Pulse January 2023 | Page 60



1 . Global spa development firm TLEE Spas + Wellness teamed up with Auberge Resorts Collection to reveal a new 12,000- square-foot spa at wellness destination resort Stanly Ranch . Design plans for the destination took inspiration from its scenic location in the heart of California ’ s wine country . “ It ’ s rooted in nature and is inherently social in its sensibility , encouraging meaningful connections , relaxation and recovery within the context of pleasure and celebration ,” said Tracy Lee , president and founder of TLEE Spas .
2 . STRATA Integrated Wellness at Garden of the Gods Resort & Club in Colorado has partnered with licensed psychologist Dr . Angie Dunn of Cottonwood Creek Wellness Center . “ Dr . Dunn ’ s expertise in behavioral health will help us to expand our service options , and we are thrilled to have her join our team in-house ,” says Dr . Michael J . Barber , medical director at STRATA Integrated Wellness Spa .“ At STRATA , we focus on the whole person and Dr . Dunn ’ s work will be transformative for her patients .”
3 . HydraFacial announced the release of its HydraFacial x JLo Beauty Booster to providers nationwide as a customized treatment addition for any HydraFacial . This is the company ’ s first celebrity partnership , and presales for the highly anticipated booster sold out on the first day . Inspired by JLo Beauty ’ s “ That JLo Glow ” retail serum , the professional booster will deliver Jennifer Lopez ’ s iconic glowy skin care to consumers through HydraFacial ’ s handpiece and Vortex- Fusion technology .
4 . Soothe and Woodhouse Spas have teamed up to provide additional professional staff to Woodhouse franchise locations . Woodhouse Spas ’ 75-plus locations across 22 states will now be able to offer available shifts to licensed massage , esthetician , cosmetology and nail tech providers via the Soothe platform .“ We ’ re excited to be partnering with Woodhouse Spas to help them meet their high demand and help fill in the gaps in the labor market ,” said Soothe CEO John Ellis .
5 . Spa , beauty , wellness and medical equipment supplier Gharieni Group has completed the acquisition of established Dutch beauty equipment manufacturer Bentlon . “ The acquisition of Bentlon is a logical step toward more diversity in our product portfolio ,” says Sammy Gharieni , CEO and founder of Gharieni Group .“ The combination of Bentlon ’ s high-end products infused with Gharieni Group ’ s innovative spirit means we ’ ll see some exciting new developments .”