A recent Idaho winter lasted about three years, so I packed my hide-all black swimsuit, new black sandals, and glue-on fake toenails and headed south to a spa near the ocean.
If TripAdvisor had a spa category, it would allow the public to zoom in on which spas provide the type of service they need. Specialists could be identified for resolving targeted beauty issues for fast growing market segments including ethnic women and men.
Currently with the spa industry losing 5-30% of retail revenues from anemic sales it is clear that the time is perfect to try something new. But are the decision makers willing to embrace a brand new viewpoint that is the polar opposite from how they've been operating?
Spring break is practically upon us, and those of us that live to procrastinate still have absolutely no clue what we're going to do.
One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).
Take a break, take a bath, and take a breath. Your body and your soul will thank you. And if you would like more advice, read on. It is February 18 and I just had my first bath of 2015.
Right after the chaos of the holidays, you swore never to eat gingerbread again, focus more on personal growth -- and spend more quality time at home. Throw that last part out the window, because we've got some news! There are loads of resorts that make fun and fitness an integral part of your trip.
When we tell people that we work together and we're married, we often get big eyes and twisted faces. The shock we receive results from people immediately imagining working with their own mate -- a nightmarish thought for many.
The holidays were joyous, but always exhausting, and we Babes hadn't seen each other for an entire two weeks. Needing some relaxation and "Babes" tim...
Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.
Got a bad case of the winter blues? There's no better remedy than bouncing back with a massage, cozy robe, and pair of warm slippers. Plan a weekend g...
It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future.
The dawn of a new year inspires commitments to deal with such health and wellness issues, be they chronic symptoms, fitness goals, stress relief, or general bad habits. And if you don't know where to start, a destination spa program can help.
Today, Bill Armour and his wife, Theresa, are owners of 10 Burke Williams spa facilities across California -- a total of over 1,500 employees -- and founders of the exclusive skin care line, H2V.
With the hectic holiday rush around the corner, relaxation will soon be high on the roster. Fortunately, there's an impressive array of new spas offer...
I think it fair to share some of my discoveries over the past months, and those I think worth exploring during the chilly weeks of winter, when the color of the world is really in the imagination, or in a warm-walled escape to another bliss.