Spafinder Wellness Names Editor-in-Chief

Elaine D’Farley, editor-in-chief of Spafinder Wellness 365

Spafinder Wellness announced Elaine D’Farley as editor-in-chief of Spafinder Wellness 365. D’Farley will also serve as editorial director of Spafinder.com, which plans to unveil a website redesign in 2016. “We are thrilled that Elaine has joined Spafinder,” says CEO and chairman Pete Ellis. “She has an exceptional background and will bring a strong and unique voice to our editorial. Elaine has received many accolades, and I am confident that under her direction, Spafinder Wellness 365 will become the must-read publication for wellness enthusiasts around the globe.”

D’Farley is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York and is passionate about identifying trends and developing creative ways to communicate with a wide audience of people looking for ways to live healthy, happy lives. Previously, she served as the beauty director at SELF for 12 years, the fashion and beauty director of Cosmopolitan, and the senior editor of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue where she developed brand extensions for the magazine, including five calendars and the television special. D’Farley has also appeared as an expert on Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show, CNN, andOprah. “I’m so excited to be part of the Spafinder team,” says D’Farley. “The explosive expansion in the global wellness category makes Spafinder Wellness 365 perfectly positioned for dynamic growth, and I’m inspired to evolve the content and explore ways to refresh, renew, and engage fellow wellness seekers.”