Beauty

Repêchage Sponsors Lisa Folawiyo at New York Fashion Week

Repêchage , a professional skincare company, has partnered with fashion designer Lisa Folawiyo for the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 Show. The brand provided a collection of skincare products to prep models’ skin prior the show. Algo Mist Hydrating Seaweed Facial Spray , C-Serum Seaweed Filtrate, T-Zone® Balance Moisture Complex , Hydra 4® Cleanser , Hydra Refine® Cleansing Mousse , and Eye Rescue Pads, were among the products used on models’ skin before embracing the bright lights. Folawiyo has presented her collection on international platforms, including Johannesburg, Milan, Paris, and New York. For more information, visit www.repechage.com . For...

Murad Announces Opening of First Flagship Retail Location

Murad , a skincare brand founded by Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD, announced its plans to open the company’s first official stand-alone retail boutique. Scheduled to open next month, the freestanding store will be located in Los Angeles, serving as Murad’s Global Flagship retail location. The opening of the 1,500-square-foot store coincides with the celebration of the brand’s 25 anniversary this year. “Helping as many people as possible to achieve healthy skin and live happily is one of the goals on which I have based my research, my medical practice, and my life,” say Murad. “It is also the reason I...

Milani Cosmetics Launches Updated Website

Milani Cosmetics , a multicultural color cosmetics company, announced the launch of its enhanced digital platform, www.milanicosmetics.com , to enrich the overall consumer experience while educating clients. The redesigned website provides users an intuitive online space. Featuring makeup tips, trends, product pages that distinguish product variations, and related topics, the user-friendly platform makes it easier for consumers to learn more about the brand and teaches them how to properly apply makeup at-home or on the go. Capability for product reviews and ratings; forums to engage in conversation and education; expert reviews and testimonials through Milani’s selected contributors, experts, and beauty...

CIDESCO Launches New Portfolio of Diplomas

CIDESCO , the world standard for beauty and spa therapy with accredited schools in more than 33 countries worldwide, has launched three new diplomas. The new qualifications include a Spa Therapy Diploma, which gives candidates the opportunity to obtain a diploma in spa therapy without the prerequisite of a qualification in beauty therapy. The Beauty & Spa Management Diploma has been developed to give graduates a competitive edge in the market place. The course includes an emphasis on the range of activities required to manage a business, such as human resources planning and customer service. This postgraduate diploma is available...

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...

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...

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...

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...

L’Oréal Acquires Decléor and Carita Brands

L'Oréal USA has acquired global skincare brands Decléor Paris , a leader in aromatherapy skincare, and Carita Paris , an anti-aging skincare line. Formerly held by the Shiseido Group , both companies have been integrated into L'Oréal’s Professional Products Division. With a portfolio of 28 existing beauty brands and a presence in hair and nail salons across the U.S., the addition of Decléor Paris and Carita Paris marks L’Oréal’s entrance into new distribution channels within the professional beauty market, including day, resort, and destination spas.

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