Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Spa You are browsing entries tagged with “Spa”

FDA keeps eye on spas, wellness centers

By
t0731chi spa_feat4_5

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering regulating spas and wellness clinics after finding that some of these establishments were using unlicensed or unregistered cosmetic products or were engaging in nonapproved treatments.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Why a spa has become a modern-day necessity

By
THERAPISTS have undergone accreditation and intense training to ensure safe and top-quality service.

Once an indulgence set aside for an occasion or for people with fat wallets, the spa has become a necessity or a means to de-stress. Spas today have evolved from pampering centers to proponents of health and fitness.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The rise of the medi-spa

By
WELLNESS spa WWW.BEECONOMIC.COM.PH

The spa and wellness industry continues to evolve with each passing year.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Spa treatment promo for luxury-watch buyers

SLEEP bracelet

For its last-quarter health and wellness promotion, the Zen Institute, one of the country’s reputable medical spas, announces its partnership with Philip Stein, a luxury watch and accessories brand.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Farm to facial, guys welcome and other spa trends

This Aug. 15, 2013 photo shows a woman receiving a Hand Rescue Citrus Reviver treatment from the Kohler Waters Spa, in Kohler, Wisc., at the International Spa Association event in New York. The 50-minute treatment includes lime exfoliating, a clementine moisturizer and a grapefruit scalp massage. AP

The farm-to-table movement has become farm to facial for some in the spa industry, with more locations offering fresh herbs and flowers from their own gardens for treatments.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Relaxing with a bamboo stick

By
THE BAMBOO cane replaces the hands of the therapist. The cane is held by the therapist and rolled over the muscle with the same strokes they would use with their hands.

The spa world never runs out of creative yet effective ways to ease a tired body and soothe a weary soul. The art of massage has seen several modifications over the years—from applying balmy concoctions to employing various natural materials—in order to provide an hour or two of blissful relaxation. And one of these massage tools from nature is slowly yet surely finding its way into the must-try list among spaholics.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Spa package for moms

CHI Spa

There’s still time to show appreciation to your mother with the Mom’s Cradle package offered by Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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

By
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 »

Watch out for these carcinogens in your shampoos and makeup

By
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!

By
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 »

Ayurvedic spa treatments ease the mind as well as the body

By
SHIRODHARA. WWW.SPAHOLICS.COM

I had the privilege to set foot in the much-talked about Chopra Center of Wellbeing at La Costa Spa in Carlsbad, Southern California.

Posted: October 8th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  4. This is not just a farm
  5. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  6. Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  7. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  8. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  9. Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  10. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  1. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  2. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  3. Marcos grandson to wed beautiful Rocha scion
  4. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  5. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  6. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  7. France makes work beyond 6 p.m. illegal
  8. Ever heard of HydroBob?
  9. 90 percent of Filipino households don’t practice proper toilet hygiene, sanitation
  10. Boots Anson-Roa to wed in Eddie Baddeo
  1. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  2. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  3. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  4. Manila in shock over model Helena Belmonte’s death
  5. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer
  10. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?

News

  • 12 dead, 96 injured in Holy Week accidents–NDRRMC
  • Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  • Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade
  • Rains, thunderstorms on Good Friday
  • Carbon monoxide leak suffocates 20 in Catbalogan City
  • Sports

  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Business

  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
    Marketplace