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TallGrass Aveda Spa in Evergreen, CO,transformed its lower level relaxation area and treatment rooms into an elegant environment that is quiet and soothing.

TallGrass Aveda Spa in Evergreen, CO,transformed its lower level relaxation area and treatment rooms into an elegant environment that is quiet and soothing.

Image Skincare hosted a worldwide launch party on February 20 in most of the cities where the company’s product is distributed, including Las Vegas, Hong Kong, London, Boston and many more. Each party gave licensed skin care professionals the opportunity to see, test and purchase Image’s new products at a discounted price. The new products include an extension of The Max, a new reconstructive MD line; and a six-color range of flawless foundation, I-Conceal. Also, the company’s headquarters recently relocated to a new building in Palm Beach, FL. 800-796-7546

BiON Research recently moved to a new facility that better meets its needs for developing and packaging skin care products at 6020 S. 58th St., Lincoln, NE 68516-3641. 402-438-5929

In line with Atzen’s international expansion, company founder Catherine Atzen traveled to Kuwait in December to launch the brand in the Middle East. The visit, organized by Bio-Tech Medical, Atzen’s Middle Eastern distributor, included a seminar by Catherine Atzen titled “Age Reverse Safely.” 800-468-4362

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture, a beauty university chain located in the Midwest, now offers a series of beauty how-to videos on YouTube to assist professionals and consumers alike with training about how to achieve new trends and styles. 866-698-0220

DermaConcepts, distributor of Environ Skin Care for the Eastern United States, expanded its facilities in early January 2012 to include a larger warehouse and office annex. Although the corporate headquarters is still located in Mashpee, MA, the company has opened two new regional offices in Orlando and Charlotte, NC, to better serve its growing client base in the Southeastern United States. 877-337-6227

Skin care professional, Anna Golub, has opened Afrodita Boutique in Providence, RI. Although her professional skin care clinic, Renaissance Clinique, is at a different location, consumers can purchase skin care, makeup and European fashion at Afrodita Salon-Boutique. 401-272-7700

TallGrass Aveda Spa in Evergreen, CO,transformed its lower level relaxation area and treatment rooms into an elegant environment that is quiet and soothing. The updated space features calming colors, classic styles and bold design elements, offering a place of solitude for meditation, reading, or just sitting quietly and relaxing. The treatment rooms feature current soundproofing technology, as well as custom cabinetry and comfortable, easily adjustable treatment tables. 303-670-4444

West Coast beauty school chain Marinello Schools of Beauty is expanding to the East Coast, acquiring 10 new campus locations, nine of which are located in Connecticut and one in Massachusetts. Each campus location will provide in-depth programs for cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring education, and will provide spa services to clients at affordable prices. 800-648-3413

Cures By Avancé is now in a distribution partnership with Beauty Revolution, a leading, family owned beauty distributor in California. 800-777-7546

Stript Wax Bar, a San Francisco-based waxing-only facility, recently opened a new location in Walnut Creek, CA. 925-296-0912

Beauty and The Bull Spa & Med Spa opened in Durham, NC, offering traditional spa services, as well as cutting-edge medical spa treatments. The spa’s staff includes a board-certified plastic surgeon, and the interior features a sophisticated coastal chic decor, including an antique Japanese bar. 919-354-5933

Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas moved its New York City flagship location to a new, 21,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility at 663 Fifth Avenue, offering a modern day spa that is contemporary, yet elegant, designed to transport clients to a higher state of relaxation and rejuvenation. 888-232-2425

Institut’ DERMed Clinical Skincare launched a professional training website that will serve as an educational support site for the supplier’s product wholesale accounts. It offers product knowledge, online classes on skin disorders, articles, industry information and more. 770-454-7788

Somme Institute launched a new blog, authored by a group of company experts led by esthetician Michelle Reid and top company executives. The blog plans to offer tips and tricks, a consumer Q&A and chat forums, and will provide access to the company’s experts. 866-667-6663