Spa News Stories

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...

Repêchage Introduces Vita Cura Triple Action Body Collection

Repêchage has launched Vita Cura Triple Action Body Collection, an array of body products infused with natural resources to improve skintone and texture. Harnessing the benefits from African mafura oil, the formula helps transform dull skin for a smoother, firmer, and more hydrated appearance. Carrot oil protects the skin while French seaweed provides hydration. Notes of Rooibos and Vanilla help stimulate the senses. Suitable for all skin types, the Vita Cura Triple Action Body Collection includes a Body Soufflé, a Nutrí Créme, a Nutrí Oil, a Body Contour Cream, and a Foaming Seaweed Bath for silky smooth, clean, and refreshed...

Washington Spa Alliance Announces Fourth Annual Symposium and Newsmakers Forum

The Washington Spa Alliance announced its fourth annual symposium, which will be held at the National Press Club (NYC) on June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and will examine how the U.S. can be a nation of healthier and happier people. The conference will also feature town-hall-style conversations with local, regional, and national leaders. The interactive newsmaker forum, themed Intimate Conversations with Movers, Shakers, and News Breakers, is drawing a notable group of participants, including Pamela Peeke , M.D., MPH, FACP, chief lifestyle expert for WebMD , pew foundation scholar in nutrition and metabolism at the University of...

Discover Beauty Returns to Cosmoprof with New Brands

The Discover Beauty program, an initiative of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), is returning for its eighth consecutive year. During the three-day program, CPNA show organizers arrange pre-scheduled sales meetings and events with emerging beauty brands and leading retailers. This year’s lineup of brands include: Coastal Salt & Soul , Doll Face Beauty , Drunk Elephant , Indie Lee , Karora Cosmetics , LightStim , Manuka Doctor , MD Solar Sciences , Monteil , Qiriness , Skin Nutrition, Skin&Co Roma , and True Isaac Mizrahi . The Discover Beauty program has its own section centrally located on the show floor, where...

Marinello Schools of Beauty Announces Grand Opening of New Campus

Marinello Schools of Beauty , a leading national brand of beauty schools, has relocated its Topeka campus to a new space in Kansas to make it easier for students to access the campus from various parts of the state. The 8,000-square-foot c an accommodate more than 100 students and features four manicure stations, six pedicure stations, and 32 cosmetology stations. The school also includes interactive classrooms with media centers, a student lounge, a break room, a student computer lab, and a career service center. Programs offered include cosmetology, nail technology, and makeup artistry. In addition to beauty education, Marinello offers...

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Appoints New Group Director of Spa

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced the appointment of Jeremy McCarthy as group director of spa, who will be based at the group’s corporate offices in Hong Kong , and will lead and manage the global activities of Mandarin Oriental’s spa division. With more than 24 years of hotel and leisure services experience, McCarthy was most recently the director of spa development and operations at Starwood Hotels and Resorts , where he was responsible for expanding the company’s spa division, growing the brand and providing conceptual design advice, and project management for new spas. He has also served on various spa...

Pear Energy and Two Bunch Palms Resort Partner for Solar Installation

Pear Energy , a clean energy provider for homes and businesses nationwide, and Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort (Desert Hot Springs, CA) have partnered to create the first carbon neutral wellness resort in North America. “Having the first carbon neutral resort in the U.S. will be a perfect complement to our city's world-famous natural, healing hot spring waters,” says Adam Sanchez Sr., Mayor of the City of Desert Hot Springs. Under the agreement, Pear will finance and construct a 550-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) installation for the resort to provide enough electricity to offset 99 percent of Two Bunch Palms’ power...

Essie Introduces Expanded Gel Shade Collection

Essie announced the expansion of its essie·gel color palette with the launch of 25 new gel shades. Available at essie flagship salons and spas throughout the U.S., the new colors consist of creamy opaques, shimmers, neons, matte finishers, and more. Designed to keep nails in healthy condition, essie·gel delivers up to 14 days of color and shine. The essie·gel system includes a prep + finish nail cleanser, a base coat, a topcoat, a gel remover, and a professional LED lamp. For more information, visit www.essie.com .

Revision Skincare Appoints New Account Executive

Revision Skincare , a professional skincare company, announced the appointment of Shannon Prendergast to the position of account executive. She will cover the territory of Southern Connecticut as well as the Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties and Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx boroughs in New York for the brand. She will be in charge of growing the brand’s presence in her territory, as well as maintaining strong relationships with existing accounts to meet quarterly and annual sales goals. She is also responsible for offering educational support and training to solidify the understanding of the brand and its offering...

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