Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck and Alexandra J. Zani, co-founders of Intellective Aesthetics, each received the Donn Kerr Esthetics International Humanitarian Award for their lifelong commitment to the spa and salon industry, selfless contribution to education, mentoring of future aestheticians and colleagues, and for the continued growth and professionalism of the industry. Jamie Treadaway, executive director of the Southern Salon and Spa Conference, presented the awards to the surprised recipients at the…
Cellex-C International Inc. is celebrating 25 years of innovation and creativity! John Chilver, president of Cellex-C International Inc., states, "We have continued to build upon the loyalty of our existing customers to become the skin care range of choice for a new generation of devotees. For the future, we look forward to bringing further breakthroughs to the world of skin care and to welcoming many more new and enthusiastic clients…
Saltability was recently recognized at the International Spa Association 2016 Conference in Las Vegas as a 2016 ISPA Innovate Award winner. Their Himalayan salt stone warmers won in the products category for their therapeutic benefits and positive environmental impact. "I created Saltability in order to create a better hot stone massage, one with a more positive environmental impact and therapeutic benefit than traditional stone massage. I am honored to see…
H2O+ Beauty is pleased to announce a 2016 Allure Best of Beauty Award win, taking home The Best Rich Body Lotion award for their Milk Body Butter. 2016 has proven to be a landmark year for H2O+ Beauty, with the recent unveiling of a bold relaunch that was over a year in the making. This ambitious reimagining of the brand builds on its 26-year-legacy of creating beauty products that encourage…
Dr. Spiller Pure SkinCare Solutions has recently won two awards in one month. CELLTRESOR has won the 2016 SPA Diamond Award and the 2016 European Health and Spa Award for Best Cosmetic Product Innovation! CELLTRESOR includes three powerhouse serums: Penta Hyaluron, Multi Stem-Cell, and Ultimate Peptide, and the Intense Rebuilding Cream and Overnight Repair Mask.
Éminence Organic Skin Care was recently honored with the Innovate Award for Philanthropic Initiatives, as voted by the members of the International Spa Association (ISPA). Members of ISPA casted their votes for Éminence's "Forests for the Future" philanthropic initiative out of a pool of over 50 nominees. This initiative plants a tree for every Éminence retail product sold, resulting in over five million trees planted by Éminence and Éminence Spa…
In honor of Pevonia's Live.Beauty.Full campaign launch, the company hosted an in-office pop-up spa, giving beauty freelancers and bloggers the opportunity to experience Pevonia products firsthand in a spa-like setting. The pop-up spa featured light bites – such as fruit, pastries, and wraps – as well as coffee, tea, and lemon-infused water prior to their miniature facial treatment and product/campaign overview. Each guest was given a 30-minute treatment from a…
Shelley Hancock, a licensed aesthetician and skin care center owner since 1988, is celebrating one year as a radio talk show host on Voice America. Her program, Shelley's Show & Tell, is geared toward helping aestheticians in all aspects of starting and growing a skin care business. Hancock is excited that, in her first year, she ranked number 19 out of 560 shows on the Voice America network.
NovaLash was recently announced as the recipient of the BBB Winner of Distinction prize in the Personal Services and Products category. The awards ceremony was held at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, with Deborah Duncan of KHOU Channel 11 hosting the event as the mistress of ceremonies. BBB Awards for Excellence recognize businesses and non-profits in the Greater Houston Area for their achievements and commitment to overall excellence and…
Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. was recently presented with the President's "E" Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. by the United States Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. This award is the highest recognition any United States entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of United States exports. "Iredale Mineral Cosmetics has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion," said Secretary Pritzker in her congratulatory…
The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) recently announced the awarding of over $10.5 million for 18 research projects that are being led by investigators at 30 institutions in seven countries. These projects will accelerate new therapeutic approaches for melanoma, improve existing treatments, develop new biomarkers, and advance the understanding of melanoma risk factors.
DERMAFLASH's homecare exfoliation device was selected by ESSENCE Magazine as a game changing gadget in the publication's annual Best in Black Beauty Awards. The winners of these awards are based on real, noticeable results and showcase the top beauty products in targeted categories. "We are elated to earn recognition from ESSENCE and the community with this award," says DERMAFLASH Founder, Dara Levy. "DERMAFLASH represents the next generation in advanced homecare…
Aqua+ Skincare was recognized for Excellence of the Year for Leadership and Sustainability at the IAIR Awards® ceremony at the Yale Club in New York. Selected by IAIR readers and opinion leaders in businesses from around the world, the honor is awarded to those who represent IAIR's mission to promote business excellence. "I am honored to be receiving this award," said Michael Wong, Aqua+ Skincare's CEO.
Éminence Organic Skin Care recently announced that they have reached a milestone of planting 5 million trees through their Forests for the Future initiative. Since November 2012, Éminence has partnered with Trees for the Future, a global tree planting organization, to create a program in which the skin care brand plants a tree for every retail product sold. In the four years that the brand has had this initiative, trees…
DermaMed Solutions recently announced Roberta Lamperti, an aesthetic student at Spa Tech Institute in Westboro, Mass., as the fourth recipient of the company's Aesthetic Education Award. Lamperti received a $1,000 award towards her education from DermaMed Solutions to support her goal of becoming an aesthetician whose philosophy aligns with the company's belief in taking a "whole-istic" approach to skin care in order to attain healthy skin.
Ursula Wagstaff, president of CA Botana International, recently received an award from Channel 10 News, San Diego. The channel 10 News, San Diego Leadership Award is given to someone who provides leadership by making San Diego a better place to live, stands up for those who need help, initiates or creates solutions for others, and fulfills a local need – thereby improving the quality of life for all San Diegans.
Silk Therapeutics, Inc. recently announced the addition of Victoria Collotta as vice president of professional services and education, overseeing the development of the company’s professional products and treatment protocols.

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