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March Spa and Supplier Openings, Moves and Growth

Posted: March 18, 2011
The newly constructed Shimmer Spa North at The Roxbury, Contemporary Catskill Lodging in Roxbury, NY

The newly constructed Shimmer Spa North at The Roxbury, Contemporary Catskill Lodging in Roxbury, NY.

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. entered into an agreement with Dermacyte Switzerland Ltd. of Zurich for the sale of Dermacyte products. 877-699-6248

Empire Education Group, one of the largest providers of cosmetology education in North America, acquired The M.G. Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts, based in Burbank, CA. Founder Marvin G. Westmore is a six-time Emmy-nominated, third-generation Hollywood makeup artist, with more than 45 years in consumer makeup, and in the motion picture and television industry. The facility will operate under the name The Westmore Academy at Empire and Westmore will remain as a consultant to Empire for the academy. 866-232-2771

Syneron Medical Ltd. acquired privately held Pharos Life Corporation, makers of the Tända home-use light therapy product line. 866-259-6661

Bellus Academy acquired The American Academy of Cosmetology and Massage Therapy (AACMT) in Manhattan, KS. The school is now known as The Bellus Academy—Manhattan Campus. 800-396-9187

In an effort to increase and support green awareness and the reduction of the environmental footprint in the spa industry, Szép Élet, distributor of ilike organic skin care, has become a Guiding Star sponsor for the Green Spa Network. 888-290-6238