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Apr
14
2009

Alternative Therapies Awareness Encouraged by Government

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Documenting a major opportunity for the development of alternative therapies, a new study shows many practicing clinicians aren't aware of the federal government's support of these types of treatments.

Apr
09
2009

Some Job Seekers See Plastic Surgery as Necessity

The downturn in the economy is leading more job-seekers to turn to plastic surgery to help them look more youthful, and this is a market spas can potentially tap into, as well.

Apr
08
2009

Skin Cancer Now Most Common Cancer for British Young Women

Showing the increasing importance of offering people, and particularly young women, protection against the harmful effects of the sun on skin, melanoma is has become the most common cancer for young British women.

Apr
04
2009

Spa Products Show Strongest Growth in 2008

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In a year of decline, spa products showed the strongest dollar growth.

Mar
25
2009

Enrollment, Graduation Decreases in Massage Schools

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A decrease in enrollment and graduations from massage schools could mean a tightening of competition within the spa and bodywork industries.

Mar
20
2009

Boomer Priorities Shift Due to Economy

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NMI reports that baby boomers are placing less importance on material things and luxury items than in 2006.

Mar
02
2009

Toners and Trends With Melinda Taschetta-Millane This Thursday!

Taschetta-Millane shares her expertise live on Skin Health Today with Celeste Hilling this Thursday, February 5.

Feb
26
2009

The Economic Influence

By: Cathy Christensen

A variety of business-focused trends are helping spas address the recession.

Feb
20
2009

Anti-Aging Products Top Skin Care Sellers in 2008

Anti-aging is often the name of the game when it comes to the spa, and anti-aging treatments and retail hinge on quality products. According to this new study by Mintel, anti-aging skin care products are beginning to become the most purchased skin care items.

Feb
19
2009

Survey Shows How Beauty Retail Sales Affected in Different Countries

With retail being more important than ever in spas, this survey from Synovate shows how different countries' consumers are responding to the economic crunch when it comes to buying beauty products, providing helpful information on how to prop up retail sales.