As the year gathers momentum, we take a moment to examine our Priorities. Looking at time management and organizational skill, while appreciation that diligence, persistence and follow through are necessary attributes to stay the course.
Genomics and Nutrigenetics are groundbreaking steps in spa research, which delves deeper into the understanding of complex biological processes that guide the human body. Imagine going to the spa one day with your genetic map in hand, and leaving with a wellness program designed specifically for you! or the possibility of more effective topical formulations, as chemists will have exciting opportunities to harness this new knowledge. There is no question that this fascinating field has enormous application – not only in the pharmaceutical sector, but also in the health and wellness industries.
In spa therapies, we look at the latest trends in Body Therapies, and the reality of dark circles around the eyes, causes and treatment suggestions.
Our Green feature is Threading Lightly, as we look at our Carbon Footprint and ways in which we can reduce our impact. With the increased number of children visiting the spa, the necessity to childproof your spa and sett policies and guidelines, is a priority.
Our spa business articles cover important topics, like Whose Client is it, as we investigate the reality of poaching clients. Chris Parker allows us to think hard, about working smarter, and Sarene Kloren looks at the conference market in South Africa and how the spas can benefit from joint marketing efforts. Lastly, we remind ourselves about the importance of a strategic plan, and yet most spas do not have one.
While not to be forgotten our exploration of the magnificent recently opened spas in South Africa and new product launches.
Enjoy the read
Dr Nadine de Freitas
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About Les Nouvelles Esthetiques
52 years old, 30 countries, an international network that spans the globe.
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques was established in Paris in 1952 and has grown to a magazine with a worldwide reputation. It is currently published in 30 countries spanning the globe for the USA, Brazil, France, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, South Africa to Australia, and distributed to close on 70 countries.
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques is a publication dedicated to the up to date knowledge in the world of Spas, Well-being and Beauty and encompasses all aspects of the spa industry: skincare, bodycare, nails, make-up, haircare, spa therapies and business management, with a high fashion feel to complement its contemporary nature.
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, South African Edition was launched in October 2002, by Max Café and is now available bi-monthly. The South African Edition is distributed to all African countries.