■ British skincare brand Elemis has launched into four more UK spas as it continues to expand its portfolio. Its products and treatments are now available in Hale Country Club and Spa in Cheshire (pictured); Champneys Eastwell Manor in Kent; Fowey Hall Spa in Cornwall; and 30 James Street, Morgan’s Spa in Liverpool.
■ The International Institute of Anti-Ageing (iiaa) is boosting consumer awareness of its professional brands by partnering with employee benefit agencies. Staff at large companies are given special packages which include offers on Advanced Nutrition Programme, Environ and Jane Iredale products.
■ The Spa at the Midland in Manchester has partnered with educational foundation Wellness for Cancer to create an experience for guests living with or recovering from cancer, focusing on nourishing skin and reducing anxiety. Spa director Helena Grzesk said: “We want all our clients to feel special and relaxed while they are with us.”
■ Copenhagen-based skincare brand True North is moving its headquarters to Paris in a bid to go global. Partnering with Stephane Tsassis, former senior vice president of Coty, and Didier Picard, former vice president at Estee Lauder Companies, the company plans to establish itself as global distribution business True North International within five years.
■ Warren Scarr has been promoted to managing director of Sally UK & Ireland, replacing Michael Dewey, who is returning to the US after 10 years with the company. Warren will oversee all UK and Ireland brands in the Sally family, including Sally, Salon Services, Beauty Express and Salon Success.