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Spas for Facials, Massage, Skin Care, and Melanoma Awareness

Spas for Facials, Massage, Skin Care and Melanoma AwarenessSusie EllisSpaFinder InsiderMay is Melanoma month. That makes sense since it's right before summer, the sun gets stronger and people begin spending more time outdoors. It’s a good time to remind people to put on sunscreen, wear hats, and have regular mole checks with their medical doctor. [...]

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In the Footsteps of Spa History – Clinique La Prairie, Switzerland

In the Footsteps of Spa History - Clinique La Prairie, Switzerlandby Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider75 years ago, Clinique La Prairie opened in Montreux, Switzerland. Professor Niehans would give clients “revitalization treatments” which were injections of fresh animal cells that were thought to “support under-functioning organs." Later, treatments used a liver extract. These days there is [...]

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Spa Suggestions – To Share Them or Not?

I was very impressed with Gwinganna Health Retreat in Australia. But there are always ways in which a spa can improve. Since I have been to many spas around the world and have garnered a certain amount of expertise, I have developed a sensitivity to what's working and what's not working. I always wrestle with [...]

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Husband at Spa (Spa, Belgium that is)

Just got this email from hubby who is in Brussels for a global internet conference. I reminded him that he was close to the city of Spa and that it might be worth a drive to see it. He found out it was only 90 minutes away, so off he went. Here is his email [...]