Announcements

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dermalogica in Scottsdale Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Dermalogica in Scottsdale recently celebrated the location’s one-year anniversary by honoring International Women’s Day with an event to benefit Dermalogica’s philanthropic organization, Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship (FITE). The event began with an informal fashion show in partnership with Phoenix Fashion Week , where models posed with personalized Face Mapping skin analysis prescription sheets, emphasizing the need for a customized skincare regimen from a Dermalogica professional skin therapist. The event supported FITE through $25 MicroZone treatments, in which the Dermalogica Foundation matched to fund a microloan to a woman entrepreneur within the FITE network. During the evening, 16 microloans were funded...

DermaMed Solutions Introduces Aesthetic Education Award

DermaMed Solutions , a market leader in professional skincare and spa equipment, has introduced the Aesthetic Education Award , in which the company is contributing up to $1,000 to accredited aesthetic programs for educational expenses for four students each year. One award will be given each quarter worth $500, with an additional $500 bonus if the student attends one of DermaMed Solutions’ Aesthetic Partner Schools . “We believe that creating relationships is the key to success in our industry, which is why we are offering the opportunity for aesthetic schools to partner with us in order to help fund education...

Bellus Academy Receives Massage Envy Spa Excellence in Education Award

Bellus Academy announced that the school is now a recipient of Massage Envy’s Spa Excellence in Education Award 2013. The beauty academy will be recognized at Massage Envy’s Annual Franchise Conference, which will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 27, along with five other honorees. This prestigious award distinguishes the best massage and esthetic education schools for their accomplishments in producing quality industry professionals. " Massage Envy is proud to name Bellus Academy as one of our Excellence in Education Award winners for 2013,” says CG Funk, vice president of operations, Massage Envy . “Bellus was selected for outstanding...

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