Beauty on the Job


when performing image-guided procedures to save or improve the lives of others.

Wait- who cares how you look during a trauma embolization, a thrombolysis consultation, or a lower limb revascularization??  

Even when working extended hours and caring for others, it is critical to take care of yourself. The following are some beauty & self-care habits that work for this interventional radiologist.


A CC, or color-correcting cream smooths and evens the face within a few seconds, while also working as a moisturizer and sunscreen. I like Oil of Olay’s CC cream. It’s light, fast, and feels good on.

I swipe on lip stain in the morning, and it stays put through a quick breakfast. Most lip products will rub off on your procedure mask, so a stain gets the most mileage. I like this one. An additional lip gloss or balm in your bag or desk can salvage cracked lips or add color to your wan expression when your day runs long.

Dark under-eye circles can be brightened with some First Aid Beauty Triple Eye Remedy, or they can be worn as a badge of honor. I opted to display my dark circles for the first few years as an attending, to save myself a step getting ready for work, and so colleagues in other specialties wouldn’t think I was too well rested, lest they get envious.

I apply mascara in the morning, if I have time. Waterproof, smudge-free formulas are key, as sweat and oil make most makeup melt downward. Blush is fun to apply, if there is an extra moment to dote on yourself in the morning. It’s a good feeling sometimes!

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CONFIRMED: “Beauty and the Beast” Inspired Bar and Lounge Coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney has just confirmed rumors that a new “Beauty and the Beast”-inspired lounge is coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa this fall. The enchanting lounge will celebrate the magic and romance of the popular Disney live-action movie.

Formerly Mizner’s Lounge and Commander Porter’s, this re-imagined lounge will feature four unique spaces inspired by Belle and the Beast.

  • The signature bar will glow from the light of a magnificent gold chandelier that takes its inspiration from Belle’s flowing ball gown, with subtle nods to the Beast’s magical rose.
  • The formal library showcases classical baroque designs and French furnishings inspired by Belle, with hints of the Beast’s friends.
  • The garden room will be a whimsical space that draws its inspiration from the enchanted forest surrounding Beast’s castle.
  • An outdoor patio will evoke the romance of Beast’s garden terrace.

With charm and elegance to be found around every turn, this quaint bar and lounge will be the place where you can put our service to the test and share a tale as old as time.

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Industry Expert Strives to Transform the Lives of Those Around Her

Sherrie Tennessee has 17 years of experience in the Spa industry including the role of a massage therapist, nail tech, spa owner, speaker, professor, educator, and author. In addition, to receiving multiple awards throughout her career, Sherrie’s writings have been published in some highly-respected industry outlets, and she has spoken at many public forums. Sherrie holds a Master of Business Administration. Ms. Tennessee is currently the Education Director of SpaSOS, where she conducts Spa Management, Wellness and Customer Service focused training. In addition, Sherrie published her first book in 2016; How to Open a Day Spa:31-Day Guide. Sherrie is the new Director of Spa and Wellness at Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC.

“Two key points I have learned in my seven-teen years in the Spa industry is yes, the industry has the ability to transform lives of clients as well as those working in the field. The opportunities for those in the Beauty/Spa/Wellness are limitless, I suggest enhancing your skill-set by taking classes and attending shows to be ready for the what is coming next. The other key take I have is networking, it a big yet small industry with people moving and advancing on almost a daily basis. I suggest attending the events created to bring together those in industry such as LiveLoveSpa and SpaHive and connect with vendors, Directors, and educators,” said Sherri.

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McLean: Lifetime Commitment to Wellness

Ginger McLean brings a lifelong commitment to wellness with 19 plus years of experience managing some of the country’s top resort spas. In her current position at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, McLean is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the overall business including the Rock Spa Store, Salon, Spa and Body Rock Fitness Center.

Prior to joining Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, McLean served as the Chief Operation Officer for Bell Tower Salon and Spa; in addition to Director of Spa operations for Walt Disney World, and was responsible for the strategic development of spa operations for Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort, as well as three salons and five fitness/spa facilities across Walt Disney World property. McLean served as Senior Vice President, Spa Division for WTS International and previously Spa Director of “The Chocolate Spa,” Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, Hershey, PA; Corporate Director of Spas and Tarpon Club, Gulfbay Companies, Marco Beach Ocean Resort, Marco Island, FL; Director of Revenue Management and Spa Operations Manager, Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, Ojai, CA. She began her spa career as part of the opening team with The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa, Asheville, N.C.

“What I have learned most about being in the wellness industry is how much people need our services. The body can restore balance no matter how hard we work to break it down and with caring touch, rest, exercise, fresh air, water and sunshine we can thrive. Our bodies hold great wisdom, if we would just sit quietly and listen,” said McLean.

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“Shark Tank of Wellness” Rewards Students for Innovative Wellness Ideas

Do you know a university student interested in wellness? If so, he or she could win a trip to the 2019 Global Wellness Summit in Hong Kong by participating in the “Shark Tank of Wellness” student competition.

This unique global challenge rewards university students for their most innovative, impactful idea for the wellness industry. We define wellness industrybroadly and are seeking innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness, hospitality, investment, medicine, nutrition, real estate, spa, technology, travel, tourism, and more.

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019.

First CBD Summit Agenda Released

Sunday, August 4 


Pre-Summit CBD Welcome Party for VIP Attendees Only
Monday, August 5 


Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall


Opening Remarks


CBD 101: The Wellness Professional’s Guide to CBD


Budding Into Wellness: Impact of the CBD Trend and the Influence It Has on the Wellness Industry From CBD Wellness Experts


Networking Break


The Fearless Lawyer Saving the CBD Industry: Important Legal Considerations for Incorporating CBD Into Your Wellness Facility


Additional Protection: Understand Why Investing in Additional Insurance and Liability Protection Is Beneficial


Lunch in Exhibit Hall


Panel: Why It Works: Simplify the Science of CBD and All Other Cannabidiols


Panel: The Benefit for You: A Closer Look at the Costs and Benefits of CBD for Spas and Wellness Centers


Networking Break


Everything You Need to Know: 5 Steps to a Successful CBD Massage LaunchCBD in the Spa: How to Incorporate CBD Into Your Spa MenuCBD and the Skin: Incorporating CBD Into Result-Driven Facial Treatments


Your Client, Your Practitioner, and You! Benefits of Incorporating CBD Into Your SpaLocal CBD Partners: Creating a Mutually Beneficial Spa and CBD Product PartnershipCBD in Service and Sales: Sourcing, Benefits and Staff Education


CBD and Wellness: Benefits, Products, and Industry AdviceCBD and Marketing: Begin to Showcase Your CBD Treatments to Potential ClientsPanel: CBD E-Commerce: Best Practices for Billing and Payments for CBD Products and Services


Cocktail Reception and Summit Day 1 Concludes
Tuesday, August 6 


Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall


Regenerative Farming: The Importance of Clean, Organic, and Sustainable Farming PracticesElevate the CBD Customer Experience: A Guide to Customer Relations Best PracticesBreak the Stereotype: Separate CBD, THC, and Marijuana


Seed to Sale: Understand How Quality of Vertical Integrated ProductsIn Room Upgrades: Adding CBD to In Room Treatments to Enhance the Client ExperienceReal CBD Partnerships: A Synergistic CBD Partnership Based on Mutual Brand Values


Ingredient IQ: A Closer Look at Organic Ingredients in Your ProductsWhy Education Matters: Creating a Safe Space for Spa Professionals to Learn CBD Best PracticesStraight From the Source: Why Sourcing and Testing Matter


Networking Break


Lunch in Exhibit Hall


Dosage Guide: Understand How Much CBD You Should Apply During Treatments and Why Dosage Matters


Internal vs. External: The Benefits and Variety of Internal and External CBD Treatments


Future of CBD: Where Is CBD Going in the Next Years and How Can the Industry Prepare for the Next Steps?


Closing Remarks and End of Summit

How to make wellness A drawing room conversation

Fifteen years ago she started India’s first spa magazine when the concept of spa and wellness was in a nascent stage. And today, the name Parineeta Sethi is counted amongst the known wellness experts. Sethi has organised a Fit & Fab show, a session on Wellness and fitness industry at Shangri-La’s- Eros Hotel, today.Sethi was always a wellness buff and knew that wellness as an industry will grow exponentially. “World over spas were becoming a rage, but in India they were just about coming up.

So, I thought why not work on an industry which is at a nascent stage but will definitely grow and also contribute my bit to the industry and work towards helping it grow. And see how it has grown! I feel it’s always better to be the first mover,” says Sethi.“When I started out, it was considered a luxury, only urban women were interested in it and it was the older, over 35-year-old women, who focused on their wellness. But today it is no longer a luxury rather it has percolated to the smaller cities.

Men are as interested in spas and wellness as are women. The younger people are adopting it into their lifestyle. Wellness today is all pervasive,” she adds.The exponential growth story of the Indian wellness industry can be understood better with these facts presented by a report by FICCI and EY, which states that the industry was estimated at close to `85,000 crores in the financial year 2014-15, is set to achieve about `1.5 trillion by FY20.

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