Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest

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It’s that time of year again in spa management. The weather has cooled and client requests have extended beyond the traditional “What facial serum will work miracles on my skin?” to include “Do you have any special items for the holidays?” If you find yourself stumped about what to stock, have no fear. Here at DAYSPA, we understand that facilities—and their spa retail spaces—come in all shapes, sizes and styles. To help you narrow down your shopping list of crowd-pleasing holiday gifts, we searched far and wide for treasures ideal for even the most specific spa retail area. And we're pleased to present our findings in our first-ever holiday gift guide series! Throughout the month of October, we'll present gifts themed to suit six specific boutique styles. Part 1 is geared toward spas with a clientele that is young at heart. Simply click through to check out gifts that we hand-picked for the fashion-forward and free-spirited spa guest. We hope you find inspiration in spa retail presents guaranteed to fly off the shelves and help your bottom line finish 2012 on a merry note!

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

These durable and decorative items from Clever Girl Innovations protect surfaces (and ears!) from hot styling tools.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Youngblood's six-piece set includes deluxe sample sizes of the company's best-selling cosmetics, including the Liquid Mineral Foundation, Mineral Radiance Moisture Tint and Mineral Primer, in a fetching yet durable travel bag.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Clients with a sweet tooth will rejoice over this deliciously scented, three-wick candle from Farmhouse Fresh.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide Part 1

Give clients the gift of a brighter smile with this all-natural and organic gel from Rockstar White.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

DAYSPA's Retail Recommendation: Ideal for boutiques serving clients who are young at heart

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide Part 1

Help clients celebrate the season with festive manicures courtesy of the Holiday Joy Collection from China Glaze (an American International Industries brand).

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Allow clients to express their individuality with signature pieces from Chelsea Taylor Designer Jewelry.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

This five-piece set features richly pigmented beauty products, three of which are brand new additions to the Bodyography care line.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Biddiscombe's sunless tanning products allow for a long-lasting bronze glow.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest.

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Malibu C's holiday set features natural hair treatment products designed to fight fading and promote healthier locks.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Offer clients a naturally luscious pout with Whitening Lightning's lip glosses, which contain collagen peptides to increase volume and diminish lip wrinkles.

Practical solutions with funky flair for the youthful and free-spirited spa guest

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

This candle set from Aroma Naturals features three festive scents—Peace Ruby, Wish and Evergreen—all formulated from pure essential oils.

Earth-friendly finds for the conscientious shopper with an eye for style

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

These sweet-smelling treasures from Éminence come in travel-size packaging to suit the on-the-go client. They also make great stocking stuffers!

Earth-friendly finds for the conscientious shopper with an eye for style

Spa RETAIL: DAYSPA's Expanded 2012 Holiday Retail Gift Guide—Part 1

Clients will be swept away by Epicuren's luxurious limited-edition holiday blends, including the botanically-based Embrace.

Earth-friendly finds for the conscientious shopper with an eye for style

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