Category: Spa Articles

Keep your Spa Brand Top of Mind

Keep your Spa Brand Top of Mind

| January 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

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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Building an  Award Winning Team

Building an Award Winning Team

| January 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Francisco Garcia In order to build and maintain the best spa team from an HR perspective, the most important aspect is to not only hire employees but “business partners” and treat them as such, especially in this day and age with Generation Y and Millennials being the fundamental part of the new employees joining […]

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Eight Wellness Trends for 2017

Eight Wellness Trends for 2017

| December 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its eight trends to look out for in 2017 in spa and wellness, identifying saunas, architecture, art, beauty, mental wellness, wellness for cancer, inequality and – whisper it – silence as influential themes in 2017.   This year’s report stretches to 50 pages and marks the 14th edition […]

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Our Relationship with Disruption

Our Relationship with Disruption

| August 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rich Simmonds [ speaker . consultant . author . father ] Some of you may have heard this statement before ‘Life is Relationship’ and the more we understand this, the better we can potentially live our lives. The initial idea that we are social beings created for community living suggests that we are meant […]

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Spa Design -  The Art of Looking Sideways

Spa Design – The Art of Looking Sideways

| August 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Corli Schoeman – Niche Spa Consulting – as featured in Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Magazine – Issue 70.  To subscribe: www.lesnouvelles.co.za   “Spa design is about creating a sense of place, one that can be otherworldly but also rooted in the location, the culture and customs.” – Michael Bender If you want to see […]

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Sexy, Silly, Serious …  What's Your Brand's Personality?

Sexy, Silly, Serious … What’s Your Brand’s Personality?

| August 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Duncan Pape – By the Design – as featured in Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Magazine – Issue 70.  To subscribe: www.lesnouvelles.co.za This is by far one of the most important aspects when establishing your brand identity. Brands need to have a personality to enable your business to connect to your clients, or your clients […]

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Global Wellness Day on 11 June 2016

Global Wellness Day on 11 June 2016

| June 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

The South African Spa Association joins 74 Countries and 6000 spa properties celebrating Global Wellness Day on 11 June 2016 This year’s theme is “Wellness for Everyone!’’   The South African Spa Association “Says Yes” to Global Wellness Day, a one-day event / awareness campaign celebrating health and wellbeing, taking place this June 11th. Have […]

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Behavioural Economics: Clearing the Cupboard.

Behavioural Economics: Clearing the Cupboard.

| April 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Erik Vermeulen I heard my wife complain last week that she’d run out of cupboard space and that we need to buy a bigger house with a bigger walk-in cupboard. 1st World problems – I know. I suggested that we take some time over the Easter Weekend to do an autumn cupboard clean-out, so […]

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Your Ultimate Guide  To Ageless Makeup

Your Ultimate Guide To Ageless Makeup

| March 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

Women spend thousands on skincare hoping for results that usually takes a long take time to show. But the right makeup tricks can often have the same dramatic results that a procedure by a aesthetic doctor or plastic surgeon can yield.

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Glucose Damage

Glucose Damage

| February 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

But why would simply attaching glucose to proteins at places it doesn’t belong lead to the sort of deterioration, we call ageing?

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