wellness

The Next Generation - Service Stations?

Is there a future for the walk-up spa?
I have been a little under the weather lately, with a sinus infection. I don’t get sick very often, luckily. But as a result, I don’t really get “how it works.” Seeing a doctor, I mean. I realized after a week of coughing that I needed professional help, and set out in my car trying to find one of those...

Nutricosmetic recognized by top beauty editors as "Product of the Week"

Formulators are beginning to add nutrition to their beauty programs. Krill oil, anyone?
Yesterday, I read the Club Spa Blog by SpaFinder and was happy to see that the “Product of the Week” (tested and chosen by SpaFinder’s top beauty editors,) was a Nutricosmetic! Although the Editor had some minor comments (such as the fish oil smell from the soft gel,) she confirmed that after a month her skin was glowing and that...

An Evening of Wellness & Beauty come together in NYC!

Paula Simpson co-hosts beauty & wellness event at Caudalie in NYC
Last week I had the pleasure to co-host an event with the prestigious Caudalie Spa at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. This event was focused on bringing beauty & wellness together through the integration of topical antioxidant rich skin treatments and nourishing “from within” with balanced nutrition and nutritional beauty supplementation (via nutricosmetics.) Our presentation focused on how combining external...

Understanding "Beauty from Within" Nutricosmetics 101

Antioxidant Cocktails, functional foods and sophisticated supplements define a growing category within the Wellness & Spa Industry, known as Nutricosmetics. But what are they, really?
Antioxidant Cocktails, functional foods and sophisticated supplements define a growing category within the Wellness & Spa Industry, known as Nutricosmetics. Nutritcosmetics Defined Nutritional Cosmetics (or more widely known as Nutricosmetics,) are nutraceutical (active components purported to offer a therapeutic action commonly found in food or botanicals) products formulated to support and enhance ones natural beauty (skin health, hair, nails, slimming...

Fad Dieting & Skin Health, is there a Connection?

Are you suggesting the right combinations of food and nutrients for your clients?
We have all experienced it! Fad diets focusing on imbalanced nutrition and claiming rapid weight loss (and there are millions out there!) To date, there are a few staple diets that have been around for some time and most of us seem to gravitate to one over the other (depending on our body type and lifestyle). High Protein Diets for...

Spa market matures in response to economic challenges

Read about how savvy consumers provide expanded opportunities for spas.
This past week, a flurry of reports have grabbed my attention regarding the recent economic challenges, and the amazing rebound the spa market is making to remain sustainable. Diagnol, a market report firm, stated that after years of phenomenal spa growth, skincare brands have had unlimited opportunity to flourish and profit within this sector. This is until the recent economic...

Defining Wellness Tourism

I've been thumbing through a great book that I'd like to share, Health and Wellness Tourism, by husband and wife authors, consultants and professors Melanie Smith and Laszlo Puczko.
I've been thumbing through a great book that I'd like to share, Health and Wellness Tourism , by husband and wife authors, consultants and professors Melanie Smith and Laszlo Puczko. The couple take a broad and innovative look at the emerging trend of tourists who choose vacation destinations for a different kind of R&R; they want to take an active...

Wellness Tourism Trend to Grow in Strength According to Experts

Wellness Tourism is receiving more recognition as a growing trend across the globe. The Global Spa Summit and SRI International are currently conducting a survey on wellness trends throughout the spa industry.
Wellness Tourism is receiving more recognition as a growing trend across the globe. The Global Spa Summit and SRI International are currently conducting a survey on wellness trends throughout the spa industry. Professors at The Research Institute for Leisure and Tourism in Bern Switzerland identified Wellness Tourism as an emerging trend in a 2001 White Paper, Wellness Tourism: A market...

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