In the spa world, one of the up and coming trends involves providing services for tired aching feet. It's surprising this hasn't taken off sooner, as most people I know have a complaint of some sort regarding their feet - come the end of the day. In most other parts of the world, especially in Asia, the feet are considered a gateway to the rest of the body and reflexologists and feet practitioners can work healing magic on internal organs by massaging specific parts of a client's foot.
Beauty Launchpad magazine has a featured article all about feet this month, and how (if you're a spa owner or feet owner) to take care of those critical appendages. Here's a bit of the article by Karie L. Frost:
Specialty treatments, customized services and spa-level products—the business of pedicures puts the world of relaxation and beautification at your clients’ feet.
Our poor feet. We drag them, cramp them, march them, stub them. We scrunch them into tiny shoes; we beg their forgiveness when we force them to teeter all day on stilt-like heels. We ask the world of our feet, so we should give them the world when we take care of them. Read on to learn from industry greats the latest trends in putting feet first.