The Power of Vitamin D
Recent research indicates that Vitamin D stimulates antimicrobial activity and may mitigate certain types of infections.
The “C” Word: Courage In The Face of Cancer
Esthetic oncology eases the side effects of cancer.
Manning Up: How to attract male clients, and keep them
Reluctant men become loyal clients when you understand their needs and expectations.
13 steps for a successful spa makeover
A well executed renovation can translate into more business, but before you start swinging that sledgehammer, here are some things to consider.
What is ayurveda?
An Ayurvedic doctor explains the basics of this popular wellness practice.
Commoditization of medical cosmetic treatments
The commoditization of medical cosmetic treatments is a slippery slope, and here’s why, according to Dr. Diane Wong
The words “infection” and “spa” don’t belong in the same sentence… ever!
Leading Spas of Canada receives calls regularly from consumers who have taken a risk by electing to visit a spa that is not a member of our association.
New advances in neck treatments
It is about time that we can offer effective, non-surgical options for the neck with minimal to no down-time.
No “I” in team
Surrounding yourself with a strong team of qualified staff is essential to any successful spa business.
Recommending a Botox treatment for your client
How injectable treatments may benefit clients and enhance their ongoing therapeutic relationship.
Skincare and the biotech industry
Spa product companies will no doubt reap the benefits with higher quality ingredients and higher standards of clinical proof.
The Science of the Spa: Blue light
We are now more exposed to sources of blue light for longer periods than ever before.
We’re renovating and expanding…just like you!
It’s an exciting time to be part of the spa industry and we’re looking forward to growing with you in 2018.
The Science of the Spa: Masks
Beauty professionals agree that women who use facial masks on a regular basis have a better quality of skin.
Mementos of the summer sun
Over the course of a lifetime, several factors can influence the skin’s natural colouring and cause brown spots to appear on the face or on other areas frequently exposed to the sun, like the hands and neckline.
Moisturizing: A made to measure strategy
A good moisturizing strategy is paramount in any skincare routine.
New discoveries about the skin’s connection to happiness, immunity and possibly even autism may dramatically alter the way we deliver touch therapy
When the cold winds blow
With the winter season comes unique challenges to the health and well-being of our spa clients, especially those who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
Breast Cancer Awareness: In the spa
Breast cancer awareness is imperative, and all spa professionals need to be educated about the signs and symptoms.
When applying makeup to clients diagnosed with cancer, be mindful of these unique sensitivities, as well as these ways to make a positive impact.
Nominations now open for 2016 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards
Spa Inc. magazine, is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2016 Canadian Spa and Wellness Awards.
A holistic spa
A growing number of spas are becoming holistic in approach, by choosing to focus on the mind, body, and spirit experiences and an environment that will appeal to consciously choosing clients.
Is organic skin care better?
Before you buy, it’s important to have more awareness about what organic and natural really mean when it comes to the skin care industry.
Even the smallest day spas find they need some sort of software program to keep track of everything.
Exercise and diet for the person living with cancer
Exercise and diet are two essential components for a positive outcome for anyone who is going through cancer treatment and while recovering from cancer.
When looking for the right facial oil cleanser, try looking for something water soluble to cleanse the skin without clogging or weighing it down.
Indulging the male client
How Original Grooming Experts, worked on making their barbershop-salon hybrid a more inviting place for male clientele.
Even the simple application of moisturizers targeted at the stratum corneum can produce unexpected and persistent clinical effects after their repeated treatments.
As the temperature rises and hemlines creep up, North Americans are starting to think about body hair again.
The vanity of veins
With more treatment options available, unsightly veins are becoming a thing of the past.
Building a fabric of trust
One tiny flaw can ruin your entire tapestry and send customers elsewhere.
Coming Soon: A vaccine against UV?
Sunlight is known to activate biological processes in our skin that are important for our health, such as the synthesis…
Inflammation and aging
Prevention strategies to help reduce inflammation and slow down the aging process.
The Contour of the Eye: A fragile area
The signs of eye area aging, and eye care star performers.
Bleu Spa construction in the last stretch
Only two months until the projected opening date, the Bleu Spa construction site is a beehive of activity.
Three months ‘til opening
as construction and design continues, the essence of the spa is emerging, while marketing ramps up and the major effort required to select the ultimate staff gets underway.
The new face of anti-aging
The 5 latest major scientific discoveries that are revolutionizing anti-aging treatments.
Phase 2: Construction of Quebec’s Bleu Spa
How this spa worked on achieving LEED certification during the challenging winter season.