Spa News Stories

Davines Welcomes Two New Ambassadors

Davines , a family-owned, international haircare brand, has appointed David Glover (left), a celebrity and editorial artist, as the company’s first-ever artistic ambassador. With more than 20 years of experience of experience working with names like Elle Macpherson and Heidi Klum, Clover will provide a new layer to the expansive education available from Davines. He will serve as an educator; show leader; and asset for interviews on behalf of the brand. Joseph DiMaggio (right) also joined the brand as master session ambassador. As a seasoned stylist, DiMaggio will serve as a stylist educator and media asset for Davines North America...

Ocean Spa at Jamaica Inn Ranks Number One in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

Ocean Spa at Jamaica Inn , which features Repêchage Professional Skin Care products and treatments, has been ranked number one for Top Hotel Spas in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas, and number six worldwide, for Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014 . “Our level of service offered by our highly skilled team, combined with the wide selection of treatments made from local blends, as well as the internationally acclaimed seaweed based product line Repêchage, helped us win this award,” says spa manager Sheree Jackson. “The impeccable ocean view from our treatment rooms and the blissful sound from the ocean...

Clairvoyant Beauty Partners with Sundance Spa and Cinema Secrets

Clairvoyant Beauty , an all-natural, organic skincare treatment line, announced two new retail partnerships. Beginning in August, the Sundance Spa at the Sundance Resort (UT) and Cinema Secrets (CA), a family business dedicated to quality, innovation, and education, will offer a selection of the brand’s range of face and bodycare products. “ Clairvoyant Beauty began in my grandmother’s kitchen, and I’m proud to be able to share her legacy with health-conscious consumers across the U.S.,” says Lexie Masterson, founder of Clairvoyant Beauty. “Both Sundance Spa and Cinema Secrets are committed to offering quality beauty solutions for an array of skincare...

Successful Hands School Grant Awarded at One Concept School Rally

The North-West College (West Covina, CA) was awarded a $750 Successful Hands school grant package at the One Concept School Rally (San Diego, CA) held earlier this year. The Successful Hands Grant Program , launched through the collaborative efforts of Biofreeze , Massage Envy Spa , and Bon Vital' , supports professional massage therapy students in their educational pursuits. Elizabeth Vinatieri, massage therapy instructor and educational lead at North-West College accepted the grant of $500 cash with an additional $250 product package for her winning school. “This grant will mean the world to our students and school, as well as...

Image Skincare Unveils New Lightening Line

Image Skincare has introduced Iluma , a new illuminating product line featuring Vectorize Technology, a sphere-like molecular structure containing peptides and stem cells for deeper product penetration. Designed to address pigmentation and treat aging on a cellular level, the Iluma collection features six products, including a cleanser, two serums, a brightening cream, a body lotion, and a hand cream. “We believe that a youthful appearance is achieved through a clear, illuminated skintone,” says Janna Ronert, founder and CEO of Image Skincare. “There’s nothing on the market that can compare with Iluma in delivering just that.” Vectorize Technology is available in...

Lux Beauty Group Announces New Vice President of Sales

Lux Beauty Group , a multi-disciplinary beauty company, recently appointed Mark Kuspa as vice president of sales. With more than 30 years of experience in sales marketing for the personal care and cosmetic industries, Kuspa most recently served as the global sales manager of Burwell Industries , with brands such as Tokyo Milk and Lollia , and was responsible for direct management of key domestic retailers, including Target , Neiman Marcus , Sephora , Anthropologie , and Ulta . Prior, he held the position of district sales manager for L’Oreal Paris. Specializing in custom, brand-focused projects, Lux Beauty Group delivers...

John Masters Organics Celebrates 20 Years

Commemorating its 20th anniversary this year, John Masters Organics , a global organic beauty brand, is celebrating its continued commitment to bringing organic skin-, hair-, and bodycare products to women across the globe. “From my apartment to a flagship store in Soho, New York City and international retail partners around the world, the growth of the company has been astounding,” says founder John Masters. “We are celebrating this milestone with a host of new innovations and continued expansion while still providing our customers with truly natural and efficacious products. I look forward to continuing to doing so for another twenty...

Pivot Point International and Beauty Changes Lives Announce Endowment Fund

Pivot Point International , provider of hair, tools, and beauty educational solutions, and the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation , an organization created by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools to build awareness of career opportunities available in the beauty, wellness, and massage therapy industries, announced the establishment of the Leo Passage Endowment Fund to benefit competition, scholarships, and lifelong learning among students and professionals. The fund, established by the Passage family, honors Leo Passage, founder of Pivot Point, who passed away in 2011. It will be endowed with a $1,000,000 donation from the Passage family, and implemented through the Beauty...

SpaCare Group Introduces New Seaweed-based Skincare Line

SpaCare Group , a division of SpaEquip , has added a new skincare brand, VOYA Organic Beauty from the Sea , to its portfolio of luxury skincare products for spas. Based in the west coast of Ireland, the family-owned company recently signed on to be represented in the U.S. by SpaCare Group. “We are thrilled to have been chosen to represent the VOYA line in the U.S.,” says Melanie Edwards, general manger of SpaCare Group. “The caliber of this line is a perfect fit with our portfolio, and we look forward to introducing VOYA’s amazing lines to distinguished properties on...

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Appoints New Director of Spa Integration and Operations

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the parent-company of luxury hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts , Fairmont Hotels & Resorts , and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts , has announced the appointment of Lindsay Madden-Nadeau as director of spa integration and operations. Working alongside Andrew Gibson , FRHI’s vice president of spa and wellness, Madden-Nadeau will act as a support for the company’s spas globally across the three brands of Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel. “We have many new exciting projects lined up for the next few years,” says Madden-Nadeau. “I will play an integral part in the successful opening of each...

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