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Market Trends – Nutricosmetics in Spas

I have observed a growing audience of spa decision makers seeking to incorporate nutritional wellness into their spa menus. However, the most frequent question is, how and what do I choose for my spa?
This past weekend I presented on the beauty and wellness connection at IECSC in Fort Lauderdale. From New York, Las Vegas and now South Florida, I have observed a growing audience of spa decision makers seeking to incorporate nutritional wellness into their spa menus. However, the most frequent question is, how and what do I choose for my spa? Bringing...

CND Announces Fall/Winter Nail Trends

CND polish was a staple in the Fall Fashion Week runways and here are some of the hottest trends the company's color experts noticed for Fall/Winter 2011.
While I love summer's bright, fun nail colors, I'm always happy when fall comes around and it's time to introduce deep, dark colors back into my nail routine. Now, thanks to Jan Arnold, CND's co-founder and style director, I'll be able to do so in style. CND polish was a staple in the Fall Fashion Week runways (the company worked...

New Consumer Research Released at Global Spa Summit

Coyle Hospitality updates their study “Priorities of Today’s Spa Consumers” for the Global Spa Summit in Bali last month. Check out what a difference a year makes!
Coyle Hospitality updated their 2010 study Priorities of Today’s Spa Consumers for the 2011 Global Spa Summit . Coyle sought to answer critical questions such as : What makes a consumer choose a spa for the first time? What spa ‘deals’ are worth promoting? What marketing efforts are effective? How is social networking affecting business? What is the best way...

Nutritional Cleansing & Hammam - The Ultimate Detox Experience!

Turkish bath houses, or Hammam, have become a leading spa treatment across North American premium spas this past year.
We have seen a surge of the ancient Turkish bath houses, or Hammam, become a leading spa treatment across North American premium spas this past year. Hammam rituals are derived from Turkish bath houses and use a combination of heat, aromatherapy, steam and mud to cleanse the skin, open up the pores and promote the body’s detoxification process. Hammam treatments...

Are Nutraceuticals the Next Generation for Weight Loss Support?

Amidst the controversy with pharmaceutical weight loss drugs, are nutraceuticals the next generation for healthy long term weight management?
Amidst the controversy with pharmaceutical weight loss drugs, are nutraceuticals the next generation for healthy long term weight management? The most recent push to ban from market are the weight loss drugs, Xenical and Ali. A consumer advocacy group is urging the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately remove these drugs due to serious health concerns. Both of these...

It's Spring Time! A Good Time for Detox?

With spring here (and summer around the corner,) this is the time of year I hear people discussing their “detox” experience. Some experiences maybe better than others, but when following a qualified detoxification program; the results can invigorate the m
With spring here (and summer around the corner,) this is the time of year I hear people discussing their “detox” experience. Some experiences maybe better than others, but when following a qualified detoxification program; the results can invigorate the mind and body! But what is a good or bad Detox? Below, I provide what to look for and what to...

Benefits of Spa Treatments Gaining Credibility

Almost three-quarters of consumers say they would be more likely to visit a spa if they learned that research studies demonstrated the benefits of spa treatments. Are you promoting the benefits of spa treatments in your business?
There is a growing body of medical evidence about the proven benefits of wellness approaches like massage, hydrotherapy and meditation. The mainstream media is also touting the benefits of holistic treatments that improve quality of life. Oprah Magazine recently featured an article on the Health Benefits of Massage , and SpaFinder’s ClubSpa blog recently featured the benefits of hydrotherapy ...

Trendwatching.com Releases Top Consumer Trends for 2011

Trendwatching.com has released their top consumer trends for 2011. How will you tweak your business to capitalize on these opportunities?
Trendwatching.com, one of the world’s leading consumer trends firm, has released their top 11 Consumer Trends for 2011. Here are some highlights: 1. Random Acts of Kindness According to Trendwatching.com, there’s no better way for a brand to put its money where its mouth (or heart) is than engaging in Random Acts of Kindness (R.A.K.). “Consumers' cravings for realness, for...

Beauty Nutrition Update – Study shows that fruit & veggie consumption brings out glowing skin!

Can eating fruits and vegetables really slow down the aging process? Paula teaches us about the family of antioxidants called carotenoids, where you can find them, and what they can do for your skin!
If you haven’t heard yet, the connection between what you consume and how you look is getting stronger (thanks to a growing number of nutrition clinical studies.) One of the most recent studies published in the Journal of Evolution and Human Behaviour, Researchers from the University of Nottingham found that people who consumed more portions of deep colored fruits and...

Quick Tips for the Number One New Year Resolution – Weight Loss!

It’s that time of year! A time where most of us consider taking on a goal or challenge we have been procrastinating about for some time. As a Nutrition and Weight Loss Consultant, I am often flooded with questions about dieting in January...
It’s that time of year! A time where most of us consider taking on a goal or challenge we have been procrastinating about for some time. As a Nutrition and Weight Loss Consultant, I am often flooded with questions about dieting in January. This is the month where we are most motivated to make changes, but after a few weeks,...

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