Spa News Stories

Bioelements Expands Distribution with Raylon

Bioelements announced that it is expanding distribution of its complete line of professional skincare products with Raylon , a beauty supply distributor. “For some time, we have sought to expand our offerings into a complete skincare brand in order to meet our clients’ needs, but we knew we needed the right brand,” says Josh Hafetz, president of Raylon. “We are ecstatic over our new partnership with Bioelements. The reputation of the brand and the products are unparalleled. In the short time we have had the brand, our clients have already been raving about it.” The new expansion includes 13 professional-only...

Herbacin USA Launches New Website

Herbacin USA , a European botanically-based skin, hair, and bodycare line, announced the launch of their new website, www.herbacin.com . Designed specifically for the American market, the site features a sleek layout with colorful graphics, enhanced content, and improved features. Visitors can now enjoy a new product finder and a back-in-stock notifier. The mobile-friendly site includes faster and more powerful searches, an improved check-out process, a pre-order option for new products, lower minimum purchase order quantities, customer reviews, RSS syndication, and more. “We are excited for the launch of this new site which sports Herbacin’s new look and is easier...

Cosmoprof North America Teams Up with Glossybox

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), which is recognized for its approach to marketing and as the provider of added services to its exhibitor base, has partnered with GlossyBox , a global subscriber beauty box company, in an effort to maintain their innovative approach to business. The collaboration comes as a result of previous successful partnerships that GlossyBox launched with other brands, including Net-A-Porter , Bergdorf Goodman , and La Prairie, among others. Boutique—a GlossyBox limited-edition box—will debut at CPNA in July, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center (Las Vegas), and will go on sale to beauty consumers...

Mio Skincare Partners with Intelix Solutions

Mio High Intensity Bodycare , a line of skincare products, has collaborated with leading medical device and product-based company Intelix Solutions , who will distribute Mio Skincare products and results-oriented homecare protocols to weight loss clinics and medical practices. “The bodycare category has been largely ignored by the medical community,” says Andy Moulton, executive vice president of business development and operations for Intelix Solutions. “Mio’s products are ideal for creating a comprehensive patient program that includes body contouring procedures and homecare.” Mio Bodycare was chosen for visible results, retail-friendly packaging, and the ability to enhance the results of body contouring...

Castle Hill Inn Debuts Pop-Up Treatment Boutique

Castle Hill Inn (Newport, Rhode Island) announced its most recent addition—a pop-up spa suite from Farmaesthetics , an organic beauty brand founded and based in Rhode Island. Farmaesthetics, whose flagship apothecary is located on Bellevue Avenue, provides the Inn with its in-room amenities. Both Castle Hill Inn and Farmaesthetics have collaborated to create a treatment boutique in the historic mansion with treatments ranging from $65 to $190, available through May 22. Two of Castle Hill Inn’s historic mansion’s suites have been transformed into treatment rooms featuring customized Farmaesthetics herbal treatments, which include facial treatments using fragrant, detoxifying and relaxing oils,...

Ilike Organic Skin Care Introduces New Anti-Aging Line

Ilike Organic Skin Care , an all-natural skincare line, launched a new anti-aging, skin-plumping Hyaluronic Time Erase Complex line. Available in Sept., the collection includes a gel mask, serum, moisturizer, and eye cream—developed with hyaluronic acid and a blend of calendula, ginkgo, horsetail, marshmallow, and yucca to help replenish the skin barrier and promote younger-looking skin. “The Hyaluronic Time Erase Complex affordably promotes a fresher, more supple look,” says Szilvia Hickman, senior vice president of Szép Élet, exclusive distributor of ilike Organic Skin Care. “We’re excited about the possibilities this offers those who are seeking an immediate skin-plumping effect without...

Mii Amo Spa Announces New Appointments

Mii Amo (Sedona, AZ), a destination spa, announced the appointment of two new members to its management team. Robert Vance has been named spa director and Danielle Fryer, RDN, CSSD, CFT, has been appointed as fitness director. Vance will oversee the guest experience at Mii amo as well as daily spa operations, training of staff, and implementation of retreats and workshops. "Robert brings extensive spa expertise and an engaging personality to this important position," says Chris Bird, general manager of Mii amo. "Mii amo delivers a highly personalized, luxury experience to each guest, and I am confident Robert will help...

Body Bliss Announces Multi-Country European Aromatherapy Tour

Body Bliss , a leading natural product manufacturer, announced that founder Nick James is launching a 20-day tour, Aromatic Odyssey for the Barefoot Botanist, to celebrate his botanical roots and network of artisanal and co-operative farmers and distillers across Europe. “This very personal journey will take us to some of the farms we use to source the wonderful oils that make up our products, and end at the burial place of my great grandparents and grandparents,” says James. “We will visit the farm my great grandparents used to tend—where my passion for plants and the natural world was kindled.” James...

SpaFinder Wellness 365 Reveals Growth in Spa Travel

Spafinder Wellness 365 released key findings from its 2013 State of Spa Travel report, which provides insight into emerging consumer trends in the North American spa travel market each year. A survey of more than 300 North American travel agents showed that 73 percent reported growth in hotel bookings, resorts, and destination spas. It also revealed that women traveling together represents the number-one way people travel to spas, and baby boomers—aged 49 to 68—continue to constitute the core spa clientele. Agents also weighed in on the fastest growing international spa destinations for North American travelers, which includes Belize, Costa Rica,...

Jillian Wright Debuts Skincare Collection

New York City esthetician Jillian Wright, founder and CEO of Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa (New York City), launched Jillian Wright Skincare . The line of cleansers, serums, moisturizers, exfoliators, and more for use on all skin types is available at her spa and through www.jillianwrightskincare.com . The collection features actives such as age-fighting peptides; botanical stem cells from apple, echinacea, and lilac; fruit and flower extracts; vitamins; and mitoprotect complex, which targets the mitochondrial nourishment and protection of skin cells. Additionally, the eco-friendly biodegradable boxes are made of 100 percent post-consumer recyclable material and infused with wildflower seeds for...

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