Here Are the Winners of American Spa's 2019 Professional's Choice Awards

Here are the winners and finalists of American Spa's 2019 Professional's Choice Awards! // Graphic by Samantha Reed for American Spa

Three years ago, American Spa decided to announce the 2017 winners its Professional Choice Awards differently than usual. Instead of announcing all 50 winners (plus finalists) at once, we broke up the categories into groups and announced a few winners from each group per day.

This year, for the awards' 15th anniversary, we followed suit and over the last two weeks we've been celebrating the 12 Days of PCA here on American Spa online and across our social media platforms, bringing you the winners and finalists of each category that you, our professionals, voted for. Now, we've got the complete list of categories, winners, and finalists for you to enjoy.

Below are the winners of American Spa's 2019 Professional's Choice Awards:

SPA STANDOUTS:

1. Favorite New International Spa: Floating Spa at Monkey Island Estate (Bray, UK)

Finalists:

  • Cartesiano Spa at Hotel Cartesiano Puebla (Mexico)
  • Como Shambhala Retreat at Como Castello Del Nere (Tuscany, Italy)
  • Six Senses Krabey Island (Cambodia) 
  • Natura Bisse Spa at The Village (London)

2. Favorite New U.S. Spa: Miraval (Austin, TX)

Finalists:

  • The Phoenician Spa (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • The Spa at Peninsula Beverly Hills (CA)
  • Nest Spa at Blackberry Mountain (Walland, TN)
  • Babor Signature Spa at The Dominick (New York City)

3. Favorite Destination Spa: Miraval (mutliple locations)

Finalists:

  • Mii Amo (Sedona, AZ)
  • Canyon Ranch (multiple locations)
  • Cal-A-Vie (Vista, CA)
  • Rancho La Puerta (Tecate, Mexico) 

4. Favorite Resort Spa: Chuan Spa at The Langham, Chicago

Finalists:

  • The Spa at La Costa at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa (Carlsbad, CA)
  • The Phoenician Spa at The Phoenician (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Eau Spa at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa (Manalapan, FL)
  • The Diplomat Spa + Wellness at The Diplomat Beach Resort (Hollywood, FL)

5. Favorite Multiple Location Spa: The Woodhouse Day Spa

Finalists:

  • Chuan Spas at The Langham
  • Canyon Ranch
  • Burke Williams
  • Milk + Honey 
     

SPECIALIZED SPAS:

6. Favorite Romantic Spa: One & Only Spa Palmilla (Los Cabos, Mexico)

Finalists:

  • Calistoga Spa Hot Springs (CA) 
  • The Meadowood Spa at Meadowood Napa Valley (St. Helena, CA) 
  • Spa Without Walls at Fairmont Orchid (Waimea, HI) 
  • The Spa at La Mamounia (Marrakech, Morocco) 

7. Favorite Green Spa: Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary (Freestone, CA)

Finalists:

  • The Living Spa at El Monte Sagrado (Taos, NM) 
  • B Spa at Bardessono (Yountville, CA) 
  • Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa (Ojo Caliente, NM) 
  • The Retreat Costa Rica (Atenas)

8. Favorite Cruise Spa: Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Sea (multiple cruise lines)

Finalists:

  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Centers on Royal Caribbean International
  • Mandara Spa on Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Cloud 9 on Carnival Cruise Line
  • Aurea Spa on MSC Grandiosa

9. Favorite Day Spa: The Woodhouse Day Spa (multiple locations)

Finalists:

  • Burke Williams (multiple locations) 
  • Oasis Day Spa (multiple locations) 
  • Hiatus Spa + Retreat (multiple locations) 
  • Spa Gregorie’s (multiple locations)

10. Favorite Medical Spa: Blue Medi Spa (Sherman Oaks, CA)

Finalists:

  • Blue Water Spa (Raleigh, NC)
  • Trifecta Med Spa + Wellness (multiple locations) 
  • Alchemy 43 (multiple locations) 
  • Tribeca Medical Spa (New York City)
     

GETTING EQUIPPED:

11. Favorite Treatment Table Manufacturer: Earthlite / Living Earth Crafts

Finalists:

  • Oakworks Spa
  • Gharieni
  • Lemi Group
  • Silhouet-Tone

12. Favorite Hydrotherapy Equipment Manufacturer: Lemi Group

Finalists:

  • Gharieni
  • Kohler
  • TouchAmerica
  • MTI Baths

13. Favorite Laser and Light Manufacturer: LightStim

Finalists:

  • Celluma
  • Syneron Candela
  • Lumenis
  • Sciton

14. Favorite Fitness Equipment Manufacturer: Technogym

Finalists:

  • Life Fitness
  • Matrix
  • Precor
  • Peloton

15. Favorite Aesthetic Equipment Manufacturer: Celluma

Finalists:

  • HydraFacial
  • Silhouet-Tone
  • Bio-Therapeutic
  • Foreo
     

A DAY AT THE SPA:

16. Favorite Spa Cuisine: Rancho La Puerta (Tecate, CA)

Finalists:

  • The Lodge at Woodloch (Hawley, PA)
  • Miraval (multiple locations)
  • Canyon Ranch (multiple locations)
  • The Phoenician Spa at The Phoenician (Scottsdale, AZ)

17. Favorite Spa Treatment Menu: Chuan Spa at The Langham, Chicago


Finalists:

  • Miraval (multiple locations)
  • The Spa at Cliff House (Neddick, ME)
  • Eau Spa at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa (Manalapan, FL)
  • The Diplomat Spa + Wellness at The Diplomat Beach Resort (Hollywood, FL)


FOR HANDS AND FEET:

18. Favorite Nailcare Equipment Manufacturer: Continuum Pedicure Spas

Finalists:

  • Earthlite/Living Earth Crafts
  • Gharieni
  • J&A / Lenox Pedicure Chairs
  • Michele Pelafas

19. Favorite Nailcare Line: Dazzle Dry

Finalists:

  • OPI
  • CND
  • Essie
  • SpaRitual

20. Favorite Spa Sandal Manufacturer: Oka-B

Finalists:

  • Yeah Baby
  • Sposh (Universal Companies)
  • Sensi
  • Zendals


FOR YOUR SPA:

21. Favorite Spa Software: Book4Time

Finalists:

  • Vagaro
  • Millennium Systems International
  • SpaSoft
  • MindBody

22. Favorite Distributor: Universal Companies

Finalists:

  • ReadyCare
  • The Spa Mart
  • Telli Industries
  • MedSpa Distributors

23. Favorite Private Label Manufacturer: ReadyCare Industries

Finalists:

  • Vitelle
  • YG Laboratories
  • CBI Laboratories
  • Spa de Soleil

24. Favorite Spa Uniform Manufacturer: Noel Asmar Uniforms

Finalists:

  • Yeah Baby
  • Urbane Scrubs
  • Jaanuu
  • Fashionizer

25. Favorite Spa Robe Manufacturer: The Mansfield Robe Company

Finalists:

  • Monarch Cypress
  • Boca Terry
  • Comphy Co
  • Sposh


FOR HAIR & SUN:

26. Favorite Haircare Line: MoroccanOil

Finalists:

  • Aveda
  • Redken
  • Davines
  • Pureology

27. Favorite Hair Removal Line: Nufree Nudesse/Finipil

Finalists:

  • Cirépil by Perron Rigot
  • Satin Smooth
  • Lycon
  • Gigi

28. Favorite Sunless Tanning Line: Fake Bake

Finalists:

  • Coola
  • St. Tropez
  • Norvell
  • SunFX

29. Favorite Suncare Line: Coola

Finalists:

  • Tizo
  • Suntegrity
  • Supergoop
  • Image Skincare


FOR THE SKIN:

30. Favorite Skincare Line: Eminence Organic Skin Care

Finalists:

  • FarmHouse Fresh
  • Image Skincare
  • G.M. Collin
  • Pevonia

31. Favorite Anti-Aging Line: Pevonia

Finalists:

  • Image Skincare
  • G.M. Collin
  • Le Mieux
  • ExPürtise

32. Favorite Sensitive Skincare Line: Hale & Hush

Finalists:

  • Pevonia
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • G.M. Collin
  • Dermalogica

33. Favorite Acne Line: Dermalogica

Finalists:

  • Image Skincare
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • IS Clinical
  • Repêchage

34. Favorite Men’s Line: Organic Male OM4

Finalists:

  • Pevonia
  • American Crew
  • Jack Black
  • The Art of Shaving

35. Favorite Lightening Line: Image Skincare

Finalists:

  • IS Clinical
  • G.M. Collin
  • Obagi Medical
  • PCA Skin


FINAL TOUCHES:

26. Favorite Eyelash Extension Line: NovaLash

Finalists:

  • Bella Lash
  • Borboleta Beauty
  • Minkys
  • Xtreme Lashes

 

37. Favorite Eyelash Conditioner Line: Grande Cosmetics

Finalists:

  • Revitalash
  • Jane Iredale
  • RapidLash
  • Blinc

38. Favorite Cosmetics Line: Jane Iredale

Finalists:

  • Glo Skin Beauty
  • Grande Cosmetics
  • IT Cosmetics
  • Make Up Factory


SOOTHING AND NATURAL: 

39. Favorite Indie Beauty Brand: OSEA Malibu

Finalists:

  • Grande Cosmetics
  • FarmHouse Fresh
  • Code of Harmony
  • Zents

40. Favorite Ayurvedic Line: Tara Spa Therapy

Finalists:

  • Shankara
  • Aveda
  • Sundãri
  • Banyan Botanicals

41. Favorite Aromatherapy Line: Body Bliss

Finalists:

  • Tara Spa Therapy
  • DoTerra
  • Young Living
  • Aromatherapy Associates

42. Favorite Natural Line: Naturopathica

Finalists:

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • FarmHouse Fresh
  • Body Bliss
  • Kerstin Florian


FOR THE BODY:

43. Favorite Body Care Line: FarmHouse Fresh

Finalists:

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Body Bliss
  • Comfort Zone
  • Phytomer

44. Favorite Anti-Cellulite Line: Phytomer

 

Finalists:

  • M'Lis
  • Image Skincare
  • Pevonia
  • Repêchage

45. Favorite Vitamin and Supplement Line: M'lis

Finalists:

  • Nutrafol
  • Jane Iredale
  • Hum
  • Beauty Chef

46. Favorite Health and Fitness Spa: Miraval (multiple locations)

 

Finalists:

  • Canyon Ranch (multiple locations)
  • Exhale Spa (multiple locations)
  • Rancho La Puerta (Tecate, Mexico)
  • The Ranch Malibu (CA)


MAKING AN IMPACT:

47. Favorite Company for Product Education: Eminence Organic Skin Care 

Finalists:

  • LightStim
  • FarmHouse Fresh
  • G.M. Collin
  • Dermalogica
     

48. Favorite Company for Manufacturer Support: Earthlite / Living Earth Crafts

Finalists:

  • LightStim
  • Lemi Group
  • Gharieni Group
  • Oakworks
     

49. Favorite Spa Consultant: Christi Cano, president and founder, Innovative Spa Productions

Finalists:

  • Diana Mestre, Founder, Mestre & Mestre Spa Consulting
  • Lynn Curry, president and co-owner, Resources for Leisure Assets
  • Sylvia Sepielli, owner, Sylvia Planning and Design
  • Amy McDonald Founder and CEO, Under a Tree, Health and Wellness Consulting

50. Most Influential Spa Leader: Catherine Warren, corporate operations director, spa division, WTS International

Finalists:

  • William Wesley Myers, regional director of spa and wellness, North America Langham Hotels & Resorts
  • Barbara Close, founder and CEO, Naturopathica
  • Boldijarre Koronczay, president, Eminence Organic Skin Care 
  • Susie Ellis, chairman and CEO, Global Wellness Institute


Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists awarded this year. Be sure to check the related stories tab below for a complete list of PCA stories from this year.  As always, thank you, our professionals, without whom this wouldn't be possible.  Keep an eye here, on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for upcoming info on the 2020 Professional's Choice Awards—our 16th annual awards!

 

RELATED STORIES

The 12 Days Of PCA Day One: Spa Standouts

The 12 Days Of PCA Day Two: Specialized Spas

The 12 Days Of PCA Day Three: Getting Equipped

The 12 Days Of PCA Day Four: A Day At The Spa

The 12 Days Of PCA Day Five: For Hands And Feet

The 12 Days Of PCA Day Six: For Your Spa

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 7: For Hair And Sun

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 8: For The Skin

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 9: Final Touches

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 10: Soothing And Natural

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 11: For The Body

The 12 Days Of PCA Day 12: Making An Impact

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