Spa and Supplier Awards & Recognition for December 2012

A random-drawing contest was recently held by jane iredale for its U.S. retail partners to win a two-night, all-expenses-paid Meet Jane Award Trip. The winners were Kelly George, owner, and Melody Hedinger, front desk manager, of Skinsations in Tell City, IN. They participated in a marketing meeting and enjoyed a day to explore Boston, tour jane iredale’s headquarters in Great Barrington, MA, and have a one-on-one dinner with Jane Iredale. The purpose of the contest was to incentivize retail partners to grow their businesses, with higher achieving retail partners receiving more chances to enter. 800-762-1132

PCA Skin recently won the Excellence in Global Business Award, accepted by PCA’s international business manager Jamie True, left, from the Arizona District Export Council, given to an Arizona exporter to recognize international business success. 877-722-7546

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Cary, NC, was selected as “Best Spa” by Cary News’ 2012 Best of Cary edition. The spa offers a full scope of wellness services that allows clients to relax, refresh and restore at reasonable rates. 866-889-7866

Cosmetologists Chicago received the American Graphic Design Award, presented by Graphic Design USA magazine, for its 2012 concept print advertisement published in spa and salon industry publications for America’s Beauty Show® 2012, which was co-located with Face & Body® Midwest ( 312-321-6809,

Crystal Mountain’s Crystal Spa in Thompsonville, MI, was named Sustainable Resort Spa of the Year by the Green Spa Network. Other winners included Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, for Eco-Healthy Culinary Leadership; Natural Body Spa & Shop, Atlanta, for Sustainable Day Spa of the Year; and Auberge Resorts for Corporate Sustainability Leadership. 800-275-3045,

Tweezerman’s Slant Tweezer was named the best tweezer in the “Tools” category of the Allure 2012 Best of Beauty Awards. 800-645-3340

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