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Edible Collagen

Beauty

Edible Collagen, A Skin Miracle or Just Clever Marketing?

In 2016, edible collagen has been the darling of beauty editors, its benefits touted in publications from Allure to Vogue. But do hydrolyzed collagen drinks and powders really help your skin look younger? And are they a lasting trend or just smart marketing that repackages that old standby, gelatin, into a trendy supplement?

Beauty

FDA Approves Botox for Chronic Migraines

If you’ve never suffered a migraine, it’s hard to appreciate what a disabling headache it can be in everyday life. But for those who do suffer from chronic migraines, there now may be some relief, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Botox injections to prevent chronic migraines in adults. Chronic migraines are [...]
The Doctors

Beauty

Botox Equals Weight Loss?

Recent studies have shown that Botox® is more than a wrinkle-filler that also aids sufferers of migraines, hyperhydrosis, and chronic pain. Now it seems it can help those struggling with weight loss.

Living Well

A New Spa Brand is Born: Nectar at Sheraton

A New Spa Brand is Born: Nectar at SheratonSusie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider One of our spa trend predictions for 2009 was “Brands, brands, brands.” The recent announcement that Sheraton is adding a spa brand called Nectar (created by Spatality) is a perfect example of this trend. And I must say it seems timely – a [...]

Living Well

Global Spa Summit – A Valuable Gathering

The Global Spa Summit was over late yesterday afternoon and the feedback has been great. With our sold out event of 150 delegates plus 50 spouses, we had a stellar international group of spa VIP's. Milana, one of our Spa Finder VP's, who was among the people who helped with logistics, just walked into my [...]

Living Well

Spa Lifestyle Living is Becoming a Reality

It’s been a busy Easter week and I have not been blogging as much as usual. My apologies – I am planning to get back on track! Before leaving for a few days of family gatherings in Palm Desert, Peter and I had a chance to revisit Miraval Living in New York to see the [...]

Living Well

“Spa Industry” to Become “Spa Community”

I am in Las Vegas at the ISPA (International Spa Association) conference. I always enjoycatching up with colleagues and checking out the trade show floor. This year, there are 3,000 attendees. I remember when the conference had just a few hundred. The industry has really grown. The conferences keep getting better - and this one [...]