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spa business insider 10 August 2021 Issue 377

A Spa Business publication

Good Spa Guide crowns best UK spas


The Good Spa Guide has unveiled the results of its 11th annual awards on 2 August at Spa Life UK’s annual two-day conference in Bedfordshire, UK. Following another challenging year of uncertainty, the awards are in spa excellence across the UK. The 2021 winners are as follows: ■ Best Spa for the Eco-conscious:

o o d spa guide

at Grantley Hall, Yorkshire ■ Best Hotel Spa: The Spa at


Wellbeing: Three Graces Spa


■ Best Spa for Fitness and

ph o: ot

Aquarias Spa at Whatley Manor, Wiltshire


designed to celebrate the very best

■■ Cornwall's Headland Spa won Best Coastal Spa

Pennyhill Park, Surrey ■ Best Urban Spa: The Lanesborough

Club and Spa, London

■ Best Day Spa: Aqua Sana Sherwood

■ Best Countryside Getaway: Lodore

Forest, Nottinghamshire. “Thank you to all the finalists who've

Falls Hotel and Spa, Lake District ■ Best Coastal Spa: The

gone above and beyond to keep clients

Headland Spa, Cornwall

safe and supported,” said Caitlin Dalton,

■ Best Retreat Spa: Ragdale Hall Spa,

Good Spa Guide editor-in-chief.



11 European spa towns honoured by UNESCO Great Spa Towns of Europe added to prestigious listing

Caitlin Dalton



Preidlhof's new retreats celebrate sound of silence


New packages embrace silence through nature

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photo: Bath_North East Somerset Council


All finalists have gone above and beyond to support their clients


NYC'S Governor's Island to welcome Italian day spa US$50m thermal retreat set to open in September


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spa business people Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa names John Teza as new CEO


S-based Hand & Stone

number of restaurants

Massage and Facial Spa

and retail concepts.

has grown into a 490+

Before this, he was chief

unit massage and facial spa

development officer at

franchise since its inception in

Jersey Mike’s Subs where photo: HAND & STON MASSAGE AND FACIAL SPA

2004. Former Hand & Stone chief development officer and president John Teza will now helm the organisation after being appointed CEO. Teza oversaw two significant acquisitions for Hand & Stone over the past year and with strong recovery in unit-level ■■ John Teza (pictured) is succeeding Todd Leff as CEO

sales and growing demand,

he directed all aspects of brand expansion for the New Jersey-based chain of 1,750+ units and US$1.2bn in system-wide sales. “I’m excited to help Hand & Stone continue to be the leader in the dynamic wellness industry,” Teza said. “We’ll continue delivering

the company says it’s on

high-value services to the

I'm excited to help Hand & Stone continue to be a leader in the dynamic wellness industry

track to exceed US$550m (€464.2m, £395m) in system-wide sales in 2021.

middle-market, growing our skincare business, advancing technology in our customer

Teza will be succeeding

experience, and working to Capital Management

ensure the highest level of

& Stone, Teza held the

leading operational and

spa safety and security.”

role of principal at NRD

strategic functions for a


Todd Leff who is stepping

Prior to joining Hand

down as CEO but staying on as chair of the board.

Nancy Davis reveals Global Wellness Summit 2021 theme and co-chairs


he Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced its 2021

The pandemic woke the world up to the extraordinary importance of health and wellness

conference will focus on “The pandemic woke the

in Boston, a city recognised

between health and

world up to the extraordinary

for its far-reaching innovation

wellness. The theme for the

importance of both health

and unique investment

summit is “A New New Era

and wellness, creating a new

landscape in biotech.”

in Health & Wellness.”

era in which these sectors

the growing intersection

photo: GWS

■■ Nancy Davis, GWS chief creative officer and executive director


Annual event co-chairs

and industries will work more

Michael Roizen, MD, first

taking place in Boston,

closely together for the greater

chief wellness officer of the

Massachusetts, from 30

good of all,” said Nancy Davis,

Cleveland Clinic, and Victor

November to 3 December,

GWS’ chief creative officer

Koo, China-based wellness

and will be hosted in a

and executive director.

entrepreneur, will work with

The 2021 GWS is

hybrid approach meaning

“The 2021 agenda will focus

Davis and GWS CEO Susie

content will be available

on exploring this convergence,

Ellis to shape the agenda.

in-person and digitally.

and the theme will come to life


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spa business people

spa business insider Contents issue 377

photo: Davines Group


New chapter


Growth strategy


Staying active

04 10

Ancient healing modalities


Spa insights


Supplier innovations

■■ Bollati wants the group to lead by example in the beauty industry

We hope our partnership will serve as a catalyst for change in the field of sustainability

Davide Bollati reveals Davines' new partnership


avines Group has

Institute is a non-profit

partnered with the

dedicated to growing the

Rodale Institute to unveil

organic movement through

a dedicated regenerative

research, farmer training

organic agriculture research

and consumer education.

facility at Davines Group's Italian headquarters in Parma.

“Partnering with Rodale way to take greater steps

an effort to propel the

on our journey to making

regenerative organic movement

the world a more beautiful

beyond just food to beauty

place through beauty, ethics

and personal care.

and sustainability,” says

The new facility will

Davide Bollati, Davines

encompass a 10-hectare

Group owner and chair. “We hope our partnership

education on small- to mid-size

will not only positively impact

European farms growing crops

our product development and

for beauty, nutrition and food.

supply chain but also serve

Headquartered in

as a catalyst for change.”

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Therme Group announce plans to expand into Canada with new waterfront wellbeing resort

New research shows exercise reduces risk of disease by changing our DNA

RAKxa unveils new Long-Covid recovery retreat package which sees therapists light herbal paste on guests' stomachs to detoxify respiratory system

QC Terme is gearing up to unveil a US$50m Italian thermal spa on NYC’s historic Governor’s Island with sweeping skyline views and A unique immersive wellbeing retreat is set to open in Q4 under Turkishbased Gürallar Group's Joali brand

The latest in products and innovation from 111Skin, Biologique Recherche, Germaine de Capuccini, Scrummi Spa and Team Dr Joseph

Institute is a collaborative

This partnership is

site and focus research and

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa appoints John Teza CEO


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spa business news RECOGNITION

European spa towns achieve UNESCO status Educational, Scientific

The group includes the following locations:

and Cultural Organization

· Baden bei Wien, Austria

(UNESCO) has honoured 11

· Spa, Belgium

European spa towns and

· Karlovy Vary,

added them to its esteemed World Heritage List. The new transnational serial World Heritage Site is composed of The Great

Czech Republic · Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic · Frantiskovy Lazne, Czech Republic

Spa Towns of Europe which

· Vichy, France

comprise 11 famous historic

· Baden-Baden, Germany

thermal spa towns and

· Bad Ems, Germany

cities in seven countries.

· Bad Kissingen, Germany

Each town was founded

photo: Bath_North East Somerset Council

The United Nations

■■ The UK city of Bath has been honoured by UNESCO

· Montecatini Terme, Italy

around natural mineral springs

· Bath, UK

and their inscription onto

The nomination was

The spa towns will join

project is an excellent

1129 locations on the

example of international

the list will bring them better

prepared jointly by Austria,

list including Australia’s

co-operation between

protection and enhanced

Belgium, France, Germany,

Great Barrier Reef and

ministries and institutions,

cooperation in the fields

Italy, the UK and the

The Vatican in Italy.

experts and representatives

of heritage conservation,

Czech Republic – which


managed and coordinated

Czech Republic’s minister

seven European countries.”

tourism and promotion.

the entire project.

of culture, remarked: “The


of several municipalities in

Lubomír Zaorálek, the


Global wellbeing organisation, Therme photo: THERME GROUP

Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) waterfront wellbeing resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.

■■ Construction is projected to take a year

Therme Canada | Ontario Place will be a family-friendly experience with

Therme is an urban oasis where people can boost their health Robert Hanea


photo: therme group

Therme Group to unveil waterfront resort in Toronto

Dr Robert Hanea, CEO of Therme

indoor and outdoor pools, waterslides

Group, said: “Therme is a natural

and a wave pool, natural spaces to

urban oasis where people can boost

relax, sports performance and recovery

their physical and mental health.

services and botanical gardens.

“Bringing this offering to both the

Programming will include fun

UK with Therme Manchester, and now

and healthy activities for all

Canada with will further progress us in

ages, and affordable wellness

our journey of bringing wellbeing to all.”

therapies to meet all needs.


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ISPA unveils full 2021 US Industry Study (PwC) to conduct the study,

Association (ISPA) has

which surveyed more than

released the full findings

2,000 US spa professionals.

of the 2021 ISPA US Spa Industry Study, marking the

photo: PwC

The International Spa

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“This year’s edition of the

Liz Terry

study is critical not only to

22nd anniversary of this

understanding the pandemic’s

annual research initiative.

effects on the US spa industry

Following an initial

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but also to measuring its

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recovery as we move forward,”

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Summit in May, the 85-page for all ISPA members. As in previous years,

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director Colin McIlheney.

The findings suggest the industry is in a position to recover

report is now available

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the ISPA Foundation

“The study's findings

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is in a position to recover

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suggest that the industry

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Dance therapy expert helps guests reawaken their energy

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The Ozen Collection has launched a brand new spa concept called Ele | Na two resorts in the Maldives session will help participants

The concept is designed to photo: THE OZEN COLLECTION

offer a 360-degree wellness experience and go beyond typical spa programming. To this end, Ozen has organised a visiting practitioner series with

and confidence through mirrorimaging, contact improvisation and grounding turns to help them release inhibitions and achieve harmony of “Dance is one of the

A highlight of the

most therapeutic forms

line-up will include Lorelei

movement and breathing. Her Therapeutic Movement

Dance is one of the most therapeutic form of movement Lorelei Bulan

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develop individual freedom

mind, body and spirit.

a global line-up.

dance therapy, organic

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■■ The session will help guests forget their inhibitions

Elements Of Nature at its

Bulan – a specialist in

Head of digital

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of movement and art as it involves all senses, using the body and space where the body exists,” Bulan said. More:

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New retreats celebrate power of silence Italian destination spa

nature, including woodland

Preidlhof in South Tyrol

walks at night, trails

has been certified as a

along mountain streams,

“Quiet Stay” by Quiet Parks

mindfulness practices in

International, a non-profit

the Mediterranean herb

organisation committed to

garden and Kneipping in

the preservation of quiet

amidst natural waterfalls.

places for over 50 years.


Each one embraces

To protect the essential

silence and teaches guests

need for silence, Preidlhof’s

to observe and appreciate

spa director, Patrizia

the benefits it can bring

Bortolin has created five

the journeys promote inner

Silence represents a source of continuous healing and regeneration

peace and communion with

Patrizia Bortolin

new holistic experiences. Available to guests on retreats or programmes,

to their wellbeing. Bortolin believes that: “silence represents a source of continuous healing, regeneration and creativity.” More:



Exercise reduces risk of disease by changing DNA Researchers have established that regular exercise changes the DNA of skeletal

Electronic, independent molded footrests

■■ Scientists studied biopsies of participants' thigh muscle

muscle cells, reducing the risk of disease. The finding comes from

exercise may – in part –

Scientists discovered

a study by the University of

come from the epigenetic

that after completing

Copenhagen which reveals

changes they prompt.

the endurance training,

how exercise remodels the

The research team studied

DNA in skeletal muscle, so

a group of healthy young men

enhancers in the skeletal

new signals are established

through a six-week endurance

muscle had been altered.

to keep the body healthy.

exercise programme. A biopsy of participants'

While it's known that

the structure of many

By connecting these enhancers to genetic

regular physical exercise

thigh muscle was collected

databases, they discovered

decreases the risk of virtually

before and after the exercise

many of the regulated

all chronic illnesses, the

intervention and examined

enhancers have already

mechanisms at play have

to see whether changes in

previously been identified

not been fully understood.

the epigenetic signature

as hotspots associated

The discovery suggests the

of their DNA occurred as

with human disease.

beneficial effects of physical

a result of training.


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follows TTM’s philosophy

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The heat from the treatment is intended to help remove excess water elements such as phlegm and mucus. After

where a herbal paste is placed

the ritual, the doctor prepares

on guests’ stomachs and then

a herbal steamroom to make

lit on fire by an experienced

it even easier to remove

practitioner to help detoxify

phlegm, mucus and encourage

respiratory systems. The

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives unveils new Aqua Wellness centre Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has upgraded its spa with a new Aqua Wellness Centre to enhance

■■ The hydrotherapy pool includes a range of zones

guests’ wellness journey. A highlight of the new menu

Wellness Centre features a

includes the 120-minute

custom-built hydrotherapy

Aquatherapy Escape

pool, ice fountain, steamroom

package costing US$380

and sauna, and also offers

(€320, £272) per person.

a new menu of water

“The Aqua Wellness

therapy treatments to

Centre and hydrotherapy

relieve stress and instil

pool are harmonious havens

a sense of relaxation.

of wellbeing and aim to quickly reset travellers’

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Traditional Thai Medicine is based on the four natural elements

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The Aqua Wellness Centre is a harmonious haven of wellbeing

a different part of the body.

Etienne Dalancon

in zones, where each station of the pool has been

bodies so they can enjoy the Maldives to the fullest,” said Etienne Dalancon, resort GM general manager. More:

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Soak in the city QC Terme is gearing up to unveil a US$50m Italian thermal spa on NYC’s historic Governor’s Island with sweeping skyline views


74,000sq ft Italian day spa is set to debut this september on New York’s picturesque Governors Island after a us$50m (€42.3m, £36.1m) investment and seven years of planning and restoration.

The vision Named QC NY, the destination is the 10th property in the portfolio of Milanbased wellness company QC Terme spas & Resorts. It marks the brand’s us debut and its first outpost outside of europe. Just minutes from the bustle of

Manhattan and Brooklyn via ferry, QC NY is designed as an enchanting oasis complete with lush grounds, outdoor thermal pools with striking views of

new York's Governor's Island (pictured)

ShutterStock/Laura San FiLLipo

■ The spa will open on

Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey, themed saunas and relaxation rooms – each with its own meticulously curated personality, scent and music. The location includes three historic army barrack buildings designed by architecture firm Rogers & Poor. Dating from the early 1900s, they were once used as officers’ quarters and feature

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Collegiate Gothic architecture. New York architect Bob Henry has been working with QC Terme on the project for the last seven years with a design remit to bring the brand’s signature Milan wellness experience to the us. ©Cybertrek Ltd ©Cybertrek 2021 Ltd sBinsider 2021 Issue 362 377

■ The US$50m thermal day spa will open in September

photo:Qc nY

I was inspired to deliver a therapeutic aqua-journey with delicious views back to Manhattan “I was inspired to re-purpose three

which can be customised with a choice

landmarked buildings into a ‘wellness

of music, technique, and aromas.

campus’ and integrate QC Terme’s unique

Massage treatments range between

hydrotherapy pools within this landscape

us$100 (€85, £72) and us$250 (€212,

to deliver a therapeutic aqua-journey

£181) and will be powered by sustainable

with delicious views back to Manhattan,”

Italian skincare brand Comfort Zone.

he told Spa Business. In Henry’s opinion, QC NY will be an

Day Passes, which start at us$88 (€74, £64), will include access to the

inclusive and affordable day resort,

entire spa, all amenities for the whole day

providing guests with the ultimate

and a round-trip ferry ticket.

wellbeing experience coupled with endearing Italian hospitality. Other wellness experiences will include Vichy showers, infrared beds, foot baths, hydro jets, steam baths and more.

The offering In addition to the spa amenities, guests will be able to purchase

The only exclusions are food, drink and massage services, which can be booked by appointment. Francesco Varni, QC Terme Group CeO commented: “We’re thrilled to see the New York vision come to light since

■ New York architect Bob Henry

we signed our lease four years ago on

has been working with QC Terme on

Governors Island.

the project for the last seven years

“We’re delighted to bring the quality

massage treatments, Italian bites and

and integrity of our spas to North

alcoholic beverages while they relax

America and we have plans to expand the

and restore. Guests can now pre-book

QC experience not only in North America

25-, 50- or 75-minute massages,

but worldwide.” ●

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■ The beating heart of Joali Being will be its 39-treatment-room spa – named Areka

Island getaway A unique immersive wellbeing retreat is set to open in Q4 under Turkish-based Gürallar Group's Joali brand


new nature immersive wellbeing

underpinned by four wellbeing pillars –

Being will launch on a tropical

mind, skin, microbiome and energy – and

Maldivian island in late 2021,

the project has been conceived with

conceived with input from

a sense of purpose and synergy so all

spa strategy's Claire Way and

elements work together to help guests

researcher Gerry Bodeker.

leave feeling healthier and happier, even

The retreat is being designed as a

haven of personalised and results-

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The 68-villa retreat’s philosophy is

retreat island named Joali

if they decide not to deeply engage in wellbeing services.

driven transformative programmes

Programmes will last between five

■ Claire Way, manging

which leave guests feeling renewed,

days to three weeks and all begin with

director of Spa Strategy

uplifted and inspired, with a new

an Intelligent Movement Analysis and an

sense of weightlessness.

Integrative Health Assessment.

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■ During construction, the island’s wild forest is being left untouched by architects Cuneyt Bukulmez

Wellness facilities

Way describes Joali Being as a stunning location that’s a complete break from life,

Joali will feature a 39-treatment-room

which is both remote yet accessible.

spa – named Areka – supplied by

“There are no distractions, only transformational spaces spread across the island, where everything you do enhances your health,” said Way, “the entire location is dedicated to enhancing wellbeing and bringing guests back to a new sense of weightlessness.” The concept of weightlessness anchors the retreat’s philosophy and has been developed with the help of Bodeker. sBinsider Issue 362Issue ©Cybertrek 377 Ltd ©Cybertrek 2021 Ltd 2021

There are no distractions, only transformational spaces spread across the island dedicated to enhancing wellbeing

Lemi and offering scientific therapies, diagnostic services, educational programmes and specialised therapeutic and alternative healing treatments. Areka will be complemented by Aktar, a dedicated herbology centre. Here, guests will be able to address wellbeing concerns with a resident herbalist who specialises in preparing natural remedies using herbs, spices and essential oils.●

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■■  The brand’s holistic oils and healing scents line 111Aromatics are used throughout treatments and available for purchase at the spa

111Skin makes Irish debut at Adare Manor with bespoke Rose Gold Renaissance facial

photo: 111SKIN


istoric Irish castle spa

of 20 years of surgical

and precious gold sheets for a

and golf resort Adare

knowledge and medically-

luxurious and relaxing facial.

Manor has partnered with

inspired delivery methods.

skincare brand 111Skin to

“Our revolutionary spa

Additional treatments include the unique Cryotherapy Energy

introduce an innovative spa

concept offers aesthetic

Facial using cryo technology

experience, unique to Ireland.

performance face and body

and the 111Body Aesthetics

The new 111Spa/Clinic

treatments and provides the

collection which is made up of

at Adare Manor in County

ultimate luxury experience,

targeted treatments that focus

Limerick is offering guests

elevated with medically-

on specific sections of the body to full-body experiences.

a bespoke spa menu, made

inspired innovation and

■■  Dr Yannis Alexandrides,

in collaboration between the

111Skin products,”

111Skin co-founder

property and skincare brand,

Alexandrides commented.

and healing scents line

utilising signature techniques

A standout feature of

111Aromatics is used

the menu is the exclusive

throughout treatments

treatment only to be found

and available for

cosmetic surgeon Dr Yannis

at Adare Manor, The Rose

purchase at the spa.

Alexandrides and brand

Gold Renaissance.

and 111Skin skincare. Developed by leading

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This 90-minute ritual utilises both Rose Quartz Crystals

The brand’s holistic oils

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SUPPLIER NEWS Biologique Recherche introduces new sculpting body cream photo: BIOLOGIQUE RECHERCHE


iologique Recherche has

thighs and arms – using

unveiled Liposculpt AC – a

upward movements.

multi-action slimming care

“With its unique combination

product designed to refine the

of lipolytic and draining active

figure, reduce the appearance

ingredients, Liposculpt AC is a

of cellulite and firm the skin.

genuine ally in the promotion

The formula’s lipolytic and

of fat breakdown to reduce adipose tissue,” explained Laure

are blended to help combat

Bouscharain, head of R&D.

adipose cellulite and aqueous

“This body care product

■■  Laure Bouscharain,

cellulite. Together they’re

reduces the appearance of

Biologique Recherche’s

claimed to facilitate the

cellulite, visibly refines the

elimination of fatty deposits

figure and firms the skin with

and water stored in the tissues.

a view to realigning the body.”

head of R&D

Biologique Recherche


draining active ingredients

The new product is the

recommends applying

combination of two of

■■  Liposculpt AC has been

Liposculpt AC in the morning

Biologique Recherche’s

created to target cellulite

and evening onto areas

existing slimming creams

to be treated – including

named Crème Anti-C and

the stomach, buttocks,

Crème Amincissante MC110.

More on

Germaine De Capuccini unveils brightening Vitamin C facial


panish skincare brand Germaine de Capuccini has created a new vitamin C

facial designed to leave clients with a glowing complexion and a more even skin tone. The 60-minute Timexpert Radiance C+ Illuminating photoGERMAINE DE CAPUCCINI

Facial treatment incorporates four products including: – Synergyage – Aox System Ferulic Acid – Timexpert C+ Pure Vitamin C Antioxidant Facial Concentrate

■■  Clare Dickens, MD of Totally UK

– Timexpert Radiance C+ Energising Facial Oleo

C’s effects. Products are also

stimulate cell metabolism,

C a further six times in both

Serum with Vitamin C

enriched with Japanese Ume

maximise the formula’s benefits

the retail and professional

– Timexpert Radiance

plum extract plus Germaine

and provide high levels of

products," said Clare Dickens,

C+ Illuminating Anti Fatigue

de Capuccini’s patented HLG

hydration and improve firmness.

MD of Totally UK, Germaine de

Mask with Vitamin C.

nanopolymer compound.

The above products are

Made up of hyaluronic acid,

“The addition of the

Cappuccini’s UK distributor.

patented HLG nanopolymer

blended with vitamin E and

lysine and glutamic acid, HLG

is responsible for multiplying

ferulic acid to amplify Vitamin

nanopolymer is designed to

the effectiveness of vitamin


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IMPROVED SKIN TEXTURE compared to a leading competitor product


5X more

* Clinical study on 60 women (avg. age 50.4 yrs old), all skin types. The efficacy and tolerance were tested on day 0, 14 and 28. Performed by Laboratoires Dermo-Cosmetik (G.M. Collin) on site. Individual results may vary.


SUPPLIER NEWS Scrummi Spa launches plant-based compostable therapist aprons


ustainable textile brand Scrummi Spa has introduced a new

protective apron for therapists working in the professional beauty sector that’s 100 per cent plastic-free and made from plant-based material. Recognising the concerns of the professional beauty photo: SCRUMMI SPA

industry over the large volumes of plastic and non-recyclable PPE being used due to the pandemic, the team at Scrummi

■■ Robert Cooper, managing director of Scrummi Spa

set out to provide more planet-friendly alternatives.

“Any dent we can make in

looking to provide innovative

is currently using thousands

“The global beauty sector

this with more sustainable

sustainable solutions to the

certified by the internationally-

of tonnes of plastic and non-

options is a benefit both our

next environmental challenge

recognised Seedling standard

recyclable PPE every month,”

industry and the planet.

within spa and beauty.”

EN13432 meaning it’s suitable

says Robert Cooper, MD of

for composting in commercial

Scrummi and co-founder of the

sustainability into everything

and domestic waste streams.

Sustainable Spa Association,

we do means we’re always

The new BioApron is

“Our core value of instilling

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Team Dr Joseph launches sustainable amenity collection Team Dr Joseph has unveiled the Zero Waste

Natural Body Care collection, designed not only to benefit skin photo: © Team Dr Joseph

photo: © Team Dr Joseph


kin health and spa brand

and hair, but also the planet. Rich in valuable oils and active ingredients, the skincare brand has launched sustainable solid amenity cubes available

■■  Fabian Franz, Team Dr Joseph management

in three different formulations: White Pearl Hand Wash, Radiant Rose Shampoo + Conditioner and Green Grace Body Wash.

develop alternative hotel amenities that are 100 per

Dr Joseph has produced a

cent natural, skin-friendly,

wet them like soap to reveal a

travel bag for the amenities to

regionally produced, plastic-

mild foam designed to leave skin

encourage consumers to take

and packaging-free, and also

or hair feeling soft and supple.

the cubes wherever they go.

respect the hotel's budget.”

According to the company, one

All packaging is created from FSC recycled paper plus Team

To use the cubes, consumers


■■ To use the cubes, consumers wet them like soap to reveal a foam

Fabian Franz, Team Dr

cube produces the equivalent

Joseph management,

of 500ml of shampoo.

said: “We wanted to

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