Cabin Fever Cure

Follow along to bring a luxurious spa ritual home
Not far from New York City, parts of New York State were hit with feet of snow that brought everything to a halt last week. There’s no excuse to risk traveling in extreme weather, but staying homebound means cabin fever will hit sooner or later. Terese Linke, Amala ’s global spa training and education director has a five-step solution to...

DIY Overnight Facial

Find an overnight cure for dry, damaged skin
It’s never too early to start preparing the skin for cooler weather, and after clients (and maybe you too) have been spending the summer worshipping the sun, dry and damaged skin must be treated in between professional facials for best results. Terese Linke, global spa training and education director for Amala, shares a simple, five-step DIY facial to bring the...

Amala Skincare Gives Spa-Goers a Pure Alternative to Beauty

A German skincare line offers real resuls.
While I was in Switzerland a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting with Ute Leube, the founder of Amala , a luxury skincare brand carried by upscale spas such as The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York, The Spa at Four Seasons Chicago, and The Spa at Pebble Beach. I had just had a massage at the...