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Table of Contents:

April 2008

Spa Business Articles

Reflections: Community Involvement

By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Retail: Show Me the Money

By Carol and Rob Trow

Regaining Your Dream

By Rhana Pytell

Spa Snapshot: The Spa at Ginn Reunion Resort

By Abby Penning

Spa, MD: Client Safety First

By Elizabeth Roche, MD, with sidebar by Louis Silberman

International Trends: Loving Lemongrass

By Sarah Kajonborrirak

Face to Face With L. Saphonia Gee, In Your Own Skin Skin Therapy Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia

By Abby Penning

Skin Science Articles

Ingredient Review: The Safety of Paraben Substitutes

By Rebecca James Gadberry

Viewpoint: Anti-inflammation and Visible Skin Aging

By Carl Thornfeldt, MD

Sunscreen Smarts

By Laura J. Goodman

Physiology of the Skin: The Impact of Glycation on the Skin, Part 2

By Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Treatments Articles

The Convenience of Technology Tools

By David Suzuki

The Oat Approach

By Cathy Christensen

Spa Spiritual Renewal: A Holistic Facial

By: By Jea'nah Jens

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