The Source at the Seagate Hotel – May 8, 2018

On May 8th the FSA held its 2nd annual event captivated by seaside elegance at the beautiful Seagate Hotel & Spa and proudly launched “THE SOURCE”. Further expanding its commitment to the Spa community in Florida, the FSA has created a platform to keep spa operators and professionals informed of State and Local guidelines, laws and regulations.
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SEASIDE ELEGANCE IN DELRAY BEACH

Orlando Florida, 01/24/17 - Ilana Moses, Founder and CEO of Florida Spa Association (FSA), was surprised at the FSA-hosted Orlando Museum of Art event recently when her team proudly honored her with the Florida Spa Association 2017 Visionary Award.
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Fingerprint Retention Requirements

Posted in Latest News on September 27, 2017. Individuals who submitted fingerprints as a condition of licensure on or after Jan. 1, 2013, are required to have their fingerprints retained in Florida’s Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse). Fingerprints stored in the Clearinghouse are retained for a period of five years from the date of […]
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Julie Bach

I love interviewing people, writing and sharing thoughts about food and food news. I have written over 30 cookbooks on various subjects. My latest book, The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook, was published by the American Diabetes Association in January, 2018.
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Industry Experts Reveal Spa Trends, Values and Challenges in 2018

Original story here: https://www.dayspamagazine.com/spa-trends-2018-values-challenges-industry-experts/ According to the latest International SPA Association (ISPA) U.S. Spa Industry Study, the total number of spa visits surpassed 180 million for the first time last year, and increase of 2.5 percent over 2015. Income also set a new annual record of $16.8 billion, a jump of 3.1 percent. Facilities grew to meet demand, […]
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Integrating Cannabis and Hemp-Based Products into Spa Treatments

Original story here: https://www.dayspamagazine.com/cannabis-hemp-based-spa-treatments/ With the high-profile legalization—and growing public acceptance—of recreational marijuana in certain states, it seems logical that the plant would eventually find its way into the spa for myriad reasons, primarily pain relief. What therapists and clients alike must understand is that there is a huge difference between cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), […]
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Proposed Bill for Deregulation of Cosmetology and Barbering Licensing

ISSUE: Should Florida’s cosmetology industry be deregulated. DISCUSSION: There are almost 100,000 cosmetologists currently licensed and active in Florida, and close to 20,000 salons. Florida’s beauty industry is alive and well, and the continued regulation of this industry is in the best interests of both consumers and cosmetology service providers. It’s not just about looking good. The […]
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