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By Kelsey Blackwell
Spas are starting from the ground up to stay competitive and mirror the desires of their clientele.
By Sarah Kajonborrirak
Vibrant vegetation and rich traditions are giving this country’s spas a natural touch.
By Nancy Jeffries
The link between nutrition and beauty is inspiring a new breed of beauty products. Marketers are recognizing the value of rolling health care and beauty into overall treatment programs supported by eco-friendly products, and both manufacturers and consumers are feeling their way through a transition as conscience and economics converge.
By Euromonitor International
The cosmetics and toiletries industry continues to benefit from a combination of strong macroeconomic trends and key demographic factors. Innovation and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing circumstances remain vital to success.
Green Spa Network was recently formed, dedicated to bringing environmentally sustainable operating practices to the spa industry. The founding spas are Auberge Resorts in Mill Valley, CA; Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa in Corona, CA; Natural Body Spa & Shoppe in Atlanta; Naturopathica Spa in East Hampton, NY; Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary in Freestone, CA; and Strong House Spa in Quechee, VT. 707-874-1963, firstname.lastname@example.org
Frederic Holzberger, founder and president of Aveda Fredric’s Corporation, has received the President’s Environmental Award in recognition of his vision, desire and ability to be environmental at all levels of his business. 877-283-3233
Spa Radiance in San Francisco is opening a manicure/pedicure bar called PURE that’s eco-friendly just in time for Earth Day 2007. An array of nail treatments will be done with natural products. 451-346-6281
Natural cosmetic sales are booming in France, increasing 40% in 2005, according to Organic Monitor, a business research and consulting company. Due to growing awareness of chemicals in products, consumers are shying away from traditional staples and opting for natural toiletries, makeup and hair care. A new study by Organic Monitor shows that sales are continuing to rise in 2006. In addition, with more than 1,700 choices on the market, organic products account for about one-fourth of all natural cosmetic sales.