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World Water Day 2016

Environmentally-Friendly Giving Back Spa Industry

On World Water Day 2016, I want to take a moment to share how Saltability cares and understands that every little effort has the power to make a difference.We took special efforts to craft our innovative Himalayan Salt Stone Warmer (U.S. engineered, fully insured with a 1-year full warranty) so that it would not consume excess energy or resources. And I’m proud to say we accomplished our goal. Our warmers use no water. Think about how much water is needed for traditional turkey roaster-type appliances. With no water required, a typical 10-treatment room spa using our warmers can save up to...

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10 Reasons to #GoPink: Start with DIY Therapeutic Himalayan Salt Bath

Himalayan Salt Benefits How to use at home

It’s more than a pretty in pink … Hand-mined in northern Pakistan near the base of the Himalayan Mountains, Himalayan pink salt is lauded for its reported health benefits and the 84 essential minerals it contains, including iron, magnesium, calcium and potassium. The 100 percent pure mineral salt owes its pink hue to the trace amounts of iron oxide (rust) it contains, but its real value in lies in its long list of benefits and uses for your health. Himalayan pink salt has been reported to: Promote better sleep Act as a detoxifier Promote healthy pH balances Support a healthy respiratory...

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Salt Therapy on American Spa's Top Spa Trends for 2016

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Salt Therapy on American Spa's Top Spa Trends for 2016

In the January 2016 issue, American Spa names salt therapy as one of the top spa trends for 2016. The magazine describes salt therapy as "a very safe, natural, and affordable modality for wellness and beauty” and calls salt “an ideal ingredient for countless spa services." While touting the benefits of different types of spa therapy, American Spa calls Himalayan salt a “particular spa standout." Saltability CEO Ann Brown is quoted in the article:  “By adding Himalayan salt to a full-body massage, clients get additional heat to allow the organic trace minerals to penetrate into the skin and body. It detoxifies,...

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How and Why to Keep Salt in Your Diet

Himalayan Salt Benefits How to use at home

There’s been a lot of recent media buzz about the January 7 update to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The update calls on Americans to limit sugar to no more than 10% of daily calories (no more than 12 teaspoons a day on a 2,000-calorie daily diet) and sticks with its recommendation for Americans to cut sodium to no more than 2,300 milligrams per day. Does this mean salt is bad for you? No – it simply means that most Americans consume too much sodium every day. An overabundance of processed food is the major contributing factor, leading most to consume...

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6 Ways to Improve Networking for Spa, Wellness, and Beauty Business Growth in 2016

ISPA Spa Industry

As we look forward into 2016, I wish for a New Year marked by friendships and mutual growth for all of my friends and industry partners.  We never standalone as we seek success and to make a positive impact around us. If you want to grow your spa, wellness, or beauty business, work to expand your network in 2016. Build a community of supporters who believe in you and want to see you succeed. Below, here are a few ideas on how to build that community – many of whom I have been grateful to be connected with in 2015....

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