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...

Jane Iredale Goes Vogue

Cosmetics guru stars in stunning photo spread.
I just returned from ISPA, where I spent some time with Jane Iredale learning about her company’s new offerings and updates. While I’m always so impressed by her products (my makeup bag is full of them), I was equally inspired by her fabulous photo spread in the September issue of Vogue and just had to share. Check out this stunning...

Adventuress Launches New Skincare Line for Thrill Seekers

Discover a Skincare Line That's Geared For Outdoor Enthusiasts
Because I'm always up for adventure, I was excited to learn of a new line targeting adventure enthusiasts. The new Adventuress Skin Care Collection is geared for those who enjoy catching waves, skiing slopes, running trails, and other outdoor pursuits. The Intro Offer Collection ($85) by Adventuress is an on-the-go regimen that comes in a lightweight travel-friendly case, complete with...

An Editor Goes Under a Laser for Skin Rejuvenation

Learn What Laser Genesis Can Do
Like most people, I have issues with my skin. If it's not one thing, it's another. Needless to say, such thinking explains why I'm always on the hunt for new treatments to either prevent breakouts, improve skin elasticity, or just leave my skin looking better in some way, shape, or form. Recently, I had the opportunity to experience Laser Genesis...

B. Bronz Clearly Bronz Makes Sunless Tanning Clean & Easy

New, residue-free service appeals to clients.
I love to be tan, but I also am well aware of the dangers of the sun, so instead of sporting a golden glow, I tend to look pretty pale most of the time. And while I know that sunless tanning is an ideal alternative, I dislike having the solution come off on my clothes and sheets, so I often...

How to Wax Like a Pro

Boom Boom Brow Bar owner provides handy tips.
While you may have a brow expert on staff at your spa, it never hurts to get some advice from a pro. As such, I wanted to pass along this handy chart from Malynda Vigliotti, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar in New York City, who shapes more than 500 brows a month. She says she regularly fields questions from...

Repechage Dives Into Haircare

The skincare company known for its seaweed debuts a spa hair collection.
While I love the summer, it doesn’t do much for my hair. Because I tend to head outside when the weather heats up, the past couple months of sun, salt, chlorine, and heat have reduced my hair to a bit of a straw-like mess that I tend to just leave in a bun every day. So when I was invited...

Relieve Summer Woes with Aromatherapy

Aromandina provides tips for tackling summertime troubles.
Summer is, without a doubt, my favorite season. You won’t even hear me complaining (at least too much) about the blistering heat wave we’re suffering through on the East coast. Nonetheless, there are a few things I could live without—bugs, sticky sunscreen, sweat, the unpleasant smell of Manhattan in the summer, just to name a few. Thankfully, Aromandina ’s Cristina...

Hot New Wax Products

Check out these new waxing products.
In honor of our July issue, which has a focus on male waxing, we've compiled a list of some great new wax products. */ Amber Products Waxing System: 

 This new waxing system offers a safe and sanitary way to remove unwanted hair. It features an applicator head that is disposed after each client use and natural resin-based soft waxes...