Spa & Supplier Openings, Moves & Growth in January

Romane Fragrances is being re-branded to Tru Fragrance, a fragrance development partner that creates, manufactures, launches and markets private fragrance brands worldwide. The company also moved its new headquarters to 7725 S. Quincy, Willowbrook, IL 60527. 800-443-3000

DaySmart Software’s Salon Iris has teamed up with Demandforce, an optional automated marketing solution feature that helps turn existing clients into marketing tools. 800-527-7600

Professional makeup artist and esthetician Melanie Rizzo recently opened M for Makeup Beauty Boutique in Countryside, IL, offering airbrush makeup, body bronzing, expert brow design and lash extensions. 708-381-9949

The Philip Douglas Salon in Naples, FL, recently became a Repêchage Spa de Beauté. Owner Philip Douglas welcomed Repêchage founder and CEO Lydia Sarfati and the public to a champagne brunch and an open house with skin consultations at the salon, with a percentage of the sales during the event going to Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Foundation. In other company news, Sarfati and Susan Vindics, the company’s national business development manager, launched Repêchage Biolight to skin care professionals in the United Kingdom, Dubai and Malta with a morning brunch, and to the London press during an afternoon tea event. 800-248-7546

Cures by Avancé is now being distributed by Masello Salon Services of New England, one of the leading beauty distributors in the Northeast. 800-777-7546,

Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, makers of Clarisonic, was acquired by L’Oréal, which will contribute to the company’s marketing, distribution and R&D capabilities. 888-525-2747,

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