manicures

Colorful Nails

Living Well

Color Self-Expression

Beauty has taken a bold, theatrical turn of late, with the old “Barbie-doll prettiness”—a “healthy glow,” natural highlights, a dab of lip gloss and a French manicure—under radical revision. In 2013 the envelope-pushing trend will only intensify. And from hair to nails, this beauty “self-expression” wave will get most intensely played out around COLOR. Yes, []

Big glamour

Living Well

Spa Glamour Takes Center Stage

The headlines in the spa industry these last few years have been all about wellness. But now beauty and grooming is seriously booming…being driven by a new trend we call “glambition.” The intensity, frequency (and often sheer whimsicality) with which people are getting “glammed up,” groomed, bedizened and beautified is exploding worldwide. And, given economic []

Beauty

From Talons to Texture: The Newest Statement Nails

While not all of us are beauty risk-takers, we can all appreciate a fun manicure. This year we’ve seen some interesting nail designs, shapes and other artful interpretations on the runways, red carpets and let’s face it – the office! We’ve rounded up what we’re seeing trending in nails – what are some of your favorites?

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Beauty for Water: SpaRitual and Surge Water 2012

There are so many things that inspire us here at Club Spa but maybe one of the best is beauty with a cause – because what’s more beautiful than helping the world around us? SpaRitual, an amazing company founded on the belief system of understanding beauty as a holistic connection to oneself and to the environment, will be doing just that this spring.

Photo courtesy of Spa Toccare

Beauty

Fall Into Autumn Treatments

With fall under way, spas across the country are getting seasonal and savoring the powerful and antioxidant-rich ingredients of autumn treats like pumpkin, cranberry, pomegranate and more. With pumpkin offering over 100 beneficial ingredients including retinol (Vitamin A), ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), beta-carotene, and a natural form of salicylic acid,  nourish your skin with these []

Guy Massage

Beauty

Spa is a Man’s World… Too!

Sending your dad on his way to the spa may not be the first thing that pops into your mind when thinking of gifts for pops. But how many times can you gift a necktie, a new tennis racket, or a DVD? Celebrate your dad and his fatherly selflessness with the stress-free gift of spa. Wondering what treatments men love? Here are just a few:

serena williams giving a pedicure

Beauty

Serena Williams Polishes Up on her (Mani-Pedi) Strokes

Cities like New York and L.A. are apparently not the only places for celeb-spotting these days–next on the paparazzi-stalking list is your local spa. Serena Williams, the tennis star and sister to tennis player Venus Williams, has enrolled in a Palm Beach, Florida, program to become a certified nail technician, according to the New York Daily News.

A Beautiful Life Soy Polish Remover

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Natural Nail Polish Remover: Soy Good

This natural nail polish remover passes the sniff test. Brought to you by Vital Juice You jumped on the “3 Free” nail polish trend a long time ago. (Translation: Polish free of nasty chemicals toluene, DBP and formaldehyde.) But have you ever wondered what’s lurking in your polish remover? Unlike most on the market, A []

Soothe Your Sense, Chicago

Travel & Play

Chicago Deep Deals – Spas featuring $50 Spa Treatments

Spas in the Windy City are gearing up for SpaFinder Deal Days next week. Starting March 8–14th, each spa will offer select treatments for $50. Deal Days spa treatments offered in these Chicago spas listed here will range from Acupuncture Sessions, Deep Pore Cleansing Facials, Laser Hair Removal, Mani/Pedis, Massages and more! Contact the spas []

Natural Body Spa & Shoppe, Buckhead

Travel & Play

Hot Spas – $50 spa treatments at spas across Atlanta during SpaFinder Deal Days

Already known for being a business-savvy city, home to international headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T Mobility, and Delta Air Lines, Atlanta is also becoming a hotspot for the spa industry. Schedule a treatment at one of the spas gearing up for SpaFinder’s nationwide Deal Days event, March 8-14, and discover a soothing retreat from the vibrant cosmopolitan city. Indulge in pampering spa services—mani/pedis, facials, massage, and more—for just $50!

Living Well

Spas, Salons, Hot Pink Nails and a NASCAR Race

Normally I would have no interest in NASCAR racing – however I couldn’t help but get involved this weekend. Peter decided to say “yes” to a crazy idea to become the primary sponsor for a car driven by NASCAR driver Danny O’Quinn, Jr. in the Talladega (Alabama) Race this weekend. He thought it might be []