In a survey carried out by Spas.ie, 9 out of 10 people said that personal wellness and wellness therapies are far more important now than before the pandemic began.
The national survey of nearly 2,500 Irish spa goers found they are overwhelmingly comfortable to start getting treatments again. 97% will be happy to be going back for manicures; 95% for a massage and 90% will feel comfortable having facials and eye treatments. Surprisingly 1 in 4 people would get these treatments even if the therapist was not wearing any PPE.
Nearly half of all respondents (44%) admitted that they had missed seeing their spa therapist more than seeing a friend and 86% said they wished they could have had a massage during lockdown.
Three quarters of respondents tried at-home beauty treatments during lockdown yet nearly all of these (72%) will be going back to the spa or beauty salon to get them done professionally.