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Spa & Supplier Openings, Moves and Growth for August

Magic Hands Skin & Body in New Jersey, celebrated the opening of its new location in Westfield, as well as the introduction of its 24-hour concierge appointments, with an evening of beauty, fashion and entertainment. Magic Hands is owned by Lora Condon, founder of the New Jersey Beauty and Wellness Professionals, as well as an esthetician and celebrity makeup artist. The guests enjoyed a complimentary raffle featuring luxe prizes, food, performances, as well as a summer trends fashion presentation. 973-467-0992

Universal Companies’ School Partnership Program is now affiliated with Delta Career Education Corporation schools, providing customized curriculums and consultative support for two of its brands: Control Corrective Skincare Systems and Farmaesthetics Fine Herbal Skincare. 800-558-5571

Illinois-based Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas, which was recently awarded a Silver Trumpet from the Publicity Club of Chicago for its “Mario, Make Me a Model” campaign, launched MARIO plus, a massage membership program that costs $50, allowing clients to receive $25 off every full-service massage of 50 minutes or longer for 12 months. The program includes all available massages. 847-202-1900

Tweezerman’s VIP Professional Program provides gifts, special offers and event invitations to skin care, makeup and nail professionals in return for their feedback. Applications are currently being accepted. 800-645-3340

The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, CA, recently completed a privately financed, 19 month-long expansion that added new amenities, and 165 guest rooms and suites. 707-251-1900

Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, FL, opened the Lil’ Spa for its younger guests. Targeted at kids between 4–11 years old, the spa’s services are designed specifically for young ones, incorporating organic, paraben-free products created just for children. The treatments range from 25–50 minutes, and can be enjoyed along with parents. Each service is designed to enhance the child’s development, vitality and self-confidence, and instruction is provided allowing parents and kids to learn quick and easy ways to continue the techniques at home. 561-533-3715

The Spa at Boyne Highlands Resort opened at the Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs, MI. Resort guests and day visitors can relax and rejuvenate in the new facility, which offers four treatment rooms, a relaxation area and a spa boutique, with access to an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness facility. The menu includes body and facial services, as well as its signature treatment, Bamboo Massage. 231-526-3846

Naturopathica Holistic Health launched a partner-only website for spa and retail partners. The wholesale portal gives spa partners the tools and resources to help gain new clients, develop sophisticated spa menus, and easily and cost-effectively train therapists and retail staff. 800-669-7618

Aqua Care for Me opened in Los Angeles, offering Watsu water-based services, helping clients overcome common problems ranging from arthritic pain to anxiety and fatigue in a calming, soothing environment. 310-210-0624

California-based Bellus Academy, which recently provided complimentary makeovers to women of the faith-based charity Interfaith, has incorporated WaveMotion bodywork technology into its curriculum. 800-396-9187

Malibu Wellness launched a newly redesigned website that features a modern-yet-serene design, as well as a portal customized with specific spa information for the company’s professional accounts. The site offers professionals how-to videos and in-depth education, as well as an e-commerce retail area that allows skin care professionals to earn a 50% sales credit they can apply toward their own Malibu Wellness purchases. 800-622-7332

MindBody Web-based business management software is working with Listen360 to bring client feedback management to subscribers. The technology captures and analyzes customer feedback in real time, displaying it on dashboards so spas can understand client concerns and feedback, and take action. 877-755-4279

Murrieta Day Spa in Murrieta, CA, recently became a fully accredited Murad Inclusive Health Center, allowing the facility to offer a program to assess total body wellness and Inclusive Health practitioners to create customized programs for clients to help them optimize beauty, health and wellness. To celebrate the milestone, a special launch event was held in June allowing attendees to meet Howard Murad, MD, the founder of Murad, Inc., and enjoy mini treatments, refreshments and gift bags, as well as a silent auction with the proceeds being donated to Camp del Corazon featuring a piece of Murad’s artwork. 310-726-3338