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…

Your Spa Going Green

Written by Amra Lear
It’s not easy being green; having to spend each day the color of the leaves... When I think it might be nicer being red or yellow or gold or something much more colorful like that. It’s not easy being green. Seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things. And people tend to pass you over because you’re not standing out like flashy sparkles…
Skin Care Institute of Tulsa is proud to be Oklahoma’s first medical spa. Established in 1999, Skin Care Institute balances a blend of science and aesthetics to provide the finest in treatments and products in a relaxing, modern spa setting. Dermatologist and Medical Director Dr. Jeff Alexander is constantly seeking the newest, safest and most effective methods available for skin rejuvenation, anti-aging, non-invasive body contouring,…
AVIE! Medspa and Laser Center in Leesburg, Va. was created by Kim Marinetto, R.N. and master aesthetician. The name AVIE! was selected for its meaning, to life, which reflects Marinetto’s philosophy of improving the quality of life for her clients by offering services that enhance one’s appearance as well as his/her self-confidence. At AVIE!, the objective is to work with clients to strike a balance…
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