Spa News Stories

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...

All Uniform Wear Celebrates 35 Years

All Uniform Wear , a uniform and custom embroidery company, is celebrating 35 years of specializing in school, public safety, medical, industrial, and hospitality uniform lines. The family-owned and operated retail stores launched out of a local flea market in 1979. Today, the business operates 23 locations throughout Florida and has expanded its distribution network to include the U.S. and the Caribbean. “We’re the only retailer to offer multiple embroidery machines on-site at all 23 of our stores throughout the state of Florida—this enables us to provide on-the-spot embroidery for anyone that requires it—an advantage that distinguishes us from all...

Repêchage Partners with Dietl University

Repêchage , a professional skincare brand, announced its new partnership with Dietl University (Poland). The company’s products and treatments will be incorporated into the curriculum of the cosmetology programs at Dietl University, which currently holds two campus locations in Warsaw, Poland and Cracow, Poland. Both locations host two educational programs dedicated to cosmetology, and it is the only university in Cracow to offer a master's degree in cosmetology. Repêchage aims to help Dietl develop students who will be successful within the beauty industry in Poland, by allowing them to learn Repêchage esthetic methods and techniques and provide a hands-on and...

Red Flower Hired Simon Marxer as Vice President of Business Development

Red Flower , a New York City-based luxury beauty and lifestyle brand, announced the appointment of Simon Marxer, who has been hired as vice president of business development. Marxer will be responsible for maintaining and expanding retail, hospitality, and spa opportunities for the company. “Simon brings a wealth of expertise in sales, business development, and the spa industry,” says Yael Alkalay, founder of Red Flower. “His proven and successful record of expansion and leadership as well as his deep understanding of health and wellness will help continue Red Flower’s growth in new ways.” He brings to more than 15 years...

Massage Heights Announces First Family and Friends Event

Massage Heights , a family-owned franchise massage and skin therapy company, announced its first-ever Family and Friends Event. Now through August 31, Massage Heights members can share the benefits of their membership with their family and friends, valid Monday through Thursday from 9:00a.m. until 3:00p.m. Member benefits include member pricing on all massages, facials and elevations, and more. Massage Heights offers a variety of custom massage modalities, including deep tissue, swedish, sports therapy, prenatal and reflexology, as well as custom dermalogica skin treatments, and more. “We understand that summertime is one of the busiest times of year for our members—they’re...

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