner Up to Launch Six iPhone Cases with Matching Nail Lacquer

Discover the ultimate matching accessory
Because I no longer have an iPhone (I traded mine in for a Droid), I must admit to being a bit disappointed that I have no use for the new colorful iPhone Cases from My Case Couture and OPI . Partnering with the popular nailcare company, My Case Couture has introduced six cases with free matching mini bottles of OPI...

The Spa at Stoweflake Introduces Balanced Life Retreat

Learn how one spa is teaching guests how not to let hormones get the best of them
At least once a week I think to myself that it's time for a reboot. It's been several years since my last one, and since then, I've fallen back into some old bad habits, such as unhealthy snacking and such. When I visited Chiva-Som (Hua Hin, Thailand) years ago, it was just the getaway I needed to clear my head...

Spas Show Their Appreciation

Discover some ways you can thank your clients
Last month, I celebrated my birthday and received birthday cards from several unexpected sources, including a spa I had frequented the previous year. In addition to the card, the spa also offered me a special birthday discount, a marketing move I always appreciate. Earlier this week, I was made aware of Client Appreciation Week at Blu Water Day Spa &...

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