The Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center, located inside Broward Health® Medical Center, has partnered with LuLu™ Cosmetics to offer onsite, professional skin care and makeup services by licensed skin care professionals.

Oncology Aesthetics Benefits

Written by Morag Currin, president of Oncology Training International Inc. and creator of Oncology Esthetics Foundation Training
Due to an increase of cancer statistics in the world today and with many more survivors seeking out spas for relaxation and help with their appearance, most survivors concentrate on having a good quality of life. Advanced education in oncology aesthetics is very necessary for skin care professionals when working with clients with health challenges.
On September 5, 2000, Tranquility Spa opened in a small, stone house in Saint Charles, Ill. Tranquility was the dream of licensed aesthetician, Beverly Miller. A pioneer in the skin and beauty industry since 1976, Miller had a vision of a skin care center that focused on results-oriented skin care treatments, outstanding customer service, and education about clients’ skin care options. In 2003, Miller and…
Healing Waters is a leading plastic surgery clinic, wellness center, and full-service spa offering the latest innovations in plastic surgery procedures, medical aesthetic services, clinical skin care, and relaxation therapy. The first Healing Waters, opened in Wichita, Kan. in 2002 by Amanda Gorecki, an advanced registered nurse, began from a deep desire to help people.
La Réserve Genève Hotel and Spa is Geneva’s first contemporary five-star hotel.
When you create your spa menu, you should be clear about representing your level of knowledge, your training, and who and what you are. Choose a business model that differentiates you from others. Your menu should be a testament to your skin care philosophy and your personal strengths as a professional. Once you figure this out, you need to take into consideration the marketplace in…

Spa Radiance

Written by Carly LoJacono with Glodow Nead Communications
Spa Radiance, located in San Francisco’s affluent Cow Hollow District, recently received a major makeover by local interior designer Jay Jeffers.
Facials are changing from the old-fashioned European to more clinical facial treatments. At one time, a client would seek out an aesthetician for skin maintenance; whereas, today a client seeks out an aesthetician to treat skin, which requires more instant results. The world of skin therapy has evolved into treatments targeting certain skin conditions in less time. Clients formerly received multiple treatments from an aesthetician…
Set on more than 400 pristine wooded acres with a 15-acre private lake, The Lodge at Woodloch is an award-winning destination spa resort located Northeast Pennsylvania.The all-inclusive property features 57 luxurious guestrooms, a 40,000-square-foot spa, exceptional dining, a farm-to-table garden, outdoor adventures, complete fitness and wellness programs, and educational forums. The Lodge at Woodloch embraces a philosophy of personal awakening. As so many individuals get…
Spa Mirbeau at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills boasts 14 treatment rooms and a full range of services that utilize products by luxury brand BABOR. The spa menu includes massages, body wraps and body scrubs, facials, manicures, pedicures, couples treatments, and blowouts. The spa houses a central resting area that is surrounded by hand painted murals, frescoes, and stone columns, and includes a…
Spanning 50,000 square feet, The Spa at Terranea includes an award-winning spa, salon, wellness and fitness center, all with an oceanfront locale in Southern California, blending a tranquil Mediterranean ambiance with state-of-the-art design. Holistic body treatments reflect the beauty and energy of the spa’s oceanfront setting.
Tucked into a breathtaking Adirondack woodland setting, Lake Placid’s first-ever resort spa experience takes the region’s wellness offerings to a new level. The Spa at Whiteface Lodge brings the natural beauty and bounty of its surroundings into its rustic timber design, which evokes the historic Adirondack Great Camps of the late 19th century, and in signature treatments that range from an Apple Cider Masque and…
The Guerlain Spa in the Towers of the Waldorf Astoria New York is the destination for skin care and massage treatments in New York City, providing an unrivaled luxurious and personalized spa experience in the heart of midtown. The spa presents a French-inspired oasis, complete with a rose-adorned lounge area and sweeping views of Park Avenue. A rarity in the spa industry, each treatment suite…
The word “arany” is derived from Hungarian, meaning “gold.” Dealing with gold has always been marked by strong emotions. Until today its beauty, rarity, and immortality bear an irresistible attraction to people.
No one would ever say the most glamorous part about working in a spa is sanitation, but lack of it is the number one reason a client will leave the establishment. Properly sterilizing implements and having a clean work area is one of the critical components that separate licensed and unlicensed businesses, as well as successful from failing businesses.
Sanitation and infection control are some of the first things we learn in beauty school, and for good reason! It is crucial to have an understanding of the different kinds of infections you may come across, in order to protect yourself and the client. Clients rely on our knowledge and professionalism and trust us with their health, so we must abide by the law by…
Spa Alexis at Biggest Loser Resort Niagara is 2,100 square feet with six treatment rooms. Three of the rooms are used solely for bodywork, including massage, facials, acupuncture, chiropractic, emotional release, and so on. Then we have a manicure/pedicure room and a hair room. Our relaxation room transforms into a detoxification room at night. We use the background of this peaceful room to help restore…
“Grace” and “etiquette” may sound like old-fashioned words, but we need them today more than ever. Etiquette in the modern sense is not about selecting the proper fork for the salad at a formal banquet. It is about graciousness, including finding grace in difficult moments. Every service industry, especially spa and salon businesses, flourishes when we use our energies in a gracious way.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) divides skin care products into two distinct categories: pharmaceutical and cosmetic. The aesthetics world divides skin care further yet, into a few more – consumer and professional are just two of them.First, let us look at how the FDA breaks this down. People often use the term “skin care” to refer to a wide variety of items that…
  Inspired by the mystical healing power of this nearly transparent stone, representing inner growth and strength and which has been used by healers for generations, the 13,000-square-foot Moonstone Spa features six treatment rooms (plus a Moonstone Suite), locker rooms with showers, steam rooms and whirlpools. Relaxation rooms offer guests a relaxing environment with hot tea, fruit infused water and other nutritious indulgences prior to…
The Spa at Whitefish Lake is located on the shores of Whitefish Lake in beautiful Whitefish, Mont. Nestled on the ground level of the Lodge at Whitefish Lake, the spa offers clients a luxuriously simple Montana experience with friendly hospitality and world-class professionalism. Upon arrival at the spa, guests are taken to a lakefront relaxation lounge where homemade granola and tea await. Treatment rooms are…
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