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Company: Coworth Park
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Location: Chelsea, London, UK
Company: GLL
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Location: Chelsea, London, UK
Company: GLL
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• Iconic Red Door Spa rebrands as Mynd Spa & Salon
• InterContinental opens onsen resort






News headlines
The Spa at Windsor Court to undergo major renovation  
The Spa at Windsor Court to undergo major renovation

By Lauren Heath-Jones

The Spa at Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, US, is set to undergo a major renovation that will see the addition of new relaxation spaces and treatment rooms. The renovation, which is scheduled to complete in early Autumn, will be spearheaded by Houston-based design firm Montgomery Roth Architecture & .... more>>
Four Seasons to open resort in Los Cabos with Oasis Spa  
Four Seasons to open resort in Los Cabos with Oasis Spa

By Jane Kitchen

Four Seasons will open a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico this November, featuring a 15,855sq ft Oasis Spa. Designed by Guerin Glass Architects, the Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas includes 141 bedrooms, including 23 suites, all designed to integrate indoor-outdoor living. Native landscaping and .... more>>

Emma Darby named COO of Resense  
By Jane Kitchen

Leading wellness consultancy Resense has announced the promotion of Emma Darby to the position of chief operating officer (COO). Darby benefits from over 20 years of experience within the .... more>>
ISPA research: More men visiting spas than ever before  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Research by the International Spa Association (ISPA), has revealed that more men are going to spas than ever before, with stats indicating that 49 per cent of spa customers are now men, a 20 .... more>>
Global Wellness Summit relocates from Hong Kong to Singapore  
By Liz Terry

Susie Ellis, chair of the Global Wellness Institute, has announced the 2019 Global Wellness Summit will move from Hong Kong to Singapore. Dates will remain unchanged at 15-17 October and .... more>>
Healing Holidays opens Singapore office  
By Jane Kitchen

UK-based wellness travel specialist Healing Holidays has opened its first overseas office in Singapore. The new branch offers wellness solutions to health-conscious consumers from across .... more>>
Expanded spa and new treatment menu for Azerai La Residence, Hue  
By Jane Kitchen

Azerai La Residence in Hue, Vietnam – the second hotel from renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha – has unveiled a newly refurbished luxury spa which is more than 50 percent larger than before, and .... more>>
Lanserhof opens its doors at London's iconic Arts Club  
By Tom Walker

German wellness operator Lanserhof has opened its first UK location at the historic Arts Club in London. The six-storey luxury health and wellness club – situated on Dover Market Street in .... more>>
Equinox and SoulCycle face backlash after it's revealed owner will host Trump fundraiser  
By Liz Terry

Equinox and SoulCycle are facing a significant backlash from members after the Washington Post broke the news that the ultimate owner of the business, Stephen Ross, will host a .... more>>
Dr Ursula Levine to head up medical clinic at Grayshott Medical Spa  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Grayshott Medical Spa, formerly the Grayshott Health Spa, in Surrey, UK, is set to launch a new medical clinic led by Grayshott's medical director, Dr Ursula Levine. Following its recent .... more>>
US spa industry hits US$18bn in revenues  
By Katie Barnes

Spas across the US generated US$18.3bn (€16.3bn, £15bn) in revenues in 2018 and have seen a steady growth across key financial indicators in the last nine years. This is according to .... more>>
The Alchemist Spa targets the teenage market with new treatment menu  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

The Alchemist Spa at Woolacombe Bay Hotel in Devon, UK, has teamed up with product house Natural Spa Factory to launch its new summer treatment menu, which will include treatments for .... more>>
 

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GWD one of only 15 Instagram accounts followed by Harry & Meghan  
By Jane Kitchen

UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have announced the 15 Instagram accounts that they’re following, after they unfollowed everyone and requested people to recommend worthy .... more>>
Red Door Spa rebrands to Mynd  
By Jane Kitchen

After more than 100 years in the spa industry, US-based Red Door Salon & Spa has undergone a comprehensive rebrand and will now be known as Mynd Spa & Salon. Mynd Spa & Salon will have a .... more>>
Aman to develop three resorts in Saudi Arabia  
By Jane Kitchen

In partnership with the Royal Commission for Al Ula (RCU), luxury hotel operator Aman will develop three resorts in Saudi Arabia, which are set to open in 2023. Located in Northwest Saudi .... more>>

Features
Multi-story

Family spa:
Multi-story


With the rise in multi-generational tourism, family spas are growing in popularity. Jane Kitchen reports
Lemi

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Lemi


From humble beginnings in a small Italian village, Lemi has grown a hugely successful global business in the massage bed market. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary year, we talk to GM Matteo Brusaferri
Gharieni

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Gharieni


Gharieni has long been known as an industry innovator. Now, Forbes Travel Guide has named the company as its official Spa & Wellness Equipment Manufacturer. Sammy Gharieni tells us more
Book4time

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Book4time


As Book4Time celebrates its 15th anniversary, we talk to founder and CEO Roger Sholanki about his passion for the spa and wellness industry
Civana

New Opening:
Civana


Civana opens spa with a focus on democratic wellness
Miraval Austin

New Opening:
Miraval Austin


Miraval unveils second-ever wellness resort
Dale Hipsh

Interview:
Dale Hipsh


The senior VP of hotels at Hard Rock International tells Katie Barnes why its music-centric spa menu is striking the right chord with consumers and the media
Comfort Zone

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Comfort Zone


Skincare brand Comfort Zone has partnered with Wellness for Cancer to create a new programme of spa treatments for people touched by cancer. Barbara Gavazzoli tells us more
The Tides

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The Tides


Annemarie Wortman highlights a new, effective detox treatment and product line by The Tides Wellness
Finishing touch

Research:
Finishing touch


The benefits of face massage rollers have been given scientific backing from researchers in Japan
Iyashi Dome

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Iyashi Dome


Iyashi Dome: the original Japanese far infrared sauna experience
Kalloni Spa at Parklane Limassol, Cyprus

New Opening:
Kalloni Spa at Parklane Limassol, Cyprus


Lauren Heath-Jones reports from Kalloni Spa at Marriott’s first property in Cyprus
Dr Tom Stubbs

People profile:
Dr Tom Stubbs


Dr Tom Stubbs talks epigenetics tests and spas
Spa product news

Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative

Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Ishga, a luxury skincare brand specialising in organic seaweed products, has announced plans to completely phase out its plastic packaging, replacing it with sustainable alternatives.
 
Vital Tech's Nuage makes infratherapy accessible

Vital Tech's Nuage makes infratherapy accessible

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Vital Tech, a developer of infratherapy spa equipment, has developed an infrared lounger boasting a host of physical and mental health benefits.
 
Knesko masks tap into gemstone energy

Knesko masks tap into gemstone energy

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Skincare brand Knesko has launched two hydrogel collagen masks to combat environmental damage to the skin using semi-precious gemstones as active ingredients.
Beauty product news

Elemis' Ultra Smart mask reduces water loss and seals in moisture

Elemis' Ultra Smart mask reduces water loss and seals in moisture

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Luxury product house Elemis has launched a new face mask that is designed to protect the skin's moisture barrier.
 
Voya appoints Maggie Wright following significant growth in the US

Voya appoints Maggie Wright following significant growth in the US

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Voya, an Irish thalassotherapy skincare brand, has announced the appointment of Maggie Wright to the role of Western USA business development manager.
 
Galgorm to launch exclusive Aromatherapy Associates Forest Therapy treatment following new partnership

Galgorm to launch exclusive Aromatherapy Associates Forest Therapy treatment following new partnership

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Aromatherapy Associates is set to launch its first Forest Therapy treatment at the Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, after entering into an exclusive product partnership with the resort spa.
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Comfort Zone - Beauty Reloaded

Skincare brand Comfort Zone has partnered with Wellness for Cancer to create a new programme of spa treatments for people touched by cancer. Barbara Gavazzoli tells us more

At Comfort Zone, we believe in the joy of beauty for everyone, at every age, and in every phase of our life,” says Barbara Gavazzoli, director of communication and education for Comfort Zone. “We all have the right and the responsibility to care for the way we look and feel, and to assist those who need our support; sometimes this is easier, sometimes this gets very challenging for many different reasons. One of those reasons is cancer.”

To address this need, Comfort Zone has created a new programme called Beauty Reloaded, which includes a spa facial and body massage for cancer survivors, as well as a professional educational class.

Wellness for Cancer
Gavazzoli points to statistics that show 40 per cent of the population will suffer from cancer at some point during their lives. “Challenging and undesired as the situation can be when facing cancer and its effects, we know today, more than ever, that medical care is key to recover good health, and that professional spa care can be a valid support in again attaining serenity, energy and a revived glow,” she explains.

Gavazzoli first met Julie Bach, chair of Wellness for Cancer, at the Global Wellness Summit in Morocco in 2014, when Bach called for spas to stop turning away cancer survivors and instead, provide comfort, solace and positive recovery paths. Bach has been working closely with Comfort Zone on the Beauty Reloaded programme since then; the skincare company has even made her part of its scientific committee. That committee also includes Dr Mariuccia Bucci, a well-respected dermatologist who is also a founding member of the International-Italian Society of Plastic-Aesthetic and Oncologic Dermatology.

“For a project to succeed, it must have commitment and a cross-functional team that ensures the best for the clients,” says Bach. “Comfort Zone’s master trainers have been very open to learn, and also share some personal experiences they had with cancer directly or through their clients. This has added a more personal dimension to the professional one, and resulted in a very compassionate and empathic attitude, which is what the brand stands for.”

New protocols
The Beauty Reloaded programme includes one facial and one body treatment, as well as the educational session, which helps therapists learn to adapt their protocols to the different guests’ needs when they have been through a cancer-related care or surgery.

The facial addresses two important skincare issues of particular importance to cancer survivors: dehydration and sensitivity, which is catered to through Comfort Zone’s Remedy line. The body treatment takes on the issue of troubled, poor-quality sleep through the Beauty Reloaded Pro-Sleep Massage. All the formulas applied during these protocols are fragrance-free and without essential oils, to ensure maximum comfort for the skin.

The Beauty Reloaded Facial is a soothing, replenishing, calming facial to help with skin’s recovery, and to provide emotional comfort and reinforce the epidermal barrier after periods of intense stress. Fragrance-free delicate formulas are enriched with natural-origin prebiotics, which nourish and empower the skin’s good bacteria; Marula oil, which aids in repairing the skin; and Marvel of Peru and Mexican Hyssop extracts, which soothe inflammation.

The Beauty Reloaded Pro-Sleep Massage is designed to deeply alleviate both body and mind, and combines the benefits of a gentle touch and unique soft brushes to induce a deep relaxation. The fragrance-free, nourishing, restoring formulas are enriched with Illipé butter, Jojoba and Babassu oil.

“The Beauty Reloaded Pro-sleep Massage responds to the fact that sleep is a big issue for people touched by cancer,” says Bach. “Medical evidence suggests that sleep disruption is actually linked to cancer metastasis. Up to eighty per cent of people touched by cancer have sleep issues during treatment, and many continue to have sleep issues up to 10 years after cancer treatment.”

The Beauty Reloaded educational programme, which includes both in-class and digital sessions, is being organised through Comfort Zone’s regional branches and distributors around the world. The first one took place at Derby University in the UK, with many more scheduled across Europe and the US.

At ease in skin and body
“What people touched by cancer look for – and what we want to offer them – is a regenerative experience that can relieve both their skin and their emotional discomfort,” says Gavazzoli. “We want to make them feel and look beautiful and at ease in their skin, and in their bodies – this is why we have called the educational programme and the spa treatments Beauty Reloaded.”

Bach finds the name a perfectly fitting one. “The name ‘Beauty Reloaded’ fully expresses Comfort Zone’s understanding that the skin is a mirror of one’s physical and emotional wellbeing, and at the same time recalls what Wellness for Cancer stands for,” she says. “When someone goes through cancer treatment, the physical effects are very visible on the skin, but what’s worse is the damaging psychological effects on their own body perception and the sense of ‘lost beauty’. Therefore it is key, as Comfort Zone decided to do, to offer holistic, empathic care including ‘clean’ products and special massage techniques to repair the skin and ensure a total de-stressing, regenerating experience.”

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Barbara Gavazzoli
The new facial uses Comfort Zone’s Remedy line to address sensitivity and dehydration
The new facial uses Comfort Zone’s Remedy line to address sensitivity and dehydration
The Beauty Reloaded Pro-Sleep Massage combines a gentle touch and unique soft brushes for relaxation
Julie Bach, chair of Wellness for Cancer, is part of Comfort Zone’s scientific committee
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Leading wellness consultancy Resense has announced the promotion of Emma Darby to the position of chief operating officer (COO).
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Dr Ursula Levine to head up medical clinic at Grayshott Medical Spa
Grayshott Medical Spa, formerly the Grayshott Health Spa, in Surrey, UK, is set to launch a new medical clinic led by Grayshott's medical director, Dr Ursula Levine.
US spa industry hits US$18bn in revenues
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