Review: Park Hyatt Dubai’s Amara Spa – 

Despite its entrance being beside the busy Creekside intersection, the Park Hyatt is supremely quiet and calm. Surrounded by water or the lush greens of a golf course, the Amara Spa is more peaceful still. Set in the middle of a sea of private courtyards, the staff put a lot into ensuring every guest gets exactly what they want.

Mention you are a little tired, for example, and you’ll be recommended to try on of Amara’s signature massages – meant to energise, clarify and revive.

If luxury is about the details, then Amara Spa gets it right. The massage bed and plush pillows are a dream, as are the spa’s blend of signature aromatherapy oils – a sumptuous blend of frankincense, amber and sandalwood, a heady mixture that softens the skin and leaves you perfumed with eastern scents.

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What Can Blogging do for Your Medical Spa? – 

Blogging used to be seen as something that only internet people or teenagers did. The thought was “who wants to sit down and read what random people think about things?” Then, slowly but surely, people realized that blogs were more than just online diaries. They were a means of communication between people, and, most importantly, a way for a business to talk with its customers.

Crystal Clear Digital Marketing understands the same theory holds for your medical practice using a blog to communicate with your current, and future patients. You can inform them of the newest breakthroughs in the industry, comment on the best candidates for a certain procedure, and give yourself a place for your true personality to shine.

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New med spa legislation proposed after 8News investigation

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A state lawmaker is calling for new regulations surrounding med spas and laser treatments.

The latest bill comes after an 8News investigation exposed Virginians burned and scarred by botched treatments.

8News exposed that just because the business is called a “med spa” doesn’t mean there is a doctor in house. Investigator Kerri O’Brien found there are no state regulations for med spas using lasers or training requirements for the technicians operating those lasers.

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There are a few staple experiences one expects from a Caribbean getaway: white-sand beaches, warm sun, crystal-clear azure waters and, most importantly, relaxation. From innovative treatments to serene natural surroundings, these spas are some of the best in the Caribbean.

BABOR Spa at AlSol Tiara Cap Cana

BABOR Spa at AlSol Tiara Cap Cana is the Caribbean’s first BABOR Signature Spa. It offers an extensive menu of treatments, from facials and massages to wraps and exfoliating scrubs, which can be enjoyed at any time of the day, sunrise to sunset. Treatments begin with a steam and can be combined with a hot and cold bath followed by a pre-treatment relaxation nap. Elevated treatments are available, such as the body cellular fat burning package and body cellular draining package. The spa offers hydrating cucumber- or pineapple-infused water, fruit and light bites after the luxurious treatments.

The Four Seasons Resort Nevis

The Four Seasons Resort Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis, offers a huge spa complex, private and luxurious, with a spacious outdoor relaxation area and herb garden. The spa offers a large menu of treatments including Caribbean Fusion massages with lemongrass and coconut milk, as well as innovative relaxation rituals developed with the Thémaé Spa in Paris.

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Temp Exhibitors Top 600 in Las Vegas Market

More than 600 temporary exhibitors – including nearly 200 who are first-time participants in Las Vegas Market – will be featured in the gift and home décor exhibit areas of the Pavilions when they are open for buyers Jan.22-25.

Market officials said the gift, home, handmade and design categories will occupy Pavilion 1, while an exhibit area labeled Discoveries: The Antique Vintage Marketplace will occupy Pavilion 2.

Officials said exhibit areas in the gift and handmade categories are sold out, while the design, home and discovery areas are significantly larger than previous markets.

“Las Vegas Market continues to experience exceptionally high levels of demand for temporary exhibition space, and we will welcome nearly 200 new and returning companies for the forthcoming winter Market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of gift leasing for International Market Centers. “As the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market, Las Vegas Market gives buyers an ever-increasing number of resources to surprise and delight their customers.”

Beyond exhibits, the Pavilions will offer retailers a variety of amenities and activities. Schedule highlights follow, with complete details and registration available online at

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Imagine by Carleen relocates to Del Prado Boulevard, reopens as Imagine Wellness Spa

Imagine by Carleen, a therapeutic day spa focusing on holistic wellness and beauty, has moved to a more-central Cape Coral location almost twice the size of its former facility and reopened as Imagine Wellness Spa.

The public is invited to attend a grand opening celebration from 10 am. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at 1404 Del Prado Blvd., South, Suite 100, to enjoy refreshments, raffles, introductory packages and special offers from several skin care manufacturers who will be in attendance.

Owner and esthetician Carleen McIlveen opened Imagine by Carleen as a small skin care and makeup studio on Coronado Parkway in 2013 before expanding from 600 to 1,850 square feet by relocating to 1718 Cape Coral Parkway, East. There she offered services including skin treatments, massage, body wrapping, makeup, oncology esthetics, wellness and life coaching. With special training as a certified Oncology Esthetician, McIlveen cultivated a unique day spa experience that nurtures clients, helping them develop confidence and a healthy glow inside and out.

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