Articles by Jacky Lorenzo


Travel & Play

Spa-nundrum: Good-bye, Unnecessary Frills. Hello, Value

Remember when the word luxury was the only term you heard in the spa world? It wasn’t too long ago. But in the last year or so, the meaning of luxury has changed for all of us. What is luxury? In today’s economic climate, luxury no longer just means “opulence” and unnecessary frills have become silly. Smart spas are focusing on giving spa goers two operative words: quality and value.



Spa-nundrum: On Happiness

At a recent launch party I attended for Avène’s new body care line my dear friend, Karen Oliver, their public relations director, invited Deepak Chopra, M.D., her close friend and world-renowned authority in the field of mind-body healing, to speak on health and happiness. I hadn’t met Dr. Chopra before but was of course aware of his books and wellness concepts, and was very much looking forward to hearing him speak on the subject of happiness.