Hair Coloring

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Dye or tint for the hair.

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Hair Stylist

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The Hair Stylist performs professional cuts, styles, chemical services and therapeutic hair and scalp treatments. They must possess and maintain knowledge of current hairstyles and trends. They must possess excellent cleanliness and sanitation skills and be willing to train in our spa’s specific hair and scalp service offerings (IF APPLICABLE). 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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Hakomi Therapy

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Hakomi Integrative Somatics

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Halotherapy

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The use of salt vapor to treat respiratory ailments, skin irritations, and combat mental lethargy.

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Hammam

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A health treatment that takes place in a large, marbled steam room (110-160 F with 100% humidity) and receive a series of body treatments.

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Have you ever made a mistake with a customer? Of course you have!

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Sexual harassment in the workplace has become a serious area of concern. As businesses aim to offer wellness experiences, spas are challenged to ensure they are creating a safe and positive environment for both clients and employees. As many employers recognize, adopting proactive measures may prevent harassment from occurring. Please keep in mind the following is a “Best Practices” guide to aid you in creating your own, unique policy that works best for your business.

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Harassment in the workplace, including sexual harassment, has become a serious area of concern.  As businesses aim to offer wellness experiences, spas are challenged to ensure they are creating a safe and positive environment for both clients, employees, and other third parties. 

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Hay Bath

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Haystack Wrap

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Heliotherapy

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The use of sunlight for the treatment of different skin conditions. Uses UV rays from the sun in small doses, which can induce vitamin D production in the skin.

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Hellerwork

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Hellerwork is a system of bodywork that combines deep tissue massage, body movement education, and verbal dialogue. It is designed to realign the body’s structure for overall health, improvement of posture, and reduction of physical and mental stress.

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Herbal Body Wrap

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The body is wrapped in warm linen or cotton sheets which have been steeped like tea bags in a variety of aromatic herbs, then covered with blankets or towels, preventing the moist heat from escaping.

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A high frequency facial is a treatment that helps improve overall skin complexion using a glass electrode filled with argon or neon gas which generates a high frequency current with a high oscillation rate when applied to the skin. The oscillation causes a slight heat increase, which affects the blood circulation in the skin, cleanses, and tones the skin. This process is very safe and gentle, and can benefit multiple different skin issues such as fine line, wrinkles, acne, enlarged pores, hydration and the tightening and toning of loose skin.

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Hot Plunge

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Hot water plunge pool to promote blood circulation and relaxation.

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Hot Stone Massage

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Specific massage technique that incorporates the use of hot (and possibly cold) stones to help massage and relax stubborn muscles.  Aromatherapy oils are applied to enhance the relaxing nature of this unique service.

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Scientific Study Shows How Meditation Helps Rebuild the Brain

An eight-week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) provided scientific evidence that meditation can help rebuild the brain's grey matter in eight weeks.

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Enrique founded a spa/beauty product line created from plants and vegetables unique to a village in South America. For each product sold he gave back 15% of the profit to assist the village in building a school.  His distributor positioned the line in the spas of a very upscale hotel chain.  Life became exhilarating; he began to get a lot of media attention. He was invited to speak at several high profile spa events, to promote his products. He and his assistant conducted intensive training at the spas personally to ensure that the therapists understood the protocols.

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Have you ever come across a rock star employee in your work place? A rock star team member is one who strives for excellence, welcomes new ideas, brings fresh perspective to the table, plays well with the team but leads with accountability and, at the end of the day, gets things done because results matter. 

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Hydradermie

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Hydradermie, previously known as cathiodermie, is a facial which uses high frequency and low voltage electrotherapy to rejuvinate and revitalize the skin in order to restore its natural radiance.

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