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Bathing in color can heal you


Who doesn’t love a nice relaxing soak in the tub at the end of a long day? Since water is naturally soothing, one of the immediate benefits of soaking in a hot tub is stress relief. The feeling of weightlessness can significantly reduce physical stress and mental anxiety.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Chamomile, jasmine, peppermint: A spaholic’s guide to tea

TEA is said to promote good health, tranquility and even wisdom

For thousands of years, tea has been regarded as a key to good health, tranquility, and even wisdom. It’s more than just a drink that goes well with jam and bread.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Essential oils to the rescue

MANY common ailments can be treated with essential oils.

For centuries, essential oils were considered the treasure of empires and were widely used as a form of medicine. Though these aromatic compounds have lost their “royal” status in modern times, they still keep their unique attributes that make them every spa’s crowning glory.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Watch out for these carcinogens in your shampoos and makeup

THUMBS up to the green lifestyle: spaholics are Earth-loving people, too.

The worldwide movement to go green is very evident in the global spa community. Spa operators have been taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint by making a conscious effort to save water, maximize the use of recycled and organic products, and use natural light as much as possible.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

A new breed of spaholics–dogs!

MOBILE Dog Spa operator Vanity Fur offers salon services (nail
clipping, bath, dematting) ranging from P200-P450

I always believe that when there is stress, there is a spa to relieve that stress. It would surprise me if true-blooded spaholics didn’t have their favorite home-service spa operators’ contact numbers on their speed dial—for that much-needed respite from their demanding schedules.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »