Health and wellness trending 2017 promises a robust year. Strong recovery of the global health and wellness market is on the way, with sales recording 6.5% value growth (fixed exchange rates) in 2011. Products offering specific health benefits, such as fortified/functional, or those renowned for their natural health properties drove value sales, with rates above […]
Luxury travel brands are delivering more immersive, personalized travel experiences targeting a broader consumer base by age, source markets, and evolving traveler psychographics. Selling luxury travel today is all about options. The surging expansion of global wealth worldwide, the emergence of new inbound and outbound markets, and new generation of highly critical, well-educated consumers are […]
BRAIDS are trending. In fact, some variation of braids are showing up all over the place. No matter the length or the preference of shape, you can’t go wrong with braids. Cute, loose and asymmetrical braids are all the rave for spring to summer. Loose knots in any configuration are also ready to hit the […]
Where does the spa fit in when it comes to illness? When I owned my spas years and years ago I marveled at how guests completed their intake forms. Many omitted items that were crucial to our care for them while at the spa. The most common item to be left out was cancer. CANCER! […]
There is a greater demand for dermatologist recommendations in general skin care in India. India has over 6000 registered dermatologists who are both catering to, as well as driving the shift in demand from transient, make-up driven attractiveness to one that is more enduring and a result of better skin health. Read full story
Cosmetic surgery is a unique discipline of medicine focused on enhancing appearance through surgical and medical techniques. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the head, neck and body. Because treated areas function properly but lack aesthetic appeal, cosmetic surgery is elective. Read full story
Consumers traveling for enjoyment or business have come to expect features within their room or suite that contribute to their overall sense of well being. Our list: Full spectrum or blue-shaded light depending on the guest’s state. Lighting for jet lag, concentration or meditation or… Read full story.
Cici Coffee speaks with SPAA Executive Director, Melinda Minton, about the beginnings of the spa industry, finding success and allowing your guests to steer your brand’s mission. Cici Coffee from Natural Body