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Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Spa

• Therapists and other staff need to know that they have management’s support and that management will not condone sexual harassment under any circumstances • Should a guest asks for “extras”, the therapist should advise them that this is not standard operating procedure in the spa • Should a guest... Read more

Developing A New Spa

When developing a new spa, there are many different things to consider. Regardless of the type of spa you are going to launch, you need to capture the essence of what makes a spa a great spa – and the consultants at The Spa People can do just that. Many... Read more

Ethnic skincare..from an ethnic perspective

As a regular spa-goer, I had always thought that massages were the most relaxing treatment available. Ten years ago however, after I started going for regular facials, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that I found them much more relaxing than massages, even when extractions are involved! Hundreds of facials... Read more

Spa parties for kids –

DUBAI: Manicures, pedicures, hair styling, braiding, make-up and body glitter … this isn’t a behind-the-scenes at Dubai Fashion Week, this is a regular weekend spa party for children, a concept that’s the latest rage in town. Organised by Colour Nail at Times Square mall, the parties, which have become an... Read more

The Spa Community by Lori Hutchinson

Lori and I met in November 2006 in Las Vegas at the annual ISPA conference. I was in the lift on my way down to the morning session when I noticed that the lady standing next to me was wearing a scarf identical to one I owned. I commented upon... Read more