Health - Topic : alternative services

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In with the Om: Eastern Influences on Western Salon Services

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

 Westerners are cultivating an appreciation for the ancient Eastern philosophies and practices. Here are some Eastern twists on a few salon services.

Keywords: adding new services   alternative services   natural nail care  

Luxurious Marine Replenishing Hand Treatment

July 1, 2010  | Demo

La~Te~Da Salon & Spa in Fort Myers, Fla. combines elements of land, air and sea in this sensory rich hand treatment.

Keywords: add-on services   alternative services   deluxe manicures   new age services   Signature Services  

It's Not About Pretty, It's About Healthy

June 1, 2010  | Article

For $66 and one hour and 45 minutes of your time, the staff at Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass., will inspect your feet for calluses, ingrown nails, cracks, and other symptoms of hard use, give you a fabulous pedicure, and teach you proper care of the feet at home.

Keywords: alternative services   pedicures  

Day Spa Soothes Weary Feet in the Community Room

June 1, 2010  | Article

When Briana Borten opened a second Dragontree Holistic Day Spa in the Portland International Airport, she made very few changes to accommodate the unique location. “Overall, though, we are trying to recreate the traditional day spa environment as much as possible, offering the same treatments and attention.”

Keywords: alternative services   holistic   pedicures  

Florida Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

February 23, 2009  | News

Florida has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the callused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: alternative services   California state regulations   legislation  

Milady - Cengage Learning Center Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils for Esthetics

August 1, 2008  | Product

For beauty professionals, therapists, and enthusiasts who want to learn more about the complexities of essential oil aromatherapy and how to use its healing potential, Milady’s newest publication offers good insight.

Keywords: alternative services   aromatherapy   books   educational materials   essential oils  

Chopra Yoga and Meditation Move to the Spa

August 1, 2008  | Article

Bonnie Waters, founder of the 24-year-old Changes Salon & Day Spa in Walnut Creek, Calif., describes the ambiance as “two worlds under one roof” since her spa and salon fuses beauty and body therapies with what she terms “mind fitness.” In a rare offering for day spas and salons, Changes offers meditation and spiritual yoga instruction inspired by the practices of Dr. Deepak Chopra.

Keywords: alternative services   yoga  

This Spa Treatment Is a Snooze

August 1, 2008  | Article

Sleep is the latest amenity at Aqua Hotel in Cancun, Mexico.

Keywords: alternative services   aromatherapy   new age services   spas  

The Essence of Essential Oils

November 1, 2007  | Article

Have you been interested in adding aromatherapy to your nail service menu, but were unsure about where to start? We provide you with some handy tips on working with essential oils, plus a closer look at some of the most popular ones.

Keywords: adding new services   alternative services   aromatherapy   Backscratchers   essential oils  

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