Jim McKenney joined BioPhotas in August of 2019 to manage the company’s dramatic international growth and develop new global markets for the award winning Celluma SERIES of LED devices. Jim brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in business development and sales management. He has worked with some of the world’s largest and most successful healthcare companies and has a proven track record with start-ups. In addition to his…
The two organizations will compare care methods for treating patients with eczema LOS ANGELES, October 1, 2019 — Science 37, the industry leader in virtual clinical trials, and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) recently announced a partnership agreement that will support the execution of a $3.4 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—the largest telemedicine-based dermatology study ever funded by…
This past summer, Ian Bell, senior project manager for global spa consultancy and think tank, Raison d’Etre, was invited by Mònica Alatorre, dean of hospitality and tourism at UDLA in Quito, Ecuador, to give a presentation to 31 fourth year students currently visiting Puerto Ayora, Galapagos. Bell focused the lecture on the global wellness industry, the current global wellness trends, and, more specifically, the current wellness offering in Ecuador and…
Global spa consultancy Raison d’Etre has been awarded the distinguished title of Best Wellness Concept and Brand Creator for Scandinavia in the LUX 2019 Hotel and Spa Awards. The Awards by LUX Life Magazine looks to honor candidates who stand out from the competition and work tirelessly to provide their guests with seamless and tranquil wellness experiences. The award win honors the Stockholm, Sweden-based consultancy’s expertise in creating award winning…
Royal Philips released the findings of its fifth annual Philips Global Beauty Index, surveying over 12,000 women from 12 different countries. The extensive international study explores the attitudes and perceptions of women from around the globe to uncover how they define beauty, the role it plays in their lives, and how the industry is supporting them. This year, Philips gazed into the future, examining the evolution of beauty routines globally…
Color Up is officially oncology-approved by Oncology Spa Solutions. All products were tested in three hospitals on oncology patients and by therapists (aestheticians and massage therapists) using them on patients. Color Up COO and co-owner Shauna Blanch says, “We started on this journey to help people find mental, physical and emotional healing, wellness, and balance through the cannabis plant. After many years of hard work, we are able to do…
The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. At The Physiological Society’s Extreme Environmental Physiology conference, recently, W. Larry Kenney of Penn State University discussed how broad its effects can be, from premature aging to cancer, and how this can be influenced by different skin tones and the use of sunscreen. Athletes ranging from hikers to tennis players to runners exceed the recommended…
Cassiopea SpA, a specialty pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing prescription drugs with novel mechanisms of action to address long-standing and essential dermatological conditions, announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking marketing approval for clascoterone cream 1% for the treatment of acne. Clascoterone cream 1% is under investigation as a first-in-class, topical androgen receptor inhibitor for the treatment…
An interview with Denise Keeler, chief operating officer of the new luxury treatment center for men and women, OrangeTwist, with locations in Texas, California, Nevada, and Washington. What is the concept for OrangeTwist? The concept for OrangeTwist is simple. We want everyone to be the best version of themselves. Our treatments are non-invasive and best in class. We believe medical spa treatments should be as popular as hair and nail…
Christine Valmy International School for aesthetics, skin care, and makeup has announced that Jakie Ariza has joined the organization as career services advisor. Ariza will be providing ongoing support to graduated students to help them achieve professional success. She will offer assistance throughout each student’s professional journey, including instruction on scheduling their state exams, helping to create a resume and cover letter, networking with hiring professionals, and accessing the Christine…
Following significant industry growth, in-cosmetics North America is expanding its indie brand program by launching the Indie Trail and Tour, a hybrid of the show’s popular marketing tours and the hugely successful Indie Trail at in-cosmetics Global 2019 – their sister show in Europe. As a free to attend initiative, the new Trail and Tour responds directly to calls from last year to make it easier for indie brands to…
Do disrespectful behaviors and mentally draining experiences just come with the territory? Or is there a better way? Experienced master aesthetician and instructor M’Lisa Hansen Ellis has taught and mentored hundreds of beauty professionals to discover their talents and grow their businesses. These experiences, along with running her own studio spa, have led her to realize that an essential skillset is missing, and devastatingly so, from aesthetics education. “Boundaries in…
Research led by Dr. Krystof Bankiewicz, who recently joined The Ohio State University College of Medicine, shows that gene replacement therapy for Niemann-Pick type A disease is safe for use in nonhuman primates and has therapeutic effects in mice. These research findings are published online in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Prior to joining Ohio State as a professor of neurosurgery, Bankiewicz conducted this translational gene therapy research at the…
Leading luxury skin care brand KNESKO SKIN has partnered with Fairmont Kea Lani’s Willow Stream Spa to create new ways for guests to engage in wellness activities beyond the traditional walls of the spa. The relationship began in 2017 with KNESKO and Willow Stream Spa Maui working together to develop an extensive line of spa enhancements, special events, in-room offerings, and poolside services. “The partnership with KNESKO has been extremely…
The global facial rejuvenation market is estimated to value over $25.10 billion by the end of 2026 and is projected to register a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period 2018 to 2026. The cosmetic treatments that require minimally invasive procedures are gaining popularity, thus resulting in the proliferation of the facial rejuvenation market. There is a growing demand for aesthetic treatment, especially from the female patient population, which has…
DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software supporting small business growth, released new research reports on technology trends impacting United States. small businesses. The national study examined how small business owners are leveraging technology to grow their businesses and the challenges they are facing along the way. While the findings indicate that United States small businesses are growing – 63% of respondents increased their sales from 2017 to…
The decision to move forward with a cosmetic procedure and treatment typically requires more steps and time than any other health and wellness purchase. When it comes to minimally invasive procedures and skin care treatments, a recent study by CareCredit found that while both require less time and fewer steps than cosmetic surgeries, it generally takes consumers one month longer to move forward with a minimally invasive procedure. So, what…
The Skin Games is an annual competition that helps licensed skin care professionals show what results they can achieve by using professional-grade product lines, with an aim of helping them to share their knowledge, skills, experience, and results with the world. This year’s competition also included a compassionate category, where entrants competed to win a donation to their chosen charity. The Skin Games’ compassionate category saw 10 finalists compete for…
Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care & Makeup has announced that Jakie Ariza has joined the organization as Career Services Advisor. Ms. Ariza will be providing ongoing support to graduated students to help them achieve professional success. She will offer assistance throughout each student’s professional journey, including instruction on scheduling their state exams, helping to create a resume and cover letter, networking with hiring professionals and accessing the…
As the largest beauty market in the world, United States cosmetics brands are constantly looking to create and innovate through the use of new technology and ingredients. It is this approach that has put the region on course to achieve record sales of $90 billion by 2020 – a 45% growth over the last decade. And, as formulators and marketeers begin planning for the next wave of products that leverage…
Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Proper sun safety practices, like wearing sunscreen, seeking shade, and…
Bioelements is excited to recognize the Spring 2019 Students of the Year from aesthetics schools across the United States. Alize Alonso, Alexzandra Colon, Alternetta Dunbar, Megan Duncan, Angel Gilbert, LaTiba Neal, Cassandra Nichols, Gabby Oates, Hannah Paschke, Theresa Rutz, Qiana Sellers, Maddison Verdone, Makenzie Winkler, and Emisa Zeqaj have been nominated as Students of the Year for their outstanding performance in the classroom. Educators from schools that feature Bioelements products…
Institute of Advanced Aesthetics and Health Sciences offers a medical aesthetic training program that rates at the top in online training platforms for licensed professionals. With over 16 years of experience in the medical aesthetic field, Founder and CEO Linda Gulla makes education a top priority in reaching out to aestheticians and paramedical professionals, with hopes of bringing higher recognition to the value of a well-trained aesthetician. Business owners and…
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OZONE THERAPY – A NEW LEASE ON LIFE

Oxygen deficiency is a problem impacting a growing number of people in this day and age. Oxygen deficiency impacts a person’s quality of life as well as his or her…
The Parlor NYC is a curated community of premier beauty and wellness experts in the heart of the NoMad Design District at 33rd Street and Madison Avenue. The Parlor NYC is the first and only luxury, state-of-the-art space that allows each member to have their own private suite with all the benefits of a high-end practice, including extensive amenities such as full-time concierge, lounge-worthy common areas, 24/7 salon access, coffee…
The Elaine Sterling Institute is pleased to announce the school and spa will relocate to an expanded location at Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia this summer. Offering a variety of massage therapy, nail care, and aesthetic programs, the beauty academy will increase its footprint at the new campus by nearly 10,000 square feet and will also offer a variety of affordable, cutting-edge services for the Atlanta community and visitors. “After…
GlossGenius has partnered with Josh Rainville, Jade Tang, Leysa Carrillo, and other leading educators for their launch of Dear Clients – a movement to help beauty professionals bring transparency and visibility to their clients. Dear Clients is a content movement empowering beauty professional to shed light on topics that every client should know about, but can be difficult to discuss in person. The growing series showcases letters written to clients…
The MyFaceMyBody Global Aesthetic Awards are the leading industry awards dedicated to the aesthetic industry. In a ground-breaking first and using trailblazing technology, this year’s awards are going virtual. This highly recognized awards program has opened its doors even further to allow entries from any country across the globe, enabling the awards program to be truly global. The Global Aesthetic Awards events are currently held in Los Angeles, California, London,…
As per the insights in the report, the specialty cosmetic ingredients market is expected to witness robust growth from 2018 to 2026, owing to the rising demand for conditioning polymers among the various types of specialty cosmetic ingredients available in the market and the increasing demand for specialty cosmetic ingredients from skincare and hair care applications. The market is expected to witness significant growth with a CAGR of 4.4% during…
Aesthetic Science Institute CIDESCO graduate Lauren Sankey gets hired by Norwegian Cruise lines! Of thirty applicants Lauren was one of two hired by the International Cruise ship company. Her new place of work will be on Norwegian's Pride of America circling the Hawaiian Islands! Congratulations Lauren, so proud of our ASI CIDESCO graduate! 
VEGAMOUR, a vegan hair wellness company that uses powerful, plant-derived actives with proven clinical and visible results, announced the launch of a full line of scientifically-created CBD serums and nutraceuticals to promote healthy hair growth for the scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows. The topical products in the company’s new CBD line of hair, eyelash, and eyebrow serums are formulated with full-spectrum, micro-encapsulated CBD. This proprietary process decreases the size of the…
Dr. Jason Emer, Los Angeles, California’s top board-certified dermatologist, unveils a stratosphere of cosmetic innovation inside his new comprehensive medical and surgical facility, Emerage Medical, in West Hollywood, California. With design concepts impeccably executed by EXOD-ARCH in collaboration with Ben Ballantine Architects Studios, the futuristic facility boasts 8,000-square-feet of modern luxury, including two fully-automated aesthetician rooms, two procedure suites, five spacious laser and cosmetic treatment rooms, and numerous private workspaces…
In May, the Professional Beauty Federation of California’s (PBFC) Welcome to Our World (W.O.W.) lobbying event took place at the Capitol Events Center, next door to the capitol building in Sacramento, California. Dozens of volunteer beauty professionals performed hundreds of services on more than 125 policymakers, regulators, and staffers throughout the afternoon. PBFC’s members and industry sponsors used this opportunity to focus on the many opportunities, issues, and challenges facing…
Noted beauty industry executive, Rochelle Weitzner, former CEO of Erno Laszlo and former CFO at Laura Mercier Cosmetics and RéVive Skincare, announced the launch of Pause, a first-of-its-kind, science-based skin care line focused on supporting skin during the three stages of menopause. The Pause story began when Weitzner experienced her first hot flash. Naturally, she looked to her industry for products that could support her through menopause. What she found…
With decades of hands-on work and experience under their belts and a firm commitment to education as their mission, the Color Up Therapeutics team is launching the Cannabis Master Program for the spa professional. Releasing now, this first-of-its-kind online course for massage therapists and aestheticians is more than 15 years in the making. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a certification from Color Up Therapeutics as a Cannabis…
Eve Taylor London has joined with Trees for the Future, which is revitalising degraded land supporting impoverished families in Africa by planting new trees. Planting new trees regenerates the land, supports the ecosystem of wildlife and insects, and combats climate change by offsetting carbon emissions to the equivalent of 26,000 miles of car driving and producing approximately 260 pounds of oxygen per year. By planting specific types of fast-growing trees,…
With a mission to expand holistic beauty globally, Osmosis has exciting company news to share. As of June 1, 2019, Osmosis will formally be under a new brand name, fully transitioning into and merging under the Osmosis +Beauty umbrella. Now, as Osmosis +Beauty, several key changes will distinguish the core of the brand moving forward. This includes new prestige, rose gold packaging, a new online identity, and a new combination…
Hempfield Botanicals, a Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based cannabidiol (CBD) product manufacturer, became a Certified B Corporation on May 2, 2019. After a rigorous assessment process, the company has achieved a distinction that only approximately 2,200 companies worldwide can claim. B Corporation Certification is far more than a stamp of approval on a business’ products and services. It involves an in-depth assessment (and verification by the non-profit organization B Lab) to determine if…
Sentient Lasers, the leading solutions company for the aesthetic market, which specializes in service, sales, procurement, leasing, and warranty, announced the addition of Philip Mostow as solutions specialist. In his new role, Mostow is responsible for customer support, developing and implementing new service offerings, and driving new business acquisition. Additionally, Mostow is spearheading a neighborly outreach campaign directed to the local aesthetics community, extending an invitation to take advantage of…
Originally developed by professional skin care pioneer and founder of Eva’s Esthetics, Eva Friederichs, and modernized by her daughters, Lisa and Lori Nestore, Tuel is a clean, vegan skin care and aesthetics company that is more than just essential oils and firming facials. Honoring their mother’s legacy, Tuel (which stands for “two L’s,” the first initial of each co-president’s name) continues to provide cruelty-free, botanical skin care solutions for all…
As the 2019 recipient of the Sydell L. Miller Total Image Esthetics Student Scholarship, Shauntavia Ward’s passion for a holistic commitment to beauty and wellness echoes Matrix co-founder Sydell Miller’s integrated beauty philosophy. Ironically, both women hail from Cleveland, Ohio. As a child and young woman, Ward had a passion for makeup and skin care and was always interested in helping others. The world-renowned Cleveland Clinic provided her first entry…
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