WellSpa 360 covered a lot of trends, treatments and business topics this year and got so much love from our readers. From crystals to fitness to body products, you showed us that you love cutting-edge spa and wellness treatments. So, just in case you missed something—here are our top 10 articles of 2023!
1. The Ideal Crystal for Each Zodiac Sign
Brett Larkin, a crystal expert at Tiny Rituals, offers insight into the best crystals and stones that match the traits of the astrology zodiac signs, as well as tips on cleansing and charging the crystals: The Ideal Crystal for Each Zodiac Sign.
2. The Basics of V-Steam Services
V-steam spa treatments can take 30 to 45 minutes and range in price from $45 to $225. If you’re considering offering this service to your guests, there are a number of things to consider: The Basics of V-Steam Services.
3. The 5 Most Popular Fitness Classes in the US, Ranked
A study by Fitness Volt analyzed Google trends to reveal the most popular fitness classes in America: The 5 Most Popular Fitness Classes in the US, Ranked.
4. Flavonol Deficiency May Contribute to Age-Related Memory Loss
A collaborative, large-scale study found that restoring flavonol levels in adults who were deficient resulted in improved age-related memory loss: Flavonol Deficiency May Contribute to Age-Related Memory Loss.
5. [Recipe Included] Crafting the Perfect Poultice
Expert advice and guidance for crafting the perfect poultice and using it in your spa to relax and detoxify your clients: [Recipe Included] Crafting the Perfect Poultice.
6. Four Threats to the Spa Industry—and What We Can Do About Them
ESPA founder Sue Harmsworth discusses confused consumers, inexperienced staff and other problems facing the spa and wellness industry, plus the solutions that will make us stronger: 4 Threats to the Spa Industry—and What We Can Do About Them.
7. Six Must Visit Spas in France
Spas all around France, from the French Alps to the Mediterranean Sea to Provence, are on this list curated by Travel Awaits: 6 Must Visit Spas in France.
8. Male Hormonal Factors for Building & Maintaining Muscle
There are many components to building muscle, but preventing the loss of muscle mass in men requires understanding the effects of other hormones: Male Hormonal Factors for Building & Maintaining Muscle.
9. Seven Surprising Body Benefits of Oil Showering/Bathing
Oil showering or bathing is a full body treatment that can be a solution for dry skin at home. Here are the benefits your clients should know before trying out this trending ritual: 7 Surprising Body Benefits of Oil Showering/Bathing.
10. Four Cold Plunge Experiences from Top Destinations
Cold plunges are trending in the world of wellness, so we gathered four unique offerings from renowned properties for your inspiration: 4 Cold Plunge Experiences from Top Destinations.