Category: Spa Articles

2019 Global Wellness Trends

| January 31, 2019 | Reply
2019 Global Wellness Trends

Each year, the Global Wellness Summit (GWS) identifies new trends that will have a meaningful impact on the $4.2 trillion wellness industry. Significantly, this is the only wellness forecast that draws from the insights of the 600+ executives who were delegates and presenters at the 2018 Global Wellness Summit. In addition, the GWS Trends incorporate […]

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

| August 27, 2018 | Reply
Quality audits matter – especially when it comes to Social Media?

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.

| August 24, 2018 | Reply
Build a Culture and Community Before You Build a Company.

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

| March 21, 2018 | Reply
Eight Wellness Trends for 2018

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

| February 7, 2018 | Reply
Budgets on the Menu

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?

| January 19, 2018 | Reply
So you won an award…or didn’t, what’s next?

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

| June 21, 2017 | Reply
Why commission can kill a sales professional’s effectiveness

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

| June 8, 2017 | Reply
Love your Spa

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

| April 26, 2017 | Reply
Aesthetic Supplements

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

| April 9, 2017 | Reply
Marketing Anti-ageing in your Spa

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

| March 31, 2017 | Reply
Antibiotics and  the Skin You’re In

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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5 Ways to Balance Inner Peace

| February 16, 2017 | Reply
5 Ways to Balance Inner Peace

Inner peace is a most valuable commodity. We are constantly searching for peace, often defining peace as the absence of stress – but what we are really doing is searching for relief from our problems. The truth is, we can still have problems and be at peace! Peace is not a passive state where everything […]

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Beauty Trends from around the world 2017 – CIDESCO

| February 13, 2017 | Reply
Beauty Trends from around the world 2017 – CIDESCO

2016 saw the beauty industry steadily rise as consumers across the world purchased more products than ever before. Whether seeking solace in a new moisturiser post-election in the USA or Brexit, glamming up for the party season or simply investing in our skin or wellbeing, people from all around the world continued to invest in […]

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Keep your Spa Brand Top of Mind

| January 20, 2017 | Reply
Keep your Spa Brand Top of Mind

By Duncan Pape – BY THE DESIGN When you need award wining marketing for your spa, you want your brand to be the first thing your ideal customer thinks about. You want to be the leader in your industry, the go-to expert, a trusted name in your industry…in other words, you want your brand to […]

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