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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 tting 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!
Salon International reflects the interest of urban Indians in beauty and service offerings, and opens a window into the world of personal grooming as a business. Read globally by salon and spa owners, hair and make-up artists, professional brands, aestheticians and academicians, and more, in the field of beauty and wellness, the magazine brings with it 360° know-how of the glo-cal industry. It has top notch content that covers the spectrum with topics on trends, salon management, interviews of experts, market reports, insights and case studies, merchandising strategies, and more. A comprehensive, youthful and dynamic magazine, Salon International offers its readers quality updates on trends and techniques and cutting edge scoops in the trade. It addresses a sector that is growing steadily (at nearly 40 percent per year in India) with academies growing at 20 percent; national and local distributors and importers rapidly adding brands to their portfolios as bigger players continue to open subsidiaries and existing manufacturers step up production in proportion to the increasing needs of the end consumer. A collector's item, Salon International is a must for new entrepreneurs and established players, both.