Ganbanyoku
Jul18

Ganbanyoku

Adapted from Japan, where Ganbanyoku is immensely popular in day spas, these soothing relaxation beds are made of a dense black stone mined near Kyushu, Japan that retains heat and radiates it upwards. You lie on the smooth stone, polished to a satiny finish, with your head on a bamboo pillow-shaped prop, and let the heat soak deep into your bones. Read full story

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Personalized Spa Travel
Jul10

Personalized Spa Travel

Personalizing the spa visit has been on the list of “must do’s” for over a decade and yet, very few spas have the formula down.  It takes brilliant orchestration between the guest booking team, operational staff and department managers within the spa.  Personalized services require that core treatment team members like massage therapists, estheticians and bodyworkers have a plethora of skills at their fingertips as well as the...

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10 Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care
Jun27

10 Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care

Women are exposed to an average of 168 ingredients per day in their personal care products, while men encounter about 85, says the Environmental Working Group, a leading American environmental health research and advocacy organization. You might expect all those ingredients to be safe. But are they?  Read full story

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Drinkable Sunscreen?
Jun18

Drinkable Sunscreen?

  Not so fast!  A topical, barrier sunscreen is still the best thing protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging effects. Some sun protection can come from the inside out. There’s evidence that key nutrients found in certain foods, like phytochemicals in grapes, berries, and walnuts, and sulforaphane in broccoli, can offer some degree of protection. But these are supplemental. Your best bet is to follow Day’s advice: “You...

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Minton Interview with Dr. Howard Murad
Jun10

Minton Interview with Dr. Howard Murad

Board Certified Dermatologist, pharmacist, aesthetics visionary and holder of numerous international patents, learn about the artistry of the life of Dr. Murad and his many coined insights into health and happiness. Please click here for...

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