Announcements

Bioelements Expands Distribution With TNG Worldwide

Bioelements announced that it will expand distribution of its complete line of professional skincare products with TNG Worldwide , a Gallup-based organization providing products, expertise, and solutions to the spa, beauty, and hospitality industries. “TNG Worldwide is a leader in providing expertise and solutions to spa professionals,” says Barbara Salomone, president and founder of Bioelements. “That makes them a perfect partner for Bioelements. Together we’ll remain dedicated to customer service, training, and education, so Bioelements Partnership Spas can always expect success at every level of their business.” This new expansion includes The Industry Source , professional-only stores, coast-to-coast catalog sales,...

Fashionizer Couture Uniforms Partners with Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Fashionizer Couture Uniforms announced its first global partnership with Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas (multiple locations), who has chosen the UK design company to create a new uniform concept for its spas and resorts worldwide. Last year, under its new management, Six Senses developed a fresh corporate identity, focusing on establishing high standards across its business while creating partnerships with companies that share their values. The refocus included rebranding its uniform designs, which have been inspired by the new color palette of bright olive, pebble grey, and pearl white. The uniform collection consists of tunics, trousers, skirts, and jackets for...

Performance Health Acquires Bon Vital'

Performance Health , manufacturer and marketer of branded rehabilitation and wellness products, announced its acquisition of Bon Vital’ , manufacturer and marketer of topical products. “Bon Vital' is recognized for its broad offering and commitment to superior quality and performance,” says Marshall Dahneke, president and chief executive officer at Performance Health. “Its investments in innovation, education, and therapist-support programs have resulted in a very strong and loyal customer base, similar to what we have done with our Biofreeze , TheraBand , and Cramer brands. This common approach and combined commitment to the massage therapy and spa professions create a powerful...

Booker Teams Up with Yelp and MapQuest

Booker , a leading marketing and business management software, has partnered with Yelp and MapQuest to expand the marketing reach of SpaBooker clients. The partnership will provide merchants with automated listings, real-time booking, and expanded local visibility. “By partnering with Booker, MapQuest offers our users the ability to secure appointments around the corner, across town, and even around the world with our local discovery tool already used by millions every day,” says Brian McMahon, general manager of MapQuest. “For the myriad of consumers using MapQuest for travel planning, the ability to book spa appointments is a relevant enhancement to the...

Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Commemorating its 20 anniversary this year, Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup is celebrating its continued commitment to bringing uplifting beauty to women across the globe. “When I started the company, I had one product, Amazing Base , and with it launched the whole new category of mineral makeup,” says founder Jane Iredale. “We are celebrating this milestone with new innovations and will continue to deliver personal, uplifting beauty that is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. I know the next 20 years will be even more incredible than the last.” The company is introducing a...

Massage Envy Spa Recognizes Therapists and Estheticians for the Year of 2013

Massage Envy Spa , the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., recently awarded 58 Therapists of the Year winners at its Annual Franchise Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. These practitioners, of the company’s estimated 24,000 therapists and estheticians from across the country, attended the conference, where they were honored for their dedication and efforts to the health and wellness industry. The Therapist of the Year program is an annual award recognizing best-in-class service across the network’s more than 980 locations nationwide. Winners are chosen based on their high level of professionalism, client service, and contributions to healing...

New Beauty Intelligence Snapshot Reports to Debut from Cosmoprof North America

As Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is committed to providing up-to-the-minute information on the beauty industry to its participants, the event company announced a new collaboration with social media consulting firm Verifeed to produce Top Trends & Influencer Reports for Skin, Hair, and Nails. Verifeed prides itself on unearthing “information gold” in the social data stream to provide brands and companies with valuable business intelligence to grow their businesses. With the evolution of social media and viral word-of-mouth marketing, this data enables brands to make more informed business decisions and capitalize on new market opportunities. Through these reports, beauty companies looking...

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...

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