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Siargao Gets Its First Nail, Waxing and Massage Spa Thanks to Actress and Model Lauren Reid

It's called Sirena Spa

Lauren Reid is officially an entrepreneur! The model has opened her ~*first*~ business, and it's called Sirena Spa. Located in Siargao, Sirena Spa offers nail, waxing, and massage services.Cosmo spoke to Lauren about Sirena Spa via email.My business partners visited Siargao for ...

by Ysa Singson for  | August 14, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

How tea changed the country's beverage market

This 'cool and clean' tea drink stirred the local beverage market upon its entry in 2004 and changed the landscape for good. Find out how it did that.

Most Asians are accustomed to drinking all kinds of tea, but Filipinos, having been colonized by the Spaniards for nearly 400 years and by the Americans for another 50, are different: they have a strong preference for coffee and soft drinks instead. ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 29, 2015 08:00:00

Nail spa caters to underserved segments by taking a different market view

This nail spa isn't the first mover, but it's successful at attracting underserved markets-men, children, and families.

Hand, nail, and foot care used to be just minor services in beauty salons and spas.Ramon de Ubago III, president and CEO of Nail-a-Holics Nail Salon and Spa is among the entrepreneurs who changed the game, by giving our hands and feet ...

by Sherma E. Benosa  | April 27, 2015 03:00:00
News and Events

Beyond Beauty ASEAN Bangkok 2014 to launch in September

Beauty, health, spa, and wellness companies in South East Asia will now have the chance to showcase their cosmetic and well-being products, as well as their services, to a global audience.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | August 11, 2014 01:30:00
Business Ideas

Personal grooming and relaxation for hard-working entrepreneurs

Do you need to wind down after a long day or week of managing your business? You may need some well-deserved pampering. Here's a relaxing treat for you.

The first time you step into this nail and dry bar in Greenhills (just a few minutes away from Greenhills Shopping Centre) you’ll feel the invigorating and luxurious ambiance that will take all the stress away. Located at the fifth level of ...

by Ayesha Ammiel N. Pajares  | May 30, 2014 04:55:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

The changing definition of wellness

Businesses must cope with the ever-changing perception, needs, and demands of customers. Changes in products and services are inevitable and are dependent on the changing preferences of the consumers.

Dear Amor, I am the owner of a spa and wellness center catering to San Juan clients, and we’ve been around for about 12 years now. Business was stable during our first decade, but sales have gone down in the past couple of ...

by Amor Maclang  | May 14, 2014 11:00:00
Startup Tips

How to open a spa business

Worldwide, the wellness industry is a booming business. At home, the 104-member Spa Association of the Philippines expects more players to come in as the number of stressed out urban denizens and relaxation-seeking tourists continues to grow. “The wellness industry is touted ...

by Kissa Castaneda  | April 30, 2013 02:00:00

The art of pampering: 3 day spas to consider

Three brands that elevate affordable pampering into an art form.

The stress of modern living can take its toll on your mind and body. It is a challenge to maintain a careful balance between the roles we juggle each day in our family and career.One of the ways you can relax during ...

February 02, 2012 07:00:00
Startup Tips

5 factors to consider before starting a spa business

The first step is to identify your target market

An increasing number of people are seeking an escape from the stresses of urban living, and a day spa is an accessible sanctuary where they can relax and recharge. Spas found outside the city are becoming popular destinations, serving as an oasis ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 05, 2011 07:00:00
Startup Tips

4 seminars to jumpstart your services-related business

If there is one commodity that will never go out of fashion, it is the need for services like haircut and massage.

The Philippine National Trade Fair is a venue for the country’s finest products and designs coming from all 16 regions. But more than the products, the trade fair is a testament to the country’s growing entrepreneurial spirit.The growth in participants’ year on ...

March 14, 2011 04:00:00