Spa News Stories

Carol Cole Company Launches Mini Microcurrent Device

The full anti-aging power of the NuFace Trinity Facial Trainer is now available in a convenient travel-size with Carol Carole Company’s introduction of the FDA-cleared Mini. The ergonomic device is comparable in size to smart phones and delivers the same effective microcurrent stimulation as the full size model for a dramatically improved appearance on the go. It works by sending soft, gentle waves through the skin and down to the facial muscles, where it stimulates ATP production and, in turn, drives the creation of key structural proteins including collagen and elastin. Clinical tests showed 85 percent of users experienced significant...

Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Commemorating its 20 anniversary this year, Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup is celebrating its continued commitment to bringing uplifting beauty to women across the globe. “When I started the company, I had one product, Amazing Base , and with it launched the whole new category of mineral makeup,” says founder Jane Iredale. “We are celebrating this milestone with new innovations and will continue to deliver personal, uplifting beauty that is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. I know the next 20 years will be even more incredible than the last.” The company is introducing a...

Massage Envy Spa Recognizes Therapists and Estheticians for the Year of 2013

Massage Envy Spa , the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., recently awarded 58 Therapists of the Year winners at its Annual Franchise Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. These practitioners, of the company’s estimated 24,000 therapists and estheticians from across the country, attended the conference, where they were honored for their dedication and efforts to the health and wellness industry. The Therapist of the Year program is an annual award recognizing best-in-class service across the network’s more than 980 locations nationwide. Winners are chosen based on their high level of professionalism, client service, and contributions to healing...

Fashionizer Spa Uniforms Introduces New Collection

Fashionizer Spa Uniforms , sustainable cotton spa uniforms for spas and hotel, has launched a new Azla jacket, designed for front-of-house, reception staff, and managers. Created for therapists to greet their clients in jackets before starting a treatment, the Azla features a simple tie-front for ease of use. Available in August, the jacket is made from the company’s Cotton Performance Fabric (CPF) and can be purchased in navy as a stock garment. It will also be available as part of the company’s Mix & Match service, so customers can choose their own fabric and color in line with their brand...

New Beauty Intelligence Snapshot Reports to Debut from Cosmoprof North America

As Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is committed to providing up-to-the-minute information on the beauty industry to its participants, the event company announced a new collaboration with social media consulting firm Verifeed to produce Top Trends & Influencer Reports for Skin, Hair, and Nails. Verifeed prides itself on unearthing “information gold” in the social data stream to provide brands and companies with valuable business intelligence to grow their businesses. With the evolution of social media and viral word-of-mouth marketing, this data enables brands to make more informed business decisions and capitalize on new market opportunities. Through these reports, beauty companies looking...

El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Appoints New Spa Director

El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has named Andréa Magalhaes spa director of their Waldorf Astoria Spa . Magalhaes will be responsible for managing all aspects of the 26,000-square-foot spa. She comes to El Conquistador Resort with more than 16 years of experience in spas, salons, fitness centers, and pool operations. Most recently, Magalhaes was regional director of spa and salon operations of The Spa and Salon at Bally's Atlantic City (NJ). Prior, she was director of spa operations at Avanti Day Resort (Manalapan, NJ). In addition, Magalhaes is currently a...

Valmont Collaborates with Ocean Pearl Spa

Valmont , a Swiss luxury skin-, body-, and haircare brand, will now be carried at Ocean Pearl Spa (Carlsbad, CA) featuring the brand’s signature Vitality of the Glaciers facial treatment, which helps re-energize the skin with nutrients and boost cellular renewal. The brand recently entered the Western U.S. spa market, launching in San Diego and Ocean Pearl Spa, where the products are featured in the spa's boutique, as well as facial offerings. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase Valmont,” says Carol Holguin, Ocean Pearl Spa director. “The product is amazing, and to see the effects it has...

Biofreeze, Massage Envy Spa, and Bon Vital' Launch Student Grant Program

The Successful Hands Grant Program , launched through the collaborative efforts of Biofreeze , Massage Envy Spa , and Bon Vital' , supports the professional massage therapy student and their schools, in which students can apply for one of five $1,000 grants. “We recognize that the health, vitality, and strength of any profession are a function of the people who make up that profession,” says Marshal Dahneke, president and CEO of Performance Health . “By supporting massage schools and their students, we know that we’re making an investment that benefits us all. We encourage all massage therapy students to participate...

Swissôtel Chicago Announces the Opening of Spa 42

Swissôtel Chicago , a AAA Four Diamond hotel, has announced the opening of Spa 42 , which is located on the hotel’s 42 floor. Offering services that help clients unwind, including couples’ and body massages, facials, and a unique jet lag treatment designed to relieve guests of travel-related stresses, the spa uses Kerstin Florian products, a range of European facial, body, and bath treatments, which are also available for purchase and can be shipped to guests’ homes free of cost. Featuring a contemporary atmosphere with a clean color palate, Spa 42 allows guests to enjoy breathtaking views of the Chicago...

Skin 2 Skin Care Expands Reach to Australian Market

Skin 2 Skin Care , a multifunctional skincare treatment company, announced that Rachelle’s Health & Skincare , a national wholesale distributor for medical, natural, and USDA certified organic products, will retail and become a wholesale distributor for the Australia and New Zealand market. “I am very proud that Skin 2 Skin Care is represented by one of the best wholesale distributors in Australia and New Zealand, Rachelle’s Health & Skincare,” says Ken Simpson, founder, chief formulator, and CEO of Skin 2 Skin Care. “The owner Rachelle Martini has 25 years of experience as a skincare expert, trainer, and owner of...

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