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Sothys Paris 12-14, rue de l’Hôtel de Ville, BP 548 – 19107 Brive Cedex, France

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Christian Mas, chief executive

Background Founded in 1946, Sothys is owned by the Mas family. Chief executive, Christian Mas, oversees the company internationally. For more than 70 years, the brand has remained passionate about sharing global beauty concepts with both women and men by combining wellbeing and efficiency.

Main products and services As the world’s leading skincare solution specialists, Sothys aims to provide solutions to every skin problem, using methods which are effective, yet pleasurable for the customer, and in harmony with nature. Sothys employs a dedicated team of professionals who have made many cosmetic breakthroughs. As a result, the company has become the market leader and industry innovator in producing synergistic beauty treatments, techniques and world-class high performance homecare products.

Additional products Sothys’ formulations stand the test of time by employing stringent pharmaceutical production teamed with sensorial pleasures. The brand uses an exclusive method – Digi-Esthétique – which is an original technique specially developed to heighten the effectiveness of treatments and the assimilation of active

ingredients. By combining Eastern and Western acupressure methods and massage procedures, Sothys is able to achieve the absolute highest level of wellbeing for the customer. As well as our cosmeceutical formulas, we’ve focused on body and wellbeing with three new signature treatments and personalised massages – leading Sothys to become a complete service provider, offering facials, body treatments, beauty and products and treatments for men.

Paris; Club Med Guadeloupe; St Regis Bora-Bora; Palais Ronsard Marrakech; Sofitel Legend Hanoï; St Regis Osaka; Chuan Spa at Cordis, Auckland.

Where in the world? Sothys is distributed worldwide and is currently available in 115 countries.

Who’s who? Christian Mas, chief executive.

USPs The brand complies with the strictest international regulations and adheres to the highest standards of production to create formulas with minimum preservatives, and maximum tolerance and safety. As well as creating packaging that uses eco-design as far as possible, Sothys is committed to an initiative to fight plastic pollution and poverty. Sothys invests 1% of its revenue into protecting nature through Jardins Sothys®and by sustainably managing its 4-hectare site within a 26-hectare protected forest reserve.

How many spas do you supply? Sothys supplies over 15,000 spa and beauty locations worldwide.

Top clients The Milestone, London; Le Burgundy

What the clients say “At Le Spa du Metropole in Hanoi, Vietnam, we share the same objectives in terms of quality and branding. Therefore, our partnership with Sothys has helped transform our spa into an unforgettable sensorial experience for our guests.” Ms Bac Ha, spa manager “We have been working in partnership with sothys for 2 years now. Our guests really enjoy the choice of fragrances and textures for the Sothys’ massages. They love the Secret Range, the fragrance and the proprieties are so unique! Women and men’s perfumes are also very appreciated and easy to sell. Sothys is a very professional brand and well organized for training and follow up during the year. Aurélie Chiaffi - Spa Director of St Regis Bora Bora SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK 2021 – 2022 263