Posts tagged "spas"

Sitting In A Salt Den Is The Latest Beauty Craze

Most Americans need to cut down on their sodium intake. But some are upping it voluntarily for a different type of nourishment. The Wall Street Journal reports that there’s a growing trend across the U.S.: “salt rooms.” Most of these spa-type places pump finely ground particles into the air to breath in, and “sometimes called…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 12, 2010

Can A Facial Fend Off The Swine Flu?

When the going gets tough, there are those who get knocked over, and then there are folks who figure out how to profit from a bad situation. Looks like the beauty industry is looking to the latter by facing the swine flu epidemic with expensive, fancy treatments. High-end spas have started offering healthy-sounding preventative care…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 4, 2010

Have Hot Tub, Will Travel

Every once in a while, I’m sitting somewhere and I get the urge to soak in a hot tub. OK, this doesn’t really happen to me, but I’m sure that’s what the people behind SpaBerry are banking on. For $4,999, you can buy this portable two-person spa that works with any 110V outlet once filled…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 24, 2009

A Spa For Women Concerned About Pelvic Fitness

Dr. Lauri Romanzi, a gynecologist who performs pelvic reconstruction surgery, will open the first spa dedicated to strengthening and grooming a woman’s genitals in Manhattan this month. Taking a cue from the creation of storefront dental spas, like BriteSmile, Dr. Romanzi developed her own concept of pelvic fitness. PHIT — short for pelvic health integrated…

By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2008