Announcements

Dermalogica Featured in New Dell Television Advertising Campaign

Dermalogica was highlighted in a memorable television campaign for Dell computers, titled “Beginnings,” now airing in every major market in the USA. The campaign acknowledges innovative brands, which began in settings such as a “modest first floor bedroom, dusty basement, old dining room table, little room over the pizza place, or on the second floor above the strip mall.” Media coverage of the campaign also resulted in more than 65 million in reach during the first week of its airing. “This insightful campaign really gets it right when describing not only our story, but also the story of entrepreneurial success...

Medinail Learning Center Announces Educational Webinars

Medinail Learning Center (MLC), an online education company, located in Chattanooga, TN, committed to upgrading the careers of nail technicians, introduced monthly webinars for nail professionals. “Our webinars are designed to enhance the knowledge and success of nail technicians,” says Janet McCormick, vice president of educational development of Medinail Learning Center. “Computers and the internet, entwined, are a great resource for nail technicians to learn how to move to the next step in their career.” Education for all nail technicians and continuing education for MLC’s graduates and current students will be offered each month. A series of four webinars, titled...

DermaMed Solutions to Sponsor the Race for Linda 5K for Scleroderma

DermaMed Solutions has announced that they will be one of the sponsors for the first Race for Linda 5K for Scleroderma , which has been organized by the late Linda Hayman’s family and friends, in conjunction with the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation , a national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and friends . Scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at the Milton Hershey School (Hershey, Pennsylvania), all proceeds from the race will go to the Scleroderma Foundation to support research and improve treatment to find a cure for Scleroderma. “As a company that believes in...

Massage Therapy Foundation Announces Student Case Report Contest Winners

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF), a public charity with a mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage, announced the winners of the 2013 Student Practitioner Case Report Contest , which provide an opportunity for massage therapists and bodywork professionals to deliver evidence-informed massage information to the public. This year, the grand prize Gold Award was awarded to Jennifer Nielson from Vancouver, BC, Canada, who will receive a $2,500 cash award, contingent upon undergoing the peer review process with the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB). Her winning case report was titled, “Therapeutic Massage in Treatment of...

CND Shellac System Now Fully Patented

CND , a global leader in professional nail, hand, and foot care has been awarded six patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the technology behind its CND Shellac three-part system, which consists of a Base Coat, a Color Coat, and a Top Coat, each cured under the CND UV Lamp for zero-dry time. “These patents for CND Shellac are a validation of our innovation,” says Dave Valia, Ph.D., vice president of research & development for CND. “They solidify our technical leadership and protect our investment in creating a new category in nail coatings performance and care.” In...

GiGi Unveils New Instructional Waxing Videos

GiGi , a complete line of soft and hard waxes, pre- and post-waxing products, waxing accessories, warmers, and depilatories, announced the upload of new waxing instructional videos on the brand’s website, www.gigispa.com , and their recent YouTube channel . Covering the topics of brow, bikini, leg, lip, arm, and underarm waxing, as well as set-up and cleanup, the videos promote the proper use and techniques of GiGi soft wax application. To view the videos, visit the brand’s YouTube channel here . For more information, visit www.gigispa.com .

Well-Being Travel Announces Speaker Line-Up for Symposium

Well-Being Travel announced the speaker line-up for its first-ever inaugural Well-Being Travel Symposium , which will take place Feb. 18-19 at the MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas). Attendees will hear from industry experts, hotel executives, spa directors, and suppliers, with highlights including Anne Marie Moebes, executive vice president of Well-Being Travel, who will provide an overview on what wellness travel is; Anne Dimon, publisher and editor of Travel To Wellness magazine, who will discuss what consumers are looking for in wellness vacations; Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer of Spafinder Wellness 365 and board member of the Global Spa & Wellness...

Balanced Guru Introduces Giving Back Program

Balanced Guru announced the launch of their Giving Back Program , in which customized limited edition product collections are designed for non-profit organizations to sell and fund their causes. Through the Balanced Guru SEVA AMAZON line , which consists of Rainforest Body Balm , a moisturizer that wakes up the senses and moisturizes the skin; Rainforest Body Oil , a scented soothing body oil that leaves the skin soft and smooth; and Rainforest Body Scrub , an aromatic exfoliator for the body that scrubs away dead skin cells, 100 percent of the profits from the products will go towards saving...

Body Bliss Launches Aroma Design Bar and Aromatherapy App

Body Bliss , a leading natural product manufacturer, introduced a new Aroma Design Bar, along with the Intentional Aromatherapy App, which allows Body Bliss spa and wellness partners to integrate custom aromatherapy alchemy into spa treatments and retail offerings. “We are so excited to introduce the Aroma Design Bar,” says Ann Patton, spa director at The Boulders, Waldorf Astoria Resort (Carefree, AZ). “The concept is true to our intentions for wellness, and the possibilities for personalization are almost endless—exactly what our guests are looking for.” With the Aromatherapy App, the therapist and the client can collaborate and focus on the...

Innovative Spa Management Acquires ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa

Innovative Spa Management (ISM) announced the addition of ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa (Miami Beach, FL) to its list of properties. ISM will provide management and support services for the spa, including the creation of a custom-crafted spa menu, as well as expanding into new markets such as bridal and social events. “We are pleased to welcome ONE Bal Harbour to our group of spas, and look forward to working with them to elevate the experience they provide to guests to a new level,” says Ilana Craig AIberico, founding partner of ISM. “Through initiatives such as the creation of...

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