Archive for November 2nd, 2010

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston Introduces a Seasonal Treatment To Ring in the Holidays

Although the holidays can cause their fair share of stress, there are plenty of ways you can help your clients get in the spirit to enjoy this special time of year. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston has found one way by offering the Heavenly Holiday Massage  (starting at $195,80 minutes). Available Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, this holiday-inspired treatment involves a choice of one of two oils from Aromatherapy Associates. Those who need their spirits lifted can opt for Clear Dawn, which includes eucalyptus and ravensar. Others seeking a more relaxing experience will be better served choosing Silent Night, which features calming chamomile and vetivert. The therapeutic treatment also includes a foot massage and a divine scalp massage to melt away any residual tension. And if that isn’t enough to inspire some holiday cheer, the spa is also giving guests a complimentary Heavenly Oils duo pack to enjoy at home. For more on this season’s enticing holiday treatments, check out our upcoming December issue.

Pure Inventions to Make a Splash at IECSC Florida

How do you take your water? Find out at IECSC Florida, which takes place Nov. 6 to 7 in Ft. Lauderdale, by sampling Pure Inventions. Developed by nutritionists, Pure Inventions has designed formulas that hydrate, energize, delight, and engage consumers to live a healthier life.  All of the products are all-natural and contain no sugar, artificial sweeteners, caffeine, calories, or gluten. According to company officials, they are a pure delight in taste, meeting clients’ individual health and wellness needs while providing a flavorful and delicious experience. Each drop of the Fruit, Cocoa, and Green Tea Extracts turns ordinary water into something more—a delicious and healthy elixir. Swirl, Sip, Savor at booth #1322. For more information, visit

Natural Collagen Inventia Debuts at IECSC Florida

Natural Collagen Inventia, a skincare, bodycare, haircare, and nailcare line containing biologically active collagen from fish skin that is similar to human collagen, is making its U.S. debut at IECSC Florida, which takes place Nov. 6 to 7 in Ft. Lauderdale. According to company officials, the products have the ability to permanently renovate wrinkled epidermis and restore natural collagen production of the skin with a triple-helix formula patented by Polish scientists. Stop by booth #718 or visit for more information.

IECSC Begins This Weekend,
Brings the Magic Back to Florida

By Guest Blogger | Nov 2, 2010

IECSC Florida is set to take place this weekend, Nov. 6 to 7, in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale. Featuring a leading conference program and dynamic tradeshow floor, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase products, see the latest trends, and learn the newest techniques emerging in the spa and medical spa industries. IECSC Florida is the perfect venue in the southeast to network and relax with peers, renew your passion, and rejuvenate your business for the year ahead.

Your $45 daily admission ticket to IECSC Florida includes:

As an attendee you can see the latest products and shop the show floor from leading companies including Dermalogica, Glymed Plus, Wilma Schumann, Universal Companies, Kryolan, PCA Advanced Skin Care, Repechage, Eminence, Clarisonic, and more!

On Sunday, Nov. 7, American Spa’s editor-in-chief/publisher Julie Keller will be moderating a panel discussion, “Running a Successful Luxury Spa.” Join spa directors from several acclaimed area spas to find out how they have risen to the top in one of the country’s most competitive marketplaces. This interactive panel will touch on current trends in the high-end spa market as well as successful marketing, operations and retail strategies.  Panelists include Lexay Reina, Spa Director, Lago Mar Resort and Club;  Michael Wilson, Spa Director/General Manager, Bliss Spa; and Movita Hernandez, Spa Director, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale.  Admission to this panel discussion, plus 35 other classes in the Spa Business Conference, are free with your $45 daily admission ticket!

For more information on IECSC Florida or to register to attend, visit or call (800) 498-6984.

—Tina Kassimis, Marketing Director

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