Nail Art

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

The practice of painting decorative designs on fingernails.

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Nail Technician

Job Description | Category: Human Resources

The Nail Technician performs professional nail, hand and foot treatments. They must possess a thorough knowledge of the nails, including a basic knowledge of hand and foot massage techniques and a neat application of polish. They must possess excellent cleanliness and sanitation skills and be willing to train in the spa’s specific nail service offerings. They must possess excellent communication skills and be able to learn the product and service knowledge necessary to effectively provide beauty solutions to meet the needs of our guests. They must hold and maintain a current state license.

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Nasya

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

An intranasal plug of herbs used in ayurvedic medicine to eliminate ama.

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Neti Pot

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

A container designed to rinse debris or mucus from the nasal cavity.

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Topic of focus - Spa Gratuities and Service Fees

When asked whether their spas have automatic service fees/ charges, 45 percent of all spas responded yes; with only 15 percent of day spas saying yes; with only 15 percent of day spas saying yes compared to 56 percent of resort/hotel spas. 

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Topic of focus - Customer Loyalty and Retention

When asked which resources ISPA spa member respondents use to monitor customer service for their spa, it was evident that technology plays a key part in their efforts.

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Nutrition Counseling

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

Guiding clients on food choices and nutritional supplements with regards to weight management, anti-aging, vibrant skin, increased energy, hormonal balancing and general well being.

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