Spa News Stories

Gharieni Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Gharieni , a German-based manufacturer of high-end spa and medical furniture, beds, and equipment, celebrates 25 years of success. With branches in Belgium, Dubai, France, Netherlands, and the U.S., the brand’s products are exported to more than 60 countries and distributed at luxury hotels, spas, beauty salons, and medical institutes. Its spa division offers a wide range of spa tables for dry and wet areas, lounges, and furniture while its medical division designs and manufactures examination beds that provide comfortable and optimized positioning for patients during medical procedures, therapy, and diagnostic treatments. “My approach has always been to listen first...

Dr. Brandt Skincare Launches New Skincare Advisory Board

This month, cosmetic dermatology brand Dr. Brandt Skincare created the Dr. Brandt Skincare Advisory Board . This board will pay homage to the skincare line’s founder Fredric Brandt, M.D., and will comprise a groundbreaking panel of skincare specialists. The main purpose of the board is to further elevate the brand and honor Dr. Brandt’s legacy of innovation in the dermatology industry. Each expert chosen for the panel will have a deep understanding and respect for the brand’s tradition of scientific excellence. “The scope of Dr. Brandt’s work was unprecedented,” says CEO and president Stephane Colleu . “To uphold his standards,...

NovaLash Wins the Better Business Bureau Award of Distinction

NovaLash , a global distributor of eyelash extension products, was awarded the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Award of Distinction prize in the Personal Services and Products category. The BBB 24th Awards for Excellence ceremony was held on May 11 at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, TX. BBB sets standards for ethical business behavior and these awards recognize companies in the Greater Houston Area for their achievements and commitment to overall excellence and quality in the workplace. Other companies that received the BBB Award of Distinction prize this year, included Global Healing Center, which offers organic products and home...

Global Wellness Institute Introduces New Wellness Initiatives

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has established 16 wide-ranging initiatives designed to solve key industry issues and further the global conversation about wellness. Each initiative is chaired by an impassioned thought leader within that wellness sector. “Wellness is a vast and complex $3.4 trillion industry,” says GWI CEO and chairman Susie Ellis Chairman . “We forged these collaborative global initiatives to allow expert taskforces to come together to address the problems and opportunities they identify as most important–whether it’s the need for a larger, better trained workforce for the wellness industry; identifying the most effective/compassionate wellness approaches for people with...

Jane Iredale Receives Award for Export Expansion

This week, U.S. secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker presented Iredale Mineral Cosmetics with the President’s E Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D . C. This award is the highest recognition a U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of exports within the country. Companies are nominated for the E Awards through the Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service office network, which is located within the Department’s International Trade Administration. Winners of this award are chosen based on record years of export growth and an applicant’s demonstration of an innovative international marketing plan...

Pevonia to Celebrate 25 Years at Distributor Meeting

Pevonia will conduct its annual global distributor meeting on May 23 to 24 at its headquarters in Daytona Beach, FL. At the meeting, the professional skincare company will celebrate its 25th anniversary theme and host its distributors from around the world, with attendees from more than 100 countries to be represented, including Australia, Italy, Poland, and the UK. Pevonia cofounders and owners Philippe and Sylvie Hennessy will attend along with brand executives, including chief financial officer Rob Livingston, global vice president of marketing and communication Maritza Rodriguez, medical director of global education Christian Jurist, M.D., director of international business development...

Bioelements Celebrates 25 Years in Business

This month, family-owned brand Bioelements commemorates 25 years in the professional skincare industry. For more than two decades, the brand has delivered results-oriented excellence with product innovation and proven results. The brand was founded by CEO Barbara Salomone, who became one of the first licensed estheticians in the U.S. in 1978. In 1985, Salomone opened her first advanced learning center and developed an innovative professional educational system. Bioelements became known for offering education on the latest skincare treatments, ingredient breakthroughs, and professional techniques.In 1991, Salomone launched the Bioelements’ line of professional-use and at-home products backed by a new bespoke concept...

Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare Educates Kids on Sun Safety

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare is focusing on educating children and teenagers. The skincare company has launched a new sun safety program for the students at the Shelly True Dance Academy (Denver) to combat the alarming rise in skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Of those cases, 90 percent result from overexposure to the sun and 23 percent cases occur by the age of 18. Girls ages three to 18 at the Shelly True Dance Academy will receive a variety...

PBA Updates Beauty Pitch for 2016

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announced new judges for Beauty Pitch 2016 , which is a competition for beauty entrepreneurs to pitch their products to a live audience and a panel of celebrity judges. The five new industry leaders who will join the esteemed judging panel include: John Paul DeJoria , cofounder and chairman of the board for John Paul Mitchell Systems and The Patrón Spirits Company Emily Dougherty , beauty director for Elle Kevin Harrington , CEO of Kevin Harrington Enterprises Deanne Kaczerski , executive editor director for InStyle Digital Innovation, Time Inc. Mark Spinks , president of CosmoProf...

Bay Area Beauty Association Debuted Membership Platform

The Bay Area Beauty Association (BABA), which is an industry organization for the San Francisco Bay Area beauty professionals, recently launched its membership platform. This platform includes a job bank and is intended for deeper, more immediate connections. The organization has also started to form strategic corporate partnerships, which will directly benefit members. Perks include event ticket pricing, free on-going webinars, access to the member portal, job bank, and discussion forums. BABA currently has three different membership levels— Individual Membership for $99, Corporate Membership Level 1 for $250, and Corporate Membership Level 2 for $400. “San Francisco and Silicon Valley...

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