Industry Events

Dermalogica Welcomes Skincare Professionals to ‘Futurescape’ Symposium

More than 800 skincare professionals from around the world gathered to participate in Dermalogica ’s two-day ‘Futurescape’ Symposium, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles earlier this month. The speakers for this event included a number of well-renowned industry professionals, including Jane Wurwand, the brand’s co-founder, co-owner, and guiding visionary; Diana Howard, Ph.D., vice president of research and development and global education; and Annet King, director of global education, who addressed every aspect of business building. Other industry experts presented strategies for capturing and retaining market dominance, with an emphasis on the power of new...

Diana Howard, Ph.D., Addresses Skincare Ingredient Myths

Diana Howard, Ph.D., vice president of Global Education and Research and Development for The International Dermal Institute (IDI) and Dermalogica , will confront the myths and misinformation surrounding skincare ingredient formulation at an upcoming Guest Speaker Evening titled New Facts, More Fiction, Latest Fantasy, one of a national series of lectures presented throughout the year by IDI, which will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 at IDI , located in New York City. “Professional skincare, the anti-aging segment in particular, continues to be a growth industry,” says Howard. “The International Dermal Institute is committed to helping professional skin therapists separate...

Farmaesthetic’s Founder to Host Sustainable Beauty from the Farm Workshop

Farmaesthetics founder, formulator, and CEO, Brenda Brock, will explore the craft of traditional herbal formulation in the Sustainable Beauty from the Farm workshop, at the Omega Institute (Rhinebeck, NY) from Sept. 20 to 22. Attendees will use herbs, flowers, oils, and grains to create healing infusions to make their own herbal skincare products specific to their skincare needs, while learning about organic, green, and sustainable terminology . “We are honored to have Brenda Brock hold her Sustainability from the Farm workshop here,” says Omega CEO Skip Backus. “Sustainability is one of Omega's core values. We consider that the impact of...

Heartland Tanning Announces Winter Fair Expo Dates

Heartland Tanning is excited to announce the annual Kansas City Expo dates for 2014. The Winter Fair will be held at the Westin Crown Center (Kansas City, MO) from Jan. 3 to 4, where guests can gain knowledge and guidance on how to grow their business. “We’ve collaborated with industry leaders to prepare topics that are informative, timely, and useful for both spa and salon attendees,” says Tammy Reed, vice president of distribution. “This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend one of the most informative and entertaining leadership workshops available.” Heartland will also offer onsite education, including industry presentations...

Massage Envy Spa to Host Healing Hands for Arthritis

Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host the third annual Healing Hands for Arthritis , a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for arthritis. On Sept. 18, all of Massage Envy’s nearly 900 locations will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Since 2011, Massage Envy Spa has raised more than $1 million to help the Arthritis Foundation serve the 50 million adults and 300,000 children affected by the disease. “We are again thrilled to be hosting the Healing Hands for Arthritis event at all Massage...

Live Love Spa Announces Launch of Splash Event

Live Love Spa announced the launch of their Splash media event, which is tailored towards getting spa vendors in front of media and celebrities. The first Splash event will be held on Sept. 18 at The Hyatt Spa (Century City, CA), along with special guest, Brittany Snow. "I am so excited to attend Live Love Spa's Splash event and learn about the beauty brands,” says Brittany Snow. "It will be the perfect spa day for my friends, and I am thrilled to be a part of this newly launched event." Splash will give spa vendors complementary venues to network with...

CND Lends a Helping Hand at Beauty Event

CND and the Professional Beauty Federation of California partnered to celebrate the 11 th -annual Welcome to Our World (W.O.W.) event at the California State Legislature building in Sacramento, CA. Female politicians had the opportunity to unwind and experience some much deserved pampering with complimentary manicures and massages from CND education ambassadors. The event was designed by the Professional Beauty Federation of California, to raise awareness about the $6 billion beauty industry and its impact on the lives of women today. The W.O.W. event has been played an important role in helping to educate state policymakers and regulators on current...

Murad Announces Second Annual Art of Giving Event

Murad Inc. and the Murad Foundation announced the Second Annual Art of Giving gala to be held at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center in Redondo Beach, CA on October 27 from 6-9 p.m. Dr. Murad will donate more than 30 of his original works of art, prints, and newly released pieces that will be available for bidding with 100 percent of the proceeds going to charity. Since everyone has a cause which is near and dear to their heart, the buyers have the opportunity to donate to the charity of their choice. Additionally, the featured piece of the night, “Hope”,...

Speakers Announced for 2011 Green Spa Network Fall Congress

The Green Spa Network announced the speaker lineup for its fourth annual Fall Congress, which takes place from October 9-12 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. This year’s theme is “Taking Root: Making a Difference for the Planet and Your Bottom Line," and the program will include such in-depth presentations as Smart Design; On-Trend P.R. & Marketing Tips that Work Now; Obtaining Transparency and Authenticity in Personal Care Products; and Spas as Vitality Centers. It will also feature an exclusive sponsor showcase, a roundtable discussion led by industry leaders Jane Iredale, founder Jane Iredale Cosmetics; and Barbara Close, CEO of...

Spa Trends from the GSS 2011

by Catharine Nicol The Global Spa Summit 2011, recently held in Bali, brought over 200 key industry professionals from some 35 countries together to listen, share and learn. Instigated five years ago, primarily by Susie and Pete Ellis of SpaFinder, this was the first gathering to be held in Asia, with a delegation from China one of the highlights. A number of different comments and trends were discussed - some predictable, some coming from left field. In a nutshell it’s much about technology and backing up spa treatments with real scientific proof, it’s about targeting relatively new demographics like spa...

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