Courtesy of The Raithwaite Estate Spa, N Yorks
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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association

Are You Award Ready?

By Helena Grzesk, General Manager of UKSA and 22 X Spa Award Winner! An award is a third-party endorsement and which of us don’t look for endorsements and recommendations when researching any restaurant, hotel or local tradesman? Heck – you can even filter an Amazon product search, to only make visible, products with a 4 star rating or above….
"Your face is marked with lines of life, put there by love and laughter, suffering and tears. It's beautiful.” ― Lynsay Sands Seemingly everyone is jumping on the #FaceApp Challenge tre
 by Amy Harper I fell into this industry (with a slight push from a frustrated parent) after back and forth about what I wanted to do with myself, who knows what they want to do when they’re
In an era of hectic, over-connected lifestyles, society is seeing greater emphasis placed on self-care and holistic therapy. More and more individuals seek out activities which will relax them, offer
"It was so surreal. I was convinced I was going to die"1 in 4 women are not attending their smear tests. Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust have relaunched their Salons Supporting Screening campaign
There doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by when the word ‘spa’ is not repeated by someone outside of the industry. A radio DJ,  a mum quoting the latest article in Good Housekeeping or a co
This month I want to explore a very important topic “plastic in our oceans, plastic in our bodies” and set out some ways in which we can easily and sustainably make changes in our spas and everyday li
 -by Jean-Paul Blissett Wellness in its broadest definition, one could argue, is about finding "space" in our lives to think and make those important health choices - physical, mental, and s
- by Diane Nettleton Why do guests visit spas? There are so many reasons. A hen party, a celebration, Mothers and daughters, brides to be, mums to be, a relaxing break, an indulgent break but the