VI Aesthetics, a Los Angeles-based pharmaceutical grade chemical peel and skin care line, is proud to announce Ken Mazur as vice president of sales. Mazur will be responsible for expanding and leading the domestic sales team in driving sales for the famed painless VI Peel and the VI Derm skin care line. Hailing from Clarisonic, Mazur describes the appeal of VI Aesthetics saying, “VI Aesthetics has a very unique product and the company has a mission I believe in. Marya Khalil-Otto has taken this company to new heights and I am honored to become part of the growing team.”
Saltability announces that Christine Clinton has joined the company as an account executive and international educator. A licensed massage therapist, entrepreneur, and skin care specialist, Clinton has worked in the spa industry for 27 years, with a focus on helping cancer patients through spa therapy. A wellness company that provides quality Himalayan salt stone treatments and products for resort, day, medical, and destination spas worldwide, Saltability was created by founder Ann Brown, who sought a better and more environmentally-friendly way to provide stone massage to clients. In her new role, Clinton will work closely with Saltability clients to determine how best to incorporate Saltability’s Himalayan Salt Stone Massage, featuring Saltability’s eco-friendly, salt stone warmer, and other spa treatments and retail products into their spas and wellness centers.
Surya Brasil, a Brazilian line of natural, organic, and vegan lifestyle products that promote health, wellness, and sustainability, celebrates 20 years in the United States with continued growth and development on the horizon. In the 20 years in the US and Canada, the brand has seen continued growth. “In 2017 alone we have grown 92 percent and will continue to grow as we look to the future," says Clelia Angelon, founder of Surya Brasil. "We are proud to now be available in our latest retailers, Thrive Market and Pharmaca, and intend to continue to significantly increase our distribution over the next couple of years. We are also exploring the opportunity of going into mass market in 2018.”
Repêchage® Professional Skin Care is excited to announce that Mrs. India 2017 & Mrs. North Asia Universe 2017, Kristi Das, will serve as an official Repêchage Brand Ambassador in India. Under the guidance of JB SkinCare, the exclusive distributor for Repêchage in India, Repêchage will serve as Das’ skin care and wellness partner as she prepares to compete for the title of Mrs. Universe 2017. In partnering with Repêchage, Kristi Das says, “I am very excited that Repêchage will serve as the official skin care and wellness partner in my journey to Mrs. Universe 2017. Repêchage makes my skin beautiful and radiant. The seaweed contains vitamins, minerals, and trace elements, which provide my skin with essential moisture.”
Iris Mittenaere has become an ambassador for Guinot Paris, the leading French skin care line and beauty company, which offers full service treatments and professional expertise for the beauty in dustry. Mittenaere has long valued healthy skin care and with a busy schedule as Miss Universe, Guinot makes it easy for her to maintain a well-balanced beauty regimen. During a recent Guinot Hydradermie facial at Stephen Knoll Salon in New York, she said, “I travel a lot and value good skin care products. As a Guinot ambassador, I have been able to learn more about my skin type and which Guinot products and treatments are best for me. I look forward to sharing the Guinot experience with others.” Keeping its roots in the spas where its professional treatments began, Guinot is recognized as a leading skin care collection with results-driven products and treatments available exclusively at prestigious spas worldwide.
Biologique Recherche has partnered with Wellness for Cancer, a non-profit organization, to adapt facial and body treatments specifically to the needs of cancer patients and those in remission. Treatments are available in the US and France, with plans to expand in over 70 countries, making Biologique Recherche the only company adapting its methodology to all types of cancer patients worldwide. "With the help of Wellness for Cancer, we are bringing to market something that should have been done a long time ago, bringing wellness and beauty to those who need it most and those who cannot always afford it,” says Rupert Schmid, chairman of Biologique Recherche. “Through this partnership, we are adapting our methodology and personalized approach to globally offer spa benefits to those who have been touched by cancer.”
Bioelements announces expanded distribution of its professional skin care products through Massage Warehouse, a web-based professional supply source with international distribution. Massage Warehouse is excited to announce its partnership with Bioelements! The goal is to provide a wide selection of quality massage and spa products at an affordable price. “Whether you are an independent LMT or part of luxurious salon, we are confident that your clients will enjoy using Bioelements skin care products,” said David Lahr, marketing manager for Massage Warehouse. “We are thrilled about this new partnership, “ said Lou Ann Kuzniewski, Bioelements director of business development. “I'm confident that together we will continue to ensure Bioelements’ high expectations for service and results will be met.”
Performance Health Marcia Chaves Tyndall, L.M.T. was presented with the Performance Health FSMTA Humanitarian Award at Florida State Massage Therapy Association’s (FSMTA) Convention and Trade Show. Performance Health, the manufacturer and marketer of Bon Vital®, Biofreeze®, Prossage®, TheraBand™, Cramer® and Thera°Pearl®health and wellness products, honor individuals annually in the massage therapy industry for their efforts in improving the welfare of their clients and demonstrating selfless devotion to others. This is the 15th year Performance Health and the FSMTA have presented the award. “We are once again honored and proud for the opportunity to partner with the FSMTA to honor someone who passionately gives back so much to others,” stated Craig Hall, director of sales and marketing, with Performance Health.
Eminence Organic Skin Care’s blog was recognized as one of the 2017 Best Organic Beauty Blogs by Healthline. Carefully selected by Healthline editors, their blog has been recognized as one of the most up-to-date, informative, and inspiring blogs that aim to uplift their readers through education and personal stories. On the Éminence Organics blog readers can find insider tips on how to use their products, insight on new product launches, and which products their celebrity fans are currently raving about. In addition to seeing what they are doing in the community with their philanthropic initiatives, Éminence provides easy steps to create a healthy and green lifestyle from upcycling old jars to healthy recipes that anyone’s skin will love.
Bio-Therapeutic is pleased to announce the details of the 2017-2018 Bio-Therapeutic Face of the Future Awards. Bio-Therapeutic wants professionals to show off their skills with their best before and after photos using Bio-Therapeutic equipment and products. These awards are about championing hard working skin care professionals who dedicate their time to making a difference in clients’ lives. Amazing prizes, worldwide recognition, and the opportunity to perfect facial techniques, making a difference in a client's lives and comfortable by helping them achieve their best possible skin health is the optimal goal.
gloProfessional rebrands to Glo Skin Beauty, highlighting integrated skincare and makeup system gloProfessional, known for its formulations and products, has rebranded to become Glo Skin Beauty in an effort to take a more unified approach to skincare and makeup.
According to representatives from the company, Glo Skin Beauty products have undergone extensive research and testing, aiming for synergy in skin care.
CIDESCO, a world-renowned name in beauty and spa therapy, is inviting its schools, members and the general public to join in the celebrations for CIDESCO’s International Beauty Day on September 9, 2017. The day, which was started by CIDESCO Section Russia, will celebrate inner and outer beauty around the world, and raise awareness about the importance of the beauty industry as a whole.
Bioelements Professional Skin Care is heartbroken to announce the passing of its founder and owner, industry leader Barbara Salomone, after an ongoing illness. Salomone passed away peacefully in her California home, with her husband Ross at her side.
"There are no words to express our sadness,” said Salomone’s brother and CEO of the company, Bob Schatz. “Barbara treated all employees like family – many of whom have been a part of Bioelements for decades, and we are truly heartbroken," said Salomone's brother and Bioelements CEO Bob Schatz. “She laid the groundwork for what this company is today, and helped build an ever-expanding team of experts that share her pioneering spirit, her passion for advanced education, and devotion to product and ingredient innovation above all else."
One of the industry’s outstanding innovators in the world of holistic skin therapies, Anne C. Willis, is proud to announce the launch of De La Terre Skincare’s state-of-the-art showroom and Training Center located in Asheville, North Carolina. The expansion for the company is a direct response to the exponential growth experienced in the health and wellness market, and is a testament to De La Terre Skincare’s commitment to health oriented skin care formulas and applications that support one’s overall well-being.