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Skinspirations Cosmetic Medical Facility to Host Pre-Academy Awards Party

Get clients red-carpet ready with an Oscars bash.
Although I've yet to be invited to any Academy Awards parties, folks in Clearwater, FL, have the option of attending Skinspirations pre-Academy Awards party on Feb. 21. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their best A-list outfits for the event, where they'll enjoy live demonstrations of non-surgical cosmetic procedures, an appearance by a local radio personality, and refreshments from Delicious...

Skincare Myths Exposed

Find out what matters when it comes to good skincare.
Despite having access to a bevy of hydrating products, I'm not immune to the drying effects of winter. My skin, like many others this season, suffers the consequences. Although I know there are simple steps I could take to remedy the situation, such as banning hot showers and drinking more water, I still often need to be reminded of what...

Spa Week Introduces Heart Over Heels Giveaway

Want to win a pair of Louboutin pumps?
As much as I love to kick off my heels and don a pair of spa slippers, I must admit Spa Week's recent Heart Over Heels Giveaway certainly caught my attention. In order to raise funds for heart health during American Heart Month, Spa Week is giving one reader the chance to win a pair of iconic red-soled Christian Louboutin...

Guerlain Spa at The Roosevelt New Orleans Introduces a Super Bowl-Inspired Treatment Menu

Check out how one spa is celebrating Super Bowl Sunday
Although I'm not really a big fan of football, I do enjoy a good Super Bowl party. However, I would forego the unhealthy snacks and entertaining commercials for the chance to indulge in some Super Bowl-inspired spa treatments. This year, the Guerlain Spa at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel is offering a host of football-themed treatments. Fortunately,...

Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa Introduces Ladies Night Out Package

Discover how one spa is calling all the single ladies this Valentine's Day
This time of year can make even the most independent among us feel inadequate if we don't have plans to spend Valentine's Day with a significant other. Having spent my fair share of Valentine's Days alone over the years, I can certainly appreciate the new Ladies Night Out package ($150 per person) from The Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa...

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles Introduces A Valentine's Day-Inspired Treatment With Pheromones

Love is in the air thanks to a new and intoxicating treatment.
I'm a big believer in chemistry, which is why I'm so intrigued by the new Spellbound Surrender treatment at the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles . Launched Just in time for Valentine's Day, this unique treatment features pheromones, chemicals that can help enhance your sex appeal. The 90-minutes Spellbound treatment involves a head-to-toe exfoliation with an intoxicating salt...

Alchemy Arts Center Introduces Couples' Yoga and Dinner Package for Valentine's Day

Discover how one spa is embracing health and wellness for the sake of love
As Valentiene's Day draws nears, many of your clients may be considering a gift card or spa treatment for their loved one. The folks at Alchemy Arts Center - Spa, Wellness, Cafe (Santa Barbara, CA) want to give their clients another option, which is why they've introduced an evening of couples' yoga and gourmet dining ($150 per couple for yoga...

Hotel, Spa & Tourism Industry Addresses Global Water Crisis

Get the scoop on an industry-wide campaign for clean drinking water.
Last year, when I attended the Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Aspen, I was inspired by a cool initiative, called Hotel Water, designed to help reduced the use of plastic bottles in hotels and spas. The Green Spa Network recently re-posted this on Facebook, which reminded me about the program. As such, I wanted to re-posted this blog from...

The Family Sleep Institute Reveals Five Myths About Sleep

Find out why you and your clients may not be getting the healthy sleep you need
It should come as no surprise to learn that sleep is essential to living a healthy and balanced life. That's just one reason spas today offer numerous treatments that encourage sleep and even offer classes on the topic as well as individual and group sessions with sleep therapists. However, there are still some misconceptions out there on the subject of...

Spas Make Sweet Music With Grammy-Inspired Treatments

Discover how some spas are capitalizing on awards season this year
With award season in full swing, many spas are offering Red-Carpet Facials and the like. I was especially interested to hear about the Grammy-inspired treatment at The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa (Palm Desert, CA). It's offering the Golden Body Scrub ($65, 30 minutes; $119, 60 minutes), which is set to an individual's choice of musical genre. Although...

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