The health spa originated back in Roman times when residents of a Belgian village (called Spa) used hot minerals to sooth bodily aches and pains. A spa day or getaway is still a popular pamper choice and the spa trend is synonymous with special occasions such as hen weekends and birthdays. It cannot be denied that the spa’s relaxing and luxurious ambience provides an ideal setting for both bonding and self care. There are however some hidden and detrimental dangers lurking beneath the spa’s h...
We’ve all been there! Whether it's a client who is completely overdressed for their treatment, doesn't want anything in their hair, has makeup on and wants it to stay that way, a male client who has no clue what to wear, a guest who's been in the spa/swimming pool/shower and is now wearing a soggy swimsuit. So here are my top tips to avoid that all embarrassing spa trip!
Work as a massage therapist is one of the most physically demanding jobs you can choose for a career but also one of the most rewarding. You’ll get to meet so many different people with so many different personalities and varied characteristics; it can certainly make your day at work pass by very quickly with all the constant meeting and greeting!
Imagine it: you're a new Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist right out of college. Or perhaps you've been at it for a few years and want to make the transition to another salon? In either situation, now is the time to take a good look at yourself and prepare the document that will hopefully speed you from where you are to where you want to be with minimum downtime. That document is your CV.
Whether you’re carrying out a massage, performing a bikini wax or cutting hair, the relationship between a beauty industry professional and their client is often personal and intimate, and providing exceptional customer service can truly set you apart from your competition. But aside from smiling and being polite, what can you do to make your customer service really stand out?
Here are some handy tips and tricks that will ensure your customer service is exceptional.
Saunas have long been a stable at spas, but a new twist on the sauna experience has suddenly brought this oft-overlooked part of the spa experience to the forefront of everyone’s minds. And that’s the infrared sauna.
Finding out you are pregnant is a wonderful and exciting time in your life, but if you enjoy pampering or planning a trip to the spa, it raises the very important question of ‘what spa treatments are safe during pregnancy?’
Manscaping is no longer just a concern for men working in the adult entertainment industry, but now part and parcel of the everyday man’s grooming regime. For years women have plucked, pruned, waxed,razored and trimmed each and in many cases every hair in every possible place. This is not an easy process. For one the pain is quite something in these most intimate areas and then there is the fact the you have to lay it all before some complete stranger. But as a common courtesy to the women in...
Throughout the ages, human beings have gone to extraordinary lengths to make their hair look healthy and full of lustre and sheen, trying any number of tricks to give their strands that special something. There is now so much conflicting hair care advice out there, that it is often very difficult to separate fact from fiction. That's where we come in: in this article we cut through the most common and abiding hair care myths still out there today, so that you can look after your hair without ...
If you want to succeed in hair and beauty you are going to need a strong portfolio of quality clients. The beauty industry itself thrives on repeat business with customers seeking regular repeat treatments on a monthly or even weekly basis.
Choosing what products to stock in your salon is always tricky because there are so many different names out there and the whole experience can be a bit daunting. These tips should give you some idea of where to begin.
If you would love long, thick hair but don't have the patience to wait for it to grow then you may want to consider Hair Extensions. However, if you have never used hair extensions before then it can feel a bit daunting. Then what you need is a Guide to Beautiful Hair Extensions for different needs.
Whether you are a new business owner looking to decorate your new space or you just want to give your existing space a freshening up, the budget is always a major factor. You want to stay on budget, but you don’t want your clients to be able to see that in your décor, do you?