RevitaLash® Cosmetics’ NEW AquaBlur™ Hydrating Eye Gel & Primer

Hydrate, blur, and prime all-at-once with RevitaLash® Cosmetics’ NEW AquaBlur™ Hydrating Eye Gel & Primer. Infuse skin with immediate hydration to visibly plump and smooth, improving the appearance of aging. Blur imperfections and create the perfect canvas for makeup application while delivering key nutrients for beautifully quenched skin, with a conscience.

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“Spa Pro Connect” to Match World’s Top Therapists with Leading Spas and Resorts

(St. Louis, MO) December 1, 2018 – For twenty-five years Hutchinson Consulting has been the hospitality industry’s most trusted executive search and recruiting firm, matching the best candidates with the finest four and five-star resorts. Today, following a year of unprecedented growth, the company announces the launch of a new division, Spa Pro Connect, created to further support client needs by sourcing top massage therapists for placement in the finest destination, resort and hotel spas in the country.

“The importance of highly trained, experienced massage therapists has never been higher,” said Michael G. Tompkins, a partner at Hutchinson Consulting. “World class spas and their clients expect a level of professionalism unique to the resort environment where talented, licensed therapists are valued for their specialized skill set. The time has come for a professional search firm and hospitality clients to regard massage therapists as a brand differentiator in spa.”

Spa Pro Connect will be led by wellness industry veteran Diane Trieste. With a diverse background that includes all aspects of spa operations, Trieste excels in working with business owners and management to capitalize on the integration of education, culture, professionalism and people in order to deliver an experience that exceeds expectations for both clients and therapists. A licensed massage therapist herself, Trieste has held leadership roles at Shankara Spa, Canyon Ranch and Bellus Academy. Trieste was part of the executive team that started Cortiva Education and is a noted speaker and author.

“Joining the team at Hutchinson Consulting means I can expand my service to the spa industry in an innovative new way,” said Trieste. “Spa Pro Connect addresses the shortage of highly-talented practitioners and creates a way for top spas to have confidence that they can meet guest demand.”

Through a proprietary interview, education and vetting process, Spa Pro Connect will assure hospitality clients that massage therapists presented for employment have the skills required for four and five-star spas. Licensed therapists will discover professional environments where their skills are honored and employment needs met by the finest hospitality establishments in the industry.

“Hutchinson Consulting has long-standing executive placement relationships with the world’s best spas,” adds Tompkins. “Expanding services to include licensed massage therapists is a natural progression.”

Licensed massage therapists can learn more about Spa Pro Connect by visiting



Don’t Miss Out

Presented by CAHHS, CRAFT, MSA, SIA & ZAG

World Forum, B-16

Tuesday, January 29: 9 – 10:30a

RSVP required to attend; attendance strictly capped.

Start your Market day off right with hot breakfast! Join roundtable discussions by topic or store type. Come and go, circulate around to tables of interest, arrive late, leave early. Ask burning questions of your retail community and gain insightful advice from talented subject matter experts. Exchange best practices, explore solutions to your toughest challenges and network with fellow buyers. Existing and prospective association buyer members are welcome. 

Ken Dychtwald: How the Age Wave pathfinder inspired a new view of aging

This acclaimed psychologist, gerontologist, author, and consultant has made ‘exceptional and lasting contributions’ to the active- aging industry—for which he recently received the ICAA INSPIRE Award.


by Colin Milner

A singular figure in the aging sphere, Ken Dychtwald, PhD, has seemingly done it all. This leading-edge Boomer has spent more than four decades focused on older adults and they’re potential, emerging as an early visionary on an aging world.

Dychtwald, a psychologist and gerontologist, is today widely viewed as North America’s most original thinker about the social, economic, healthcare, marketing and workforce implications of the age wave—a term he coined in the 1980s. He is a bestselling author of 16 books, including Bodymind (1977),

Age Wave (1989), Healthy Aging (1998), Age Power: How the 21st Century Will Be Ruled by the New Old (1999) and A New Purpose: Redefining Work, Leisure, Money, Success, and Retirement (2009).

The founding CEO of renowned consultancy Age Wave, Dychtwald has served as a fellow of the World Economic football every day until our moms called us in for dinner. Neither of my parents had gone to college, so my ambitions were both aspirational and ordinary.

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Comphy Hot Product: Head Wrap

Designed to protect the face and hair during spa treatments, this head wrap is made of absorbent terry on one side and two layers of our Comphy twill fabric on the other for optimal comfort. It features a high-quality Velcro panel to ensure a secure, custom fit is machine washable.  Available in cream and grey.  Visit Comphy for more info.

My Little Sparkles–Style Delivered

Spa people are busy! We deliver Spa retail Pre Packaged Collections. Gorgeous, quality, merchandise. 100% Recycled gift boxes, displays. We provide them with everything they need to get selling right away. Making lives a little bit easier and producing an extra stream of revenue! Each collection plugs straight into their retail. Reorder is on Demand! No minimums, no commitments, no obligations. Simply, we deliver value so we get to stick around.

Each box contains a limited, curated collection. Simply keep the items you love (All?), or write a custom order, and send back the rest with the prepaid USPS label.

My Little Sparkles.  Style delivered right to your office!