Trends

Spas Targeting Sleep-deprived Clients

Spas Targeting Sleep-deprived Clients

Studies show that lack of sleep may lead to problems completing a task, concentrating and making decisions, and might impact aging and diabetes. Luckily, spas are looking at creative ways they can educate clients on the importance of quality sleep time.

Cosmetic Foot Surgery Trend—Ill-advised By Specialists

Cosmetic Foot Surgery Trend

Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another.

Skin Science

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.

FDA Issues Consumer Update on Side Effects of Topical Acne Products

FDA Issues Consumer Update on Side Effects of Topical Acne Products

Certain acne treatments can, in rare instances, cause severe allergic reactions that are potentially life-threatening.

Featured Articles

Making Your Spa Man-Friendly

Making Your Spa Man-Friendly

By: Lydia Sarfati
New research indicates that 47% of spa-goers are male. What is your business doing to reach this clientele?

10 Things To Know Before Opening Your Business

10 Things To Know Before Opening Your Business

By: Deedee Crossett
Even industry veterans have a lot to learn when launching a new business.

Spa & Supplier News

National Psoriasis Foundation Prioritizes Psoriatic Arthritis With New Program

National Psoriasis Foundation Prioritizes Psoriatic Arthritis With New Program

Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis—a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and can result in joint damage if left untreated—struggle to get the health care and treatments they need to manage their condition.

A Good Influence with Molly LaHood

Molly LaHood

By: Kristen Wegrzyn
This spa professional combines her existing love of business with her newfound love of hands-on treatments.

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