Category: Spa Articles

Skincare drives growth online according to The NPD Group

| November 30, 2020
Skincare drives growth online according to The NPD Group

Beauty at your Fingertips Online sales of beauty products provided a welcome boost to the UK prestige beauty market according to The NPD Group. The prestige beauty market (including skincare, body care, make-up, fragrance and men’s grooming) reported sales of over £491 million from January 2020 to the end of October 2020, an increase of […]

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Vencasa – How to Sleep Yourself Slim

| November 19, 2020
Vencasa – How to Sleep Yourself Slim

Dreaming of getting a good, quality, and healthy night’s sleep? Or as is the case for many South Africans, does this dream feel like an unattainable luxury? Whilst we may not be able to whisk away your stress, Vencasa, The World Leaders in Sleep, can help give you the support you need for restorative sleep. […]

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Optimism for the future of the wellness industry prevails at GWS

| November 15, 2020
Optimism for the future of the wellness industry prevails at GWS

The idea that the global wellness and spa industry is going to come out of the coronavirus pandemic stronger than ever before was a key take-home message from this year’s Global Wellness Summit (GWS). Article supplied by Spa Business: https://www.spabusiness.com Speaking at the summit on 9-11 November – both at the physical venue in The […]

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Breast Health Awareness Month – An Interview with Nicole Sherwin – Founder, Eco Diva Natural

| October 18, 2020
Breast Health Awareness Month – An Interview with Nicole Sherwin – Founder, Eco Diva Natural

6 Tips for Breast Health Awareness An Interview with Nicole Sherwin. Founder, Eco Diva Natural   What does health mean to you? It may mean different things to different people. For me, and at my beloved Eco Diva Natural, health means happiness. Health means feeling vibrant and self-empowered. Free of aches and pains. Free of […]

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The Gap between Green Say and Green Do.

| October 12, 2020
The Gap between Green Say and Green Do.

Thinking is easier than doing! By Charne le Roux – GreenSpa.Africa  Unfortunately this reluctance to act that, as humans, we so often exhibit, has spilled over into the sustainable choices that we exercise. Most of us express a preference for green products but not enough of our intention translates to action yet. Harvard Business Review […]

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Five things that will Influence the Local Beauty Industry

| October 11, 2020
Five things that will Influence the Local Beauty Industry

Those of us who are old enough to remember will recall the eyebrows that were raised when supermodels Iman and Alek Wek made their debut onto the fashion runway in the mid 80’s to 90’s. Shockingly, the eyebrows in question were raised from every colour of the spectrum.  Question is:  why were these ladies met […]

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Why Is Reality Stranger Than We Think

| August 18, 2020
Why Is Reality Stranger Than We Think

By Deepak Chopra,TM MD and Menas C. Kafatos, PhD As we go about everyday life, we are embedded in a mystery no one has ever solved. The mystery was voiced by one of the most brilliant quantum pioneers, Werner Heisenberg: “Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can […]

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Gratitude – The Key to Manifesting Life’s Fullness

| August 11, 2020
Gratitude – The Key to Manifesting Life’s Fullness

By Renchia Droganis – Founder, Africology “I believe that by being good to ourselves and others, and by consciously thinking positive thoughts, you’ll achieve the first step towards naturally radiating beauty” – Renchia Droganis   As we celebrate Women’s Month and with the sun in the playful sign of Leo, August is the perfect time […]

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Accelerating Wellness Trends: “Digital Everything,” Even Less Meat, Functional and Immunity-Focused Foods

| August 5, 2020 | Reply
Accelerating Wellness Trends: “Digital Everything,” Even Less Meat, Functional and Immunity-Focused Foods

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”—although an overused quote during the pandemic, COVID-19 has proven Lenin right. It’s been and will continue to be a formidable accelerator and catalyst of existing trends. Here are several trends in the wellness space being fed by systemic connectivity. One overarching trend […]

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“J-Wellness”: COVID-19 puts Japan’s unique culture of wellness in the spotlight

| May 28, 2020 | Reply
“J-Wellness”: COVID-19 puts Japan’s unique culture of wellness in the spotlight

Brilliantly marrying revered traditions with innovative technologies, Japan asserts a comprehensive culture of wellness—and encourages the world to follow suit. By Peter Eadon-Clarke The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) trends forecasting team predicts new directions in health and wellness—a mission it readily undertook over 15 years ago. No other forecast is based on the perspectives of […]

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7 Easy Fixes to Stay Motivated

| May 27, 2020 | Reply
7 Easy Fixes to Stay Motivated

7 EASY FIXES TO STAY MOTIVATED By Lori Milner – Beyond the Dress How do you show up to yourself on the days where you feel like your motivation is just not where it should be? You know you ‘should’ feel grateful and you know you ‘should’ reach out to someone, but quite honestly you […]

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Communicable Ease

| April 29, 2020 | Reply
Communicable Ease

By Louis Gerke -The Ripple Effect My most important goal after being the best version of myself is to ensure that I communicate well. The manner in which I link with everyone, the rest of humanity, lies in how and what I communicate. I choose this. When I am centred, I have noticed that I […]

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Point Taken – Improving Guest Service Scores

| April 24, 2020 | Reply
Point Taken – Improving Guest Service Scores

This article is written for the hospitaly industry, but as applicable to Spas, as we are both in the service industry. In truth, it is applicable to any company in the service industy. By Bill Groves Hotel General Manager, Atrium Hospitality As we ponder improving hotel guest service scores, let’s consider a few questions…  Am […]

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9 Reasons to Stop Seeking Approval From Others

| April 21, 2020 | Reply
9 Reasons to Stop Seeking Approval From Others

Seeking Approval from Others is Time-Consuming Think of how many other things you could be doing besides arguing with people about your plans and trying to get them to see through your eyes? To be honest, some people may never understand you or even try to see things your way. Asking others for approval adds […]

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