Category: Spa Articles

5 Ways to Balance Inner Peace

5 Ways to Balance Inner Peace

| February 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Beauty Trends from around the world 2017 – CIDESCO

| February 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

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

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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