Mordor Intelligence reveals that the global spa market is projected to grow at a rate of 5.7% during the forecast period 2018 to 2023.
Increased focus on health and beauty and rising expenditure on luxury are the major drivers of the market. In India, however, the desire to indulge in ‘spa-cations’ and a sudden awakening towards wellbeing has fuelled the growth of destination spas and wellness centres. With this as a backdrop, in this Spa and Wellness issue, we assess the role of destination spas and wellness centres. Off late, strewn across scenic locales of the country, they are going all out to lure that segment of the population that is conscious of their health and wellbeing.
In the Hair section, we present Gen Itoh who taps into his talent and has been balancing it with the right amount of hard work and creativity. With over 17 years of experience to his credit, he shares his professional journey. Meet Creative Design Team Educator with Moroccanoil, Kumi Itoh, who began her artistic and aesthetic education in Tokyo, slowly growing up to be an established hairdresser and a session stylist. She has now become a renowned name in the hair industry with enough talent to support it. On the homefront, we bring Sanjeev Kumar, Creative Director at Style N Scissors in Jaipur, Aditi Vyas, Founder and Stylist at Continuity Salon in Mumbai, and Avani Yashwin, Owner and Stylist, Happy In The Head in Mumbai, who predict pastel hair colours to be the fitting choice of millennials. Soft and subtle hues across the spectrum will make quite a statement, they say. The recently concluded TIGI Backstage Heroes Season 2 declared Mohammad Amjad, from Salon 11 Jalandhar, as the winner. The humble champion did a fantastic job and has bagged a seven-day trip to TIGI’s Academy in London!
In the Beauty section, we showcase Agrika Kalra, independent make-up artist. She shares pearls of wisdom with all those who want to branch out on their own and make a great career in make-up artistry. A make-up kit essential, the ULTRA UNDERBASE by Kryolan is a preliminary step to make-up. What’s more, the multifaceted product works like magic on the skin. Guest author Dr Pallavi Sule, Dermatologist and Aesthetic Physician, shares her views on the sudden rise and demand of cosmetic procedures in India. In skin care, Adroit Market Research reveals that the global face masks market is expected to touch $11.37 billion by 2025, expanding at a significant CAGR of 10.2% from 2018 to 2025 owing to increased demand for better personal care. With us, players in the business of manufacturing and marketing face masks throw light on the product category.
In Spa Focus, we feature Tattva Spa in Jaipur. The neat layout and design has successfully translated the same to convey a feeling of serenity. The décor elements add to the overall muted colour scheme and are calming, too. In Wellness View, we showcase Hans-Peter Veit, Director of Nescens Spa at Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, who highlights the importance of listening to your client.
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