Spa Magazine Hosts 8th Annual Spring Media Event

Spa Magazine held their 8th Annual Spring Media Event on March 20th at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills. Twenty five spas and spa suppliers showcased their specialties to over 100 top consumer and lifestyle journalists.
Presenting Sponsor Bare Escentuals
Presenting Sponsor Bare Escentuals

The Fours Seasons Lounge
The Fours Seasons Lounge

Here's an insider's look at the newest faces, places, products and trends:

Destination Spas

Four destination spas were represented, Lake Austin Spa, Rancho La Puerta, Red Mountain Spa, and The Oaks at Ojai. Each spa offered attendees experiences and products that represent what is unique to their property and region.

Red Mountain offered bone density testing to showcase their health education and assessment program. Spa cuisine was featured at three out of the four destination spas. Lake Austin offered three varieties of organic seasoned pecans prepared by their chef, and The Oaks at Ojai gave away spa-made brownies along with the recipe and agave nectar used to sweeten the brownies. Journalists munched on healthy hors d'oeuvres from Rancho La Puerta's cookbook. The Ranch's new cooking school La Cocina Que Canta (The Kitchen that Sings)

Skin Care

Esthetician to the stars Kate Somerville, creator and director of Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts was on site with Dr, Richard Fox from Medical and Skin Spa at Agua Serena at the Hyatt Grand Champions in Palm Springs. Dr. Fox works closely with Somerville to offer pre and post medical treatment protocols at his spa.

LA PRAIRIE, Switzerland promoted their new concept spa at the famous Beverly Hills Hotel


Icons in the resort industry, Anne Cole Swimwear (website under construction) and donna nadeau introduced their scrumptious spa collections. Anne Cole featured a resort swim suit line, and donna nadeau's cotton and linen clothing was a huge hit with attendees.

The Art of Bathing

Sanijet® PipelessTM Hydrotherapy and Aromatherapy Associates educated journalists on the Art of Bathing. Sanijet's VP of Sales & Marketing Philip Klement, along with Spa Magazine's publisher Michelle Gamble and several others, were featured on KCBS News.