Category: Spa Articles

Quality audits matter - especially when it comes to Social Media?

Quality audits matter – especially when it comes to Social Media?

| August 27, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Celeste Peters As a board member of the South African Spa Association and a quality auditor I am constantly questioned by many spa goers about the consistency of their treatments and differences experienced from one therapist to another from the same facility. This seems to happen more frequently of late. Last week, a friend […]

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Build a Culture and Community Before You Build a Company.

Build a Culture and Community Before You Build a Company.

| August 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

As passionate business owners we tend to think that our business, products and packages are the things that attract and keep that next hot shot staff member who is going to help us build our empire. That’s the kind of thinking that loses quality staff and somehow keeps those people that we wish we could […]

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Eight Wellness Trends for 2018

Eight Wellness Trends for 2018

| March 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

Experts identify future directions in wellness: from mushrooms emerging from underground to a new era of transformative wellness travel to the rise of the “wellness kitchen” When 600+ wellness experts from 40+ nations gather to debate the future of wellness, a uniquely insightful and global view of trends unfolds. That’s what transpired at the recent Global […]

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Budgets on the Menu

Budgets on the Menu

| February 7, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Francisco Garcia When you decide to build a house, I am sure you wouldn’t start off by building the roof first right? I am sure you would get an architect to draw you a plan, and then start building the house from the foundations up, correct? So running a spa without having the blueprint […]

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So you won an award…or didn’t, what’s next?

So you won an award…or didn’t, what’s next?

| January 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Corli Schoeman – Niche Spa Consulting Do you ever wonder why some teams win and some lose? Why some spas succeed and others close? What is the difference between winning and losing? Winning team characteristics: • Passion • Drive • Belief • Persistence • Resilience • Energy • Positive attitude • Teamwork and Respect […]

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Why commission can kill a sales professional’s effectiveness

Why commission can kill a sales professional’s effectiveness

| June 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Jacques de Villiers As presenting at the LNE Spa Conference 2017 Register on-line: www.lesnouvelles.co.za or email: info@lesnouvelles.co.za In my line of work I often get asked to look at the remuneration packages of my clients’ sales staff to see how I can craft something that is good for both the company and the employee. […]

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Love your Spa

Love your Spa

| June 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Love your Spa by LOUIS GERKE – THE RIPPLE EFFECT As presented at the Spa Conference: Register on-line: www.lesnouvelles.co.za Parents love their children, while at times not loving their behaviour. We can love our spouses or partners, while finding certain mannerisms frustrating. Caroline and I love our younger cat a lot, while not enjoying her […]

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Aesthetic Supplements

Aesthetic Supplements

| April 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Aesthetic Medicine is concerned primarily with addressing the visible expression of the cellular ageing. It stands to reason then, that the primary interventions used should work to arrest or mitigate the ageing and degenerative process. A secondary consideration is local skin conditioning, with enhancement of the production of skin tissue components. The following is a […]

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Marketing Anti-ageing in your Spa

Marketing Anti-ageing in your Spa

| April 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Duncan Pape – BY THE DESIGN Biogerontology is the study of slowing down or reversing the process of ageing, to extend both the maximum and average lifespan of a human or animal. We, in the industry, refer to this study as anti-ageing. The most common perception is that anti-aging is a way of getting […]

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Antibiotics and  the Skin You're In

Antibiotics and the Skin You’re In

| March 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Trevor Steyn – Esse Cosmetics If you’re reading this, then I’m pretty sure that you’re human. I’m equally certain that you aren’t entirely human. Life on earth is divided into 6 kingdoms … Plants, Animals, Fungi, Protists, Bacteria and Archaea. All of these kingdoms, except plants, colonise your skin. Let’s take a quick look […]

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