September 5, 2013
“We wanted our spa cool and chic, and we sure got it,” say Stacy Winick, nail tech and co-owner of Belle Visage Day Spa in Milton, Mass., just outside of Boston.
Keywords: salon decor/design spas
February 27, 2013
Value shoppers, time-challenged clients, and green consumers are just some of the growing phenomena noted in the 2013 Trend Report released by The Spa Association (SPAA).
Keywords: spas trends
November 20, 2012
There are different kinds of spas and there is no absolute definition; generally speaking it is a salon-type environment where patrons partake in services and therapies such as facials, massage, water treatments, and nail care; it is distinguished from a full-service salon by its private treatment rooms, and comprehensive services.
November 20, 2012
Any facility that presents a merger of medical practice and spa therapeutics; also known as a medical spa or med-spa.
November 19, 2012
The original type of spa, which involved overnight or extended stay, comprehensive therapies, including water therapy, weight or nutrition counseling, wellness programs, exercise and recuperation; popular in Europe and now becoming more popular in the U.S.
November 19, 2012
A calming and nurturing environment offering massage, body treatments, skin care services, and more; with private treatment rooms, showering, and changing facilities.
Keywords: day spa spas
November 17, 2010
Not only is Megan DiMartino the creator of the Novita Clinicals line of skin care and spa manicure/pedicure products, she’s the proud owner of Georgetown, Texas-based Novita Spa on the Square, a thriving day spa.
Keywords: business marketing/promotions spas
September 1, 2010
Prompted by the advice of a beauty business consultant, nail tech and wellness expert Maisie Dunbar moved from her old salon to the new branded Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge.
Keywords: boutique nail salon salon profiles spas
October 1, 2009
The Brookhaven location of Atlanta’s Natural Body Spa & Shop chain has just been awarded Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.
Keywords: energy efficient products LEED-certified recycled materials salon profiles spas
December 22, 2008
Spa Complete One-Step Disinfectant brings hospital-grade cleaning and disinfection to your salon, eliminating the need for other costly and time-consuming products.
Keywords: client health disinfection opi products salon sanitation spas
August 1, 2008
Sleep is the latest amenity at Aqua Hotel in Cancun, Mexico.
Keywords: alternative services aromatherapy new age services spas
March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
Keywords: add-on services customer service day spa deluxe manicures deluxe pedicures
May 1, 2007
If so, you’re most likely already familiar with the latest spa marketing buzzwords identified by Spa Finder in its 2007 trends forecast. For those of you who are not yet fluent in the lingo, this glossary provides a translation.
February 1, 2007
Spa goers want to see cosmetic and health benefits from their beauty treatments.
Keywords: health medical pedicures oral health skin care spas
July 1, 2006
Of the women who’ve indulged, 88% think spas are too expensive and 69% perceive them as primarily for the wealthy.
Keywords: communicating with customers industry research spas