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Spa & Supplier Openings, Moves and Growth in May

Sciton, Inc., a manufacturer of laser and light systems for the aesthetic medical market, has established a direct presence in Canada, expanding its marketing, sales, clinical education and service offerings through direct Canadian operations. 888-646-6999

SpaEquip, Inc. recently launched the SpaCare Group, a division dedicated to bringing high-quality skin care products and caring service to the spa industry. The division includes five dedicated sales and training professionals located throughout the country. 877-778-1686

Sago Spa & Salon, a newly renovated spa inspired by the vitality and rich ecosystems of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, opened at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina in Cambridge, MD. The 18,000-square-foot facility received $1 million in comprehensive renovations, including 13 treatment rooms featuring cutting-edge equipment, a co-ed relaxation room and a full retail area. Eco-friendly materials were used whenever possible during the renovation. The spa’s menu features Thalgo and Naturopathica product lines. 410-901-1234

Marinello Schools of Beauty, a nationwide chain of beauty schools, recently opened five new campus locations in Lawrence, Manhattan, Overland Park, Topeka and Wichita, KS. The schools offer a full roster of programs in cosmetology, esthetics and nail technology. 800-648-3413

The Spa at French Lick at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana, recently added four massage rooms, larger soaking tubs and a new shower system. The additional rooms will result in a total of 28 rooms in the 27,000-square-foot spa.888-936-9360

Top of The Palms Spa recently opened at Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort in Orlando, FL, featuring a coconut-infused theme; four dual treatment rooms, one of which is a wet room; a relaxation lounge overlooking the pool courtyard with plush seating, and hand and foot rituals; and an esthetician room. The spa’s signature experiences include the Palm Massage, Palm Bamboo Indulgence Body Treatment, Palm Radiant Facial and Top of The Palms Spa Package. 407-550-1024

Spokane, WA-based Northern Quest Resort & Casino recently unveiled a new name and philosophy for its spa and salon ... La Rive Spa, a name that pays tribute to the river that has brought health, beauty and tranquility to the Kalispel tribe of Indians, owners of the property. Throughout the spa, Kalispel-inspired artwork, beading and basketwork have been added, as have state-of-the-art pedicure stations and the inclusion of the Spa Ritual brand. Plans are underway for the development of a full line of indigenous-inspired treatment oils, creams, scrubs and lotions for use in spa treatments. 509-481-6108

Knoxville, TN-based Salon Visage recently launched a smartphone application called the Visage Concierge. The app allows clients to request appointments, receive appointment notifications and check scheduled visits by phone. 865-694-4000