PCA SKIN® is honored to be recognized as a 'Best Place to Work' by the Phoenix Business Journal for the second consecutive year. Our skin health company would not be where it is today without the support of our passionate staff. We would also like to thank the extended team of PCA SKIN Certified Professionals for ensuring that we continue to deliver on our vision of improving lives.
Jane Wurwand, founder and owner of Dermalogica®, recently shared the floor with Los Angeles' top female business leaders. The "Women's Dialogue" held in the historic Los Angeles City Hall Council Chamber was led by City Controller Wendy Greuel. The panel explored the skills needed to keep business thriving in a recession economy and provided advice for women looking to develop their entrepreneurship.
Yon-Ka Paris has just conducted the "I Like Yon-Ka" sweepstakes on their website in which the winner would receive "one year of Yon-Ka products." The global competition ran from January 17 to February 28 and came to increase brand awareness among consumers, build a community on the Yon-Ka Facebook fan page, and reward existing customers. Participants voted for their favorite products and treatments. Each participating country drew prizes not only for a winning consumer, but for a winning spa professional, and a winning spa or salon as well. Winners will be announced on March 10, 2011. A second sweepstakes, which will take place this spring and will come to promote the launch of Vital Defense, a new anti-age prevention, anti-pollution, antioxidant moisturizer, and spa treatment. Participants in this second sweepstakes will enter to win free Yon-Ka facials throughout the country, and will be automatically entered to win a weekend for two in Paris, including flights, hotel accommodations, and complimentary spa treatments at the flagship spa
To support its growing base of skin care professionals, Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals has hired a corporate liaison based in Chicago, and five additional personnel to assist in client services, sales, and operations at its headquarters in Dallas, Texas as it continues its expansion in various markets throughout the U.S. As the company's corporate liaison, Alexis Ypsilantes will be based in Chicago and focus on developing the Rhonda Allison brand in the region as well as supporting existing accounts. The new hires include Amanda Edwards and Cliff Manning, who will help facilitate client services and operations, and Lynn Gregory, Kimi Hill, and Mitzi Wegand, who will serve on the sales team and oversee client support in specific geographical territories across the U.S. In their new roles, they will assist in developing new connections and building existing relationships, as well as support skin care professionals on product knowledge and education. This addition will allow Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals to expand its reach in new and existing markets, bolster the support it offers skin care professionals, and build upon its continued education offerings, which includes regional classes, on-site trainings, published materials, video and phone conferences, and the development of a podcast/radio show.
Pivot Point International, Inc. announces the passing of Corrine Passage Bernin, on May 16th, 2012, the only daughter of Pivot Point founder Leo Passage, who passed away in 2011. Berin, who served Pivot Point as senior vice president of production and systems development until her death, spent her entire professional career with the company.
Malibu Wellness has moved to a remodeled home on the web. The brand new www.malibuc.com website provides videos showing the miracle of the Malibu makeover and the site's nationwide water analysis database, a resource that offers valuable insight into how your area's water is affecting your hair and skin. "I wanted to create a concept and design that is modern and stylish, yet serene and natural – very much like Malibu C products," attests creative director and site designer, Sean Sharifi.
Scandle, LLC announces their newly enhanced website at www.abodycandle.com for Scandle Body Candle consumers, distributors and wholesale retailers. "We believe that Scandle's new look compliments our eco-conscious beauty and spa product lines by providing an online environment that is customer-centric and easy to navigate," said Christine White, founder of Scandle, LLC.
Murad, Inc. announced today that after a competitive review process they have selected Air Paris, a leading brand development and advertising agency with an extensive track record in the beauty industry, as the brand development agency of record to lead the company's rebranding efforts. The hire of a creative agency of record is part of Murad's effort to evolve key messaging to further align with the Inclusive Health vision and philosophy of the founder, Howard Murad, M.D., F.A.A.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA.
Universal Companies is pleased to announce its recent affiliation with Delta Career Education Corporation. Universal Companies' School Partnership Program is helping Delta schools like Miller-Motte College and Miami-Jacobs College grow with targeted, customized solutions, including best in class brand product knowledge and training for professional use and retailing. Two of the brands that Universal Companies has introduced to Delta schools are Control Corrective Skincare Systems® and Farmaesthetics® Fine Herbal Skincare. Universal Companies provides Delta schools with customized curriculums and consultative support for both of these brands.
Aloxxi is thrilled to announce a new partnership with The Kirschner Group to support distribution efforts. The Kirschner Group will work to expand the reach of Aloxxi with their customer service-focused, solution-based sales team. "We are thrilled to partner with The Kirschner Group in order to properly service the needs of our distributors and take Aloxxi to the next level," says Myriam Clifford, managing director. "We are confident that this partnership, coupled with our aggressive marketing, education and advertising efforts will ensure success in 2012 and beyond."
suki® clinically-proven natural solutions® skincare, has introduced an ambassador program, a direct selling "party plan" enhanced with training, tools, materials, in-depth support and aims to increase consumer awareness of the brand and its offerings, inspiring others to make healthy, safe and environmentally responsible choices without sacrificing quality and results. The program is a long time coming for founder and president, Suki Kramer; while the program represents a new, emerging sales model for suki®, the team is excited to see what it does specifically, and how it can inspire the suki® wellness culture to grow. Along with empowering women to start their own businesses, earning money for themselves, and generating sales for the company, the program tasks its ambassadors to educate their contacts on know your beauty™, the brand's signature philosophy. Know your beauty™ encourages defining beauty on your own terms, making informed choices when it comes to your health and well-being and accepting yourself as you are, as well as how to become an advocate of safe, natural alternatives in your community. This new program officially started June 2012 and more information about it can be found on the company website: www.sukiskincare.com.
For the third year in a row, PCA SKIN® has been named one of the 100 Best Companies in Arizona by a local organization, BestCompaniesAZ. PCA SKIN was nominated in "Best of Wings" category, which gives recognition to companies who thrive on innovation, empowerment and creativity.
In tribute to his lifelong dedication and contributions to people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, the National Psoriasis Foundation awarded Mark G. Lebwohl, M.D., professor and chair of dermatology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. "Dr. Lebwohl is highly regarded among dermatologists worldwide. Throughout his illustrious career, he has mentored countless young physicians, paved the way for current psoriasis patient care and advocated for improved access to care for millions with psoriasis," said National Psoriasis Foundation president and CEO Randy Beranek. "We are proud to honor his tireless commitment to the psoriasis community."
Emiliani Enterprises, a full service wholesale distributor of beauty and hair care products, celebrated their Union store's 50th anniversary this past May. Representatives from the Mayor's office and Chamber of Commerce presented the Emiliani family with a certificate of congratulations. Attendees celebrated with the three generations of the Emiliani family and enjoyed complimentary food and refreshments.